Claire Ashley

Resume

    Born:1971 Edinburgh, Scotland

    Education:

  • 1993 - 1995: MFA, Painting and Drawing, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago , Chicago, IL

  • 1989 - 1993: BA(Hons), Painting and Drawing, Grays School of Art, Aberdeen, Scotland

  • Selected Solo Exhibitions:

  • 2016 CAWT, TAUT, HOT ..... NOT, Illinois State University Gallery, Normal, IL

  • 2016 Lumpy Morsels, Hot Rocks, Cleve Carney Art Gallery, College of Du Page, Glen Ellyn, IL

  • 2015 Lank Limp Lemons Suck, Young World International, Detroit, MI

  • 2014 things thrown upwards, Lula Cafe, Chicago, IL

  • 2014 sour heaps of nothing, Galesburg Civic Arts Center, Galesburg, IL

  • 2014 LIMP AERO PUNK BLANK, The Box Gallery, Knox College, Galesburg, IL

  • 2013 distantlandscapes: peepdyedcrevicehotpinkridge, ICEBOX: Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA

  • 2013 muffilumps in neoorangefluopooze, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL

  • 2013 Salon Series, Salon Series Project Space, Chicago, IL

  • 2013 frizzflopsqueezepop, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

  • 2012 neoyellopeowow, Bahamas Biennale, Milwaukee, WI

  • 2012 limes and bricks suck pink you tasteless hunk, Terrain: an exterior exhibition space, Oak Park, IL

  • 2012 Fluorescent Pop, Plush Gallery, Dallas TX

  • Selected Group Exhibitions/Events:

  • 2016 CAFKA Biennial of Art in Public Places 2016, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

  • 2016 ACTIVATE 2016, Chicago, IL

  • 2016 Kit and Ace, Chicago Store, Rotating Gallery Wall, Chicago, IL

  • 2016 Art Forms in Flux Residency, Two Lights Theatre Company, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago, IL

  • 2016 Collaboration with Ish Muhammed for Indiana Bicentennial Celebration, Indiana State Museum

  • 2016 BLOW UP: Inflatable Contemporary Art, Roberson Museum and Science Center, Bingamton, NY, March 1 to May 1, 2016, Benton Museum of Art at UCONN, June 1 to July 31, 2016, Elmhurst Art Museum, IL, September 1 to Jan 29, 2017

  • 2015 BLOW UP: Inflatable Contemporary Art, Huntsville Museum of Art, AL, Dec 1, 2015 - Jan 31, 2016

  • 2015 Installation for Grand Opening Weekend, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

  • 2015 Chromafix, Pratt University, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2015 Double Disco (audience participation), Beverly Arts Walk, Chicago, IL

  • 2015 Bad at Sports, Ten Year Birthday Booth at EXPO CHICAGO 2015, Chicago, IL

  • 2015 Double Disco: Aurora Borealis, audio: Josh Patterson, dancers: Justin Deschamps and Jason Schroeder, SAIC150 Block Party, Chicago IL

  • 2015 BLOW UP: Inflatable Contemporary Art, Vision Gallery, Chandler, AZ, and Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

  • 2015 Chinatown Performance Weekend, collaboration with Atom-R performance group, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2015 Orange You Glad, Ballroom Projects, Chicago, IL

  • 2015 Double Disco Performance, 606 Trail: Opening Weekend, Chicago, IL

  • 2015 Whale Tail Pop Up Marketing events for Moby Dick, Lookingglass Theater, Chicago, IL

  • 2015 Gently Fried: an Exhibition in Three Parts, Sam Coronado Gallery, Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Arts Center and Fusebox Festival, Austin, TX

  • 2015 Painting in Time, Tetley Gallery, Leeds, UK

  • 2015 Site-specific window installation, Hotel Lincoln, Chicago, IL

  • 2015 Interactive Performance Event, 5th Annual Winter Carnival, Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee WI

  • 2014 Division of Labor: Chicago Artist Parents, Columbia College Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL

  • 2014 Graft, Comfort Station, Chicago, IL

  • 2014 MULTIPLES CHICAGO (Fall event), Chicago, IL

  • 2014 Intimate Horizons: Claire Ashley and Bahar Yurukoglu, Disjecta, Portland, OR

  • 2014 Double Disco: Aurora Borealis performance, audio: Josh Patterson, DIsjecta, Portland, OR

  • 2014 The Surface and Below: Claire Ashley/Cameron Harvey, O Connor Art Gallery, Dominican University

  • 2014 My Little Pony/Good Time Performance, O Connor Art Gallery, Dominican University

  • 2014 Art Santa Fe, ROR Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

  • 2014 Exposed: Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, Vermont

  • 2014 Looking Glass Theater, MadHatters Ball, Block 37, Chicago, IL

  • 2014 SLOW Gallery group show, Chicago, IL

  • 2014 ISH ASH GRAF MASH: Claire Ashley/Ish Muhammad, SideCar, Hammond IN

  • 2014 COLLAB V1, Local Eclectic collaboration with Eye of the Sun designer Ogechi Anyanwu

  • 2014 LIVELY! Waterbottle collaborative project with Clare Molek, Chicago, IL

  • 2014 Dallas Art Fair, Galleri Urbane Dallas + Marfa, Dallas TX

  • 2014 JellyBelly Performance, Dallas Art Fair

  • 2014 MULTIPLES CHICAGO (Spring event), Pulaski Park Fieldhouse, Chicago, IL

  • 2014 PARTY/AFTER PARTY, Student Union Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

  • 2013 Context at Miami Basel with Galleri Urbane, Miami, FL

  • 2013 Paint Paste Sticker: Chicago Street Art, Collaboration with Ish Muhammed, Chicago Cultural Center, IL

  • 2013 My Crippled Friend, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH

  • 2013 Ruddy Udder Dance at Aurora 2013 Festival, Dallas,TX

  • 2013 Fd Up!, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

  • 2013 Ruddy Udder Dance, performance for Fountain Fair, Chicago

  • 2013 Double Disco Performance, Mana Contemporary Opening Event, Chicago

  • 2013 Chicago Loop Alliance, ACTIVATE, Chicago

  • 2013 Brave New Art World, installation in River North Gallery District, Chicago

  • 2013 TERRAIN: an Exterior Exhibition Space, Biennial, Oak Park, IL

  • 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival, installation of work with the Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago

  • 2013 Starving Artist: Chicago Artist Coalition Benefit/Fundraiser, site-specific installation, Chicago, IL

  • 2013 Embody, DesignCloud, Chicago IL

  • 2013 Double Disco Performance, Ragdale Residency Program Gala Event, Lake Forest, IL

  • 2013 Double Disco Performance, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL

  • 2013 Double Disco Performance, Greyspace: Crane Arts bldg, Philadelphia, PA

  • 2013 Double Disco Performance, PAINT THINGS, DeCordova Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA

  • 2013 Disco Dozen for Daley Plaza Performance, Chicago, IL

  • 2013 PAINT THINGS, DeCordova Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA

  • 2012 The Minds 1: Anne Harris, collaborative drawing project, Julius Caesar Gallery, Chicago, IL

  • 2012 24HRS/25DAYS: COLOR, New Capital Gallery, Chicago, IL

  • 2012 MDW Fair, with TERRAIN: an exterior exhibition space, Chicago, IL

  • 2012 Out of Site Performance Festival, with Happy Collaborationists, Chicago, IL

  • 2012 ROUGH TRADE II, organized by Present Tense and DFBRL8R at the Pozen Center, MassArt, Boston, MA

  • 2012 Where All Good Things Become Wild and Free, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI

  • 2012 Ruddy Udder Dance, with Happy Collaborationists, ACRE, Steuben, WI

  • 2012 Let Us Go Then You and I, with Jefferson Godard, Riverside Arts Center, Riverside, IL

  • 2012 PUSH/PULL, curated by Karen Azarnia, Riverside Arts Center, Riverside, IL

  • 2012 Dramatic Chromatic, PLUG Projects, Kansas City, MO

  • 2012 Double Disco performance, THAW: Links Hall Benefit at Dankhaus, Chicago, IL

  • 2012 The Precession, with Mark Jeffery/Judd Morrissey, wings and floor: Claire Ashley, ASU Museum, Phoenix, AZ

    Selected Articles/Publications (live links on statement page):

  • 2016 Chicago Magazine listing, Lumpy Morsels, Hot Rocks, Jason Foumberg

  • 2016 Chicago Tribune, See It Now listing, Lumpy Morsels, Hot Rocks

  • 2016 Chicago Tribune, Winter Preview, 10 shows for a new year, Lori Waxman

  • 2016 Third Coast Review, Lumpy Morsels, Hot Rocks, Cleve Carney Art Gallery, College of Du Page

  • 2016 WDCB News Interview, Lumpy Morsels, Hot Rocks, Cleve Carney Art Gallery, College of Du Page

  • 2016 The Courier on Vimeo, Lumpy Morsels, Hot Rocks

  • 2016 COD Courier, Lumpy Morsels, Hot Rocks

  • 2016 The Daily Herald, College of Du Page, Lumpy Morsels, Hot Rocks

  • 2016 Chicago Gallery News, January Issue, Featured Artist

  • 2016 Lumpy Morsels, Hot Rocks, exhibition catalog, essay by Thea Nichols, Cleve Carney Art Gallery, McAninch Arts Center, College of Du Page, Glen Ellyn, IL

  • 2015 ArtNews review, EXPO CHICAGO 2015, Matt Morris

  • 2015 Hyperallergic review of LANK LIMP LEMONS SUCK, Young World

  • 2015 The Creators Project, Vice Magazine Review of LANK LIMP LEMONS SUCK, Young World

  • 2015 Yorkshire Art Journal Review, Breaking Painterly Boundaries - Painting in Time at the Tetley

  • 2015 The State of the Arts Review, Painting in Time

  • 2015 Corridor 8 Contemporary Art and Writing Journal, Review of Painting in Time

  • 2015 Yorkshire Evening Post, Painting in Time

  • 2015 Looking at Painting Journal Review of Painting in Time

  • 2015 a-n journal, QA with Sarah Kate Wilson, artist and curator

  • 2015 Yorkshire Post, Painting in Time

  • 2015 Guardian Listing, This Weeks New Exhibitions

  • 2015 Painting in Time, What's On Brochure and exhibition announcement card

  • 2015 Chicago Tribune Review, Lori Waxman, Division of Labor: Chicago Artist Parents

  • 2014 Division of Labor: Chicago Artist Parents, Artforum.com Critics Pick by Caroline Picard

  • 2014 Cultural Reproducers Zine, Proposals, Manifestos, and Statements, in conjunction with Temporary Services, Chicago, IL

  • 2014 Division of Labor: Chicago Artist Parents, Exhibition Catalog, Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, IL

  • 2014 Graft, Exhibition Catalog, Comfort Station, Chicago, IL

  • 2014 Two Reviews of Intimate Horizons: Claire Ashley and Bahar Yurukoglu, Disjecta, Portland OR

  • 2014 Conde Nast Traveller Magazine, center spread in American Special insert, July 2014 issue

  • 2014 Exposed, exhibition catalogue, published by the Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT

  • 2014 Chicagoist review, things thrown upward, at LULA Cafe

  • 2014 Racked Magazine listing of Local Eclectic collaboration, local eclectic is pairing fashion designers with visual artists

  • 2014 Inside/Within Interview

  • 2014 Title Magazine review by Marcelino Stuhmer, distant landscapes: peepdyedcrevicehotpinkridge

  • 2014

  • 2013 TheArtBlog Review, by Maegan Arthurs, distant landscapes: peepdyedcrevicehotpinkridge

  • 2013 Chicago Tribune Review, Ashley's Paintings Misbehave, by Lori Waxman

  • 2013 Timeout Chicago Review, by Lauren Weinberg

  • 2012 Composite Magazine Blog, Interact issue with the Happy Collaborationists

  • 2012 Where All Good Things Become Wild and Free, catalog by Danny Orendorff, Carthage College, Kenosha WI

  • 2012 Sculpture Magazine Review, December issue by Charissa Terranova

  • 2012 Review of Dramatic Chromatic in The Pitch, Kansas City

  • 2012 Art Papers Review, March/April issue by Charissa Terranova

  • 2012 Experimentation and Play: An Interview with Claire Ashley, The Chicago Arts Archive: A Sixty Inches from Center Project

  • 2011 AIR - Dan Gunn, ArtSlant Chicago Review

  • 2011 Chicago Gallery Weekend, Pedro Velez, Artnet Chicago Review

  • 2011 Blow Up, Review in THE Magazine, Santa Fe

  • for a complete resume please contact cashley@saic.edu