Cortney Philip

(312) 659-9952 | cortney.philip@gmail.com | www.cortneyphilip.com | Greenleaf Art Center Studio #3

 

Education:

 School of the Art Institute of Chicago. MFA, Writing, 2008.

Eastern Michigan University. BA, English and Political Science, 2006

Henry Ford Community College, Concentration in Ceramics, 2000

 

Art Exhibitions:

2018 -- Landscape of the Half-Forgotten. The Glenwood, Chicago, IL

2018 -- Spring Thing. Greenleaf Art Center, Chicago, IL

2018 -- Is There a Mother in the House? Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

2018 -- Be Mine. Greenleaf Art Center, Chicago, IL

2017 -- Artist of the Month, December. Nodd Pottery, Chicago, IL

2017 -- Fear No Art. Greenleaf Art Center, Chicago, IL

2017 ­– Spring Thing. Greenleaf Art Center, Chicago, IL

2008 – A Collaboration with Yeoh Kean Thai. The Red Mill, Johnson, VT

 

Performances:

2010 – “The mating habits of the superb lyre bird, or I threw this brick at your window.”

             Division Collective Salon, Chicago, IL

2009 – “The mating habits of the superb lyre bird, or I threw this brick at your window.” V-Day

              Heart Attack Salon, Chicago, IL

2008 – “The mating habits of the superb lyre bird, or I threw this brick at your window.”

              Vermont Studio Center. Johnson, VT

2008 – Excerpts from Food Family History: Bag Lunch. Quimby’s Bookstore, Chicago, IL

 

Theater:

2012 – Director of World on Fire by Megan Lang. Prop Thtr, Chicago, IL

 

Literary Publications:

2013 -- "Diary of a Door Mouse." Gothic Blue Book Anthology, Burial Day Books

2012 – “When the sun stays down.” Gothic Blue Book Anthology, Burial Day Books

2012 – “He once met a girl who believed in god.” Burial Day Online

2009 – “Maud Martha and the dandelions.” The First Line, Summer

2009 – “The extra.” At-Large Magazine, Spring

2008 – “The weight of gravity.” At-Large Magazine, Winter

2008 – “Surgical Trilogy” and “When Alastair lost his sixth tow, he lost everything.” At-Large

              Magazine, Winter

2008 – “After she fell.” elimae

2008 - “Things happen to those who remain watchful” and “When she was of the water.”

             At-Large Magazine, Summer

2008 - “A Bitter Shelter Attendant’s Checklist for Potential Adoptive Couples,” Feathertale

            Review Online

2008 - Food Family History: Bag Lunch. Artist’s book, five editions

2007 – Third Shift, zine

 

Readings:

2012 – Halloween Tales presented by Burial Day at Uncharted Books. Chicago, IL

2012 – Campfire Tales presented by Burial Day at Uncharted Books. Chicago, IL

2010 – Division Collective Salon. Chicago, IL

2008 – Gingko Gardens Benefit, Gingko Community Garden. Chicago, IL

2008 – MFA Graduate Reading, SAIC Ballroom. Chicago, IL

2008 – Emerging Writers Series, Powell’s Books. Chicago, IL

 

Residency:

2008 – Vermont Studio Center. Johnson, VT

 

Selected Work History:

2010-2017 – Associate Professor of English, Ashford University

2005-2015 – Freelance Writer and Editor

 

Professional Associations:

2018 - Founder of Third Estate Art

2017 - Protect RP Creative Advocacy Co-Chair

2017 - Rogers Park Art Alliance Member