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b. Detroit, Michigan

Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

 

EDUCATION

MFA, Claremont Graduate University School of Arts and Humanities

BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

SELECTED AWARDS

2017

Teaching Artist Fellowship, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena

2016   

Teaching Artist Fellowship, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena

Karl and Beverly Benjamin Fellowship, Claremont Graduate University

Art Department Fellowship, Claremont Graduate University

2015     

Art Department Fellowship, Claremont Graduate University

Ahmanson Foundation Annual Fellowship, Claremont Graduate University

2014     

Ahmanson Foundation Annual Fellowship, Claremont Graduate University

 

SELECTED SOLO and TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017

IAIN MUIRHEAD, The Gallery at Mount San Antonio Gardens, Pomona

2016

IAIN MUIRHEAD MFA Thesis Exhibition, East Gallery, Claremont

Road Test, Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont

2015     

Peripheral Systems, East Gallery, Claremont

Participant Observation, Installation Gallery, Claremont

Grid, Atrium Gallery, Claremont

Means, Installation Gallery, Claremont

Recalling Forms, Installation Gallery, Claremont

Destructive Nature, Installation Gallery, Claremont

Chain of Rocks, Installation Gallery, Claremont

2013     

Nowhere Better: Iain Muirhead and Alison Ruttan, Curated by Allison Peters Quinn, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

2011     

Condition: Site Specific Public Works by Iain Muirhead, Barrington Area Library, Illinois

Iain Muirhead: A Snowball’s Chance, Clutch Gallery, Chicago

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

GLAMFA 2018 juried by the Fine Arts Roundtable, CSULB Art Galleries, Cal State Long Beach

2017

Karl & Beverly Benjamin Fellowship in Art Recipients Exhibition, East and Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont Graduate University

SoCalMFA 2017 juried by Amanda Ross-Ho, Millard Sheets Art Center, Pomona

Green Light, East and Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont Graduate University

Sotheby’s Institute Curated Group Show, Alexander Hughes Community Center, Claremont

2016

Compression, East Gallery, Claremont

Fabulous You, Tiger Strikes Asteroid TSA NY, Brooklyn

Sotheby's Institute Curated Group Show, Alexander Hughes Community Center, Claremont

2015

Spoon, East and Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont

2014     

Trilateral, dA Center for the Arts, Pomona

Pathway Analysis, Claremont City Hall

In Limbo, East and Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont

2013     

Not Just Another Pretty Face, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

2012     

Fears and Phobias, Target Gallery at The Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, Virginia

2009     

Undercurrent: Iain Muirhead, Amavong Panya, Oli Watt, Chicago Transit Authority, Chicago

Artists Run Chicago, Curated by Allison Peters Quinn and Britton Bertran, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013     

Ralapati, Megha. “Not Just Another Pretty Face,” Exhibition Catalogue, Hyde Park Art Center, December

Peters Quinn, Allison. “Nowhere Better,” Exhibition Essay, Hyde Park Art Center, March

2012     

Friedman, Emily. “Making Art From the Things We Fear,” WAMU 88.5FM: Metro Connection, February 3

2011     

O’Rourke, Mary Ann. “Exhibits Explore How Libraries Define Us,” Barrington Patch, September 19

Bauer, Andrea. “Show Us Your . . . Purse,” Chicago Reader, May 5

2009     

Picard, Caroline. and Stratton, Shannon. “Artists Run Chicago,” Green Lantern Press, Threewalls

Gunn, Dan. “Artist-Run Spaces: A Brief History Since 1984,” Proximity Magazine, Summer Issue 2