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GRETCHEN B. HASSE
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EDUCATION
2002 ––– MFA Film, Video, and New Media. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL
1991 ––– BA Anthropology. Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

ONGOING PROJECTS
2017 ––– Founding Member, Agitator – A Co-operative Gallery, Chicago IL
2015 ––– Freaks’ Progress, Online Graphic Novel

CURATION
2020 ––– And Then: Stories About What Happens Next, online and printed exhibit, Agitator Co-operative Gallery, Chicago IL
2019 ––– Everything Has Changed: Life Altering Health Care Experiences in 21st Century USA, Agitator Co-operative Gallery, Chicago IL
2018 ––– A Story I Need to Tell: 3 Comics Artists in Chicago, Agitator Co-operative Gallery, Chicago IL

PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS
2017 ––– Resilience, 88’ w x 12’ h Mural Commission for Rogers Park Mile of Murals, Chicago IL
2017 ––– Storytime, Series of Three 6’ x 6’ Outdoor Canvases for Lifeline Theatre, Chicago IL
2016 ––– Logan Square Dog Park Mural, 20’ w x 20’ h Featured Artist of Community Project with AnySquared Projects
2015 ––– Displacement, 40’ w x 16’ h Mural with Project Logan, Chicago, IL
2014 ––– That’s Not A Neighborhood, Two 5’ w x 11’ h Banners Created for ACTIVATE: Art in Alleys, Pop Up Installation
2012 ––– Fix It Yourself, 11' x 8.75’, Outdoor Canvas, Lifeline Theatre Façade / CWIT Training Facility, Chicago, IL

SELECTED VIDEOGRAPHY
2015 ––– Camera, Editor: The Air We Breathe: Petcoke Pollution in South East Chicago, with Rising Tide Chicago
2015 ––– Editor: Marktown is Earthalujahville!, with Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir
2014 ––– Writer, Director, Camera, Editor: Mojo Hobo, music video for Chicago punk band Silver Abuse
2014 ––– Writer, Animator: storm (hand drawn animation, digitally remastered)
2012 ––– Editor: Jon Burge: Case History, compilation by The Chicago Torture Justice Memorial Project
2010 ––– Camera, Editor: Warning Signs: Awareness Campaign Targets Coal Burning Power Plants in Chicago, with Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative
2009 ––– Camera, Editor: Mud Stenciling with Tamms Year Ten, campaign to close Tamms Supermax Prison
2006 ––– Camera, Editor: hobby goes, experimental short
2003 ––– Writer, Director, Camera, Editor: I&M Canal, grant-funded educational video for Will County Historical Society
2001 ––– Writer, Director, Camera, Editor: Puppetropolis, for The Field Museum of Chicago and Chicago Park District
2001 ––– Co-writer and Animator: El Tren, bilingual animation

EXHIBITS OF PAINTING AND DRAWING
2016 ––– Transatlantic Rumours: Chicago to Liverpool 2016, Rose Howey Cooperative Gallery, Liverpool, England
2014 ––– Object Reality, husARt Design Collective, Chicago, IL
2013 ––– Constantly Consuming Culture, Robert Bills Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL
2012 ––– city (e)scape, self organized three person exhibit, Gallery B1e, Chicago, IL

PUBLICATIONS
2016 ––– The Wax Paper
2015 ––– Broken Records, cover for memoir of growing up in the former Yugoslavia, by Snezana Zabic, Punctum Books 2013 Packing Town Review
2011 ––– AREA Chicago

RESIDENCIES
2016 ––– Field/Work, Chicago Artists Coalition
2014 ––– Because Art, AnySquared Residency at Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago, IL
2013 ––– Sex. Money. Race. Gender, Lady Drawers Group Exhibit, A+D Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

TEACHING
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Columbia College Chicago
Columbia College After School Partnership
University of IL / Chicago Alternative School Network
Chicago Humanities Festival
St Xavier University
Chicago Filmmakers
SOAR/DCFS After School Program
Facets Cinematheque
After School Matters