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November 2nd-December 1st, 2024

VAMP solo exhibition

based on recent work on queer vampire Bats

featuring a performance by BiG SiSSY

at Comfort Station, Chicago, IL (Upcoming)


This exhibition and program is partially supported by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) Individual Artists Program.

August-October, 2024

Interspecies Impressions of Care, of Violence

solo exhibition at ACRE Projects Lakeview

curated by Lauren Leving with support from Mattea Sklut

April, 2024

GORGETS: trans hummingbirds and iridescent echos

published in the "Queering Nature" issue of

Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture 

November 20th, 2023

The Witching Hour talk with Mel Cook

as part of Ingress Gallery curated by Vincent Uribe

at the Soho House, Chicago, IL

June 21st-July 9th, 2023


IDOLATRY VII: Avian Feeding Rituals Under a Fowl Sun 

at BIRD SHOW, Chicago, IL


riley yaxley's

The Bird Feeder

Bad at Sports: Top Weekend Pick

June 16th-24th, 2023

ACRE Residency

Summer Session for Staff

April 22nd-30th, 2023


Lunglike Shadows

a group show focused on curatorial ethics, sustainability,

more-than-human worlds, and new materialism

curated by Sunna Dagsdóttir

Arnarhlíð, Reykjavík, Iceland

March 1st-24th, 2023

Residency at


Bergen, Norway

January 4th-March 29th, 2023

Residency at

AiR Bergen, USF Verftet, Norway

January 21st-30th 2023



(Skyn -> skynja -> perception) (Róf -> sphere)

two person show with Christalena Hughmanick 

 curated by Sadie Cook and Diljá Þorvaldsdóttir

at KANNSKI, Reykjavík, Iceland

January 20th–April 15th, 2023


For Those Without Choice

a group show focused on reproductive rights

in partnership with Planned Parenthood

curated by Nabiha Khan-Giordano

at Weinberg/Newton, Chicago, IL

October 7th-December 11th, 2022

Passing Through group exhibition curated by Scott Wolniak

at the Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL

July 27th, 2022

Visiting Artist for Environmental Design

taught by Phoenix Savage

at Brown University, Providence, RI

June 2022

The Owls Are Not What They Seem: Artist as Ethologist 

by Arnaud Gerspacher  

explores the work of many artists and thinkers

concerned with critical animal studies

Idolatry III is referenced in section three:

"Zoopolitics (A Political Critical Ethology)"

March 23rd, 2022 

Visiting Critic and Panelist for Olfactory Art and the Political in an Age of Resistance

with Matt Morris and volume editors Debra Parr and Gwenn-Aël Lynn 

hosted by Art Now at Columbia College, Chicago, IL 

October 2021


Ancestral Rhythms of the Harvest: 
Ritual Cycles of Grief, Gratitude, and Reaping

with Smita Sen, Anaïs Duplan, and Marcela Torres

Socrates x Recess Field Guide

Socrates Sculpture Park, NY

September 10th-October 9th, 2021 



two person show with Vanessa Viruet 

at Roots & Culture, Chicago, IL

October 19th, 2021

Visiting Artist Lecture at the Cleve Carney Museum of Art  

organized by David Ouellette at the College of DuPage,

Glen Ellyn, IL

August 23rd-October 20th, 2021

In Spite of Enclosures at UNCC with an altar by Kevin Talmer Whiteneir Jr.

and a collaboration with the Carolina Tiger Rescue

curated by Adam N. Justice, Charlotte, NC

Opening Reception: October 1st

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

June-July 2021

Ritual: Scent, Earth and Plant @ El Paseo Garden

6 week course with Marcela Torres, Gnarware, and Cristina Puzio

including an incense workshop titled

The Smoky Bouquets of Flower Mountain*

co-taught with Marcela Torres

El Paseo Community Garden : Chicago, IL

*This project is partially supported by an Individual Artists Program Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, as well as a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency, a state agency through federal funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.  

June 2021

Chrysanthemum Powder and Other Interspecies Scent Rituals will be published

in the anthology Olfactory Art and the Political in an Age of Resistance

Edited by Gwenn-Aël Lynn and Debra Riley Parr,

Routledge: London + New York

May 6th-9th. 2021

Round Table discussion for 

Olfactory Art and the Political in an Age of Resistance

as part of Uncommon Senses III

hosted by the Centre for Sensory Studies

at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada 

May 2021

DCASE Individual Artist Program Grant

April 2021

Institute of Queer Ecology (IQECO) Founder, Lee Pivnik highlights

the practices of Kimo Nelson, Josephine Lee, and D Rosen 

on Foundwork as a Guest Curator

November 2020


the smoky bouquets of flower mountain

heavy lavender collaboration with Marcela Torres

at Recess, Brooklyn, NY

October 16th-November 20th, 2020

an echo, she is

three person show with Soo Shin and Catherine Sullivan

curated by Ruslana Lichtzier at Chicago Manual Style

Chicago, IL

October 31st, 2020


group show curated by Sara Caron

at Gluon Gallery

Milwaukee, WI

September 30-October 4th, 2020

Bluets: Part II at NADA

with Dabin Ahn, Theodora Allen, Bianca Bondi,

D Rosen, Soo Shin, and Francesca Fuchs

curated by Ruslana Lichtzier and Stephanie Cristello

Chicago Manual Style

September 25-7, 2020

Bluets: Part I at EXHIBITION Weekend with EXPO CHICAGO

with Theodora Allen, Bianca Bondi, Joseph Grigely,

Barbara Kasten, Ella Littwitz, D Rosen, Kay Rosen, and Soo Shin

curated by Ruslana Lichtzier and Stephanie Cristello

Chicago Manual Style

September 11th-October 31st, 2020

The Green Gallery Works curated by

John Riepenhoff and Jake Palmert

Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI


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