Resume | Donna Hapac

Selected One- and Two-Person Exhibitions

  • Constructing Nature, Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods, Riverwoods, IL 2016
  • Inspired by Nature, Cliff Dwellers Club, Chicago, IL 2013
  • Loop and Illuminate, Contemporary Art Center of Peoria, IL 2011
  • Wave, Loop, Twist, Harper College, Palatine, IL 2011
  • Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN 2010
  • Contexture, The Architrouve, Chicago, IL 2010
  • Koscielak Gallery, Chicago, IL 2008
  • Moreau Galleries, St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN 1997
  • UIS Visual Arts Gallery, University of Illinois, Springfield, IL 1996
  • RAW SPACE (installation), ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL 1991
  • Farnham Galleries, Simpson College, Indianola, IA 1990
  • Chicago Cultural Center Art Galleries, Chicago, IL 1987

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • Skin & Bones: Surface & Structure, Noyes Cultural Arts Center , Evanston, IL 2017
  • Interaction, Christopher Art Gallery, Prairie State college, Chicago, IL 2017
  • 5th Annual Juried Art Competition, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL 2017
  • Survey, Chicago Industrial Arts & Design Center, Chicago, IL 2017
  • True to Form: Works from Chicago Sculpture International, Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN 2016
  • Making Nature, Northeastern Illinois University Fine Arts Gallery, Chicago 2016
  • Interconnections: The Language of Basketry, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ2016
  • CSI: Themes in Contemporary Sculpture, Foster Gallery, Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI 2015
  • Wall to Wall, Space 1550, Chicago 2015
  • Landfills: Lifestyle or Landscape, Bloomingdale Park District Museum, Bloomingdale, IL 2015
  • Sculpture Invasion 2015, Koehnline Art Museum, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL 2015
  • ARC Gallery’s 40th Anniversary Revisited,Beverly Art Center, Chicago 2015
  • Memory & Forgetting, Part II, Cinnabar Gallery, San Antonio, TX 2015
  • Small Mistakes & Miracles, Gallery 19, Chicago, 2014
  • Dark Pleasures, group show, Gallery Pink, Oak Park, IL 2014
  • Avian References, window installation, Gallery 19, Chicago 2014
  • Chicago Sculpture International Juried Exhibition, Lewis University, Romeoville, IL 2014
  • Material Associations, Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL 2014
  • Paul Clark/Donna Hapac/Bruce White, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, 2014
  • Fragile Relations: Art, Nature and Environment, Illinois State Museum, Springfield Gallery, 2014
  • Sculpture Exhibition, Willis Tower, Chicago, 2014
  • Art, Objects, & Politics, Gallery 19, Chicago, 2013
  • Chicago Sculpture International, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, 2013
  • ARC Gallery 40th Anniversary Show, ARC Gallery, Chicago, 2013
  • Six to the Third, small sculpture by members of Chicago Sculpture International, Cliff Dwellers Club, Chicago, 2013
  • Fragile Relations: Art, Nature and Environment, Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery, 2013
  • Fragile Relations: Art, Nature and Environment, Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery, 2012
  • Forms and Fragments, Art/Museo, Intercontinental Hotel O’Hare, Chicago, IL 2012
  • Six to the 3rd Power, Art Chicago, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL 2011
  • New Fiber 2010, Eastern Michigan University Gallery, Ypsilanti, Michigan 2010
  • Art Prize 2010, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2010
  • Form and Flora, Garfield Park Conservatory, Chicago, IL 2010
  • Sculpture Invasion 2010, Oakton Community College, DesPlaines, Illinois 2010
  • Countercurrents, Art Chicago, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL 2010
  • Women in Technology, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL 2009
  • New to the Gallery, Judith Racht Gallery, Harbert, MI 2009
  • Material Difference Postscript, Hinsdale Center for the Arts, Hinsdale, IL 2008
  • Chicago Sculpture International Juried Exhibition, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI 2008
  • Chicago Sculpture International 2008 Biennale, FLATFILEgalleries, Chicago, Illinois
  • The Artist Project, Artropolis, The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois 2008
  • Sculpture Invasion, Oakton Community College, DesPlaines, Illinois 2007
  • Chicago Sculpture International Biennale, FLATFILEgalleries, Chicago, Illinois 2006
  • Above the Noyes, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston, Illinois 2005
  • Chicago Tapestry & Friends, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois 2005
  • 11th International Triennial of Tapestry, Lodz, Poland, 2004
  • The Practiced Hand: Constructions & Sculptural Fiber, South Bend Regional Art Museum, South Bend, Indiana, 1999
  • Abstract Chicago, Klein Art Works, Chicago, Illinois 1996
  • Women Who Build, ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois 1994
  • Midwest Sculpture Exhibition, South Bend Regional Art Museum, South Bend, Indiana, 1992
  • 18 Artists, 18 Major Works, 1800 Clybourn, Chicago, Illinois 1991
  • Chicago Artists, Partners Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland, 1989
  • Assumption, NAME Gallery, 1989
  • Works on Paper, Struve Gallery, Chicago, Illinois 1987
  • Invitational, Steiner Gallery, 1987
  • New Group Exhibition, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois, 1985
  • Painters 3, Illinois Arts Council traveling show, 1980-81

Selected Private & Public Collections

  • Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art
  • Joe Marlin
  • Craig & Sue Anderson
  • Camille & Alex Cook
  • Paul & Margaret Lurie
  • Sandoz Crop Protection Corporation, Des Plaines, Illinois
  • Morton College, Cicero, Illinois

Education

  • Master of Fine Arts in Drawing, Northern Illinois University
  • Studies in photography and printmaking, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, University of Illinois at Urbana

Reviews/Interviews

  • Praeterita (Blogspot).  “Six of the Best, Part 30:  Donna Hapac” by Philip Hartigan, August 2013
  • Sculpture Magazine. “Donna Hapac, The Architrouve” by Polly Ullrich, June 2011
  • Art Letter by Paul Klein, June 2011
  • New City, “Donna Hapac/Gosia Koscielak Gallery” by MK Meador, Dec. 15, 2008