Evan Larson-Voltz received his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. After he was awarded a William J. Fulbright Research Grant to study metal craft traditions in Korea. Evan is fascinated by the action of handwork as a prime human endeavor that shapes cognition. Currently his research investigates the intersection between aberrations in perception and crafts ability to invert (re-energize) the power dynamics within cultures of art. He has exhibited artwork nationally and internationally at The Museum of Arts & Crafts, Itami, Japan, Jyvaskyla Art Museum, Finland, Internationalen Handwerkmesse, Munich, Germany, at the National Ornamental Museum, Memphis, Tennessee and the San Francisco Craft & Folk Art Museum in California. He has given lectures at Shanghai University, Seoul National University, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, amongst many other institutions.