8th International Open
Juror: Lynne Warren
Ms. Warren currently is Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. She has been with the MCA over 20 years in a variety of education and curatorial capacities. Warren has organized major one-person exhibitions of over 25 artists, including exhibitions that have traveled to major museums all over the United States, such as the acclaimed 1999 exhibition Robert Heinecken. She served as the project director for the massive Art in Chicago, 1945-1995 exhibition of 1996, which produced the first comprehensive book of Chicago’s unique art history. She served as the Project Director of the H.C. Westermann exhibition and catalogue raisonne projects, and was co-curator of the acclaimed H C. Westermann exhibition that recently completed a tour of major museums in the United States. Her exhibition Dan Peterman: Plastic Economies is currently on view at MCA through September 12, 2004, as well as an exhibition of Chicago-based artists from the museum’s collection, The Center Is Anywhere..
Warren has taught courses at the University of Chicago, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University, and The University of Illinois at Chicago, and has lectured throughout the United States. In addition to numerous exhibition catalogues published by the MCA and distributed by such publishers as Harry N. Abrams and Thames and Hudson, she has contributed to Masterpieces of 20th Century Art published by The Art Institute of Chicago; the upcoming Encyclopedia of Chicago History published by the Newberry Library, Chicago; the Groves Dictionaries Dictionary of Art, and is the editor for the upcoming Encyclopedia of 20th Century Photography to be published by Routledge, London and New York.
(Banner image: artwork by Kathleen Waterloo)