Up like a sun, down like a pancake.
In Up like a sun, down like a pancake., Kelly Lloyd presents new work and new collaborations. Up like a sun, down like a pancake. seeks to examine humor and hypocrisy in inevitable physical decay, and presents an alternative to intellectual decay. This part-exhibition, part-reading room will expand on Lloyd's interests in generosity, spaces constructed for social engagement, and literature as objects.
Featuring work by: Emma Kathryn Akins, A\M (Elisabeth Smith + Michael Milano), Gwyneth Anderson, Kayla Anderson, Warren Andrews, Kateryna Babkina, Lise Haller Baggesen, Dana Bassett, Peter Miles, Bergman, Jessica Campbell, CANDOR ARTS, Justin Chance, Kittisak Wa Chontong, Kelly Christian, Matthew A. Coleman, Delinda Collier, Angela Conant, Allison Crowley, Markele Cullins, Sharmyn Cruz Rivera, Angharad Davies, Rodolphe Delaunay, Eilidh Duffy, Fionn Duffy, Arièle Dionne Krosnick, Dave Eassa, Marissa Fein, Nick Ferreira, Fernway Gallery, Fuzzy Muzzle Design, Skye Gilkerson, Suzanne Gold, Allison Gulick, Graham Coreil-Allen, Kara Gut, Peter Haselmayer / Walter Ego, Maximilian Hines, Kali Hinton, Phaan Howng, Amelia + Dan Jacobs, Lou Joseph, Stevie Hanley, Amelia Hruby, Seth Hunter, Thomas Huston, Jaclyn Jacunski, Felix Jones, Dejan Kaludjerović, Yalie Kamara, Terri Kapsalis, Christopher Kardambikis, Em Kettner, Attila Kiss, Davielle Lakind, Eric Lebofsky, Birgit Lettmann, Tony Lewis, Heather Link-Bergman, Mark Lloyd, Laura Mackin, Sophie Mak-Schram, Jesse Malmed, Ryan Mandell, Amanda Roscoe Mayo, Mhor Farr, Ray Ray Mitrano, Didier Morelli, The MorphoTransverse Method ®, Matt Morris, Jessica Gaynelle Moss, Raven Falquez Munsell, Gulsah Mursaloglu, Danny Orendorff, Sabina Ott, Ceylan Öztrük, Giulia Ratti, Daphne Politi, Anne Posten, Aay Preston-Myint, Tom Puschautz, Erika Råberg, Carly Ries, Carrie Rennolds, Pat Reynolds, Margaret Rogers, Greg Ruffing + Brandon Alvendia, Sam Sax, Kyle Schlie, Katie Shlon, Michal Lynn Shumate, A.D. Smith, Jada Snyder, Sprechgesang Institute, Yuri Stone, Antoinette Suiter + Gregory Fitzsimmons, Danielle Susi, Daniel Tam-Claiborne, Third Object, Finn Thomson, Scott Thompson II, Trunk Show, David Ubias, Blas Ulibarri, Addie Ulrey, Ulrike Ulrich, Merve Ünsal, Tony Venne, Julia Vogl, Aaron Walker, Hamza Walker, Erin Washington, Demelza B. Watts, Latham Zearfoss
Up like a sun, down like a pancake. is made possible in part by a grant from the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation.
Kelly Lloyd is a transdisciplinary conceptual artist who focuses on issues of representation and knowledge production and prioritizes public-facing collaborative research. Lloyd received a dual MFA. in Painting and MA in Visual & Critical Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2015 and earned a B.A. from Oberlin College in 2008. Recent projects include a solo exhibition at Shane Campbell Gallery, “Fleeting Monuments for the Wall of Respect” for the Museum of Vernacular Art in Chicago, Zürich and Vienna, and inclusion in "Habeas Corpus" at the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art. Lloyd performed with Jesse Malmed and ACRE TV at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art in 2016, and her essay "Katie Sokoler Your Construction Paper Tears Can't Hide Your Yayoi Kusama Neurotic Underbelly" is included in The Retro-Futurism of Cuteness (punctum press, October 2017). Lloyd was named one of NEWCITY'S "Breakout Artists of 2015,” was a 2017 Janet & Walter Sondheim Prize Semi-Finalist and attended an artist residency with KulturKontakt Austria this Spring. Lloyd will attend an artist residency in Aarhus, Denmark hosted by the Aarhus Center for Visual Art during the Fall of 2018, and in Chicago hosted by ADDS DONNA during the Winter of 2018/19.