Jeff Slomba is an artist and educator living in West Haven, Connecticut since 2002. He has been the recipient of a visiting artist residency at the American Academy in Rome; a Connecticut Sea Grant; a Wave Hill sunroom project award; and a Reintegrate: Arts & Sciences collaboration grant, which initiated his ongoing interdisciplinary collaboration Geospatial Sculpture. He is a professor of sculpture and 3D design at Southern Connecticut State University, as well as an avid beachcomber of the Connecticut shoreline.