© 2018 by Megan Rodgers.

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BIO

About

Megan Rodgers grew up moving often inside and outside of the USA. After studying theatre & politics in Massachusetts and Bologna, she helped form a theatre company in Chicago where she performed and produced plays for 5 years. She then completed her MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and started the process of organizing her dreams into DREAM CATALOGUE. Since moving to Basel, she has continued working with dreams, adding to her catalogue and completing DREAM LIBRARY as well as other mixed media artists’ books based on the text of her own dreams. For the last few years, she has had the opportunity to participate in numerous art fairs and collective exhibitions where she has created participatory multi-media installations including OF WATER & BODIES, WHAT WE DIDN’T LEAVE BEHIND and 22 HOMES, projects which address questions of leaving homes and creating new ones. 

 

Whether in large installations or in her smaller paintings and book projects, her work combines the written word and ideas of miscommunication with found images and ideas of misobservation. 

1990-91  Liceo Cantonale di Locarno, Switzerland (AFS exchange)

1991-95  Mount Holyoke College, USA: BA, Theater & Politics

1993-94  Università di Bologna, Italy: Dip. di Arte, Musica e Spettacolo

1996-00  Division 13 Productions, Chicago: Core member of theatre company

2001-03  The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA:  MFA, Studio Art 

2009-11  Schlössli, Aesch, Art curator

2013-16  frontofbicycle, Basel, Exhibition curator & coordinator

2015-18  Centrepoint Basel, Artwall curator

2017-18  a-space artist run gallery Rheinfelden, coordinator

Exhibitions (selection)

 2001, Out of Bounds, solo show, Can Gallery (Chicago) 

2008, D’une page à l’autre, FABRIKculture (Hégenheim)
  

2014, JanKossen Gallery, frontofbicycle group show (Basel)

  

2016, Centrepoint Artwall, solo show, CC: The New Yorker solo show (Basel)

2003, Artwindows, solo show, Agnes B. (Chicago)

2008, Regionale 9, Ausstellungsraum Klingental at Kunsthalle (Basel) 

DOCK, Absatz Spitze postcard show (Basel)

2017, frontofbicycle, Pop Up Gallery Riehentorstrasse (Basel)

Fairs / Museum (selection)

Solo show in the Schusev State Museum

of Architecture, Moscow

7 June - 31 July, 2018

2017, with a-space gallery, Set Up Contemporary Art Fair, (Bologna)

2017, with a-space gallery, Art Market Budapest, (Budapest)

2017, with a-space gallery and kunst-

hallekleinbasel, the others (Torino)

Contact Me

E- meganrodgers@yahoo.com

T- +41 79.528.7240