EXHIBITIONS
2017 For the love of Barbara, The Jungle Lounge. New York, New York
             The Dangerous Professors, Triumph. Chicago, Illinois
2016 Appetite for Destruction, Maxon Mills. Wassaic, New York
             We Gave Our Best... Now the Rest is Up to the Hope Chest, IM ERSTEN. Vienna, Austria
2015 Photography Sees the Surface, Higher Pictures. New York, New York
            People’s Pamphlets, Printers Ball,  Hubbard Street Lofts. Chicago, Illinois
            Elements and Principles, Kern Gallery. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
            The Swap, Online
2014 LIT UP, The Pitch Project. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
            Phantoms in the Dirt, Museum of Contemporary Photography. Chicago, Illinois
            Prismatic Nature, Elmhurst Art Museum. Elmhurst, Illinois
            Fragments of an Unknowable Whole, OSU Urban Arts Space. Columbus, Ohio
            LIT UP, Forever & Always Projects. Chicago, Illinois
            Chicago Style, David Weinberg Gallery. Chicago, Illinois
2013 STICKLIP: EVERYTHING MUST BURN!!!, Vessel & Page. Pontiac, Michigan
2012 RANCH, Iceberg Projects. Chicago, Illinois
            The Great Refusal: Taking on New Queer Aesthetics, Sullivan Galleries. Chicago, Illinois
            Bowling Alone, Andrew Rafacz Gallery. Chicago, Illinois
            S/He Loves Me, Northern Trust Gallery. Chicago, Illinois
            20 in Their Twenties, Woman Made Gallery. Chicago, Illinois
            Soft Ground, Roots & Culture. Chicago, Illinois
2011 STICKLIP, Upstairs Gallery. Chicago, Illinois
            New Perspectives in Old Things, SoftSpot. Online
            Ceaseless Blooms in Jobless Colors, Johalla Projects. Chicago, Illinois
            Space Cases, INCUBATORS, Chicago Urban Art Society  with Chicago Loop Alliance
            BFA Thesis Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
            Endsley Recipient Exhibition, Columbus Building, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2010 Eileen Mueller, Columbus Building, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
           Sequencing, Columbus Building, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2007 Workforce, Meshuggah. St. Louis, Missouri
2003 Photo sculptural installation, Haggerty Museum. Milwaukee Wisconsin
2002 Video installation, Haggerty Museum. Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

HONORS AND AWARDS
2015 Wassaic Artist Residency
2013 ACRE Residency
2011 ACRE Residency
            World Less Traveled Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
            Gelman Travel Fellowship Nominee and Finalist, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
            Fred Endsley Memorial Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2008 New Artist Society Presidential Scholarship. School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2003 Presidential Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art
            A.R.T.S. Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art
            MICA Talent Grant, Maryland Institute College of Art
            Honorable Mention, NFAA National Arts, Miami, Florida
2003 S. Judine Brennen Theatre Arts Scholarship, Pius XI High School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
            Haggerty Award of Excellence, Haggerty Museum. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2002 S. Judine Brennen Theatre Arts Scholarship, Pius XI High School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
            Haggerty Award of Excellence, Haggerty Museum. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
            Silver Award, NFAA Regional Arts competition, Madison, Wisconsin
2001 Honorable Mention, Semi-Finalist. Blank Theatre Company Young Playwrights Festival, LA, California

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2015 #16 ARCHIVE, MAKE. Chicago, Illinois
            “The Swap: portraits de photographes,” Fisheye
            “Photographers take portraits of photographersfor ‘The Swap,’” Gemma Padley. Feature Shoot
            “The Swap: Portraits of Portraitists,” Gemma Padley. LensCulture
             The Great Refusal: Taking on New Queer Aesthetics, Oli Rodriguez. Chicago, Illinois
2014 GURL DON’T BE DOZEN, The Donut Shop
             Phantoms in the Dirt, Karsten Lund in association with the MoCP and the Contemporary Arts Council
            “Shotgunning a Beer in Panties.” Emily Lipstein, South Side Weekly
2013 “Eileen Mueller,” DON/DEAN          
             Review: Weird Dude Energy/Heaven Gallery,” Bert Stabler. Newcity Art
            “Interview: Gurl Don’t Be Dumb,” Auggie Oz. Carets and Sticks
            “The Aesthetics of Gendered Dumbness,” Alicia Eler. Hyperallergic
2012 “The Best of Chicago’s MDW Art Fair: Cat Taxidermy, Tarot, and Interactive Icebergs,” Alicia Eler. Hyperallergic
2011 Photography Department Catalog, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, Illinois
            “Eileen Mueller,” Aspen Mays. I Heart Photograph
            “Recent work from Where the Earth Rises,” Lynnette Miranda. Make Space
            “Eileen Mueller, Kunstbabys and Thin Ghosts,” Bea Fremderman. I Heart Photograph

 

COLLECTIONS
           Museum of Contemporary Photography. Chicago, Illinois

 

LECTURES AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS
2017 Panel discussion, Professionalizing the Artist, Filter Photo Festival. Chicago, Illinois
2016 Guest lecturer, Professional Development, Snow City Arts. Chicago, Illinois
2015 Artist lecture, Archive Event, Sector 2337. Chicago, Illinois
             Artist lecture, The Pitch Project. Milwaukee Wisconsin
2014 Panel discussion, Bathed in a Pink Glow, The Pitch Project. Milwaukee Wisconsin
2013 Artist lecture, Harry S. Truman City College of Chicago. Chicago, Illinois
             Guest lecturer, Confronting the Abject, School of theArt Institute of Chicago

 

CURATORIAL WORK
2014 GURL DON’T BE DOZEN, The Donut Shop
2013 WEIRD DUDE ENERGY, Heaven Gallery. Chicago, Illinois
             STICKLIP: EVERYTHING MUST BURN!!!, Vessel & Page. Pontiac, Michigan
             KOUNTY S,  ACRE Lodge, Steuben, Wisconsin
2012 GDBD DOES MDW, MDW Fair. Chicago, Illinois
             RANCH, Iceberg Projects. Chicago, Illinois
             DESTINEEZ CHILD + GDBD SCREENING, Threewalls. Chicago, Illinois
2011 STICKLIP, Upstairs Gallery. Chicago, Illinois

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2017 Instructor, Marwen. Chicago, Illinois
            Pinhole Cameras Or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the dark
2012– present Instructor, ChiArts. Chicago, Illinois
            Digital Photography I: A Revolution in Seeing
            Photomechanics and the Contemporary Eye

2013 Instructor, Early College Program, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, Illinois
            Digital Photography
2011– 14 Teaching Assistant, OxBow School of Art. Saugatuck, Michigan.
            Made in the Dark with Aspen Mays
2010– 2011 Teaching Assistant, Early College Program, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, Illinois
            Black and White Photography with Heidi Norton
            Digital Photography with Heidi Norton
2010– 11 Teaching Assistant, Photography Department, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, Illinois.   
            Color Photography with Heidi Norton

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2009– present Production assistance and documentation  for the studios of various artists including
            Candida Alvarez, Rashid Johnson, Celeste Rapone, Heidi Norton and Aspen Mays
2013 – 14 Secretary of the Board, LATITUDE, Chicago, Illinois
            Associate Director, LATITUDE, Chicago, Illinois
2012- 2016 Student Work Documentarian and Archivist, ChiArts. Chicago, Illinois
2012 Co-founder, LATITUDE, Chicago, Illinois
2011– 2012 Production Assistant, Black Point Editions, Chicago, Illinois
            Photographer’s Assistant, Hedrich Blessing, Chicago, Illinois
2010– 2011 Lab assistant and Tutor, Photography Studio, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2008– 2011 Lab assistant, Advanced Output Center, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2002– 2003 Founding Member of Milwaukee Coalition of Students for Peace, Peace Action
            Board Member, Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter

 

EDUCATION
2008– 2011 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA
            Chicago, Illinois
2003– 2005 Maryland Institute College of Art
            Baltimore, Maryland