The School of Design is hosting Jessica Campbell as the 2019 Stuart Artist-in-Residence in Grove Hall's Ritz Gallery through Oct. 4. The public is invited to attend an open studio event celebrating the conclusion of the residency Oct. 3 from 4-6 p.m. at the Ritz Gallery.
Jessica Campbell is a Canadian visual artist and cartoonist currently based in the Midwest, working in comics, fibres, painting and drawing. She has an upcoming solo exhibition at Field Projects (New York) and has had previous solo exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago); Western Exhibitions (Chicago); Laroche/Joncas (Montreal), in addition to other institutions. She has been included in group exhibitions at the Hamilton Art Gallery (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada); ICA Baltimore (Baltimore); moniquemeloche (Chicago); Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University (Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada) and others. She is the author of the graphic novels "Hot or Not: 20th Century Male Artists" (2016) and "XTC69" (2018), both published by Koyama Press. She has a BFA from Concordia University (Montreal) and an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
This event is free and open to the public.