As an artist-in-residence during winter of 2017, Jeffrey Stenbom pursued a project meant to address the current suicide crisis among returning U.S. military veterans. In this interview, Stenbom shares stories both personal and artistic about how and why he undertook such a project.
About the Artist
Jeffrey Stenbom is a sculptor who primarily works in glass. He lives in Apple Valley, Minnesota. He has taught as an associate lecturer at the University of Wisconsin–River Falls. Stenbom has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors including finalist for the Stanislav Libenský Award in 2015. He received his MFA in glass from Tulane University in 2015. He received his BFA in glass and a BS in art education from the University of Wisconsin–River Falls.