Madeleine Aguilar tells stories, builds archives, maps spaces, constructs furniture, records histories, organizes data, catalogs objects, prints publications, creates frameworks, collects imagery, acquires trades, ties knots, repurposes materials, imitates structures, utilizes chance, plays instruments, follows intuition, prompts participation, guides observation, leaves evidence, develops routines, takes walks, breaks habits, and makes lists.

contact:   maguil2@saic.edu

CV

Education

 

2022

2020             

2019                       

2016              

                       

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

 

2021

2018             

2017              

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2021

2020

 

 

 

2019             

                                            

2018             

                      

                      

                     

2017             

                                          

2016             

                                 

2014

 

 

Experience

 

2021

2020     

 

       

 

 

2019

 

 

 

 

 

2018            

 

2016         

 

2014 

2013          



Awards & Publications

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Collections

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bibliography

Master of Fine Arts Candidate, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency, Saugatuck, MI

William Jones College Preparatory, Chicago, IL

Marwen, Chicago, IL

 

 

you are here, Compound Yellow, Oak Park, IL

Spies!, Condo Association, Chicago

I just want to stay home, Box Gallery, Chicago

 

Keep In Touch: Terrain Biennial 2021, Terrain Exhibitions, Oak Park, IL

The Long Dream, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

 Artist Run Chicago 2.0, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

Spring Undergraduate Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

I Can’t Believe It’s Not a Butterfly in a Job Bag, Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection, Chicago, IL

Equal Parts, Stewdio Visit, Tucson, AZ

moves on human scale, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL

A Four Part Performance, Circle L Ranch (MOCA), Oracle, AZ

The Beasts, Circle Contemporary at The Arts of Life, Chicago, IL

Prism-isms, Roman Susan, Chicago, IL

Scarecrow, Every house has a door, Helsinki, Finland & Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, IL

Truck Tracks Ruhr: Red, blue, white, yellow, black, Every house has a door, Essen, Germany

Puppet Cabaret, SAIC Performance Space, Chicago, IL

Exhaust the Possible, Trunk Show, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL

Chicago Public Schools All-City High School Exhibition, SITE Galleries, Chicago, IL

Home Meant Improv/ Uncertainty makes a good show, Compound Yellow, Oak Park, IL

MCA Live: Boulevard Dreamers, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Teaching Assistant, Printmedia, Painting & Drawing, and Photography Department, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Teaching Assistant, Sullivan Fabrication Studio, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Production Assistant, Service Bureau, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Artist-in-Residence, Compound Yellow, Oak Park, IL

Performer, 5 Beginnings, Every house has a door, Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago, IL

Exhibitor, Milwaukee Zine Fest, Milwaukee, WI

Exhibitor, Multiple Goods Fair, Compound Yellow, Oak Park, IL

Composer, Aquarium, A film by Every house has a door, Chicago, IL

Performer, Terrain Biennial Block Party Community Event, Overton Elementary, Chicago

Intern, Department of Prints and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago

Studio Facilitator, Marwen, Chicago, IL

Contributor, Waveforms Summer 2020  , SAIC Sound Department, Chicago, IL

Workshop Leader, Homemade Stories and Handmade Books, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL

Performer, America: A Hymnal, Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL

Performer, Some Kind of Duty, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL

Lecturer, Line Age Gap: A Father/Daughter Artist Talk In Turn, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL

Illustrator/Comics Contributor, F Newsmagazine, Chicago, IL

Exhibitor, Multiple Goods Fair, Oak Park, IL

Exhibitor, Chicago Zine Fest, Chicago, IL

Massey Chicago Scholar Student Ambassador, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Counselor/Instrument Instructor, Girls Rock Chicago, Chicago, IL

Studio Facilitator, FrankenToyMobile, Chicago, IL

Participant, MCA Family Day: Trail Mix, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Performer, Water Music on the Beach 2016, 6018|North, Chicago, IL

Musician, New Life Community Church, Chicago, IL

Volunteer/Presenter, Open Engagement 2014, Queens Museum, New York

Student Ambassador, Marwen, Chicago, IL

Walter and Shirley Massey Chicago Scholarship Recipient, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2016-2020

 

Xerox Candy Bar, issue 33, Fall 2019

 

Pinnacle Award Finalist, College Media Association, 2019

 

New Tones (For Newton) compiled by Andrew S. Yang, Prism-isms, April 2018

 

Dean's List for Outstanding Sophomores, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2018

Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s John Flaxman Library, Chicago, IL

 

Look Hear Library at Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency, Saugatuck, MI

 

Jorge Lucero Study Collection at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

Quarantine Public Library, https://www.quarantinepubliclibrary.com/

madeleine in planar chair.jpg

Luteboy series , F Newsmagazine, monthly 2018-2020

 

Minis: Madeleine Aguilar, High-Low Comics, September 27, 2020

Madeleine Aguilar’s Minicomics, High-Low Comics, October 2, 2019

 

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (11/30-12/06), Bad At Sports, by Visualist Chicago, November 30, 2017

 

Meet the New Class, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Magazine, Fall 2016

 

Memorable End: An Artist’s Daughter Experiences Crystal Bridges For The First Time, CBMAA Blog, October 3, 2014

 

The Aguilar Family on Open Engagement 2014, Cultural Reproducers, June 2, 2014