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Freedom Schools, Freedom Dreams: Teaching and Learning Freedom UIC Social Justice Initiative

Visiting Artist Lecture: Helen Frederick – Investigating Cultural Literacy @ Center for Book and Paper Arts


Doug Fogelson: Exit Eden @ City Gallery at the Historic Water Tower

Version Festival: Act of God @ The Orphanage (First Lutheran Church of the Trinity)

Symposium: Of Hospitality @ Logan Center for the Arts


The Small Showroom @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

Deanna Krueger & Carl Wilen @ ZIA Gallery

Dock 6 Design & Arts @ Dock 6

A. Laurie Palmer @ Threewalls

Puer Aeternus // new work by Todd King & Nicholas Wylie @ ACRE Projects

Contemporary Art and Documentary Practices @ The Renaissance Society

Nicholas Cueva: Dolium Volvitur: Art Movements throughout history @ Autumn Space Galley

We’re All In It Together Now @ Believe Inn

Jeriah Hildwine: Living Dead Girls @ Linda Warren Gallery

Tom Torluemke: Ring Around The Rosie @ Linda Warren Gallery

Matthew Avignone: Stranger Than Family @ David Weinberg Photography

The Sketchbook Project 2012 World Tour @ Hyde Park Art Center

Conversation with the Artist: David Leggett @ Hyde Park Art Center

It ain’t over…. @ slow

Christy Matson: The Sun Doesn’t Show through the Mist until Noon @ Alderman Exhibitions

R & C Annual Spring Benefit Bash @ Roots & Culture

Scott Horsley: Natural History @ Bert Green Fine Art

Erik Peterson: The Middle @ Chicago Artists’ Coalition

Spectral Landscape (with Viewing Stations) @ Gallery 400

Krzysztof Wodiczko: Lecture @ Gallery 400

Uriel Orlow: Aide-Mémoire @ Presented by the Museum of Contemporary Photography at the Hokin Lecture Hall

Tehching Hsieh Visiting Artists Program Lecture @ The Art Institute of Chicago, Rubloff Auditorium

Hairy Blob @ Hyde Park Art Center

Set Theory, new work by Angela Jerardi & Samantha Rehark @ ACRE Projects

Spatial Reasoning, new work by Alan & Michael Fleming @ Happy Collaborationists

Beneath the Pavement, Beach @ Document

Merge Visible @ Prarie Studios

I Accidentally Turned Off the Sun: 2012 UIC Art MFA Thesis Exhibition 4 @ Gallery 400

“Survival Techniques: Narratives of Resistance” @ The Museum of Contemporary Photography

In Decay – Stitching America’s Ruins @ Chicago Cultural Center

I CAN DO THAT @ Variable Space

Survival Techniques @ The Museum of Contemporary Photography

Film Screening: “Before Ai Weiwei” and “Enemies of the People” @ The Museum of Contemporary Photography

Caleb Cole: Other People’s Clothes @ ACRE Projects

Black, White, Gold @ Hosted by Casualiving

Catherine Forster: They call me theirs @ Notebaert Nature Museum Chicago

Katherine Desjardins: A Provisional Proposition @ kasia kay art projects gallery

Joseph G. Cruz: not a fact, still extremely real @ Comfort Station

hArts for Art 3 @ LVL3

Ground Up, the Infrastructure of Place @ The Bike Room

“Art and the Urban Garden” with work by Brad Temkin, Barbara Cooper, Linda Hoffhines @ Lillstreet Art Center

On Beyond Zebra: 2012 UIC Art MFA Thesis Exhibition 3 @ Gallery 400

ASCII 3 @ California Clipper (back room)


Artist Residency Panel Discussion @ The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) Michigan Avenue Ballroom

SLOW DANCE // new works by MATT AUSTIN + EJ HILL @ ACRE Projects

Trial Myriad @ North Branch Projects

Zachary Buchner @ Andrew Rafacz Gallery

THE FIDELITY OF INSTRUMENTS // new works by JESUS MEJIA @ The Plaines Project

Andrew Martin & Sam Harvey: Formal Engagement @ Lillstreet Art Center Gallery

A System of Relations // new work by Brandy Fisher @ ACRE Projects


Triple Canopy: Publication in the Expanded Field Triple Canopy @ Columbia College Chicago, Interdisciplinary Arts Department

Sirianni/Lane @ NEW CAPITAL

Power Lines @ Chicago Artists’ Coalition

Artist Talk: Mary Helena Clark, Tiffany Funk, Anthony Koerner, Nicholas Rummler, and Gwendolyn Zabicki @ Gallery 400 Lecture Room

Gallery Reception: Formal Engagement @ Lillstreet Art Center

Andrew Martin & Sam Harvey: Formal Engagement @ Lillstreet Art Center Gallery

Mark Jackson: Darkness and Light @ Iceberg Projects

Light Show @ Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center

Autumn Space Presents: Sean Ward @ Autumn Space Gallery

Black Thorns in the White Cube / Elijah Burgher @ Western Exhibitions

Heroes & Icons: A Group Exhibition @ Yollocalli Arts Reach

Megan Born: Dirt @ The Graham Foundation

Gwynne Johnson: This Doubtful Paradise @ Chicago Artists’ Coalition

Jen Heaslip: New Paintings @ Bert Green Fine Art

Marilyn Minter Visiting Artists Program Lecture @ The Art Institute of Chicago, Rubloff Auditorium

A Line Describing Eternity // new works by Joseph Rynkiewicz @ ACRE Projects

The Failure of Rational Thought, new paintings by Christian Rieben @ The Bike Room

R&D @ Manifold

Nostalgia: Artist Discussion & Group Show @ Happy Collaborationists Exhibition Space

Sans @ Co-Prosperity Sphere


Is it What? @ Hinge Gallery

Every now and then I fall apart @ The Plaines Project

Speechless @ The Museum of Contemporary Photography

Robin Kang: Cry, or Don’t @ The Milk Factory

Stuck Up: A Selected History of Alternative & Pop Culture Told Through Stickers @ Maxwell Colette Gallery

TUNDRA: body in performance @ S&S Project

Benjamin Bellas and Oli Watt: That thing in that old Groucho Marx movie… @ Kirk’s Apartment

Nazafarin Lofti @ Tony Wight Gallery

Judith Hladik-Voss @ Chicago Public LibraryLincoln/Belmont branch

The World Finder, an Epic Tragedy in Four Acts @ Gallery 400

Kate Bowen: Almost Always Getting it Right @ ACRE Projects

More or Less @ RoxaBoxen Exhibitions

Performance by David Grubbs and Susan Howe: Frolic Architecture David Grubbs and Susan Howe @ The Renaissance Society

Three Vertices @ LVL3

Auntie Em’s Mobile Home @ slow

Bright Lights, Big City: The Art of Modernism in Japanese Woodblock Prints @ Floating World Gallery

Honk If You Love Painting @ Terrain Exhibitions

Judith Hladik-Voss @ Chicago Public LibraryLincoln/Belmont branch

Curatorial Talk with Bisi Silva @ Doukan 7002

Honk If You Love Painting @ Terrain Exhibitions

Michelle Anne Harris: Accidents of Gravity @ ACRE Projects

Bright Lights, Big City: The Art of Modernism in Japanese Woodblock Prints @ Floating World Gallery

Re-opening Celebration @ Alderman Exhibitions

PLAY! @ Believe Inn

Art21 Season 6 Advance Screening @ Gallery 400 Lecture Room

Fatima Haider & Lourdes Correa-Carlo @ Julius Caesar

Min Song: Small-Scale Lifestyles 2 @ Happy Collaborationists

Living By Example @ Northeastern Illinois University Fine Arts Center

UIC Exhibition: Many Years After, On a Sunny Afternoon @ Art Lounge, Student Center West, UIC

Marina Abramovic: A Lecture on Performance and Its Future @ First United Methodist Church at The Chicago Temple

Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art @ Smart Museum of Art

Opening Reception: Feast @ Smart Museum of Art

James Green: Beta Eyes @ ACRE Projects

Magalie Guérin: The Warmest Guest @ Autumn Space Gallery

Lecture by Marsha Bentley Hale: Mannequin Mystique @ The Renaissance Society

Cathy Wilkes: I Give You All My Money Gallery Tour @ The Renaissance Society

Monster Movie Seminar @ Hinge Gallery

Meet Martin Creed @ Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago


Heidi Norton: Reasons to Cut Into the Earth @ Johalla Projects

Form Over Function @ Peanut Gallery

Alice Feldt: I’d Languish in Your Dust @ ACRE Projects

Rebecca Beachy: Ground @ Roxaboxen Exhibitions

Jon Waites: Radical, Work @ PEREGRINEPROGRAM

Issuing Forth @ Robert Bills Contemporary

Montgomery Kim: Once We Were Giants @ Johalla Projects

Film Screening and Discussion with Filmmaker J.J. Murphy @ The Museum of Contemporary Photography

Cupola Bobber: The Field, The Mantel (Exhibition) @ Adds Donna

Lecture by Dennis King Keenan: Irigaray and the Sacrifice of Sacrifice @ The Renaissance Society

Inaugural Exhibition @ Bert Green Fine Art

Scott Wolniak @ Andrew Rafacz Gallery

Molly Zuckerman-Hartung: Negative Joy @ Corbett vs. Dempsey

Maria Vergara: LIVING LARGE @ Riverside Arts Center Freeark Gallery

Holding onto Something Slippery @ LVL3

André Butzer @ Rhona Hoffman Gallery

Society of the Spectacular @ Co-prosperity Sphere

Not Cool or Stoic @ slow

iLLUMINATE @ Water Street Studios

David Leggett & Melissa Steckbauer @ Western Exhibitions

Kelly K. Jones: Our No Place @ Gallery X @ School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Lecture by Luis Urculo @ Graham Foundation

Paul D’Amato @ DePaul Art Museum

songs that start with i @ Julius Caesar


solo trumpet recital by Peter Evans @ The Renaissance Society

Cathy Wilkes: I Give You All My Money @ The Renaissance Society

Cathy Wilkes, I Give You All My Money @ The Renaissance Society

unfurl @ dan devening projects

Anagram City @ Golden Gallery

ASCENT @ Chicago Artists’ Coalition

Global Cities, Model Worlds & The World Finder @ Gallery 400

ACRE Presents: Soft Ground // New works by Emily Clayton and Eileen Mueller @ Roots & Culture

Group Exhibition @ Hinge Gallery

Chiara No – WILD THINGS, I THINK I LOVE YOU @ Johalla Projects

Moves Thinks Repeats Pauses @ Tony Wight Gallery

The Art Museo @ Art Museo

Elliot Reed: Till The World Ends @ Kirk’s Apartment

Jake Myers: Short Court @ it’sa_pony projects

Karsten Lund ~ Strange Weather, Vague Suspicions @ PEREGRINEPROGRAM

Ding Dong @ Terrain

Center for Experimental Lectures – Anthony Elms, Edie Fake and Andy Roche @ Alderman Exhibitions

Semi-Permanent Program @ Gallery 400

Holiday Party @ Hinge Gallery

Artist Talk with Cole Pierce & Rusty Shackleford @ Hinge Gallery

FLAT 11 @ Floor Length and Tux

Autumn Space Presents Tony Lewis @ Autumn Space Gallery

Decompositions, new works by Emily Green @ Happy Collaborationists Exhibition Space

ACRE Country Fair @ Heaven Gallery

W.M. FitzPatrick: Survey @ Casualiving

Tell Tale Signs @ Corbett vs. Dempsey Gallery

Zacharias Abubeker: A Few Metaphors for Distance @ ACRE Projects

I am the Queen @ LVL3

Communal Aesthetics Vs. Communal Practices: A Panel Discussion @ Iceberg Projects

David Linneweh & Leslie Mutchler @ What It Is

Andrew J. Greene & Daniel Sullivan: Marilyn Manson Without the Makeup @ 1dM

Recursion: 2612 @ 2612 Space

Stephanie Brooks: Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. @ Terrain

Seth Sher: Nominal Mystique @ The Hills Esthetic Center

Tantalized: 20 Paintings by Andrew Ek and Dana Toft @ VG

Level Eater 2 @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

Recursion: 2612 @ 2612 Space

Public Collectors: Collection Show and Tell with Ricki Hill @ Gallery 400

Head @ slow

Scott Stack and Michelle Grabner discuss painting @ Monique Meloche Gallery

Faheem Majeed, Modernity: Embedding the Art and Advocacy of Margaret Burroughs @ Iceberg Projects

In the Lining @ Heaven Gallery

Doug Ischar: Honor Among @ Golden Gallery

Holly Downing and Jack Stauffacher: Arch @ Graham Foundation

The Happiness Project @ Chicago Pop-Up Loop Alliance Gallery

Voices Lecture: La Toya Ruby Frazier @ Gallery 400

Forum 400 Launch Party @ Gallery 400

Mike Edison: Dirty! Dirty! Dirty! @ The Renaissance Society

Cole Pierce and Rusty Shackleford Exhibition @ Hinge Gallery

Suspension @ Dittmar Gallery at Northwestern University

Aftermath @ Chicago Artists’ Coalition : BOLT Residency Gallery

Book Release Party Steve Reinke’s The Shimmering Beast @ Gallery 400

Online Comments (August 2007 – August 2011) @ BOLT Residency Project Space

Parallel Play @ Riverside Arts Center Freeark Gallery

Todd Diederich – WE @ ACRE Projects


Abstract Spaces: Mediating the Built Environment @ Robert Bills Contemporary


Judy Natal @ Co-Pro

Opening Reception: Heidi Norton- Not Touch the Earth @ NEIU Fine art gallery

MDW Fair Day 1 @ The Geolofts

Albert Oehlen- Painthing on the Möve @ Corbett vs. Dempsey Gallery

Jessica Stockholder Artist Talk @ The University of Chicago

Tim Schade Goes Country @ Kirk’s Apartment (offsite)

Gary Rattigan – Sit, Be Still, and Listen, Because You’re Drunk and We’re at the Edge of the Roof @ 65GRAND

Unfree Freedom: An Exploration of Identity in Central Europe @ Center for Book and Paper Arts

Dmitry Samarov – HACK: Pictures from A Chicago Club @ Lloyd Dobler Gallery

Alberto Aguilar/ Michelle Harris @ Roots & Culture

dream, in, the, act @ Kunz,Vis,Projects

Deborah Boardman @ Ebersmoore

Ryan Travis Christian: The River Rats @ Western Exhibitions

Hand in Glove @ Geolofts

Agitation! a Symposium @ Special Collections Research Center, The University of Chicago Library


Beyond the Edges: Joseph D Jachna Photographs 1958-2010 @ Gahlberg Gallery/McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage

Audry Cramblit @ Gallery 180 of The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago

Making it in Chicago: Building an artistic career in the Second City @ DePaul Art Museum

Revolution As An Eternal Dream @ Joan Flasch Artists’ Books Collection at SAIC

Kevin Killian – In the Light @ Gallery 400 Lecture Room


Steven Husby @ Julius Caesar

This is the Same as That @ LVL3

Siebren Versteeg @ Rhona Hoffman Gallery

Group Exhibition:bodybraingame curated by Hudson @ Rhona Hoffman

the toy formerly known as…. @ Slow

Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art @ the Smart Musuem

Vision and Communism @ the Smart Museum

Process and Artistry in the Soviet Vanguard @ Smart Museum

Public School @ the Post Family

Matt McAuliffe / Luke Aleckson @ The Suburban

RYAN TRAVIS CHRISTIAN & other artists @ Western Exhibtions

MARIA PETSCHNIG @ Western Exhibitions

STAN SHELLABARGER @ Western Exhibtions

Roe Ethridge, Margarete Jakschik and Jonas Wood @ Shane Campbell Gallery (Chicago)

A Small Forest @ Kunsthalle New

Simon Ingram and Doug Melini: Au Plein Air @ The Suburban

Aron Gent: Not Quite As Good Because of You @ Hyde Park Art Center

Karolina Gnatowski and Diana Guerrero-Maciá: Sea Change @ The Meadow

Lori Felker: Zummertapez @ Roots & Culture

Heaven Gallery turns 11 @ Heaven Gallery

Zoe Strauss: On The Beach: Works in Progress Slideshows @ iceberg projects

Marissa Perel: For a long time, all I could do was surrender. @ Spoke

This is Paul Halupka @ C33 Gallery

Destineez Child and BEAST @ New Capital

Part Wolf @ What It Is


This is Paul Halupka @ C33 Gallery

Joshua Cox: With/in Chicago @ LivingRoom Gallery

This Means A Lot @ LOOSE SPACE

Keepin’ it Real @ HungryMan Gallery

Holly Murkerson @ Julius Cæsar

Simon Ingram and Doug Melini @ The Suburban

Roe Ethridge, Margarete Jakschik and Jonas Wood @ Shane Campbell Gallery (Chicago)

ADDIS EXPERIENCE @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

Philip von Zweck @ 65GRAND

Group Show @ HungryMan Gallery

Animality @ DOVA Temporary

People Don’t Like to Read Art @ Western Exhibitions

Kaugummi Books Retrospective @ Golden Age

Space Out, Space In @ Andrew Rafacz Gallery

Samuel D. York @ Courtney Blades

Sioban Lombardi and Gwendolyn Zabicki: The Exceptional Ordinary @ Robert Bills Contemporary

Dominick Di Meo: Transfer @ Corbett vs. Dempsey

Mark Handforth Plaza Project @ Museum of Contemporary Art

We Are Here: Art & Design Out of Context @ Museum of Contemporary Art

Jesus Gonzalez Flores: Thieves In The Light @ Julius Cæsar

Subject: Object @ ebersmoore

Motor Cocktail: Sound and Movement in Art of the 1960s @ Museum of Contemporary Art

Jenny Kendler: Solastalgia @ Johalla Projects

Either/Or/Both @ threewalls

Go Figure @ Smart Museum of Art

Cameron Crawford: Babies. Babies. No Babies. (armpit) @ PEREGRINEPROGRAM

ACRE Block Party @ ACRE Projects

Michael Sirianni: CTRL @ Johalla Projects

Rafaël Rozendaal @ The Nightingale

Salvador Jiménez Flores: Plugged Out @ Antena

SUMMER 2011: TRANSITION @ The Mission

Doubt Implies Guilt @ DIG

Either/Or/Both @ threewalls

Jenny Kendler: Solastalgia @ Johalla Projects

Sioban Lombardi and Gwendolyn Zabicki: The Exceptional Ordinary @ Robert Bills Contemporary

People Don’t Like to Read Art @ Western Exhibitions

Animality @ DOVA Temporary

Roe Ethridge, Margarete Jakschik and Jonas Wood @ Shane Campbell Gallery (Chicago)

Simon Ingram and Doug Melini @ The Suburban

Ryan Thompson: Dark Flight @ DIG

Gregg Bordowitz and Stephanie Brooks @ iceberg projects

Video Playlist: Intimate Civics and Everyday Explorers @ MCA

Victor Yañez Lazcano: [ALMOST][ABSOLUTELY] @ Mess Hall

Brian Khek and Micah Schippa: 24:7 LX @ Kunsthalle New

Hope Esser and Christalena Hughmanick: retracing @ Murdertown

What’s My Line? @ Roots & Culture

Olivia Swider and Julia Asherman: HeartBrainLungGut @ Pentagon

Cut, Bit and Curious @ Spudnik Press

Trindlerschinquand: The Shed Performance @ Roxaboxen Exhibitions

Brandon Alvendia: Thoughts Unsaid Then Forgotten @ Mess Hall

R.E.H. Gordon: The Observants @ ACRE Projects

Eija-Liisa Ahtila: The House @ The Art Institute of Chicago

Salvador Jimenez: Virtual Workforce @ Antena

Animality @ DOVA Temporary

Untitled Document @ Tony Wight Gallery

Running Room @ A+D Gallery

Valerie Magarian @ ACRE Projects

Pandora’s Box: Joseph Cornell Unlocks the MCA Collection @ Museum of Contemporary Art

Anonymous group exhibition @ Roots & Culture

File Type @ Gallery 400

Hang in There @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

REH Gordon @ ACRE Projects

Noah Furman: Frankenstein’s Raga @ The Hills Esthetic Center

Pia Howell: Cool Ranch @ Golden Age

Caroline Picard: Happiness Machines @ Roxaboxen Exhibitions

John Henderson: 12 x 12 Artist Talk @ Museum of Contemporary Art

Leeza Meksin and Yevgeniya Baras: Hide @ ADDS DONNA

Madeleine Bailey: By The Time The Focus On We Became They I Was Alone @ ACRE Projects

If I Do Nothing Nothing Does @ Julius Cæsar

John Henderson: 12 x 12 @ Museum of Contemporary Art

Priscilla Stadler: Favors @ Mess Hall

John Neff Prints Robert Blanchon @ GOLDEN

FRIENDS FOREVER: The Legacy of Camp Gay (2001-2005) @ Monument 2

POLYAMORY @ Noble and Superior Projects

Visual Narration: Contemporary Forms of Storytelling @ Robert Bills Contemporary

Andy Warhol: Photographs @ Gahlberg Gallery

Hannah Manfredi: Table Tennis @ Kirk’s Apartment

Milan Redux @ Object Design League


MFA Photography Thesis Exhibition @ Glass Curtain Gallery

Matthew Metzger: 12 x 12 Artist Talk @ Museum of Contemporary Art

Tony Smith: Wall @ Wright

Betsy Odom: Registry and Montgomery Perry Smith: Milking @ threewalls


How Chicago Are You? @ Graham Foundation

Florian Hecker @ Graham Foundation

R&C Fifth Annual (Anniversary) Fundraiser @ Roots & Culture

Everlasting Banquet @ The Hills Esthetic Center

Community-Supported Art Chicago @ threewalls

The low down @ Slow

Myranda Gillies and Elspeth Vance: Reentry Issues: Seashells and Superstition @ Happy Collaborationists’ Exhibition Space

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Graduate Thesis Exhibition @ Sullivan Galleries

NAIL SALON @ Club Nutz

Zak Kitnick and Valerie Snobeck @ Shane Campbell Gallery (Oak Park)

Sara Greenberger Rafferty and Ruby Sky Stiler @ The Suburban

Bill Talsma: Things That Are Longing To Appear @ Eastern Expansion

Gabrielle Garland @ DOVA Temporary

Michael Sirianni @ Johalla Projects

Matthew Metzger: Nocturne @ Museum of Contemporary Art

Richard Artschwager: In the Driver’s Seat @ Corbett vs. Dempsey

A Rod Stewart Little Richard Prince Charles Manson Family @ LVL3

Lenox-Lenox: IF OUR WORLD PROTECTS @ Monument 2

Andy Roche: RIFFIN’, @ Roots & Culture

Frank Piatek: Lecture Notes, Working Drawing, Ludibrium World Trees That Float @ Julius Cæsar

Ute Meta Bauer @ University of Chicago

Paul McCarthy @ The Art Institute of Chicago

Adam Trowbridge and Jessica Westbrook: Daisy Chain @ Antena

Mark Grotjahn: Three To Five Faces @ Shane Campbell Gallery (Chicago)

Jacqueline Hendrickson: DummyNumb @ DOVA Temporary

Frank Heath and Brendan Meara @ Roots & Culture

Riders @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

Love Calls You By Your Name (Sometimes) @ Heaven Gallery

Claire Arctander @ The Plaines Project

Uta Barth @ The Art Institute of Chicago

Uta Barth @ The Art Institute of Chicago

Happy C @ Happy Collaborationists’ Exhibition Space

William J. O’Brien @ The Renaissance Society

Lydia McCarthy @ ACRE Projects

Never Let Me Go @ Rhona Hoffman Gallery

Rachel Niffenegger and Paul Nudd @ Western Exhibitions

Mark Mulroney @ ebersmoore

Jasmine Justice: You’ll Love Them All for Giving You the Swellest Time You’ve Ever Had! @ 65GRAND

Greg Stimac: Empire @ Andrew Rafacz Gallery

Kendell Carter @ moniquemeloche

Gregg Bordowitz @ iceberg projects

Thomas Roach: How Scissors Are Made @ Alderman Exhibitions

FLAT 9 @ Floor Length and Tux

Brandon Anschultz and Adam Farcus @ The Hills Esthetic Center

Jessye McDowell @ ACRE Projects

Patrick Berran: One Must Eat the Other @ Thomas Robertello Gallery

Mark Bradford @ Museum of Contemporary Art

Marian Glebes @ Mess Hall

Scott Whipkey @ ACRE Projects

Anne Tyng: Inhabiting Geometry @ Graham Foundation

Garage Spaces: LOGISTICS @ Happy Collaborationists’ Exhibition Space

Group Hug @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

“Mercury, or One-Half a Life Spent in Darkness Is One-Half a Life…” @ Thalia Hall

Gego & Gerd Leufert @ The Mission

VENUS @ Thalia Hall

Theaster Gates @ Kavi Gupta Gallery

Op Shop IV: Spotlight on Urban AgriCULTURE

PRELAPSE @ Heaven Gallery


Zachary Allen @ ACRE Projects

Group Show @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

Joe Mault: 850K and Diego Leclery and You-Ni Chae: XXXy @ Kirk’s Apartment

Beauty Ritual @ Pentagon

Easy Does It @ ACRE Projects

David H. Haney: Leberecht Migge and the Problem of Modern versus Conservative in Early Twentieth-Century German Landscape Architecture @ Gallery 400

The New New Chicagoans @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

Kevin Malella @ Plaines Project

threewallsSALON: Arts Administration @ threewalls

Lauren Beck and Sophia Dixon @ ACRE Projects

EAR EATER #5: Longing in Discrete Corners @ PARASITE LOST

Adam Grossi: A Variety of Fits @ Johalla Projects

Heidi Norton: Not to See the Sun @ ebersmoore

Tamy Ben-Tor @ Cochrane Woods Art Center

Andy Warhol: Shadows @ The Arts Club of Chicago

The Lives of Things @ Franke Institute for the Humanities

Theaster Gates @ Archeworks

Thomas Macker: For All Our Failings @ ACRE Projects

Irritable Abstraction @ Julius Cæsar

Caroline Carlsmith: New Ending @ The Hills Esthetic Center

Ben Russell: The Artist’s Talk As A Disappearing Act (With Live Video Feed) @ threewalls

Roots & Culture 5th Anniversary Spring Fundraiser @ Roots & Culture

Myranda Gillies and Elspeth Vance @ Happy Collaborationists’ Exhibition Space

UIC MFA Thesis Exhibition #4 @ Gallery 400

Art Chicago 2011 @ The Merchandise Mart

NEXT 2011 @ The Merchandise Mart

The MDW Fair @ The Geolofts

Megan Plunkett: High Noon @ Golden Age

UIC MFA Thesis Exhibition #3 @ Gallery 400

Katie Hargrave: Public Culture 8 @ threewalls

Version 11: The Community @ Version

Garage Spaces @ Happy Collaborationists’ Exhibition Space

Emre Kocagil: Sigh Nature @ HungryMan Gallery

Pierre Huyghe: The Host and The Cloud @ University of Chicago

Group Show @ Tony Wight Gallery

UIC MFA Thesis Exhibition #2 @ Gallery 400

Aberration of Light: Dark Chamber Disclosure @ Gene Siskel Film Center

Wangechi Mutu @ The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Erika Nelson: Public Culture 7 @ threewalls

Sheila Pepe: Common Sense @ He said, She said

Rachel Ettling and Paul Erschen: Recipes for Mold and Sun @ Roxaboxen Exhibitions

Ian Pedigo: A Mouth Which Shouts is a Cave for the Hand @ 65GRAND

Group Show @ Heaven Gallery

Heidi Norton @ ebersmoore

Adam Pendleton @ Shane Campbell Gallery (Chicago)

Design and Art Series @ Dock 6 Collective

Michelle Blade and José Lerma @ Western Exhibitions

UIC MFA Thesis Exhibition #1 @ Gallery 400

Temporary Services: Social Mobility @ Block Museum of Art

Kiki Smith: I Myself Have Seen It @ Block Museum of Art

The Bruce High Quality Foundation: Teach 4 Amerika Rally @ University of Illinois at Chicago

Botborg! @ Gene Siskel Film Center

Video Playlist: Heartaches and Holy Rites @ Museum of Contemporary Photography

Christine Mehring @ The Art Institute of Chicago

The Bruce High Quality Foundation: TEACH 4 AMERIKA: THE CONVERSATION @ Roots & Culture

Group Show @ Julius Cæsar

Andrew J. Greene and Marion Ramos: SUPRIMIR MORALEJA @ Monument 2

No Joke @ LVL3

Dayton Castleman @ Happy Collaborationists’ Exhibition Space

Paul Cowan @ Alderman Exhibitions

Laura Davis and Jason Dunda: lock the doors @ Slow

Rinus Van de Velde: Dear David Johnson, @ moniquemeloche

Lorna Simpson @ Museum of Contemporary Art

Claudia Berns: Traversing Current: Searching For Womb and Mother @ Plaines Project

6/6/6 @ Lloyd Dobler Gallery

Peter Allen Hoffmann: When the Cathedrals Were White @ Thomas Robertello Gallery

Duk Ju L. Kim @ Antena

Nicole Mauser: Comfort Zone @ DOVA Temporary

For Your Eyes Only @ Kunsthalle New

Territories @ Untitled Gallery at Marwen

Alex Lehnerer: 12 x 12 @ Museum of Contemporary Art

Huma Bhabha @ Rhona Hoffman Gallery

Eyeball Witness: Suitable Video Vol. 2 @ Roots & Culture

Kabinett 6 @ devening projects + editions

G. Vincent Gaulin: WORK IN THE WOODS from SCARCITY asks, “IS THIS YOU, WANT?” @ Spoke

Third Space @ Object Design League

Nobody to Have Any Fun With @ Så gallery

BYOB CHI @ The Archer Ball Room

Nicholas O’Brien: I am Back @ The Nightingale

Drop It Like It’s Not @ Murdertown

Katy Keefe and Vanesa Zendejas: Living With Them @ Roots & Culture

Tony Balko and Olivia Ciummo: Like a Rock @ ACRE Projects

Craig Butterworth: The Number of Things in it. @ Autumn Space

POST-SMITHSON @ Noble and Superior Projects

Tiphanie Spencer: Subconscious Thought @ Robert Bills Contemporary

Sara Daleiden: Public Culture 6 @ threewalls

G. Vincent Gaulin: WORK IN THE WOODS from SCARCITY asks, “IS THIS YOU, WANT?” @ Spoke

Dana Carter: Waiting for Daylight @ iceberg projects

Free Form @ Ing & Ing Gallery

I’m so broke I can’t even pay attention: Rethinking Social Wealth In & Against Times of Austerity

Chelsea Culp: Reason Where It Comes From @ Seerveld Gallery

Shaila Christofferson: Ligniform @ President’s Gallery HWC

Kalup Linzy @ Gallery 400

Takeshi Moro: 12 x 12 Artist Talk @ Museum of Contemporary Art

Wu Tsang: Wildness-Work in Progress-Live Presentation @ Gallery 400

Barbara Kasten and Lucky Dragons: REMIX @ Applied Arts

The Age of Aquarius @ The Renaissance Society

Noah Furman: Street Ventriloquist @ Roxaboxen Exhibitions

TYPEFORCE – Closing Party + Lecture

U-n-f-o-l-d. A Cultural Response to Climate Change @ the Museum of Contempory Photography

The Power of Pro Bono Panel Discussion and Book Launch

threewallsSALON: Crisis-Free Arts Criticism @ threewalls

Edie Fake: Lock and Lee Relvas: Exhaust Yourself @ Gallery 400

Kalup Linzy @ Gallery 400

ZERØ Waste: Fashion Re-Patterned @ A+D Gallery

Radical Closure @ Gene Siskel Film Center

Marie Torbensdatter Hermann and Anders Ruhwald @ Gahlberg Gallery

Takeshi Moro @ Museum of Contemporary Art

David Cordero @ DOVA Temporary

Ashley Hunt: Notes on the Emptying of the City @ threewalls

Joyce Owens Connects with Marc Chagall @ The Art Institute of Chicago

Chris Bradley @ Shane Campbell Gallery (Chicago)

Aliza Nisenbaum @ Julius Cæsar

Kyla Rafert: Live in the Aviary @ ACRE Projects

Sara Daleiden: Public Culture 6 @ threewalls

Kori Newkirk @ The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Sarah Thornton @ Museum of Contemporary Art

hArts for Art @ LVL3

Yael Bartana: A Declaration @ Gene Siskel Film Center

Erik Lindman @ Golden Age

Ben Russell @ threewalls

Uncle Freddy @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

Candida Alvarez: black dinner napkin paintings @ PEREGRINEPROGRAM

“You can never step into the same river twice” @ Monument 2

IOTO @ Happy Collaborationists’ Exhibition Space

Karen Bovinich and EJ Hill @ The Hills Esthetic Center

Becket Flannery and Grant Ray @ ACRE Projects

David Malek @ GOLDEN

Eileen Myles: MYSELF (pornography) @ Gallery 400

Kate Gilmore @ Museum of Contemporary Art

Unfold @ Museum of Contemporary Photography

Roe Ethridge @ The Society for Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago

Brian Springer: The Disappointment: Or, The Force of Credulity @ Gene Siskel Film Center

John Sparagana: Between the Eyes @ Corbett vs. Dempsey

Eric Lebofsky @ Museum of Contemporary Art

Jessica Bruah @ ACRE Projects

A Conversation with Charles Ray on Hinoki @ The Art Institute of Chicago

Katy Keefe and Vanesa Zendejas @ Roots & Culture

UIUC MFA Show @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

John Opera: Anthotypes @ Andrew Rafacz Gallery

Mara Baker @ Happy Collaborationists’ Exhibition Space

threewallsSALON: Unschooling Arts Education @ threewalls

Tobias Putrih @ The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Tony Cokes: Notes on Evil (and Others) @ Gene Siskel Film Center

The Swimsuit Edition: A Visceral Body @ Swimming Pool Project Space

Dorit Cypis @ The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Dave McKenzie @ Northwestern University

Travis Wyche: project for the affirmation of the new project after the affirmation of the new @ Autumn Space

Paint FX @ Antena

Club Nutz: Valentine’s Day Party @ Club Nutz

Claire Sherman: Palms Wild @ Kavi Gupta Gallery

Ox-Bow Winter Benefit Auction 2011 @ Architectural Artifacts

Exploding Faces, Confining Spaces @ Robert Bills Contemporary

The Warmth I Feel Is So Cold @ Murdertown

The Peculiar and the Particular: A Conversation Inspired by Ray Yoshida @ Sullivan Galleries

Three Mile Radius: moon/womb/room by Anna Shteynshleyger @ moniquemeloche

The City as Spectacle: A View from the Gondola STANISLAUS VON MOOS @ Graham Foundation

Lumpen 1995 Sex Issue Release Party @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

Artists For Miguel del Valle @ Co-Prosperity Sphere


Lindsay Lawson: American Smooth @ ADDS DONNA

Stanya Kahn @ Gallery 400

Martha Colburn @ Gene Siskel Film Center

Ryan Duggan @ Johalla Projects

Lise Haller Baggesen: The Letter X @ What It Is

Ebony G. Patterson @ moniquemeloche

A Coupling @ HungryMan Gallery

Maren Miller: LONG GONE @ The Hills Esthetic Center

Contemporary Collecting: The Judith Neisser Collection @ The Art Institute of Chicago

Jennifer Ray @ ACRE Projects

New Acquisitions from the Video Data Bank 2011 @ Roots & Culture

Chad Elias: Public Culture 5 @ threewalls

Film Screening Curated by Doug Ischar @ Gallery 400

Rose Lowder: Bouquets @ Gene Siskel Film Center

Shape and Form @ NEIU Fine Arts Center Gallery

Rosalind Schneider: Form/Forces @ University of Chicago

Typeforce II @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

Instruments of Resurrection @ Roots & Culture

Christopher Rose @ ACRE Projects

AA Bronson @ Gallery 400

Susan Philipsz @ MCA

Andrea Geyer: Criminal Case @ Gene Siskel Film Center

Works on Paper: Prints & Drawings @ Rhona Hoffman Gallery

Josh Kolbo @ Tony Wight Gallery

New art from New Orleans @ Western Exhibitions

Stephen Eichhorn: Flowers @ ebersmoore

You Ni Chae @ 65GRAND

Rebecca Zorach: Renaissance portraits and Jim Nutt’s paintings of women @ MCA

Alexander Stewart @ Happy Collaborationists’ Exhibition Space

Minimalism Now @ University of Chicago

Ruth Root and Miranda Lichtenstein @ The Suburban

Dani Leventhal @ Gallery 400

Lisa Freiman @ The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

José Muñoz @ The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Vivienne Dick: No Wave Films @ Gene Siskel Film Center

Peter Fischli in Conversation with James Rondeau and Matthew Witkovsky @ The Society for Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago

Ernesto Oroza @ Gallery 400

MIDWINTER: Embrace The Darkness @ Glass Curtain Gallery

Phillip Chen and Tomas Vu: When After Comes Before @ A+D Gallery

Pablo Philipps @ Spudnik Press

A Fire in My Belly Panel @ Cochrane Woods Art Center

(Fig. 4) @ Pentagon

Thomas Robertello Gallery Closing

New York Outsider Art Fair 2011

Gérard Cambon and Edmond Engel @ Judy A Saslow Gallery

Jordan Scott @ Judy A Saslow Gallery

Peter Saul’s “Stupid Arguments” (with Brian Calvin) @ Corbett vs. Dempsey

Bill Mackey: You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too

Eileen Myles @ Gallery 400

threewallsSALON: Curating the Turn @ threewalls

Peter Fischli David Weiss: Questions, the Sausage Photographs and a Quiet Afternoon @ The Art Institute of Chicago

An-My Lê @ The Art Institute of Chicago

Melika Bass: 12 x 12 @ Museum of Contemporary Art

Material Witness—Documentary since the 1940s @ The Art Institute of Chicago

Curt McDowell Screening Series @ iceberg projects

Eliza Myrie: Ohh Manute @ Applied Arts

Winter Experiment: Anna Shteynshleyger and Andreas Waldburg-Wolfegg @ moniquemeloche

Ivan Brunetti Connects with Constantin Brâncusi @ The Art Institute of Chicago

Philip Vanderhyden: Outside Group and Mike Schuh @ Andrew Rafacz Gallery

I am Not Superstitious @ LVL3

Megan Luke: A Picture is a Shaped Thing: Minimalism and the Problem of “European Painting” @ University of Chicago

Maria Jönsonn @ ACRE Projects

Chris Naka and Min Song @ Julius Cæsar

Raquel Ladensack @ Alderman Exhibitions

Remake @ Eel Space

Erik Peterson @ Happy Collaborationists’ Exhibition Space

Brock Enright @ Cochrane Woods Art Center

New Inventory @ Andrew Rafacz Gallery

Alex Chitty and Bryan Lear @ ACRE Projects

FLAT 8 @ Floor Length and Tux

Jason Hanasik: He Opened Up Somewhere Along the Eastern Shore @ iceberg projects

Ebony G. Patterson and Tumelo Mosaka: Winter Experiment @ moniquemeloche

Nicholas Knight: Declaimed @ 65GRAND

Howard Fonda @ ebersmoore

Mindy Rose Schwartz @ threewalls

Heads on Poles and Terrence Hannum: Negative Litanies @ Western Exhibitions

Anne Wilson: Rewinds and Judy Ledgerwood: Chromatic Patterns for Chicago & Blob Paintings @ Rhona Hoffman Gallery

Theo Leffmann: Weaving a Life into Art @ Block Museum of Art

Kahn & Selesnick: The Apollo Prophecies and Mars Adrift on the Hourglass Sea @ Museum of Contemporary Photography

Jim Lutes @ The Society for Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago

Guy Tillim and Krista Thompson @ Museum of Contemporary Photography

Guy Tillim: Avenue Patrice Lumumba @ Museum of Contemporary Photography

Gerard Byrne: A thing is a hole in a thing it is not @ The Renaissance Society

A Certain Ratio @ Roots & Culture

Talia Chetrit, Daniel Gordon and Matthew Metzger @ Tony Wight Gallery

New Chicago Comics @ MCA

David Wojnarowicz: A Fire in My Belly @ Smart Museum of Art

Pamela Fraser: Character Development @ Gahlberg Gallery

Matt Siber @ Johalla Projects

Our Demons @ DOVA Temporary

Dan Gunn and Michelle Grabner: Winter Experiment @ moniquemeloche

Chris Bradley @ Shane Campbell Gallery (Oak Park)

Michelle Grabner: Like a rare morel @ Shane Campbell Gallery (Chicago)


Drew Griffith @ ACRE Projects

Hyeon Jung Kim @ Roxaboxen Exhibitions

Public Culture 4 @ threewalls

Video Playlist: Do-Overs and New Beginnings @ Museum of Contemporary Photography

Twice Removed: A Survey of Take Away Work @ Golden Age

Zak Arctander @ Kunsthalle New

Seeing Is a Kind of Thinking: A Jim Nutt Companion @ MCA

Jim Nutt: Coming Into Character @ MCA

Ben Fain and Shannon Straton: Winter Experiment @ moniquemeloche

John Henderson: The Frugal Genius @ GOLDEN

Donald Judd @ University of Chicago

Erin Leland @ ACRE Projects

BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamer) [ Select Media Festival 9 ]

Meet the Presenters (Select Media Festival 9 )

Infoporn II Exhibition (Select Media Festival 9)

Sad Cycle / Emily Clayton

SMF9: Proximity Issue 008 / Release Party

SMF9: BYOB (Bring your own Beamer)

SMF9: Meet the Presenters

Emily Clayton: Sad Cycle @ Eastern Expansion

Diego Leclery: Polar Bear Village: New Holiday Spirit @ The Suburban

threewalls: Annual Holiday Ball @ threewalls

Ah Wilderness! and Austin Eddy: Less Delicate than the Locusts @ ebersmoore

Pastoral Disruption @ Lloyd Dobler Gallery

Brittany Ransom: Prodigious Partnerships @ Roxaboxen Exhibitions

Mike Andrews @ GOLDEN

Jessica Labatte: 12 x 12 Artist Talk @ Museum of Contemporary Art

Daniel Shea: Lesson 1: Misanthropy @ ACRE Projects

Veronica Bruce, Dan Giordan and Joe Baldwin Material Syntax @ Robert Bills Contemporary

Lilly McElroy: 2009 Was a Rough Year and Barbara Koenen @ Thomas Robertello Gallery

ACRE Benefit @ Heaven Gallery

Select Media Festival 9 @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

Jeanine Breaker @ Cochrane Woods Art Center

Central Standard: DIY Culture and Artist-Run Programs in Chicago and Houston @ Hyde Park Art Center

Richard Sennett @ The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Margot Bergman: Degree of Separation @ Corbett vs. Dempsey

Coppice: Copse @ ACRE Projects

Brad Killam: National Roundabout Task Force @ Julius Cæsar

Young Joon Kwak: Eating Without a Face & Death Rites @ Roxaboxen Exhibitions

Jason Benson and Joel Dean: But the sea which no one tends is also a garden @ Monument 2

AWOL @ Pentagon

Isolated Fictions @ Green Lantern Gallery

AREA Chicago: Fourth Annual Wants & Needs Party @ Roots & Culture

Jessica Labatte: 12 x 12 @ Museum of Contemporary Art

Michelle Grabner: Chaos is rigidly structured in this chapter. @ PEREGRINEPROGRAM

Christmas Funraiser @ The Hills Esthetic Center

Le Dernier Cri @ The Hills

Lumpen Release Party

michael kloss @ eastern expansion

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Millas Y Kilometros @ National Museum of Mexican Art

If Nature Could Talk | Grant Ray @ Spoke

Carny @ Eastern Expansion

James Jankowiak: Entopic Phenomena

Sixth Annual Printers Ball

Co-Prosperity School

The Fun Theory of Change @ Decima Muse

Contemporary Radical Currents in the United States with the Team Colors Collective, Daniel Tucker and Advisory Board Members of AREA Chicago

Roger Brown @ HPAC

Remembering the Future: a group show by ACRE @ the Hills


Corporate Psychedelia @ C-PS

Justin B. Williams @ MONUMENT 2 Gallery

Exploring the Roots of Mesopotamian Civilization: Excavations at Tell Zeidan, Syria @ OI

Six Rooms @ Longman And Eagle

Hoffman and Dermody @ Heaven Gallery

Genesis P-Orridge @ Western Exhibitions

Cory Arcangel: Music for Stereos @ SAIC

Caleb J. Lyons @ MCA (12X12)

The Annual Cardboard Show @ C-PS

Johana Wawro @ Eastern Expansion

Kingdom Kilpatrick @ Kingdom’s Temple of Culture

Lora Fosberg @ Linda Warren Gallery

New Icon @ LUMA

Peggy Robinson @ Gallery Caberet


The Pentagon Saves The World at Pentagon

Chicago Design Week

Steve Reinke @ Roots and Culture

Dermody & von Zweck @ Second Bedroom



Musicians at Work Forum @ Chicago Cultural Center

Curiosity Shoppe Closing

John Parot and Rachel Niffenegger @ Western Exhibitions

Steve Krakow @ MCA

EJ Hill and Jessica Hoekstra open at A+D Gallery

Free Marc Hall @ Decima Muse


Unearthed Arcana (VERSION exhibition) @ LVL 3

Printervention (VERSION) @ Whistler

VERSION 10 (Space Crawl + other programs)


VERSION 10 NFO XPO @ Benton House +

Version 10 (Telefantasy) @ C-PS

Territories (Version 10) @ Zhou B Center

Post No Bills: Contemporary Polish Posters @ Polish Museum of America

Pride of Paper/Orgullo en Papel: Arte Papel Oaxaca & Kiff Slemmons @ Chicago Cultural Center


Garage Spaces re-opens with Retrospective


Mike Schuh @ Golden

(non)Sense: Physicality, Perspective and the Consciousness of Relating @ What It Is

Radical Semantics @ Pentagon

Printervention @ Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Office of Tourism


Adhocity Opening

The Work of Gambling Historians: Oblique Glances at the Present @ threwalls

James Bruce King / Bruner & Bay / Reuben Kincaid @ (C)TAS

Waiting Room @ Spoke

50 Aldermen/50 Artists portrait @ Johalla Projects


TYPEFORCE: A Conversation About Type & Design in Chicago


Get It Together Again @ Chicago Tourism Center Gallery

This is Not For Sale @ Parking Space

“Weird It Up!” @ (C)TAS

Let There Be Geo @ Leviton A+D Gallery


Jamrozik and Marszewski’s @ (C)TAS

An Evening with your (Con)temporaries @ C-TAS

TYPEFORCE : The Annual Chicago Show of Emerging Typographic Allstars @ C-PS

Chris Smith @ Antena

Re: @ POST Gallery

Pink Eyes @ Concertina

Save the Whale Benefit & Lumpen 114 release @ C-PS

The Suburban Presents:Ethan Greenbaum+Katrin Sigurdardottir

Mike Kloss @ The Hills

The Free Store @ Gallery 400

Proximity Release Party At C-PS

Armita Raafat @ threewalls

Exhibition 4.01162010 @ MVSEVM

Dayton Castleman & Jeremy Tubbs @ Jennifer Norback

Production Site @ MCA

Temporary Services @ Gallery 400

Express Gallery Talk: Picture of Dorian Gray @ Art Institute of Chicago

Getting Acquainted @ Johalla Projects

Chad Kouri and Netherland @ Rotofugi

“Shrine of Art”: The Forgotten Jackson Park Art Colony @ Op Shop

Cheat Codes: lessons in love @ ANtena

threewalls Annual Holiday Ball!

AREA Chicago 3rd Annual Wants & Needs Auction

Picturing the Studio @ Sullivan Galleries

Cabinet of Curiosities

Celebrate! Celebrate? The Politics and Tactics of Visualizing a People’s History

Juan Chavez @ Linda Warren

Trendbeheer Meets Proximity

The Tupajumi Exhibition

Adam Eckberg @ Thomas Robertello

Paul Lloyd Sargent @ Mess Hall

PARTY CRASHERS @ Concertina Gallery

SMF8: Hypnosis Experiment @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

SMF8: It’s An Oralasstravaganza! @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

SMF8: The Super Bad Ass Show @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

SMF8: Video program @ Heaven Gallery

AN ARCHITEKTUR BERLIN @ Storfront for Art and Architecture

Optimism and Everyday Life” with Claire Pentecost @ Threewalls

The Seeking Art Bargain Basement Drop off at C-PS

Radar Eyes NYC

Release of Artists Run Chicago Digest

AREA release

The ACT-I-VATE Experience & Salon @ Quimby’s

Thad Kellstadt + Jesse Mclean @ Second Bedroom

Shannon Benine @ Chicago Photography Center

The Yes Men @ Co+Prosperity Sphere

Daniel Rich @ Andrew Rafacz Gallery

Lora Fosberg in the Project Space @ Linda Warren Gallery

Zombie: A Mindless Affair @ Antena

Jules Feiffer: Depression-Era Comics @ Francis W. Parker School

Matt Groening and Lynda Barry @ UIC Forum

Chris Ware and Jules Feiffer @ Francis W. Parker School

In Search of the Mundane @ threewalls

Around the Coyote

Utrecht Manifest: Biennial For Social Design

Jenni Rope and Friends-a-Kucha @ CP-S

ACTIONS: What You Can Do With the City @ Graham Foundation

Lumpen party @ C-PS

Jenni Rope @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

Nadine Nakanishi Reads From Formal Additive Programs @ Quimby’s

Accidental Publics Symposium

Ryan Mandell @ Eastern Expansion

ULYSSES’ CREWMEN (Insurgent Theater) @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

Proximity Magazine Release Party

Berry Sanders @ Co-Prosperity Sphere


Tilman “Substance for Julian” + Carl Suddath @ the Suburban


Jeremy Deller @ MCA Chicago

Renegade Craft Fair

Surveillance & Spirituality @ Antena

Artist Liu Bolin @ Shchneider

Paul Nudd @ Western Exhibitions

Vivan Sundaram @ Walsh Gallery

Robyn O’Niel @ Tony Wight

Philip von Zweck @ ThreeWalls

Molly Springfield @ Thomas Robertello

Pinata Smashing Spectacle @ Spoke

Craig Doty @ Roots and Culture

Luis Gispert @ Rhona Hoffman

Karen Savage And Robert Horvath @ Packer Schopf

Kim Curtis @ kasia kay projects gallery

Melanie Schiff @ Kavi Gupta

Freaks & Flash @ Intuit

Everybody: visual resistance in feminist health movements, 1969-2009

Chicago Underground Film Festival

Roundtable Conference: “Critical Strategies in Art and Media”

Molly Zuckerman-Hartung and Dana DeGiulio 

@ O’Connor Art Gallery at Dominican University

James Jankowiak @ Antena

The Show ‘n Tell Show @ Schuba’s

Rhetorics of Memory
 @ Eastern Expansion

Robert Davis and Michael Langlois @ Moniche Meloche

An evening with The Seldoms @ Urban Lab

Group Show for Daniel Pink @ Vegas Estates

Just Not Feeling Like Myself Today @ Barbara & Barbara

Open invitation for the Seventh Art Shanty Project

The Portrait Show: Transparent Refect @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

Closing Party: Get It Together @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

Freakie Outie @ Eastern Expansion


North American Wildlife @ Post Family

Joe Grimm & Ben Russell @ Vega Estates

Gabriel Villa @ Antenna

Carl Mathern @ The Plaines Project

CAMLAB (& others) @ Ben Russell

Public Works: Chris Eichenseer, Justin Fines, Cody Hudson, Andy Mueller @ Andrew Rafacz

Chris Silva & Lauren Feece @ Believe Inn

Palestine Revisited @ Spoke


“Run, Blago, Run!” by the Creative Rescue Org.

“Absolute Fantasy” @ Mars

Group show @ 33 Collective

Adrienne Elise Tarver @ Chicago Matrix Gallery

control c, control v @ ebersb9

Reading: Tyler E. Boudreau @ Quimby’s

MP3 II: Curtis Mann, John Opera, Stacia Yeapanis @ MOCP


The Diorama Show @ Home

Unusual Suspects @ 2612 Space

Allison Yasukawa @ Second Bedroom

Bridget Bolger Retrospective @ South Halsted Gallery

HEARTLAND @ Smart Museum

Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture @ HPAC

Casting artists for a new Bravo show

Show Opening @ McCormick Gallery

“Karolina Gnatowski: In Memory Of… A Love Story” @ Spoke

The Feline Behavioral @ Swimming Pool Projects

Get It Together @ C-PS

“Variations on a Theme” @ Kavi Gupta

Clare E. Rojas @ Kavi Gupta

FREE Mezzotint Workshop @ Spudnik Press

Onsmith Dog Stew & Monkey Nudd Wine @ Spudnik Press

“Meat!” Print Exchange Show @ Spudnik Press

Theresa Handy & Jeremiah Ketner @ Melanee Cooper Gallery

Kathleen Waterloo & Julie Karabenick @ Melanee Cooper Gallery

TSR Artist Series @ Silver Room

Anna Shteynshleyger @ The Renaissance Society

Allan Sekula, Polonia and Other Fables @ The Renaissance Society

new exhibit @ DuSable Museum of African History

“Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture” @ Hyde Park Art Center

No Other One Is @ Three Walls

The Chicago Project III @ Catherine Edelman Gallery


Liu Bolin @ Schneider Gallery

Chicago Project Photography Show @ Edelman Gallery

exhibitions @ I space

Jim Nutt @ MCA

Luc Toymans @ MCA

“Constellations” exhibit @ MCA

“Salad, Church, & Exercise” @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

“Capturing Motion” @ CAD

Sally Graves Machlis @ Arc Gallery

Margaret LeJeune & Sabba Saleem Syal @ Arc Gallery

Mary Maughelli @ Arc Gallery

Screenprinting workshops @ Messhall

Drink and Draw @ Spudnik Press

“Everything Again” @ Scott Projects

Rod Hunting @ The Coop


Selections From the Fabio-Mueller Collection @ Mini Dutch

Chris Silva & Lauren Feece @ Believe Inn

Chris Smith @ Eastern Expansion

Presentation by CamLab

Lumpen 18 years

Chelsea Culp & Ben Foch @ Vega Estates

Pearl of the Snowlands: Buddhist Printing at the Derge Parkhang @ Book and Paper Center (COlumbia

Mustle in the Hustle @ Chicago Urban Art Society

Philip von Zweck @ Western Exhibitions

Dutes Miller @ Western Exhibitions

Venice Biennale @ Carrie Secrist

Matthew Brown @ Carrie Secrist Gallery

Eliza Fernand, Monica Herrera & Jodie Mack @ 65 Grand

Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. @ Around the Coyote

Trevor Reese @ Believe Inn

Ephameron @ Believe Inn

David Horvitz @ Believe Inn

David Woodhouse Architects @ I Space

Kariann Fuqua @ I space

Peter Barrett & Sarah Hicks @ Thoman Robertello

A Short History of Spaces @ HPAC

Fryvalry @ HPAC

Art or Party? @ HPAC

Big Youth @ Corbett vs Dempsey

Works on Cardboard Show @ C-PS

Pr 02 release @ HPAC

TrutheaterTheater @ Co-Prosperity


West Side gallery Bike Tour (HPAC)

Third Fridays in Bridgeport

The DEMILITARIZED U. @ Northwestern

Anne Elizabeth Moore @ Center for Book & Paper Arts

Artists Run Chicago

Mini Fair @ mini dutch

Manifest Urban Arts Festival

Jen Thomas @ Vespine

Gestures in a Blender @ within(reason)

No Borders @ Logson 1909 Gallery

Frank Gohlke Lecture @ Columbia College

Version Art Auction/Raffle @ Country Club Gallery

Listening to Our Planet @ Conaway Center

lecture: Founders of the World Listening Project

Work AC: 49 Cities @ Storefront for Art an Architecture

Spacebuster by Raumlabor in NY

Ali Bailey @ GOLDEN

Chicago Art Parade and Closing of Version

Offical Unofficial After Art Fair May Day party @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

King Ludd’s Analog Arcade @ Experimental Station

NEXT Art Fair Preview Party @ Merchandise Mart

On the Trail of a Disorderly Future ( A tour)

Unbescheidene Angebote!! @ Eastern Expansion

The NFO XPO, Shelter Corps, & Free University + MORE @ Version

The NFO XPO, Shelter Corps, & Free University + MORE @ Version

The Audacity of Art @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

DisORIENTATION Day / Bridgeport WPA / Backstory Supper Club @ Zhou B Center

Response: Art and the Art of Criticism @ I space

The High Mayors of Chicago @ Second Bedroom

I try to erase you but you’re still here @ Spoke

LAURA FAYER @ Thomas Robertello


OUR LITERAL SPEED April 30 – May 2, 2009

MARC DENNIS @ Carl Hammer

Case-By-Case Basis (reception) @ Lloyd Dobler


GEOFFREY TODD SMITH @ Western Exhibitions

C.J. Matherne & Jamisen Ogg @ Old Gold

Version Fundraiser + Matériel Magazine Release party and more

Scott Stack: new paintings @ Monique Meloche

The Binford Experience: Paring Down

jill lanza and gabe lanza @ Logsdon 1909

Geoffrey Todd Smith @ Western Exhibitions

Adriane Herman @ Western Exhibitions

The Sketchbook Project Tour @ Antena

Spectacular Gestures That Dont Change A Thing

Cameron Gray @ Carl Hammer

Michael Stickrod @ he said-she said

Insider Art @ Thrones Gallery

Dave Hullfish Bailey; Cameron Martin @ The Suburban

Cody Hudson @ Andrew Rafacz Gallery

Boombox @ Heaven

Without You I Am Nothing @ Green Lantern

Maud Lavin @ Gallery 400 Lecture Room

Rebecca Shore @ Corbett vs. Dempsey

Women Get Fucked @ Alogon

Ester Vonplon @ The Post Family

Sebastian Craig @ Old Gold

International Contemporary Ensemble @ MoCP

Dave the Lightbulb Man @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

Adriane Herman @ Western Exhibitions

Holle Cambodia, Dispatch & The Tract House @ Three Walls

The End of Analog @ Roots and Culture

Paul Chan @ The Renaissance Society

Clusterf*ck @ ZG Gallery

Drummond & Holmquist @ Golden

All the King’s Horses @ Linda Warren

Scott Blackwood (Reading) @ Gage Gallery

Nina Berman @ Gage Gallery

Photodimensional @ MoCP

Colleen Plumb @ City Gallery

1X @ Design Lab Workshop

200 Lincolns @ The Chicago Art Department

Untitled (Field Work) @ the O’Connor Art Gallery

John Sparagana book signing @ MOCP

Next Objectivists Poetry Workshop @ Mess Hall


Ask Me! House Party

Unlympics @ InCUBATE

Rafael Barontini @ Second Bedroom

Paper Trail @ Gallery 400 UIC

Art Shanty Projects on Medicine Lake in Plymouth, MN

Criteria @ A+D Gallery


Version>09: Immodest Proposals Meeting

Buttress, Buttress @ Mini Dutch

HARDCORE HISTORIES: Bye Bye Ron Asheton! @ mess hall


Robert Andrade @ Knock Knock Gallery

All Rise for The People of Gaza @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

Yogi Proctor @ Sullivan Gallery

Juan Chavez @ Robin Richman

Brad Biancardi @ Eastern Expansion

The Pour Rubber @ Antenna

All-Chicago People’s Inauguration Ball @ Martyr’s

Inaugural Balls @ AV-Aerie and Martyr’s

Anti Gravity Surprise’s Inauguration Party @ Chicago Cultural Center

2nd Fridays in Pilsen

Matthew Dennison + Jill Sutton @ Melanee Cooper Gallery

Jason Robert Bell @ Thomas Robertello Gallery

Jorge Martin & Pablo Soria @ Schneider Gallery

Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture @ Country Club Chicago


Robin Bowman @ Catherine Edelman Gallery

Michael K. Paxton @ Linda Warren

Overlap @ David Weinberg Gallery

Dimension + Typography: A Survey of Letterforms in Space and Time @ I Space

Christa Donner @ Three Walls

Opening Receptions @ Intuit

Mucca Pazza Headline at Co-op Image Benefit @ Empty Bottle

Kendrick Shakleford @ Old Gold

Try Harder @ Heaven Gallery

Death and the City: Recent Work at Tell Brak, Syria @ Oriental Institute

Chicago Artist? Is there such a thing anymore? @ Renaissance Society

Jim Lutes @ Renaissance Society

Casey Murtaugh @ Finch Gallery

TalkingPoint with Elvia Rodriguez-Ochoa

WHEN DOES IT OR YOU BEGIN? (MEMORY AS INNOVATION) Festival of Writing, Performance, & Video

French Kiss & Karma @ Flatfile Galleries

Zach Dodson Reading @ The Parlor (The Green Lantern)

Elephants in Small Places @ Green Lantern

Suspend @ Roots & Culture

Pedro Velez and “of or relating to the sky or visible heavens” @ Western Exhibitions

Untitled (Field Work) at the O’Connor Art Gallery

Robert Davis/ Michael Langlois @ Chicago Cultural Center

Selina Trepp : Private Dancer – Closing @ Old GOld

Deborah Simon : Roost @ Packer Schopf Gallery

Michael K. Paxton : Alpestrine : @ Linda Warren Gallery

No Coast Holiday Sale


Jose Ferriera: Anatomy of an Archive

Theaster Gates: Temple Exercises

3rd Fridays – Bridgeport Art District

Young Polish Artists

The Animation Festival 2008

Issue #3 Release Party