1980
EDUCATION
1998-2002 Rhode Island School of Design, BFA in Film and Animation

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013 Thomas Robertello Gallery – Memory Palaces

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 Binary Lore, Feldman Gallery, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
The Sexual Life of Patterns, 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
Falling Through Space, Drawn By the Line, Anderson Gallery, Universty at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
The Dragon Is the Frame, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL
2011 Bless This Mess, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL
The Sexual Life of Patterns, lecture performance for The Center For Experimental Lectures, Alderman Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
CartoonInk, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Edition for Three Walls Community Supported Art, Chicago, IL
Heads On Poles, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
2009 FINGERS Tour, A twenty-city 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 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 five-week performance and book tour
2004 PILOT TV, Nightgowns, Chicago, IL , Four-day autonomous artists’ TV studio

PUBLICATIONS
2010 Gaylord Phoenix (collected) published by Secret Acres, New York
2002-2010 Gaylord Phoenix #1-5 (self-published zine series)
2008 Call The Corners comic included as part of The Gay Utopia online symposium
2004-2006 LTTR, contributor to issues #3 and #5

AWARDS AND HONORS
2011 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Graphic Novel 2011
2011 Named one of The New City’s 2010 Breakout Artists
2010 Critical Fierceness Grant for queer art in Chicago
2009 Printed Matter’s Awards for Artists

Exhibitions

Edie Fake (2013)

Selected Bibliography

Chicago Reader by Claudine Ise

The Chicago Reader by Sarah Nardi

The Guardian Observer

Art Practical by Randall Miller

Flavorpill by Stephen Gossett

Artforum.com by John Motley

The Advocate - Top 10 Entertainment Highlights

Hyperallergic by Alicia Eler

Chicago Magazine interview with Edie Fake by Jason Foumberg

Bad at Sports by Danny Orendorff

Frieze blog by Jason Foumberg

Gapers Block by Bert Stabler

Bitch Magazine

Make Space

Bad at Sports

The Rumpus

New City

Edie Fake

The Snake Pit

The Snake Pit, 2012

Gateway (for Nick Djandji)

Gateway (for Nick Djandji), 2012

Gateway (for Mark Aguhar) (Palace Door - calloutqueen)

Gateway (for Mark Aguhar) (Palace Door - calloutqueen), 2012

La Mere Vipere

La Mere Vipere, 2012

Nightgowns

Nightgowns, 2012

Blazing Star

Blazing Star, 2012

Untitled Building (Shapes)

Untitled Building (Shapes), 2012

Gateway (for Dylan Williams)

Gateway (for Dylan Williams), 2012

Club LaRay

Club LaRay, 2012

Pride Route (Blue)

Pride Route (Blue), 2012

Pride Route (Orange)

Pride Route (Orange), 2012


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