The following comics interview with long time collaborators Stan Shellabarger and Dutes Miller first appeared in the Chicago Reader in May 2022.
“Does the digital envy the analog, the haptic sense of its excesses, the paper trail’s disarray? Is it nostalgic for the language and forms that filled the briefcases of bureaucracy? Does it envy the overflow of books and paper onto desks and floors and burgeoning… +
The following review appeared in Artforum in December, 2015. Jefferson Pinder’s first Chicago exhibition, “Onyx Odyssey,” is ambitious and nuanced, shying away from depicting a singular black experience in favor of a fluctuating and ambiguous study of American society. Above the gallery’s entrance is Gauntlet,… +
The following catalogue essay was originally published for Robert Burnier’s exhibition, Inland Delta, at Andrew Rafacz Gallery in Chicago, in 2014. “Imagine a vast sheet of paper on which straight Lines, Triangles, Squares, Pentagons, Hexagons, and other figures, instead of remaining fixed in their… +
The following interview was originally published in Art21 in January, 2013. I was down at the Hyde Park Art Center this last December. The doors to the main gallery on the first floor were closed when I arrived but I could sense movement behind… +