Fall 2011 Spring 2012 Kristen L. Morgin earned a BA degree from California State University in Hayward and an MFA degree from New York state's Alfred University. A native of Georgia, Kristen now works as an independent artist in Gardena, California. Previously she held positions as diverse as a gallery docent, a children’s playhouse set painter, a secretary in an auto glass shop, and a tenured professor of art. Morgin has had solo shows at Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles and Viento y Agua Gallery, Long Beach. Selected group exhibitions include Trans-Ceramic Art 3rd World Ceramic Biennale, Icheon, Korea; Thing: New Sculpture from Los Angeles Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; and Becausethe Earth Is 1/3 Dirt Art Museum of the University of Colorado, Boulder.