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Gallery Talk: Julia Fish and Dan Wheeler

Sat, Sep 14, 2013, 3–4 pm

Join artist Julia Fish as she discusses her work in the exhibition Homebodies, as well as the domestic site as both subject and context for art-making, with architect Dan Wheeler.

Julia Fish has lived and worked in Chicago since 1985 and is Professor of Studio Arts, School of Art and Art History, University of Illinois at Chicago. Her work has been presented in 23 solo exhibitions since 1980, and was the subject of a 10-year survey exhibition at The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago in 1996. Paintings and drawings have been included in curated exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; MAK Center for Art and Architecture / Schindler House, Los Angeles; and Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin, among many others. Recent paintings were included in 2010, the Whitney Biennial.

Dan Wheeler, FAIA is a principal of Wheeler Kearns Architects, and is a Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Among other activities he has been called to serve as Interim Director of the UIC School of Architecture, the Graham Foundation for the Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, and has been a consulting educator to the Rural Studio since 2002. Dan is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design.