Jan 8th 2017

Peggy Casey, Peter Shear, Mie Kongo

@ devening projects + editions

3039 West Carroll Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612

Opening Sunday, January 8th, from 4PM - 7PM

On view through Saturday, February 11th

PEGGY CASEY, Gun Shadows
PETER SHEAR, Editions of You
MIE KONGO, Unkown Game Series

January 8 – February 11, 2017
Opening reception: Sunday, January 8, 4 – 7pm

devening projects + editions is looking forward to our first set of exhibitions for the new year. Opening on January 8th are three solo shows featuring Peggy Casey, Peter Shear and Mie Kongo; we hope to see you there. The show will continue until February 11, 2017.

Peggy Casey has been showing her photography since the late eighties. She has had solo exhibitions at devening projects + exhibitions and Artemisia Gallery in Chicago and participated in group exhibitions at the Cultural Center, Hyde Park Art Center and the Evanston Art Center in the Chicago area. She has also participated in many group exhibitions throughout the United States. Casey received a BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 1984.

A self-taught painter and occasional organizer of exhibitions, Peter Shear has exhibited across the United States and Europe, most recently alongside Ellen Siebers in Basic Instinct at FJORD, Philadelphia; Matthew Wong in Good Bad Brush at The Occasional Gallery, Burlington, Washington; and Katelyn Eichwald at Alter Space, San Francisco. Recent group exhibitions include Dek Hed, curated by Ross Simonini at The Thing Quarterly, San Francisco; Bring Something Pink, curated by Yifat Gat at Espace Despalles, Paris; and The Black & White Project at Transmitter, Brooklyn, NY. Other past exhibitions include the solo shows Family Resemblance at ATM, Austin; Dragon Express at Welcome Screen and Peer Review at the Imperial College of London; Drops of Jupiter at Bannerette and The Double Down, curated by Trudy Benson and Jason Stopa at Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn; Reason and Romance curated by Alain Biltereyst at 6b Gallery, Elingen, Belgium; and Transposed Planes at LVL3, Chicago. Peter Shear lives in Bloomington, Indiana.

Mie Kongo grew up in the outskirts of Tokyo, Japan and now lives and works in Evanston, Illinois where she makes multidisciplinary work: ceramic sculptures & installations, 2D work and porcelain designed objects.

Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including the recent exhibitions Beyond Function at Arts at Literature Laboratory, Madison, WI; Reformat: Digital Fabrication in Clay at Lillstreet Art Gallery and Circle in a Square at Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL; and Ceramics symposium – Intonation 2013 in Deidesheim Germany. She has been showing her porcelain products at Paul Kotula Projects, Ferndale MI and Room 406, Chicago IL. Mie has participated several international residencies including the Shigaraki Ceramics Center, Shiga, Japan; the European Ceramic Work Center, ‘sHertogenbosch, Netherlands, and Intonation 2013, Deidesheim, Germany.

Mie received BFA from School of the Art Institute of Chicago and MFA in Ceramics from Cranbrook Academy of Art. She is Adjunct Assistant Professor in Ceramics department at School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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