Jesse Sugarmann is an interdisciplinary artist who engages the automotive industry as a manufacturer of human identity, accessing automotive history as an index of both cultural progress and social development. He has exhibited work internationally, including at the Banff Center, Canada; Filmbase, Ireland; the Getty Institute, Los Angeles; High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree; the Kellen Gallery at Parsons School of Design, New York; the Knockdown Center, New York; Michael Strogoff, Marfa; el Museo de Arte Moderno de Santander, Spain; el Museo Tamayo, Mexico City; the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Oregon; les Recontres Internationales, Paris and Berlin; the SMFA Grossman Gallery, Boston; Southern Exposure, San Francisco; and the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio. Sugarmann’s work has been written about in publications including ArtForum,Art F City, Art Papers, the Atlantic, the Boston Phoenix, Frieze magazine, the Huffington Post, Hyperallergic, the New York Times, the Seattle Times and Sports Illustrated. Jesse Sugarmann lives and works in Bakersfield, California.