Kendall Buster, American, b. 1954, Stratum Pier, 2010, concrete, steel, fiberglass. Commissioned by the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Courtesy of the Artist
Kendall Buster (b. 1954) studied microbiology and received a degree in Medical Technology before pursuing an education in art. She earned a B.F.A. from the Corcoran College of Art and Design and a M.F.A. in Sculpture from Yale University and participated in the Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Studio Program. Buster’s large-scale “biological architecture” sculpture projects have been exhibited in numerous venues including the Hirshhorn Museum and the Kreeger Museum in Washington, DC; the Kemper Museum in Kansas City, MO.; and the Bahnhof Westend in Berlin, Germany. She is currently working on a project for architect Will Bruder’s Agave Branch Library in Phoenix, AZ. Buster lives and works in Richmond, VA, and teaches at Virginia Commonwealth University.