EDUCATION

2013: M.F.A. Studio Art/Fiber & Material Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

2011: Post- Baccalaureate Certificate in Fine Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

2008: B.A. Practice of Art and Latin American Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Regents and Chancellor’s Scholar

AWARDS

2020: Grantee, Andrew & Barbara Choi Family Foundation Grant, AHL Foundation, New York City

2020: Grantee, Map Fund, New York City

2020: Artist Fellowship Finalist, Illinois Arts Council Agency

2020: Individual Artist Grant, City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

2019: Visual Artist Grant, Bloom Fund

2019: Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2019: Propeller Grant, Gallery 400 and Threewalls, Chicago

2019: MAKER Grant, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago

2019: Emerging Voices Award Finalist, American Craft Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2018: Part-Time Faculty of the Year, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2017: Sustainable Arts Foundation Awardee, Sustainable Arts Foundation, San Francisco, California

2017: Beazley Design of the Year Finalist, Design Museum, London

2017: Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2016: 3Arts Awardee, 3Arts, Chicago

2016: Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2015: Creative Project Grant, City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

2015: Grant, Puffin Foundation LTD, Teaneck, New Jersey

2015: Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2015: Craft Research Fund Travel Grant, Center for Craft, Creativity and Design, Asheville, North Carolina

 

FELLOWSHIPS

2019: Individual Fellowship Program, Collaborator of Roberto Sifuentes, Asian Cultural Council, New York City, NY

2016: Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

2013: Curatorial Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

RESIDENCIES

2021: Getting to Know You, Inaugural Artist in Residence, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio

2019: Artist in Residence, A. Farm, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2018: Artist in Residence, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis, Missouri

2018: Gyopo-in-Residence, The Back Room at Kim’s Corner, Chicago

2018: Artist in Residence, Hyde Park Art Center exchange with Frise Künstlerhaus Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

2018: HCL Sponsored Artist Program, High Concept Labs, Chicago

2017: Facebook Artist in Residence, Facebook, Chicago

2017: Take Action, Alphawood Gallery, Chicago

2017: DCASE Public Studio, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago

2015–16: Bolt Residency Mentor, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago

2015: Artist in Residence, Trenza Negra, Chiapas, Mexico

2014–15: Bolt Resident, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago

2014: Residency and Grant, Est-Nord-Est résidence d’artistes, Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Québec

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021(forthcoming): Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio

2020–2022: Talking Back to Power: Projects by Aram Han Sifuentes, curated by Laura Mart, Skirball Cultural Center and Museum, Los Angeles

2020: Official Unofficial Voting Station, Site Gallery at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

2020: Protest Banner Lending Library, curated by Amanda Shore, Art in the Open, Prince Edward Island, Canada

2019: Protest Banner Lending Library, curated by Tim Abel, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois

2019: We Are Never Never Other, curated by Kendra Paitz, University Galleries of Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois (catalog)

2019: Protest Banner Lending Library, curated by Mara Baldwin, Handwerker Gallery at Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

2018: To Ward Off Authorities and To Protect My Neighbors, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

2018: Protest Banner Lending Library, Cardinal, Baltimore, Maryland

2018: We Are Never Never Other, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis, Missouri

2018: We Are Not the Other. We Are the Center., Frise Künstlerhaus, Hamburg, Germany

2018: Take Receipts and Put it on Blast, The Luminary, St. Louis, Missouri

2018: Those Who Talk Back: US Citizenship Test Samplers and Protest Banner Lending Library, curated by Carol Zou, Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2017: Protest Banner Lending Library, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago

2017: Wave Your Freak Flag by the Protest Banner Lending Library, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago

2016: The Official Unofficial Voting Station: Voting for All Who Legally Can’t, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Chicago

2016: Younghye Han: My Mother’s First Exhibition, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago

2015: A Mend, curated by Danielle Krcmar, Babson College, Wellesley, Massachusetts

2015: Kim Jong Un Americans, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020–2021: Citizenship, curated by Zoe Larkins, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Colorado (catalog)

2020: State of Mind, curated by Ylinka Barotto, Moody Center for the Arts, Houston, Texas

2020: Official Unofficial Voting Station and Never Again is Now, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, California

2020: Coexistence: Discourse on Traditional and Contemporary Art, Sookmyung Women’s University Museum, Seoul, South Korea (catalog)

2020: To the Polls, Mural Arts Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2020: Here to Stay: Braving Barriers Through Performance, curated by Danielle Paswaters, Union Art Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2020: City of Chicago’s Artist Billboards Project, led by artist Amanda Williams, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Chicago

2020: City of Chicago’s Make Yourself Count Census Campaign, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Chicago

2020: The Future We Roll, The More We Gain, curated by Janeil Engelstad, Make Art with Purpose, Dallas, Texas (catalog)

2019: How the Light Gets In, curated by Andrea Inselmann, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

2019: Tense Present, curated by Sarah Darro, BOK, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (catalog)

2019: Take Refuge, curated by Alejandro Acierto, Coop, Nashville, Tennessee

2019: Ready, curated by Related Tactics, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California

2019: Parallels and Peripheries: Migration and Mobility, curated by Larry Ossei-Mensah, VisArts, Rockville, Maryland

2019: Race and Revolution: Still Separate—Still Unequal, curated by Katie Fuller and Larry Ossei-Mensah, The August Wilson African American Cultural Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2019: Asian American Storytelling Through Art, HANA CENTER, Chicago

2019: Everyday, Everyday, Everyday, Everyday Freedoms, organized by Curatorial Practice M.F.A. at MICA Class of 2020, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

2019: Race and Revolution: Still Separate—Still Unequal, co-curated by Katie Fuller and Larry Ossei-Mensah, Woskob Family Gallery, Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania

2018: Culinary Roots/Migratory Routes, curated by Nancy Comorau and Anna Davies, Richard M. Moss Art Museum, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio

2018: This Country, curated by Kahlil Irving, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut

2018: Life as We Know It, curated by Penny Duff and Michael Slaboch, Eckert Art Gallery at Millersville University, Millersville, Pennsylvania

2018: Forward Union Fair, Red Bull Arts, New York City

2018: Cry of Victory and Short Walks to Freedom, curated by Modou Dieng projects + gallery, St. Louis, Missouri (catalog)

2018: Through Her Eye, organized by Ysabel Pinyol and Mashonda Tifrere, Mana Contemporary, Chicago (catalog)

2018: Elegant Disruption, curated by Joseph Ravens, Zhou B Art Center and Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago

2018: Living Architecture, curated by Tricia van Eck, 6018 North, Chicago

2018: Banner 100 Years of Protest, New Brewery Arts, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

2018: What We Make, curated by Erin Fletcher and Ashley Biser, Ross Art Museum, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio

2018: Making Change: The Art and Craft of Activism, curated by Betsy Greer, Museum of Design Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia

2018: Slouching Toward Sunshine, curated by Kimberly McKinnis, Rutter Family Art Foundation, Norfolk, Virginia

2017: 2017 Beazley Design of the Year, Design Museum, London, United Kingdom (catalog)

2017: The Art Next Door: Chicago’s Exemplars, curated by Tami Miller, Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, Michigan

2017: Over and Over, curated by Debra Kayes, Glass Curtain Gallery at Columbia College, Chicago

2017: Human Human, curated by Jessica Cochran, Ralph Arnold Gallery, Chicago

2017: VIP: Very Important Platforms, EXPO Chicago, 6018North and 3Arts, Chicago

2017: A Matter of Conscience, curated by Mia Lopez, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago

2017: Race and Revolution: Still Separate – Still Unequal, curated by Kathryn Fuller & Larry Ossei-Mensah, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York

2017: Art Work: An Exploration of Labor, curated by Jennie Lamensdorf, Love Apple Art Space, Ghent, New York

2017: Making Plans, organized by Kyle Bellucci Johanson and Matthew Lax, Human Resources, Los Angeles (catalog)

2017: Fierce Tiding, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago

2016: Splendor of Threads, Chung Young Yang Embroidery Museum at Sookmyung Women’s University, Seoul, South Korea (catalog)

2016: Everything has been material for scissors to shape, curated by Namita Gupta Wiggers, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian American Experience, Seattle, Washington

2015: Make Do, curated by Mara Baldwin, Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

2015: Elmhurst Art Museum Biennial: Chicago Statements, curated by Staci Boris, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, Illinois

2015: RaceCraft, co-curated by Marie Lo and Sarita Echavez See, Center for Art and Thought, Los Angeles

2014: Material Possessions, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, Indiana

2013: Tracing Affinities, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago 

 

PERFORMANCES

2018: #exsanguination excerpt, In collaboration with Roberto Sifuentes and Jon Cates, OKLAHOMO, Chicago, IL

2018: #exsanguination, In collaboration with Roberto Sifuentes and Jon Cates, Art of the Networked Practice Symposium, Chicago, IL

2017: #exsanguination, In collaboration with Roberto Sifuentes and Jon Cates, Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery, Chicago, IL

2016: Official Unofficial Voting Station: Election Night Party for the Disenfranchised with Roberto Sifuentes and Sadie Woods, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

2016: Imagining a Border with Piñata Walls with Yvette Mayorga, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Chicago, IL

2016: Jenny Polak’s Speakers’ Podium for Citizens and Non-Citizens, Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL

2016: Between Borders: A Refugee Simulation Experience, Sponsored by the Temple Law & Public Policy Program, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA

2015: Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Centro de Textiles del Mundo Maya, Chiapas, Mexico

2015: Immigrant Takeover, Center for Craft, Creativity and Design, Asheville, NC

2015: 2015: Kim Jong Un Haircuts, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL

2015: Kim Jong Un Haircuts, Terrain Biennial, Chicago, IL

 

IN THE COLLECTIONS OF

DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL

Facebook, Chicago, IL

Design Museum, London, UK

 

WORKSHOPS

Take Receipts and Put it on Blast (Aram Han Sifuentes and Ishita Dharap)

2019: Creating Justice Symposium at Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL

2018: The Luminary, St. Louis, MI

 

Protest Banner Lending Library 

2019: Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

Re-Joyce at Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre, Toronto, Canada

2018: Forward Union Fair, Red Bull Arts, New York City, NY

Cardinal Space, Baltimore, MA

Maryland Institute College of Art, MA

Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis, MO

Latina Mothers at Kingdom House, St. Louis, MO

Covenant House, St. Louis, MO

Metro Academic, St. Louis, MO

Grand Center Arts Academy, St. Louis, MO

Lewis Place Camp, St. Louis, MO

Sewcial Impact, St. Louis, MO

Latinos en Axion, St. Louis, MO

Senior Living at Renaissance Place, St. Louis, MO   

Design Museum, London, U.K

Sojourner Scholars, Smart Museum, Chicago, IL

Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA

School of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA

2017: Alphawood Gallery, Chicago, IL

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY. Protest Banner Making Workshop with Cauleen Smith

Albany Park Theater Project, Chicago, IL

Pick Museum at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL. Truth. Climate. Now Symposium.

Jane Addams Hull House Museum in partnership with Gallery 400, Chicago, IL

Comfort Station, Chicago, IL

Teaching Artist Summit for Chicago Artist Coalition at Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2016: Jane Addams Hull House Museum, Chicago, IL

              Comfort Station, Chicago, IL

 

US Citizenship Test Sampler

2018: Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA

2017: Wing Luke Museum of Asian American Experience, Seattle, WA

Smart Museum, Chicago, IL

Jane Addams Hull House Museum, Chicago, IL

2016: Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL

Jane Addams Hull House Museum, Chicago, IL

Pulaski International School, Chicago, IL

Rodolfo Lozano Bilingual and International Center Elementary School, Chicago, IL

Benito Juarez High School, Chicago, IL

2015: Chicago Humanities Festival, Chicago, IL

Archives of American Art, Smithsonian’s Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art & Portraiture, Washington, D.C.

Rodolfo Lozano Bilingual and International Center Elementary School, Chicago, IL

 

Embroidery in Translation: Traditional Korean Embroidery

2015: Centro de Textiles del Mundo Maya, Chiapas, Mexico

 

CURATED EXHIBITIONS

2015: Work Werq, FLATStudios, the headlining exhibition of visual and performance art for the Association for Asian American Studies, Co-Curated with Jacqueline Chao, Chicago, IL.

2014: On Craft, Curation of oral histories on American Craft, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

2013: MFA Show 2013, Curatorial Fellows at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

 

INVITED PUBLICATIONS

2019: “For Those Who Talk Back.” Dilettante Army. Spring/Summer 2019 Issue.

2019 “A Mother’s Work: A Mother/Daughter Seamstress/Fiber Artist’s Merging Practice and Politics.” Book Chapter in Maternal in Creative Work: Intergenerational Discussions on Motherhood and Art, edited by Elena Marcevska, Routledge.

2018: “Unsettling Coloniality: A Critical and Radical Fiber/Textile Bibliography,” co-written with Lisa Vinebaum and Namita Gupta Wiggers, Critical Craft Forum.

2017: “Steps Towards Decolonizing Craft”. Textile Society of America. Spring/Summer 2017 Issue.

2017: “Leonard Suryajaya: Don’t Hold On to Your Bones”. Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas, Volume 3, Issue 1-2.

2015: “Questioning Americanness: Artists Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Aram Han Sifuentes”, Smithsonian Institution’s Archives of American Art Blog

2014: “Emerging Voices Aram Han.” Summer 2014: Korea East and West, Surface Design Journal.

 

KEYNOTE LECTURES

2018: “We Are Never Never Other. We Are the Center”, For Freedoms at University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM

2017: “Towards Decolonizing Craft”, Surface Design Association Conference, Portland, OR

2017: “Protest Banner Lending Library: Making as Resistance”, Chicago Objects Study Initiative, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

INVITED LECTURES

2019: “Artist Talk: Roberto Sifuentes and Aram Han Sifuentes,” San Art, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

2019: “We Are Never Never Other. We Are the Center,” Cranbrook Fiber Department, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2019: “We Are Never Never Other. We Are the Center,” Handwerker Gallery at Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

2019: “Arts and Immigration”, Arts Alliance Illinois, Chicago, IL

2018: “We Are Never Never Other. We Are the Center,” Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD.

2018: “We Are Never Never Other. We Are the Center,” University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2018: “The Official Unofficial Voting Station: Voting for All Who Legally Can’t”, as part of The Library of Performing Rights Open, Live Art Development Agency, London, U.K.

2018: “Protest Banner Lending Library”, The Risk Society Symposium, Design Museum, London, U.K.

2018: “Protest Banner Lending Library: Making as Resistance”, Tufts University, Medford, MA

2017: “Towards Decolonizing Craft”, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI

2016: “RaceCraft: Decolonizing Craft”, Racecraft Symposium, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA

2016: “Intersection of Politics and Craft”, Sookmyung Women’s University, Seoul, South Korea

2016: “In Translation”, Sungshin University, Seoul, South Korea

2016: “Embroidery in Translation: Globalization at the End of the Needle”, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

2016: “The Artist’s Recipe and Embroidery in Translation: Artists Engaging the Archives”, College Art Association, Washington, D.C.

2015: “Immigrant, American/UnAmerican, At least a quarter North Korean”, Visiting Artist Lecture, Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

2015: “Questioning Americanness: Artists Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Aram Han Sifuentes”, Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art, Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture, Washington, D.C.

2015: “A Mend: Immigrant Sewing Projects”, Visiting Artist Talk, Sorenson Center for the Arts, Babson College, Wellesley, MA

2014: “The Lives of Things”, Artist Talk, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN.

 

ACADEMIC CONFERENCES

2019: “We Are Never Never Other. We Are the Center,” Creating Justice Symposium at Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL

2019: “Conversation between Aram Han Sifuentes and Indu Vashist”, Re-Joyce at Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre, Toronto, Canada.

2018: Panelist in “Radical Arts Therapies Pedagogy and Praxis: A Cross Disciplinary Dialogue” at Critical Pedagogy in the Arts Therapies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2018: Panel Chair, “Decolonizing Craft: Critical Craft Forum”, College Art Association, Los Angeles, CA

2017: “The Official Unofficial Voting Station: Voting for All Who Legally Can’t”, Open Engagement, Chicago, IL

2014: Panelist, “A Community of Non-Citizens: Proving Worth of Citizenship Through Stitching Samplers”, Panel: “Crafting Community: Textiles, Collaboration, and Social Space”, College Art Association, Chicago, IL.

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

2018-present: 3Arts Artist Council, 3Arts, Chicago, IL.

2016-present: Education Advisory Board Member, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL.

2017-2018: Board Member, Good News Only, Chicago, IL.

2017: Juror, Propeller Fund, Chicago, IL.

 

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2019-present: Adjunct Associate Professor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

               Liberal Arts, Undergraduate Division, Art Therapy Departments

2018-2019: Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

               Liberal Arts, Undergraduate Division, Art Therapy Department

2013-2018: Lecturer, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

               Liberal Arts, Fiber and Material Studies Departments

2014-present: Admissions Portfolio Reviewer, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

2018-2019: Faculty Advisor for Student Group, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

               Feminism in South Korea

2016-2017: Faculty Advisor for Student Group, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

               Humans of North Korea

2014: Adjunct Professor, Harold Washington College, Chicago, IL.

               Department of Art and Architecture

 

SELECTED PRESS

2018: Hall, Kathryn, “Aram Han Sifuentes on the Protest Banner Lending Library”, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, December 20, 2018, https://www.crafthouston.org/2018/12/aram-han-sifuentes-on-the-protest-banner-lending-library/

2018: G’Sell, Eileen, “Labor of Love”, Alive Magazine, Issue 3 2018, Print.

2018: Radyk. Michael, “Aram Han Sifuentes and the Protest Banner Lending Library”, Volume 2, Issue 2, 2018. American Craft Inquiry. Print.

2018: Acierto, Alejandro, “Aram Han Sifuentes: Protest Banner Lending Library”, Volume 4, 2018. Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas. Print.

2018: Hahn, Valerie Schremp, “Fiber artist can teach you to make a protest banner that’s also a gallery-worthy work of art”, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 22, 2018, https://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/fiber-artist-can-teach-you-to-make-a-protest-banner/article_e6c91bc5-06bf-5072-8e59-5d46dd6b5e38.html

2018: Miranda, Lynnette, “Dissenting Through Craft with Aram Han Sifuentes”, Sixty Inches From Center, May 15, 2018, http://sixtyinchesfromcenter.org/dissenting-through-craft-with-aram-han-sifuentes/

2018: Yang, Wenjing, “In the Age of Trump, A Chicagoan Created a Lending Library for Protest Banners”, ChicagoINNO, Jan 3, 2018, https://www.americaninno.com/chicago/in-the-age-of-trump-a-chicagoan-created-a-lending-library-for-protest-banners/ 

2017: Borrelli, Christopher, “Chicago Artist Creates Ingenious Library of Protest Banners”, Chicago Tribune, October 15, 2017, Print.

2017: Adamson, Glenn, “The Anatomy of the Protest Banner”, Disegno, #16, Print.

2017: Barbara Lau, Jennifer Scott, Suzanne Seriff, “Designing for Outrage: Inviting Disruption and Contested Truth into Museum Exhibitions”. National Association for Museum Exhibition. Spring 2016. Print.

2017: Yang, Linda, “The Woman Behind the Library Where You Can Rent Signs Protesting Trump”, Broadly.Vice, December 16, 2017, https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/5955mb/the-woman-behind-the-library-where-you-can-rent-signs-protesting-trump

2017: Peña, Mauricio, “The Best Protest Banners of 2017 that You Can Borrow,” Chicago Magazine, December 4, 2017, http://www.chicagomag.com/city-life/December-2017/The-Best-Protest-Banners-of-2017-that-You-Can-Borrow/ 

2017: Voon, Claire, “A Lending Library for Handmade Protest Banners”, Hyperallergic, November 2, 2017, https://hyperallergic.com/407390/lending-library-protest-banners/

2017: Stephens, Regan, “You Can Borrow a Protest Banner From Chicago’s Newest Lending Library, Lonely Planet, October 26, 2017, https://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2017/10/26/chicago-protest-banner-lending-library/

2017: Morris, Kadish, “The Protest Banner Library Where You Can Rent Signs of Rage”, Broadly.Vice, September 28, 2017, https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/59dwj8/aram-han-sifuentes-protest-banner-lending-library

2017: Morris, Kadish, “Turning protest banners into striking, effective works of art”, Huck Magazine, September 13, 2017, http://www.huckmagazine.com/art-and-culture/art-2/meet-chicago-artist-running-protest-banner-library/

2017: Norman, Lee Ann, “Breakout Artists 2017”. Newcity. May Issue. Print

2017: Reilly, Alison, “A Protest Banner Lending Library”. Chicago Gallery News. Print

2017: Rhee, Nissa, “Aram Han Sifuentes”. 90 Days, 90 Voices. May 6, 2017. https://90days90voices.com/aram-han-sifuentes-3ba3b2a76808

2017: Ducey, Karen, “Studying for U.S. Citizenship one stitch at a time”. Crosscut. April 6, 2017. http://features.crosscut.com/studying-for-us-citizenship-one-stitch-at-a-time

2016: Robertson, Kirsty and Vinebaum, Lisa, “Crafting Community”. Volume 14, 2016-

Issue 1. TEXTILE. Print.

2016: Ladd, Jack, “An election-night event for those who couldn’t vote”. Chicago Reader. November

9, 2016. https://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2016/11/09/an-election-night-event-for-those-who-couldnt-vote

2016: Sinner, Lauren. “Aram Han Sifuentes’ solo exhibition The Official Unofficial Voting Station:

Voting for All Who Legally Can’t.” Fall 2016: Mending, Surface Design Journal. Print.

2016: Gupta Wiggers, Namita. “Studio Visit with Aram Han Sifuentes”. Critical Craft Forum Podcast. November 1, 2016. Episode 2.

2016: Rodriguez, Yanessa, “Aram Han-Sifuentes Interview” (2016). Asian American Oral History

Project. Paper 70. http//via.library.depaul.edu/oral_his_series/70

2015: André-Louis Paré, “Aram Han Sifuentes: The Politics of an Immigrant”, No 111, Fall 2015:

Migration, Espace Art Actuel Magazine. Print.

 

ADDITIONAL PRESS REFERENCES

2019: Waltz, Amanda, “Race and Revolution: Still Separate and Unequal examines educational discrimination in Pittsburg to address a national problem, Pittsburg City Paper, May 1, 2019, https://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/still-separate-still-unequal-examines-educational-discrimination-in-pittsburgh-to-address-a-national-problem/Content?oid=14874428&media=AMP+HTML&fbclid=IwAR3HtcWEE9_gpXOsWJU6BVe1ZbVIjahCuHvn_ehxANYc0gv3jmuJBWtZgZ0

2018: Neuendorf, Henri, “’The List,’ an Artwork Cataloging Refugee Deaths, is Heading to New York, Art Net, September 13, 2018, https://news.artnet.com/art-world/forward-union-fair-1347857

2018: Kis, Eva, “The Powers of Art and Activism Combine at Forward Union Fair, Metro New York, September 25, 2018, https://www.metro.us/things-to-do/new-york/forward-union-fair-art-show-activism

2018: Podcast Episode No. 343: Carrie Moyer, Aram Han Sifuentes, Modern Art Podcast, May 31, 2018.

2017: Waxman, Lori, “The year in visual art was a dizzying reflection of today”, Chicago Tribune, December 14, 2017, http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-ae-best-chicago-art-2017-1217-story.html

2017: Holder, Alex, “2017: the year that protest became a trend?”, It’s Nice That, December 14, 2017, https://www.itsnicethat.com/features/review-of-the-year-2017-protest-141217

2017: Associated Press, “Trump’s Presidency Sparks Protest Art Revival,” USA Today, November 9, 2017, https://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/nation/2017/11/09/trumps-presidency-sparks-protest-art-revival/107490770/

2017: McKean, Lise, “Expo Chicago 2017: Beyond the Numbers”, Bad at Sports, September 13, 2017, http://badatsports.com/2017/expo-chicago-2017/

2017: Luquet-Gad, Ingrid, “To Chicago with Art,” Les Inrockuptibles, 2017, Print

2017: Borrelli, Chris, “Commentary: Look at the arts, and you’ll see the feeling of the nation is dislocation,” Chicago Tribune, September 8, 2017, http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-ae-fall-preview-essay-dislocation-0910-story.html

2017: Foumberg, Jason, “Embrace the Expo”, Chicago Magazine, September 5, 2017, http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/September-2017/How-to-Buy-Art/Rule-No-5-Embrace-the-Expo/

2017: Wainwright, Oliver, “Beazley Design Awards Feature Brexit, Refugees and Political Activism, The Guardian, August 16, 2017, https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/aug/16/political-protest-equality-humanitarian-aid-inspire-best-designs-year

2017: Bertoli, Rosa, “The Design Museum reveals the shortlist for the 2017 Beazley Designs of the Year, Wallpaper, August 16, 2017, https://www.wallpaper.com/design/design-museum-beazley-designs-of-the-year-2017-shortlist#205652

2017: Holland, Oscar, “’Pussyhat’ and refugee flag shortlisted for Beazley Designs of the Year, CNN, August 17, 2017, http://www.cnn.com/style/article/beazley-designs-of-the-year-2017-design-museum/index.html

2017: Morby, Alice, “Kanye West and IKEA among Designs of the Year 2017 nominees”, Dezeen, August 16, 2017. https://www.dezeen.com/2017/08/16/kanye-west-ikea-among-designs-of-the-year-nominees-news/

2017: Small, Zachary, “18 Artists Tackle America’s ‘School-to-Prison Pipeline’”, Artsy, July 3, 2017. https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-18-artists-tackle-americas-school-to-prison-pipeline

2017: Stromberg, Matt, “Inventive Responses to Labor and Immigration Issues at Human Resources”. Hyperallergic. March 23, 2017. https://hyperallergic.com/367492/inventive-responses-to-labor-and-immigration-issues-at-human-resources/

2017: Glemans, Gayle. “Review: ‘Everything has been material for scissors to shape’ is a flow of textiles, interrupted”. The Seattle Times. March 21, 2017. https://www.seattletimes.com/entertainment/visual-arts/review-everything-has-been-material-for-scissors-to-shape-is-a-flow-of-textiles-interrupted/

2017: Gabbatt, Adam, “The Resistance Now: Big Corporations Come at Trump on Climate”. The Guardian. March 31, 2017, https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/mar/31/the-resistance-now-corporations-donald-trump-climate

2017: Ladd, Jack and Levitt, Aimee, “Crafty Preparations for the Women’s March”. Chicago Reader. January 19, 2017, https://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2017/01/19/crafty-preparations-for-the-womens-march

2016: Sinner, Lauren, “Everything is Material for Scissors to Shape”. 31 August. Surface Design.

http://www.surfacedesign.org/everything-material-scissors-shape/

2016: Rendón, Pedro, “’Voto ilegal’ da triunfo a Hillary en elecciones de EU… en la IBERO”.

15 September, IBERO Ciudad de México, http://ibero.mx/prensa-y-multimedios?sitio=detalle_comunicado.php&id_noticia=3228&foto_principal=1

2015: Podcast Episode 521: Terrain!, Bad at Sports, Chicago, IL

 

EXHIBITION CATALOGS

2019: Generation Press, “Design Museum’s Designs of the Year Award Between 20017 and 2017”, Design Museum, Print.

2018: “Cry of Victory and Short Walks to Freedom,” Projects + Gallery, Print.

2018: “Through Her Eye,” Mana Contemporary, Print.

2017: Generation Press, “Designs of Our Time: 10 Years of Designs of the Year”, Design Museum, Print.

2017: Generation Press, “Beazley Designs of the Year 2017”, Design Museum, Print.

2016: “Threat of Splendor”, The Chung Young Yang Embroidery Museum, Sookmyung Women’s University, Print.

2013: “New Fibers 2013”, Exhibition Catalogue, Fiberart International. Print.

 

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