Morgan Sims

Chicago, IL

Email: morgan.sims@gmail.com



Education

MFA University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2010

BFA University of Washington, Seattle, 2004


Solo Exhibitions

Magnet Dust, Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago, IL, 2017

Rainbo Club, Chicago, IL, 2016

Metropolis, Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago, IL, 2015

Intelligentsia Millenium Park, Chicago, IL, 2015

Intelligentsia Plum Market, Chicago, IL, 2015

Intimation, Noyes Cultural Center, Evanston, IL, 2014

Claire E. Smith Gallery, Barrington High School, Barrington, IL, 2014

Saki Records, Chicago, IL, 2014

Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago, IL, 2013

The Closer You Get, MFA Exhibition, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 2010

The Early Years, Joe Bar, Seattle, WA, 2007

Print Zero, Seattle, WA, 2006


2-3 Person + Group Exhibitions

All Surfaces Seduce Themselves, Baby Blue Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2017

Shapeshifters, Beatnik Studios, Sacramento, CA, 2017

Dreamland, Empty Bottle, Chicago, IL, 2017

Multiple Visions II, Faculty Exhibition, Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL, 2017

Lubinski Furniture, Chicago, IL, 2017

Faculty Past and Present, University of Puget Sound, Kittredge Gallery, Tacoma, WA, 2016

Rise Over Run, Metropolitan Capital, Chicago, IL, 2016

Sightings, Pataphysical Society, Portland, OR, 2016

Paperish Mess, Chicago, IL, 2016

Tip Your Delivery Boy, Saki Records, Chicago, IL, 2015

Keep Your Mind in Hell and Despair Not, Terraformer, Chicago, IL, 2015

Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival, Chicago, IL, 2014

Spotlight, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL, 2014

Cohesion, Zhou B Arts Center, Chicago, IL, 2013

Unconventional Narratives, The Art Museum, SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY, 2013

Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival, Chicago, IL, 2013

Graveyard, Terraformer, Chicago, IL, 2013

Monuments and Ruins, Frogman Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2013

No Stairway to Heaven, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2013

Thinking of You, The Tight Ship Series at Octagon Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2013

Meltdown, Octagon Gallery, MDW Fair, Chicago, IL, 2012

MDW Fair, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2012

Texas Contemporary Art Fair, Robert Bills Contemporary, Houston, TX, 2012

Too Much is Never Enough, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2012

Second Day Scenery, Azimuth Pop Up Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2012

12th Year Anniversary Show, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2012

Space Vulture Worship Project, Happy Dog Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2012

Circa 1970, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2012

Reality Slips, Robert Bills Contemporary, Chicago, IL, 2012

Drawn With a Knife, Morpho Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2012

Society of the Spectacular, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL, 2012

Camp, Octagon Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2011

Open Studio Extravaganza, Doppelganger, Chicago, IL, 2011

Generous Beast, Forte Framing and Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2011

Double Trouble, The Milk Factory, Chicago, IL, 2011

Pratt Instructors, Pratt Gallery, Tashiro Kaplan Building, Seattle, WA, 2011

Group Show, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2010

Kick-off Exhibition, The Milk Factory, Chicago, IL, 2010

Put Away Your Childish Things, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI, 2010

Forward, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL, 2010

Home Sweet Home, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI, 2010

Satisfaction Town, Southern Graphics Conference, Chicago, IL, 2009

Fresh Hot Press, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI, 2008

Printmakers Salon Show, Print Zero Studios, Seattle, WA, 2007

People + Place, Seattle Portable Works, Municipal Tower Gallery, Seattle, WA, 2007

Emerging Student Exhibition, D’Adomo/Woltz Gallery, Seattle, WA, 2007

Ink and Clay 33, Cal State Poly Technic University, Pomona, CA, 2007

Forgotten Works Challenge, OK Hotel, Seattle, WA, 2006

Northwest Fine Arts Competition, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA, 2006


Publications

Studio Visit Magazine, Vol. 37, 2017

Studio Visit Magazine, Vol. 36, 2016

New American Paintings, Midwest Edition #125, 2016

Art Ltd. Magazine, Morgan Sims: Paintings and Neon at Bert Green Fine Art, 2013

New City Art Chicago, Portrait of the Artist: Morgan Sims, 2013

Monarch Daily, Abstractions with Light and Paint: An interview with Morgan Sims, 2013

50/50 Survey of Contemporary Printmaking, Print Zero Studios, 2010


Selected Public Collections

Neiman Marcus

BMO Harris

Seattle Portable Works