Recent Essays, Interviews, and Lectures

Essay for Little Romances, monograph by Jordanna Kalman, published by Daylight Books

Interviews with Jinhyun Cha and Jordanna Kalman for Aint-Bad Magazine Issue No. 13

Interview with Lucas Shaffer for photo eye

 

Recent/Upcoming Portfolio Review Events

Fall Critique Group, Filter Photo, Chicago
October 2019 - January 2020

 

Recent Curatorial Projects

 

Furtive, work by Daniel Hojnacki, Karolis Usonis, and Krista Wortendyke
Curated by Jennifer Murray for Filter Photo
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 W. Washington, Chicago, IL
February 2 - April 7, 2019


Furtive is a photography-based exhibition that explores the complexity of memory, both personal and collective. Through an examination of place, archive, and the intersection of perception and knowing, three artists ask us to reconsider what we think we know based on our past experiences, communal knowledge and memories.

Image © Krista Wortendyke

 


 

 

 

 


 

 

Jackson Patterson, Recollected Memories
Gallery 19, Chicago
July 6 - August 4, 2018

 

Jackson Patterson’s montages address the annihilation   of space and time through the advent of photography in the mid-nineteenth century, and how it transformed American life. His exploration of the westward   migration is focused on images he has taken of timeless landscapes merged with old family photos, and the personal history that lies within.

 

 

 

 


 

 

Mysterious Possessionswork by Patricia Hernes
Ralph Arnold Gallery, Loyola University Chicago
August 27 - September 26, 2015

 


Catalog pdf, with an essay by Frank Vodvarka

This exhibition of new work by Chicago artist Patricia Hernes explores wonder as part of artistic discourse.  Her drawings are an invitation to consider the intellectual dialog that exists between objects; both real and imagined.   By juxtaposing disparate forms to create artificial curiosities, both naturalia and artificialia, which defy taxonomies, typologies and classification, new mysterious artifacts exist side by side as objects of amazement. Because they   do not fit into existing categories, these   wonders are perfect objects for making us rethink our world.

 

 

 



 


 

Formal | Loose | Painting
Samantha Bittman, Michelle Bolinger, and Anna Kunz
Ralph Arnold Gallery, Loyola University Chicago
February 19 – April 11, 2015

Catalog pdf, with an essay by Amanda Roscoe Mayo
Reviewed in Newcity Chicago, 3/8/2015

This painting exhibition focuses on contemporary practices in abstraction: explorations in form, material, and color, and the construction/de-construction of space through visual language.  Participating Chicago artists include Samantha Bittman, Michelle Bolinger, and Anna Kunz. 

Image © Anna Kunz

 

 


 

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