2000          Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME 
1998          MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1996          Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD
1995          BA, Connecticut College, New London, CT

Solo Exhibitions


Rare Finds, Korn Gallery, Drew University

False Colour, 4th Ward Projects for Nada Chicago Gallery Open, Chicago, IL

12 x 12, New Artists - New Work, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
The bottom of photos that look up at the sky and other observations, Julius Caesar, Chicago, IL

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
New Work, Illinois State University, Gallery 2, Bloomington, IL
A new drawing for Philip’s Living Room, VONZWECK, Chicago, IL

New Work, Shane Campbell Gallery, Oak Park, IL

Skywatching, Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

Night Painting, Modest Contemporary Art Projects, Chicago, IL

Selected Group Exhibitions + Projects


Realizing a Compassionate Planet, curated by Alex Peyton-Levine and Alex Stark, co-hosted by the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research Education at Stanford and the University of Edinburgh

A Year of Making Meaning: New Additions to the Collection 2020, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
An Infinite and Omnivorous Sky, Illinois State University Galleries, Normal, IL  (catalog)
Paint vs. Colour, curated by Christoph Dahlhausen and Michael Graeve, Five Walls, Melbourne, Australia

With a Capital P, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL
Small Frequencies, Selections from the Booth Art Collection, McGiffert House, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Art and Work, Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY

Articulating Time and Space, curated by Paola Cabal and Kathryn Schaffer, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Everything You’ve Ever Wanted, Agency, Brooklyn, NY

Structural Underpinnings, Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New, NY
Six, Regina Rex, New York, NY
The Split between the Eye and the Gaze, curated by Meta Meta Meta, LLC, Kunstraum Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Cosmosis, curated by Steven L. Bridges, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL (catalog)

Quiet, Please, Rare Gallery, New York, NY
Cosmic Eye, 106 Green, Brooklyn, NY
Inside Space, curated by Anne Harris, Riverside Arts Center, Riverside, IL
Blurring the Line, works from the collection of Lenore Pereira and Rich Niles, Mills College Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
Le fantôme de la nature, curated by Caroline Picard, La Box, Bourges, France
Ghost Nature, curated by Caroline Picard, Gallery 400, UIC, Chicago, IL (catalog)

New Collage, Lula Café, Chicago, IL
a long line, Peregrine Program, Chicago, IL
The Power of Ten, curated by Dan Devening, Three Walls, Chicago, IL 
Art Matter, Design Cloud, Chicago, IL
Shit is Real, Devening Projects and Editions, Chicago, IL

Project 0012, organized by Edra Soto, Journey's End, Cape Elizabeth, ME
Field Static, curated by Devin King, Caroline Picard, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL
Where My Cones At?, curated by Ryan Travis Christian, Double Break, San Diego, CA

Pulp, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
Chain Letter, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
A Project by Philip von Zweck, Invisible Exports, NADA, Hudson, NY
A Project by Philip von Zweck, Chicago Art Review, MDW Fair, Chicago, IL
Smaller Works Show, Manifest Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
Swimsuit Edition: A Visceral Body, curated by Lisa Majer, Swimming Pool Projects, Chicago, IL

Ah, Wilderness!, Ebersmoore, Chicago, IL
Hand’s Tide, Regina Rex, Brooklyn, NY
New Icon, curated by Britton Bertran, Loyola Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
P’s & Q’s, curated by Shannon Stratton and Jeff Ward, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Quarterly Site #2: Over and Again, Twelve Galleries Project, Next Fair, Chicago, IL

Streaking, two-person show with Melissa Oresky, Proof Gallery, Boston, MA
Pop Sizzle Hum, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, IL   
Better to light a candle than curse in the dark, Gallery 400, Next Fair, Chicago, IL
“of or relating to the sky or visible heavens,” Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

VONZWECK at the Barn, Altgeld Street, Chicago, IL
A Series of Flight Postcards, created by Leah Beeferman
Not Titled (exchange/ book) #2, created by Philip von Zweck

Fifths, SWINGR, Vienna, Austria
If that was all I needed, I’d be fine, curated by Danielle Gustafson-Sundell, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL

Figures in the Field, curated by Francesco Bonami and Julie Rodrigues-Widholm, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Eric Bene, Carrie Gundersdorf, Noah Rorem, Shane Campbell Gallery, Oak Park, IL

Richard Aldrich, Olivia Booth, Brian Fahlstrom, Carrie Gundersdorf, Daniel Hesidence, Candace Nycz, Sterling Ruby, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                 
Slow Down, curated by Howard Fonda and Matt Rich, University of Texas, Tyler, TX
Drawn Out, Gallery 400, UIC, Chicago, IL
Sketchbook V, curated by Julie Rodrigues, James Rondeau and  Lorelei Stewart, Chopin Theatre, Chicago, IL
Into the Midst, curated by Scott Wolniak, Mixture Contemporary Art, Houston, TX

8 Artists, Acuna Hanson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
General Store, created by Scott Reeder/ Milhaus, The Stray Show, Chicago, IL
Good & Bad Things Come from Explosions, curated by Heather Hubbs and Lorelei Stewart, Anthenium, Chicago, IL

Catching Up with the Sun, curated by David Coyle and Howard Fonda, Klein Artworks, Chicago, IL

The Make-Out, 12 x 12 project with Danielle Gustafson-Sundell, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Painting, curated by Shane Campbell, Lawton Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI
Artadia Grant Recipients - Chicago, Gallery 312, Chicago, IL 
Paper Products, curated by Dan Devening, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

Look; Paint, SPACES, Cleveland, OH
Carry on Drawing, curated by Avantika Bawa, Aqua Space, Savannah, GA
Serendipity, curated by Leslie Baum and Anna Kunz, Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL

Look; Paint, Beacon Street Gallery, Chicago, IL
Deluxe, Cermac River Building, Chicago, IL
Oil, Standard Gallery, Chicago, IL

New Art '99, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA
Room Service, Inn of Chicago, Chicago, IL

New Talent I, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL
Master of Fine Arts Thesis Show, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Selected Bibliography

2020  December Magazine, volume 31.1, “Collages,” edited by Buzz Spector
2019  Rodrigues-Widholm, Julie, “Bound by Spectrum: Measuring Color, Light, and Time at1614 

          North Hermitage,” Julia Fish: bound by spectrum, Depaul Art Museum

          Sixth Finch online journal,
2018  Wood, Christina, “Ten Chicago Artists to Know Now,”
2015  Bridges, Steven L, "The work of art in the ever-expanding universe." Cosmosis                   

          catalog, CAC/ Hyde Park Art Center
          Picard, Caroline, "We are stardust." Cosmosis catalog, CAC/ Hyde Park Art Center
2014  Picard, Caroline, Ghost Nature catalog essay, Ghost Nature, Green Lantern Press
2012  Biles, Jeremy, "Review: Field Static," New City, June, 

          King, Devin + Picard, Caroline, Field Static catalog, Field Static, Green Lantern Press
2011  "Carrie Gundersdorf: On our Chicago Watchlist," Artslant, December
          Color Plate, On Marvelous Things Heard, by Gretchen E. Henderson, Green Lantern Press
          Velez, Pedro, “Chicago 2010,”, January
2010  Picard, Caroline, "Carrie Gundersdorf's summer 12x12," Bad at Sports, October
          Cahill, Zachary, "Critic’s Pick: Hand's Tide, Regina Rex,", September
          Wenzel, Eric, “A Hardcore Commitment to Abstraction,” Artslant, August
          Viera, Lauren, "Carrie Gundersdorf at Julius Caesar + MCA," Chicago Tribune, August
          Westin, Monica, "Review: 12x12, MCA," Flavorpill, August
          Grabner, Michelle, "Critic’s Pick: New Icon,", July
          Dew, Spencer, "Review: New Icon," New City, June
          Weinberg, Lauren, "Review: New Icon," Time Out Chicago, June
          Fox, Laura, "Review: New Icon," Flavorpill, June
          Bertran, Britton, “Show me your Icon,” New Icon catalog essay
          Gunn, Dan, “Frustrating and Metaphorical Relationships,” Artslant, March
          Nichols, Thea Liberty, “Review: P’s and Q’s, HPAC,” New City, March
          Stratton, Shannon, and Ward, Jeff, “Surprisingly Friendly Formalism” P’s & Q’s
          catalog essay        
2009  Waxman, Lori, "Summer beckons, so do group shows," Chicago Tribune, July
          Weber, Candice, "Review: Pop Sizzle Hum" Time Out Chicago, July
          Lund, Karsten, "Review: Pop Sizzle Hum," Flavorpill, July
2007  Wenzel, Eric, "Review: Any sufficiently advanced technology…" Time Out Chicago, May
          Myers, Terry R., Save the Last Dance for Me – One Work: Mary Heilmann, Afterall Press
2006  Nance, Kevin, “‘Figures’ a welcome glance of MCA Collection,” Chicago Sun-Times,

          Myers, Terry R., Slowness catalog essay
2005  Hixson, Kathryn, "Review: Drawn Out, Gallery 400," Art on Paper, September
          Ferrera, Annette, "Review: Drawn Out, Gallery 400," Time Out Chicago, June
          Myers, Terry R., "Review: Carrie Gundersdorf - New Work," Art Review, April
2004  Hannum, Terence, Critic’s Pick Slide Talk, Art Chicago, May
2003  Hannum, Terence, "Review: Skywatching," Bridge Magazine Online, October
          Campbell, Shane, Skywatching catalog Essay
2002  Artner, Alan, "Paper exhibit breaks out into new dimension," Chicago Tribune, March 
          Devening, Dan, Paper Products catalog Essay
2001  Grabner, Michelle, "Review: Serendipity Group Show," New Art Examiner, November
1998  Grabner, Michelle, "Lake Breeze- Referential Abstraction in Chicago," New Art Examiner

Awards, Residencies

2021  Willapa Bay A.I.R., Oysterville, WA

2014  Rena Hort Mann Prize Nominee, New, NY
2011  Rome Prize Nominee, American Academy of Art
2008  Richard H. Driehaus Award Nominee, Chicago, IL
2006  Richard H. Driehaus Award Nominee, Chicago, IL
2002  Artadia Grant, Chicago, IL
2000  Bingham Fellowship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, New York, NY
2000  CAAPS Grant, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL

Visiting Artist and Speaking Appearances

2022 Drew University, Gallery Talk + Studio Visits

2020  Drawing I, Drew University, Artist Talk

2018  Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI, Artist Talk
2017  Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI, Artist Talk
2016  NY Arts Program, Ohio Wesleyan University, New York, NY, Studio Visit
2015  Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI, Artist Talk
2014  Post-Baccalaureate Program, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD, Artist Talk 

          and Studio Visits

2013  Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI, Artist Talk
          Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL Studio Visit
Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, Moderator, Artist Discussion
2012  McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL, Lecture
          Northern Illinois University, School of Art, Dekalb, IL, Lecture and Studio Visits
2011  Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR, Gallery Talk
          Washington State University, Vancouver, WA, Lecture
          School of the Art Institute,  Chicago, IL, Graduate Seminar Visiting Critic

2010  Columbia College, Chicago, IL, Artist Talk
          Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL, Artist Talk
          Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, 12 x 12 Public Lecture
          Museum of Contemporary Art, Summer Teacher Institute, Chicago, IL, Gallery Talk
2009  University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, Lecture and Studio Visits
          Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL – Guest to Group Discussion
          Three Walls, Chicago, IL, Artist Talk
          Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, Works in Progress
2008  Columbia College, Artist Talk
          Savannah College of Art and Design, Guest to Group Discussion
          Columbia College, Art in Chicago Class, Artist Talk
2007  DePaul University, Gallery Talk
          Illinois State University, Gallery Talk
2005  Painting Roundtable, Gallery 400, UIC, Chicago, IL, Panel Discussion
          Interlink, Graduate Program, SAIC, Chicago, IL, Lecture and Studio Visits
2003  Columbia College, Chicago, IL, Advanced Drawing, Artist Talk
          Illinois State University, Normal, IL, Advanced Painting, Artist Talk
2002  Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL, Panel Discussion
          Marwen Foundation, Chicago, IL, Artist Talk
2001  University of Illinois, Chicago, Chicago, IL,  Advanced Painting - Talk, Studio Visits
2000  St. Francis University, Chicago, IL, Studio Visit
          Illinois Institute of Art, Color and Design, Chicago, IL, Artist Talk