Susannah Papish

Solo Exhibition - Cultivator at Bray Grove Farm
Monday, Memorial Day, May 27, 2024, 2-5pm

Cultivator is pleased to present Susannah Papish’s solo outdoor exhibition during Bray Grove Farm’s Spring Farm Day.

Susannah will be exhibiting botanical paintings made using eggs from Bray Grove Farm's ducks. The handmade paper is created by fellow exhibiting artist, Melissa Potter who has processed the manure from the farm's draft mules, Loretta and Annabelle into paper.

Please rsvp and join us on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th from 2-5pm for art, conversation, light refreshments, and an afternoon on our small holistic farm. Bray Grove Farm is located 70 miles southwest of Chicago in Grundy County. To confirm your attendance and receive directions and parking information, kindly email.

Susannah Papish is a Chicago-based artist, curator and writer. She earned a MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BA in Art History from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her paintings have been exhibited at many Chicago-based spaces including Gallery 400, slow, and the Beverly Art Center. She is a recipient of grants from 3Arts, the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, the Hyde Park Art Center's Artists Run Chicago fund and the Illinois Arts Council.

Papish served a residency with The Center Program at The Hyde Park Art Center and was a visiting artist at the Chautauqua Institute. A limited edition artist book entitled Invisible Labors, co-authored with Melissa H. Potter was released in Spring 2023. The publication includes their collaboration of research, writings, and reproductions of her paintings, It is in the collections of the Field Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, Smithsonian Library, and numerous other public and private collections. She has taught at several colleges and universities in the Chicago area. Papish directs boundary, a contemporary visual arts project space founded in 2017, located in her renovated garage.

image: Milkweed, 2021, watercolor, 9 x 12 inches


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