Candace Thatcher is a California-based artist. She is currently studying studio arts at Sierra College. During her studies, she has been honored with the following awards for her artwork: The Hallberg Endowment Award, Jurors Award, Phil D. Browne Award and the Utrecht Award. Thatcher was also featured on the SFMOMA’s blog in 2011. Her art practice includes new media, drawing, painting and digital manipulations, which involves scanning and appropriating a pre-existing image and painting the data. She is interested in the dematerialization of artwork and archiving images with new software, making coded imagery.