b. Columbus, OH

Lives and works in Chicago, IL

LBorteh@gmail.com

 

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

2011            Uninhibited Exuberance, Harlem Studios, New York, NY

2010            Borteh, Gaydos, Welshman, Skylight Gallery, New York, NY

                    Two Parts Rabbit, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2009           Walk Of Shame, The Williamsburg Bridge, New York, NY    

       

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017            Sockpile Jones, The Carl, Chicago, IL

                    Gødbottom, The Condo Association, Chicago, IL

                    Disclosed / Undisclosed, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

                    Like Your Work, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

                    Fight or Flight, The Painting Center, New York, NY

                    The Mind's I, Organized by Anne Harris, Ed Paschke Art Center, Chicago, IL

                    Animal Farm, Dalton Warehouse, Los Angeles, CA

2016            Pliocene Park, Site Red, Chicago, IL

                    East Meets West, TWFine Art, Brisbane, Australia

                   Ljós, Gallery Sím, Reykjavik, Iceland

2015           Baudrillard’s America, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL

                   Duck Show, Minotaur Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2014           Recent Works: Steve McClure and Larissa Borteh, Renate Albertsen-Marton Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

                   Not Or, But And, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

                   SAIC Graduate Exhibition, Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, IL

2013            Global Positioning Systems (Green Acres), EXPO Chicago, Chicago, IL

                          (Select exhibition organized by Amanda Ross-Ho)

                   Pen Pal, Cranbrook Art Museum, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

                   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

                  Art Protects, Yvon Lambert Gallery, Paris, France

                  Bay Ridge Storefront Art Walk, Brooklyn, NY

                  Small Works Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010          National Juried Show, The Art Institute and Gallery, Salisbury, MD

                  Private I, Skylight Gallery, New York, NY

                  SVA Alumni Exhibition: 1965-2010, Palisades Park Multimedia Center, Palisades Park, NJ

                  Open Studios, The School Of Visual Arts, New York, NY

                  Etchings, Woodcuts, Linocuts, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY

2009         Open Studios, The School Of Visual Arts, New York, NY

                  Future Works and Processes, Collective Gallery, New York, NY

2007         Foundation Drawing Exhibition, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

                 Foundation Sculpture Exhibition, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2006       Ohio Art Exhibition, Ohio Department of Education, Columbus, OH

 

Awards & Residencies

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), Chicago, IL         2014 – Present

            Lecturer

            Courses taught:

·       Painting Practice

·       Painting Studio A: Multi-Level

·       Figure Drawing: Multi-Level

·       Drawing Studio A: Multi-Level

 

SAIC Continuing Studies - Early College Program (ECP) Instructor

Courses taught:

·       Drawing Studio

·       Water-Based Painting

·       Oil Painting

·       From Drawing to Painting

·       Figure Drawing

 

SAIC Continuing Studies - Adult Continuing Education (ACE) Instructor

Courses taught:

·       Figure Painting

·       Beginning Drawing