PUBLIC DISCOURSE: A Conversation with Nyeema Morgan and Mike Cloud

Saturday, May 28, 2022 4:30 – 5:30 pm

1612 W. Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

Update: To keep our audience safe, Saturday's program will now be hosted via Zoom. Join us virtually on Saturday, May 28 at 4:30 PM CST for Public Discourse, a conversation between artist couple Nyeema Morgan and Mike Cloud.

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Nyeema Morgan and Mike Cloud are partners, peers and collaborators in both work and life. On the occasion of Morgan's solo exhibition at PATRON, The Set-Up, Morgan and Cloud sit down with one another to discuss their work and practices. Join us closing night for this in-person conversation at PATRON. 

NYEEMA MORGAN (b. Philadelphia, PA) lives and works in Chicago, IL. Morgan earned an  MFA from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco CA, and a BFA from the Cooper Union School of Art in New York, NY. 

Select solo and group exhibitions include The Scripts Found in a Bottle, Found in a Can, Found in a Discourse (Les Scripts Trouvés dans une Bouteille, Trouvés dan une Canette, Trouvés dans un Discours), The Green GalleryMilwaukee, WI (forthcoming); Soft Power. Hard Margins. (2022), Grant Wahlquist Gallery, Portland, ME; Us We Them | Race Ethnicity Identity(2022), Worcester Museum of Art, Worcester, MA; There is a Woman in Every Color (2021), Bowdoin College Museum of  Art, New Brunswick, ME; Nyeema Morgan (2021), Soft Power. Hard Margins. (2021), table, Chicago, IL; The Philadelphia Art Alliance at the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA; Downtown Train (2021), PS 122, New York, NY; THE STEM. THE FLOWER. THE ROOT. THE  SEED. (2020), Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO; The Beginning of  Everything: An Exhibition of Drawings (2020), Katherine Nash Gallery, University of  Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; Asian Smaisians and Other Abstract Racial Slurs (with Mike Cloud) (2019), Marlborough Gallery Viewing Room, New York, NY; Secondary Sources(2018), Tiger Strikes Asteroid, New York, NY; horror horror (2018), Grant Wahlquist Gallery, Portland, ME; The Intuitionists(2014), The Drawing Center, New York, NY; and Projet Gutenberg (2012), Galerie Jean Roch Dard, Paris, France.

Her work is included in the public collections of Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME; The Menil Collection, Houston, TX (in collaboration with william cordova and Otabenga Jones & Associates); and Worcester Museum of Art,  Worcester, MA.

Installation view, The Set-Up, PATRON, Chicago, IL, April 30 - May 28, 2022, Photography: Evan Jenkins