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2004     Rhode Island School of Design, Master of Fine Arts, Painting

             Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, Brown University, Teaching Certificate I

1996     The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bachelor of Fine Arts

1995     Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC Canada

Arts Administration

2010-Present     Director and Founder, North Branch Projects, Chicago, IL

2023-Present.    Artistic Director, The Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL

2016-2022         Director of Education, The Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL

2005-2015         Director of Residencies & Fellowships, The Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL

2001-2003         Studio Assistant, Painting & Drawing Dept., Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO

1996-2001         Program Coordinator of Alumni, Career Projects, and Exhibitions, Marwen, Chicago, IL



2018-Present     Carthage College, Kenosha, WI, Part-time Faculty, Book Arts & Drawing   

2012-Present     The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Part-time faculty, Contemporary Practices and Adult Continuing Education

2010-Present     North Branch Projects, Chicago, IL, Teaching Artist (primarily as a bookbinding instructor)  

                            See for full teaching list

1998-Present     Marwen, Chicago, IL, Studio Program, Artward Bound Study Trips, Lab Program Guest Artist 

2017-18             Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL, High School Arts Week Instructor, Visual Arts

2016-17             Snow City Arts, Chicago, IL, Teaching Artist

2016                  Illinois State University, Bloomington-Normal, IL, Visiting Professor  

2015                  Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, Studio Art Courses for Adults          

2002                  Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Winter Session

2001-02             Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Children’s Program            

1999                  Kenosha Institute for the Arts, Drawing and Bookmaking Courses

Awards and Residencies

2022      Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Individual Artist Program (IAP) Award

2021      3Arts 3AP Grant

              Compound Yellow Takeover Residency, Oak Park, IL

2017      Camargo Foundation Residency, Cassis, France

2015      Chicago Art Department Education Resident

              Montello Foundation Residency 

              3Arts Fellowship for The Center Program at The Hyde Park Art Center   

2014      Propeller Fund

              96 Acres Project Grant

2013      ACRE Residency

2011      3Arts Teaching Artist Award

2010      Professional Development Fellowship for Emerging Arts Leaders of Color, Americans for the Arts

2008      Richard H. Driehaus Individual Artist Award Nomination

              Community Arts Assistance Program Grant, City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs

2007      Ucross Foundation Residency

2005      Wormfarm Institute Residency

2003      Rhode Island School of Design Award of Excellence

2002      Rhode Island School of Design Presidential Scholar

2000      Anderson Ranch Arts Center scholarship recipient

1998-9   Curator’s Choice Award, Around the Coyote Arts Festival

1998      Penland School of Crafts scholarship recipient

1992-6   The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Incentive Scholarship


Select Solo Exhibitions

2021      Heavy Lift, Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

              Everything Moves With Me, Compound Yellow, Oak Park, IL

              Slow Going Slowly: A One-Year Account of Drawing, Indiana University Northwest School of the Arts, Gary, IN 

2019      Make Books: Regin Igloria, Rockford University Art Gallery, Clark Arts Center, Rockford, IL      

2017      Pending Travel: Regin Igloria, Moreau Center for the Arts, Saint Mary's College, South Bend, IN

              Last Word (or the Travesty of Traversity), Ignition Projects, Chicago, IL

2016      How Different It Is To Be Outside, Michigan Avenue Galleries, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL      

2015      If I Could Bring You Things You Never Had, The Outhaus, Urbana, IL

2012      Suspended, The Franklin, Chicago, IL

              This Offer Won’t Last, Brushwood Gallery, Ryerson Woods Conservation Area, Deerfield, IL

2008      The Legacy of Mountainous Prairies: New Works on Paper, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL

              Works on Paper, Intercontinental Hotel, Milwaukee, WI

2007      On A Prairie: Recent Drawings and Books, Ryerson Woods Conservation Area, Deerfield, IL

              Something Smothering Someotherthing, Vespine Gallery, Chicago, IL   

2006      Deerpath, My Dear, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL

              Gone Backwoods, Polvo, Chicago, IL

              The Long Hike From Lake Forest, Damen Studio, Chicago, IL

2005      Tent Text, Woolen Mill Gallery, Reedsburg, WI

2004      Pastel Wealth, Marwen Alumni Gallery, Chicago, IL

              The Schlepper, Sarah Doyle Gallery, Providence, RI

1997      Ties, Marwen Alumni Gallery, Chicago, IL



Select Group Exhibitions  

2022      Group Exhibition, Ignition Projects at MDW Fair, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL

2021      Learned Objects: Studio Works by William Estrada, Regin Igloria, Nicole Marroquin, and Rochelle Royster,

                DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL

2020      Fake Real, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN

              Random Acts, Out of Site Chicago, online event      

2019      Justice Hotel, 6018 North, Chicago, IL

              37th Bradley International Print & Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University Gallery, Peoria, IL

2018      Participatory Arts: Crafting Social Change, Jane Addams Hull House Museum, Chicago, IL 

              The Tip of My Tongue, Weinberg Newton Gallery, Chicago, IL

              Soak (Performance for Udita Upadhyaya: nevernotmusic), Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, IL

2017      Wild Garlic, Contemporary Chicago Artists, Ignition Projects, Chicago, IL

              IMPACT: Alumni Exhibition, Susan & Steven Berkowitz Gallery, Marwen, Chicago, IL

              #exstrange, Ebay auction exhibtion:

2016      We Are Your Biggest Fans, Rapid Pulse Performance Festival, Chicago, IL

              Conceptualize/Realize, Susan & Steven Berkowitz Gallery, Marwen, Chicago, IL

              VIP: Very Important Performances, EXPO Chicago

2015      To Know Your Onions (Taking Another Chance), The Franklin, Chicago, IL

              Per_Form, Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL

              Front & Center, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

              Sampaguita Struggle, Chicago Home Theater Festival, Chicago, IL

              Mad Theory 2: A Performance Philosophy Symposium, Video Screening, Madison, WI

              Work Werq, FLATSstudios, Chicago, IL

              Holding, ACRE Projects, Chicago, IL

2014      Out of Site Chicago Performance Festival, Chicago, IL

2013      What Were Our Neighbors Thinking?, Joan Flasch Artists’ Books Collection, Chicago, IL

2012      Such Places, Re-Invent, Lake Forest, IL

              A Garden By Design, Pedestrian Project, Harold Washington College, Chicago, IL

              Forever Young, Good News Only Gallery, Chicago, IL

              Pulled, Pressed, and Printed, Expo 72 Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011      Tagalogue: An Exhibition of Filipino-American Artists, North Branch Projects, Chicago, IL

2010      BamBUDDHAed!, Portage ARTspace, Chicago, IL

              ANTI 10k Run Write Run!, ANTI Contemporary Art Festival, Kuopio, Finland

              Retrospect, Vespine Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009      Puijo Hill 3-Day, ANTI Contemporary Art Festival, Kuopio, Finland

              The Book As Its Own Addendum, Marwen Alumni Gallery, Chicago, IL

              N4TUR3, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA

2008      Regin Igloria and Ernest Jolicoeur, Pratt MWP School of Art Gallery, Utica, NY

              Lost and Found, Janette Kennedy Gallery, Dallas, TX

              Group Think, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL

2007      Sisyphus' Journal: Art as Everyday Record, Gallery Korea, New York, NY

              J-Walking, The Polish Museum of Art, Chicago, IL

              Zg Summer Group Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006      Bridge Art Fair, Miami, FL

              'Racing Pages, LGBT Community Center, New York, NY

              Art Chicago at the Mart, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL

2005      Those Who Do, Teach, Susan & Steven Berkowitz Gallery, Chicago, IL

2004      Fresh II, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI

              Graduate Exhibition, RISD Museum, Providence, RI

              Architecture & Morality, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI

2003      Unnatural Materials, Review (publication), Kansas City, MO

              Washi in American Artist’s Books, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

2002      Inaugural Exhibition, Catalyst Arts, Pawtucket, RI

              Dreams and Nightmares, New York Public Library, New York, NY

              Twisted Lemons, Aspen Chapel Gallery, Aspen, CO

2001      Roaring Fork Open, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

              Intergenerational Arts Project, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL



Lectures, Panels, and Curatorial Projects

2014-18 Ragdale Foundation Curatorial Board (current)

2017      Visiting Artist, Teacher Institute, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

              Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN, Visiting Artist and lecturer

              Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, Visiting Artist and lecturer

              ACRE Residency Program, Admissions panelist

              Community Forum-Albany Park Branch Library Public Video Work, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events,                              Chicago Cultural Center, Selection panelist

2016      Emerging Program Institute, Alliance of Artists Communities, Conference presenter and panelist

2015      University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL, Visiting Artist and lecturer

              Self-Organizing as Continuing Education, Chicago Artists Coalition, panelist

              Propeller Application Workshop, Propeller Fund, Former grantee panelist

2014      Ball State University, Muncie, IN, Visiting Artist and lecturer

              Rasmuson Foundation, Anchorage, AK, Artist Award panelist

2013      Alliance of Artists Communities Annual Conference, Panelist

              Inland Visual Studies Symposium: Printmaking and Book Arts In Situ, Bradley University, Panelist and juror

2012      Grantmakers in the Arts, Support for Individual Artists Pre-Conference, Miami, FL, Panelist

              Peace Conference: Disruptive Thinking, Chicago, IL, Art and Social Justice, Panelist

              Marwen 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Exhibition Curator

              Such Places, Re-Invent Gallery, Lake Forest, Exhibition Curator

              The Wormfarm Institute, Member, Board of Directors

              Power Lines: featuring Angela Davis and Alexandra Lee, Chicago Artists Coalition Hatch Project,

   Exhibition curator

2011      Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Visiting Artist and lecturer

              Chicago Arts Partnerships In Education, Chicago, IL, Portfolio Design Project professional development presenter

2010      Artist Communities, National Endowment for the Arts, panelist

2008      Pratt MWP School of Art, Utica, NY, Visiting Artist and lecturer



Select Bibliography and Publications

2018      Langholz, Janna, Filipino American Artist Directory

2016      Fogt, Brent, Bad at Sports, June 21, 2016


2015      McCoy, Meghan, Smile Politely, September 17, 2015


              McCoy, Meghan, Smile Politely, October 15, 2015


              Montello Foundation Report


2012      Mercurio, Franck, Time Out Chicago, Issue No. 396, September 27-October 3, 2012

              Chicago Artists Month, Featured Artist

              Composite Arts Magazine, online journal:


              Table Top Magazine, Issue 002, April 2012, online journal:                  

2011      Hernandez, Julie, Asian American Oral History Project, DePaul University:


2009      Steinhauer, Jillian, Artinfo, January 1, 2009

2008      Artner, Alan, Chicago Tribune, Friday, October 24, 2008, sec. 4, pg. 20

              Lund, Karsten, Flavorpill, October 28, 2008

              Kramer, Michael J., Culture Rover #252, November 28, 2008

2007      New American Paintings, Midwest Edition No.71

2006      Artner, Alan, Chicago Tribune, June 30, 2006, sec.7, C pg. 23  

              New City, June 15, 2006, pgs. 20 -21

              UR Magazine May 11 - June7, 2006

              Project 4.33 — Atopia Journal: urg/üleistu  

2000      Art Scene Chicago, 2000, Crow Woods Publishing

1997      Camper, Fred, Chicago Reader, 1997  


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