RAC is very pleased to announce the RAC FlexResidency, a month-long residency that invites Chicago area artists to use the RAC’s FlexSpace as a studio for new ideas, and followed by an exhibition of the new work made. For it’s inaugural year, Tom Burtonwood will be occupying the FlexSpace for the month of March with new work to be shown in April titled, In Two Places @ Once. See what he’s up to day to day by following the link http://tomburtonwood.com/rac/
Residency: March 1 – 31
Exhibition, In Two Places @ Once: April 1 – April 18
Opening reception: April 1, 3-6pm
Tom Burtonwood (b. United Kingdom) is a Chicago-based interdisciplinary artist, curator and educator. He/they are engaged in research probing thresholds between the virtual and the real, between images and objects. Recent projects are motivated by an investigation of surface, texture and representation through sculpture, installation and time based media.
Recent venues presenting Burtonwood’s work include CICA Museum Gyeonggi-do, Korea, DEMO Project, Springfield, IL; Terrain Biennial 2017, Oak Park, IL; Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mount Vernon, IL; The Elmhurst Art Museum Biennial, Elmhurst, IL; The Samuel Dorsky Museum, SUNY, New Platz; Flux Factory, NY, NY; The Compound Gallery, Oakland, CA; Northeastern Illinois University Gallery, Chicago, IL; The University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL; Bruce High Quality Foundation University, NY, NY; Firecat Projects, Chicago, IL; Wright State University, Dayton, OH; Purdue University Gallery, West Lafayette, IN; The Printing Museum, Houston, TX; Terrain Biennial, Oak Park, IL; Fuseworks, Brooklyn, NY; Front Room Gallery Brooklyn, NY; New Capital, Chicago, IL; The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ and Printed Matter, NY, NY.