EDUCATION

2015     Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, ME 

2015     MFA, Sculpture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago 

2008     BFA with High Honors, Studio Art and Art History, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2005     University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley, Transfer

 

SELECTED FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

2015     Eldon Danhausen Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2015     Edward L. Ryerson Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2014     International Sculpture Center Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary

              Sculpture Award

2014     John W. Kurtich Foundation Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2014     Carol Becker-Dean’s Merit Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2006     Lois G. Roberts Undergraduate Scholarship, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2005     Art Department Award for Academic Excellence, Art Student of the Year, UW Fox Valley

2004     Sloan and Gerard Fine Art Studio Scholarship, University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley

 

GRANTS

2017     Sculpture Faculty Travel Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2015     Odyssey Travel Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2014     School of the Art Institute of Chicago Graduate Travel Grant 

 

REVEIWS & PUBLICATIONS

2017     Elliot J. Reichert,“Off the Record:A Brief History of Triumph, a Short-Lived Chicago  

              Gallery that Might Still Be,” New City Art, June 1, 2017 

2017     “Jeff Prokash//Triumph Gallery: In Conversation with Ruslana Lichtzier and Ryan Coffey,” 

              Exposition Chicago, The Seen, March 31, 2017 

2016     Tempestt Hazel, Ground Floor exhibition catalog, Hyde Park Arts Center, Chicago IL

2016     Alison Reilly, “Ground Floor at the Hyde Park Art Center,” Chicago Gallery News, 

              September 20, 2016 

2016     Back of the Head, Issue No. 1, China, August 24, 2015

2014     Hyperallergic, “Best of 2014: Our Top 10 Exhibition Across the United States”,                         

              Hyperallergic December 26, 2014 

2014     Sculpture Magazine,  “Outstanding Student Achievement In Contemporary Sculpture 

              Awards”, October 2014: Vol. 33 No. 8 pp. 48-55

2014     China Taiyuan International Metal Sculpture Symposium Catalog, September 2014

2014     Danny Floyd, “Wheel Chair Lift at the Temple of Dendur,” Serpentine Magazine, 

              December 5, 2014 

2014     Joshua Demaree, “Prentice Windows Part I-III,” Exposition Chicago, The Seen, July 17, 

              2014

 

RESIDENCIES

2016     HATCH Projects, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL

2014     China Taiyuan International Metal Sculpture Symposium, Taiyuan, China 

 

COLLECTIONS 

2016     The collection of Iñigo Manglano Ovalle  

2016     The collection of Scott J. Hunter 

2016     The collection of Randy Alexander 

2015     M. Woods Museum Collection-Michael Xufu Huang, Beijing China

2014     City of Taiyuan-Taiyuan Industrial Cultural Creative Park, Shanxi province, China

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017     Re-enacting the contents of a Box, Randy Alexander Gallery, Chicago, IL 

2016     What becomes of the Hole When the Cheese is Eaten?, Randy Alexander Gallery, Chicago, IL

2013     New Growth on Old Remains, Aylward Gallery, Menasha, WI

2013     Thinking of You as Doppelgänger, The Octegon Gallery, Chicago, IL 

2010     Nocturnal Revelries, Iola Mills, Iola, WI

 

SELECTED JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2016     Ground Floor, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2015     International Sculpture Center Student Exhibition, Step Gallery, Pheonix, AZ

2014     ISC 20thAnnual Student Award Exhibition, Grounds For Sculpture, Trenton, NJ

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2018     Architecture Itself and Other Postmodern Myths, Canadian Center for Architecture, Montreal, QC 

2018     After Junk Space, Curated by Danny Floyd, Donnelly Foundation, Chicago, IL

2018     Artificial Life, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL

2017     Dangerous Professors, Triumph, Chicago, IL  

2017     Boondoggle, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL 

2017     The Duck and the Document: True Stories of Postmodern Procedures, SCI-Arc Gallery,             

              Los Angeles, CA 

2017     Door, Triumph, Chicago, IL 

2017     Drawing, Randy Alexander Gallery, Chicago, IL 

2016     T O’ Time, Pavillon Carré Baudouin, Paris, FR

2015     Fresh: New Master Artists, SLU Contemporary Art Gallery, Hammond, LA

2015     2 Tambours, Cornerstore, Chicago, IL

2015     MFA Thesis Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

2015     General Objects, Fjord, Philadelphia, PA

2014     General Objects, Ballroom Projects, Chicago, IL

2014     Almost Ergonomic, Studio 424, Chicago, IL 

2014     Frozen Borderline, Ballroom Projects, Chicago, IL

2013     Monuments and Ruins, Frogman Gallery & Chicago Loop Alliance, Chicago, IL 

2012     Downcast Eyes, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

2012    Too Much is Never Enough, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015-2018    Part Time Faculty Lecturer, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Sculpture  

                         Courses include: Building as Form: Architectural Concepts in Sculpture and Studio                               

                         Research, Woodworking in the Twenty First Century, Introduction to Sculpture                                

                         Practices, Sculpture Skill-Based Boot Camp, Systems and Structures

2018              Faculty, Era Vision International Art Summer School, Beijing, China 

                         Course: Sculpture and Intermedia Art

2016-2017    MFA Low Residency Studio Coordinator, School of the Art Institute of Chicago 

2017              Manager, Columbus Metal Shop, School of the Art Institute of Chicago 

2014-2015    Digital Maven-Digital Fabrication Technician, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2013-2014    Teaching Assistant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2013-2014    Shop Technician Columbus Wood and Metal Shop, Chicago, IL 

2010-2013    Foreman, Furniture Revival, Chicago, IL

2010-2013    Co-founder and Curator, The Milk Factory Gallery Chicago, IL

2011-2013    Co-founder CUSP: Chicago Unconventional Spaces & Projects, Chicago, IL

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