I am a Chicago-based artist, curator and writer who earned a MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2002) and a BA in Art History from the University of Illinois at Chicago (1995). My work has been exhibited at many Chicago-based spaces and I have been a recipient of grants from 3Arts, The City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, The Hyde Park Art Center's Artists Run Chicago fund and the Illinois Arts Council.
I am director of boundary, a contemporary visual arts project space founded in 2017, located in my renovated garage. boundary was included in the Hyde Park Art Center's Artists Run Chicago 2.0 in 2020. In 2021, I was a member of The Center Program residency cohort at The Hyde Park Art Center. In summer of 2022, I was a visiting artist at Chautauqua Institute. I have taught at several colleges and universities in the Chicago area. A limited edition artist book entitled Invisible Labors, co-authored with Melissa H. Potter was released in Spring 2023. My future endeavors include a lecture at The Field Museum; A. Watson Armour Seminar series and preparing for an exhibition at Cultivator in Spring 2024 and planning exhibitions at boundary.
below For Joan, archival ink jet print on Hahnemuhle paper, 2021.