Dayton Castleman (b. 1975) is a native of New Orleans and works primarily in sculpture and installation. He received a BA in drawing and painting from Belhaven University and an MFA in Sculpture from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Castleman has permanent site-specific artworks located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Bentonville, Arkansas, and his work has been exhibited in Dundee, Scotland, Rotterdam, The Netherlands and throughout the United States, including the International Sculpture Center in Hamilton, NJ, DePaul University Museum of Art, the University of Chicago, the University of Illinois Chicago, and Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site in Philadelphia. Dayton was Assistant Professor of Art in sculpture at Trinity Christian College, Chicago, and a Museum Educator at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. He is currently Museum Manager at 21c Museum Hotel Bentonville. He lives in Rogers, Arkansas with his wife, Karen, a dancer, and their three children Anastasia, Zoe, and Fletcher.