Opening Wednesday, February 20th, from 7PM - 8PM
The Lillstreet Art Center is proud to bring the forefront of Chicago’s contemporary art scene to you each month through the new Lillstreet Emerging Artists Lecture Series. A sampling of local filmmakers, sculptors, painters, and photographers will present and discuss their work in the new Lillstreet Loft space.
Daniel Shea is currently working with the historical and mythological materiality of post-industrial detritus and existing pre-ruins.
Daniel Shea is an artist based in Chicago currently working with the historical and mythological materiality of post-industrial detritus and existing pre-ruins. He recently published his first monograph, Blisner, Ill. in conjunction with a long-term residency at Columbia College Chicago and a book release at the Museum of Contemporary Photography. He is scheduled to show photographs and sculptures at The DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, The Museo de Arte Acarigua-Araure, Venezuela, The RISD Museum of Art, Providence, and The Yixian International Photo Festival in China. His previous work has been exhibited at the MDW Art Fair, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Asia Society in Beijing, LVL3 Gallery, Newspace Center for Photography, and Acre Projects, among others. In the summer of 2013 he will be moving to New York City and working as an adjunct professor of photography at The Maryland Institute College of Art.
This series is free and open to the public.