Courtney Puckett is a Hudson Valley artist and educator who lived in Brooklyn for 15 years. Her human-scale, found object and repurposed textile assemblages integrate sculpture and craft practices. She earned a BFA from MICA, MFA from Hunter College, and studied in Aix-en-Provence, France, Glasgow School of Art, and University of New Mexico. Puckett was an Artist-in-Residence with Underwater NY/Works on Water on Governor’s Island, LMCC’s Workspace Program, and a Full Fellowship recipient at the Vermont Studio Center. Solo exhibitions include Hesse Flatow and Flecker Gallery at Suffolk County Community College. Group exhibitions include Marquee Projects, Underdonk, White Columns (online), TSA NY, Fiterman Art Center, BRICArts, and Wallspace. She collaborated with Neville Dance Studio for Norte Maar’s “Counterpointe” series at Brooklyn Ballet and curated “Drawing for Sculpture” a 40-person exhibition at TSA NY. Puckett is a recipient of an NEA grant and was featured in ArtFCity, Hyperallergic, Painting is Dead, Tribeca Tribune, and NYTimes art blog. She is a Part-time Instructor at Parsons School of Design and FIT. In 2019, she was a Faculty Artist at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. She runs the backyard art space White Rock Center for the Arts and is currently an Artist-in-Residence in Community Research with River Valley Arts Collective.