Ene Osteraas-Constable is partner with Scott Constable, in Wowhaus, a Bay Area artist team. Founded in 1997, Wowhaus is an award-winning artist team whose work spans public art, civic design and architecture. Wowhaus (Ene Osteraas-Constable and Scott Constable) have garnered numerous public art commissions nationwide and abroad. Known for their community-engaged approach, they were chosen to be “Connecting Communities” Artists in Residence at the M.J. Kohler Arts Center, Artplace Environmental Artists in Residence at the McColl Center for Art + Innovation, and Artists in Residence at Mildred’s Lane, Grizedale Arts and Headlands Center for the Arts.
• The recipient of two Creative Work Fund Grants and an Oakland Individual Artist’s grant, ENE received her BFA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. The daughter of an Estonian immigrant, Ene has a deep interest in diverse cultural traditions, especially those of the Bay Area. Ene’s work is also informed by her experience working with the Public Art Fund and the Bryant Park Festival in New York City.
• SCOTT is the creator of Deep Craft, a popular weblog that draws from his ongoing craft-based research. Constable has taught and lectured at diverse schools and institutions, including the California College of the Arts, where he was the 2010 Wornick Distinguished Professor of Wood Arts. Constable studied at RISD and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, with a concentration in Sculpture/Generative Systems.