Visiting Artist

Carla Fisher Schwartz is a visual artist and educator based in Chicago, IL. Her studio practice investigates the relationship between the mapped image and contemporary notions of exploration, virtuality, and the simulated environment through print media, sculpture and video installation. Her art has been exhibited across the United States, including the Chicago Artists Coalition (Chicago, IL), the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum (St. Louis, MO), the Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, IL), the McKendree University Art Gallery (Lebanon, IL), and the Kala Art Institute (Berkeley, CA). Recent residencies include HATCH Projects (Chicago, IL) and The Hyde Park Art Center Program (Chicago, IL), and a studio fellowship with Spudnik Press Cooperative. Schwartz received her MFA in Visual Arts from Washington University in St. Louis, where she was awarded the Bell Cramer Award in Printmaking. She received her BA in Studio Art with a minor in the History of Art and Visual Culture from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is currently a lecturer in the Department of Art and Architecture at Harold Washington College.

Lecture: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Von Ohlen Hall, Sugar Grove Campus

Workshop: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Von Ohlen Hall, Sugar Grove Campus

For more information about the visiting artist lectures and workshops at Waubonsee Community College, contact Cecilia Vargas, Art Coordinator, at (630) 466–2964.



Installation shot from the exhibition Desktop Navigator by Carla Fisher Schwartz, Arrowhead Gallery at WCC, Summer of 2017