born: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

 

EDUCATION


2016    
M.F.A., Creative Writing-Nonfiction, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL


1994    
M.F.A., Northwestern University, Evanston, IL    


1990    
B.F.A., The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


1985    
B.S., University of Wisconsin/Madison, Madison, WI
            Graduated with Distinction



ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS


2017    
Rising Light, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Gold Gallery, Boston, MA


2014    
Towards Horizon, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Approaching Light, Fermilab, Batavia, IL


2013    
Bright Storm, Takohl Gallery, Chicago, IL


2012    
Infinite Pull, Au: Gold Gallery, Boston, MA
Light through Water, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA


2011    
Distant Vision, Megumi Ogita Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


2010
Somewhere Between, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL


2009    
Many Truths About Space, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA


2008    
Timescape, Alfedena Gallery, Chicago, IL
Upward: New Paintings, Gallatin River Gallery, Big Sky, MT


2006    
Vapor, Gallatin River Gallery, Gallatin Gateway, MT


2005    
Bittersweet, Gescheidle, Chicago, IL


2004    
Desires, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY
Graystone Gallery, San Francisco, CA 


2003    
Luna, Gescheidle, Chicago, IL 


2002    
This Imagined Place, Gescheidle, Chicago, IL 


2001    
Through Many Veils, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
New Landscape Paintings, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY 


2000    
Elemental, Lyons Wier Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL 


1999    
Sense of Place, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA


1998    
Landscape and Seascape Paintings, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL


1997    
Imagined Spaces, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA


1996    
New Landscape Paintings, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL


1995    
New Paintings, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL


1992    
Cardiff Giant Theater, Chicago, IL

 


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2016    

A Bowlful of Sky, Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL
La MËre/La Mer, Moreau Art Galleries, St. Mary's College,South Bend, IN
The Mindís I Archive, Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE
Chicago Paints, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, OH


2015    
Lightning Strikes: 18 Poets 18 Artists, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Sea and Sky, Gallatin River Gallery, Big Sky, MT
Return of the Exquisite Corpse: 35th Anniversary Show with 105 Artists, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL
In With The New, Gold Gallery, Boston, MA


2014    
Regarding the Sublime, Carlson Tower Gallery, North Park University, Chicago, IL
Ampersand 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Ampersand Gallery, Buda, TX
Collaborations II, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL


2012    
Gallery Hana Shimokitazawa, Tokyo, Japan
Commodores, Coastline Community College, Newport Beach, CA
Blue, Beth Urdang Gallery, Boston, MA
Land, Sea, Sky: 5 Painters, Beth Urdang Gallery, Boston, MA


2011    
The Artistís Daughter, North Park College, Chicago, IL
Handspace, Mindspace, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN
Oil and Water, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI
Two Moon Gallery, Nashville, TN


2010    
Imagine Everywhere, 4th Annual Art + Design Faculty Exhibition, A + D Gallery, Columbia College,
          Chicago, IL
Incised, Bitten and Gouged: Anchor Graphics and the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, 20 Years of
          Printmaking, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL
Without Moving (25), {fill in the blank} Gallery, Chicago, IL
30th Anniversary Book Cover Exhibition, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL
Earth and Sky, Gallatin River Gallery, Big Sky, MT


2009    
The Chicago Salon, Kunst10Daagse (10 Days of Art), Bergen, The Netherlands Packer Schopf Gallery,
          Chicago, IL
Earth, Sea and Sky, Beverly Art Center, Chicago, IL
UpScaled/DownSized, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH


2008    
Vista Novus, Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Drawing Show, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL
Aqua Wynwood Art Fair, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, Miami, FL


2007    
Earth and Sky, Gallatin River Gallery, Big Sky, MT
Joie de Vivre: A Meditation on New Orleans, Katrina and the US, Chicago. IL


2006    
Travel Documents, Koehnline Museum, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL
Travel Documents, Columbia College A + D Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Museum of Water, New York, NY
Journey II, Gallatin River Gallery, Gallatin Gateway, MT


2005    
Senza Titolo: Santa Reparata Faculty Exhibition 2005, Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence,
          Italy
Damn Good Painting!, Lyonswier Gallery, New York, NY
25th Anniversary Bookplate Show, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL
San Francisco Art Fair 2005, Gescheidle, San Francisco, CA
Los Angeles Art Fair, Lyonswier Gallery, New York, NY
Scope New York, Lyonswier Gallery, New York, NY


2004     
Earth and Sky, Gallatin River Gallery, Gallatin Gateway, MT
Think Small, traveling exhibition sponsored by the Illinois State Museum: Chicago, Lockport, Rend Lake, and
          Springfield, IL
Articles and Waves, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL
Scope Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Art Chicago 2004, Chicago, IL
San Francisco Art Fair 2004, Gescheidle, San Francisco, CA
Scope New York, Lyonswier Gallery, New York, NY
The Nature of Reduction, Prater Rouse Gallery, Norfolk, VA
Affordable Art Fair, Lyonswier Gallery, New York, NY


2003    
Eccentric Landscape, Fine Arts Center Gallery, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Personal Visions, Graystone Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Guest List, Gescheidle, Chicago, IL
Landscapes, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Earth and Sky, Gallatin River Gallery, Gallatin Gateway, MT
Affordable Art Fair, Lyonswier Gallery, New York, NY
San Francisco Art Fair 2003, Gescheidle, San Francisco, CA
Art New York, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY


2002    
To Kiss the Spirits: Homage to Hollis Sigler, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL
Sea and Sky, Perimeter Gallery, New York, NY
Affordable Art Fair, Lyonswier Gallery, New York, NY
Art Chicago 2002, Lyonswier Gallery, Chicago, IL
Earth and Sky, Gallatin River Gallery, Gallatin Gateway, MT
Contemporary Drawing Salon, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL


2001    
Looking In, Seeing Big: Louise LeBourgeois and Steven Carrelli, The Community Gallery of Art, College of
          Lake County, Grayslake, IL
Artists/Alumni: Masters of Fine Arts from Northwesternís Department of Art Theory and Practice, Block
          Museum of Art, Evanston, IL
ìWhat They Half CreateÖî, Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
The ArtCouncil/Chicagoís Grant Recipient Show, Gallery 312, Chicago, IL
Realism Today: Nine Contemporary Painters, Beth Urdang Gallery, Boston, MA
SnowGlobe Invitational, Lyonswier Gallery, Chicago, IL
Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY


2000    
Shake the Coat: A Midwestern Tribute to Gregory Gillespie, North Park University, Chicago, IL
Strange Presences 2, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
First Works, Columbia College Gallery, Chicago, IL
Gallery Artists, Lyons Wier Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL
S.O.F.A. (Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art),  New York, NY
Painting In Chicago Now, Oakton Community College Art Gallery, Des Plaines. IL


1999    
Images of Silence, Noyes Cultural Art Center, Evanston, IL
The Shadow of Memory, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
New Landscape Paintings, Lyons Wier Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL
New Gallery: New Paintings, Euro Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Columbia College Chicago Small Works Faculty Exhibition, Columbia College Art Gallery, Chicago, IL
Faculty Exhibition, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
The Conscious Line, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID
Landscape Revisited, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID
S.O.F.A. (Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art),  New York, NY
S.O.F.A. (Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art),  Chicago, IL


1998    
Painting in Chicago Now, Columbia College Art Gallery, Chicago, IL
Remembering Beauty: The Seductive and Nostalgic Nature of American Landscape,South Bend Regional Art
          Museum, South Bend, IL
Small Works II, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
A Retrospective/Prospective: 98-99, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID
Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID
Art Chicago 1998 at Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN
Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL


1997     
Small Works, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
A Retrospective/Prospective: 97-98, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID
Chicago: A Spiritual Landscape, Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL
A Year in Review, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL
Evanston Art Center Faculty Exhibition, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
Part-Time Faculty Exhibition, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Art Chicago 1997, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL
Art Fair Seattle 97, Seattle, WA


1996    
In Side Out Side In, North Park College, Chicago, IL
Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL


1995    
Ten Emerging, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL
Poetic Images, Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, IL


1994    
Three Artists, Inside Art Gallery, Chicago, IL
M.F.A. Thesis Show, Dittmar Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Graduate Exhibition, Dittmar Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Dean's Collection, College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


1993    
Space Gallery, Chicago, IL
Ninth Annual All-Illinois Graduate Art Exhibition, Jones College Gallery, Evanston, IL
Graduate Exhibition, Dittmar Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Dean's Collection, College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


1991    
Intimate Works, Space Gallery, Chicago, IL      

 
1990
   
B.F.A. Exhibition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 


SELECTED REFERENCES
        
2016    
Exhibition Catalogue, Chicago Paints, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, OH
Exhibition Catalogue, La Mère/La Mer (The Mother/The Sea), St. Mary's College, Notre Dame,

 

2015    
Exhibition Catalogue, Lightning Strikes: 18 Poets, 18 Writers, Maria Porges-essay, Charlie Prendergast-  essay, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA, illus..
Katherine Olivetti-interview, ìWater, Horizons, and the Painter: A Conversation with Louise LeBourgeoisî,
          Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche, Volume 9, Number 1, Winter 2015, illus..
Exhibition Catalogue, Return of the Exquisite Corpse, Lynne Warren-essay, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL,
          illus..


2014    
Published images, Catamaran Literary Reader, Spring 2014. Illus..


2012    
Exhibition Catalogue, Light Through Water, Karen Halvorsen Schreck-essay, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San
          Francisco, CA

2011    
Exhibition Catalogue, Louise LeBourgeois: Distant Vision, Megumi Ogita Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2010    
Exhibition Catalogue, Steven Carrelli and Louise LeBourgeois, David Lazar-essay, Packer Schopf Gallery,
          Chicago, IL, illus...
Exhibition Catalogue, Cover Stories: The Art of the Book Jacket, Mark Pascale-essay, Printworks Gallery,
          Chicago, IL, illus..
Exhibition Catalogue, Imagine Everywhere: 4th Annual Art + Design Faculty Exhibition, Corey Postiglione
          essay, A + D Gallery, Chicago, IL, illus..


2009    
Kristi Beardshear, ìIn Space and Timeî, ARTslant San Francisco, www.artslant.com/sf, illus..
Alan Bamberger, ìSan Francisco Art Galleries Openings First Thursday 07.02.09î, www.artbusiness.com,
          illus..


2008    
Blacklight 2008, literary magazine of the Organization of Black Students at the University of Chicago, illus..


2006          
Dan Farnham, ìKatrina Evacuees to Get Taste of Home at Concertî, Liberty Suburban Chicago Newspapers,
          August 18, 2006
Margaret Hawkins, ìíTravel Documentsí Letís Us Tour with Artistsî, Chicago Sun-Times, March
          17, 2006


2005    
Exhibition catalogue, The Art of the Bookplate, Jim Yood-essay, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL, illus..
Exhibition catalogue, Think Small, Robert Sill-essay, Illinois State Museum, Chicago, Springfield, Lockport, IL,
          illus..
Michael Tisserand, ìShould I Stay or Should I Go?î, Gambit Weekly, New Orleans, LA, December 6, 2005.
Michael Tisserand, ìSubmerged: An Evacueeís Journalî, www.csindy.com, November 10-16, 2005.
Michael Tisserand, ìSubmerged: Leavingî, Creative Loafing.com, November 9, 2005.


2004    
Andrew Patner, ìBeing Yourself: Ed Paschke (1939-2004)î, Criticís Choice with Andrew Patner, WFMT Radio.


2003    
Alan G. Artner, ìMetcalf and LeBourgeois,î The Chicago Tribune, July 25, 2003. Exhibition brouchure,
Eccentric Landscape, Judith Tolnick-essay, Fine Arts Center Galleries, University of Rhode Island, Kingston,
          RI, illus..
Doug Norris, ìMain Gallery Displays ëEccentric Landscapeí,î South County Independent, February 20, 2003,
          illus..
Bill Van Siclen, ìLandscapes: Give and Take Between Old and New,î The Providence Journal, February 27,
          2003, illus..
Bill Rodriguez, ìThe Great Outdoors: A fresh perspective in URIís Eccentric Landscapeî, The Providence
          Phoenix, March 17, 2003.


 2002    
Joyce B. Korotkin, ìHiro Yokoseî, NYArts Magazine, January, 2002.
Brent Brotine, ìGallery Walk Mixes Media, Creatives And Conversationî, Chicago Creative Coalition,
          November 2002.


2001    

Exhibition catalogue, Looking In, Seeing Big: Louise LeBourgeois and Steven Carrelli, Steve Tomasula-essay,
          College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL, illus..
Exhibition catalogue, Artists/Alumni: Masters of Fine Arts from Northwesternís Department of Art Theory and
          Practice, Jim Yood-essay, Block Museum, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, illus..
Columbian Exposition Art Auction Catalogue, Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts, 
          November 2, 2001, illus.. 
Nancy Maes, ìPortrait of the Artistsî, Northwestern (alumni magazine), Summer 2001, illus..
ìChoice Eventsî, City Talk, Chicago, IL, March 23 & 30, 2001.
Ellen Pritsker, ìSmall Works: Two Painters Prove That Bigger Is Not Necessarily Betterî, Pioneer Press, March
           22, 2001.
2001 Women Artists Datebook, Cedco Publishing, San Rafael, CA, illus.. 


2000        
Exhibition catalogue, Painting in Chicago Now, Corey Postiglione-essay, Oakton Community College, Des
          Plaines, IL, illus..
ìWeekend Choiceî, City Talk, Chicago, IL, November 10, 2000.


 1999    
New American Paintings, Volume 23, Midwest,  Open Studios Press, illus..
Richard Donagradi, ìLouise LeBourgeois and Angela Schlaud: New Worksî, Artscope.net, December 19,
          1998, illus..
Jim Houghton, ìPaean to Natureî, South Bend Tribune, September 24, 1998.
Exhibition catalogue, Remembering Beauty: The Seductive and Nostalgic Nature of American Landscape,
          Leisa Rundquist-essay, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN, illus..
Andrew Patner, ìSelect Area Galleries in Global Showcaseî, Chicago Sun-Times,  May 8, 1998.


1997        
Shelly Hawes, "Express Yourself", Where Chicago, August, 1997.


1996        
Fred Camper, "Metropolis", WBEZ Public Radio, Chicago, December 21, 1996.
Fred Camper, "Object Relations", The Chicago Reader, December 13, 1996, illus..


1995        
Andrew Patner, "Artistic License", WBEZ Public Radio, Chicago, March 24, 1995.


1994        
Andrew Patner, "Metropolis", WBEZ Public Radio, Chicago, May 14, 1994.


1991        
Lawrence Bommer, ìMalicious and Deliciousî, The Chicago Reader, November 15, 1991, illus..



PUBLISHED WRITING


2016        
Essay, Less Than I Hope For, The Rumpus, 2016.


2014        
Essay, ìHorizonî, The Chicago Issue, Chicago Quarterly Review, Volume 17, 2014.


 

PUBLIC LECTURES AND SYMPOSIA


2016    
ìLa MËre/La Mer,î panel discussion, Moreau Art Galleries, St. Maryís College, South Bend, IN
ìA Bowlful of Sky,î artistsí talk, Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL    


2014    
ìApproaching Light,î artistís talk, Fermilab, Batavia, IL
ìRegarding the Sublime,î symposium, North Park University, Chicago, IL


2011        
ìOn Painting and Swimming,î artistís talk, Greenleaf Art Center, Chicago, IL


2010      
ìSomewhere Betweenî, artistís talk, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL
Artistís talk, Alumni gathering of The University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, Packer Schopf Gallery,
          Chicago, IL


2005    
ìBittersweet: Race and Hurricane Katrinaî, gescheidle, Chicago, IL
ìBittersweetî, artistís talk, gescheidle, Chicago, IL
Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy


2002    
Visiting Artistís Lecture, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL


2000    
ìElementalî, artistís talk, Lyons Wier Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL


1998    
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


1997    
North Park College, Chicago, IL


1996    
Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL
Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy


 

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS


City of Chicago Public Art Program, 17th District Police Station


 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS


Fermilab, Batavia, IL
University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL
Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL
College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL
Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN
McKesson Corporation, San Francisco, CA


 

GRANTS, AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES


2011    
Residency, The International School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture, Montecastello di Vibio, Italy


2010    
BAU Institute Otranto Arts Residency, Otranto, Italy
Columbia College Chicago Faculty Development Grant


2004    
City of Chicago Public Art Program, Commission for the 17th District Police Station


2003  
Illinois Art Council Finalist Award


2002    
Ragdale Foundation Residency, Lake Forest, IL
Columbia College Chicago Faculty Development Grant


2001    
Artadia Jury Award


1995    
Artemisia Gallery Mentorship Program, Chicago, IL
Community Arts Assistance Program Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL


1994    
Liquitex Excellence in Art University Award


1992-3    
University Fellowship, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


1989-90    
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL    


 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE


1994-2013    
Adjunct Faculty, Columbia College Chicago


2006        
Palazzo Rucellai (abroad program of the University of Connecticut), Florence, Italy


2005-6      
Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy


2001-2        
Artist-in-Residence, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL    


1997-2000    
Instructor, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL


1994        
Instructor, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


1993        
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


Painting, all levels from beginning to independent study; Landscape Painting; Beginning Drawing;  Advanced Drawing; Figure Drawing; 2 Dimensional Design; Color Theory.

 


GALLERY AFFILIATIONS


Aron Packer Projects
Chicago
www.packergallery.com


Au: Gold Gallery
Boston
www.au-gallery.com


Dolby Chadwick Gallery
San Francisco
www.dolbychadwickgallery.com


Gallatin River Gallery
Big Sky, Montana
www.gallatinrivergallery.com