Hyde Park Arts Center, Extended Self: Transformations and Connections
October 12, 2019 – January 19, 2020
Opening Reception October 12, 3-5pm with performance by Jessica Mueller, Alexandra and Ricardo Munguia-Mueller at 4pm.
Features artwork by a diverse group of artists at various stages of art-making and parenting. All works included in the show reveal the physical engagement of the body of the artist as a mother – in metaphor, form, process, image, data or motion. This is a unifying yet divergent premise, allowing for a diversity of work and of artists. Work in the show is grouped in intimate “conversations,” illuminating the importance of having other artist mother role models, and of building a community to support each other through the challenges of parenting and maintaining a creative practice. Organized by Extended Practice.
Artist Parent Index // A searchable database of Artists, Exhibits, and Resources exploring Reproduction and Care taking
Collective Terrain // Inaugural Issue // December 2018
Forefronting art that expresses Humanity’s complicated relationship to land
MFA Thesis Exhibition at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago July 13-29
Opening July 12, 2018 6-8pm (live performance at 7:15pm)
Sullivan Galleries, 33 S. State Street, 7th floor, Chicago
Peeling off the Grey
The Chicago ACT Collective
National Museum of Mexican Art
May 11 – October 7, 2018
An exhibition picking, prying and peeling off the layers of gentrification in Pilsen. To expose, let breathe, and share with others what the turmoil and dismantling of a community’s heart looks and feels like. Shown through the work of each artist and activist, the different experiences, documentation, reactions and actions towards defending and protecting neighborhoods like Pilsen.
Es una exposición que pica, arranca y despelleja las capas del gentrificación en Pilsen. Para sacar a la luz, respiremos y compartamos con otros como la agitación y el desmantelamiento del corazón de una comunidad se ve y se siente. Mostrado a través del trabajo de cada artista y activista, las diferentes experiencias, documentación, reacciones y acciones están dirigidas a defender y proteger vecindarios como Pilsen.
August 2018, Publication of the first Mother Art: Revisited Journal featuring prose, poetry, and visual work from the members of Mother Art: Revisited. Updates to follow!
Mother Art: Revisited
C.C.’s Art Garage, Bridgeport
February 16, 2018 6-9pm