SUSAN GILES
Chicago, IL

Education
2001 Master of Fine Arts, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
1997 Master of Arts in Art Education, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1992 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017 Interiors, Burren College of Art, Co. Clare, Ireland
Higher Than Wide, PataPDX, Portland, OR, curated by Avantika Bawa
2015 Architecture as Interface, Zhulong Gallery, Dallas, TX
Scenic Overlook, Hyde Park Art Center,Chicago, IL
Points in Space, THE MISSION, Chicago, IL
2013 Horizontal CN Tower, Solo Project at Texas Contemporary, Houston, TX
2011 Pulling Out the Words, Video Room, Galería Valle Ortí, Valencia, Spain
2010, Buildings and Gestures, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL
2008 Splice, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL
Stoerung, Eihaken, und Schluckauf 2, Kavi Gupta Gallery Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
2007 Site/Broadcast, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL
Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
2006 zoominzoomout, Art Rock, New York, NY
2005 Panzoomtilt, 12x12: New Artists/New Work, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Pilier Sud, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL
2003 Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, NY
Lisa, Lisa, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN
2002 Vedanta Gallery, Chicago, IL
(space) wave, with Jeff Carter at Gallery 210, University of Missouri, St. Louis
2001 Project Space, Art2001Chicago, Chicago, IL
Deluxe Projects, Chicago, IL
Mother and Daughter, Vedanta Gallery, Chicago, IL

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 Swipe, Sweep, Flick, Fold, a two-person exhibitionswith Jeroen Nelemans, THE MISSION, Chicago, IL
2016 Not Just Another Pretty Face, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Les Gestes Parlants, in conjunction with the 7th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies, Centre Censier, University of Paris Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France (travels to University of Toulouse in 2017)
2015 Terrain Biennial, curated by Julie Rodrigues Widholm, Oak Park, IL
Outliers, THE MISSION, Chicago, IL
2014 Speculationscapes, Jekyll & Hyde, Chicago, IL curated by Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford
Miami Project, THE MISSION, Miami, FL
EXPO CHGO, THE MISSION, Chicago, IL
Satellite, Zhulong Gallery, Dallas, TX
Not For Sale, O’Connor Art Gallery, Dominican University, River Forest, Il
2013 Texas Contemporary Art Fair, Houston, Texas
Inaugural Group Show, THE MISSION, Houston, TX
Composite Structures, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO
2012 THIS END UP, A West Collection Project at Pulse, Miami, FL
Fake Empire, Mixed Greens, New York, NY curated by Lee Stoetzel
SUPERSTRUCTURES, The Mission Projects, Chicago, IL
IN/SITU, EXPO Chicago, and Chicago Loop Alliance, Chicago, IL
The Place of Memory: Chicago And Video Art, DePaul Art Museum, DePaul University
curated by Chi-Jang Yin (video screening)
2011 IN-FOCUS, Sullivan Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Color: Fully Engaged, A & D Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Pushing Paper, O’Connor Art Gallery, Dominican University, River Forest, IL
2010Quarterly Site #4: Registers, LVL3 Gallery, organized by Twelve Galleries Project,
Chicago, IL
Two-Minute Film Festival, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA (screening)
One-Minute Film Festival, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (screening)
2009 39 Verbs, Packer Schopf Gallery, curated by Adam Brooks and Mathew Wilson, Chicago,
IL
2008 Site:Unseen, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL (screening)
2007 Citadel 1 Front Room/Killing Room, David Risley Gallery, London, England
2006 Psychoideology: Spirituality, Politics and Identity in Search of a New Paradigm, Roebling Hall, New York, NY
New York Underground Film Festival, New York, NY (screening)
2005 Outer Ear Festival of Sound, Experimental Sound Studio, Gene Siskal Film Center, Chicago, IL (screening)
2004 Mediation: The Body/Politics in Motion, u-theque Gallery, Quanzhou, China
2003 Site Specific, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Jeff Carter, Museum of Conetmporary Art, Chicago, IL
La vie est belle, Galerie de Multiples, Paris, France
Alter Ego, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA (screening)
Standard Projection, Standard Hotel in association with Art Production Fund, New York, curated by Yvonne Force and Loren Mindak, Los Angeles, CA

2002 Video Lounge, Miami Beach Public Library, curated by James Rondeau, Miami, FL
The Cheekwood Museum, curated by Terri Smith, Nashville, TN
nubo wave map (space) bubble, Illinois State University, curated by Barry Blinderman,
Normal, IL
2001 Detourism, The Renaissance Society, curated by Hamza Walker, Chicago, IL
Art in Motion II, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Carry On Drawing at Aqua Space, Savannah, GA, traveled to New Delhi, India; London,
England
2000 Video Ergo Sum, Kunsthalle Goeppingen, Goeppingen, Germany


Honors/Awards
2016 Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2015 Individual Artist Project Grant, DCASE, Chicago, IL
2014 Individual Artist Project Grant, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, IL
Jackman Goldwasser Residency, Hyde Park Aert Center, Chicago, IL (2014-2015)
2009, Fellowship Award for Visual Arts, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, IL
2005 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, New York, NY
Community Arts Assistance Program Grant, Chicago, IL
2004 Community Arts Assistance Program Grant, Chicago, IL
2001 Graduate Research Grant, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
1999 Full Scholarship, Northwestern University, Department of Art Theory and Practice, Evanston, IL
1997 Fulbright Full Grant to Indonesia, sponsored by Museum Nasional in Jakarta and Sekolah Tinggi Seni Indonesia, Denpasar, U.S. Student Program, New York, NY
1994 New Forms: Regional Initiative Program Grant, Helena, MT

Bibliography
2015 Sierzputowski, Kate, Inside/Within, April 2015 (upcoming)
2014 Moxley,Alyssa, Review: Susan Giles and Jeroen Nelemans/Aspect Ratio,New City, July 2, 2014
2012 Maliszewski, Lynn, Review of Fake Empire/Mixed Greens, OnVerge Alternative Art Criticism, June 14, 2012 http://www.on-verge.org/recommendations/psychological-structure/
Ciezadlo, Janina,
Review: Superstructures/The Mission, Newcity, January 17, 2012
http://art.newcity.com/2012/01/17/review-superstructuresthe-mission/
2011 Weinberg, Lauren, OʼConnor Art Gallery Innovates at Dominican University,
TimeOutChicago,
February 9, 2011 http://timeoutchicago.com/arts-culture/art-design/165319/ oʼconnor-art-gallery-innovates-at-dominican-university
2010 “Lund, Karsten, Susan Giles: Buildings and Gestures,” Flavorpill, March 2 – 8, 2010, issue
285
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http://art.newcity.com/2010/02/08/art-break-new-sculpture-in-chicago/
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