Denise Schatz was born in Los Angeles, CA and lives in New York, NY. She earned an MFA and BFA from Hunter College in New York, NY, and a BA from San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA. She began the small press Miniature Garden in 2008, with a focus on collaborative and individual artist books. Her recent drawings and watercolors elaborate on the residual waste of the human psyche and its strange entanglements.