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HATCH Projects 2015-2016

Artist Residents

Angela Davis Fegan
Angela Davis Fegan

Angela Davis Fegan has a committed desire to craft handmade objects, during this time of the supremacy of ephemeral digital experience, that lend themselves to the tactile viewing experience and to distribution through a network beyond that of a single location. They are meant for viewing in public space, such as community health centers, alleys, hair salons and bar bathrooms.

Austen Brown
Austen Brown

Austen Brown is an artist using site-based practice and investigating the relationship between space and its construction, through social and economic structures.

B. Quinn
B. Quinn

Large drawings, violent sculptures, materially driven installations.

Barbara A Diener
Barbara A Diener

Barbara Diener is an artist whose photographs explore her personal interpretations of home, longing, history and memory.

Bobbi Meier
Bobbi Meier

Extracting from personal triumphs and tragedies, Bobbi Meier creates objects that engage sensibilities of seduction, revulsion, and humor. #sculpture #mixed-media #subversion #bobbimeier

Bryan C. McVey
Bryan C. McVey

Bryan is a photographer who captures a multitude of spaces and environments, including travel, human endurance, the body, as well as urban and rural subjects.

Carla Fisher Schwartz
Carla Fisher Schwartz

Based in Chicago, IL, Carla Fisher Schwartz is a visual artist and educator whose practice investigates the relationship between the mapped image and contemporary notions of exploration, virtuality, and the simulated environment.

Erika Råberg
Erika Råberg

Erika Råberg is dedicated to an image-making practice that embodies a way of being in the world, one of careful observation, presence, and openness to change.

Hillary Wiedemann
Hillary Wiedemann

Hillary Wiedemann is fascinated with light and space, both natural and artificially produced.

Jeremiah Jones
Jeremiah Jones

Jeremiah Jones is a video artist whose work explores the complex histories, landscapes and relationships that form our world through seductive and beautiful formal experimentation utilizing projected light and sound.

Jessica Harvey
Jessica Harvey

Jessica Harvey is a Chicago-based visual artist who uses photography, installation, and archival materials to explore the myths we create for ourselves and nature while trying to preserve a more desired history.

John Steck Jr.
John Steck Jr.

I draw attention to the materiality of photography and the memories it captures by allowing my images to slowly disappear.

Jon Chambers
Jon Chambers

Jon Chambers’ work focuses on experiences of saturation, obsessions, and contradictions that emerge from relationships with technology.

Sohelia Azadi
Soheila Azadi

Azadi is dedicated to transnational feminism with a passionate devotion to the ways in which race, religion, gender, sexuality, culture, and ethnicity intersect.

Woomin Kim
Woomin Kim

Woomin Kim touches, rubs, sands, and covers things around her to break her habitual perception and reveal the gap between what things are and her subjective understandings of them.

Yaloo
Yaloo

Yaloo is an active culture maker, a poetic gleaner, and a perpetual fresh-off-the-boat.

Curatorial Residents

Brett Swinney, HATCH Projects Curatorial Resident, 2015-16
Brett Swinney

Brett Swinney develops cultural projects through the collaborative and artist network Anysquared Projects, having produced such programs as "Cinema Minima Film Residency" and "Post Post Post Modernism."

George Price
George William Price

George William Price is an arts administrator and curator invested in artistic and political expressions that engender alternative, avuncular, and non-hierarchical histories.

Sharmyn Cruz Rivera, HATCH Projects Curatorial Resident 2015-16
Sharmyn Cruz Rivera

Sharmyn Cruz Rivera is a Puerto Rican curator based in Chicago. Her curatorial endeavors and research revolve around sound art, video, contemporary dance, performance art, and human geography.

Mentor Curators

Lorelei Stewart
Lorelei Stewart

Lorelei Stewart is Director of Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Robyn Farrell
Robyn Farrell

Robyn Farrell is Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago.