Born in California in 1975 and raised in Colorado, Dustin Yellin is a visual artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York.  Yellin's sculptures have been commissioned for public exhibition at Kennedy Center in Washington, DC and at Lincoln Center in New York City for the New York City Ballet Art Series.  A series of these sculptures was also installed permanently in Los Angeles on Sunset Boulevard.

In 2012, Yellin founded Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn.  Through a broad range of educational programs, performances, residencies and exhibitions, Pioneer Works transcends disciplinary boundaries to foster a community where alternative modes of thought are activated and supported.  Pioneer Works strives to make culture available to all.