Olivia Valentine
Solo and Two Person Exhibitions
2019 - Margins, Material and Metaphors, with Surahbi Ghosh, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL.
2014 - Fellowship Exhibition, with Jaydan Moore, Paige Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA.
2013 - Panorama, PASAJist, Istanbul, Turkey.
2012 - Second City, with Firat Erdim, Flash Atölye, Karşıyaka, İzmir, Turkey.
2012 - 1:1, Happy Collaborationists Exhibition Space, Chicago, IL.
2010 - Olivia Valentine: Inside Out/ Outside In, Storefront Installation, Art Here, Art Now, Hyde Park Art and Culture Alliance, Chicago, IL.
2010 - Pile/Pillar: Firat Erdim and Olivia Valentine, Open House, Chicago, IL.
2002 - Objects and Obsessions, Red Eye Gallery, Providence, RI.

Group Exhibitions

2020
FWB, High Noon Gallery, NYC. (Online)
20 Artists, 20 Parks, Polk County Heritage Gallery, Des Moines, IA. (Traveling)
Texture, Liz Lidgett Gallery, Des Moines, IA.

2018
The Burke Prize 2018: The Future of Craft Part 2, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY.
Lace, not Lace, Contemporary Fiber Art from Lacemaking Techniques,
Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ.
A Collection of Gestures,
Constance Gallery, Lamoni, IA.
For the Common Good,
Design on Main, Ames, IA.

2017
Group Exhibition,
ACRE Projects, Chicago, IL.
Drawing Millions of Plans,
Danish Royal Academy, Copenhagen, DK.
Where is Here?,
Design on Main, Ames, IA.
Dialog of Distance,
MAD Center Gallery, POLIS University, Tirana, Albania.
New Interfaces for Musical Expression,
Albourg University, Copenhagen, DK.
All Media Show,
Octogon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA

2016
In the Space of Summer, Whitespec, Atlanta, GA.

2015
Extreme Weather, Murmur Media, Atlanta, GA.
Satellites/Cinque Mostre, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy.

2014
Anywhere But Now, Wilton House Museum, Richmond, VA.
Intersections, Atrium Gallery, Ronald Regan Building, Washington, DC.

2013
Rijswijk Textile Biennial 2013, Rijswijk Museum, The Netherlands.
Doily Free Zone, Palazzo del Broletto, Pavia, Italy.
BORDERS, Staycation Museum, Berlin, Germany.
16th International Open, Womanmade Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Fleeting, Indi Go Gallery, Champaign, IL.
Interwoven, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA.

2012
FIBERS, Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, Madison, GA.
Cotton: Global Threads, in collaboration with Anne Wilson and Libby O’Bryan, The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK.

2011
Acre Country Fair, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Party…with an Artist, Hyde Park Art Center at Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL.
Love Lace, International Lace Award Exhibition, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia.
Kite!, The Barn Gallery, Lenox, MA.
Peregrine Papers, MDW Fair, Chicago, IL.
Local Industry, in collaboration with Anne Wilson and Libby O’Bryan, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN.

2010
Something's Not Quite Right Here, Fair Folks & A Goat, New York, NY.
Ground Floor, Hyde Park Arts Center, Chicago IL.
Materials of the City, Sullivan Galleries,  Chicago IL.
20/21, The Barn Gallery, Lenox, MA.
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries,  Chicago IL.
Anne Wilson: Wind/Rewind/Weave, in collaboration with Anne Wilson and Libby O’Bryan, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN.
Emerging Illinois Artists, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL.
Materiality, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2009
Dear Robert…, A. Sortie Inc. Chicago, IL.
Punto in Aria, Casework, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

2008
Mama’s Arts, Geborgen Kamers, the Gaidaro Foundation, The Hague, Holland.
Math and Art, The Barn Gallery, Lenox, MA.
The Dinosaur Show, Barometer Gallery, New York.

2007
Post Cards from the Edge, James Cohan Gallery.
Annual Gowanus Artists Studio Tour, Brooklyn, NY.
The Ice Cream Show, Barometer Gallery, New York.
YAS Emerging Artists Exhibition, Houghton Gallery, Cooper Union, NY.

1998-2006
Collective Number 9, 94 9th Street Gallery, Brooklyn, 2006.
Square Foot Show, Art Gotham Gallery, New York, 2006.
Annual Gowanus Artists Open Studio Tour, Brooklyn, NY, 2005.
Senior Invitational Exhibition, Woods Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 2002.
The Up and Coming, Collaborative Exhibition Project, Providence, RI, 2002.
End of Year Show, Cooper Union, New York, NY, 1998.    

Bibliography
Drawn Prospects: Metropoliz Future Forest, The Artful Plan, Anna Katrine Hougaard and Martin Søberg, editors, Birkhäuser, 2020.
between systems and grounds, cassette album and digital download, Carrier Records #0033.
Foundations: Reframing Architectural Education in a Cross-Cultural World. Charrette 4, n. 2, (Autumn 2017) p72-88, ISSN: 2054-6718.
Dailies, artist publication, with Holly Murkerson, 2017.
Goose Island, Edition of 20 prints, Normal Editions Workshop, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 2015.
Dailies, with Holly Murkerson, Sink Review #15, November 2015.
Hammond, Timur and Olivia Valentine, Site Lines, SOILEDzine v.4, Windowscrapers, 2013.
LOVE LACE, Catalog, 2011.
Mama’s Arts, Catalog, 2008.

Selected Press
Top Five Weekend Picks, Bad at Sports, March 14, 2019.
Crafting the Future the MAD Way, TL Magazine Website. February 6, 2019.
Paula Matthusen and Olivia Valentine - Between Systems and Grounds, Lost in a Sea of Sound, December 18, 2018.
Textile Stories: Paula Matthusen & Olivia Valentine, Textile Support, Podcast Interview, December 14, 2018.
Music For the Liberation of Household Items, New Sounds, Episode #4183, WNYC, December 12, 2018.
Paula Matthusen and Olivia Valentine - Between Systems and Grounds, Tabs Out, December 5, 2018.
New Releases November 2018, New Sounds, Episode #4178, WNYC, November 30, 2018.
between systems and grounds, Medina, Jeanne. Surface Design Association Blog, November 30, 2018.
Paula Matthusen and Olivia Valentine - Between Systems and Grounds, Exclaim, November 30, 2018.
Nightafternight Playlist, Alex Ross: The Rest is Noise, September 20, 2018.
World View, Vicky Ingham, DSM Magazine, Nov/Dec 2017, pg 104-114.
Time Warp, Edwin Slipek, Arts and Culture, Style Weekly, January 6, 2015, pg. 21.
State of Crafts: De Renaissance van Ambachtelijke Techniken, Textiel Plus, Number 229, Autumn 2014, p 8.
Jaydan Moore and Olivia Valentine in Conversation with K.L.H. Wells, Journal of Modern Craft Website, August 25, 2014
Alternative Practices, YAF Connection, Volume 12, Issue 4, July 2014.
The Cutting (and Stitching) Edge – Olivia Valentine, Mr X Stitch, October 11, 2012.
Eye Exam: Borrowing Time, New City, May 22, 2012
Top Five Weekend Picks, Bad At Sports, May 11, 2012.
Surface Design Journal, Summer 2011.
Fiber Arts, Annual Student Showcase, November 2010.
Textile Forum, Lace and Architecture: Olivia Valentine, September 2010.

Education
MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Photography Department, Providence, RI.
Coursework, Cooper Union, Irwin S. Channin School of Architecture, New York, NY.

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