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 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.