Education

2006   

MFA, Painting, Northwestern University, Art Theory and Practice Department, Evanston, IL

1999   

Post-Graduate Apprentice, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Apprentice Training Program, Philadelphia, PA

1998   

BFA, Painting, Drawing & Printmaking, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

1996   

Lacoste School of Fine Arts, Lacoste, France


Exhibitions

2018   

Nascent Things, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Chicago, IL

2017   

FLAG POST, Spectre Arts, Durham, NC (Artist flag project organized by Tether Projects)

Part-Time Studio Art Faculty Exhibit, Cleve Carney Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

2015   

Found/Made: Studio Art Faculty Exhibition, Cleve Carney Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

(I’d Like to Suggest) LINGER ON, 3200 Carroll St., Chicago, IL (Curators: Anna Kunz & Pamela Fraser)

2014   

Making Now: Open for Engagement, Museum of Fine Art, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL (Curator: Carolyn Henne)

2013   

Light and the Unseen, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL (Curator: Julie Rudder)

It Varies, The Storefront, Chicago, IL (Curator: Justin Witte)           

2011   

Abstractions, Group Invitational, The Miller Art Museum, Sturgeon Bay, WI

Quasi-landscapes, Så Gallery, Chicago, IL

2010   

Playing Fields, School of Fine Arts Gallery at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (Curator: Tyson Skross)

2009   

(Re)Collect, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL (Curator: Francesca Wilmott)

Olivia Schreiner, College of DuPage, McAnich Arts Center Lobby Gallery, Glen Ellyn, IL

2008   

Magic, Magic, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (Collaborative show with Justin Witte)

Milwaukee International Art Fair: Final Reduction Sale, Old Gold Exhibitions & Events, Milwaukee, WI

The Big Show, Silas Marder Gallery, Long Island, NY (Curator: Silas Marder)      

2007   

Without Like or As: Painting and Poetics, Gallery 2, University Galleries, Illinois State University (Curator: Benjamin Gardner)

Extended Visits: Kelly Breslin, Shona Macdonald, Emily Sartor and Olivia Schreiner, Skestos Gabriele Gallery, Chicago, IL (Curator: Stephanie Skestos Gabriele)

DOOL’s, (a painting project in collaboration with Justin Witte) Vega Estates Presents: The Addition (a Garage and a Basement), Chicago, IL (Curator: Julie Rudder)

Constellation, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL (Curator: Michelle Beckett)

2006   

Distances, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL (Curator: Brandon Larson)

Material Science, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL (Curator: Blake Bradford)

Salad Days, Rowland Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL (Curator: Mark Rowland)

Union League Civic & Arts Foundation Visual Arts Competition 2006, Union League Civic & Arts Foundation, Chicago, IL (Juror: Hamza Walker)

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2005   

Temporary Allegiance, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL and The Galleries at Moore, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA (Traveling flag project organized by Philip von Zweck in collaboration with Justin Witte)

Lineage, New Jersey gallery, Chicago, IL

2004   

Fly by Night, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Grubstake, Base Kamp, Philadelphia, PA (An exhibition by the artists’ collective, Nature’s                                Radio)

The Stray Show, Vox Populi Gallery, Chicago, IL (Booth at alternative art gallery convention)

2003   

Surface Tension, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA (Curator: Cassandra Coblentz)

My Mother’s an Artist, The Education Alliance Gallery, New York, NY (Curator: Sheila Pepe)

North of the Border, Northern Liberties Neighborhood Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA (Juror: Susan Rosenberg)

El Mono Muy Mal, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Iron On, Nexus Foundation for Today's Art, Philadelphia, PA

2002   

Digital Art in Philadelphia, Art in City Hall, Philadelphia, PA (Juror: Anne R. Fabbri)

En Route, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Get Out: Lighting for Urban Rooftop Environments (LURE), The Galleries at Moore, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA (Curator: Aaron Igler)

60th Annual Painting Exhibition, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA (Juror: Susan Rosenberg)

Lighting for Urban Rooftop Environments, LURE, Philadelphia, PA (Outdoor, site-specific video projection in collaboration with Aaron Igler)

Anti-Archival, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA (Juror: Alex Baker)

Gridlock, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


Awards, Fellowships & Residencies

2017-18

Resident Artist, Compound Yellow, Oak Park, IL

2006     

Web (Space) Artist of the Month, Irving Sandler Artist File Online, Artists Space, New York, NY

Union League Civic Arts Foundation Award, Chicago, IL

2005     

Teaching Assistantship, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2004     

University Fellowship in the Graduate School, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2001     

Friends of Arcadia University Gallery Award, Works on Paper 2001


Reviews & Publications

2006   

“Bad at Sports” Podcast, review of Salad Days at Rowland Contemporary, 11 June 2006

G.W. Review, Art & Literature Magazine, George Washington University, Washington, DC, published several drawings, Spring 2006.

2003   

Budick, Ariella.  “Apprentices, Curators of their Mother’s Art.” Newsday New York City, 9 May 2003: 50.

Levan, Lori Don.  “My Mother’s an Artist.” NY Arts Summer 2003: 50.

2002   

Strauss, R. B.  “Philadelphia goes digital.” Art Matters December 2002: 14-15.

Fallon, Roberta.  “Upon the Roof.” Philadelphia Weekly 6 March 2002: 54.

---.  “Civic Beauties.” Philadelphia Weekly 20 November 2002: website.

2001   

Rice, Robin. “Paper Chase.” Philadelphia City Paper 18-25 October 2001: 28.


Professional Affiliations & Experience

2017-Present  

Resident Artist, Compound Yellow, Oak Park, IL

2016-Present  

Member Artist, Tiger Strikes Asteroid cooperative gallery, Chicago, IL

2010-Present  

Adjunct Lecturer, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

2016-2017       

 Adjunct Professor, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL

2007-2014       

Web Designer, Freelance

2006-2010      

Teaching Artist – Painting & Screen-printing, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2005-2014      

Digital Editing and Design, Vintage Catalogs, Evanston, IL

2008               

Adjunct Lecturer - Painting & Drawing, Loyola University, Chicago, IL, Dept. of Fine & Performing Arts                      

Co-curator, Faster, Cheaper, Bolder: Silkscreen artwork by Art Center students with Elke Claus, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2007- 2008     

Screen-printing Workshop, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2007              

Adjunct Lecturer – Painting, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, Art Theory and Practice Department

2006             

Teaching Assistant – Intermediate Painting, Art Theory and Practice Department, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2005-2006      

Visiting Artist Coordinator, Art Theory and Practice Department, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2000-2004      

Project Technician/Printer, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2001-2004      

Gallery Member & Communications Committee Chairperson, Non-profit Artists’ Cooperative, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA