Monika Plioplyte Monika Plioplyte

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plioplyte.monika@gmail.com
B. 1989 Kaunas, Lithuania
Lives and works in Chicago, Illinois


EDUCATION

2019     MFA / Print Media The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2012     BFA / Printmaking Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA


SELECTED SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2021    
Opening of the Knot, Boundary Space, Chicago, IL 
2021    Gravity of the Unsubstantiated (Curated by Alex Stark), two-person exhibition with Michelle Grabner, Rare     
            Visions, Boulder, CO 


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021    New Dream (Curated by Asha Iman Veal), Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL 
            Same, But Different (Curated by Lauren Pacheco), IUNorthwest School of the Arts, Gary, IN
            Painting (Curated by Lavaughan Jenkins), Musa Collective, online exhibition 
            Visual Notebook, Viral Ecologies No.2, digital publication
            MassArt Auction, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
2020    Portraits: Identity and Expression, Site:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
            Continuous Span, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2019    Weeping-Environment, MAMŰ Gallery, Budapest, Hungary           
            Mini Art Video Fest 2019,
Dual Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
            MFA SAIC Shows 2019, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
            Voices Embodied (Curated by Alex Stark), Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
            Our Intimates, The LeRoy Neiman Center, SAIC, Chicago, IL
2018    The Dust of the World, Washed by Droplets of Dew, organized by SAIC and Tokyo Geidai,
            Sanshu-Idutsuyashiki, Hiketa, Higashikagawa, Japan
            GIFC, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
2017    Collage, AREA Gallery, Boston, MA
            Stand Up (Curated by Silvi Naci), Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA
2016    No Heads, Colo Colo Gallery, New Bedford, MA
            Oh Sheet! Works on Paper, The Beehive, Boston, MA
            The 2nd annual Fay Chandler Emerging Artist Exhibition, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA
            Never Nothing, Outpost 186 Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2015     80th Regional Exhibition of Art and Craft, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA
2014    The Introduction, Student Life Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA
            Fresh Meat, Piano Craft Gallery, Boston, MA
            Proof of Purchase, Samson Gallery, Boston, MA


AWARDS, HONORS & FELLOWSHIPS

2020    Artist Relief Grant, United States Artists org
2019    Professional Development Track Grant, Illinois Arts Council Agency, IL
2018    Lithuanian Foundation Scholarship
            Daniel D Van Degrift Scholarship, SAIC, Chicago, IL
2017    John W. Kurtich Foundation Travel Grant
            Incentive Scholarship, SAIC, Chicago, IL
            Lithuanian Foundation Scholarship
2016    The Blanche E. Colman Award
2012    Genevieve McMillan – Reba Stewart Traveling Fellowship
            Morton Godine Fellowship, MassArt, Boston, MA
2011    Juror's’ Commendation Award, North American Print Biennial (Juried by Jim Dine), Danforth Museum of Art, MA


RESIDENCIES

2022     (forthcoming) Studios at MASS MoCA, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA 
2021     The Center Program, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL 
2020     Conversations in Practice Program, Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists' Residency, Saugatuck, MI
2019     Bridge Program, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL


ARTIST TALKS

2020     
Printmaking and Painting Departments at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA 
2019     Print Media Department at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


SELECTED TEXT/ PRESS/ MEDIA

[EN]    Viral Ecologies, Issue #2, March, 2021
[EN]    Under The Bridge Magazine, Printmaking issue, January, 2021
[EN]    60wrd/Min COVID Edition: Alex Chitty, Monika Plioplyte, Barbara Diener, Dasul Kim. by Lori Waxman, Newcity Art, 19 Nov. 2020
[EN]    Monika Plioplyte by Lori Waxman, 60 WRD/MIN ART CRITIC, 9 Nov. 2020
[LT]     Ieskokime, tobulekime ir nenustokime augti, by Loreta Stephens. “Draugas” Lithuanian Worldwide Newspaper. Dec.19, 2019
[EN]    2019 Exhibition Catalog, Department of Print Media SAIC, December, 2019
[EN]    Peripheral Vision Press, Salon 2018, Issue #9, August, 2018
[EN]    SPOTLIGHT Magazine, Issue #7, June, 2018
[EN]    Here to create: Iron Wolf Press by Courtney Moy. Big, Red and Shiny blog. April 5, 2016
[EN]    Fresh Meat: passion for creative output fuels new printshop by Susanna Jackson, Boston Dig. September 27, 2014
[LT]     Lietuves dailininkes mene - savu simboliu sistema, by Loreta Stephens. “Draugas” Lithuanian Worldwide. Newspaper. Aug.18, 2014