Ricki Dwyer (USA) is an artist and educator working between San Francisco and Brooklyn. His practice considers the intersections of the material, industry, and the somatic. This research addresses weaving and craft in both theory and practice. Last year he exhibited he had solo exhibitions with Anglim/Trimble gallery in San Francisco and RUPERT in Vilnius, LT. In 2022 he also exhibited with The Berkeley Art Center, and the Biennale de Lyon (in collaboration with Nicki Green). His most recent text, Decennial, on weaving as a metaphor for mutual aid, was published with the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art last June. He has been artist in residence with Recology San Francisco, Jupiter Woods Gallery in London, The Textile Arts Center in New York, ACRE, and most recently completed a residency in the foundry of Kohler Co through the John Michael Kohler Arts Center. Dwyer is currently on the curatorial council of Southern Exposure and teaching with the Parsons School of Design. He received his undergraduate degree in Fiber Arts from the Savannah College of Art and Design and an MFA from UC Berkeley.