Sadie Sheldon has been living and working in New Orleans since graduating from Kalamazoo College in 2010. Her work is an exploration of discarded materials, found in and around the New Orleans, and reimagines our environment comprised of synthetic waste products. Over the course of her time in the city, she has received an MFA from Tulane University, been a member of Staple Goods Gallery and the Aquarium Collective, and worked collaboratively with several artists and businesses in the area. She has worked as an artist-in-residence at the Vermont Studio Center, Basement6, the Birdsell Project and will be a resident of the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology in the Winter of 2018. Recently a recipient of the Art Prize Big Pitch, her work will be on display in a Grand Rapids public space in the fall of 2018.