Eden Collins is an artist living and working in Nacogdoches, Texas, where she teaches sculpture at Stephen F. Austin State University. She received her Master of Fine Arts at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Born in West Branch, Michigan, Collins completed her Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art at Hope College in Holland, Michigan.
She has received a number of awards including the Wai Ching Lam Best in Show Award in 2018, and Graduate First Place Award in 2017 for the College of Liberal and Fine Arts (COLFA) Juried Student Exhibitions, Art Presidential Fellowship, Art Guys Endowment, and Sue Jockusch Endowed Scholarship at UTSA, the Presidential Scholarship at Hope College and Hope College Senior Art Award. Her work is part of the Hope College Permanent Collection.
While completing her graduate degree, Collins worked with arts organizations in San Antonio. She worked for Artpace as their graduate intern in Archives and Communications and is working with Luminaria as a volunteer manager. Collins has exhibited and performed in Texas and nationally.