American sculptor who created installation work and large-scale public works, including Pieces of String Too Short to Save and The Cauldron.
He studied at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, earning a B.A. in American History.
His installation Gathering Dust comprised thousands of tiny sculptures pinned to the wall.
His parents raised him in Chicago, Illinois.
He and Tess Gallagher both received National Endowment for the Arts awards.