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LILLI CARRÉ | artist resume


2006 BFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2014 The Pleasure of Getting Lost. Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
2014 Graphic Novelist Residency Exhibition. Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH. March 14 – June 8, 2014
2013-14 BMO Harris Bank Chicago Works: Lilli Carré, MCA Chicago, December 17, 2013 - April 15, 2014
2012 Moving Holds, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
Lips and Crumbs, Desert Island, Brooklyn,
2011 Cartoonist, Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Annex, Loyola University, Chicago
2010 Artist In Residency exhibition, Spudnik Press, Chicago 2009
2016 Dredged / Drawn, Fed Galleries at Kendall College of Art and Design, Woodbridge N Ferris Building, Grand Rapids, MI
2015 New American Paintings: Midwest Edition, curated by Staci Boris, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhust, IL
2014 My Hands Are My Bite, curated by Dann Gunn, Monique Meloche Gallery. June 7 - August 2, 2014
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan WI, October 13, 2013–February 16, 2014
2013 I See What You Say: Visual Stories and Narrative Art, Museum of Cartoon Art, San Francisco. March 16 – July 21, 2013
Drawer’s Drawing, curated by Carrie Gundersdorf and Eric Lebofsky, Julius Caesar and Peregrine Program, February 3-March 3, 2013
2012 Where’d I Leave the Thing Itself, featuring the work of Lilli Carré and Alexander Stewart. Roots & Culture, Chicago, IL. November 30, 2012 to January 5, 2013
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago
Afterimage, DePaul University Art Museum and the Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago
Blaque Lyte, ADA Gallery, Richmond VA
Big Youth II, Bourouina Gallery, Berlin, Germany, curated by John Corbett and Jim Dempsey
2011 New Chicago Comics, 4-person show, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Blaque Lyte, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago
Cartoon Ink, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago
Heads on Poles, Western Exhibitions, Chicago
The Jitters, Saturday Cinema, Chicago
I'm Happy, and I'm Singing, Comfort Station, Chicago
2010 Even Still: The work of CUFF Alumni, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago
The Great Outdoors, Pony Club Gallery, Portland
The Last Match, Baltanakts, Riga, Latvia
FLAT3, Floor Length And Tux, Chicago
Jupiter & Beyond the Infinite, Synchronicity Gallery, Los Angeles Momentum, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis
2008 An Associate Degree in Science, Open Lot, St. Louis
Off-Kilter Comics, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis
2007 Coma 9 & 14, California Occidental Museum of Art, Chicago Baby Chicago, Green Lantern Gallery, Chicago
2006 And Other Stories, Artlink Functionsuite, Edinburgh, Scotland
Version>06 Media Festival, Iron Studios, Chicago
Narratives, Sequences, Characters, Butchershop/Dogmatic, Chicago
  Thomas J. Watson Library, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Artists' Book Collection
Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection
Ryerson Library, Art Institute of Chicago
Library of Congress
2016 NewCity Art. Zarley, B. David. "Breakout Artists 2016: Chicago's Next Generation of Image Makers." April 28, 2016.
2015 Comics Reporter. "2015 Ignatz Award Winners." September 20, 2015.
New City. Cardoza, Kerry. "Portrait of a Gallery: Trunk Show." May 30, 2015
New York Times, "Inside a Charter School", April 11, 2015

New York Times, "The Bloody Footprint", February 5, 2015

Hyperallergic. Sierzputowski, Kate. "Lilli Carré’s Labyrinthine Visions". October 13, 2014
New City. Girgenti, Maria. "Review: Lilli Carré/Western Exhibitions". October 12, 2014
Chicago Magazine. Foumberg, Jason. "Four Rising Chicago Artists Worth Investing In". September 5, 2014
New American Paintings. Midwest #113, curated by Staci Boris. August-September 2014
. Yost, Zara. "A Chimerical World: Lilli Carré’s Debut Show at the MCA." March 16th, 2014
Chicago Tribune
. Waxman, Lori. "Compare and Contrast: Ceramics at the MCA." Thursday, February 6, 2014

2013 Chicago Reader. Berlatsky, Noah. “Lilli Carré in three dimensions.” December 17, 2013
Chicagoist. Shaw, Marielle. "Lilli Carré Flies Solo In Debut MCA Chicago Exhibit." Dec 12, 2013
2012 Chicago Tribune. Borrelli, Christopher. "Pinning down Chicago artist Lilli Carre" December 2012
New City.
Stabler, Bert. "Lilli Carré and Richard Hull ." April 2012
The Comics Journal, Berlatsky Noah. "Noah Berlatsky review The Fir-Tree by Lilli Carré" January 2012
2011 Time Out Chicago, Weinberg, Lauren. "Blaque Lyte' at the Hyde Park Art Center: David Shrigley, Lilli Carré and many other artists present works that glow in the dark" October 2011
Art: 21 Blog, Nichols, Thea Liberty. "Lilli Carré: Rhythm and Written Sound" August 2011
New City Art, Hendrickson, Julia V. "Eye Exam: Chicago's Current Comic Affairs" January 2011
ArtSlant, Nichols, Thea LIberty. "New Chicago Comics" January 2011
Pol Culture Blog, Martin, Stanley. "Comics Review: Lilli Carré, 'The Carnival" January 2011
2010 New City, Foumberg, Jason. "The Top 5 of Everything 2012: Art" December 2010
New City, Golden-McNerney, Regan. "Review: Lilli Carré/ Spudnik Press" June 2010
2009 The New York Times, Wolk, Douglas. "Comics" December 2009
USA Today, Matheson, Whitney. "Pop Candy's Top 100 People of 2009! Part two: 60-79" December 2009
Chicago Reader, Stabler, Bert. "The Reader's Choice: Ryan Fenchel, Isak Applin, and Lilli Carré (Tie)" 2009
2008 Village Voice, Gehr, Richard. "Pulp Fictions: John Kerschbaum's Petey & Pussyand, Lilli Carré's The Lagoon" December 2008
New City Art, Smigasiewicz, Beatrice. "Eye Exam: Call of the Wild" December 2008
Time Out Chicago, Messinger, Jonathan. "The Lagoon" December 2008
Chicago Reader. Berlatsky, Noah. "Girl, You'll Meet a Creature Soon: Sexual Initiation Lurks Just Below the Surface in Lilli Carré's The Lagoon" November 2008
2013 Pierre Feuille Ciseaux #4, experimental comics residency, Minneapolis MN, August 12-17, 2013
2012 Yaddo Artist Residency
2011 Propeller Fund Grant, Administered by Gallery 400 & ThreeWalls, funded by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Best Experimental Film, The Light Factory Filmmaker's Showcase, Charlotte NC
2010 Festival Guest, Small Press Expo, Stockholm, Sweden
Visiting Artist In Residence, CSSSA Summer Animation Program at CalArts
Artist In Residence, Spudnik Press, Chicago
2009 Reader’s Choice, Best Emerging Artist, Chicago Reader
2008 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Story, The Thing About Madeline 2006 Fellowship Award, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Best Animation Award, Chicago Underground Film Festival
Fred A. Hillbruner Artists’ Book Fellowship Award Honorable Mention
2014 Trailer for HAIRY WHO & THE CHICAGO IMAGISTS from Pentimenti Productions
2013 DRAW ON EVERYTHING! // fresh animated ideas. Winnipeg Underground Film Festival. June 16, 2013
"Like a Lantern", Ann Arbor Film Festival, Michigan. March 19-24
Autoptic Festival, Minneapolis MN, August 18, 2013
Helsinki Comics Festival, Helsinki Finland, September 6-8, 2013
2012 Last Friday Shorts, Essex UK
From the Sea to the Stars, The Milk Factory, Chicago
Shorts program, Stockholm International Comics Festival, Sweden
2011 Zummertapez, solo screening, Roots and Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago
Best of FLEX, Labor Berlin, Berlin, Germany
The Light Factory Filmmaker's Showcase, Light Factory, Charlotte, NC
FLEX Film Festival, Gainesville
Bride of Super-8, Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago
Strange Beauty Film Festival, Durham, NC
Dark Frames, Aurora Picture Show, Houston
2010 Animator Festival, Poznan, Poland
Kick, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles
Decibelle Festival, Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago
Winter Animation Shorts, Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago
2009 Festival of Contemporary Animation, Rhode Island College, Providence
San Francisco International Animation Festival, San Francisco
Citizen Jane Film Festival, Columbia MO
Jupiter & Beyond the Infinite, Synchronicity Gallery, Los Angeles
Screening curated by Hakim Belabbes, Casablanca, Morocco
Stop & Go, International traveling program
2008 Feira Laica, Coimbra, Portugal
Best of the Chicago Underground Film Festival, The Nightingale, Chicago
2007 Sundance Film Festival, Park City
Cinema Nova, Brussels, Belgium
Aurora Film Festival, Norwich, UK
Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland
Expresion en Corto International Film Festival, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
CineVegas Film Festival, Las Vegas
SFS 2007, Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic
NMWA Festival of Film & Media Arts, Washington DC
Contemporary Short Animation Series, Film Studies Center, University of Chicago
Platform International Animation Festival, Portland
Sundance Institute at BAM, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn
San Francisco International Animation Festival, San Francisco
St. Louis International Film Festival, St. Louis
San Diego Women’s Film Festival, San Diego
Animation Block Party, Brooklyn
Movieside Film Festival, Music Box, Chicago
2006 Conversations At The Edge, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago
FLEX Film Festival, Gainesville
Animation World’s Fair, Ice Factory, Chicago
Chicago Underground Film Festival, Music Box, Chicago
Thaw, Sonotheque, Chicago
An Incomplete Map of Everything, Links Hall, Chicago

Heads or Tails, Fantagraphics Books, (forthcoming) 2012, Seattle WA
The Fir-Tree, HarperCollins Publishers, 2009, New York, NY
Nine Ways to Disappear, Little Otsu, 2009, Portland OR / San Francisco
The Lagoon, Fantagraphics Books, 2008, Seattle WA
Spanish Edition published by La Cúpula, Barcelona, Spain
French Edition published by Cambourakis, Paris, France
Tales of Woodsman Pete, Top Shelf Productions, 2006, Marietta GA
Spanish Edition published by Apa Apa, Barcelona, Spain
French Edition published by La Pasteque, Montréal, Canada
Finnish Edition published by Huuda Huuda, Helsinki, Finland


Best American Comics 2006, 2008, and 2010, Houghton Mifflin
Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010, Houghton Mifflin
Pen America
The Believer Magazine
Smoke Signal
Windy Corner
Taffy Hips
Beasts 2
Paper and Carriage

2010 - present Co-Founder/Director of the Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation, Chicago
2014 Animation for HAIRY WHO & THE CHICAGO IMAGISTS from Pentimenti Productions


2010 - Ongoing