Bailey Arend (b. 1987 Anchorage, Alaska) explores relationships between body, action, material and ecology. He has been awarded residencies and fellowships including the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, and the Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts. He has had solo exhibitions at Lacuna Gallery in Minneapolis, MN, The International Gallery of Contemporary Art in Anchorage, AK, The Bunnell Street Arts Center in Homer, AK, Claymakers in Durham, NC and a two-person show at the Fosdick-Nelson Gallery at Alfred University. Bailey Arend received his MFA from Alfred University, and taught as Visiting Assistant Professor of Ceramics at Appalachian State University.