Born 1973. Lives and works in New York City.
Gainer is an emerging artist and a graduate of the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. He works with photo, video, and multiple media in his sculptures. The Bigfoot sculpture on display at The Fabric Workshop and Museum is part of a series exploring myth and urban legend. It is one of three public commissions, which also include a sculpture of Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster for the Salt Marsh Nature Preserve in Brooklyn, and a project at the University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum.