Shows and Press



- Illustrated cover and inside of "The Waiting Tide," a book of poems by Ryan W. Bradley
- Solo Show at One Strange Bird, Chicago, IL July
- Collaboration with Obey, Womens Spring/Summer 2013 collection
-"Eyes and Teeth," Treasure Town, Chicago, IL, March
- Solo show at The Bourgeois Pig Cafe, Chicago, IL, March


-"Anatomy and Jazz," at Surplus of Options, Chicago, Il, Nov-Dec
-"Hexagons," at Treasure Town, Chicago, Il, October
-1988 Gallery, Garbage Pail Kids group show, Los Angeles, CA, September
- "Surplus of Options Junk Gallery," Chicago, Il, June
- Solo show at Elastic Sound Space, Chicago, Il, June
- Work exhibited at Pilsen Vintage and Thrift 2nd Friday, Chicago, Il, June
- "Focus on the Arts," contributing artist at Highland Park High School's art event, Chicago, Il, April
- Treasure Town Art Show, Chicago, Il, March
- "Patterns+Portraits," at The Garden, Chicago, Il, March
- OhNo!Doom Gallery group show, Chicago, Il, February
- Duo show with Maren Celest at Robert Jeffrey Hair Studio, Chicago, Il, February
- "Patterns+Portraits," at The Garden, Chicago, Il, March


- 50/50 art and craft show in Pilsen, Chicago, Il, October
- R&R Gallery, "Mr. Bill Murray," Los Angelos, CA, September
-Thr3e Birds Gallery, "Nature vs. Machine," Chicago, Il, September
-Designed a "Souvenir Button" for Busy Beaver Button Company's 2010 collection, July
-Collaboration with Obey, Womens Spring/Summer 2011 collection
-Gorker Gallery, "The 40 Thieves 3," Victoria, Australia, July
-21 Ludlow Gallery, "Works on Paper," New York, NY, June
-Curator of "Down To There - Art Boutique" in Chatham, Il, June - Present
-Black Maria Gallery, "Till Death Do Us Part," Los Angelos, CA, April
-Canteen Gallery, "99 Red Balloons" group show, Ottawa, Ontario, April
-Creative Lounge, "MOOD" group show, Chicago, Il, April
-54B Gallery, "Deck"adent Duchess group show," Chicago, Il, Feb.
-Art of the Soul, "A Woman’s View of Sexism & Oppression," NW Washington, DC, Feb.
-1988 Gallery, "Under the Influence; Heman and the masters of the Univese," Los Angelos, CA, Jan


-Clever Crafter Hand Made Fair, Chicago, IL, Dec.
-Espai Cromàtic Gallery, "DONA," Tarragona, Spain, Dec.
-Merchndise displayed at Canteen, Ottowa, Ontario, Nov. 2009 - Now
-Black Maria Gallery, "When Smoking Was Cool," Los Angelos, CA, Oct.
-Trunk Show at Simply Art, Chicago, IL, Oct.
-The Chicago Fine Arts Building, Chicago, IL, Sept.
-Featured Artist at Thr3e Birds Gallery, Chicago, IL, Aug. - Nov.
-Merchandise displayed at Lenny & Me, Chicago, IL (current)
-Participated in Chicago’s Spring Show Art Fair, Chicago, IL, April


-Winner of Best in Show for Fashion Design at The Illinois Institute of Art’s Graduate Portfolio Show, Dec.
-FAME 2008 Fashion Show participant, Chicago, IL, April


-The Chicago Fine Arts Building, Chicago, IL, Sept.
-Humbolt Duplicate Show, Chicago, IL, Sept.


-Trout Lily Cafe, Springfield, IL, Aug. - Sept., 2005


- "BlueCanvas Issue 7" January, 2011
- "The Beautiful, Illustrations for Fashion and Style," printed by Gestalten books, 2010
- "Curvy 7," 2010
-Free People blog feature, July 2010
-Sprayblog interview, April 2010
-Cheap Magazine, 2010 feature, December 2009, April 2010
-Forth Thread zine, "This Aint Digital," December 2009
-"Zeixs: Great New Fashion Design," 2009
-Cheap Magazine, fall 2009
-Pocketto Zine, Issue 8, 2009
-Front page of Myspace U.K., October, 2009
-Beautiful/Decay’s website, October 2009, October 2009
-Blanket Magazine, Issue 17
-Fecal Face Mini-Interview, July 2009
-Mint Magazine, July 2009, July 2009 Reader Art, June 2009
-Chicago's 33 Collective online gallery, 2009
-Title Magazine, Spring Issue, 2009
-Betty Magazine, Spring Issue, 2009
-Carpaccio Zine, Issues 2,4, and 5
-I&D Zine, Issue 2
-Antler Magazine, Issue 2
-MODA Fashion Gazette, Issues 3,4, & 5, 2007

© Brett Manning 2013