Schuyler Dawson hails from Marin County California at the intersection of rural and suburb. He spent his youth crashing bicycles with an army of boys in his cul-de-sac and building forts in the marshlands and woods nearby. Schuyler attended San Diego State University where he received his BFA. He received his MFA in Sculpture from Alfred University in Alfred, New York. During this time, he participated in the group show Within Between, in Hornell, NY and the Southern Tier Biennial in Olean, NY where he one Best in Show for his piece, Ode to Adolescence. He most recently had a solo show, Ways of Seeing: The Things I thought I Knew, at the Jamestown Community College Center Gallery in Olean, New York. Recent residencies include Sculpture Space in Utica, New York, Willapa Bay in Oysterville, Washington and the BEAMS Residency in Viljandi, Estonia.Between shows and residencies he works as a carpenter and laborer, a trade occupied cross-generationally in his family. His current work, using hands cast out of concrete, explores our individual and generational relationship to labor, celebrating and questioning our roles as both builders and maintainers. His recent site specific work aims to highlight our relationship to environments both natural and built.