Wendy Red Star (b. 1981, Billings, MT) received a BFA from Montana State University, Bozeman, and an MFA in sculpture from University of California, Los Angeles. Red Star has exhibited in the United States and abroad at venues including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fondation Cartier pour l’ Art Contemporain, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Portland Art Museum, Hood Art Museum, St. Louis Art Museum, Cue Art Foundation, Seattle Art Museum, and the Minneapolis Institute of Art, among others. She served a visiting lecturer at institutions including Yale University, the Figge Art Museum, the Banff Centre, National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Dartmouth College, CalArts, Flagler College, and I.D.E.A. Space in Colorado Springs. In 2017, Red Star was awarded the Louis Comfort Tiffany Award, and in 2018, she received a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship. The artist’s work is featured in numerous collections, including the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, the Library of Congress, the Minnesota Museum of American Art, Portland Art Museum, and St. Louis Art Museum, among many others. In 2019, Red Star will have her first career survey exhibition at the Newark Museum in Newark New Jersey. The artist lives and works in Portland, Oregon.