Claudia Bucher is a Los Angeles based multimedia visual artist whose work often combines durational performance with sculptural installations to explore ideas about the ‘extended body’. She has an MFA from Art Center College of Design and has studied at RISD and MIT’s Center for Advanced Visual Studies. She is the recipient of a ‘06 Individual Artist (COLA) Fellowship from the City of Los Angeles and recently completed a two-year teaching stint as Avnet Artist-in-Residence in Sculpture and Media at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. She has exhibited with the Boston Cyber Arts Festival, The Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation, The American Textile History Museum, Carl Berg Projects, The Getty, The Armory Center for the Arts, LACE, Track 16 Gallery, L2Kontemporary and many other LA venues. In July of 2010 she attended the Kaus Australis Artist Residency in Rotterdam, Netherlands. She is currently teaching sculpture as an adjunct at UCLA.