MFA, Studio Arts, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
State of Illinois Art Teaching Certificate K–12, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
BFA, Sculpture, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL


Microwave, Kings Leap Gallery, New York, NY
Bad Budz, curated by Horse and Pony Berlin at Adjunct Positions, Los Angeles, CA
Unsalted, Tusk, Chicago, IL

Solo Exhibition Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Conscious Becoming, Tatjana Pieters Gallery, Ghent, Belgium

Solo Exhibition Et. Al. Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Auction, Julius Caesar, Chicago, IL

Barely Fair, Julius Caesar Gallery. Solo project with Prairie, Chicago
Only Human, H. G. Inn Gallery, Chicago
New Age, New Age: Strategies for Survival, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago
They Who Walk Behind the Rows, False Flag Gallery, New York

Room E 10-27 Center, Berlin, Germany
AWHRHWAR Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Interface Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Solo Exhibition—Belice Hertling, Paris, France, Curated by Sam Lipp and Miguel Bendana
How Deep is Your Love?—Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada
Solo Exhibition—Queer Thoughts, New York, NY
Alien Head Key Chains—Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, GA

The Weeping Line—Alter Space, Four Six One Nine, Los Angeles, CA
Putrid Garden—Luis MiguelBendans, Efrain Lopez, Chicago
Saint Cirq la Popie Bienniel—Saint-Cirq Lapopie, France
Solo Exhibition—Slow Gallery, Chicago, IL
Paramount Ranch III—Queer Thoughts, Agoura Hills, CA

Miami: Nada—Queer Thoughts, Miami, FL
Mindy Rose Schwartz | David Rappeneau—Queer Thoughts, New York, NY
Where The Awning Flaps—Éric Hussenot, Paris, FR
Neighborhood Watch—solo show, Terrain Gallery, Oak Park, IL
NADA NY—Mindy Rose Schwartz, Alison Veit, David Rappeneau, New York, NY
Small Pillow—Queer Thoughts at Arcadia Missa, London, UK
Rainbow—Queer Thoughts, Nicaragua
(But) Three’s a Crowd—Efrain Lopez Gallery, Chicago
An Adventure Film Starring Tom Hanks [link]—HOTEL–ART.US, Rockaway Queens, New York

Buying Friends: The Kortman Collection—The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI
Burn It Down—Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
New Work—solo show, Queer Thoughts, Chicago, IL
This Particular Patch—Gowanus Ballroom, Brooklyn, NY
Material Art Fair—Queer Thoughts, Mexico City, MX

Ghosts Don’t Burn—Side Car Gallery, Hammond, IN
Rehearsal Attire—Slow Gallery, Chicago, IL
Plant Life—Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

Euphamize—Slow Gallery, Chicago, IL
Winter CSA—Three Walls, Chicago, IL
Schwartz/Tannat:Two Solo Shows—New Capital Gallery, Chicago, IL
Living By Example—Northeastern Illinois University Fine Arts Center Gallery, Evanston, IL

SOLO Show—Three Walls Gallery, Chicago, IL
Heads on Poles—Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

IAAFBJHMJNMOMRSATSW (Nine Artists From Chicago)—Fountain Studios, Brooklyn, NY
Now Is The Time: Slab In Temporary Space—the temporary space, Houston, TX

Sweeping The Inside Out—Side Car Gallery, Hammond, IN
Zombie: A Mindless Affair—Antena Gallery, Chicago, IL
They will not ruin us through the things that we like—Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
Macrame Intervention—Façade Installation, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Artists Run Chicago—Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Mini Fair—Mini Dutch Gallery, Chicago, IL
$(Heart)—NFO XPO, Versionfest, Chicago, IL

An Associates Degree in Science—Finch Gallery, Chicago, IL
Liv Ullman, Anaerobic Digestion, Post-Psychiatry—Open Lot Studios. St. Louis, MO & Pampered Banana, Kansas City, MO
Three Hundred Six—Hoffman Lachance Contemporary, St. Louis, MO
Can Bigfoot get you a Beer?—Alagon Gallery, Chicago, IL
SOLO Show—Old Gold Gallery, Chicago, IL
Shape Shifters—Contemporary Art Council, Jason Foumberg curator, Alfedena Gallery, Chicago, IL
The NewAuthentics—Rose Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
NEXT Fair Chicago—Jail Gallery, Los Angeles, CA & Old Gold Gallery, Chicago, IL
Overlooker—LosAngeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

The NewAuthentics—Spertus Museum, Chicago, IL
Night Light—SLAB Projects, Glendale, CA
COMA #16—California Occidental Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
COMA #14—California Occidental Museum of Art, Chicago, IL

COMA #7—California Occidental Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
COMA #5—California Occidental Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
Takeover—Hyde Park Art Center New Space Opening, Chicago, IL
Strange Fictions—NIU Art Museum Gallery, Chicago, IL
COMA #1—California Occidental Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
Exposed: Envisioning the Invisible Body—McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL

Nook—The Guest Room Project, Chicago, IL
BMOMA #2—Bridgeport Museum of Modern Art, Chicago, IL

Frisbee Art Fair—Joymore Gallery, Miami, FL
Cha Cha Cha—Worm-Hole Laboratory, Miami, FL
Combine: Mixing Media—Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL
Fine Words Butter No Cabbage—WhiteWalls Show, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
The Stray Show—MULE, Chicago, IL
Good and Bad Things Come from Explosions—PAC Edge, Chicago, IL

Designs for Modern Living—1942 N. Wolcott, Chicago, IL
Thrill 3: The Party—1723 Humboldt Blvd., Chicago, IL
White Walls Booth—Installation Art Expo Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
The Stray Show—Joymore Gallery, North Kingsbury, Chicago, IL

SOLO Show—Joymore Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Stray Show—Joymore Gallery,  Chicago, IL
Watery, Domestic—The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL


Escalante-De Mattei, Shaati, The Lucky Jewel Collective, July 14, 2021
Watlington, Emily, Art in America online, The Effervescent Everyday: Mindy Rose Schwartz at Interstate
Ed. Sigler, Jennifer, Into the Woods, Harvard Design Magazine No. 45, p. 150, 2018
Art Space Editors, Eight Artists to Watch this October, 10/6/2017
Art Viewer Editors, 9/29/2017
Contemporary Art Daily Editors, 10/13/2017
Abrams, Loney, Art’s New Wave? An Insider’s Guide to the Secrets of the Rockaway Beach Art Scene, 8/1/16
Duguid, Meg, Moore Women Artists, 2/2016
Kurian, Ajay, NADA New York 2015 Picks, 5/15/2015
Contemporary Art Daily Editors, 12/11/2015
Blidaru, Adriana,  Living Content 6, Featured Interview 11/17/17
Profile, Dream the End, 2014
Morris, Matt, Top 5 of Everything Art, Subversively Conceptual Crafters, New City Arts, 12/24/14
Pressler, Collin, Mindy Rose Schwartz at Queer Thoughts, New City Art, 6/17/14
Cristello, Stephanie, Mindy Rose Schwartz // QT, The Seen, 6/25/14
Review/Burn It Down, New City, 9/26/14
Trigg, Sarah, Studio Life: Rituals, Collections, Tools, and Observations on the Artistic Process, Princeton Architectural Press 12/17/13
Best of Chicago 2011, Best Solo Art Show, New City, 12/15/11
Foumberg, Jason, Imaginary Monuments for Chicago: An Artists’ Project, New City Chicago, 9/8/2011
Havrelock and Bunzl, eds., AJS Perspectives, New York, Front, Inside and Back covers, Fall 2011
Stabler, Bert, Best of Chicago, Critics Picks, Best Artists 2011, Chicago Reader, 6/23/11
Gunn, Dan, Interview with Mindy Rose Schwartz, Bad at Sports Blog, March 13, 2011
Ise, Claudine, Centerfield: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports, Podcast on Art:21 Blog, March 9, 2011
Velez, Pedro, Chicago-Build-Up, artnet Magazine, 1/29/10
Sash,, 3/10/10
Cochran, Jessica, CS Interiors, 2010
Weber, Candice, “Dutes Miller and they will not ruin us,” Time Out Chicago, 7/2/09
Viera, Laura, Two from Western Exhibitions, Chicago Tribune, 6/19/09
Artner, Alan G., Art for All, Chicago Tribune Magazine, 4/19/09
Foumberg, Jason. Portrait of the Artist: Mindy Rose Schwartz. Newcity Chicago, 10/6/08
Grabner, Michelle. Critics Picks, Can Bigfoot get you a Beer? ArtForum, 10/08
Stein, Jesse, Shape-Shifters, Flavorpill. 5/08
Artner, Alan G., ArtReview, Chicago Tribune 12/6/07
LaBelle, Monica, TheCraft Trend: That’s not an LSD flashback-that’s macramé! F News Magazine, 12/07
Foumberg, Jason, The NewAuthentics: Artists of the PostJewish Generation, Frieze Magazine, 11/07
New AmericanPainters #71, 8/07 The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA
Snodgrass, Susan, Report From Chicago, Window of Opportunity, Art in America, 1/07
Stabler, Bert, CriticPicks 2006, ChicagoReader 12/22/06
Artner, Alan G., Visions of the future, Chicago Tribune 4/21/06
Elms, Anthony, FineWords, Cabbage No Butter, 26 years of Whitewalls, Spring/06
Hawkins, Margaret, Breaking Boundaries, Chicago Sun-Times 5/6/2006
Elms, Anthony, ed., Whitewalls Issue 45, 2004
Farstad, Julie, ed., Mouth to Mouth, Spring 2003


2012—Helen Coburn Meier and Tim Meier Foundation, Arts Achievement Award
2010—3Arts Fellowship at Ragdale
2005—Frankel Foundation Full Fellowship Award, Vermont Studio Center
1998—Community Arts Assistance Program, City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs, Grant
1996—Randolph Street Gallery Project Space, Grant
1996—Faculty Prize for Graduate Study, Studio Arts, UIC, Grant


2017—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Interdisciplinary Fiber, visiting artist lecture
2016—Art and Art History, Public Lecture, Columbia Collage
2012—Co-Prosperity School, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago
2012—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Research Studio, First Year Program
2012—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Intermediate Sculpture
2011—Threewalls Gallery Chicago, Artist Talk Solo Project
2008—Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions at My Friend’s Place, Los Angeles, CA, public workshop
2004—Spertus Museum, Chicago, public lecture with James Yood
2002—Illinois State University, public lecture, University Galleries, Normal Illinois
2002—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, First Year Program, public lecture
2002—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Beginning sculpture, visiting artist lecture
1999—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Advanced sculpture, visiting artist lecture


2011—Ragdale Artist Residency, Lake Forest Illinois
2005—Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
2002—Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois