Bio: Jim Dessicino's artworks often examine the relationship between art and national identity and power. He currently teaches at the University of the Arts, Philadelphia. Dessicino received the Faith in Form Award from the AIA Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture in 2016 with his friend and collaborator Eòin Burke. In 2015, Dessicino was an artist in residence at La Chateau de La Napoule in southern France. He worked as a studio assistant to Titus Kaphar from 2010 – 2012 and led tours of the Vatican Museums from 2007 – 2009.