SIGRID MACCABE was born outside of Pittsburgh, PA where the countryside was rich with clay deposits. Early on she discovered that she could form clay figures and fire them on an Hibachi stove. Her Saturdays were often spent at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History studying the animal panoramas while her father worked in the metallurgy lab. The themes of art and science have remained the basis of Sigrid’s explorations both inside and outside the studio. She has earned both an MFA in sculpture from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MS in Occupational Therapy from Columbia University. While living in New York from 1982-2006. Sigrid exhibited at The Drawing Center, White Columns, Victoria Munroe and The New Museum, among others. During this time she also pursued teaching and research in gerontology and was published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society and featured in the New York Times for her work with the Columbia Cooperative Aging Program. In 2006 Sigrid moved from the east coast to New Mexico in order to again live in a more natural and quiet world. Sigrid now consults as an ergonomist, but remains primarily a sculptor and has come full circle, returning once again to the medium of clay.