Lives and works in Chicago, IL

School of Art Institute of Chicago, MFA
University of Dayton, BA, Philosophy

Solo Exhibitions

The MISSION south gallery, Chicago, IL, 2016
Painting Between The Means, Guest Spot @ The ReInstitute, Baltimore, MD, 2015
Out of Line,
SpaceCamp Micro Gallery, Indianapolis, IN, 2012
So Long, The Office Gallery, Curated by Emily Luce, Lethbridge, Canada, 2007
Time Flies, Spaces Gallery, SpaceLab, Cleveland, Ohio, 2006
It’s Meant to Be, Gallery C, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, 2004

Selected Group Exhibitions

My Feet Have Lost Memory of Softness
, The Franklin, curated by Ionit Behar, Chicago, IL 2016
Drawing Invitational
, Kent State University at Stark, Main Hall Gallery, curated by Andrea Myers, North Canton, Ohio, 2016
EXPO Chicago Art Fair, with The Mission Gallery, Chicago, IL 2016
Rules of the Game, Transmitter, curated by Rob De Oude, Brooklyn, NY  2016
REMIX, La Bodega Gallery, curated by Dre Britton and Corynne Ostermann, Baltimore, MD 2016
Tangent Planes, Matthew Rachman Gallery, curated by Justine Salva,  Chicago, IL 2016
EXPO Chicago Art Fair, with The Mission Gallery, Chicago, IL 2015
The Annual, Chicago Artists Coalition,
curated by: Claudine Isé and artist Alexandria Eregbu, Chicago, IL 2015
Plane Figures
, The Mission Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2015
Midwestern Biennial, Rockford Art Museum, Juror: William Lieberman, Rockford, IL, 2014
Graphique, Curated by Jen Ridgefield, Watershed Gallery, CT, 2014
Painting, Curated by Nate Torrence and Michelle Peterson-Albandoz, Las Manos Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2013
Contemplating Perception, Curated by Nate Torrence, Las Manos Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2012
Selfie, Curated by Rod Malin, Guest Spot at The ReInstitute, Baltimore, MD, 2011
Strange Magic, curated by Skye Gilkerson, Guest Spot, Baltimore, MD, 2011
You First, curated by Dalibor Polivka and Rob Mintz, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art,  Santa Ana, CA, 2011
Full Screen, The Big Screen Project, curated by David Andrew Frey, Public Plaza at the Eventi Hotel, New York, NY, 2011
Festival of the Moving Image, Ybor Art Gallery, curated by Parallel Studios, Tampa Bay, FL
Exquisite Corpse, SPOKE, Chicago, IL, 2010
Currents, produced by Parallel Studios: Mariannah Amster and Frank Ragano, El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, NM, 2010
Storyline Transports: Shadow and Light Festival, curated by Jung A Woo and David Prince, Experimental Station, Chicago, IL, 2010
A Night of Short Films, curated by Jazz-minh Moore, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY, 2009
Sceneriette, curated by Trevor Reese, PossibleProjects, D.U.M.B.O, NY, 2009
TWOSIDEDNESS, curated by Sandra Weil, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden, 2008
Short Film and Video Showcase, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, 2007
All that is Solid Melts into Air
, curated by Emma Belasz, Chashama, New York, NY, 2007
48 Hours, BK Smith Gallery, Ohio, 2006
Goods To Declare, curated by Sandra Weil, Bezalel 100/Terminal 1, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2006
Gallery 2, Chicago, IL, 2006
Images Festival
, Toronto, Canada, 2006
Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2006
Music, curated by David Wells, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY, 2005
Quality Project, Public Art Installation, Euclid Avenue Storefronts, Cleveland, Ohio, 2005
Art Biennial, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN, 2003

Bibliography and Awards

Dave Bown Projects - 9th Semiannual Competition (Curators: Steven Matijcio, Dominic Molon, Marina Pacini) Honorable Mention, December 2014
Working Art Grant Recipient, Working Artist Org., September 2014
Artist Watchlist, Artslant Views Weekly Update Newsletter, by Abhilasha Singh, June 2014
Graphique at Watershed,  The Full Moon, by Michael Vincent Cerullo, March 15, 2014

Artavita, Honorable Mention, “Plans” November 2013
Up Close with Jean Alexander Frater
, Las Manos blogspot, by Nate Torrence, September 2013
A Chat About the Meaning of it all with Jean Alexander Frater
, Brave New Art World, by Una Dimitrijevic, August 2013
You Gotta Believe in Something, Lee Gainer blogspot: Feature Artist , July 4 Peripheral ARTeries, Art Review, June 2013
Baltimore City Paper, Selfie, by Baynard Woods, July 2013
BMore Art, Self Centered: Selfie at Guest Spot, Review by Cara Ober
Artslant Showcase 3, Painting Award
Artslant Showcase 4, Drawing Award
Artslant Showcase 6, Drawing Award
Baltimore City Paper, Strange Magic, Andrea Appleton, December 14, 2011click here to view
Gallery Spotlight: Spoke, Chicago Art Magazine, by Heather Reitsma, November 15, 2010
Ephemeral Wonderful,, by francesca de filippi, February 1, 2007
Summer Letter, Yale Press, Roxanne Zargham, 2007
Core77, Industrial Design Supersite,, December 11, 2006
Surface Tension: Shifter 6, October , 2005click here to view
South Bend Tribune, “This Time It’s Personal,” by Julie York Coppens; August 10, 2003