Unyimeabasi Udoh is an artist, graphic designer, and co-founder of Plates: An experimental journal of art and culture.

Chicago, US.
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Education

School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), MFA Visual Communication Design, 2019
New Artist Society Scholarship (2017-19)
Dean’s Scholarship (2017-19)

Columbia University, BA Architecture, 2017
John Jay Scholar (2013-17)
 

Exhibitions

2020 
Exhibitionisms, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Chicago (Group)
The Classics, The Silver Room, Chicago (Solo)
At, For, By at Artists Run Chicago 2.0, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago (Group)
Open sheds used for what?, Chicago (Group)
Excavating Memory, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago (Two-person)

2019
Post Millennium Tension, Porto Design Biennale, Porto PT (Group)
PolyPlay, ExTV, Chicago (Group)

2018
circle sayings / circles saying, The Blue Parrot, Chicago (Solo)
This Ad, SITE Galleries Wabash Window, Chicago (Solo)
PolyPlay, ExTV, Chicago (Group)

 
Curatorial Projects

2019–
Art direction for Plates, an experimental journal of art and culture

2018
Dreams So Real, Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection, Chicago

 
Awards & Residencies

2020
Black Artist Fund Grantee, NYC
A Tale of Today: Emerging Artists Fellowship, Driehaus Museum, Chicago
HATCH Residency, Chicago Artists Coalition

2019
ACRE Residency, Steuben, WI


Press

2020
Roach, Amanda, “Review: Exhibitionisms Virtual Viewing Room A, First Impressions,” Sixty Inches from Center (December)
Viral Ecologies, Issue No. 1 (September)

2019
Mackey, Susan, “In a (Black) Way // Three Chicago Artists Push the Limits of Blackness,” The Seen (July)

2018
“PolyPlay 2018: Interview with Unyimeabasi Udoh, a Twine Text-Based Game Designer,” ExTV (August)


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