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b. 1977, Minneapolis, MN
Lives and works in Chicago, IL

EDUCATION
2012 MFA, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
2002 BFA, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015 Sensors for the Unsound, ANDREW RAFACZ, Chicago, IL
2014 Fluoresceneing, ANDREW RAFACZ, Chicago, IL
2013 Cern, ANDREW RAFACZ, Chicago, IL

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015
Cosmosis, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Reflecting the Site Lines of Nature, Catwalk Institute, Catskill, NY

2014
Phantoms in the Dirt, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
Fragments of an Unknowable Whole, Urban Arts Space, Columbus, OH
Lateral, The Mission, Houston, TX
Ghost Nature, La Box, Bourges, France
Ghost Nature, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL

2013
Salon Zürcher, Galerie Zürcher, Paris, France
Histories/Photographies, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
Mindful Media, Dominican University, River Forest, IL
EXPO Chicago, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
Salon Zürcher, Zürcher Studio, New York, NY
Here There, Drake, Toronto, Canada



2012
UNTITLED. Art Fair, Miami, FL
Sea Change, ANDREW RAFACZ, Chicago, IL
Ground Floor, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
The Dragon is the Frame, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL
Lossy, Roots and Culture, Chicago, IL
Sans, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL

2011
Chicago Project IV, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Almost Legal/MDW Art Fair, Geo-Lofts, Chicago, IL
Chain Letter, Samson Projects, Boston, MA

2010
For No One But Us, Living Room Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009
Art Futura: Infinite Possibility, Chicago Apparel Center, Chicago, IL
Absolute Zero, Happy Dog Gallery, Chicago, IL

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2015
10 Best Art Shows This Month, Chicago Magazine, Sept. 2015
Author: Tracing Uneven Geology Society and Space Journal
Exhibition Catalogue: Sensors for the Unsound, ANDREW RAFACZ, Chicago, IL
Exhibitions Catalogue: Cosmosis, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2014
Featured Artist: Chicago Magazine, August 2014
Exhibition Catalogue: Phantoms in the Dirt, MOCP, Chicago, IL
Exhibition Catalogue: Ghost Nature, La Box, Bourges, France

2013
Featured Artist, Shifter Magazine, Autumn 2013
Review: Artillery Magazine, Summer 2013
Exhibition Catalog: Cern, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
Artist Interview, PBS Art 21 Blog, Februrary 2013

2012
Exhibition Catalog: Ground Floor, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Artist Interview: Sixty Inches From Center, October
Featured Artist: Composite Arts Magazine, No. 8 Abberation, Summer 2012
Review: Hyde Park Art Center’s ‘Ground Floor’ graduates, by Claudeine Ise, Chicago Tribune, September 2012

LECTURES AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS
2015
University of Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
OxBow, Saugatuck, MI
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2014
Gallery 400, Chicago, IL

2013
ANDREW RAFACZ, Chicago, IL

2012
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Argonne National Labratory, Lemont, IL

AWARDS
2015
Artist in Residence, OxBow, Saugatuck, MI
Artist in Residence, Catwalk Institute, Catskill, NY

2014
Artist in Residence, Anthropocene Campus, Berlin, Germany
Artist in Residence, Joshua Tree Highland Residency, Joshua Tree, CA

2013
Artist in Residence Center for Land Use Interpretation, Wendover, UT

2012
Provost Award for Graduate Research University of Illinois at Chicago, IL

2011
Teaching Assistant Fellowship University of Illinois at Chicago
Artist in Residence Acre Residency, Steuben, WI

2010
Artist in Residence Acre Residency, Steuben, WI

COLLECTIONS
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
The Progressive Collection, Cleveland, OH