Sarah b. 1983, Chicago, IL

Joseph b. 1979, Bolivar, OH

live and work in Chicago, IL

 

Education (Sarah Belknap)

2010 MFA in Studio/Performance, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2007 BFA in Fine Arts/Fibers, Tyler School of Art, Temple University

2009 Graduate Projects with Mark Dion and Yutaka Sone, Ox-Bow School of Art

 

Education (Joseph Belknap)

2009 MFA in Studio/Performance, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2002 BA in Sculpture/Painting, Mount Vernon Nazarene University

2009 Graduate Projects with Mark Dion and Yutaka Sone, OxBow School of Art

 

Solo Exhibitions

2013 Our Findings From Spaceship Earth, Roxaboxen, Chicago, IL

Finds and Falls, Octagon Gallery, Chicago, IL

2012 Cosmic Debris, organized by Michael Green, Comfort Station, Chicago, IL

IT’S GETTING HOT IN HERE, Bolt Project Space, Chicago Artists’ Coalition, Chicago, IL

2011 The Wonder of It All, curated by Nicolette Caldwell and Sixty Inches From Center, MDW Fair Chicago, IL

Catastrophe, 208 S. Wabash Pop-Up Exhibition space, Chicago Urban Art Society, Chicago, IL

 

Two Person Exhibitions

2014 Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL

2013 Super in the Natural, O’Connor Art Gallery, Dominican University, River Forest, IL

2012 Sports Infiltrated, Design Cloud, Chicago, IL

2012 The Quarterly Site # 11: Line-of-Site, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013

PLAY, interactive workshop, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Imperfect Symmetry, A + D Gallery, Chicago, IL

EDITION Chicago, Abryant Gallery, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL

The Game of a Free City, organized by US English, St. Louis, MS

2 of a Kind, LVL3, Chicago, IL

it’s not me, it’s you, Heaven, Chicago, IL

Exchange, CAVE, Detroit, MI

 

2012

Preview, Chicago Artists’ Coalition, Chicago, IL

ACRE, Buena Vista Building, Design District, Miami, FL

Meltdown, Octagon Gallery, MDW Fair, Chicago, IL

Belknap, Evans, Romero; Happy Collaborationists, MDW Fair, Chicago, IL

Video Night, Airplane, Brooklyn, NY

On Making Things Matter: Strategies for Preservation, ShoP, Chicago, IL

Super Challenge Excitement Fun Zone, Octagon Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

2011

Romantic Notions, Los Caminos, St. Louis, MO

Aftermath, Bolt Project Space, Chicago Artists’ Coalition, Chicago, IL

Mischief Night, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

Attendant, curated by The Happy Collaborationists, MDW Fair, Chicago, IL

Wood Worked, Chicago Urban Art Society, Chicago, IL

The Perpetual Motion of a Still Life (in collaboration with Sara Black,) Ryerson Woods, Deerfield, IL

Preview, Bolt Project Space, Chicago Artists’ Coalition, Chicago IL

Building: a way of living, Built Festival, Chicago, IL

the toy formerly known as…, Slow, Chicago, IL

The Precession, (Rebecca Horn Fingers for Mark Jeffrey and Judd Morrissey,) Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

 

2010

Stretching Distillment, RAID Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Materials of the City, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago MFA Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

 

2009

Disabling Conditions, Site Unseen, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

Second Stories: Artists Making Do and Fixing Up, Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2700, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago, IL

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago MFA Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

200 Lincolns, Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL

 

2008

New Blood II, Links Hall, Chicago, IL

X about X, Revolving Door Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

Visiting Artist

2012 Visiting Artist, ACRE, Steuben, WI

2011 Propositions, lecture, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2009 Art History Council, lecture, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

2008 Performance Department, lecture, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Collections

Joan Flasch Artist Book Collection, Chicago, IL

 

Awards

2013 4 Week Fellowship Residency Award, Vermont Studio Center,

2012 BOLT Residency Mentorship, Chicago Artists’ Coalition

2011 Chicago Artists Month Featured Artist

2010 James Nelson Raymond Fellowship

2009 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Visiting Artist Fellowship

2009 Morrison-Shearer/Tom Jaremba Fellowship

 

Residencies

2013 SIM Residency, Reykjavik, Iceland

2013 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2013, Bolt Residency (mentors), Chicago Artists’ Coalition, Chicago, IL

2012 ACRE, Steuben, WI

2012 Bolt Residency, Chicago Artists’ Coalition, Chicago, IL

2010 Harold Arts, Chesterhill, OH

2010 Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI

2009 Cliff Dwellers, Chicago, IL

 

Appointments (Sarah Belknap)

Owner, iamhome, Cicero, IL

Instructor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Early College Program, Chicago, IL

 

Appointments (Joseph Belknap)

Owner, iamhome, Cicero, IL

Instructor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Early College Program, SAIC, Chicago, IL

Fabricator and Technician, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Chicago, IL


 

Publications

Hijack the Newspaper: A New City Art Project, ‘After a Time’, September 2013.

 

Chamberlin, Katrina. ‘The Fakelore of Sarah Belknap and Joseph Belknap’, June 2012.


 

Bibliography

Paul Germanos. Bad At Sports, ‘Chicago Art in Pictures: Best of 2012- Year in Review’, July 2013. 

 

Caroline Picard. Art 21, ‘Pledging Artist Friendship’, July 2013. 

 

Stephanie Cristello. Art Slant, ‘Making an Impression’, July 2013. 

 

Lori Waxman. Chicago Tribune, 'Global art fair could paint city differently', November 2012.

 

Alicia Eler. Hyperallergenic, 'The Best of Chicago's MDW Art Fair: Cat Taxidermy, Tarot and Interactive Icebergs', November 2012.

 

Margot Brody, Kristofer Lenz, and Michelle Weidman. FNews Magazine, ‘MID.WAY’, December 2012.

 

Jason Foumberg. New City, 'Eye Exam: Second to None', November 2012.

 

Michael Workman. Artinfo, ‘Self Reflection in Chicago: A Photo Essay’, November 2012.

 

Lori Waxman. Chicago Tribune, ‘Matias Cuevas uses familiar in unconventional settings’, November 2011.

 

Laura Elizabeth Barone. Temporary Art Review, ‘Romantic Notions at Los Caminos’, November 2011.

 

Nicolette Caldwell. Sixty Inches From Center, ‘The work of Sarah Belknap & Joseph Belknap’, September 2011.

 

Jonathan Kinkley. Time Out Chicago, ‘Soft Served’, December 2010.

 

Allison Glenn. F News Magazine, ‘Chicago takes on LA’, September 2010.

 

Marla Seidell. Art Slant, ‘Clandestino Artist Dinner’, November 2009.

 

Sarno, Martha. Chicago Art Magazine. ‘Site Unseen 2009: (Dis)abling Conditions at the Cultural Center Four Perspectives’. October 2010.

 

Lauren Vallone. Bad at Sports, ‘Opening Tonight: Second Stories: Artists Making Do and Fixing Up’, June 2009.

 

Abraham Ritchie. New City Art, ‘Review: Second Stories: Artists Making Do and Fixing Up/Zolla Lieberman Gallery’, June 2009.

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