Liese A. Ricketts

Country: USA

Title:  Juicy News: Watching OJ

Medium: Large-format Polaroid transfers on D'Arches paper

Size: 28" x 40"

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Ricketts received her MA in Media Communications (photography) from Governors State University, University Park, Illinois and her MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is full-time instructor at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, Director of Workshops for The Paper Source, and Program Chair of the Chicago Hand Bookbinders. She creates photographically derived work, most recently limited edition artists' books. Selected publications include: The Alphabet Book, 1996, Chicago Hand Bookbinders; Roland & Jacques, Limited edition handmade and bound book; The Alphabet Book, 1995; The Pinhole Journal, Aug., 1993; Hyphen magazine, Dec., 1992; The Peace Release, Sept., 1992; Nota Bene, Spring, 1991; Chicago Tribune, Feb., 1991; Lab Notes, Spring, 1991; Chicago Artist's News, June, 1990; Art Papers, Jan.-Feb., 1990; PBS/TV/WGBH Boston's Frontline, 1986; Joliet Herald News, Sept., 1986; and Chicago Sun Times, 1983.

Her selected solo exhibitions include: Mothersongs, World Wide Web, 1995; Juicy News: Watching OJ, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, 1994; The Garden Of Me, Artemisia Gallery, 1993; Threatened Spaces, Infinity Gallery, Governors State University, University Park, Illinois, 1991; Masters Thesis Exhibition, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1989; The Land Institute, 1988; Mueller Hall Commons Gallery, Valparaiso University Museum, Indiana, 1988; Gallery 2D, Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, 1987; Laura A. Sprague Gallery, Joliet, 1985; and Infinity Gallery, University Park, 1985.

Her selected group exhibitions include: Narrative Flow, Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts, 1996; Books, Northwestern University, Chicago, 1996; Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, 1996; Broadcast, Rio Hondo College, Los Angeles, 1995; Contract On America Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, 1995; Private Relations, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, 1993; Photo National Traveling Exhibition, Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, Pennsylvania, 1993; Museum of Modern Art, Cartagena, Colombia, 1992; Centro-Colombo Americano, Medellin, Columbia, 1992; Museum of Modern Art of Bucaramanaga, Columbia, 1992; Inappropriate Men, A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, 1991; Up Front Gallery, Bloomington, Illinois, 1990; and Sarnia Public Library and Art Gallery, London, Ontario, Canada, 1989.
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