Born and raised on a mid-western farm and spanked by southern hospitality, John Henry Blatter is the Interdisciplinary Technologist for the School of the Arts. He is currently covered in chroma green and will be returning to the railroad soon. In the meantime, he will be mentoring and facilitating artists and designers to pursue collaboration and exploration of all types at The Depot.
John Henry’s audio/video installations and collaborative works have been exhibited in New York, Miami, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Omaha, Pittsburg as well as internationally in British Columbia, Basel and Istanbul. He was Artist in Residence at Bemis Center for Contemporary Art and the Vermont Studio Center and a recipient of the Jacob Javits Fellowship. Blatter was the founder and editor-in-chief of the Daily Constitutional, an artist run publication that focused on the Artist’s voice. Most recently, he collaborated with Ryan Holladay, Artisphere’s New Media Curator, to mount the regions first major sound art exhibition.