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Eric Gushee 
ericgushee@gmail.com 
www.ericgushee.com 
(312) 428-0623

Education
2010 BFA The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, Sculpture
2008 BA Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT, Sculpture, Art History

Awards/Scholarships
2010 Grand Prize Winner, The Next Wave Art Salon, Elgin, IL
2009 Merit Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2008 Helen Clark Award, Best Plan of Concentration in the Visual Arts, Marlboro College
2007 Wolf Kahn Scholarship, Marlboro College 

Selected Exhibitions

2015
Solo: Pavilion Gallery, Chicago, IL
Group: River North Design Walk, Chicago, IL

2014
Group: Tent London, London, UK
Group: Holly Hunt, Dallas, TX
Group: Design Harvest, Chicago, IL 
Group: Glass Art Society Conference, Chicago, IL 

2013
Group: Holly Hunt, New York City, NY
Group: Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Made in Chicago, Chicago, IL
Group: Beethoven Festival, Love, Chicago, IL 
Group: Dock 6, Design and Art #6, Chicago, IL

2012
Group: Ukrainian Institute of Modern, Process of Scale, Chicago, IL 
Group: Las Manos, Dystopia, Chicago, IL
Group: Hair Pin Art Center, Extended, Chicago, IL
Group: Art Expo, 6x6, Chicago, IL
Group: Holly Hunt, West Week, Los Angeles CA
Group: Holly Hunt, Miami, Florida 

2011
Group: West Supply, Versus, Chicago, IL
Group: Art Chicago, Next, Chicago, IL
Group: Sullivan Gallery, Thesis Show, Chicago, IL
Group: Next Wave Art Salon, Elgin, IL

2010
Group: Flat Iron, Beyond The Coyote, Chicago, IL 
Group: Milwaukee Arts Festival, Chicago, IL 
Group: Next Wave Art Salon, Elgin, IL
Group: 914 Gallery, Illumination, Chicago, IL 

2009
Group: Buoy Gallery, Abstract Friends, Kittery, ME
Group: TTM Gallery, Re-Union, Brattleboro, VT

2008
Solo: Weathervane Music Hall, Vitamin Water: The True Story, Brattleboro, VT
Group: TTM Gallery, R.I.P.H.D. (Rest In Peace Home Depot), Brattleboro, VT
-Solo: Drury Gallery, Controlled Risk, Marlboro, VT
Group: TTM Gallery, Winter Collective, Brattleboro, VT


Professional Experience

2015
Commission for private collection, Palm Springs, CA
Commission for Blackbird Restaurant, Chicago, IL
Commission for private collection, Chicago, IL
Commission for private collection, Miami, FL

2014
Commission for JK Walters Inc, 
Commission for Holly Hunt, Inc
Commission for private collection, Chicago, IL
Elected to sit on the board of art at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

2013
Permanent Installation for Hermosa and wright Architecture firm for 33 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL
Co Founder of Stairway Studio’s, Chicago, IL
Commission for Holly Hunt Inc, Chiacgo IL

2012
Designer for West Supply, Chicago, IL
Corporate Installation for Joseph Juep Inc, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Permanent Installation for Las Manos Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011 
Large Scale Installation for Winzeler Gear, Chicago, IL
Two permanent installations at the Brook Army Medical Center, TX
Co Founder of Drake Runner LLC, a fabrication and artistic consultant shop, Chicago, IL
Fabrication for West Supply, 2011, Chicago, IL 


Press and Publication (publications marked by*)

• Luxe Interiors + Design Magazine, Trends. January, 2016.
• Modern Luxury: Climbing High, Jessica Cochran, April 11th, 2014.
• Sixty Inches Form Center: Up The Stairs, Reuben Westmaas, October 7th, 2013.
• Public Art in Chicago, Jyoti Srivastava, November 11th, 2010.
• Eye Exam: Opening The Floodgates, Jaime Calder, Newcity Arts, September 20th, 2010.
• Helen Jones and Sarah Rice, "Drawn In Through the Pages" 2009, pg. 12,13,62* 
• The Dog who Marked His Own Territory", Undergraduate thesis on Piero Manzoni in the context of 
60's and 70's art movements with a focus on the artists of Arte Povera, Marlboro College*
• Emerging Artists Make the Most of Their Youth, Paula Melton, Gallery Walk, 2007.