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ericstefanski@gmail.com

b. 1987 Chicago IL.

Lives and works in Chicago IL.

 

EDUCATION

2015 School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Boston MA. MFA

2010 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago IL. 

2009 DePaul University. Chicago, IL. BA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Trophies. Baby Blue Gallery. Chicago IL. 

2017 AHH!!!. Baby Blue Gallery. Chicago. Chicago IL.

2017 Try Harder. Robert Morris College. Chicago IL. 

2014 Bye-Bye Paradise. Khaki Gallery. Boston MA.

2014 Metamorphosis. USS Gallery. Chicago IL.

2013 Vacancies. USS Gallery. Chicago IL.

2012 UnderDogs. Black Cloud Gallery. Chicago IL.

2011 Nature Paintings. Chicago Arts District. ShowPods. Chicago IL.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 Broken Dreams. Co-Propriety Sphere. Chicago IL

2017 Hide and Chic. Rover Gallery. Chicago IL.

2017 Language the Body. VSOP Projects. Long Island NY.

2016 Truth to Power. Pop-Up Space. Philadelphia Penn.

2016 High Low. Fort Point Arts Center. Boston MA. 

2016 Not As It Appears. Lens Gallery. Boston MA. 

2016 Art Cetera Benefit. Boston MA.  

 

2015 Feelers. Mills Gallery. Boston MA. Curated by Susan Metrican

2015 MANIFEST:JUSTICE. Pop-Up Space. Los Angeles CA. Curated by Jacquelyn Mason-Drayton

2015 MFA Thesis Exhibition. Cyclorama. Boston MA

2015 Art Speaks Truth to Power. Cambridge College. Cambridge MA

2015 American Signage. Piano Craft Gallery. Boston MA

 

2014 Medal Award Gala. Museum of Fine Arts. Boston Ma

2014 Violence Transformed. Roxbury Community College. Boston MA

2014 Interface. Tufts University. Pop-Up show. Curated by Elaine Sun. Medford Ma.

2014 Yes Paint. School of the Museum of Fine Arts . Boston MA

2014 Proof of Purchase. Sampson Projects. Boston MA

2014 Violence Transformed. Cambridge College. Cambridge MA

2014 Convergence. Khaki Gallery. Boston MA

 

2013 Empatheic Disgust. Mission Hill Gallery. Boston MA.

2013 Appetite into Destruction. Mission Hill Gallery. Boston MA.

2013 ArtWorks. River East Art CenterAuction benefiting the Anti-Defamation League.

2013 Words and Gestures. Bridgeport Arts Center. Chicago IL.

2013 Performance. Rooms Gallery. Chicago IL.

 

2012 Dissidence. WORK*DETROIT. University of Michigan. Detroit MI.

2012 2nd Birthday Gala. Black Cloud Gallery. Chicago IL.

2012 Dreaming Child. Gallery 27. Chicago IL.

2012 Chicago, I Love You! Lillys. Chicago IL.

2012 Winter Bike Show. Gala Gallery. Chicago IL.

2012 Holiday Hangover. Black Cloud Gallery. Chicago IL.

2012 Pointe of Departure. Venue six10. Auction benefiting The Joffery Ballet. Chicago IL.

 

2011 Please Touch the Art Work. Pop-up Space. Curated by Emma Stein. Chicago IL.

2011 River North Silent Charity Auction. Homey Gallery. Chicago IL.

2011 Art Bazar. Black Cloud Gallery. Chicago IL.

2011 Art and Artifacts. Chicago Loop Alliance. Chicago IL.

2011 JOYRIDE. Studio 654. Whiting IN.

2011 Winter Bike Show. Chicago Urban Arts Society. Chicago IL.

2011 White Cubicle. Abryant Gallery. Evanston IL.

2011 Moonlight. Creative CoWorking. Evanston IL.

 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

2014 School of the Museum of Fine Arts Teaching Assistantship Award

2013 School of the Museum of Fine Arts Recognition Scholarship

2013 School of the Museum of Fine Arts Incentive Scholarship

2010 Walter Smith Painting Recognition Award, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2010 Grace Award, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Gallery Supervisor. BSA SPACE for Architecture and Design. Boston MA

2013-2016

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Adjunct Professor

Morton College. Cicero IL. 

2016-Present

Visiting Professor

Senior Thesis Program. School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Boston MA.

2014-2016

 

Teaching Assistant

T.A. Four-Painters Visiting Artist Seminar with Joseph R. Wolin. School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Boston MA.

2013-2014

 

CURATORIAL

2016 Interiors. Dorchester Arts Project. Boston MA. 

2016 High Low. Fort Point Arts Center. Boston MA. 

 

SELECTED REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS

Voyage Chicago

http://voyagechicago.com/interview/meet-eric-stefanski-www-ericstefanski-com-bridgeport/

 

ArtLtd

http://artltdmag.com/2017/02/five-shows-to-see-chicago/

Boston Globe

https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/theater-art/2016/05/09/pious-conversions-dazzling-domesticity-and-ghosts-made-tangible/DXLH5mDuRC3eomlBPZ3y6H/story.html

 

Boston Globe 

https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/2015/11/24/two-local-biennials-demonstrate-value-curator-eye/aOOurD4TaukpSWJcaWfUKK/story.html

 

Artscope "Putting out Feelers"

Nov/Dec 2015 Issue

 

Boston Globe 

https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/2014/10/21/mitchell-larson-correspond-playfully-laconia/gBBZxU8mchnuitY6ozC7zN/story.html

 

365Artists365Days

http://365artists365days.com/2015/10/16/eric-stefanski/

 

@Studio Blog

http://www.at-studioblog.com/kjhkj/

 

The Visualist

http://www.thevisualist.org/2013/02/eric-stefanski-vacancies-monuments-of-social-despair/

 

DNAinfo Interview

http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20130208/pilsen/pilsen-rehabber-turns-vacant-homes-into-art