2016

Artist of the Week: Christopher Meerdo

Artist of the Week: Christopher Meerdo

Christopher Meerdo (b.1981) is a Chicago-based artist who grew up in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Lithuania. Meerdo’s new work will be featured in…

Artist of the Week: Sarah Elise Hall

Artist of the Week: Sarah Elise Hall

Sarah Elise Hall received a BFA in studio art from Ontario College of Art & Design in Toronto in 2002 and an MFA in sculpture…

Artist of the Week: Isa Gagarin

Artist of the Week: Isa Gagarin

Isa Newby Gagarin (b. 1986 Guam, USA) lives and works in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has a BFA in Painting from the Minneapolis College of Art…

Artist of the Week: Francesco Lo Castro

Artist of the Week: Francesco Lo Castro

Francesco Lo Castro was born in Catania, Italy in 1976, raised in Germany, and transplanted to South Florida during high school, where he became immersed…

Artist of the Week: Matt Wedel

Artist of the Week: Matt Wedel

Matt Wedel was born in Palisade, Colorado, and currently lives and works in Athens, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts at The School of the…

Artist of the Week: Tony Chrenka

Artist of the Week: Tony Chrenka

Tony Chrenka is an artist originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota. He graduated from Lewis & Clark in Portland, where he currently lives and co-runs Muscle Beach Gallery.…

Artist of the Week: Jordan Eagles

Artist of the Week: Jordan Eagles

Jordan Eagles is a New York based artist who preserves blood primarily sourced from a slaughterhouse. Through his invented process, he encases, layers and suspends…

Artist of the Week: Nikki Maloof

Artist of the Week: Nikki Maloof

Nikki Maloof (b.1985, Peoria, IL) lives and works in Brooklyn. Recent exhibitions include Let’s Get Figurative at Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York, Tiger Tiger at Salon 94, and Please Excuse Our Appearance at 247365. Jack Hanley…

Artist of the Week: Jered Sprecher

Artist of the Week: Jered Sprecher

Jered Sprecher was born in Lincoln, Nebraska (1976). He received his MFA from The University of Iowa. He has had solo exhibitions at Jeff Bailey…

Artist of the Week: Michael Pfisterer

Artist of the Week: Michael Pfisterer

Michael Pfisterer is an artist based in Hamburg, Germany. He is represented by devening projects + editions in Chicago, and he also runs a commercial…

Artist of the Week: Kaylee Rae Wyant

Artist of the Week: Kaylee Rae Wyant

Kaylee Rae Wyant received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2008. Recent exhibitions include Sunday Afternoons, SWDZ Gallery, Vienna…

Artist of the Week: Amir Guberstein

Artist of the Week: Amir Guberstein

Amir Guberstein (b. 1985, Israel) MFA holder from the Berlin University of Arts, currently living in NYC. Influenced by the geopolitics of his country of origin, Israel,…

Artist of the Week: Jan Tichy

Artist of the Week: Jan Tichy

Jan Tichy is a contemporary artist and educator. Working at the intersection of video, sculpture, architecture, and photography, his conceptual work is socially and politically…

Artist of the Week: Sterling Lawrence

Artist of the Week: Sterling Lawrence

Sterling Lawrence is an artist living and working in Chicago. He received his MFA in 2011 from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago,…

Artist of the Week: Manor Grunewald

Artist of the Week: Manor Grunewald

Manor Grunewald is an artist working with painting and installation based in Belgium. Recent solo and duo shows include Stand-Inn**** at Johannes Vogt, Incubate with Simon Laureyns…

Artist of the Week: Guy Yanai

Artist of the Week: Guy Yanai

Guy Yanai was born 1977 in Haifa, Israel, and currently lives and works in Tel Aviv. He attended Parsons School of Design and the New York…

Artist of the Week: Laurie Kang

Artist of the Week: Laurie Kang

Laurie Kang (b.1985) currently lives and works in Toronto. Recent exhibition sites include Raster Gallery (Warsaw), Camera Austria (Graz), Parisian Laundry (Montreal), 8-11 (Toronto), and…

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Artist of the Week: Isabel Yellin

Artist of the Week: Isabel Yellin

Isabel Yellin (b. 1987 in NYC) lives and works between London and New York. Recent exhibitions include Do a Double Take + All Will Be Clear…

Artist of the Week: Anja Schori

Artist of the Week: Anja Schori

Anja Schori was born in Bern, Switzerland in 1983. She studied photography at University of Art and Design Lausanne, and in 2013 she received a…

Artist of the Week: Chloe Seibert

Artist of the Week: Chloe Seibert

Chloe Seibert (b. 1989) is an artist living and working in Chicago IL. What are some recent, upcoming or current projects you are working on? I…

Artist of the Week: Shaan Syed

Artist of the Week: Shaan Syed

Shaan Syed graduated from Goldsmiths College in 2006 with a group of paintings that grew from looking at empty concert stages. Since then his paintings…

Artist of the Week: Michael Rocco Ruglio-Misurell

Artist of the Week: Michael Rocco Ruglio-Misurell

Michael Rocco Ruglio-Misurell was born in Newark, NJ, and has an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BFA from…

Artist of the Week: Katherine Harvath

Artist of the Week: Katherine Harvath

Katherine Harvath holds an MFA from the University of Chicago (2013) and a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2009). In…

Artist of the Week: Jessica Sanders

Artist of the Week: Jessica Sanders

Jessica Sanders lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She received an MFA from Ohio State University, 2010 and a BFA from The University of Miami, 2007.…

Artist of the Week: Zoe Nelson

Artist of the Week: Zoe Nelson

Zoe Nelson was born in Rhinebeck, NY, and currently resides in Chicago. She received an MFA from Columbia University and a BA from Barnard College. Exhibitions…

Artist of the Week: Greg Allen­-Müller

Artist of the Week: Greg Allen­-Müller

­ Greg Allen-Müller was born in San Marcos, Texas in 1973, and received his BFA from Southwest Texas State University in 1997. He moved to…

Artist of the Week: Edouard Nardon

Artist of the Week: Edouard Nardon

Edouard Nardon is a visual artist born in France, and based in New York since 2008. What are some recent, upcoming or current projects you…

Artist of the Week: Jordan Nassar

Artist of the Week: Jordan Nassar

Jordan Nassar’s work addresses the intersection of craft, language, history, (geo)politics, and technology. Focusing on the intricacies of identity and cultural participation, as an Arab-Polish-American,…

Artist of the Week: Julie Weber

Artist of the Week: Julie Weber

Julie Weber lives and works in Chicago. She holds an MFA from Columbia College Chicago (2014) and a BA from Dominican University (2006). Tell us…

Artist of the Week: Sky Glabush

Artist of the Week: Sky Glabush

Sky Glabush’s multifaceted practice concerns ways in which gesture and biography grapple with art history  —particularly high Modernist painting — as well as with architecture…

Artist of the Week: Mandy Lyn Ford

Artist of the Week: Mandy Lyn Ford

Mandy Lyn Ford is a Los Angeles artist, a New Jersey native, and a New Mexico transplant. Her work draws aesthetic influence from all three. She…

Artist of the Week: Larissa Lockshin

Artist of the Week: Larissa Lockshin

Larissa Lockshin was born in 1992 in Toronto, Canada and now lives and works in Queens, NY. Tell us a little bit about yourself and…

Artist of the Week: Alex Bradley Cohen

Artist of the Week: Alex Bradley Cohen

Alex Bradley Cohen (b. 1989, United States) lives and works in Chicago, IL. Cohen is an alumnus of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago…

Artist of the Week: Kate Bonner

Artist of the Week: Kate Bonner

Kate Bonner received her MFA from California College of the Arts in 2012. She lives and works in Oakland, CA. In 2013, Bonner was included…

Artist of the Week: David Jacobs

Artist of the Week: David Jacobs

David Jacobs is a painter and sculptor working in Brooklyn, NY. He was born in Los Angeles, California in 1986. He recieved an MFA from…

Artist of the Week: Carolyn Salas

Artist of the Week: Carolyn Salas

Carolyn Salas was born in Hollywood, California. Ms. Salas earned a BFA in sculpture from College of Santa Fe in 1999 and an MFA from…

Artist of the Week: Ethan Greenbaum

Artist of the Week: Ethan Greenbaum

Ethan Greenbaum is a New York based artist. Selected exhibition venues include Hauser and Wirth, New York; Marianne Boesky, New York, Marlborough Chelsea, New York;…

Artist of the Week: Dan Rizzo-Orr

Artist of the Week: Dan Rizzo-Orr

Dan Rizzo-Orr (born 1989 in Phoenix, Arizona) currently lives and works in Chicago. He received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago…

Artist of the Week: Mika Horibuchi

Artist of the Week: Mika Horibuchi

Mika Horibuchi was born in 1991 in San Francisco, California, and received her BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2013.…

Artist of the Week: Debora Delmar

Artist of the Week: Debora Delmar

Debora Delmar Corp. (DDC) is the name Débora Delmar adopted for the distribution of her artwork in 2009, reflecting on Capitalist Lifestyle and Aspirational Aesthetics. Delmar lives and…

Artist of the Week: Ginevra Shay

Artist of the Week: Ginevra Shay

Ginevra Shay (b. 1987, Washington, DC) is an artist who studied Studio Art and Art History at the University of Vermont. Ginevra’s work has been…

Artist of the Week: Soo Shin

Artist of the Week: Soo Shin

Soo Shin was born in 1981 in Seoul, Korea and currently lives and works in Chicago. She received her MFA in Fiber and Material studies…

Artist of the Week: Liz McCarthy

Artist of the Week: Liz McCarthy

Liz McCarthy is an artist and curator based out of Chicago. Her work combines photography, sculpture, and performance to explore elements of perceptual phenomenon. She received her…

Artist of the Week: Panos Tsagaris

Artist of the Week: Panos Tsagaris

Panos Tsagaris (b. 1979, Athens, Greece) lives and works in New York. Tsagaris received his BFA from the Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design in…

Artist of the Week: Matthew Carter

Artist of the Week: Matthew Carter

Matthew Carter (b.1981) lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. He was born and raised in Moline, IL, and received his BFA from Southern Illinois University…

Artist of the Week: Kara Joslyn

Artist of the Week: Kara Joslyn

Kara Joslyn (b. San Diego, CA) is currently an MFA candidate in Visual Arts at UCSD. In 2008 she received her BFA in Painting from…

Artist of the Week: Tobias Waite

Artist of the Week: Tobias Waite

Tobias Waite was born in Berkeley, California, and currently lives/works in NYC. He attended UC Berkeley and NYU, and is a current resident at the…

Artist of the Week: Stephen Zerbe

Artist of the Week: Stephen Zerbe

Stephen Zerbe was born in 1986 in Minnesota. He currently lives and works in NYC. Tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do. Hey I’m…

Artist of the Week: Cynthia Girard

Artist of the Week: Cynthia Girard

Cynthia Girard is a visual artist, satirist and poet. At the core of her work is the practice of painting, which she extends into other…

Artist of the Week: Mark Benson

Artist of the Week: Mark Benson

Mark Benson‘s work examines how people move through the fences of their lives. Weekends, security lines, high rent, horrible markets, libidos, sickness, and health are…