Faith Purvey
Faith Purvey's pool installation for House Beautiful will be an archipelago of miniature homes on floating foam islands. The piece speaks to the bland, detached nature of the suburban tract, its fauxtopian landscaping, and humorously predictable architecture.

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Faith Purvey's work embodies a hybrid practice of temporary public sculpture, installation, photography and painting. Her work blends ethereal imagery with issues of urban space, transience and habitation, often employing collective sculpture-building processes. She also collaborates with other artists, youth, and community leaders.

Faith received a BS in Art with honors from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2003, and an MFA from Otis College of Art, Los Angeles in 2010, where she studied with Suzanne Lacy. Originally from Minneapolis and currently based in Los Angeles, she has executed various projects and exhibited nationally.