Elspeth Schulze

b. 1985 Grand Coteau, Louisiana 

Elspeth Schulze is an interdisciplinary artist from the Cajun culture of Southern Louisiana, a community steeped in celebration. Through ceramic, textile and sculptural processes, she explores the complex relationship between material and place. Schulze has a BA in literature from Loyola University New Orleans and studied pattern making and garment design at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Working behind the scenes in the arts for over a decade, she has served variously as a studio assistant, production manager, and gallery director. Recent exhibition venues include the University of Colorado Art Museum in Boulder, Oklahoma Contemporary in Oklahoma City, RedLine Art Center in Denver, The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, Union Hall in Denver, and Calico Gallery in Brooklyn. In 2021 she will join the Tulsa Artist Fellowship as an artist in residence.