Eepi Chaad (she|her) is a practicing multidisciplinary artist, advocate, and naturalist based in the Gulf Coast region. She tells stories using textiles, fibers, metals, places, and people. Chaad studies humanity’s relationship to both natural and built environments. She illustrates social and environmental issues using scale & mapping and continues to grow through community collaborations. Chaad has received various regional and national grants and awards including being named one of the first resident artists for the City of Houston as well as more recent projects such as a residency with the CAMH and a public art installation in Galveston.
Nurturing a role as a cultural worker in the community is integral to Chaad’s sense of practice. She has spent formative time working with organizations including Art League Houston and Artist Boat in Galveston. She currently serves as Director of Partnerships & Learning with Arts Connect Houston as well as serving as part of the team of facilitators for Artist INC Houston, the PrintMatters Houston Board of Directors, and the Houston Museum Educators Roundtable Steering Committee. Chaad believes art is for every community and creativity is in every human.
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