Exhibition Design National Public Housing Museum Chicago Architecture Biennial, 2017–2018
A pop-up exhibit on housing as a human right for the Chicago Architecture Biennial, this exhibit tells a brief history of public housing using artifacts that will be featured in the forthcoming National Public Housing Museum.
Print, Web, Collateral, and Site Design Open Engagement, A Socially Engaged Art Practice Conference Chicago, 2017
Open Engagement (OE) is an annual artist-led conference dedicated to expanding the dialogue around and creating a site of care for the field of socially engaged art. The conference highlights the work of transdisciplinary artists, activists, students, scholars, community members, and organizations working within the complex social issues and struggles of our time.
The design for 2017’s design, the theme of JUSTICE was explored through the phrase, “No Justice, No Peace” and imagery from Chicago’s Torture Justice Memorial. Using a two color printing process, all print materials were printed locally and with sustainable materials.
Design assistance from Ricardo Garcia, Amanda Sanchez, JJay Eden, Hannah Kyle, and Andrés Chavez Select images taken by Jaclyn Rivas, Mollie Nye, and JJay Eden
Double-Sided Broadsheet Poster 5″ x 3.5″ Pocket Book MFA Thesis Exhibitions Materials, 2016
UIC’s 2016 MFA graduates hosted three separate exhibitions in Gallery 400. The poster/mailer served as promotion for all three. It was accompanied by a pocketbook with more details on the shows and each artist’s work.
All materials are designed in two-colors. The front of the poster and the cover of the pocketbook feature fragments of the exhibited student work. Each show was assigned a shape—triangle, rectangle, and circle—and artwork from each show is abstracted in their respective shapes. The reverse of the poster nods to the work of Eve Fowler and features a quote from Rihanna.
Approx. 15’x20’ Projected Prose on Smoke from Fog Machines, 2015
To/Through explores the relationship between visual and written storytelling, memory, and history via letterforms, words, and phrases projected onto smoke. Words and phrases only become readable as light catches the smoke—a reference to the ephemeral nature of recollection and memories.