Mary Brogger is an internationally recognized artist whose diverse practice includes sculpture, site-responsive installation, and photography, as well as art direction, fashion, jewelry, furniture, and light fixture design. Brogger's knowledge of the history of art and design, along with her refined and accomplished use of materials, provide the visual richness, technical agility, and conceptual cohesion that characterize her practice. Until relocating her studio to Los Angeles in 2009, Brogger served as an instructor in the Sculpture and the Fiber and Materials Studies Departments at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is a recipient of distinguished awards from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council and has been nominated for awards and fellowships from the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, and Anonymous Was a Woman. Brogger's work has been exhibited internationally and is held in many distinguished private and public collections including the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.