59 Euclid Avenue

Lauren Weinberg, host and curator
Sam Jaffe, artist
Sarah Kernohan, artist

Sarah Kernohan will give a talk about her installation on Sunday, September 20, at 1pm

Sam Jaffe is a sculptor, painter, fiber, and installation artist currently living and working in Chicago, IL. Characterized by toxic color and overstuffed, mutated forms, her recent work explores labor, ornamentation, femininity, and the fallibility of the human body. Sam received her BFA from The Rhode Island School of Design in 2005 and her MFA from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago in 2009. She is represented by 65GRAND in Chicago and is a lecturer at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago.
​​Recent exhibitions include:
​ ​65GRAND: Chicago, IL, Zolla/Lieberman: Chicago, IL, The Hyde Park Art Center: Chicago, IL, The Highland Park Art Center: Chicago, IL, The Union League Club: Chicago, IL, Peregrine Program: Chicago, IL, The Contemporary Art Center: Peoria, IL.

Sketches & Work In Progress (Below):

Sarah Kernohan’s work focuses on landscape, large-scale natural physical events and memory. She received her MFA at the University of Waterloo and received a BFA from OCAD. She has exhibited her work nationally and internationally, and is the recipient of several awards; including the Ontario Graduate Scholarship, University of Waterloo President’s Scholarship and grants from the Ontario Arts Council. She participated in the Keith and Win Shantz Fellowship through the University of Waterloo and worked in London UK with Peles Empire and Oliver Osbourne. She lives and works in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.