• CURRENT/UPCOMING NEWS

    Encaustic 2017: Rebirth of an Ancient Medium
    (Lelda Kalmite, Curator)
    Bridgeport Art Center
    Chicago, IL
    July 21 - September 8, 2017

    Northeastern Illinois University Alumni Show
    (Shannon Keck, Juror)
    NEIU Fine Arts Gallery
    Chicago, IL
    August 28 - September 29, 2017

    South Shore Arts 74th Annual Salon Show
    (Gregg Hertzlieb, Juror)
    South Shore Center for the Arts
    Munster, IN
    September 7 - October 25, 2017

    In the Abstract
    (CarolAnn Brown, Curator)
    Lubeznik Center for the Arts
    Michigan City, IN
    October 21, 2017 - January 6, 2018

    Studio Visit Magazine
    January 2018 (George Kinghorn, Juror)

    SELECTED RECENT JURIED & INVITATIONAL EXHIBITS & PUBLICATIONS

    2017

    InterAction
    Christopher Art Gallery (Beth Shadur, Juror)
    Prairie State College
    Chicago Hts., IL
    June 5 - July 13, 2017

    Sense of Place
    Castle Hill Center for the Arts (Patricia Miranda, Juror)
    Truro, MA
    May 23 - June 9, 2017

    Like, Uh, You Know What I Mean
    Brickton Art Center (Mimi Peterson, Curator)
    Park Ridge, IL
    April 1 - 28, 2017

    Bridgeport Art Center 5th Annual Competition
    Third Place Award
    (Fred Camper & James Yood, Jurors)
    Bridgeport Art Center
    Chicago, IL
    January 20 - March 3, 2017

    Small But Mighty
    (Aron Packer, Juror)
    Christopher Art Gallery, Prairie State College
    Chicago Hts, IL
    January 3 - 26, 2017

    Studio Visit Magazine
    January 2017 (Jessica Roscio, Juror)


    2016
    True to Form
    Brauer Museum of Art (Gregg Hertzlieb, Gloria Ruff, Jurors)
    Valparaiso University
    Valparaiso, IN
    August 23 - December 11, 2016

    Rockford Midwestern Biennial
    Rockford Art Museum (Sarah Krepp, Juror)
    Rockford, IL
    June 10 - September 25, 2016

    39th Harper College National Juried Exhibition
    Harper College (Julie Rodrigues Widholm, Juror)
    Palatine, IL
    August 29 - September 29, 2016

    Making Nature
    Northeastern Illinois University Fine Arts Gallery
    (Shencheng Xu, Deanna Krueger, Jurors)
    Chicago, IL
    June 6 - July 15, 2016

    Touch of the Blues
    ARC Gallery (Sarah Krepp, Juror)
    Chicago
    February 3 - 27

    Shelley Gilchrist, "Form and Iteration Across Mediums," ProWax Journal, No. 14

    Studio Visit Magazine
    Volume 31, January, 2016 (Mary M. Tinti, juror)

    Encaustic Art in the Twenty-First Century
    E. Ashley Rooney, ed., 2016
    (more info here)

    2015
    Far-Flung
    Arts on Elston (Rebecca George, Arthur Connor, jurors)
    Chicago

    Continuous Span
    Hyde Park Art Center (Jen Tremblay, curator)
    Chicago

    Sculpture Invasion
    Koehnline Museum of Art (Nathan Harpaz, curator)
    Oakton Community College, Des Plaines

    Expansive Vision
    Prairie State College (Beth Shadur, curator)
    Chicago Hts., IL

    Organic to Geometric: Investigations in Structure and Surface
    Endicott College (Carol Pelletier, curator)
    Beverly, MA

    Studio Visit Magazine
    Volume 27 (Carl Belz, juror)

    Arbitrary Values
    Chicago Cultural Center
    Chicago, IL

    2014
    38th Annual Art Competition & Exhibition
    Beverly Arts Center of Chicago
    (Edra Soto, Alberto Aquilar, jurors)

    South Shore Salon Show
    Second Place Award - Renee and Sam Denmark Memorial Award
    South Shore Arts (Ron Reason, juror)
    Munster, IN

    2014 Rockford Midwestern Biennial
    First Place Award (William Lieberman, juror)
    Rockford Art Museum
    Rockford, IL

    Square
    The Red Head Gallery
    Toronto, Canada

    Roam (solo show)
    ARC Gallery
    Chicago, IL

    17th International Open
    Woman Made Gallery (Myra Greene, juror)
    Chicago, IL

    Fused
    Union Street Gallery (Jessica Segal, curator)
    Chicago Hts., IL

    2013
    Abstract Impulse
    Prairie State College (Beth Shadur, curator)
    Chicago Hts., IL

    Chicago Sculpture International Exhibition
    Bridgeport Art Center (Lelde Kalmite, curator)
    Chicago, IL

    Six to the Third
    The Cliff Dwellers
    Chicago, IL

    Sculpture, Where It's At!
    Bloomingdale Museum
    Bloomingdale, IL

    Rhythm in Wax
    Norris Cultural Arts Center
    St. Charles, IL

    Material Difference
    Art Museo (Dan Addington, curator)
    Intercontinental Hotel, Chicago

    12 FUSED Artists
    Robert T. Wright Gallery
    College of Lake County
    Grayslake, IL

    2012
    Encaustic Works 2012, R&F Biennial Published Exhibition
    Portfolio Artist (selected by Joanne Mattera)

    Tactile Encounters
    Kemper Gallery
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago

    Six to the Third
    Chicago Sculpture International at EXPO CHICAGO

    Inspired By . . . Celebrating Illinois Women Artists and Artisans
    Woman Made Gallery (Mary Stoppert, juror)
    Chicago, IL

    Confluence: Water & Light
    Kobalt Gallery (Francine d'Olimpio, curator)
    Provincetown, MA

    Forms & Fragments
    Art Museo (Martha Schneider Gallery, curators)
    Intercontinental Hotel, Chicago


    For more information, see resume.