b. New Orleans, LA

Education

2014 M.F.A. Canidare, Non-fiction Writing, Colombia College, Chicago, IL
1994 M.F.A., Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
1990 B.F.A., The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1985 B.S., University of Wisconsin/Madison, Madison, WI
Graduated with Distinction

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2014 Towards Horizon, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
         Approaching Light, Fermilab, Batavia, IL
2013 Bright Storm, Takohl Gallery, Chicago, IL
2012 Infinite Pull, Au: Gold Gallery, Boston, MA         
         Light Through Water
, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011 Distant Vision, Megumi Ogita Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2010 Somewhere Between, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009 Many Truths About Space, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
2008 Timescape, Alfedena Gallery, Chicago, IL
         Upward: New Paintings, Gallatin River Gallery, Big Sky, MT 

2006 Vapor, Gallatin River Gallery, Gallatin Gateway, MT 
2005 Bittersweet, Gescheidle, Chicago, IL
Desires, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY
Graystone Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

2003 Luna, Gescheidle, Chicago, IL
2002 This Imagined Place, Gescheidle, Chicago, IL 
Through Many Veils, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
New Landscape Paintings, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY 

2000 Elemental, Lyons Wier Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL 
1999 Sense of Place, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA 
1998 Landscape and Seascape Paintings, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL
1997 Imagined Spaces, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA 
1996 New Landscape Paintings, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL 
1995 New Paintings, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL 
1992 Cardiff Giant Theater, Chicago, IL

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
         Gold Gallery, Boston, MA

2016 A Bowlful of Sky, Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL
         La Mère/La Mer, Moreau Art Galleries, St. Mary’s College,South Bend, IN
         The Mind’s I Archive, Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE
         Chicago Paints, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, OH

2015 Lightning Strikes: 18 Poets 18 Artists, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
         Sea and Sky, Gallatin River Gallery, Big Sky, MT
         Return of the Exquisite Corpse: 35th Anniversary Show with 105 Artists, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL
         In With The New, Gold Gallery, Boston, MA

2014 Regarding the Sublime, Carlson Tower Gallery, North Park University, Chicago, IL
         Ampersand 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Ampersand Gallery, Buda, TX
         Collaborations II, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL

2012 Commodores, Coastline Community College, Newport Beach, CA
         Blue, Beth Urdang Gallery, Boston, MA
         Gallery Hana Shimokitazawa, Tokyo, Japan
         Land, Sea, Sky: 4 Painters, Beth Urdang Gallery, Boston, MA

2011 Handscape, Mindscape, Indiana University, Gary, IN
         Oil and Water, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor MI

2010 Imagine Everywhere, 4th Annual Art + Design Faculty Exhibition, A + D Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Incised, Bitten and Gouged: Anchor Graphics and the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, 20 Years of Printmaking, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL
Without Moving (25), {fill in the blank} Gallery, Chicago, IL
30th Anniversary Book Cover Exhibition, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009 Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Landscape Show, Beverly Art Center, Chicago, IL
Cheryl Hazan Gallery, New York, NY

2008 Vista Novus, Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL 
The Drawing Show, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2007 Earth and Sky, Gallatin River Gallery, Big Sky, MT 
Joie de Vivre: A Meditation on New Orleans, Katrina and the US, Chicago, IL

2006 Travel Documents, Koehnline Museum, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL
Travel Documents, Columbia College A + D Gallery, Chicago, IL 
The Museum of Water, New York, NY 
Journey II, Gallatin River Gallery, Gallatin Gateway, MT

2005 Senza Titolo: Santa Reparata Faculty Exhibition 2005, Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy
Damn Good Painting!, Lyonswier Gallery, New York, NY
25th Anniversary Bookplate Show, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL

2004 Think Small, traveling exhibition sponsored by the Illinois State Museum:
Chicago, Lockport, Rend Lake, and Springfield, IL
Earth and Sky, Gallatin River Gallery, Gallatin Gateway, MT 
Articles and Waves, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL 
The Nature of Reduction, Prater Rouse Gallery, Norfolk, VA 

2003 Eccentric Landscape, Fine Arts Center Gallery, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 
Personal Visions, Graystone Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Guest List, Gescheidle, Chicago, IL
Landscapes, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI 
Earth and Sky, Gallatin River Gallery, Gallatin Gateway, MT 
San Francisco Art Fair 2003, Gescheidle, San Francisco, CA 
Art New York, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY

2002 To Kiss the Spirits: Homage to Hollis Sigler, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL 
Sea and Sky, Perimeter Gallery, New York, NY
Earth and Sky, Gallatin River Gallery, Gallatin Gateway, MT
Contemporary Drawing Salon, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL

2001 Looking In, Seeing Big: Louise LeBourgeois and Steven Carrelli, The Community 
Gallery of Art, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL
Artists/Alumni: Masters of Fine Arts from Northwestern’s Department of Art Theory and Practice, Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL
What They Half Create...”, Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
The ArtCouncil/Chicago’ s Grant Recipient Show, Gallery 312, Chicago, IL
Realism Today: Nine Contemporary Painters, Beth Urdang Gallery, Boston, MA
SnowGlobe Invitational, Lyonswier Gallery, Chicago, IL 
Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY

2000 Shake the Coat: A Midwestern Tribute to Gregory Gillespie, North Park University, Chicago, IL
Strange Presences 2, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI 
First Works, Columbia College Gallery, Chicago, IL
Gallery Artists, Lyons Wier Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL 
S.O.F.A. (Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art), New York, NY 
Painting In Chicago Now, Oakton Community College Art Gallery, Des Plaines, IL

1999 Images of Silence, Noyes Cultural Art Center, Evanston, IL 
The Shadow of Memory, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA 
New Landscape Paintings, Lyons Wier Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL 
New Gallery: New Paintings, Euro Gallery, Minneapolis, MN 
Columbia College Chicago Small Works Faculty Exhibition, Columbia College Art Gallery, Chicago, IL 
Faculty Exhibition, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL 
The Conscious Line, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID 
Landscape Revisited, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID 
S.O.F.A. (Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art), New York, NY 
S.O.F.A. (Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art), Chicago, IL

1998 Painting in Chicago Now, Columbia College Art Gallery, Chicago, IL
Remembering Beauty: The Seductive and Nostalgic Nature of American Landscape, South Bend Regional Art Museum, South Bend, IN 
Small Works II, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA 
A Retrospective/Prospective: 98-99, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID 
Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID 
Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN 
Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL

1997 Small Works, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA 
A Retrospective/Prospective: 97-98, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID
Chicago: A Spiritual Landscape, Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL 
A Year in Review, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL 
Evanston Art Center Faculty Exhibition, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL 
Part-Time Faculty Exhibition, Columbia College, Chicago, IL 

1996 In Side Out Side In, North Park College, Chicago, IL Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL

1995 Ten Emerging, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL 
Poetic Images, Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, IL

1994 Three Artists, Inside Art Gallery, Chicago, IL 
M.F.A. Thesis Show, Dittmar Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Graduate Exhibition, Dittmar Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Dean's Collection, College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston

1993 Space Gallery, Chicago, IL 
Ninth Annual All-Illinois Graduate Art Exhibition, Jones College Gallery, Evanston Graduate Exhibition, Dittmar Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 
Dean's Collection, College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

1991 Intimate Works, Space Gallery, Chicago, IL 
1990 B.F.A. Exhibition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Publications

2016 Exhibition Catalogue, Chicago Paints, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, OH
         Exhibition Catalogue, La Mère/La Mer (The Mother/The Sea), Moreau Art Galleries, Saint Mary’s College,
         Notre Dame, IN

2015 Exhibition Catalogue, Lightning Strikes: 18 Poets, 18 Writers, Maria Porges-essay, Charlie Prendergast-essay,
         Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA, illus.. 
         Katherine Olivetti-interview, “Water, Horizons, and the Painter: A Conversation with Louise LeBourgeois”,
         Jung Journal:Culture and Psyche, Volume 9, Number 1, Winter 2015
         Exhibition Catalogue, Return of the Exquisite Corpse, Lynne Warren-essay, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL, illus..

2014 Published images, Catamaran Literary Reader, Spring 2014. Illus..

2012 Exhibition Catalogue, Light Through Water, Karen Halvorsen Schreck-essay, Dolby Chadwick Gallery,
         San Francisco, CA

2011 Exhibition Catalogue, Louise LeBourgeois: Distant Vision, Megumi Ogita Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2010 Exhibition Catalogue, Steven Carrelli and Louise LeBourgeois, David Lazar- essay, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL, illus..
Exhibition Catalogue, Cover Stories: The Art of the Book Jacket, Mark Pascale- essay, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL, illus..
Exhibition Catalogue, Imagine Everywhere: 4th Annual Art + Design Faculty
Exhibition, Corey Postiglione-essay, A + D Gallery, Chicago, IL, illus..

2009 Kristi Beardshear, “In Space and Time”, ARTslant San Francisco, illus..
Alan Bamberger, “San Francisco Art Galleries Openings First Thursday 07.02.09”, www.artbusiness.com, illus..

2008 Blacklight 2008, literary magazine of the Organization of Black Students at the University of Chicago, illus..
2006 Dan Farnham, “Katrina Evacuees to Get Taste of Home at Concert”, Liberty SuburbanChicago Newspapers, August 18, 2006
Margaret Hawkins, “’Travel Documents’ Let’s Us Tour with Artists”, Chicago Sun-Times, March 17, 2006

2005 Exhibition catalogue, The Art of the Bookplate, Jim Yood-essay, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL
Exhibition catalogue, Think Small, Robert Sill-essay, Illinois State Museum, Chicago, Springfield, Lockport, IL, illus..
Michael Tisserand, “Should I Stay or Should I Go?”, Gambit Weekly, New Orleans, LA,  December 6, 2005.
Michael Tisserand, “Submerged: An Evacuee’s Journal”, www.csindy.com, November 10-16, 2005.
Michael Tisserand, “Submerged: Leaving”, Creative Loafing.com, November 9, 2005. 

2004 Andrew Patner, “Being Yourself: Ed Paschke (1939-2004)”, Critic’s Choice with Andrew Patner, WFMT Radio. 
2003 Alan G. Artner, “Metcalf and LeBourgeois,” The Chicago Tribune, July 25, 2003.
Exhibition brouchure, Eccentric Landscape, Judith Tolnick-essay, Fine Arts Center Galleries, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, illus..
Doug Norris, “Main Gallery Displays ‘Eccentric Landscape’,” South County Independent,  February 20, 2003, illus..
Bill Van Siclen, “Landscapes: Give and Take Between Old and New,” The Providence  Journal, February 27, 2003, illus..
Bill Rodriguez, “The Great Outdoors: A fresh perspective in URI’s Eccentric Landscape”, The Providence Phoenix, March 17, 2003.

2002 Joyce B. Korotkin, “Hiro Yokose”, NYArts Magazine, January, 2002. 
Brent Brotine, “Gallery Walk Mixes Media, Creatives And Conversation”, Chicago CreativeCoalition, November 2002.

2001 Exhibition catalogue, Looking In, Seeing Big: Louise LeBourgeois and Steven Carrelli, Steve Tomasula-essay, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL, illus..
Exhibition catalogue, Artists/Alumni: Masters of Fine Arts from Northwestern’s Department of Art Theory and Practice, Jim Yood-essay, Block Museum, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, illus.. 
Columbian Exposition Art Auction Catalogue, Columbia College Center for Book and PaperArts, November 2, 2001, illus.. 
Nancy Maes, “Portrait of the Artists”, Northwestern (alumni magazine), Summer 2001, illus.. 
“Choice Events”, City Talk, Chicago, IL, March 23 & 30, 2001. 
Ellen Pritsker, “Small Works: Two Painters Prove That Bigger Is Not Necessarily Better”, Pioneer Press, March 22, 2001. 2001 Women Artists Datebook, Cedco Publishing, San Rafael, CA, illus..

2000 Exhibition catalogue, Painting in Chicago Now, Corey Postiglione-essay, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL, illus..
“Weekend Choice”, City Talk, Chicago, IL, November 10, 2000.

1998 New American Paintings, Volume 23, Midwest, Open Studios Press, illus.. 
Richard Donagradi, “Louise LeBourgeois and Angela Schlaud: New Works”, Artscope.net, December 19, 1998, illus..
JimHoughton,“PaeantoNature”, SouthBendTribune, September 24,1998. 
Exhibition catalogue, Remembering Beauty: The Seductive and Nostalgic Nature of American Landscape, Leisa Rundquist-essay, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN, illus.. 
Andrew Patner, “Select Area Galleries in Global Showcase”, Chicago Sun-Times, May 8

1997 Shelly Hawes, "Express Yourself", Where Chicago, August, 1997. 
1996 Fred Camper, "Metropolis", WBEZ Public Radio, Chicago, December 21, 1996.
Fred Camper, "Object Relations", The Chicago Reader, December 13, 1996, illus.. 

1995 Andrew Patner, "Artistic License", WBEZ Public Radio, Chicago, March 24, 1995. 
1994 Andrew Patner, "Metropolis", WBEZ Public Radio, Chicago, May 14, 1994. 
1991 Lawrence Bommer, "Malicious and Delicious", The Chicago Reader, November 15,1991, illus..

Published Writing

2016 Essay, “Less Than I Hope For”, The Rumpus, October, 2016.
2014 Essay, “Horizon”, The Chicago Issue, Chicago Quarterly Review, Volume 17

Awards + Grants

2011 Residency, The International School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture, Montecastello di Vibio, Italy
2010 BAU Institute Otranto Arts Residency, Otranto, Italy
         Columbia College Chicago Faculty Development Grant
2005 Who’s Who of American Women
         Who’s Who in American Education
2004 City of Chicago Public Art Program, Commission for the 17th District Police Station
2003 Illinois Art Council Finalist Award
2002 Ragdale Foundation Residency, Lake Forest, IL
         Columbia College Chicago Faculty Grant
2001 Artadia Jury Award
1995 Artemisia Gallery Mentorship Program, Chicago, IL
         Community Arts Assistance Program Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL
1994 Liquitex Excellence in Art University Award
1992-3 University Fellowship, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
            School of the Art Institute of Chicago Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Teaching Experience

1994-2013 Adjunct Faculty, Columbia College Chicago
2006 Palazzo Rucellai (abroad program of the University of Connecticut), Florence, Italy 
2005-6 Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy 
2001-2 Artist-in-Residence, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL 
1997-2000 Instructor, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL Instructor, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
                  Graduate Teaching Assistant, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

1994 Instructor, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
1993 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


Public Lectures + Symposia

2016 “La Mère/La Mer,” panel discussion, Moreau Art Galleries, St. Mary’s College, South Bend, IN
         “A Bowlful of Sky,” artists’ talk, Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL
2014 “Approaching Light,” artist’s talk, Fermilab, Batavia, IL

2011 “On Painting and Swimming,” artist’s talk, Greenleaf Art Center, Chicago, IL
2010 “Somewhere Between”, artist’s talk, Packer Schopf Gallery
2005 “Bittersweet: Race and Hurricane Katrina”, gescheidle, Chicago, IL
“Bittersweet”, artist’s talk, gescheidle, Chicago, IL
Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy 

2002 Visiting Artist’s Lecture, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL 
2000 “Elemental”, artist’s talk, Lyons Wier Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL 
1998 Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 
1997 North Park College, Chicago, IL 
1996 Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL
Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy

Public Commissions

City of Chicago Public Art Program, 17th District Police Station

Public Collections

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL 
College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL 
Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN

University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL
McKesson Corporation, San Francisco, CA



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