Oct 22nd 2016

THE SUB-MISSION is pleased to host A Conversation with Jessica Campbell and Erin Toale. Campbell and Toale will discuss Campbell’s artistic practice and her current exhibition, Bria, in THE SUB-MISSION. The event will be held in conjunction with the close of the exhibition on Saturday, October 22 at 5:30pm.

JESSICA CAMPBELL was born and raised in Victoria, British Columbia and currently resides in Chicago, IL. She received a BFA in Painting and Drawing from Concordia University (Montreal, QC) and an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Campbell has recently exhibited solo and two-person exhibitions at Roots & Culture (Chicago, IL), Trunk Show (Chicago, IL) and Laroche/Joncas (Montreal, QC). Campbell’s work has also recently been featured in group shows at Sharky’s Place (Chicago, IL), The Honey Hole (Chicago, IL), Onassis Cultural Center (Athens, Greece), University of Chicago, Woman Made Gallery (Chicago, IL), among others. Campbell is a member of the Chicago-based comics collective Trubble Club, has published comics with micro press Oily Comics and contributed to Drawn @ Quarterly: Twenty-Five Years of Contemporary Cartooning, Comics and Graphic Novels. Campbell’s recent book published by Koyama Press, Hot or Not: 20th Century Male Artists, is available for purchase at the gallery. Click here for more information on how to purchase the book online.

ERIN TOALE Erin Toale is a curator, writer and artist. She earned Dual MAs in Modern Art History, Theory, and Criticism and Arts Administration and Policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2013, and a BFA in 2D and 3D Fine Arts from Moore College of Art and Design in 2006. She has worked for a variety of non-profits, galleries and research centers including the Seattle Art Museum, the Rebuild Foundation, the Social Impact of the Arts Project, the Society for Contemporary Art, and the Sullivan Galleries at the Art Institute of Chicago. She recently completed both the HATCH Projects Curatorial Residency at the Chicago Artists Coalition and the Center Program at the Hyde Park Art Center. She makes art about buildings, words, and people, and is a Curatorial Assistant at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.

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