EDUCATION

2018     

Master of Fine Arts | Northern Illinois University | Printmaking | Museum Studies Certificate Helen Merritt Art Endowment |Tuition Waiver Scholarship | Dean’s List | DeKalb, IL

 

2015        

Bachelor of Arts | Northeastern Illinois University |Printmaking | Magna Cum Laude | Alpha Chi |Dean's List | Chicago, IL

 

2010     

First Year Program | School of the Art Institute of Chicago | Presidential Scholarship |Chicago, IL

 

EXHIBITIONS

2022

(Upcoming) Two Person Show with Arden Cone | Upstairs Art Space | Tryon, NC

 

(Upcoming) Fracture | Curatorial | Northeastern Illinois University Fine Art Center Gallery | Chicago, IL

 

​2021 

Threads that Bind | Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition | Brooklyn, NY

COTTON: RAW MATERIAL & PRECIOUS METAPHOR | R482 | Brooklyn, NY

 

Simulacra| Sulfur Studios | Savannah, GA

 

 Terrain Biennial | Chicago, IL

Connect: Collect | Resonator Institute | Norman, OK

 

Out of Place, Out of Bounds | Artworks Center for Contemporary Art | Loveland, CO

 

2nd Biennial Fiber Arts National Juried Exhibition | Bower Center for the Arts  | Bedford, VA

 

​Gleanings | Solo Exhibition | Little Broken Things | Chicago, IL

 

Life Inside - Still | In collaboration with Michael Chambers | Roman Susan Gallery | Chicago, IL 

 

Connection | Dispatch Gallery | Chicago, IL, International

 

Movement | Grammar of Grief Handbook | Missoula, MT

2020

Impossibility of Standing Still | Solo Exhibition | Parlour and Ramp | Chicago, IL

 

An Archive of Gestures | Solo Exhibition | SXU Gallery | Chicago, IL

Relic, Remedy and Ritual  | Curated by Lauren Ike | Heaven Gallery | Chicago, IL

 

Process and Material | Curated by Yoonshin Park | Woman Made Gallery | Chicago, IL

Touch | Studio Oh! Gallery | Chicago, IL 

Life Inside | In collaboration with Michael Chambers | Purple Window Gallery | Chicago, IL 

 

Faculty Exhibition | Evanston Art Center | Evanston, IL

Who's Afraid of Red | Studio Oh! Gallery | Chicago, IL 

 

Dirty Fingernails IV, Juried Exhibition | Foundry Art Center | St. Charles, MO

2019                                           

Shadow | Terrain Exhibitions Biennial |Various Locations | Chicago, IL

 

Chicago Printmaker’s Guild 10th Anniversary Exhibition | Fine Art Center Gallery at Northeastern Illinois University | Chicago, IL

 

Plant Show | Ground Level Platform | Chicago, IL

 

In View | The Art Center Highland Park | Highland Park, IL 

 

To Be of Use | MicroSpace | Highland Park, IL           

 

2018                     

Bad Editions (Third Edition) | Curated by Rafael E. Vera | Arrowhead Room Gallery at

Waubonsee Community College|  Sugar Grove, IL

Nitty-Gritty |  MFA Exhibition | ARC Gallery |  Chicago, IL

       

Topographical Anatomy of the Domestic | Solo Thesis Exhibition | 214 Gallery |DeKalb, IL

Impromptu | Invitational Group Exhibition | Rubberneck Gallery | Chicago, IL
 

The Frost Bound Fast the Tears Between Them | Rubberneck Gallery | Chicago, IL

 

2017       

Social Graces |Invitational Exhibition | Kishwaukee Community College Gallery | Malta, IL

Print Triennial (Curatorial) | Jack Olson Gallery | DeKalb, IL

Cryptic Language | Two Person Exhibition | Women’s Center Art Gallery |DeKalb, IL

Winter Convocation | Invitational Group Exhibition | Egyptian Theater | DeKalb, IL

The Long Walk Home | Union Street Gallery | Chicago Heights, IL

Vis a Vis | 214 Gallery | DeKalb, IL

 

2016        

Fine Prints for a Fine Space | Small Prints Exhibition | Backspace Gallery |DeKalb, IL

The Trace of an Echo | Two Person Exhibition | Northeastern Illinois University Fine Art Center Gallery| Chicago, IL

Bad Editions | Invitational Group Exhibition | Loyola University Ralph Arnold Gallery | Chicago, IL

Heatstroke | Group Exhibition | 215 4th Street Gallery | DeKalb, IL

Pike School of Art Open Studio | Residency Open Studio | Pike School of Art |McComb, MS

7:1 | Invitational Group Exhibition | Backspace Gallery | DeKalb, IL

IN::LINE | Curated Group Show | Sulfur Studios | Savannah, GA

One Night Stand | Single Night Exhibition | 215 Gallery | DeKalb, IL

 

2015  

Confluence | MFA First Year Exhibition | 215 Gallery | DeKalb, IL

 

President’s Home | Juried Art Exhibition | Northern Illinois University | DeKalb, IL

NEIU Art Alumni Exhibition | Northeastern Illinois University Fine Art Center Gallery |Chicago, IL

Baseline | Juried Group Exhibition | ARC Gallery | Chicago, IL

Weight/Wait | Solo Exhibition | Northeastern Illinois University Gallery 217 |Chicago, IL

Homebodies | Solo Exhibition |Roman Susan Gallery | Chicago, IL

All Shapes, One Size | Group Exhibition | Layne Jackson Gallery | Chicago, IL

 

Annual Juried Exhibition | Juror Matt Irie | Northeastern Illinois University | Chicago, IL

 

2014       

In the Image of Forgetting | Two Person Exhibition | Northeastern Illinois University, Gallery 217 | Chicago, IL

showPOD | Solo Exhibition | Chicago Arts District | Chicago, IL

…and then I woke up | Group Exhibition| Northeastern Illinois University |Chicago, IL

Artravaganza | Group Exhibition | Northeastern Illinois University | Chicago, IL

 

2013 

Place | Print Exchange Exhibition | North Branch Projects | Chicago, IL

Found | Group Exhibition | Northeastern Illinois University, Gallery 217 | Chicago, IL

2012      

Winter Comfort | Group Exhibition | Roman Susan Gallery | Chicago, IL

 

Inspired By… | Juried Group Exhibition | Woman Made Gallery | Chicago, IL

 

Small Stories | Group Exhibition |Urban Alchemist Design Collective |Brooklyn, NY

 

Performing Negotiations (Curatorial)| North Branch Projects | Chicago, IL

 

2010     

Intangibles | Group Exhibition | School of the Art Institute of Chicago | Chicago, IL

LECTURE/PRESENTATION

2022

(Upcoming) Northeastern Illinois University Fine Art Center Gallery, Chicago, IL

2021

(Upcoming) Northern Illinois University, Visiting Artist Talk, DeKalb, IL

2020

St. Xavier University Art Gallery, Artist Talk, Chicago, IL 

Heaven Gallery, Artist Talk, Chicago, IL 

 

Woman Made Gallery, Artist Talk, Chicago, IL 

 

2018        

Waubonsee Community College Arrowhead Room Gallery, Artist Talk, Sugar Grove, IL

 

2016        

Northeastern Illinois University, Artist Talk, Chicago, IL

 

PRESS

2021

Artforum | Must See Chicago | Life Inside - Still | January 2021

2020

Sixty Inches from Center |Hello Neighbor | May 2020 |

 

Sixty Inches from Center |Relic, Ritual and Remedy |August 2020 |

 

2016         

Bad at Sports | Top V. Weekend Picks | 10/13-10/19 |

MidAmerica Print Counsel | Bad Editions

PUBLICATIONS

2020

WARP Residency Publication, October 2020

 

2017        

Interview with Rafael E. Vera, Evanstonartcenter.org, August, 15, 2017

Interview with Bonnie Peterson, Evanstonartcenter.org, July, 20, 2017

Home Is Where I Am, Evanstonartcenter.org, June, 20, 2017

 

2015      

 Juried Art Exhibition, Arts & Life, The Independent, April 14, 2015

Alumni Work: Millicent Kennedy, Pheonix Quarterly 2nd Edition, April 17, 2015

Priceless Pennies, Online Illustration Publications, Pricelesspennies.wix.com,

August-November 2015

 

2013      

Three Times of Tension, self published in collaboration with Mackenzie Wilson

August 10, 2013

 

2010        

First 2010, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, May 2010

RESIDENCIES

2021

Paper and Book Intensive, Oxbow, Saugatuck, MI

2020

WARP Residency, The Weaving Mill, Chicago, IL 

2016        

Studio Artist Residency, Pike School of Art, Summit MS

 

2015        

Anette Storefront Residency, ROMAN SUSAN GALLERY, Chicago, IL

AWARDS

2021

Juror’s Award | 2nd Biennial Fiber Arts National Juried Exhibition  | Bower Center for the Arts  | Bedford, VA

2017- 18    

Helen Merritt Art Endowment Scholarship | Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

 

2015-18  

Tuition Waiver Scholarship | Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

 

2015        

Juror’s Award | Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL

2014        

Special Skills Scholarship | Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL

2009        

Presidential Fellowship Scholarship Award | School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


 

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