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Deb Sokolow

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Dear Trusted Associate, 2008-2009 Graphite, Ink, Acrylic, Collage, Glue, Tape, Multiple Papers, Pins © Courtesy of the artist
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You tell people you're working really hard on things these days (detail), 2010 Graphite, Ink, Acrylic on Paper © Courtesy the artist
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People Don't Like to Read Art, 2009 Graphite, Ink, Acrylic, Collage on Bristol Board 12 X 9 Inches © Courtesy the artist
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The Dinner with the Famous Artist, 2009 Graphite, Ink, Acrylic, Collage on Bristol Board 12 X 9 Inches © Courtesy the artist
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CIA Failed Assassination Attempt on Castro #3 (The Pencil), 2009 Graphite, Ink, Acrylic, Collage on Bristol Board 11 X 8.5 Inches © Courtesy the artist
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The Ways in Which Things Operate (installation view), 2009 Graphite, Charcoal, Ink, Acrylic on Paper 4 X 12 Ft © Courtesy the artist
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You are one step closer to learning the truth, 2008 Graphite, Ink, Acrylic on Wall 5 X 4 Ft © Courtesy the artist
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You are one step closer to learning the truth, 2008 Graphite, Ink, Acrylic on Wall 141 Feet © Courtesy the artist
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You are one step closer to learning the truth (installation view), 2008 Graphite, Ink, Acrylic on Wall 141 Feet © Courtesy the artist
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Secrets and Lies and More Lies, 2007 Graphite, Ink, Correction Fluid on Paper, Pins 8 X 50 Ft © Courtesy the artist
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Secrets and Lies and More Lies, 2007 Graphite, Ink, Correction Fluid on Paper, Pins 8 X 50 Ft © Courtesy the artist
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Understanding Scarface, 2006 Graphite, Ink, Correction Fluid on Paper, Pins 6 X 15 Ft © Courtesy the artist
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© Courtesy of the artist and Western Exhibitions
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Possible Meeting Room Set-up for New World Order, 2011 Graphite and Acrylic on Paper 11 X 8 1/2 Inches © Courtesy of the artist & Abrons Arts Center
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© Courtesy of the artist & Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
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All Your Vulnerabilities Will be Assessed, 2012-2013 Graphite, Charcoal, Acrylic, Ink, Tape, Adhesive and Collage on Paper 18" X 325" (height Variable to 44") © Courtesy of the artist and Western Exhibitions
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The Bodies in Mitchell's Cabin , 2012-2013 Two Inflatable Mannequins, Two Black Tablecloths, Tape 65" X 55" X 8" © Courtesy of the artist and Western Exhibitions
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The People Who Care About Culture, 2012-2013 Graphite, Charcoal, Acrylic, Ink, Tape, Adhesive and Collage on Paper 30" X 22" X 1" © Courtesy of the artist and Western Exhibitions
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© Courtesy of the Artist and Western Exhibitions
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Quick Facts
Current Exhibitions and Events
Nov, 2016
Four Large Drawings
Western Exhibitions
Statement


Solo Exhibitions

2010 
Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL (upcoming)
2009 
Spertus Museum, Chicago, IL 
2008 
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO 
Inova [Institute of Visual Arts], Milwaukee, WI
2006 
40000, Chicago, IL
Polvo, Chicago, IL
2005 
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010 
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
Baer Ridgway Projects, San Francisco, CA
2009 
Smart Museum, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Irvine Valley College, Irvine, CA 
Synchronicity, Los Angeles, CA
Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
2008 
Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Aftermodern, San Francisco, CA 
Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn, NY 
2007 
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL 
Northern Illinois University Art Museum, DeKalb, IL
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2006 
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Rudolph Projects, Houston, TX
2005 
Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
3Arts Club, Chicago, IL
2004 
School of the Art Institute Gallery 2, Chicago, IL

Collections

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Spertus Museum, Chicago, IL
The Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Daniel Boone Fine and Performing Arts Magnet School, Chicago, IL

Visiting Artist Lectures, Projects, Residencies and Fellowships

2010 
Residency, Art Omi, Ghent, NY
Comics Commission, Creative Time, New York, NY 
Visiting Artist, Illinois State University, Chicago, IL
2009 
Works-in-Progress Residency, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL 
Smart Museum Artist-in-Residence, Daniel Boone Fine and Performing Arts Magnet School, Chicago, IL
2008 
Panelist, Contemporary Artists and Issues, Smart Museum, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Visiting Artist, University of California, Davis, CA 
Visiting Artist, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 
Visiting Artist, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Visiting Artist, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 
2007 
Frankel Anderson Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center
Artists Connect Lecture, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Visiting Artist, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 
2005 
Visual Arts Fellowship, Illinois Arts Council

Education

2004 MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1996 BFA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bibliography

2010 
Artforum.com. Ise, Claudine. “Production Site: The Artist’s Studio Inside-Out” (Review)
ArtinAmerica.com. Oh, Janet. “Production Site MCA Chicago” (Review)
Chicago Tribune. Waxman, Lori. “A look inside the artist's studio” (Review)
Flavorpill.com. Lund, Karsten. “Daily Dose Pick: Deb Sokolow” (Profile)
Timeout Chicago. Weinberg, Lauren. “Production Site: The Artist’s Studio Inside-Out” (Review)
Gaper’s Block. Lendman, John. “Inside the Artist's Studio at the MCA” (Review)
New City. Foumberg, Jason. “Review: Production Site: The Artist’s Studio Inside Out” (Review)
Artnet.com. Velez, Pedro. “Chicago Build Up” (Review)
2009 
Artforum.com. Ise, Claudine. “Critics’ Picks: Heartland” (Review)
Dagens Nyheter. Lind, Maria. “Hjärtpunkten Chicago [At the Heart of Chicago]” (Review)
Chicago Tribune. Viera, Lauren. “Gallery winners from Sokolow, Harrison” (Review)
Beautifuldecay.com. “Deb Sokolow” (Interview) 
Artslant.com. Gunn, Dan. “Reassessing MiddleCoast Art” (Review)
Timeout Chicago. Weinberg, Lauren. “Heartland” (Review)
Badatsports.com. “Episode 201: Deb Sokolow” (Interview)
New City. Calder, Jaime. “Review: Deb Sokolow/Spertus Museum” (Review)
Chicago Tribune. Viera, Lauren. “Artist Deb Sokolow, revealed” (Review)
New City. Foumberg, Jason. “Eye Exam: Smartland” (Review)
2008 
Chicago Tribune. Viera, Lauren. “Ones to watch” (Profile)
Kansas City Star. Thorson, Alice. “Kemper mystery exhibit is a you-dunit” (Review)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Schumacher, Mary Louise. “Miranda July meets Mark Lombardi” (Review)
Express Milwaukee. Motlani. Aisha. “Pictorial Paranoia” (Review)
Vital Source. Moriarty, Judith Ann. “Drawing Conclusions” (Review)
Elms, Anthony. Essay for The trouble with people you don’t know
Timeout Chicago. Mojica, Jason. “Mapping the Self” (Review)
The Lost Review. Velez, Pedro. “Alive and Kicking in Chicago” (Profile)
2007 
Artnet. Orden, Abraham. (Review)
Chicago Magazine. Topor, Joanna. “After Paschke” (Profile)
2006 
Art Papers. Elms, Anthony. “Deb Sokolow” (Review)
Chicago Sun-Times. Nance, Kevin. “On paper, MCA show is a smash” (Review)
Chicago Tribune. Artner, Alan. (Review)
Centerstage Chicago. Hinkel, Joanne. “Deb Sokolow draws Chicago in” (Profile)
New City. Foumberg, Jason. (Profile)
2005 
Chicago Tribune. Artner, Alan. “Putting post-9/11 fear on the map: Sokolow’s dark vision at the MCA” (Review)
Art on Paper. Hixson, Kathryn. (Review)
Chicago Tribune. Storch, Charles. “Pirates invade Chicago” (Profile)
Chicago Magazine. Wilk, Deborah. “Studio City” (Profile)
Chicago Tribune. Artner, Alan. "…Early Adopters…" (Review)
Punk Planet (Reproduction)
2004 
NYFA Quarterly. “Raves” (Review)
2003 
Chicago Reader. Stamets, Bill. “Deb Sokolow puts herself in the picture” (Profile)

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