Alicia Forestall-Boehm

 

 

 

 

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2018
·The Victorian House Art Gallery, Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Illinois

2017

·Sculptures and Paintings by Alicia Forestall-Boehm, Sherry Denault and Margie Sula, North Central College, Naperville, Illinois
·Encaustic 2017: Rebirth of an Ancient Medium, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, Illinois
·Small But Mighty!, Christopher Art Gallery, Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, Illinois, Juror Aron Packer

2016
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Art Commission, Deaconess Hospice House, large-scale painting (3’ x 7’), Begley Art Source, Evansville Museum of Art, History and  Science Evansville, Indiana
·Reimagining Space and Surface: Alicia Forestall-Boehm, Solo, Western Illinois University Art Gallery, Macomb, Illinois
·ArtSlant, Under The Radar, featured artist profile
·The Dot Show, Chicago Arts District, show POD, Chicago

2015

·Surfaces: Alicia Forestall-Boehm, Solo, Art Space Vincennes, Vincennes, Indiana
·Earth, The Dubuque Area Arts Collective, Dubuque, Iowa
·The Notion of Motion, Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
·Expansive Vision, Christopher Art Gallery, Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, Illinois
·Textural Encounters, ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2014
·Alicia Forestall-Boehm: Transformed Spaces, Solo, Art on Armitage, Chicago, Illinois
·SOFA, Surface Design Association, Chicago, Illinois, invited
·So Much More , Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, juror Nnenna Okore
·Oil and Water, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
·70th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition, Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana, Juror Carter E. Foster
·Spaces We Inhabit: Sculptures and Paintings by Alicia Forestall-Boehm, Emily Rutledge and Mary Zeran, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago,  IL
·Green, Fine Arts Building, Second Floor Gallery, Chicago, IL
·Big Bad Wax, Mount Dora Center for the Arts, Mount Dora, Florida, jurors Kim Bernard and Susan Loden
·FUSED, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois, curator Jessica Segal

2013
·From the Earth, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, Invited
·Fluidity, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights
· Illinois·Encaustic USA, ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
·Water Street Studio Gallery Summer Show, Batavia, Illinois
·Eighth Annual Encaustic Invitational, Conrad Wild Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
·Illinois State Museum Illinois Artisan Atrium Exhibition James Thompson Center, Chicago, Illinois
·Cotton, Fountain Street Fine Art, Framingham, Massachusetts
·Wright Gallery at the College of Lake County, Grayslake, Illinois

2012
·WAX, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn, New York
·Seventh Annual Encaustic Invitational, Conrad Wild Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
·Crafts National, Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, Kansas
·Hot Wax in the City, Morpho Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
·Tactile Encounters: The Influence and Appearance of Textures, Kemper Gallery, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
·Encaustics, Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles, Illinois
·Pattern, juried online exhibit, Evans Encaustics, Sonoma, California
·The Buzz (featured program Chicago Artists Month), Gallery 303, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, Illinois
·6x6x2012, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, New York
·Painting: Color Dominates juried online exhibit, Evans Encaustics, Sonoma, California
·Form and Function, Chicago’s Best Properties, Chicago, Illinois 
·Illinois State Museum Illinois Artisan Atrium Exhibition James Thompson Center, Chicago, Illinois

2011 
·Wax-Inc., South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, Massachusetts
·Encaustic Works' 12, Inaugural exhibition-in-print, R & F Handmade Paints, Kingston, New York
·35th Annual Art Competition & Exhibition, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, Illinois

·Call and Response: From Artemisia to Frida, Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, Illinois 
·Come Together, an Exhibit of Sculpture, Installation and Collaborative Work, Logan Square Art Center, Inaugural Exhibition, Chicago, IL                   
·New Encaustic Explorations, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston, Illinois
·WWW. : An Exhibit of Fiber and Textile Work by Upper Midwest Artists, Northfield Arts Guild, Northfield, Minnesota
·Fused, Black Cloud Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
·Brainstorm 2011, Visual Arts Gallery, Governors State University, University Park, Illinois
·Illinois Artisan 25th Anniversary Exhibition (invitational), James Thompson Center, Chicago, Illinois

 2010
·No Place Like Home: Examining Changing Landscapes in Our Lives, Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, Illinois
·Any Place, Featured Program for Chicago Artists Month, Chicago, Illinois
·Encaustic Hot Art, The Art Center, Highland Park, Illinois
·Wax, Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival, Invitational, Chicago, Illinois
·Oak Park Arts Distinct, Harrison's 10th Anniversary Art Show, Oak Park, Illinois
·Luminous Layer: Exploring Contemporary Encaustic, Lake Oswego, Oregon
·Chicago Art Open, River East Art Center, Chicago, Illinois
·Fused2 Art + Wax in Chicago, Fine Arts Building, Chicago, Illinois
    
2009
·Metamorphosis, Hayden Art Center and International Encaustic Artists, Lincoln, Nebraska. Juror: George W. Neubert.
·Square Foot Show, Galaxie Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
·RavensHood: Art From the Corridor, Images Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
·No Borders/No Walls, Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival, Chicago, Illinois

·Ravenswood Art Walk, Chicago, Illinois
·Compositions, Oak Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
·Fused! Art & Wax in Chicago, Fine Arts Building, Chicago, Illinois
·Hot for Wax, York Arts Gallery, York, Pennsylvania  
·Illinois Artisans Shop, Chicago, Illinois
·Southern Illinois Artisans Shop, Rend Lake, Illinois
 

2008
·Art Walk Ravenswood, Chicago, Illinois
·The Windows Series, Oak Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
·American Juried Art Salon, 2008 Fall-Winter Show, Plano, Texas
·Explorations, The Art Center, Highland Park, Illinois


 Publications
   

,Embracing Encaustic: Mixing Media by Linda Womack, 3rd edition

Fiber and Wax, Surface Design Magazine, Miles Conrad, Conrad Wilde Gallery, December, 2015

Surfaces: Alicia Forestall-Boehm, 2015

Vincennes, Sun-Commercial newspaper, front page, September, 4, 2015

IN OTHER(S) WORDS, Interview, Lisa Goesling, 2015

So Much More, Exhibition Catalog, Swedish Covenant Hospital, 2014

Big Bad Wax, Exhibition Catalog, Mount Dora Center for the Arts, 2014

Cottoning to a Second Anniversary Theme, by Joanne Mattera, Images-Fountain Street Fine Art. 2013

Encaustic USA, Exhibition Catalog, ARC Gallery, 2013

Eighth Annual Encaustic Invitational, Exhibition Catalog Conrad Wilde Gallery, 2013

FUSEDChicago: A Group Encaustic Exhibition by 14 Chicago artists, Exhibition Catalog, 2013

Encaustic Works ’12, R&F Handmade Paints, Kingston, NY, publish date 2012

Seventh Annual Encaustic Invitational, Exhibition Catalog Conrad Wilde Gallery, 2012

Call and Response: From Artemisia to Frida, Exhibition Catalog Koehnline Museum of Art, 2011

FUSEDchicago.org: featured artist 2011

Lisa Call: Studio News Contemporary Textile Paintings Volume 4, Issue 4: featured artist 2011

The Writer's Eye: Linking the inspired works of writers to the creative vision of artists. York Arts 2010

No Place Like Home: Examining Changing Landscapes in Our Lives, Exhibition Catalog Koehnline Museum of Art, 2010

Alicia Forestall-Boehm Profile: Michelle Minkoff, Medill News Service 2010

Metamorphosis: Contemporary Statements in Encaustic. Exhibition Catalog Hayden Art Center, 2009




Grants, Awards, Honors

Invitation Artist Talk, Vincennes University, Center for Art and Design, 2015

Award of Recognition, 70th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition, Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana, juror Carter E. Foster, Steven and Ann Ames Curator of Drawing, Whitney Museum of American Art, 2014

Juror, Illinois Artisans Program Fall Jury Session, 2013

 

Honorable Mention Artist, Water Street Studios Gallery, Batavia, Illinois, juror Staci Boris-Elmhurst Art Museum 2013

 

Illinois Arts Council, Grant 2012

 

City of Chicago Community Arts Assistance Program (“CAAP”) Grant, 2012

 

Organizations

FUSEDChicago-Midwest Encaustic Artists

Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

TAFA The Textile and Fiber Art List

Illinois Artisans, Illinois State Museums

American Craft Council

Surface Design Association


Curatorial Projects

PROCESS: How Three Artists Approach the Canvas, with Emily Rutledge, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago, Illinois, 2015

 

 

 

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