Education

2016 MFA, Sculpture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2013 BA Art, Minor: English, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
2012 Architecture Foundations, Danish Institute for Study Abroad, Copenhagen, Denmark

Solo Projects and Exhibitions

2014
Please, choose a shoe for where you’re going, Southfork, Memphis, TN
I want to show you something but you might have to follow me. What do you think about that?, Medicine Factory, Memphis, TN
2013
A Detour and a Pause, Center for Outreach in the Development of the Arts and Downtown Memphis Commission, Memphis, TN

Group Exhibitions

2017
Post/Natural: The Anthropocene in Artists’ Publishing, Flaxman Library Special Collections Reading Room, Chicago, IL
2016
MFA Show 2016, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
2013
Did You Make That S#!+ With Your Hands?, Clough-Hanson Gallery, Memphis, TN
2012
Juried Art Show, Clough-Hanson Gallery, Memphis, TN
2011
Juried Art Show, Clough-Hanson Gallery, Memphis, TN

Publication and Bibliography

2018
"Claire Pentecost 'The Persistence of the Unsorted' at Garfield Park Conservatory," Chicago Artist Writers, chicagoartistwriters.com/claire-penteco?
2017
“When phototropism interrupts me” and “Plumbing and producing,” Furman 217, Winter 2017, no. 2
2015
"Plumbing and Producing", e-merge, Fall 2015 issue, blogs.saic.edu/emerge/plumbing-and-prod?
2011
“Holding Forth,” Richard J. Alley, Rhodes Magazine, Fall 2011 issue, apply.rhodes.edu/magazine/24105.asp

Awards and Commissions

2017
Acquisition of composite stoke where by the Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection, Chicago, IL
2016
Prayer Wheel Memorial Garden, Private Commission, Galena, IL
2014
Commission for interactive shelving units for Marisol: Sculptures and Works on Paper at Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
2013
Center for Outreach in the Development of the Arts Grant, Memphis, TN
Dionysian Award, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
2012-2013
Studio Assistant Fellowship, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
2011
Invited to deliver a paper, "The Creative Experience in Pictor Ignotus and Andrea Del Sarto", at the British Studies Symposium, Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, AL
2010-2011
Vanuxem Fellowship, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN

Relevant Experience

2016-2018
Robie House Preservation Technician, Frank Lloyd Wright Trust, Chicago, IL
2016, 2017, 2018
Art Handling, Marc Straus Gallery, Chicago Expo
2015
Guest critic for midterm and final research presentations in the Architecture Theory Seminar, SAIC, Chicago, IL
Panel moderator for one evening of the Sculpture Dialogues symposia series, SAIC, Chicago, IL
2014-2015
Sharp Shop Teaching Assistantship, SAIC, Chicago, IL
Farmhand, La Porte, IN
2012-2014
Studio assistant to Ben Butler