PRINT PROJECT CHICAGO
Project 1: Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin
Co-Creators: Amy Falkowski & Andrew Falkowski
Artists: Amy Falkowski, Kelly Kaczynski, Deb Sokolow, and Judy Ledgerwood.
Amy Falkowski lives and works in the Chicago area. She received her BFA at Kansas City Art Institute in 1998 and her MFA at the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2000. She is the co-creator of Print Project Chicago with her husband, Andrew Falkowski.
Andrew Falkowski lives and works in the Chicago area. He received his B.A. at UC Santa Cruz in 1995, his M.A. at the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2000, and his MFA at California Institute of the Arts in 2003. He is an Assistant Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago Painting and Drawing Department. His artworks are in various important private collections including those of Dean and Amy Valentine, Tony Shafrazi, Martin Lesak, Jason Heyman, and Barry Sloane. Falkowski's work has been included in exhibitions at the St. Louis Contemporary Museum, and at the Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago; Mixed Greens, NY; The Suburban, Oak Park, IL; Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago; and Rosamund Felsen, Los Angeles.
Deb Sokolow is an artist and writer based in Chicago. Sokolow's drawings have been included in the 4th Athens Biennale in Greece and in exhibitions at the Van Abbemuseum in the Netherlands, The Drawing Center in New York, Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia and a MATRIX exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Connecticut. Her work is in a number of permanent collections including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago and the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction. She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2004 and is currently a lecturer in the department of Art, Theory, Practice at Northwestern University.
Judy Ledgerwood Born in 1959, Ledgerwood lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. She received a BFA from the Art Academy of Cincinnati and a MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has held numerous solo exhibitions worldwide, most recently at Tracy Williams Ltd, New York, NY (2016); Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX (2015); Hausler Contemporary, Austria (2015); The Graham Foundation, Chicago, IL (2014); Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL (2014); Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL (2013); among many others. She is the recipient of several awards including The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award, an Artadia Award, a Tiffany Award in the Visual Arts, a National Endowment for the Arts Award, and an Illinois Art Council Award. Her work is included in prominent public collections including the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, the Milwaukee Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and the Kunstmuseum St. Gallen Switzerland, among others. In 2015, Ledgerwood was commissioned by the Embassy of the United States in Vientiane, Laos to create a monumental site-specific painting. Her major monograph, Judy Ledgerwood, published by Hatje Cantz in 2009 is available on Amazon.
Kelly Kaczynski received her BA from The Evergreen State College, WA; MFA from Bard College, NY. She has exhibited her work at Suburban, Milwaukee; Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles; Peregrineprogram, Chicago; Songs for Presidents, Brooklyn; Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn; Soap Factory, Minneapolis; The University of Western Ontario, Canada; Eastern Washington University and Spokane Falls Community College, Spokane; threewalls, Chicago. Kaczynski’s work is included in the Masi Kolb Collection, Los Angeles. She has received the 2015 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation. Kaczynski currently teaches at SAIC.