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Carol Padberg (born 1964, Ohio, US) is an interdisciplinary artist whose work brings together craft, agricultural practices, and community. Padberg’s work has been exhibited in Europe, Africa, Asia and North America, and she been an artist in residence at Skowhegan, Mildred’s Lane, and the Vermont Studio Center. Museum exhibitions include the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts (1999) and the New Britain Museum of American Art (2011).  In 2011, Carol Padberg and her three children created The Garden Redux, in order to address sustainability through community initiatives. In 2012, this project was performed and exhibited at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, in  MoMA Studio: Common Senses in association with Mildred’s Lane. Carol Padberg is the founder and director of Nomad/9, the Interdisciplinary MFA in Art and Sustainable Culture. She lives and works in Hartford, Connecticut, where she serves as Artist in Residence for the KNOX Foundation.