Eli Sobel makes installations out of wood, ceramics, prints and photographs in which storage and appropriation are subject matter. He has shown within the United States as well as the Netherlands and Germany. Currently he lives and works in the Chicago area. Sobel has studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie (BA), The Maryland Institute College of Art (BFA), and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Mostly recently he has shown at SPACE Gallery in Portland, ME and been an artist-in-residence at Popps Packing and MASS MoCA.