b. Columbus, OH
Lives and works in Chicago, IL

Education

2014            MFA, Painting and Drawing, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2010            BFA, Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

Solo, Two, and Three Person Exhibitions

2019           (Forthcoming), Evanston Art Center, Chicago, IL
2019 Another Trap Door, Julius Caesar, Chicago, IL 
2014           Recent Works: Steve McClure and Larissa Borteh, Renate Albertsen-Marton Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2011            Uninhibited Exuberance, Harlem Studios, New York, NY
2010           Borteh, Gaydos, Welshman, Skylight Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Two Parts Rabbit, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
2009          Walk Of Shame, The Williamsburg Bridge, New York, NY    

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 Paper 2019, Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
(curated by Jennifer Farrell, Associate Curator of Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC)
Wish You Were Here, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
2018 New Work, The Carl, Chicago, IL
2017            Sockpile Jones, The Carl, Chicago, IL
2017           Gødbottom, The Condo Association, Chicago, IL
2017           Disclosed / Undisclosed, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2017           Like Your Work, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
2017            Fight or Flight, The Painting Center, New York, NY
2017           The Mind's I, Organized by Anne Harris, Ed Paschke Art Center, Chicago, IL
2017           Animal Farm, Dalton Warehouse, Los Angeles, CA
2016            Pliocene Park, Site Red, Chicago, IL
2016            East Meets West, TWFine Art, Brisbane, Australia
2016            Ljós, Gallery Sím, Reykjavik, Iceland
2015            Baudrillard’s America, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
2015            Duck Show, Minotaur Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2014            Not Or, But And, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2014            SAIC Graduate Exhibition, Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, IL
2013            Global Positioning Systems (Green Acres), EXPO Chicago, Chicago, IL
(Select exhibition organized by Amanda Ross-Ho)
2013            Pen Pal, Cranbrook Art Museum, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2013            Visual Arts Showcase, Union League Civic & Arts Foundation, Chicago, IL
2012            Under 30, Skylight Gallery, New York, NY
2011            Feed 2011 Biennial, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
2011            Art Protects, Yvon Lambert Gallery, Paris, France
2011           Bay Ridge Storefront Art Walk, Brooklyn, NY
2011           Small Works Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2010           New Work, The Art Institute and Gallery, Salisbury, MD
2010           Private I, Skylight Gallery, New York, NY
2010           SVA Alumni Exhibition: 1965-2010, Palisades Park Multimedia Center, Palisades Park, NJ
2010            Open Studios, The School Of Visual Arts, New York, NY
2010            Etchings, Woodcuts, Linocuts, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY
2009          Open Studios, The School Of Visual Arts, New York, NY
2009          Future Works and Processes, Collective Gallery, New York, NY
2007          Foundation Drawing Exhibition, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
2007         Foundation Sculpture Exhibition, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
2006         Ohio Art Exhibition, Ohio Department of Education, Columbus, OH

Awards & Residencies

2019 Ace Hotel Artist in Residency (A.I.R.), Ace Hotel, Chicago, IL
2017            Kunstnarhuset Messen, Ålvik, Norway
2016            The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (SÍM), Reykjavík, Iceland
2015            Leon Levy Foundation Grant
2015            The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
2014            George and Ann Siegel Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
2014            Painting and Drawing Teaching Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
2014            Claire Rosen & Samuel Edes Foundation Prize Nominee, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
2013            Steketee Scholarship, Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency, Saugatuck, MI
2013            Visual Arts Honorarium, Union League Civic & Arts Foundation, Chicago, IL
2012 - 2014 School of the Art Institute of Chicago Grant Recipient, Chicago, IL
2012            George and Isabel Brown Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2011            Dave Bown Projects Award, New York, NY
2011            Vermont Studio Center artists and writers residency, Fellowship Award, Johnson, VT
2010            Honorable Mention, The Art Institute and Gallery, Salisbury, MD
2006           State Finalist, Ohio Governor’s Art Exhibition, Columbus, OH

Teaching Experience

School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Adjunct Assistant Professor, Chicago, IL         2014 – Present
Courses taught:

  •        Painting Practice (4)

  •        Painting Studio A: Multi-Level (2)

  •        Figure Drawing: Multi-Level (3)

  •        Drawing Studio A: Multi-Level (2)

  •        Drawing Institute: Summer Residency co-taught with Erin Washington and Michael Cline (1)

  •        Painting Institute: Summer Residency co-taught with Gaylen Gerber and Christine Tien Wang (1)

SAIC Continuing Studies - Early College Program (ECP) Instructor
Courses taught:

  •       Drawing Studio (9)

  •       Water-Based Painting (6)

  •       Oil Painting (2)

  •       From Drawing to Painting (5)

  •       Figure Drawing (4)

  •       ECP Summer Institute: Figure Painting (1)

SAIC Continuing Studies - Adult Continuing Education (ACE) Instructor
Courses taught:

  •       Figure Painting (1)

  •       Beginning Drawing (3)

  •       Multi-Level Drawing (1)

Press

Reiss, Gwen North. “Silvermine's PAPER 2019 Opening Reception on Sunday.” New Canaan's Hamlet Hub, 5 Apr. 2019, 16:31, news.hamlethub.com/newcanaan/events/4501-silvermine-s-paper-2019-on-view-april-3-to-may-16-1553200397.

“Jan Christopher Bergson & Larissa Borteh Exhibition.” Chicago Gallery News, 2018, www.chicagogallerynews.com/events/jan-christopher-bergson-larissa-borteh-exhibition.

“Accumulative Sweatsockpile Jones.” The Visualist, 15 Dec. 2017, www.thevisualist.org/2017/12/accumulative-sweatsockpile-jones/.

“Top V. Weekend Picks (12/14-1/03).” Bad At Sports, Visualist Chicago, 14 Dec. 2017, badatsports.com/2017/.

Didden, Katy. “From the Lava on Iceland.” Kenyon Review, 2017, www.kenyonreview.org/journal/mayjune-2017/selections/katy-didden/.

Farley, Michael Anthony. “This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Melting Ice Caps and Harlem Drag Queens.” Art F City, 19 June 2017, artfcity.com/2017/06/19/this-weeks-must-see-art-events-melting-ice-caps-and-harlem-drag-queens/.

“Figurative vs Abstract.” ArtSlant, June 2014, www.artslant.com/chi/events/show/343918-figurative-vs-abstract.

Larissa Borteh, Michael Gaydos and Catherine Welshman Exhibition.” NY Art Beat, Skylight Gallery NYC, Nov. 2010, www.nyartbeat.com/event/2010/3012.