Children of the Playhouse

April 16 – May 8, 2016
Presented by Shoot the Lobster
Hosted by PRESENT
2101 W. Cullerton St.
Chicago, IL 60608

Children of the Playhouse was a group show of 25 artists whose work embodied the color,
pattern, humor and zaniness of the television show Pee-wee’s Playhouse. I made two hanging sculptures for the show, one for humans, the other for birds.

Organized by Stella Brown, Harry Kuttner and Emily Sher

Artists: Virginia Aberle, Ana Benaroya, Heather Benjamin, Molly Anne Bishop, Gretchen Brown, Alex Bradley Cohen, Paul Erschen, Flloyd Gomf, Clay Hickson, Linda Hoffhines, Sarah Hotchkiss, Lili Huston-Herterich, Burt Isenstein, Manal Kara, LAZY MOM, Ben Marcus, Moira Quinn O’Neil, Micah Schippa, Alex Schmidt, Will Sheldon, Hiromi Ueyoshi, Jesse Ward, Leah Wishnia and Crystal Zapata

Press: Brianna Wellen, “‘Children of the Playhouse,’ where Pee-Wee Herman meets the Chicago Imagists,” Chicago Reader, April 20, 2016