CONOR STECHSCHULTE

www.conorstechschulte.com

EDUCATION

2017                

Masters of Fine Art in Printmedia-School of the Art

Institute of Chicago-Chicago, Il.

2008                

Bachelors of Fine Art in Painting with Concentration in

Printmaking-Maryland Institute College of Art-Baltimore, Md.

PUBLICATIONS

2017

The Sound of the Wind, Suite of Broadsides, Self-Published-Chicago, Il.

                 “Tintering,” Self-Published-Chicago, Il.

2016                

“The Fence,” Self-Published-Chicago, Il.

Christmas in Prison, Self-Published-Chicago, Il.

2015                

Generous Bosom part 2, Breakdown Press-London, UK.

Trapper Keeper 2, Anthology, Edited by Panyiotis Terzis, Mega Press-Brooklyn, Ny.

Over the Line: An Introduction to Poetry Comics, Anthology,

Edited by Chrissy Williams and Tom Humberstone, Side-Kick Press-London, UK.

2014                

Generous Bosom part 1, Breakdown Press-London, UK.

“Glancing,” Self-Published-Baltimore, Md.

“Mountain Comic,” Self-Published-Baltimore, Md.

“Generous Impression,” Self-Published-Baltimore, Md.

The Amateurs, Fantagraphics-Seattle, Wa.

No Me, Anthology, Edited by Jason T. Miles-Seattle, Wa.

2013                

“The Dormitory,” Self-Published, Baltimore-Md.

Baltic Comics Magazine š! # 14: Sports, Anthology, Edited by David

Schilter, Biedrība Grafiskie stātsi-Latvia

“Cashing Capital,” Self-Published-Baltimore, Md.

The Tortured Page, Anthology/Exhibition Catalog, Edited by Noel Freibert-Baltimore, Md.

Acres #1, Magazine, Edited by Danielle Criqui and Jasmine Sarp -Baltimore, Md.

AWARDS AND HONORS

2017                

Municipal Art League Fellowship: School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2016                

Teaching Assistant to Chris Ware: School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Clay Morrison Scholarship: School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Pittsburgh Indie Comics Expo: Special Guest-Pittsburgh, PA

Best American Comics: Notable List, Generous Bosom part 1

2015                

Best American Comics: Notable List, The Dormitory

2014                

Publishers Weekly: PW Staff Favorites, The Amateurs

2013                

Best American Comics: Notable List, The Amateurs

2012                

Best American Nonrequired Reading: Notable List, The Amateurs

Chicago Alternative Comics Expo: Special Guest-Chicago, Il.

EXHIBITIONS

2015                

Self-Organized--Aesthetic Politics of the Artist-Run: Group

 Show, Guest Spot @ The Re-Institute, Baltimore, Md.

2014                

Lane Milburn & Conor Stechschulte: Two Person Show, Floating

World Comics-Portland, Or.

The Closet: Group Show, 4th Floor-Baltimore, Md.

Happiness Comix: Group Show, Mailbox Art Space-Melbourne,

Australia.

2013                

The Bigger Picture: Group Show, Booklyn-Brooklyn, Ny.

Summer Group Show: Group Show, Sophia Jacob-Baltimore, Md.

The Tortured Page: Group Show, Current Gallery-Baltimore, Md.

Talking Territories: Group Show, Zeitraumexit-Mannheim,

Germany.

2012                

Is This All That All This Is: Open Space Group Show, The Joanna-

Houston, Tx.

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

2015                

Zine Not Dead 1: Reading, Pinky Swear-Chicago, Il.

Altcomics 1: Reading, Unnameable Books-Brooklyn, Ny.

Autoptic New Readings and Release Event: Bryant Lake Bowl and

Theater-Minneapolis, Mn.

Drew University: Artist Talk-Madison, Nj.

2014                

Gridlords: Reading, Independent Publishing Resource Center-

Portland, Or.

New York Art Book Fair: Pecha Kucha, MoMA PS1-Queens, Ny.

Small Press Expo: Panel, ‘The Closed Caption Comics Legacy’ -Bethesda, Md.

New York Comic and Picture Story Symposium: ‘To and From

the Amateurs,’ Parsons The New School-New York, Ny.

2012                

Center For Cartoon Studies: Guest Lecturer-White River Junction, Vt.

Chicago Alternative Comics Expo: Panel, ‘The Violent Line’-Chicago, Il.

CURATING AND EDITING

2014                

Precious Moments: Co-Curator, Group Show, Open Space

Gallery-Baltimore, Md.

2012                

Future Daze: Co-Curator, Group Show, Open Space

Gallery-Baltimore, Md.

Sock 2: Editor/Publisher, Erotic Art and Comics Anthology

PRESS

The Comics Journal, "Recent Reading," Review of 'Christmas in Prison,' Dan Nadel,September, 2016.

Just Indie Comics, "Christmas in Prison by Conor Stechschulte," Review, Gabriele di Fazio, September, 2016. (Italian)

Women Write About Comics, "Discussing 'Generous Bosom': A Breakdown Press Breakdown," Review/Interview, Claire Napier, March, 2016.  

The Comics Journal,  "Generous Bosom 2," Review, Brian Nicholson, March, 2016. Broken Frontier, "'Most of my Favourite Art Has a Strong Sense of the Uncanny':  Conor Stechschulte Tells Us About His Comics Journey So Far," Interview, Tom Murphy,  February, 2016.

Broken Frontier, “Generous Bosom, Part One--A Gripping Start to a Major New Work from Rising Star Conor Stechschulte,” Review, Tom Murphy. January, 2015.  

The Comics Alternative, “Generous Bosom Part One,” Podcast Review, Andy Kunka and Derek Royal. January, 2015

Comic Books Are Burning in Hell, “Generous Bosom Part One,” Podcast

 Review, Matt Seneca. November, 2014

The Comics Alternative, “Mood. Meat.” Podcast Review, Andy Kunka and Derek Royal. June, 2014

Publishers Weekly, “The Amateurs,” Review, Heidi MacDonald. June, 2014

The Comics Journal, “The Amateurs,” Review, John Seven. June, 2014

(the)Absolute, “‘The Amateurs’ Is a Savage Debut You Won’t Forget,” Review, Marie Anello. June 2014

Broken Frontier, “The Amateurs-Conor Stechschulte’s Debut Book From

Fantagraphics Offers Dark Slapstick and Rural Strangeness,” Review, Tom Murphy. May, 2014

Comic Book Resources, “Stechschulte Turns Pro With ‘Weird’ Horror/Comedy ‘The Amateurs,’” Interview, Alex Dueben. May, 2014

Splice Today, “Going Pro, Without Prose,” Article, Brian Nicholson. April, 2014

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015-2017

Co-Teacher: Introduction to Printmaking, With James Hapke and Fabienne Elie,

Fall and Spring Semesters SAIC-Chicago, Il.

Teaching Assistant: Multi-Level Relief, With Oli Watt, Fall Semester

SAIC-Chicago, Il.

Teaching Assistant: Advanced Printmaking, With Ayanah Moor and Oli

Watt, Comics, Emotional Directness and Self-Doubt, With

Chris Ware and Alex Valentine, Spring Semester SAIC-Chicago, Il.

Writing Fellow: Fall and Spring Semesters SAIC-Chicago, Il.

2009-2015                

Co-Founder and Co-Curator of Open Space Gallery: Artist-run Gallery and Performance Space-Baltimore, Md.

        Co-Organizer of Annual Open Space Publications and Multiples Fair:

City-Wide Art and Book Fair-Baltimore, Md.

COLLECTIONS

Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, The Ohio State University- Columbus, Oh.

Joan Flasch Artist Book Collection, School of the Art Institute of Chicago-Chicago, Il.

Library of Congress-Washington, DC.

Printed Matter Inc.-New York, Ny.

Schulz Library, Center For Cartoon Studies-White River Junction, Vt.

University of Connecticut-Mansfield, Ct.

University of Iowa-Iowa City, Ia.

University of Wisconsin (Madison), Special Collections-Madison, Wi.

Yale University, Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library-New Haven, Ct.