Susannah Papish

I am a Chicago-based artist, curator and writer who earned a MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2002) and a BA in Art History from the University of Illinois at Chicago (1995). My work has been exhibited at many Chicago-based spaces and I have been a recipient of grants from 3Arts, The City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, The Hyde Park Art Center’s Artists Run Chicago fund and the Illinois Arts Council. I am Director of boundary, a contemporary visual arts project space founded in 2017, located in my renovated garage. boundary was included in the Hyde Park Art Center’s Artists Run Chicago 2.0 in 2020. In 2021, I was a member of The Center Program residency cohort at The Hyde Park Art Center. I have taught at several colleges and universities in the Chicago area and now serve as Interim Gallery Coordinator at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, IL. In fall 2022, a limited edition artist book entitled Invisible Labors, developed with Melissa H. Potter, will be released.

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