Education
1987 BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1987 The Slade School of Art, the University of London

Exhibitions (listings in bold indicate solo exhibitions)
2010 Earthworks: Robert Smithson, Sam Durant, and Mary Brogger. Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
2007 Consuming War, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago
2006 Artists and Automobiles, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Washington Park, Chicago
2004 Curious Crystals of Unusual Purity, P.S.1. Contemporary Art Center, New York, curated by Bob Nickaus and Steve LaFreniere
The Center is Anywhere, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
2003 Fashionism, Performance Fashion Show, The Open End, Chicago
2000 Contemporary Decorative Arts in Chicago, Betty Rymer Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1997 Events at the Horizon, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (exhibition catalogue)
Threshold, Invoking the Domestic in Contemporary art, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia (exhibition catalogue)
1996 Sciogliere, ViaFarini Gallery, Milan, Italy
Time Arts Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Untitled, Gallery 312, Chicago
Hall20, Der Bliss Ins Wasser, Hall, Austria (exhibition catalogue)
1995 Heaven's in the Back Seat of My Cadillac, N.A.M.E., Chicago
Untitled group exhibition, Dilmos, Milan, Italy
Inside, The California Center for the Arts Museum, Escondido, California (exhibition catalogue)
1994 Strip, N.A.M.E., Chicago
1993 Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario (exhibition catalogue)
Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Serious Beauty, The Metropolitan Momentary Contemporary Museum, Los Angeles, California
Chicago Drawings, Madeira, Portugal
Tattoo, The Permanent Mark, The Food House, Santa Monica, California
Don't Slam the Door on Your Way Out, 312 North May Street, Chicago
1992 Plot, N.A.M.E., Chicago
1991 Rezac Gallery, Chicago
Immagina Proiettate, ViaFarini Gallery, Milan, Italy
Comfort, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, California
The Foreign Policy Show, Flat Iron Building, Chicago
1990 Looking at Labor: What Price Beauty, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago
1988 Functiononfunction, Rezac Gallery, Chicago

Performance and Performance Related Activities
1995-1997 The Swans (remix), and the The Swans by Lawrence Steger, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and Club Lower Links, Chicago, Set / Props
1995 Friends with Firearms: A Farwell to Feminism by Paula Killen, Chicago Filmmakers Set and Costume Design
1991 STAVE, by Lawrence Steger at Club Lower Links, Special Effects Design
Tragedy Strikes, solo performance at Grunt Gallery, Vancouver, BC
When I regain my Foliage, a Film by Robert Metrick and Allan Ross; Costumes
Worn Grooves by Lawrence Steger at Cleveland Public Theater, Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York, and Club Lower Links, Chicago

Awards
2004 The Richard H. Dreihaus Foundation Individual Artist Award, Nominee
2002 The Richard H. Dreihaus Foundation Individual Artist Award, Nominee
1999 The Louis Comfort Tiffany Award, Nominee
1994 Chicago Artists International Program, Sculpture
1992 Illinois Arts Council, Artists Fellowship Grant, Sculpture
1988 National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Arts Fellowship Grant, Sculptors

Selected Public Art Commissions
2004 Haymarket Memorial monument, Chicago
2003 Mandarin Hotel, New York, NY
2000 Park Hyatt Hotel, Chicago, Michigan Ave, curated by Staci Boris, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
1996 City of Chicago Martin Luther King Drive Gateway Project, the Recognition Panels
1995 Chicago "Circulator" Train project, station stop design, Finalist. (project not realized)
1994 City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs, Percent for the Arts Commission at Mount Greenwood Branch Library, Chicago

Selected Bibliography
2007 World Wide Web: "Apartment Therapy- Chicago" March 5
Dwell magazine. Dec./Jan. 2008 "Off the Grid" David A. Greene
2006 House and Garden Television. "Small Spaces Big Style": episode 306 "Sculpting a Small Space"
Gala, Deutschland edition, December
World Wide Web: "Apartment Therapy- Chicago" August 11
Chicago Sun Times, June 30, Misha Davenport
2004 New York Times, September 15, National Report, review, Stephen Kinzer
New York Times, Friday July 23, Arts Section, review
Chicago Journal, September 16, Review, Katheryn Rosenfeld
Chicago Tribune, September 7, 15, 24, Reviews, Tom McNamee, Alan Artner
Illinois Issues, December, Pat Guinane
2002 Artforum, May, "Top Ten", Steve Lafreniere
2001 Metropolis, April, reproduction, Park Hyatt Hotel, Chicago
1997 Flash Art, Nov/Dec, Katherine Hixson
Frieze, Nov/Dec, Michelle Grabner
New Art Examiner, November, Ann Wiens
1995 Casa Vogue, Italy, May, Laura Maggi Modo, Italy, July