burke jam was born and raised in rural Montana. He received a BA in Art in 2006, and an MFA in Sculpture in 2013 from the University of Montana. He received a Fulbright Grant in 2013/14 to Iceland where he spent a year of research synthesizing the relationship between physical place, environmental sound and perceptual coherence. His work is centered around the intersection of new media, technology and sound—questioning human and environmental relationships. jam exhibits internationally and works from Portland, Oregon where he is an Adjunct Professor of Art at Portland State University.