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Megan Stroech, Clam Up, 2014 thumbnail
Megan Stroech, In a While Crocodile, 2014 thumbnail
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Megan Stroech, Bermuda Triangle, 2014 thumbnail
Megan Stroech, Squish, 2013 thumbnail
Megan Stroech, Blue Pouch/Pooch, 2013 thumbnail
Megan Stroech, Arch, 2013 thumbnail
Megan Stroech, Flag Box, 2013 thumbnail
ClaspLoRes
Megan Stroech, Clam Up, 2014
Megan Stroech, In a While Crocodile, 2014
GrassLoRes
Megan Stroech, Bermuda Triangle, 2014
Megan Stroech, Squish, 2013
Megan Stroech, Blue Pouch/Pooch, 2013
Megan Stroech, Arch, 2013
Megan Stroech, Flag Box, 2013

Clam Up, 2014, yoga mat, faux fur, plastic flags, latex.

In a While Crocodile, 2014, sun visor, duct tape, pool float, latex, 50"x45"

Bermuda Triangle,2014,collage on paper,10" x 13"

Squish, 2013, monotype with mixed media, 12"x16"

Blue Pouch/Pooch, 2013, monotype with mixed media, 11"x11"

Arch, 2013,monotype with mixed media, 12"x16"

Flag Box, 2013, monotype with mixed media, 12"x16"

 

Born 1986, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

 

Education 

2012 –  Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking, Exceptional Merit in the Arts, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2008 –  Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 

 

Solo Exhibitions 

2014 – We Tried That One Time, The SUB-MISSION at Mission Projects, Chicago, IL, June 2014

2014 – Social Niceties, Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL, April 2014

2013 – Loose Connections, Plaines Project, Chicago, IL, August 2013

2013 – Limit(less), Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI, February 2013

2012 – Mixed Company, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO, December 2012

2012 – Outlined Objectives, 1&6 Gallery, Normal, IL, September 2012  

2012 – Next of Kin, Illinois State University Gallery, Normal, IL, April 2012

2011 – Pressing On, Indigo Artist Coop, Champaign, IL, October 2011

 

Selected Group Exhibitions 

2015 – HATCH Projects Group Exhibition, Chicago Artists Coalition, (forthcoming)

2015 – Sam Coronado Gallery, Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin, TX, (forthcoming)

2015 – Megan Stroech, Cody Arnall, Edward Kelley, DEMO, Springfield, IL, (forthcoming)

2014 – EDITIONv2, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL

2014 – Quasi-Choreographies: Megan Stroech, Hope Esser, Delaney DeMott, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL

2013 – Sticking Together: New Concepts in Collage, KALA Gallery, Astoria, OR

2013 – Manipulations, Side Street Studios, Elgin,IL

2013 – Blurring the Lines, Swell Gallery, West Dundee, IL

2012 – Int’l Print Exhibition, Ohio Gold Gallery, Dayton, OH

2012 – A Funky Space Reincarnation, Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL

2012 – Bloomington Area Artist Showcase, Monroe Street Space, Bloomington, IL

2012 – Student Annual, Illinois State University Gallery, Normal, IL

2012 – 5”x7”, AMOA/Art house at the Jones Center, Austin, TX

2012 – Quality Over Quantity: Rethinking the Multiple, Transpace Gallery, Normal IL

2012 – Midwest Arts Invitational, Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission

2012 – West Burlington, Iowa

2011 – Sound as Image, Gallery 204, Bloomington, IL, November 2011  

2011 – Push and Pull: Abstraction and Viewing, Subspace Gallery, Bloomington, IL

2011 – 2011 Student Annual, Illinois State University Gallery, Normal, IL

2011 – Emerging Artists Show, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL

2011 – MFA Biennial, Illinois State University Gallery, Normal, IL

2011 – Paper in Particular, Columbia College, Columbia, MO

2011 – The Studio @ SRFA, Suzanne Randolph Fine Arts, New York, NY

2010 – In Tiny Beacons, Transpace Gallery, Normal, IL

2010 – All New and Exciting, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL

2010 – Penang International Print Exchange 2010, University of Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

2010 – 2010 Student Annual, Illinois State University Gallery, Normal, IL

2010 – Texas Crude, Co-Lab Gallery, Austin, TX

2010 – 5”x7”, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX

2009 – Illinois State University MFA Student Show,Transpace Gallery, Normal, IL

2008 – Prospect, UT Austin Creative Research Lab, Austin, TX

2008 – University of Texas Alumni Show, FAB Gallery, Austin, TX

2008 – 2008 Senior Art Exhibition, Creative Research Lab, Austin, TX

2008 – The Big Time, Okay Mountain, Austin, TX

2008 – Resintegrate, Co-Lab Projects, Austin, TX

 

Residencies and Awards 

2014 – Summer Resident, ACRE Projects, Steuben, WI, August 2014

2014 – HATCH Projects Resident, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL, Fall 2013-2014

2012 – Fall Resident in Painting and Drawing, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO

2012 – Exceptional Merit in the Arts, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2012 – Semifinalist, Virginia Commonwealth University Fountainhead Fellowship, Richmond, VA

2011 – Marshall Dulaney-Pitcher Award, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2010 – Normal Editions Workshop Scholarship, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2009 – Baber Fellowship, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2007 – Academic Honors Status, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, Spring 2005, Fall 2007