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Studio Sessions: Garett Yahn

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Hello, and welcome to the next installment of Studio Sessions with Boston-area artist Garett Yahn.

Garett Yahn is a 2011 MFA graduate from the School of the Museum of Fine Art in Boston, and earned a combined undergraduate degree in fine art and art education from Viterbo University in LaCrosse, Wisconsin in 2005. Garett uses performance and art interventions to examine relationships among individuals within a community, and between himself and his family. His work often utilizes a very simple device, such as shaving, or receiving a haircut, or buying a pair of shoes, but frames the experience in a way that inspires thought and introspection on the activity at hand.

Listen as Garett discusses a wide variety of his projects and how he creates art out of seemingly everyday activities.

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About Author

Matt Kuhlman is an artist, writer, and journalist originally from Lawrence, KS. He earned his BFA in printmaking from the University of Kansas, and a Master's in journalism, also from the University of Kansas. His artwork has appeared in dozens of shows throughout the past decade, and Big Red & Shiny is the fourth online publication his work has appeared in. Currently in the Boston area, he has also lived in Albuquerque, Milwaukee, New York City, and rural Kentucky.

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