Neil Verplank is a lifelong maker and artist, and is currently a partner at Hatch DF, LLC, a design / build firm in Chicago. His work has focused on interaction and function, and spans handmade classical guitars and fine furniture to large scale interactive art projects, including kinetic sculpture, flame effects, and water-based theater. He has worked with Redmoon, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and Operamatic on a variety of interactive and spectacle theater projects. As a long time participant in the artistic community of Burning Man, he has designed and built art in the city, in the desert, and on the water. He is an inveterate traveler.
Neil's ArtPrize Entries
These are Neil's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.
Neil's Past Work
These are images of past work that Neil has done.