Carrie Schneider

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Las Bebidas, 2006 C Print
Queen of this Island (Uto), 2008 © Carrie Schneider. Image courtesy of Monique Meloche Gallery.
Burning House (August, daybreak), 2011 C Print 40x50 Inches © Courtesy of the artist and moniquemeloche gallery
Molly reading Fanny Howe (The Winter Sun: Notes on a Vocation, 2009) from the Reading Women Series , 2012-2013 C Print 36 X 30 Inches © Courtesy of the artist and moniquemeloche gallery
Aura reading Maarit Verronen (Pimeästä Maasta, 1995) from the Reading Women series , 2012-2013 C Print 36 X 30 Inches © Courtesy of the artist and moniquemeloche gallery
Sarah reading Zora Neale Hurston (Every Tongue Got to Confess: Negro Folk-tales from the Gulf States, pub. 2001) from the Reading Women series , 2012-2013 C Print 36 X 30 Inches © Courtesy of the artist and moniquemeloche gallery
Abigail reading Angela Davis (An Autobiography, 1974), from the series “Reading Women,”, 2012-14 (detail) © Courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago
Quick Facts

American, born Chicago 1979, lives Chicago, IL

2007-08 Kuvataideakatemia (Academy of Fine Arts), Helsinki, Finland
2007 Summer Term: Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2007 MFA School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL
2001 BFA Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Solo exhibitions
2009 Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
Galleri KiT, Trondheim Academy of Fine Art, Trondheim, Norway
2008 How Not To Fall, moniquemeloche, Chicago
Elaborate Flirtations, FAFA Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2005 Photographs by Carrie Schneider, Pittsburgh Filmmakers Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2002 88: Photographs by Carrie Schneider, Garfield Artworks, Pittsburgh, PA

Group exhibitions
2009 Signs of the Apocalypse or Rapture. Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago IL
Response: Art and the Art of Criticism, I-Space, Chicago, IL
Trickle Down Theory, curated by Riiko Sakkinen, Korjaamo, Helsinki
Post Post Post Studio, HIAP Project Space, The Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland
Untitled (Field Work), O'Connor Art Gallery at Dominican University, River Forest, IL
curated by Jessica Cochran
2008 Jeune Creation 2008, Espace Charlie Parker, Paris
Bedtime Stories, curated by Arjan Zazueta, Redhouse Gallery, Syracuse, New York (screening) The Final Show, curated by Paul Zografakis, Kafeneon, Athens, Greece (screening)
Tense Territories, Santralistanbul, Istanbul, Turkey curated by Aura Seikkula
The Ties That Bind: Spencer Murphy & Carrie Schneider, Gallery 44, Toronto
New Masters Exhibition, FAFA Galleria, Helsinki
Drawing Class, Taidehalli / Kunsthalle, Helsinki
2007 Third Azerbaijan Biennial, Baku, Azerbaijan
at dusk: Chelsea Knight, Elise Rasmussen, Carrie Schneider, Three Walls, Chicago, IL
Art of Inspiration, W Hotel, sponsored by W Magazine, curated by Lisa Dorrin, Chicago, IL
How Do I Look? moniquemeloche, Chicago, IL
The Lonely Hunter, Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Gallery 2/Project Space, Chicago, IL
Go Between, Devening Projects+Editions, Chicago, IL
Group Exhibition, Gallery 2/Project Space, Chicago, IL
The Nature of Disturbance, Rowland Contemporary, curated by Dan Devening, Chicago, IL
2006 Last Summer Last, Gallery X, Chicago, IL
Union League Civic and Arts Fellowship Award Exhibition, Chicago, IL
2005 Photographs by Carrie Schneider, Pittsburgh Filmmakers Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh NOW, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA
Sub: Cultural, Textural, Liminal, Space Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Petit Envelope Urbaine, Skol Gallery, Montreal, Quebec
Three Rivers Arts Festival Annual Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA
2004 AMP Visual Artists, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
Casa, FE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Flux 12, Old Art Institute of Pittsburgh Building, Pittsburgh, PA
Pin Up, Space Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2003 Continuing the Dialogue, Artists Image Resource Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Generation Art: Emerging Artists, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
Three Rivers Arts Festival Annual Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA
2002 Striking Images, Vintage Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2001 Antipasti, Fruit Stand Gallery, curated by Martin Prekop and Iso Wagner, Fasano, Italy
Gardner / Schneider, Frame Gallery, Pittsburgh

Selected Bibliography
2009 Goularas, Cleopatra. “Carrie Schneider.” Note, London. Issue 1 (forthcoming)
2008 Ulin, David. “Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture.” Los Angeles Times. Dec 7
Foumberg, Jason. Review: Carrie Schneider., Nov 14
Born, Kathryn. Carrie Schneider: How Not to Fall. TimeOut Chicago. Issue 194, Nov 13-19
Lund, Karsten. Review. FlavorPill Chicago. November
Grabner, Michelle. Critic’s Pick. October
Weinstein, Michael. Review: Carrie Schneider at Monique Meloche. New City. October 19
Klein, Paul. Excellent Art Exhibits Opening this Weekend. The Huffington Post, Oct 17
DiThomas, Christine (ed). Signs of the Apocalypse / Rapture. FrontForty Press.
Nominees for the 2008 Altoids Awards, The New Museum
Mazzei, Rebecca. “Home Front Art: The Click Clique.” CS Interiors. Summer 2008
Kiger, Rumeysa, “Exhibition at Santralistanbul explores ‘Tense Territories’.” Today’s Zaman. Aug 30
“Scandinavian Artists Exploring Tensions” Turkish Daily News. July 29.
“Maisema tappelee vastaan (Scenery that Fights),” Helsingin Sanomat (Helsinki), May 8
“In Conversation: Carrie Schneider & Salla Tykkä,” Elaborate Flirtations catalogue text, May
Jager, David. “Art Reviews: Home Can Be Hell.” Now Toronto. Feb.14-21.
Balzer, David. “Eye Candy: Carrie Schneider and Spencer Murphy: The Ties That Bind.” Feb. 13
Foumberg, Jason. “Breakout Artists 2008” New City Chicago, April 24
Pratt, Ken. “Double Take,” Wound Magazine, Winter Issue
Seikkula, Aura. “Rethinking Self as an Image: Carrie Schneider,” FRAME Finland, February
Jager, David. “Home Can Be Hell,” Now Magazine Toronto, February 13
Balzer, David. “Eye Candy: The Ties That Bind,” Eye Weekly Toronto, February 13
“Kuvataideakatemia Featured Artist – Carrie Schneider” Kuvataideakatemia INTRA, February
Davis, Brian Joseph. “The Ties That Bind:Carrie Schneider and Spencer Murphy” catalogue essay
2007 Stratton, Shannon. “Alice in Ampersand,” At Dusk catalogue essay
Weinstein, Michael. “Tip of the Week,” New City Chicago, December 18, 2007
Eler, Alicia. “How Do I Look,” Time Out Chicago, July 19-25
Eler, Alicia. “Art History Up Until Now,” CenterStage Chicago, Aug 27
“ART: Opening,” Flavorpill Chicago, June 26-July 2
“Critic’s Roundtable,” SAIC podcast with Terry Myers, Jerry Saltz and James Yood
Grabner, Michelle. “Painting’s Sister”
“Chicago Art School Confidential”, Bad at Sports Podcast, April
“Shining the Light”, UR Chicago, April
“The Nature of Disturbance”, Time Out Chicago, Feb. 1
2005 “Carrie Schneider Aims Her Camera”, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Oct. 20
“Pittsburgh NOW: Selections from Silver Eye Center for Photography”, The Photo Review, Summer
“Pittsburgh NOW”, Pittsburgh Magazine, July
2004 “Freedom Breaks Out of Envelope”, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 20
“Inner Space”, Pittsburgh City Paper, Feb. 25
2003 “Domestic Disturbance”, Pittsburgh City Paper, Dec. 3
“Shelter from the Storm”, Pulp Magazine, Dec. 18
“Looking Inward”, Pittsburgh City Paper, June 3

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards
2009 Helsinki International Artist-in-residence Programme (HIAP) residency, Helsinki
2008 Lois Roth Endowment / Fulbright Foundation Fellowship, Helsinki
Finse 2008 Workshop, Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Finse, Norway
Utö Residency, Utö, Finland
2007-08J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Award to Finland
2007 Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture/School of the Art Institute, Chicago
Matching Fellowship
Weinstein Memorial Fellowship, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago
2005-07 Dean’s Fund Grant, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago
2006 Flora Mayer Witkowsky Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago
Visual Arts Fellowship, Union League Civic & Arts Foundation, Chicago
2005 Center for the Arts in Society Project Grant, Carnegie Mellon University
2004 Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Project Grant
2003 Emerging Photographer Grant, Pittsburgh Filmmakers
2002 Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Project Grant
Animating Democracy Initiative Artist Educator Project Grant, Ford Foundation & The Andy
Warhol Museum
2001 Carnegie Women’s Association Scholarship Award
Samuel Rosenberg Senior Award, Carnegie Mellon University
1997-01 The Andrew Carnegie Scholarship, Carnegie Melon University


2009 Visiting Lecturer, Royal Dutch Academy of Art, Copenhagen
Visiting Lecturer, Academy of Art and Design Helsinki (Taik), Helsinki, Finland
2008 Taidehalli / Kunsthalle, Helsinki
2007 University of Turku, Finland
Betty Rymer Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2006 Gene Siskel Film Center, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2005 Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh
2003 Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

Related Experience
2009 Adjunct Faculty, Department of Art Theory and Practice, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
2008 Adjunct Faculty, Department of Photography, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL
2008 Curator, Tough & Luscious screening series, Helsinki
2006-08 Co-curator, Two Hours Between Planes (Leipzig/Chicago Exchange Exhibition)
2006-07 Founding Member, Photographic Graduate Committee on Visiting Artists (PGCVA)
2005-07 Artist/Educator, VIP and paid tours, MCA, Chicago, IL
Teaching Assistant, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL
2006 Co-organizer, Performing Next Feminisms (a collaborative limited-edition artist book)
Curatorial Intern, The Vera List Center for Art and Politics, The New School, New York, NY
Artist Mentor, Street Level Youth Media, Chicago, IL
2003-05 Assistant Adjunct Professor of Art, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
2000-05 Artist/Educator and Youth Programs Coordinator, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

The Art Institute of Chicago
LFC Investment Inc. Corporate Collection, Chicago
Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection, School of the Art institute, Chicago
Centre Canadien d’Architecture, Montreal, Quebec
Museum of Contemporary Photography

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