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Dustin (b. 1990) is from Hebron, Illinois. He went to undergrad at Illinois College where he received his B.A. (2012), earned his M.A. from Eastern Illinois University (2013), and is currently working to obtain his M.F.A. at Washington State University (anticipated gr. 2019). Dustin primarily deems himself a painter though he dabbles in various other art forms such as sculpting, woodworking, and stained glass. He was a part of the Bolin Enterprise, Inc. team building five record size sculptures, which are recorded with Guinness World Records. Astronomy is one of his hobbies and influences and he’s driven by the art of creating. Dustin currently resides in eastern Washington.