Shari Paladino (b.1974) is an interdisciplinary artist raised in Chicago and LA, and currently working in the Bay Area. Her practice utilizes a wide range of media and methods, including video, sculpture, text, social engagement and performance. Her most recent work considers visual culture and storytelling; the production of the white imaginary and forms of nostalgia, in her uncozy Habitas. Shari earned both her BA and MFA in Art Practice from UC Berkeley and has exhibited at Richmond Center for the Arts, BAM/PFA, and SFMOMA. She is an 2016 Eisner Prize recipient. She currently teaches Visual Culture at UC Berkeley.