Associate Professor of Instruction, Department of Art Theory and Practice, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
EDUCATION 1987: Master of Fine Arts, Photography, University of Illinois
1981: Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Sociology, Drake University,
Des Moines, Iowa
2015: Finding Vivian Maier - US and China Experts Forum, key presenter, Shandong University of Art and Design, Jinan, China. Ceci n'est pas un snapshot: Vivian Maier's vintage work, presentation, The Vernacular Photography Festival, Comfort Station, Chicago. Curious City Comes to Lincoln Park, panelist, DePaul University, Lincoln Park Community Research Initiative Spring Program. Garden of the Dead: The History of Lincoln Parks Elusive Graves, Chicago24, Chicago History Museum's 24-hours of Chicago tours. The Dark Side of History, on-site Lincoln Park presentation for the Chicago History Museum.
2014: Vivian Maier's Fractured Archive, presentation at Lawrence University's Wriston Art Center, Appleton, Wisconsin. Garden of the Dead: The History of Lincoln Parks Elusive Graves, Chicago24, Chicago History Museum's 24-hours of Chicago tours. The Dark Side of History, on-site Lincoln Park presentation for the Chicago History Museum.
The Hidden Truths of Lincoln Park, on-site presentation, programming for Loyola University Museum of Art exhibition Elegant Enigmas: the Art of Edward Gorey
Shifting Grounds: The History of the MCA, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Shifting Grounds: The Armory Years, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 2013: Shifting Grounds:1836 through the Chicago Fire, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Shifting Grounds: Cap Streeter & The Development of Streeterville, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Vivian Maier presentation with BBC documentary film director Jill Nicholls, The Photographers' Gallery, London England Vivian Maier's Fractured Archive, University of Teesside, Middlesbrough, England Vivian Maier: Who Took Nanny's Pictures?, October & December screenings of 70 min. BBC film at Northwestern University's Block Cinema, Introduction and Q&A. Vivian Maier's Fractured Archive: A Woman's Story, Brandeis University, Women's Studies Research Center, Waltham, Massachusetts
Vivian Maier's Fractured Archive, The Arts Club of Chicago The Reinvention of Vivian Maier, Chicago History Museum
Theoretical Archaeological Group (TAG) USA-Chicago 2013, Plenary speaker, Hidden Truths, University of Chicago
TAG Roundtable discussion: The Way of the Shovel: On the Archaeological Imaginary in Art, University of Chicago
2012: Panel Moderator:Printing and Developing Vivian Maier's Negatives, Thomas Masters Gallery, Chicago
Garden of the Dead: The History of Lincoln Park's Elusive Graves, First part of a two-part presentation, Chicago History Museum Unfolding Tales: The Lingering Legacy of the Chicago City Cemetery, Second part of a two-part presentation, Chicago History Museum Imagining Space, Barrington/Northwest Community Associates of The Art Institute of Chicago
2010: Hidden Truths, Lincoln Park, and how there’s always more than meets the eye. “The Dil Pickel Club Presents: Matters of Life and Death”, The Op Shop, Chicago. Hidden Truths, Presentation and Tour, Chicago Genealogical Society, Newberry Library
2009: Eric R. Multhauf Lecture, Chicago Architecture Foundation, Chicago.
2008: Lincoln Park Community Research Initiative Fall Program, public presentation, DePaul University, Chicago.
2004: Speaker and Panelist, American Urban Photography Symposium,
Northwestern University, Block Museum of Art
2002: Speaker and Panelist,Art, Science and Technology, The Art Institute
of Chicago When One Thing Becomes Another, New Trier High School,
2001: Imagining Space , Block Museum of Art, Northwestern
University, Evanston, Illinois
2000: Artist Talk, University of Minnesota, Duluth
1999: Time and Chance Reveal All Secrets, presentation, American Academy
in Rome, Italy Artist Talk, Atlanta College of Art, Georgia 1997: Lecture and workshop, Gum Bichromate, Tarble Arts
Center, Eastern Illinois University
WEB-BASED PROJECTS 2014: Shifting Grounds: Block 21 and Chicago's MCA
2008: Hidden Truths: The Chicago City Cemetery and Lincoln Park
2004: 8th Avenue at 14th Street
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2008 - ongoing: Hidden Truths:The Chicago City Cemetery and Lincoln Park - a site-specific installation in Lincoln Park
2003: Amnesia, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, New York
2002: Temporary Quarters: A Site-Specific Installation, The Three
Arts Club, Chicago, Illinois
1999: McIntosh / Panich Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
1997: Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston
1996: University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
1992: The Photographers' Gallery, London, England
1989: Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1986: Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1984: Eye Gallery, San Francisco, California W.A.R.M. Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa
2001: Imaging and
Imagining Space: A Collaboration Between Art and Science,
Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
(with Farhad Zadeh, Professor of Astronomy and Physics)
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2014: The Way Of The Shovel: Art as Archaeology, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago 86th Exhibition of Professional Members, The Arts Club of Chicago
2013: Light And The Unseen, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago twohundredfiftysixcolors, curatorial film of animated GIFs, screened at the Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago
2011: This Is Paul Halupka, C33 Gallery, Chicago
2009: MaxMultiple, Dan Devening Projects + Editions, Chicago 2006: Re- , Gage Gallery, Roosevelt University, Chicago
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚWherever, Dan Devening Projects, various venues 2003: Women in Science (Genomically Yours), Universal Concepts
Unlimited, New York
2001: photo.soho, Exit Art, New York
2000: Figure This, Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago
1999: Containers of Memory, Detroit Artists' Market, Michigan ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚphoto.soho, 102 Prince St., New York
1998: Chicago Artists '98, Gallery 312, Chicago
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚCelebrating Ten Years, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago 1997: Six Chicago Artists, Palazzo Massari, Ferrara, Italy
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚThe Power of Words and Signs, Index Gallery, Osaka, Japan ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚThe Power of Words and Signs, Casa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚAnimal Instincts, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚphoto.soho, 102 Prince St., New York ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚRe/Collections: Non-traditional Photographic Works, Northern Illinois University Art Museum, DeKalb
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚIllinois Photographers in the 90's, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚThe Camera Obscured, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago
1996: Illinois Photographers in the 90's, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago Pamela Bannos and Kellie Murphy Klein, Clement Gallery, University of Toledo, Ohio The Camera Obscured, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago
1995: Collections in Focus: Photography, Tweed Museum, Univ. of Minnesota, Duluth
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚ25th Annual Works on Paper, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos 1994: Exquisite Corpse, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚThe Regional Artists' Biennial, Fort Wayne Art Museum, Indiana 1993: Selections 6, Prague, Czech Republic
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚGallery Artists 1993, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago
1992: Selections 6, Photokina '92, Cologne, England
1991: Chicago for Chicago Invitational, World Tattoo Gallery, Chicago
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚ Collected Memory, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago
1990: Photography: Inventions and Innovations, Junior Museum, Art Institute of Chicago
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚEvidence, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚ Ginny Williams Gallery, Denver, Colorado
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚThe Chicago Show, Chicago Cultural Center
1989: Choices, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚConnections, New Works Gallery, University of Illinois at Chicago
1987: Alternatives, Ohio University School of Art, Athens
1985: Midwestern Contemporary Photography, Rockford College, Rockford, Illinois
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚ(Also exhibited at the Illinois State Museum, Springfield)
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚSpirited Images, Beacon Street Gallery, Chicago
1984: New Photographics/84, Central Washington University, Ellensburg
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚ18th Joslyn Biennial, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚLight Sensitive V, Thomas Center Galleries, Gainesville, Florida
1983: Upper Midwest Photography Invitational, Tweed Museum of
Art, Duluth, Minnesota
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚPhoto/Flow, University of Texas, Arlington ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚMessages from Earth..., Houston Center for Photography, Texas
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚ35th Iowa Artists Exhibition, Des Moines Art Center, Iowa
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚ Light Factory, Charlotte, North Carolina
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚ Newport Art Museum, Newport, Rhode Island
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚ8th Annual Magic Silver Show, Murray State University, Kentucky
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚ The Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, Iowa
GRANTS, AWARDS and HONORS 2010-12: Associated Student Government, Faculty Honor Roll, Northwestern University
2009-11: Midwest Photographers Project, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago
2008: Faculty Research Grant, Northwestern University
2007-09: Midwest Photographers Project, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago
2007: Center for Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts Grant,
2006: Finalist, Artadia Awards in the Visual Arts, Chicago
2004: Faculty Research
Grant, Northwestern University
2002: Faculty Research
Grant, Northwestern University
2000: Center for Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts Grant,
1999: Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome, Italy
1997: Faculty Research Grant, Northwestern University
1995: Arts Midwest / NEA Regional Visual Arts Fellowship
1992: Exhibitors Grant, The Photographers' Gallery, London
1990: Polaroid Corporation Material Grant
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚThe Chicago Show, Pauline Palmer Prize
1989: Polaroid Corporation Materials Grant
1985: Illinois Photographers '85, purchase award, Illinois State
1984: Jerome Foundation Grant
2014: WGN news, on-site-interview in Lincoln Park.
2013: BBC1, British Broadcasting Company, Imagine series, "Vivian Maier: Who Took Nanny's Pictures?"
WFLD Fox news, Skype interview regarding bones found in a Chicago neighborhood.
2012: WTTW, Chicago Public Television, Chicago Tonight program, “Searching for Vivian Maier.”
WTTW, Chicago Public Television, Chicago Tonight program, “The Meteoric Rise of Vivian Maier.”
2008: CAN-TV, one-hour broadcast of presentation at DePaul University.
WFLD Fox TV, Good Day Chicago, live in-studio interview.
ABC7 news, on-site interview in Lincoln Park.
CBS2 news, on-site interview in Lincoln Park.
WFLD Fox news, on-site interview in Lincoln Park.
CLTV news, on-site interview in Lincoln Park.
CBS2 news, various sites, pre-filmed interview.
2015: Rivet Radio,"Who owns late photographer Vivian Maier's work?" Fifteen minute pre-recorded interview with Steve Grzanich. WBEZ, Chicago Public Radio and podcast, Curious City, "In Chicago, Eternal Rest Ain't Eternal."
2008: WGN, Weekends with Dan Deibert, one-hour live radio show guest. WBEZ, Chicago Public Radio, Eight Forty-Eight program. Ten minute pre-recorded interview, Kristin Moo. WGN, The Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan, one-hour live radio show guest. WBBM newsradio, “Hourly report: Top Stories” two recorded one-minute interviews, Regine Schlesinger.