Projects

Publications


Centennial: A History of the Renaissance Society 1915–2015
  • The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago
November 2015

Publications


Painting the Gospel: Black Public Art and Religion in Chicago
  • University of Illinois Press
March 2016

Publications


The Arts Club of Chicago at 100: 1916–2016
  • The Arts Club of Chicago
  • The University of Chicago Press
November 2016

Public Programs


Statue Stories Chicago
  • The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
Ongoing through December 2020

Academic Programs


Chicago: City of Design and Commerce, 1890–1990
  • Newberry Library
September 2017–October 2018

Academic Programs


American Art and Visual Culture Seminar
  • Newberry Library
fall 2017–spring 2019

Academic Programs


Public Art Symposium
  • Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events
October 26–27, 2017

Academic Programs


Midwest Women Artists Symposium 2017
  • Bradley University Art Department
November 2–3, 2017

Exhibitions


Bill Walker: Urban Griot
  • Hyde Park Art Center
November 5, 2017–April 8, 2018

Academic Programs


The Black Metropolis, Between Past and Future: Race, Urban Planning, and Afro-American Culture in Chicago
  • University of Chicago
November 15–18, 2017 at the University of Chicago Center in Paris

Public Programs


Art Design Chicago + Make New History
  • Chicago Architecture Biennial
December 19, 2017 and January 6, 2018

Publications


The Wall of Respect: Public Art and Black Liberation in 1960s Chicago
  • Northwestern University Press
September 2017


Art Design Chicago Field Trip Program
  • Center for Urban Education at DePaul University
Ongoing in 2018

Public Programs


Art Speaks
  • The University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies
March–November 2018

Exhibitions


Jose Guerrero, Presente: A Memorial Print Portfolio
  • DePaul Art Museum
January 11–March 25, 2018

Exhibitions


Barbara Jones-Hogu: Resist, Relate, Unite 1968–1975
  • DePaul Art Museum
January 11–March 25, 2018

Public Programs


Art Design Chicago Storytelling Series
  • Chicago Athletic Association
Throughout 2018

Publications


Edgar Miller, Renaissance Man
  • Edgar Miller Legacy
Ongoing

Publications


Barbara Jones-Hogu: Resist, Relate, Unite
  • DePaul Art Museum
March 2018

Publications


Bill Walker: Urban Griot
  • Hyde Park Art Center
March 2018

Exhibitions


Into the City: Art in Chicago
  • Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago
April 3 —July 22, 2018

Exhibitions


Great Ideas of Humanity: Out of the Container
  • Chicago Design Museum
April 21–August 18, 2018

Exhibitions


Picture Fiction: Kenneth Josephson and Contemporary Photography
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
April 28–December 30, 2018

Exhibitions


Flesh: Ivan Albright at the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Art Institute of Chicago
May 4–August 5, 2018

Exhibitions


Never a Lovely So Real: Photography and Film in Chicago, 1950–1980
  • Art Institute of Chicago
May 12–October 28, 2018

Public Programs


Revolutionary Imagination: Chicago Surrealism from Object to Activism
  • The Arts Club of Chicago
  • University of Chicago
June 7–8, 2018

Exhibitions


A Home for Surrealism: Fantastic Painting in Midcentury Chicago
  • The Arts Club of Chicago
June 7–August 17, 2018

Exhibitions


Charles White: A Retrospective
  • Art Institute of Chicago
June 8–September 3, 2018

Academic Programs


Art & Public Culture in Chicago
  • Newberry Library
June 11–29, 2018

Public Programs


The Art of Flocking: Cultural Stewardship in the Parks
  • Chicago Park District
June 25–August 11, 2018

Exhibitions


Chicago Calling: Art Against the Flow
  • Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
June 29, 2018–January 6, 2019

Public Programs


Dialogo: Virginio Ferrari and Chicago
  • University of Chicago
July–December 2018

Public Programs


Art Moves: Chicago's Innovative Structures of Address
  • Museum of Vernacular Arts and Knowledge
July–October, 2018

Exhibitions


Sculpting a Chicago Artist Richard Hunt and his Teachers: Nelli Bar and Egon Weiner
  • Koehnline Museum of Art, Oakton Community College
July 12–September 14, 2018

Public Programs


Chicago Archives + Artists Festival: Art Design Chicago Edition
  • Sixty Inches From Center
July 13–14, 2018

Public Programs


Art Institute of Chicago Block Party
  • Art Institute of Chicago
July 21, 2018

Exhibitions


Art of Illinois
  • Illinois Executive Mansion Association
July 14–December 31, 2018

Public Programs


Everyone's a Designer/Everyone's Design
  • Illinois Humanities
August, 2018–February, 2019

Exhibitions


LIONS: Founding Years of UIMA in Chicago
  • Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art
August 3–September 30, 2018

Public Programs


Cultural Transit Assembly
  • Floating Museum
August–September 2018

Exhibitions


New to Mia: Art from Chicago
  • Minneapolis Institute of Art
August 16, 2018–January 6, 2019

Public Programs


Chicago’s Black Arts Movement in Film
  • South Side Projections
September–November 2018

Public Programs


Teen Printmaking Program at YOUmedia
  • Chicago Public Library
  • Chicago Public Library Foundation
September–November 2018

Public Programs


Show the World: 150 Years of Chicago Art and Design
  • WTTW
Forthcoming 2018

Public Programs


Designed to be Seen: Art and Function in Chicago Mid-Century Film
  • Chicago Film Archives
September–December 2018

Exhibitions


Living Architecture
  • 6018North
September 3–December 23, 2018

Exhibitions


Yasuhiro Ishimoto: Someday, Chicago
  • DePaul Art Museum
September 6–December 16, 2018

Exhibitions


Participatory Arts: Crafting Social Change
  • Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
September 6, 2018–May 3, 2019

Exhibitions


Todros Geller: Strange Worlds
  • Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership
September 6, 2018–February 17, 2019

Exhibitions


3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964–1980
  • Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College
September 8, 2018–January 6, 2019

Exhibitions


The Figure and the Chicago Imagists: Selections from the Elmhurst College Art Collection
  • Elmhurst Art Museum
September 8, 2018–January 13, 2019

Exhibitions


South Side Stories—The Art and Influence of Dr. Margaret T. Burroughs
  • DuSable Museum of African American History
September 13, 2018–March 4, 2019

Exhibitions


South Side Stories—The Time is Now! Art Worlds of Chicago’s South Side, 1960–1980
  • Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago
September 13–December 30, 2018

Exhibitions


Break A Rule: Ed Paschke’s Art and Teaching
  • Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University
September 18–December 9, 2018

Exhibitions


Up is Down: Mid-century Experiments in Advertising and Film at the Goldsholl Studio
  • Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University
September 18—December 9, 2018

Exhibitions


Pictures from an Exposition: Visualizing the 1893 World's Fair
  • Newberry Library
September 28–December 31, 2018

Exhibitions


Hairy Who? 1966—1969
  • Art Institute of Chicago
September 27, 2018–January 6, 2019

Public Programs


Creative Chicago: An Interview Marathon
  • Chicago Humanities Festival
  • Navy Pier
  • EXPO CHICAGO
September 29, 2018

Publications


Virtual Asian American Art Museum: Chicago-Midwest Module on Yoshida, Itatani, Numata, and Ishimoto
  • Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University
Forthcoming fall 2018

Exhibitions


A Johnson Publishing Story
  • Rebuild Foundation
June 28–September 30, 2018

Public Programs


Art + Design Program Series
  • Newberry Library
September—December 2018

Public Programs


Neighborhood Design at an Intersection: Bronzeville, Chinatown, & Humboldt Park
  • Chicago Cultural Alliance
June–October 2018

Exhibitions


Homecoming: Public Art for a Public Museum
  • National Public Housing Museum
October 2018-Ongoing

Public Programs


Participatory Arts: The Legacy of Chicago's Hull-House Artists
  • Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
October–November 2018

Public Programs


A Lost Chapter Read Anew: The Visionary Art & Design of Edgar Miller
  • Edgar Miller Legacy
October 4, October 25, and November 29, 2018

Exhibitions


The Many Hats of Ralph Arnold: Art, Identity and Politics
  • Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago
October 11–December 21, 2018

Academic Programs


"Say It with Pictures" Then and Now: Chicago's African American Photographers 1890-1930
  • Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago
October 2018

Exhibitions


Keep Moving: Designing Chicago’s Bicycle Culture
  • Chicago Design Museum
October 19, 2018–February 15, 2019

Exhibitions


Modern by Design: Chicago Streamlines America
  • Chicago History Museum
October 27, 2018–December 2, 2019

Exhibitions


African American Designers in Chicago: Art, Commerce, and the Politics of Race
  • Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events
October 27, 2018–March 3, 2019

Public Programs


Fallfest 2018
  • Chicago Humanities Festival
October 27–November 11, 2018

Exhibitions


Chicago New Media 1973–1992
  • Video Game Art Gallery
  • Gallery 400
November 1–December 15, 2018

Public Programs


Art Against the Flow Summit
  • Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
November 1–3, 2018

Exhibitions


Where the Future Came From
  • Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College Chicago
November 1, 2018–February 15, 2019

Exhibitions


Change the Canvas, Change the World: A Landscape of Cultural Discovery
  • South Side Community Art Center
November 3, 2018–March 2, 2019

Academic Programs


Chicago Design: Histories and Narratives
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
November 8–10, 2018

Public Programs


The Figure, Humor and the Chicago Imagists
  • Elmhurst College
December 16, 2018

Academic Programs


Chicago Archival Resources Survey and Web Portal
  • Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Available, Ongoing

Public Programs


Art in the Park Tour Series
  • Chicago Parks Foundation
May–October 2018

Publications


Art Deco Chicago: Designing Modern America
  • Chicago Art Deco Society
Forthcoming fall 2018

Publications


Art in Chicago: A History from the Fire to Now
  • The University of Chicago Press
Forthcoming fall 2018

Publications


Chicago 101: 101 Books That Have Shaped Chicago and Its Image
  • The Caxton Club of Chicago
Forthcoming fall 2018

Academic Programs


Chicago Art and Artists: Oral History Project
  • Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Available, Ongoing