Strauss Bourque-LaFrance (b. 1983) lives and works in New York. He received his BFA from Hampshire College and his MFA from Tyler School of Art. Recent solo shows include T293, Rome, Italy, which was accompanied by an essay by Em Rooney; Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York; KANSAS, New York; Courtney Blades, Chicago; Bodega, Philadelphia/New York. His work has been included in exhibitions at ICA Philadelphia, SculptureCenter, New York; Contemporary Austin Jones Center, Texas; Abrons Arts Center, New York; Johannes Vogt Gallery, New York; Vox Populi, Philadelphia; Crane Arts, Philadelphia; Extra Extra, Philadelphia; Clifford Gallery, Colgate University, New York; and White Flag Projects, St. Louis, among others. Strauss has been in residence at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and Movement Research and has been a guest lecturer at Swiss Institute and Hampshire College.