Loretta Bourque

Hairy Dancer / 2017 / Mixed Media / 12" x 9" / PLS INQ
Wisteria Dancer / 2017 / Mixed Media / 12" x 9" / PLS INQ
Triple X / 2017 / Mixed Media / 12" x 9" / PLS INQ
prettiest girls / 2017 / mixed media / 8" x 11" / PLS INQ
beautiful girls / 2017 / mixed media / 8" x 11" / PLS INQ
3D XXX / 2017 / mixed media / 12" x 9" / PLS INQ
Ms. O (Panel 1) / 2017 / Mixed Media Collage / 9" x 12" / PLS INQ
Ms. O (Panel 2) / 2017 / Mixed Media / 9" x 12" / PLS INQ
Ms. O (Panel 3) / 2017 / mixed media /9" x 12" / PLS INQ
Untitled / 2017 / Mixed Media / 15" x 12" / PLS INQ
wane / 2017 / Mixed media collage / 12" x 9" / PLS INQ
strip show of the year / 2017 / Mixed media collage / 11" x 8" / PLS INQ
yellow moon / 2017 / Mixed Media / 14" x 11" / PLS INQ
Untitled (w hair) detail / 2016 / mixed media / 12" x 9" / PLS INQ
Untitled (w reclining hair) detail / 2016 / mixed media / 9" x 12"/ PLS INQ
Untitled detail (beckon) / 2016 / mixed media / 11" x 14" / PLS INQ
Untitled (puddle) / 2016 / mixed media / 11" x 14" / PLS INQ
Untitled (moss girls 1) / 2016 / mixed media / 11" x 9" / PLS INQ
Untitled (moss girls 2) / 2016 / mixed media / 12" x 9" / PLS INQ
Untitled / 2013 / Photo transfer, oil and ink on polyester panel / 13" x 27.5" (framed) / PLS INQ
Untitled / 2014 / Photo transfer, collage and ink on glass / 19" x 15.75" (framed) / PLS INQ
American Beauty / 2014 / Photo transfer, oil, ink and polyester film on glass / 18.5" x 15.5" (framed) / PLS INQ
Thumbsucker / 2014 / Photo transfer, collage, oil, ink, tape and polyester film on glass / 16" x 13" (framed) / PLS INQ
ghost / 2013 / photo transfer, collage, oil and ink on glass / 13" x 11" (framed) / PLS INQ
Girls Wanted / 2014 / Oil, ink, tape, photo transfer and polyester film on glass / 13" x 15" (framed) / PLS INQ
Live Nude / 2014 / Oil, ink, tape and photo transfer on glass / 13" x 15" (framed) / PLS INQ
Untitled (pink wig) / 2014 / Oil, ink, tape, photo transfer and polyester film on glass / 16" x 13" (framed) / PLS INQ
Why do you love the devil? / 2014 / Oil, ink, photo transfer, and tape on glass / 13" x 15" (framed) / PLS INQ
bang / 2013 / Oil, ink, photo transfer and polyester film on poly panel / 15.5" x 12.5" (framed) / PLS INQ
Three Mary's / 2013 / Oil, ink, photo transfer and polyester film on poly panel / 8" x 10" / SOLD
Untitled (Kiss) / 2013 / Photo transfer and ink on polyester panel / 15.75" x 12.5" (framed) / PLS INQ
Untitled (CH03) / 2011 / Oil and ink on Dura-Lar / 14" x 9" / PLS INQ
Untitled (CH01) / 2011 / Oil and ink on Dura-Lar / 14" x 9" / PLS INQ
Untitled (CH06) / 2010 / Oil and ink on Dura-Lar / 14" x 9" / PLS INQ
Untitled (CH13) Spaghetti Swag / 2010 / Oil on canvas / 60" x 40" / PLS INQ
Family (CH02) / 2010 / Oil on canvas / 48" x 60" / PLS INQ
Untitled (CH10) / 2010 / Oil on canvas / 40" x 60" / PLS INQ
Milton & Matthew / 2010 / Oil on canvas / 60" x 48" / PLS INQ
Untitled (mama) / 2009 / Oil on canvas / 60" x 36" / PLS INQ
Untitled (diptych) / 2009 / Oil on canvas / 36" x 48" / PLS INQ

EDUCATION

MFA 2000 – University of California, Davis
BFA 1991 – The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 – Bourque, Bondgren and bourbon (solo exhibition including works by bourbon with collaborative partner Rob Bondgren) Linda Warren Projects, Chicago, Illinois
2011 – Charades, Linda Warren Projects, Chicago
2006 – Sex, Dogs and Random Droll, Linda Warren Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2000 – Memorial Union Art Gallery, University of California, Davis

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Go Figure, Linda Warren Projects, Chicago

2016
Loretta Bourque, and bourbon (two-person exhibition with collaborator Rob Bondgren and works by bourbon), Center on Halsted, Chicago

2013
Teacher Institute of Contemporary Art, Frank Juarez Gallery, Sheboygan, WI

2009
Black & White Show, Linda Warren Projects, Chicago

2008
Recent Work, Estudio Trace, Chicago, IL

2007
Selected Stories, Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA

2006
Figuration: A Group Exhibition, Claypool-Young Gallery, Morehead State University, KY
Balls Out, A Warehouse Exhibition, Milwaukee, WI
Taboo, Juror- Jerry Saltz, Studio Montclair, Makeready Press Gallery, Montclair, NJ

2005
Plaza Art Exhibition, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL
Contemporary Women Artists XIII, Juror- Judy Chicago, Mad Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Interpretations of The Figure, Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center, University of Indianapolis, IN
Seattle Erotic Art Festival, Consolidated Works, Seattle, WA

2004
Dangerous Art, New Visions Gallery, Salt Lake, Utah
White Columns & Momenta Benefit, Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York
Women Painting Women, Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
Gender Roles, Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
Identity Crisis: Searching for a Sense of Self, Claypool-Young Art Gallery, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY

2003
Neo Erotic, Art @ Large Gallery, New York, NY
Contemporary Realism, Fraser Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Identity, Guenzel Gallery, Peninsula Art School, WI.
Kentucky National: A National Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Murray State University, Murray, KY
New Visions, Small Works from the Arthur S. Goldberg Collection, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA

2002
16th Annual Evanston and Vicinity Biennial, Juror- Michael Rooks, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
The Invented Figure, Juror- Judith Raphael, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
Reactions, Traveling Exhibition—Exit Art, New York, Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

2001
New Work, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

1999
Blind Date, Traveling Exhibition—Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, England,
Worth-Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA and University of California, Davis
Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA
Artlink@SOTHEBY’S, Tel Aviv, Israel and Chicago, IL

1998
Head Gift, NFA Space, Chicago, IL Gallery 2, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

2005 – Plaza Art Exhibition, Beverly Art Center, Illinois
2004 – Vermont Studio Center, Artist in Residence Program, Full Fellowship recipient
1999–00 – Nelson Art Gallery, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis
1998–00 – Henry A. Jastro, Earle C. Anthony Fellowship, University of California, Davis
1988 – Union League Club of Chicago scholarship recipient, Chicago, Illinois

PERIODICALS & BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015 – ARTPULSE Magazine, Review Bourque, Bondgren and Bourbon, Jeriah Hildwine2012 – New American Paintings, Volume 101, Midwest Edition, Open Studios Press
2011 – Artnet Magazine, Flavorpill, CHI, Art Letter, Chicago
2010 – New American Paintings, Anniversary Issue, Open Studios Press
2002 – New American Paintings, Volume 41, Midwest Edition, Open Studios Program
2002 – Sarasota Herald Tribune, Ringling Faculty Show Displays Fresh Ideas, Kevin Costello

RESIDENCY PROGRAMS

2007 – Roger Brown River House Residency, New Buffalo, Michigan
2004 – Artist in Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

2003–Present – Faculty, Contemporary Practices, Painting and Drawing Department, Division of Continuing Studies & Special Programs The School of The Art Institute of Chicago

2003-2004 – Faculty, Art & Design Department , Robert Morris College, Chicago, Illinois

2002 – Visiting Artist, Fine Arts Department Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida

2001 – 2002 – Assistant Professor, Art Department Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois

1997 – 2002 – Lead Artist representing The School of The Art Institute of Chicago Gallery 37, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs Summer Arts Program

1999 – Mural Project, University of California, Davis. Assisted Mexican muralist Malaquias Montoya on a mural project in collaboration with The Chicano Studies Department at Woodland High School in the tradition of the Mexican Mural Movement.

1999 – Associate-Instructor, University of California, Davis

1998 -2000 – Artist Mentor, ArtsBridge Program. University of California, Davis. Mentored undergraduate student teachers placed in various schools, grades K-12, throughout the Sacramento Valley

Originally from New Orleans Loretta received her BFA in 1991 from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her MFA in Painting in 2000 from University of California at Davis.

Loretta has an extensive exhibition record and has shown at galleries and museums across the country as well as internationally including ; Tel Aviv,  London, Los Angeles and New York City.  She is the recipient of a range fellowships, awards and residencies and has appeared in periodicals and publications including New American Paintings , Artnet Magazine and Flavorpil. Loretta Bourque is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the department of Contemporary Practices. Prior to teaching at SAIC, she was a visiting artist at Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL. and preceding RSAD, was Assistant Professor at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. Loretta currently lives and works in Chicago