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  • Division of Labor: Chicago Artist Parents
    Curated for Glass Curtain Gallery by Christa Donner & Thea Liberty Nichols
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    Division of Labor: Chicago Artist Parents examines the aesthetics, materiality and meaning of an artist's work in relationship to parenthood, revealing unexpected moments at the intersection of artmaking and family life. Featuring Alberto Aguilar, Candida Alvarez, Claire Ashley, Lise Haller Baggesen, Michelle Grabner and Brad Killam, Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford, Heather Mekkelson, Paul Nudd, John Preus, Brittany Southworth-LaFlamme, Tony Tasset, Ann Toebbe, Jim Trainor, Selina Trepp, and Andrew Yang, the exhibition was highlighted as a critic's pick on Artforum.com and listed as one of the best shows of 2014 in the Chicago Tribune's year-end roundup. You can find images and information from the show and related event series and download the Gallery Guide and Curators' Essay.


  • CartoonInk: Emerging Comics in Context
    Curated for The Sullivan GalleRY by Christa DonneR, Surabhi GhosH & Jeremy Tinder
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    CartoonInk brings together boldly idiosyncratic works showcasing the rapidly evolving landscape of contemporary comics, including work by Chris Ware, Alison Bechdel, Edie Fake and Deb Sokolow in conversation with multimedia projects by current students at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, setting the stage for what's to come. Download the Gallery Guide and Curators' Essay HERE.

    Biological Agents

    Biological Agents: artistic engagements in our growing bioculture
    Curated for Gallery 400 by Christa Donner and Andrew Yang
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    This exhibition focusing on the work of Brandon Ballengee, Caitlin Berrigan, and Natalie Jeremijenko: three artists who work in collaboration with local communities and other organisms (urban coyotes, pigeons, mutant frogs, and even viruses), directly engaging issues of agency within the biological. Visit the exhibition website for more information HERE.

    PageMe

    Page Me: the art of zines, comix, and other artist-made books
    Curated for SPACES GALLERY by Christa Donner and Chris Conti
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    An exhibition showcasing the intersections between artist-made books, self-published zines and alternative comics, featuring more than 100 international works curated for SPACES by Christa Donner and Chris Conti. More about the show HERE.

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    Teaching
    2002 to Present
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    Click HERE to see student work, teaching history, and course websites.

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    Japan Travel Scroll
    2007
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    Click HERE to travel through Japan in sketches, rubber stamps, photos and speech balloons.

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    Venice Travel Scroll
    2005
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    Click HERE to see Venice during the 2005 Bienalle, complete with friendly locals, grumpy friends, and talking paintings.


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    Jury Duty Scroll
    2007
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    Click HERE to see what it's like to sit in a room with hundreds of bored people all day.