Nathan Haenlein was born in Michigan and now lives and works in Northern California. He received his MFA from the University of Iowa and is currently an Associate Professor of Studio Art at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California. Haenlein’s work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, and most recently he has had solo shows in Marfa, TX, Washington D.C., and Cleveland, OH. His work is in the public collection of the Center for Visual Arts, Toledo, OH; Kalkograsski Ateijie Butkovic, Rijeka, Croatia; the Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA; the National Palace of Art, Minsk, Belarus; the Tama Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan; as well as many others. Haenlein’s current body of work explores relationships between place and economy. Additionally he questions the concepts of patience, the digital age, and repetition.