Sep 23rd 2016

Harold Mendez: At night we walk in circles


673 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642

Opening Friday, September 23rd, from 6PM - 9PM

On view through Saturday, October 29th

PATRON is proud to present our first solo exhibition by Houston based artist Harold Mendez, titled “At night we walk in circles.” The exhibition will be on view from September 16 through October 26th with an opening reception on Friday September 23rd, from 6 – 9PM.

Exhibition essay by Yesomi Umolu, Exhibitions Curator, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago.

HAROLD MENDEZ (b. 1977 Chicago, IL.) lives and works in Houston, TX. Mendez received an MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2007, BA from Columbia College Chicago in 2000, and attended the University of Science and Technology, School of Art and Design in Ghana, West Africa in 1999. Select solo and group exhibitions include an upcoming solo exhibition at Project Row Houses, Houston TX; Black, Color, Material, Concept, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY; Present Standard, Curated by Edra Soto and Josue Pellot; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago IL; but I sound better since you cut my throat, Threewalls, Chicago IL; Open Session 6, The Drawing Center, New York, NY; Name It by Trying to Name It, Curated by Lisa Sigal and Nova Benway, The Drawing Center, New York, NY; Several Silences, Renaissance Society, Curated by Hamza Walker, Chicago, IL; September 11, Museum of Modern Art / PS1, Curated by Peter Eleey, New York, NY; UBS 12 x 12: New Artists / New Work, MCA, Chicago, IL; Traces in the Dark, Curated by Liz Park, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia PA; Líneas de la Mano, Sicardi Gallery, Houston TX and Phantoms in the Dirt, Curated by Karsten Lund, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL. Awards grants and residencies include the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation’s Rauschenberg Residency – 3Arts Residency Fellowship, Captiva, FL; Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, New York, NY; Illinois Arts Council Artist Fellowship; Headlands Center for the Arts, Alumni New Works / Artist-in-Residence, San Francisco, CA; Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and the CORE Program, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX. Harold’s work can be found in the permanent public collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, NY and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and The Chicago Transit Authority.

Official Website

More events on this date

Tags: , , , , ,