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EDUCATION

2014
M.F.A. Painting, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois

2009
B.F.A. Painting, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 

EXHIBITIONS

2019  
(ELIZABETH/SIDEBOTHAM) TBD (Prey for Reign), Arts Place, Portland, IN (forthcoming)             
(ELIZABETH/SIDEBOTHAM) Love is the Warmest Color, North Charleston City Gallery, Charleston, SC (forthcoming)

2018
(ELIZABETH/SIDEBOTHAM) Love Is Not Enough, Happy Gallery, Chicago, IL
(ELIZABETH/SIDEBOTHAM) Time Stretch, UCF Art Gallery, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
(ELIZABETH/SIDEBOTHAM) Worthwhile Experience, Robert F. DeCaprio Art Gallery, Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL
ONE, Cleve Carney Art Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
Chicago, Visual Sensum, Chicago, IL

2017
(Solo) Run From the Sound of the Light, NYCH Gallery, Chicago, IL
(Solo) The Second Time I Saw Jupiter, LaGrange Library, LaGrange, IL
Business Casual, 65GRAND, Chicago, IL

2016
(Two-Person) Cautious Exuberance, Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL
(Solo) Fathers, Serendipity Labs, Chicago, IL
NYCH Gallery Curatorial Project, Serendipity Labs, Chicago, IL

2015
(Solo) Paraxial Imaging Properties as Extra Dimensional Viewing, Wings Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
Luminarts Visual Arts Exhibition, Union League Club, Chicago, IL
Culture Bridge, DANK Haus Scharpenberg Gallery, Chicago, IL

2014
(Solo) Recent Futures, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN
(Solo) All Systems Go, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Regional Finals, Gallery Guichard, Chicago, IL
2014 Student Annual, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Juror: Jim Lutes
Art From the Heartland, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN Juror: Sarah Green
National Wet Paint MFA Biennial, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL, 
Juror: Sergio Gomez

2013
(Two-Person) Art Works, Grey Dove Gallery, Bloomington, IL
My Paint is Much Wetter Than Yours, Student Galleries, University of Illinois, Springfield, IL
MFA National Competition, First Street Gallery, New York, NY, Juror: Phong Bui 
Ebersmoore and Illinois State University Present: M.F.A. Painters, Ebersmoore, Chicago, IL
Emerging Illinois Artists, McLean County Arts Center, Normal, IL, Juror: Bill Gross 
2013 Student Annual, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 
Juror: Tony Tasset
M.F.A. Biennial, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2012
(Two-Person) Systems, The Chess Club, Bloomington, IL
2012 Student Annual, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, Juror: Buzz Spector
Wings, Grey Dove Gallery, Normal, IL
MFA Painters, Transpace Gallery, Bloomington, IL

2010                 
Chicago Style Abstraction, Playful Zen Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009    
B.F.A. Exhibition, Sullivan Gallery, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Safety Meeting, Red June, Chicago, IL

AWARDS AND BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018
KT Hawbaker, "A Bittersweet Balance for Parent Artists", Chicago Tribune, March 8

2015                   
Luminarts Visual Arts Fellowship Finalist 

2014
Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Regional Winner
Director’s Choice, Art From the Heartland, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN 
Juror’s Choice, 2014 Student Annual, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, Juror: Jim Lutes

2013                 
Illinois State University Friends of the Arts Grant

2011-14          
Illinois State University Tuition Waiver and Graduate Assistantship

2006-09
Merit Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2006-09
Junior College Achievement Grant, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago