Aidan Koch
Brass Spider Charm, 2017

This brass spider charm by Aidan Koch was sculpted in wax then cast in solid brass. While known for her work on paper, Koch also creates sculptures, ceramics, and textiles. The artist often references ancient artifacts and classical objects that are then reimagined and recreated by hand, resulting in one-of-a-kind pieces of utility or beauty. Koch’s work was recently featured in the 2016 group exhibition Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016 at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Aidan Koch, b. 1988 Seattle, WA, is an artist and graphic novelist. She received the 2012 Xeric Grant, and was a finalist for the Oregon Book Awards, Literary Arts. Her solo exhibitions include The Midnight Room at Open Space, The Sleeper at Weekends, Mood Board at Mission Comics, and Notes at City Limits. She has shown work in group shows at The Whitney Museum of American Art, Hester Gallery, Company, Kimberly-Klark, Signal Gallery, and more. Publications include Little Angels, published by MoMA PS1, Heavenly Sea published in The Paris Review Summer 2015 issue, and Impressions published by Peradam Press. Koch has also given lectures and workshops at educational institutions including University of Florida and Parsons. Koch currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Brass Small, Open Edition 2 × 2 inches
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