is a visual artist internationally recognized for the sensory surrounds of her large-scale multimedia installations. Noted for a dense accumulation of materials, her liminal environ- ments create immersive experiences that poetically respond to the architectural presence and social history of their sites. Born in 1956, Hamilton received a BFA in textile design from the University of Kansas in 1979 and an MFA in Sculpture from the Yale University School of Art in 1985. Among her many honors, Hamilton has been the recipient of the Heinz Award, MacArthur Fellowship, United States Artists Fellowship, NEA Visual Arts Fellowship, Louis Com- fort Tiffany Foundation Award, Skowhegan Medal for Sculpture, and the Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship. She represented the United States in the 1991 Sao Paulo Bienal and the 1999 Venice Biennale. Hamilton has exhibited extensively around the world and has exhibited major museum installations at La Maison Rouge Fondation de Antoine Galbert, Paris, France (2005); Historiska Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (2004); MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts (2003); the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. (2003, 1991); the Wanas Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden (2002); Akira Ikeda Gallery, Taura, Japan (2001); the Musee d’art Contemporain, Lyon, France (1997); the Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (1996); the Art Institute of Chicago (1995); the Museum of Modern Art, New York (1994); Tate Liverpool (1994); Dia Center for the Arts, New York (1993); and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Ange- les (1988). In 1992, Hamilton established her home and practice in Columbus, Ohio, where she is currently a Professor of Art at The Ohio State University. + Book