VANESSA BALBACH CLARKE

vbalba@artic.edu

Born in Chicago, Illinois

Lives and works in Chicago and Lake Forest, Illinois

EDUCATION

2019 – MFA, Painting and Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2017 – Post Baccalaureate, Painting and Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago 

2016 – Summer Sessions, Painting and Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1982 – BA, English Literature, Denison University

EXIBITIONS 

2021               The Other Art Fair/Saatchi Art, September 30- October 3 

2021               Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 49, Spring 2022 

2020              Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 47, Spring 2021

2020              Digital Open House, Mana Contemporary in partnership with CADAF          

2019                Fall Open House, Mana Contemporary Chicago, Chicago, IL 

2019                The Turf, House of Asian Research, Chicago, IL

2019                Elmhurst Art Museum, With a Capital P: Selections by Six Painters,

                          curated by Jose Lerma, Elmhurst, IL 

2019                SAIC MFA Show, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL 

2017                Post Baccalaureate Studio Salon, Chicago, IL 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

2018                TA Painting Beyond Still Life with Susan Kraut

2019                TA New York City Trip with Michelle Grabner and David Getsy, 

1990–1995   Holly Hunt, Ltd., Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL 

1982–1986    Ben  Rose, Inc., Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL 


BOOKS / WRITING

Clarke, Vanessa Balbach, Henry Webster Tomlinson: An Investigation of the Architect and His Work. Edited by Kim Coventry. Chicago, IL: Vanessa Balbach Clarke, 2018

PUBLICATIONS 

Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 49, Spring 2022 

Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 47, Spring 2021