Raeleen Kao

Raeleen Kao

Chicago, IL, United States

About Raeleen Kao

Raeleen Kao resides in a studio apartment in Chicago with a Charles Brand etching press, one red tabby, and too many plants. Her work is an analysis of women’s body politics which are strongly rooted in personal health complications and research of historical and contemporary issues in women’s health. She is a recipient of the 2018 Luminarts Fellowship in Visual Art and is represented by Bert Green Fine Art in Chicago.

Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison Bachelors in Fine Art

Events

Art Fairs

The Other Art Fair
Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL 2018 Forthcoming
Represented by: Self-Representation

Print Austin
The Canopy, Austin, TX 2018
Represented by: Self-Representation

It Came From the Bayou
Saint Arnold’s Brewery, Houston, TX 2018
Represented by: Self-Representation

Small Press Fair Fort Lauderdale
FATVillage, Fort Lauderdale, FL 2017 Represented by: Cannonball Press

Chicago Printers Guild Fair
Elastic Arts, Chicago, IL 2017
Represented by: Self-Representation

It Came From the Bayou
Saint Arnold's Brewery, Houston, TX 2017
Represented by: Self-Representation

LA Art Show
LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA 2017
Represented by: Bert Green Fine Art

Aqua Art Miami
Aqua Hotel, Miami, FL 2016
Represented by: Phylogeny Contemporary

Chicago Printers Guild Fair
Elastic Arts, Chicago, IL 2016
Represented by: Self-Representation

LA Art Show
LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA 2016
Represented by: Bert Green Fine Art

Editions and Artists Books Fair
Art Beam Building, New York, NY 2014
Represented by: Black Shamrock Press

Cleveland Fine Print Fair
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH 2014
Represented by: White Wings Press

SELECT Fair
Altman Building, New York, NY 2014
Represented by: White Wings Press

Fountain Art Fair
Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL 2013
Represented by: Frozen Charlotte Press

Exhibitions

Solo and Two-person Exhibitions

Exchanging Glances: Raeleen Kao / Zach Mory
Frank Juarez Gallery, Milwaukee, WI 2018

Hair Club: Raeleen Kao / Fred Stonehouse
Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI 2017

Cut and Sown: Raeleen Kao / Joanne Aono
Firecat Projects, Chicago, IL 2016

Sleeping with Ashes: Solo exhibition
Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago, IL 2015

Inhospitable: Solo exhibition
International Museum of Surgical Science
Chicago, IL 2013-2014

Body Like a Barrow: Solo exhibition
Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago, IL 2013

Selected Group Exhibitions

The Art of Breastfeeding: Modern Narratives of Motherhood
MF Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2018

Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition
Awagami’s Hall of Awa Japanese Handmade Paper Museum, Tokushima, Japan 2017

3rd Annual Hand-Pulled Prints: The Current Practice in Printmaking
Curated by: Marina Ancona, 10 Grand Press
Site:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY 2017

Printmaking Invitational: A Survey of Printmaking Techniques from Across the Globe
Curated by: Holly Scoggins, Polk State College and Jessica Augier, New York Academy of Art
Polk State Winter Haven Fine Arts Gallery Winter Haven, FL 2017

@LosCaprichos: Etchings After Goya
Curated by: Lindsey Clark Ryan, Smith College
Smith College Museum of Art Northampton, MA 2016

Beyond the Norm: International Juried Printmaking Exhibition
Curated by: Susan Tallman, Art in Print
Normal Editions Workshop Normal, IL 2016