Portrait by Young Cho Kim

b. 1986, Illinois
Living and working in northern Colorado.






EDUCATION


2014-15– MFA, Drawing, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
2011– BFA, Illustration, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
2007– Graphic Design, Photography Associates, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL
2004– Graphic Design Associates, Waukesha County Technical College, Waukesha, WI

EXPERIENCE


2006–C: Freelance Visual Artist, Chicago, IL
2014–15: Illustration Department Graduate Assistant, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
2014–C: Marketing and Design Assistant, Ellwood Museum, DeKalb, IL
2008–11: Gallery Assistant, Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, IL
2007–8: Graphic Design Intern, Inflatable 3, Chicago, IL
2006–7: Photography Lab & Studio Assistant, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL

RECOGNITION


2015– Northern Illinois University, Jack Olson Scholarship
2014– Northern Illinois University, Graduate Tuition Waiver, DeKalb, IL
2013– Fourth Annual Exhibition, Juror's Choice, Water Street Studios, Batavia, IL
2010– Ars Nova Juried Exhibition, Second Place, Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, IL

EXHIBITIONS


2018


Gallery Nucleus [pending]
Alumni Retrospective, Northern Illinois University Art Museum, DeKalb, IL
O.N.S. Residency, 71 Greene Street, New York, New York
Mondo x SXSW, Austin, TX

2017


Mondo x SXSW, Austin, TX
Craig Horky Invitational, Mindzeye Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Post-It, Giant Robot Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016


How High, Left Field, San Luis Obispo, CA
4839 North Damen, Chicago, IL
Mondo x SXSW, Austin, TX

2015


Stations, Grace Albrecht Gallery, Bluffton University, Bluffton, OH [solo]
Nice To Meat You, Gallery 214, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
Think of this hand, Side Street Studios, Elgin, IL [solo]
Raw | Refined, Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL
Foliage, Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA
New and Recent Works, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
Originals, Mondo Gallery, Austin, TX
Wishlist, The Draw, Appleton, WI
Fourth Year Annual Exhibition, Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA

2014


The Season of Spring, Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA
Error Plain Gallery Spring Exhibition, Chicago, IL
Soho House, Chicago, IL, London, England [permanent collection]
Artists Across America, Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA
First Year Graduate Review, Gallery 215, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
Juried Graduate Exhibition, Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, IL
Fashion Meets Art Annual, Salt Lake City, Utah
Third Year Annual Exhibition, Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA

2013


Error Plain Gallery Summer Exhibition, Chicago, IL
Fourth Annual Exhibition, Water Street Studios, Batavia, IL
Gut Feeling, Lock & Key Gallery, Rockford, IL
Saints, Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, IL
1501 W. Morse Ave., Chicago, IL

2012


Mondo Gallery Grand Opening Exhibition, Mondo Gallery, Austin, TX
Universal Monsters, Mondo Gallery, Austin, TX

2011


Scientific Basis of Human Activity, Pleasant Street Gallery, DeKalb, IL
Ars Nova Juried exhibition, Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, IL
NIU Illustration BFA portfolio exhibition, Pleasant Street Gallery, DeKalb, IL
Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibit, Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, IL
The Machines are Winning- Sidney Lumet Tribute Series, The Laundry, Denver, CO
Devil Town, Gallery 1988, Melrose, LA

2010


Ars Nova Juried Exhibition, Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, IL


2009


Ars Nova Juried Exhibition, Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, IL
Greenville Presents, Greenville, NC

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS, CRITIQUES


2014


Senior BFA discourse, Department of Visual Art, North Dakota State University


2015


Bluffton University, Bluffton, OH
Stations, gallery talk at Grace Albrecht Gallery
Painting demonstration & process, Bluffton Art Department

North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Visiting Artist in Residence [presentation, critique, demonstration]
Guest Juror, Curator, 2015 Student Exhibition at Renaissance Gallery, Renaissance Hall

PUBLICATIONS


Art Meets Fashion SS 2015
Satan Fan Club #2
, 2013

SELECTED PRESS


Chad Wys, Yiching Lin, Artchipel: A Conversation With Chad Wys.
Part I / Part II / Part III / Part IV / Part V / Part VI
Christina Kwan, Tide and Bloom: Creative Masters
Fred Spears, Pixel Union Spotlight
Abbie & Jessie Cohen, NeverLazy Magazine. [interview]
Paige Bravin, Thalo Magazine. [interview]
Adam J. Pritchett, The Rhumboogie. [interview]
Vivian Hua, Layering Upon A Tangible Aesthetic, Redefine Magazine. [interview]
Jacob Singer, Hiawatha Review/Convo Zine.
Review, Mutant Space.

APPEARANCES ON


Colossal
Vice - Creator's Project
Instagram & Blog
Hi Fructose
booooooom
Sweet Station
Supersonicelectronic
Like A Fieldmouse
Cave to Canvas
Artchipel

PUBLICATIONS AS AUTHOR


2015


An Interview with Heath West. Anobium Literary Magazine [blog]

2014


Sound is the Vocabulary of Nature. Forage Press
Maelstrom: An Interview With Brendan Monroe. Anobium Literary Magazine [blog]

2013


The Works of Josh Wool. [with interview]. Artchipel.com [blog]
Pretending the Cover Doesn't Exist: Interview with Mike Sutfin
Cerebrovascular Vigor: Interview With Geoffrey Todd Smith. Anobium Literary Magazine [blog]
Vain In Costume: Interview With Matt Korvette. Anobium Literary Magazine [blog]
Interview with James Chororos. andrewharlow.co [blog]

2012


The Works of Andre Petterson. Artchipel.com
The Works of Nicolas Alan Cope [with interview]. Artchipel.com
The Works of Daniel Danger [with interview]. Artchipel.com
The Works of Ryoji Ikeda. Artchipel.com

2011


Tumblr Basics For Visual Artists. Artchipel.com
The works of Emma Mcnally. Artchipel.com

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