STACIA YEAPANIS

 

EDUCATION
2003 - 2006
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago • Chicago, IL • MFA in Studio Art from the Fiber and Material Studies Department

1995 - 1999
Oberlin College • Oberlin, OH • BA, German, Graduated Phi Beta Kappa


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2014
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For • Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL (SOLO)
Fail-Safe • St. Louis Craft Alliance Grand Gallery, St. Louis, MI

2013
Abstracting the Seam • Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Exchange: Detroit<>Chicago • Public Pool, Detroit, MI

2012
The Great Refusal: Taking on New Queer Aesthetics • The Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
PreOccupation • The Fine Arts Building, Chicago, IL
Over and Over Again • BOLT Project Space, Chicago, IL (SOLO)

2011
ARTIFACT • BOLT Project Space, Chicago, IL
Please Stand By: Stacia Yeapanis + Readymade777 • 6x6, New York, NY (2-person)
PREVIEW • BOLT Project Space, Chicago, IL 
Everybody Hurts • Strawdog Theatre, Chicago, IL (SOLO)
Video Village • Index Art. Newark, NJ. Curated by Noah Collier and Stephanie Szerlip

2010
Super/prime: Pavillion • AT1 Projects. Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Naomi Gassel
Performance Anxiety • Gallery 400. Chicago, IL. Curated by Alicia Eler and Jefferson Godard 
Beyond Pixeltorialism: Digital Photography in the 21st Century • Robert T. Wright Gallery, Grayslake, IL
Fuzzy Logic • Des Lee Gallery, St. Louis, MO, Curated by Audry Mast 
Losing Yourself in the 21st Century • Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD 

2009
Losing Yourself in the 21st Century • Ernst G. Welch School of Art & Design Gallery, Atlanta, GA 
RE: Figure • Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL 
MP3: Volume II: Midwest Photographers Project • The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL 
The Politics of Video Sampling: Slash and Remix Culture • Boston Cyberarts Festival, Cambridge, MA 

2008
Rewind, Remix, Fast Forward • The Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
The 14th Annual Parnu International Video and Film Festival • Parnu, Estonia, Curated by Andrew Hicks 
Ladylike: A Proper Take on Feminist Art • Koscielak Gallery. Chicago, IL, Curated by Joanne Hinkle 
New American Talent 23 • Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX, Juried by Nato Thompson 
under current • Claremont Graduate University. Claremont, CA 
New York Photo Festival • Tobacco Warehouse, New York, NY, Curated by Natasha Egan and Karen Irvine
Henbane: Dialectics of the Feminine Sublime • Medicine Park Gallery, Chicago, IL 

2007
New Art 2007 • Orleans Street Gallery, St. Charles, IL, Juried by Adam Brooks
Around the Coyote Arts Festival • Video and New Media Lounge, Chicago, IL, Curated by Catherine Forester
Drain Magazine • Online journal, publication of artwork and essays around a theme (www.drainmag.com)
Girl on Guy: The Object of My Desire • A+D Gallery, Chicago, IL, Curated by Marci Rae McDade
Gameplay • Around the Coyote, Chicago, IL, Curated by Jessica Cochran
Her Shorts Women’s Video Festival • Austin, TX

2006
Around the Coyote Arts Festival • Spa Soak, Chicago, IL, Curated by Jessica Cochran
Spun from the Web • G2, Chicago, IL, Organized by Shawnee Barton
Graduate Thesis Exhibition • G2, Chicago, IL

2005
More Real Than Real • LG Space, Chicago, IL

2004
Addict • Gallery X, Chicago, IL (SOLO)
4th Pingyao International Photo Exhibition • Pingyao, China 
Somewhat Soft • SAIC, Chicago, IL
Obsessive • LG Space, Chicago, IL


COLLECTIONS
Museum of Contemporary Photography • Permanent Collection, Chicago, IL (2009)
Rhizome.org Art Base (2007 - present)
Museum of Contemporary Photography • Midwest Photographers Collection, Chicago, IL (2006 - 2011)
Various Private Collections

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESS
2013
Eler, Alicia. “New Bonds and Studio Space Lead to Creative Leaps: Stacia Yeapanis on Chicago’s BOLT Residency” Art21 blog (February 25, 2013)

2012
Foumberg, Jason. “Eye Exam: Borrowing Time.” New City Chicago (May 22, 2012)

2010
Gassel, Naomi. “The Art of Losing Yourself in the 21st Century.” www.radarredux.com (February 22, 2010)

2009
Yeapanis, Stacia. “My Feminism is 80s Teen Movie Flavored.” www.badatsports.com (December 3, 2009)
Ise, Claudine. “Chicago Curators’ “Performance Anxiety” on Sounvenirs from the Earth TV.” www.badatsports.com (December 2, 2009)
Grabner, Michelle. “Critics’ Picks” www.artforum.com (August 31, 2009)
Yeapanis, Stacia. “Cross-stitch Contemplations.” Fiberarts Magazine (Summer 2009)
MP3: Volume II: Midwest Photographers Publication Project • Co-published by Aperture and The Museum of Contemporary Photography 
Swanson, Amber Hawk. “On Fair Use and Copyright Law.” www.nyfa.org (March 16, 2009)
Yeapanis, Stacia. “Confessions of an Aca-Arti-Femi-Fan.” www.henryjenkins.org (March 11, 2009)

2008
Eler, Alicia. “Who’s Who: Stacia Yeapanis.” www.centerstagechicago.com (September 1, 2008)
Eler, Alicia. “Critics’ Picks” www.artforum.com (July 8, 2008)
Eler, Alicia. “Henbane: Dialectics of the Feminine Sublime.” Time Out Chicago (April 10-16, 2008) Issue 163
McClure, Kelly. “The Stinking Nightshade.” New City Chicago (March 25, 2008) 
Chicago Reader (March 20, 2008) (illus.)
undercurrent • Catalogue, Images included, Claremont Graduate University, 2008. Claremont, CA
NAT23 • Catalogue, Images included, Arthouse at the Jones Center, June 2008. Austin, TX

2007
Greer, Sheree. “Sincerely Yours, Non-Man-Hating Feminist Art.” Reservoir Online Journal (October)
Nance, Kevin. “Artistic Passions turn to ‘Girl on Guy.’” Chicago Sun Times (October 5, 2007)
Inklebarger, Timothy. “Digital Hollow Man.” Chicago Journal (July 11, 2007). Vol. 2 No. 42
Lawton, Mark. “Video Games a Natural Progression in the Art World.” Pioneer Local (July 4, 2007) 

2006
Petrusiak, Leah. “Sims like the Real Thing.” Time Out Chicago (April 20-26, 2006). Issue 60

2004
4TH Pingyao International Photo Exhibition • Catalogue, Images included, Pingyao, China


GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES
2012-2013
Bolt Residency Mentorship • Chicago Artists' Coalition, Chicago, IL

2012
Nominated for a 3Arts Award
Community Arts Assistance Program • City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs

2011-2012
Bolt Residency • Chicago Artists' Coalition, Chicago, IL

2009
Community Arts Assistance Program • City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs

2007
Community Arts Assistance Program • City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
Vermont Studio Center Fellowship • Partial Fellowship for residency, Johnson, VT


PANEL DISCUSSIONS AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
2010
Internet Copyright Workshop • Artist lecture, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD

2009
Intro to Photo • Artist lecture for class taught by Adam Ekberg, University of Illinois
MP3: Volume II: Gallery Talk • The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL 
Burning Bright: Creative Freedom in the Age of New Media • Panel Discussion, Columbia College
We Have a Right to Be Angry: Feminism, Fanvids and Fair Use • Artist lecture at Version 09, Chicago, IL 

2007
Exploratory Media • Artist lecture for class taught by Barbara DeGenevieve, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Game Culture • Artist lecture for class taught by Andrew Hicks, Columbia College
Come In and Play • Chicago Office of Tourism
-empyre- New Media Discussion List • Invited guest for “Constructions of Identity: Performance Life”
SW/TX Pop Culture Conference • Performative lecture, Albuquerque, NM

2006
Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses • Performative lecture, Barnesville, GA