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Vitae             Steven Carrelli

 

Education


1995                           Master of Fine Arts, Painting, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

1990                           Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Studio Art, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL



One-Person and Two-Person Exhibitions

2016                          A Bowl Full of Sky, Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL (collaborative drawings with Louise LeBourgeois)

                                   Rise and Fall, The University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2014                           Fragile Structures, Elmhurst College, Frick Center, Elmhurst, IL

2013                           Collapse, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL

2010                           Improvised Landmarks and Temporary Structures, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL

2008                           Letters from the Storm, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL

2003                           Corpus, gescheidle, Chicago, IL

                                   Spectrum, Friesen Galleries, Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, ID

2002                           Nothing/Much, Judson College, Elgin, IL

                                   Flesh-Colored, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL

                                   Observing Silence, Adams Hall Gallery, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

2001                           Looking In, Seeing Big: Louise LeBourgeois and Steven Carrelli, The Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art,                                                   College of Lake County, Greyslake, IL

1999                           To Fix the Gaze, Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

                                   Isis Gallery, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

                                   Louise LeBourgeois and Steve Carrelli, Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL

                                   New Works, Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, IL



Group Exhibitions

2016                           La Mere / La Mer, Moreau Art Galleries, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN

                                   Resurrection, Aron Packer Projects at Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL

                                   Chicago Paints, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, OH

2015                           Return of the Exquisite Corpse, Printworks, Chicago, IL

                                   2015 Midwest Drawing Invitational, Weatherhead Gallery, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN

2014                           The Art of Description, Illinois State Museum Southern Illinois Art and Artisans Center, Whittington, IL
                                                  also traveling to Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery, Lockport, IL

                                   Collaborations II, Printworks, Chicago, IL

2013                           The Art of Description, Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery, Chicago, IL

                                   Foundation Drawing: Steven Carrelli, Lelde Kalmite, Todd Serrano, Laurie Shaman, Fermilab Art Gallery, Batavia, IL

                                   Guy Chase Memorial Exhibition, Greenville College, Greenville, IL

2012                           The Mind's I, Julius Caesar, Chicago, IL, collaborative project conceived and organized by Anne Harris

                                   Black and White, Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL

2011                           Hand Space / Mind Space, IUN Gallery for Contemporary Art, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN

                                   The Artist's Daughter, Carlson Tower Gallery, North Park University, Chicago, IL

                                   Cover Stories: The Art of the Book Jacket, Fisher Gallery, Otterbein University, Westerville, OH

                                   Drawing Connections, The Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy

2010                           Cover Stories: The Art of the Book Jacket, Printworks, Chicago, IL

                                   Allusion to Illusion, Clement Art Gallery, Troy, NY

                                   DePaul University 2010 Faculty Exhibition, DePaul University Art Museum, Chicago, IL

2009                           UpScale/DownSize, Bowling Green State University, Willard Wankelman Gallery, Bowling Green, OH

                                   {blank} place, Columbia College Chicago A+D Gallery, Chicago, IL

                                   Next (c/o Packer Schopf Gallery), The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL

2008                           The Drawing Show, The Beverly Art Center, Chicago, IL, curated by Brian Ritchard

                                   Vista Novus: New Views of Nature and the Landscape, Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL

2007                           Remembering Ruth: 25 Years of Giving, The Ruth Chenven Foundation and NoHo Gallery, New York, NY

                                   The Bridge Art Fair (c/o Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago), Chicago Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL

                                   The Fortuitous Sequel to Martin Kippenberger's Installation, The Experimental Station, Chicago IL                                                                                                       curated by Material Exchange, subsequently installed on the Quad at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL  

2006                           Concept Driven, Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL

                                   Art Chicago 2006 (c/o Aron Packer Gallery), Chicago Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL

                                   Travel Documents: Artists' Response to Place, Columbia College Chicago A+D Gallery, Chicago, IL                                                                                                                  and Koehnline Museum, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL, curated by Corey Postiglione

                                   Something Old, Something New, The Hinsdale Center for the Arts, Hinsdale, IL, curated by Rhonda Bacus

2005                           After the Fact, The Riverside Arts Center, Riverside, IL, curated by Tim Lowly

                                   Senza Titolo, Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy

2004                           The San Francisco International Art Expo, San Francisco, CA (c/o gescheidle, Chicago, IL)

2003                           Guest List, gescheidle, Chicago, IL

                                   The San Francisco International Art Expo, San Francisco, CA (c/o gescheidle, Chicago, IL)

                                   The Affordable Art Fair, Pier 92, New York City, NY (c/o gescheidle, Chicago, IL)

                                   About Looking at Things, gescheidle, Chicago, IL

                                   Contemporary Drawing Salon, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL, curated by John Brunetti

                                   Evanston + Vicinity Biennial, The Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

2002                           Art Chicago , Navy Pier, Chicago, IL (c/o Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL)

                                   DePaul University Faculty Exhibition, DePaul University Art Gallery, Chicago, IL

                                   Men: The Male Figure in Contemporary Art, Hawthorn Gallery, Birmingham, AL

2001                           Snow Globe Invitational, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL

                                   Venus, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL

                                   Something Old Something New, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY

                                   Art Scene Chicago, The Chicago Athenaeum, Schaumberg, IL

                                   Artists/Alumni: Masters of Fine Arts from Northwestern’s Department of Art Theory and Practice, The Block Museum of Art,                                                   Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

                                   Small Packages III, Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

                                   Shake the Coat: A Midwestern Tribute to Gregory Gillespie, North Park University, Chicago, IL, curated by Tim Lowly

2000                           Union Images , Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

                                   First Works, Columbia College Art Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

                                   Gallery Artists Group Show, Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

                                   Materials and Techniques, O’Connor Gallery, Dominican University, River Forest, IL, curated by Jeffery Cote de Luna

1999                           In the Unlikely Event, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID

                                   Small Works, Gallery Arcadia, Grand Rapids, MI

                                   End of the Millennium, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

                                   Euro Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

                                   The Conscious Line, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID

                                   Images of Silence, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston, IL

                                   Graphite, Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

1998                           Small Packages, Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

                                   What We Have Seen, Gallery Arcadia, Grand Rapids, MI, curated by Tim Lowly

1997                           Small Works, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

                                   Chicago: A Spiritual Landscape, Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL, curated by Tim Lowly

                                   Evanston Art Center Faculty Exhibition, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

                                   In Side Out Side In, North Park College, Chicago, IL, curated by Tim Lowly

1995                           Small Painting – Big Shoulders,Kendall College of Art, Grand Rapids, MI and Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL, curated by Tim Lowly

                                   Ecstasy, Wood Street Gallery,  Chicago,  IL

                                   Poetic Images, Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, IL, curated by Bert Menco

                                   Union League Scholarship Exhibition, Union League Civic and Arts Foundation, Chicago, IL

                                   Surfacing, 362 W. Erie St., Chicago, IL

1993                           Art Chicago, Cityfront Center, Chicago, IL  (c/o The Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago)

                                   Sacred Arts XIV, The Graham Center Museum, Wheaton, IL

 

 

Awards and Grants


2001                           The Ruth Chenven Foundation, New York, NY

2000                           Purchase Award, Union Images 2000, Chicago Federation of Labor, Chicago, IL

                                   Community Arts Assistance Program (CAAP) Grant, Chicago, IL

1995-96                      Fulbright Grant, Florence, Italy

1995                           Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Scholarship, Chicago, IL

 



Bibliography

2016                           Chicago Paints, Exhibition catalogue. Athens, OH: Ohio University School of Art + Design.

2015                           Return of the Exquisite Corpse. Exhibition catalogue. Essay by Lynne Warren. Chicago: Printworks Gallery.

2014                           Zetouni, Sigalit. "Natural Expressions." Chicago Life Magazine Winter 2014:18.

2012                           Hotel Amerika. Volume 10. Number 2 (Spring 2012): 17.

2010                           Cover stories: The Art of the Book Jacket. Exhibition catalogue. Introduction by Mark Pascale. Chicago: Printworks Gallery.

                                   Steven Carrelli and Louise LeBourgeois. Exhibition catalogue. Essay by David Lazar. Chicago: Packer Schopf Gallery.

                                   Brickman, David. "...and other Troy shows." Get Visual. dbgetvisual.blogspot.com, 12 August 2010.

2009                           {blank} place. Exhibition catalogue. Essays by Raél Jero Salley and Jennifer Murray. Chicago: Columbia College Chicago A+D Gallery.

                                   Weinberg, Lauren. "(blank) space", Time Out Chicago, Issue 235, 27 August - 2 September 2009.

                                   UpScale/DownSize. Exhibition catalogue. Introduction by Jaqueline Nathan. Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State University Fine Arts Center.

2007                           Pietrusiak, Leah. "The Scene: Putt-putt artist design studio." Time Out Chicago. 29 March - 4 April 2007: 4.

2006                           Hawkins, Margaret. "'Travel Documents' Lets Us Tour with the Artists." Chicago Sun Times. 17 March 2006: NC44.

2002                           DePaul University 2002 Faculty Exhibition. Exhibition catalogue. Essays by Paul B. Jaskot and Louise Lincoln. Chicago: Depaul University Art                                                   Gallery.

2001                           Artists/Alumni. Exhibition catalogue. Essays by William Conger and James Yood.  Evanston, IL: The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art.

                                   New American Paintings. Number 35. Wellesley, MA: Open Studios Press, September 2001: 34-37.

                                   Louise LeBourgeois & Steven Carrelli: Looking In, Seeing Big. Exhibition catalogue. Essay by Steve Tomasula.
                                                  Greyslake, IL: Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, College of Lake County.

                                   Columbian Exposition Art Auction Catalogue. Chicago: Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts.

                                   Maes, Nancy. “Portrait of the Artists.” Northwestern (Evanston, IL) Summer 2001: 12-19.

                                   Pritsker, Ellen. “Small Works.” Pioneer Press (Glenview, IL) 22 March 2001: B4.

                                   “Choice Events.” City Talk (Chicago, IL) 23 & 30 March 2001.

                                   “Museum showcases artists from Chicagoland.” Pioneer Press (Glenview, IL) 22 February 2001: B8, B18.

2000                           Mahmoud, Ben. “Shake the Coat.” The Daily Chronicle. (Dekalb, IL) 19 November 2000: D1-D2.

                                   Patner, Andrew. Review of “Union Images 2000.” The Chicago Sun-Times. 4 September 2000.

                                   Polanski, Jurek. Review of “Union Images 2000.” Artscope.net. October 2000.

                                   Sundell, Ivy. Art Scene Chicago 2000. Evanston, IL: Crow Woods Publishing.

1998                           Bakker, Conrad. “The Conviction of Sight,” The Paper. (Grand Rapids, MI) 22-28 October 1998.

                                   The Nature of Landscape. Exhibition catalogue. South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame.

1995                           Camper, Fred. “Household Poisons.” The Chicago Reader 10 November 1995, sec. 1: 30-31.


 

Selected Collections

                                   The Chicago Federation of Labor AFL-CIO, Chicago, IL

                                   The DePaul Art Museum, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

                                   Elmhurst College Art Collection, Elmhurst, IL

                                   The Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL

                                   Northwestern University Graduate School, Evanston, IL

                                   The Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy

                                   Wheaton College, Art Department, Wheaton, IL

                                   The Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, The College of Lake County, Greyslake, IL


 

Teaching Experience


2007 - present            Lecturer, Department of Art, Media and Design, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

2000 - 2012                Part-Time Faculty, Department of Art and Design, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

2005-06                      Painting Instructor, Fine Arts and Faculty Coordinator, Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy

1996 - 2004                Lecturer, Department of Art and Art History, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

1999                           Visiting Lecturer, Beginning Drawing, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

1998-99                      Instructor, Fine Arts Seminar, The Chicago Metropolitan Center, Chicago, IL

1996-98                      Instructor, Drawing, Egg Tempera Painting, Oil Painting, The Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

1995                           Instructor, Basic Drawing, Department of Art Theory and Practice, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

1989-91                      Technical Director, Lighting Designer, Teacher, The Muse Theater Company Wheaton, IL, Philadelphia, PA, and Camden, NJ

 

 

Visiting Artist Lectures, Symposia, Panel Discussions

2016                          Painting the Contemplative Space, panel discussion with Susan Kraut, Louise LeBourgeois and Didier Nolet, Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL.

                                  Panel discussion for La Mere / La Mer exhibition at Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN.

2015                          Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL, guest juror, student exhibition.

2013                           Adlai Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL, Visiting Artist of the Month, October, 2013.

2010                           Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI, Guest Artist.

2007                           Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL, Guest Juror, Student Exhibition.

2004                           North Park University, Chicago, IL, Guest Juror, Student Scholarship Exhibition.

2002                           Judson College, Elgin, IL, Visiting Artist Lecture.

                                   Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL, Visiting Artist Lecture.

2000                           North Park University, Chicago, IL, Panel Discussion: In the Shadow of the Twentieth Century: A Symposium on Contemporary Representational                                                         Painting.      

1998                           Notre Dame University, Notre Dame, IN, Visiting Artist Lecture.

                                   Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, Illinois, Visiting Artist Lecture.

1996                           Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy, Visiting Artist Lecture.