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Seeking studio assistant

Short turn around, but Studio MoorWall is hiring a couple studio assistants this summer. See the details in the following link. Earth Art Chicago (due June 10th)

“Nestful” featured in Block Club Chicago

The art installation “Nestful” transforms a dying oak tree into a habitat for dozens of migratory birds and insects. “The area is just prime for a lot of the birds coming through,” one of the artists said. by Jake Wittich, Apr 14, 2022

Janet Austin and Emily Moorhead-Wallace reveal Nestful

Chicago Sculpture International and The Chicago Park District announce a new Chicago Tree Project installation in Lincoln Park. Chicago Sculpture International member artists Janet Austin and Emily Moorhead-Wallace are collaborating with the Chicago Park District on a pollinator support tree sculpture. Chicago, IL (October 28, 2021) – This month artists Janet Austin and Emily Moorhead-Wallace reveal their completed tree habitat sculpture, Nestful, located across from the Farm-in-the-Zoo in Lincoln Park. The sculpture is supported by the Chicago Park District and artist group Chicago Sculpture International in their collaborative venture, the Chicago Tree Project. Reclaimed and scrap material from the artists’…

Drawing at Pyramid Hill

Moorhead-Wallace to exhibit her design proposal for the Springer School & Center’s Artist in Residence sculpture. Garden Respite: Water Collection Awning, Pen on paper, 11 3⁄4 x 7 1⁄2 inches is part of the Mid-South Sculpture Alliance’s Interdisciplinary Sculpture Conference exhibition “From the Rejected Files”. The work will be on display September 13th – October 23rd, 2021. Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park1763 Hamilton Cleves Road,Hamilton Ohio 45013

“Garden Respite” student collaboration

Chicago artist and Springer School and Center alumna Emily Moorhead-Wallace spent two weeks with students teaching them how to make wood cut prints and also using the original carved wood to create an outdoor bench for the on-campus student garden. All students learned with Emily during their art classes and a smaller group of eight-graders worked on the collaborative outdoor sculpture bench. Both the prints on paper and the bench are part of Springer’s permanent art collection. 3-D sculptor visits Springer as Artist in Residence Jul 03, 2021 – The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio) Board and Executive Moves Chicago artist Emily Moorhead-Wallace spent…