Jeff Lassahn

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Bio
I am an artist living in Chicago, IL. My work explores the politics and economy of modern life in a range of mediums.  I’m the Assistant Director of The Cluster Project, an online collaborative artwork that surveys the thriving universe of war and the casual acceptance of civilian casualties around the world.

Awards/Grants

2017
Individual Artists Program Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

Selected Screenings and Group Exhibitions

2018

"New Poetics of Labor" Grafiformas, Medellín, Colombia

2017

Black Iris Gallery (Richmond, VA), solo show by The Cluster Project, "The Children's Guide to Weapons"

Museu do Douro (Douro, Portugal), Group Show, "3rd Global Print 2017"

Chicago Cultural Center (Chicago, IL), Group Show, “The Subject is Chicago: People, Places, Possibilities”, Model War Economy

Chav Studio (Tehran, Iran), Group Show, "7th Group Mini Print Exhibition", War Refugees

Chicago Printmakers Collaborative (Chicago, IL), Group Show, "Nowruzaneh," War Refugees

Hairpin Arts Center (Chicago, IL), Group Show, “Election Ramifications,” Freedom Reaper, Color Me Drone Warfare, War Refugees

2016

Collar Works Gallery (Troy, NY), Group Show, “East Coast Screenprint Biennial” Patriotic Summer T-Shirt

Reece Museum, Eastern Tennessee University (Johnson City, TN), Group Show, “4th Annual FL3TCH3R Exhibit,” Color Me Drone Warfare!, War Refugees

Arts + Literature Laboratory (Madison, WI), Juried Group Show, “It Can Happen Here,” Model War Economy

Union Street Gallery (Chicago Heights, IL), Group Show, “Politics: The Art of Sausage Making”, Color Me Drone Warfare! (Installation), Drone Triptych (Drone Pilots, State of the State, Double Tap), Small Town 2000, Small Town 2020
Awarded 1st place in juried exhibition

The Printmaking Center of New Jersey (Branchburg, NJ), Group Show, “Election 2016,” After Ferguson, War Refugees

Touchstone Gallery (Washington D.C. ), Group Show, “Art As Politics”, After Ferguson, War Refugees

Union Street Gallery (Chicago Heights, IL), Group Show, “The Structure”, Model War Economy, Looking Forward-Looking Back

Antenna/Press Street Gallery (New Orleans, LA), Group Show, “I Am An Important Giant”, Model War Economy

Union Street Gallery (Chicago Heights, IL), Group Show, “Chicago Printmakers Collaborative – 25 Years”, Problems and Possibilities, After Ferguson, War Refugees, Small Town 2020, Patriotic Summer T-Shirt

2015

Genesis Cinema (London, England), “The Factual Animation Film Fuss”, The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Chicago Printmakers Collaborative (Chicago, IL), Group Show, “26th International Small Print Show”,After Ferguson, Small Town 2020

Chicago Cultural Center (Chicago, IL), Group Show, “Rolled Stoned and Inked”, After Ferguson, Ghosts

2014

Black Iris Gallery (Richmond, VA), Group Show, “Catch Me If You Can”, The Children Experiment (Installation)

Sarajevo Winter Festival (Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina), The Cluster Project Program

2013

International Print Center, (New York, NY), Group Show, “News/Prints”, Problems and Possibilities

Medrar Center for Contemporary Art (Cairo, Egypt), “5th Cairo Video Festival”, The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Videomedeja (Novi Sad, Serbia), “17th International Video Festival”, The Gift That Keeps on Giving, The Children Experiment

VCUQater (Doha, Qatar), “Tasmeem Film Festival”, The Children Experiment

Portland Underground Film Festival (Portland, OR), “PUFF 2013”, The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Bronx World Film (New York City, NY), “Bronx World Film Cycle”, The Gift That Keeps on Giving, The Children Experiment