Wayland Henry Iverson is a multi-disciplinary artist who has working across many creative platforms for the last 25+ years. Photography, sculpture, screen printing, video, music and sound have, and continue to be, areas of concentration. Iverson has exhibited occasionally, working out of his home studio, Feelings, in the sleepy town of Oak park, Il. Iverson runs ear trumpet recordings (est. 1999) an independent music label focusing on ambient, groove, and field recordings. In 2012, Iverson started spinning records under the name Dj Baby Chocolate, and has gone on to spin as selector:deathstar and Dj Whispers as well. Iverson worked for 14 years as a Juvenile Probation Officer in the public housing projects of Chicago, and then substituted as an art teacher for several years.
Eastern Illinois University B.A. Philosophy
Loyola University M.A. Philosophy
Dominican University M.A.T. Visual Arts
School of the Art Institute (3 years)
“It is only as an aesthetic phenomenon that existence and the world are eternally justified” Friedrich Nietzsche