EDUCATION:

Master of Fine Art (2015) Performance Department. School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Bachelor of Arts. (2013) Women’s and Gender Studies. DePaul University

Chicago Weaving School  (January 2017-March 2020) textile apprenticeship 

EXHIBITIONS AND PERFORMANCES:

Solo and Duo Exhibitions: 

And Before One, What Are You Counting? . Roman Susan Art Foundation. August 7-29th 2021. Chicago 

ENTER ROSES (2018). Duo show with Ruby T.  Curated by Erika Raberg. Occasional Gallery. Chicago. 

Selected Group Exhibitions: 

2021-2022: 

Chicago Textile Week. Epiphany Arts Center.  September 19th-25th 2021

Havruta. Heaven Gallery. Chicago. October 29th- December 5th 2021. Curated by Shterna Goldbloom and  Liam Zev O' Connor

​Confluence. Heaven Gallery, Chicago, January 28th-March 13th 2022 

Lemme Know When You Make It. Hyde Park Art Center. Chicago. June 20th-September 30th, 2022.

Abstract Acres. July 29th-30th, 2022. Fluffybutt Homestead. Fennville, MI. 

2019-2018: 

Swarm Summer Solstice Showcase. (2019). FDC Studios. Chicago. 

​To Cradle a Kind Thought. (2018) Yr It! Window Gallery at Roots and Culture Gallery. Chicago. February 2nd-March 3rd. 

​The Spirit Marches Serenely On: Experimental Play for 4 Players (2018) Underground Performance Series. Hume Gallery. Chicago. 

​Interlacements: Works by students of the Chicago Weaving School. (2018). MoonTree Studios. Plymouth, Indiana. April 7th-May 19th. 

​Experimental Composition for Two Violins, collaboration with Johanna Brock. (2018) Comfort Station and Planet Malevolent. Chicago. 

Time Cleanses Itself. (2018). Weaving created in collaboration with Carolina Poveda. ICUQTS (International Chicago Underground Queer Transcendence Symposium) festival. Chicago.

2017-2016: 

​Dream Craft (2017) 2nd Floor Rear Festival. F4F. Chicago. Curated by Danielle Wordelman

Soft Sculpture (2017) in collaboration with  José Santiago Pérez. 6 Polaroid film photographs as documentation of  With/Held (aproxymate) , a performance based sculpture creation by José Santiago Pérez.  International Museum of Surgical Science. Chicago.

Gather Your Strength (2016) 2nd Floor Rear Festival at Church of Templehead. Chicago.

Object to Change (2016) Performance collaboration with Lisa Stertz, Peyton Stewart, Johanna Brock, and Amelia De Rudder. No Nation Art Gallery. Chicago.

The Trickster Explains How It is Possible to Continue. (2016) Color and H Performance Symposium. TriTriangle. Chicago.

I Am Committed to Reducing My Suffering (2016) Archer Beach Haus. Chicago.

The Statistician Has Differentiated Us From The Animal (2016) Reading. Archer Beach Haus. Chicago.

Cosmic Worker (2016)  No Nation Art Gallery. Chicago. 

Moth Chest ( collaboration with Johanna Brock) (2016) The Learning Machine. Chicago.

MOUTHY WOMEN Art Sale (2016)  art sale at private residence in Chicago.

2015-2013: 

522 Years of Golden Medallions (2014, 2015) Performance by MOUTHY WOMEN collaboration. Roman Susan. Chicago.

Little Plates and Only Friend Nesting In Each Others Skulls (2015) Site Specific Performance and Installation by MOUTHY WOMEN. Chicago.

Little Plates and Only Friend Prepare For the Worst (2015) MOUTHY WOMEN. MFA Performance Festival. School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Little Plates and Only Friend Dwell in the Garden of Discontent. (2015). MOUTHY WOMEN. Aesthetic Disorder Exhibition. Archer Beach Haus. Chicago, IL. Curated by S+S Project.

Nobody Watched You Before and Then You Were Watched. (2015) MOUTHY WOMEN.Cuerpos Consumidos/Consuming Bodies Exhibition. Fundación del Centro Cultural del México Contemporáneo. Mexico City, Mexico. Curated by S+S Project.

Little Plates and Only Friend Consider the Options. (2015) MOUTHY WOMEN. Duos Performance Festival. Co-Prosperity Sphere. Chicago. Curated by Mothergirl and Anja Norell. 

When the Circle Poisons (2014) Mana Contemporary and Defibrillator Gallery. Chicago.

The Arc of the Lavender Circle is Strong. (2013, 2014) Queergasm Performance Festival at Northwestern University, Rape Victim Advocates Presents: Breaking the Silence, New Blood VII Festival at Links Hall. Chicago and Evanston.

Best of Breed (2014) Public performance for Chicago Artists Month. Comfort Station.

Little Plates and Only Friend Exit the Gas Closet (2013) MOUTHY WOMEN. Threewalls Gallery. Chicago.

Peace Circle Project. (2013-2015) private monthly ritual with artists.

Artist’s Union: A Performative Intervention (2013) . New Blood VII Festival. Links Hall.​

​LECTURES AND ARTIST TALKS:

 

“On the Occasion Of”: Virtual Artist Talk with Roman Susan Art Foundation concerning solo exhibition, And Before One, What Are You Counting?  (March 2022)

Virtual Artist Talk ( Feb 2022) with other artists in the group exhibition, Confluence. Heaven Gallery

Virtual Artist Talk (October 2021) with other artists in the group exhibition Havruta. Heaven Gallery

Artist Talk. (August 2021) Roman Susan Art Foundation 

​Artist Talk and Lecture (March 2021). Self Care in the Age of Hyper-Productivity class, taught by kg. School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 

Artist Talk and Lecture (2018). ChiArts High School. Sculpture 2 Class taught by David Nasca 

Artist Talk and Lecture. (2015) DePaul University Women’s and Gender Studies Spring Colloquium.

Artist Talk (2014) School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESS: 

Fluid Forms: A Review of Confluence at Heaven Gallery by Kerry Cardoza. New City 2022.

Top 5 Weekend Picks (1/27-2/2-22) #1 Confluence, group exhibition. Visualist + Bad at Sports

And Before One, What Are You Counting? Solo exhibition is chosen as a partner program with the Chicago Architecture Biennial  The Available City  (2021) online publication 

And Before One, What Are You Counting?  Is chosen for Sixty Inches from Center and The Visualist’s August Art Picks (2021) online publication 

And Before One, What Are You Counting? Is featured in the Visualist (August 2021)

And Before One, What Are You Counting?  is featured in the Chicago Reader (2021) online publication

​High Priestess Guided Meditation. (2019). Published in How to Dream anthology by Amina Ross as a part of their residency with Arts and Public Life

​Top 5 Weekend Picks (10/25-10/31 2018)  #3 Enter Roses, duo exhibition w Ruby T. Visualist + Bad At Sports

Interview. (2017) Published in Dreamcraft Exhibition Catalogue. Interviewed by curator Danielle Wordelman. Print Interview.

MOUTHY WOMEN Interview. (March 2016) Practice/Anthology. 3rd Language Artist Collective.

MOUTHY WOMEN Interview. (2015) Lumpen Radio for Duos Fest Performance Festival. Chicago.

​Featured Artist Profile. (2014) New City. Chicago Artists Month. 

AWARDS AND GRANTS: 

Chicago Creative Worker Assistance Grant Program (2021) Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events 

​Chicago Artists Relief Grant (2021) 

Propeller IMPACT fund Grant (2020) Threewalls and Gallery 400

Sponsored Artist Scholarship. (2019) Award to attend Swarm Artist Residency at Scattergood Farms

​Featured Artist. (2014) Chicago Artists Month. Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.

Gelman Fellowship Nominee. (2014) School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Edes Fellowship Nominee. (2015) School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Carol Klimick Cyganowski Outstanding Service Award. (2013) Women’s and Gender Studies Department. Depaul University.

TEACHING: 

Lead Artist. (August 2019-present) Teen Creative Agency at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. 

Artist Guide (August 2019-Jan 2021). Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 

Community Education Organizer and Co-Founder (Jan 2017-October 2018). Chicago Skillshare Network

Art and Creativity Educator (August 2015-December 2015). Jewish Enrichment Center

Teaching Assistant, Department of Contemporary Practices and Performance Department. School of the Art Institute of Chicago. (Sept. 2013- Jan. 2015)

 

RESIDENCIES:

 

Swarm Artist Residency. Scattergood Farms. (July 2019) 

Preparatory Staff at ACRE Residency (May 2022) 

 

CURATORIAL AND ORGANIZING EXPERIENCE:

Juror (2019). Hysteria Group Show. ARC Gallery. Chicago. 

Co-Organizer with Chicago Skillshare Network (2017) The Good Goods Fair: A Winter Art and Craft Market. 

Co-organizer. (2016) Art and Value Conversation Series: Ecology of Artist Run Spaces, Art vs. Capitalism, Affective Labor.

Head Curator and Organizer. (2013) Performance Art Show. So Very Alive: Performing Feminist and Queer Utopias, Futures and Dreams. Presented at Rumble Arts Center. Chicago.