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Personal Business, 2015, gouache and ink on paper, 25 3/8 x 33 1/8 in.
Personal Business, 2015, gouache and ink on paper, 25 3/8 x 33 1/8 in.
Before Stonewall, 2015, gouache and ink on paper, 25 3/8 x 33 1/8 in.
Before Stonewall, 2015, gouache and ink on paper, 25 3/8 x 33 1/8 in.
Citadel, 2016, gouache and ink on paper, 25 3/8 x 33 1/8 in.
Citadel, 2016, gouache and ink on paper, 25 3/8 x 33 1/8 in.
The Stick It Inn, 2016, gouache and ink on paper, 33 1/8 x 25 3/8 in.
The Stick It Inn, 2016, gouache and ink on paper, 33 1/8 x 25 3/8 in.
Dusk, 2015, gouache and ink on paper, 25 3/8 x 33 1/8 in.
Dusk, 2015, gouache and ink on paper, 25 3/8 x 33 1/8 in.
No Means, 2015, gouache and ink on paper, 25 3/8 x 33 1/8 in.
No Means, 2015, gouache and ink on paper, 25 3/8 x 33 1/8 in.
Infinity Pool, 2015, gouache and ink on paper, 25 3/8 x 33 1/8 in.
Infinity Pool, 2015, gouache and ink on paper, 25 3/8 x 33 1/8 in.
Fronts, 2016, gouache and ink on paper, 25 3/8 x 33 1/8 in.
Fronts, 2016, gouache and ink on paper, 25 3/8 x 33 1/8 in.
The Last Man Standing, 2016, gouache and ink on paper, 33 1/8 x 25 3/8 in.
The Last Man Standing, 2016, gouache and ink on paper, 33 1/8 x 25 3/8 in.
Spinsters, 2015, gouache and ink on paper, 33 1/8 x 25 3/8 in.
Spinsters, 2015, gouache and ink on paper, 33 1/8 x 25 3/8 in.

1980 —

Born Evanston, IL

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2002 —

BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, RI

 

 

The artist lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

 

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2016 —

Edie Fake, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

 

2015 —

Grey Area, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

 

2013 —

Memory Palaces, Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND PERFORMANCE PROJECTS

 

2016 —

World Made By Hand, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY

 

2015

Making Chances, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL

 

2014 —

Friendship and Freedom, MASS Gallery, Austin, TX

Embodiment. Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, University of Chicago, IL

The Stench of Rotting Flowers, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO

No Fate But What We Make, Rhodes' Clough-Hanson Gallery, Memphis, TN

 

2013 —

Binary Lore, Three Walls, Chicago, IL

How Do I Look, Roots and Culture, Chicago, IL

Edie Fake & Kevin Killian Secret Lives, Night Club, Chicago, IL

 

2012 —

Binary Lore, Feldman Gallery, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

The Sexual Life of Patterns, A lecture performance for The Center For Experimental Lectures, PS1, New York, NY

All Good Things Become Wild and Free, H.F. Johnson Gallery, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI

 

2011 —

Bless This Mess, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL

 

2009 —

FINGERS Tour, A twenty-city and five-week queer art and performance tour

 

2008 —

Queer Zines, New York Art Book Fair, New York, NY

 

2007 —

Rainbow Dawn, Art In General, New York, NY, Collaboration with Lee Relvas

Sex In the City, Dumbo Art Center, Brooklyn, NY

Tent Show, Nikolaj Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark, Collaboration with Math Bass

Freundesfreundin, Schalter, Basel, Switzerland

Shared Women, LACE, Los Angeles, CA

 

2006 —

Flex Your Textiles, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY

PeaceCore Zine Tour, A twenty-city and five-week performance and book tour, Collaboration with Lee Relvas

 

2004 —

PILOT TV, Nightgowns, Chicago, IL, Co-organizer for a four-day autonomous artists’ TV studio and conference focusing on Trans/Feminism

 

 

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

 

2014 —

Memory Palaces, Published by Secret Acres, New York

 

2010 —

Gaylord Phoenix (collected), Published by Secret Acres, New York

 

2004-2006 —

LTTR, Contributor to issues #3 and #5

 

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS

 

2012 —

Propeller Grant for The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo

 

2011 —

Ignatz Award for Outstanding Graphic Novel

 

2010 —

Breakout Artist, New City, Chicago

Critical Fierceness Grant for queer art in Chicago

 

2009 —

Printed Matter’s Awards for Artists recipient

 

2004 —

City of Chicago CAAP Grant for Artists’ Projects

 

2002 —

Pell Art History Award, RISD