Detail installation view of Marginal


  • The journal Science features the evolving wallpaper project
    July 5, 2013
    The journal Science reported on Settles's on-going evolving wallpaper project in collaboration with the Tonsor evolutionary biology laboratory. This project-in-development features projected, interactive wallpapers that evolve site-specifically in response to viewer interaction. They are at once a work of art distributed over many sites and a system of scientific experimentation.
    read the article in Science
  • Settles's collaboration with the Tonsor Evolutionary Biology Laboratory in Creative Capital's On Our Radar
    May 6 2013 - Sept. 30 2013
    Creative Capital is featuring Settles's project with the Tonsor Lab at University of Pittsburgh as a project to watch. The site features 316 noteworthy artists' projects from across the country that advanced to the second or third round of CC's highly competitive grant application last year. Please get in touch if you would like to support this project!
    read about the project →
    visit Creative Capital's On Our Radar
  • Commissioned site-specific tree grates for Pittsburgh's revitalization of Penn Avenue
    Coming Spring 2014
    In keeping with my installation work responding to unusual marginal spaces and plant matter, I have been selected to design a custom iron tree grate pattern for the trees along Penn Avenue through the Garfield and East Liberty neighborhoods. The concept sketches are riffs on a stylized root-like pattern extending from the base of three, relating the work back to the plant.
  • Chimera and External Factors in Six x Ate
    Dec. 31 2012 - Jan. 26 2013
    See two recent graphite works in this excellent exhibition featuring the artists of the Six x Ate new art dinner series curated by Casey Droege. Visit the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's 937 Gallery on Penn Ave. in downtown Pittsburgh.
    read the review in Temporary
  • Artist's talks and events in Pittsburgh, Fall 2012
    Sept. 27, 5:30 - Culture Club: Natural History, interactive art
      discussion series, Carnegie Museum of Art
    Oct. 22, 6pm - SIX x ATE: space, an art dinner series curated
      by Casey Droege, Bar Marco
    Nov. 14, 12pm - Ecology and Evolution Seminar Series,
      Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh