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MAGGIE PUCKETT
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Born 1981, Long Beach, California, USA
Lives and works in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Through handmade paper, artist’s books, and environmental works my practice navigates our planet from atmosphere to core, examining ecological history and visualizing predictions of future global change. Read More

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Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION | AWARDS | GROUP EXHIBITIONS | RELATED EXPERIENCE | BIBLIOGRAPHY | COLLECTIONS

EDUCATION
2011 MFA Interdisciplinary Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College Chicago
2004 BS Studio Art, New York University, Cum Laude

AWARDS
3Arts Projects Program, 2018. Chicago, IL Match funding for Illuminated Seed Bank Book with Melissa Potter
MAKER Grant, 2016. Chicago Artist’s Coalition and Other People’s Pixels. Chicago, IL Seeds InService with Melissa Potter
Alumni Studio Access Award, Winter/Spring 2012, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts
Scholarship, Intensive Book and Paper Workshop, IDEA Caracas / Columbia College Chicago / El Centro del Libro de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
Albert P. Weisman Award 2011, grant for Anthropocene, Columbia College Chicago
Offset Print Production Fellowship, Fall 2009-Fall 2010, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts
Honors Scholar 2004, New York University
Founders Day Award, New York University
Academic Scholarship 2000-2004, New York University

RESIDENCIES
2020—WSW :: Studio Residency in Malmo, Sweden
2019—Agri/Cultures.Seed-Links. Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway. Funded by the Norwegian Research Council.
2015-Ongoing—Artist in Residence, Corner Farm Chicago, Chicago, IL
2011—Intensive Book and Paper Workshop, IDEA Caracas / Columbia College Chicago / El Centro del Libro de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela

TRAVELING EXHIBITIONS
Pulped Under Pressure. Co-curated by Reni Gower and Melissa Potter
2019
The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, & Art, Scranton, PA
Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA;
Charles W. Lamar Studio Gallery, Pensacola State College, Pensacola, FL
A.D. Gallery, University of North Carolina Pembroke, Pembroke, NC

2018
Boise State University, Boise, ID; (planned)Kohler Gallery, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI

2017
Ridderhof Martin Gallery, University of Mary Washington Galleries, Fredericksburg, VAMonmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ

2016
Visual Arts Center, Tidewater Community College, Portsmouth, VA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
Agri/Cultures.Seed-Links Exhibition: Conserving Cultural Connections with Seeds, Huset, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway. Curated by Fern Wickson. Funded by the Norwegian Research Council.Feast & Famine, Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ. Curated by Anonda Bell.Material Lamentations: Art, Grief, and the Land, Cambridge Art Association, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA. Curated by Patricia Miranda.Pulped Under Pressure, A.D. Gallery, University of North Carolina Pembroke, Pembroke, NC and Eleanor D. Wilson Museum of Art, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA. Handmade Paper Exhibition, Berkshire, Reese, and Paul Galleries, Indiana University’s Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN

2018
Pulped Under Pressure, Visual Arts Center, Boise State University, Boise, ID and Kohler Gallery, Lawrence University, Appleton, WISeeds InService: An Illuminated Feminist Seed Bank & The Lucy Flowers Self-Reliance Garden, Compound Yellow, Oak Park, IL. Curated by Laura Shaeffer and Lora Lode.

2017
MCA Studio: Protest Bound, MCA Chicago, Chicago, ILCryin’ Out Loud, Center for Contemporary Arts Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM. Curated by Micol Hebron.

2016
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, ILArt Papers Intervention: Seeds InService. Art Papers Magazine. July-August 2016 issue.

2015
Practical Work: Art Working for Social Change, String Room Gallery, Wells College, Aurora, NY

2014
EXPO CHICAGO/2014, with Shop Columbia, Navy Pier, September 18 - 21, Chicago, IL
Finite Growth, HumanThread, April 18 - May 9, Chicago, IL
Social Paper, The Center for Book and Paper, February 10 - April 5, Chicago, IL
beyond earth art , Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, January 25 - June 8, Ithaca, NY

2013
If All Else Fails..., Co-Prosperity Sphere, May 31-June 2, Chicago, IL
Printed Matter's LA Art Book Fair, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA,Feb 1-3, Los Angeles, CA

2012
Water: Threats and Possibilities, HumanThread Gallery, March 9 – April 1, 2012, Chicago, IL
The Natural World, Swell Gallery, March 2012, West Dundee, IL

2011
2011 Albert P. Weisman Award Exhibition, The Arcade Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, November 3, 2011 - December 16, 2012, Chicago, I
9/11 Ripple Effect (Editorial), Cnn.com, September 2011
Pore Awë, Centro de Arte Los Galpones, Caracas, Venezuela
Art of the Book, Front Porch Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
Next Art Fair, Chicago, IL
Anthropocene, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Center for Book and Paper Arts Gallery, Columbia College, April 29 - May 20, 2011
Recent Works, Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts, Student Galley, Columbia College Chicago, January-February, 2011

2010
Creatures Great and Small, Yeiser Art Center, May 8-June 12, 2010, Paducah, KY; Lexington Art League, July 10- August 28, 2010, Lexington, KY
Beyond the Rumours, Con-Temporary Art Space, April 29, 2010, Chicago, IL

Pulp, Ink & Thread, Moraine Valley College, April 23-May 21, 2010, Palos Hills, IL
Process Impact: Activist Art, Eagle Art Gallery, April 16-May 2, 2010, Murray, KY

Planet Earth, PlayfulZen Gallery, April 9-May 5, 2010, Chicago, IL
Beyond Belief, The Galley, Center for Book and Paper Arts, February-April 2010, Chicago, IL
Total Ocean Recall @ NFO XPO, Version 10, April 24-25, 2010, Chicago, IL
Edible Books, Columbia College Chicago, April 1, 2010, Chicago, IL
Access Excess, C33 Gallery, February-April, 2010, Chicago, IL

Recycle The Raindrops at The Chicago Center For Green Technology, January 19 - March 7, 2010, Chicago, IL
At Close Distance: Labryinth of Self, C33 Gallery, November 11-February 12, 2010, Chicago, IL

2009
Creatures Great and Small, Eagle Art Gallery, October 23-December 6 2009, Murray, KY (catalog)
Group Exhibition, The Front @ 1307, November 21, 2009, Chicago, IL
Recycle the Raindrops at Greentown Chicago, October 14-15 2009, Chicago, IL
Edible Books, Columbia College Chicago, April 2009, Chicago, IL
In the Near Future..., Vespine Gallery. March 2009, Chicago, IL

2005-2004
Take Back the News, September 2005, New York, NY
The Let’s Make Pretty Things Show, Guild the Lily, July 2004. New York, NY
Senior Exhibition, New York University, April-May 2004. New York, NY

RELATED EXPERIENCE
2015
Seeds In Service/Seed Bomb Workshop, Art in Response to Violence Conference, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, ILSeeds In Service/Papermaking and Found Poetry Workshop, SheCrew, Hull House Museum, Chicago, ILSeeds In Service/Seed Exchange, Live Station Project: Shifting Ecologies, Lost & Found, A+D Gallery, Chicago, ILSeeds InService/Seed Paper Workshop, UIC Heritage Garden, Chicago, ILStudio Assistant, Luis Romero/Venezuela, Residency at Center for Book and Paper, Chicago, IL

2014
The Mobile Mill + Maggie Puckett @ Sandtastic, Chicago Parks District, July
Launch Residency Leader, Chicago Artists’ Coalition, June 5-8
CAA Panel Discussion: Still on Terra Firma?: The American Landscape in Contemporary Art." Sponsored by the Association of Historians of American Art

2012
Felted Book Pilot Workshop with Melissa Potter and Miriam Schaer, Nov 2

2011
Guerrilla Girls workshop. Columbia College Chicago, October 17-18
Presentation of Anthropocene, Universidad Nacional Experimental de las Artes, Armando Reveron, Caracas, Venezuela
Papermaking Demo, Hand Papermaking 25th Anniversary Celebration, Columbia College Chicago, IL

2010
Activist in the Yes Lab, residency with The Yes Men / Greenpeace / Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Workshop Participant, “Political Print” with Maureen Cummins, Columbia College Chicago, IL
Papermaking Demonstration, Printers’ Ball, July 30, Chicago, IL

2009
President, Pulp, Ink & Thread, Student Organization, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
Workshop Participant, “Picturing Recent Futures: Architecture of Fantastical Dormancy” with Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss, Columbia College, Chicago, IL (catalog)

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2019
"Seeds InService." Neysa Page-Lieberman. Hand Papermaking, Winter 2018: Paper Through a Feminist Lens

2018
“Seeds InService: Germinating the Feminist Roots of Hand Papermaking in Chicago.” Neysa Page-Lieberman, Hand Papermaking, Winter 2018

2016
“Seeds InService: Works on Paper.” Orr, Joey, and Sally Eaves Hughes. Art Papers May 2016: 6-12. Print.

2015
Social Paper: Hand Papermaking in the Context of Socially Engaged Art. Cochran, Jessica, and Melissa Potter, eds. Exhibition catalog. Center for Book and Paper, Chicago, IL

2013
"Neighborhood Detox." By Nyki Salinas-Duda, Proximity Magazine, The Food and Art Issue, Fall 2013

2012
"Artists’ Book by Maggie Puckett Purchased During Printed Matter Book Art Fair." by Kathleen Beste, InterArts & CBPA Newsfeed, March 22
"An Interview with Maggie Puckett." by Mirabelle Jones, The Book Art Blog, November 24, 2012
"Alumna Maggie Puckett Returns to CBPA as Visiting Faculty." by Kathleen Beste, InterArts & CBPA Newsfeed, November 30, 2012
“Handpapermaking in the Time of Climate Change”, by Maggie Puckett, Hand Papermaking, Summer 2012

2011
Reverse Effect: Renewing Chicago's Waterways, Studio Gang Architects with NRDC. Illustrations. 2011
“Mel Potter, Haley Nagy, and Maggie Puckett working in Caracas!”
Interdisciplinary Arts Department News, Columbia College Chicago, June 13
Reveal: Studio Gang Architects, Jeanne Gang. Illustrations. Princeton Architectural Press
“2011 Graduate Weisman Award Winners”, Graduate Student News, Columbia College Chicago, February 16

2010
“Interview: Featured Artist Maggie Puckett...”
, Julie Hunt, Chicago Publishes, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL, December
“Maggie Puckett: Media Artist of the Future with A Medieval Twist”, by Nina Kauffman. Graduate Student News, Columbia College, May, 2010
“Tasteless Puns Make Tasty Tomes”. Columbia Chronicle, Columbia College, April 2, 2010

2003
Literal Latte, illustrations. Fall 2003. New York, NY

1999
North County Times Magazine, cover illustration. 1999. San Diego, CA

COLLECTIONS
Agri/Cultures.Seed-Links Seed Vault in Mine 3, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway. Norwegian Research Council.
Dartmouth College, Rauner Special Collections Library, Hanover, NH
Occidental College, Special Collections, Los Angeles, CA
Savannah College of Art & Design, AVA Library Artist's Book Room, Atlanta, GA
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA
University of California at Santa Barbara Special Collections Library, Santa Barbara, CA
Private Collections

 

 

 
 
 

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