Jory Drew

Program Overview
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This BAC + Art Center Residency is a partnership between Hyde Park Art Center and the Black Arts Consortium at Northwestern University.

Jory Drew

  • January 15 – April 24, 2021
  • Chicago, IL

Jory Drew (They/them) is an artist and educator, whose work reckons with the social constructions of race, gender, and love which influence the economic, legal, and political conditions that manifest and determine the lives of Black people. A graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Drew has exhibited locally and nationally and has participated in the Open Kitchen Residency (Milwaukee, WI), ACRE (Steuben, WI/Chicago), and Hot Box Residency (Austin, TX). As an educator, Drew is the co-lead artist for the North Lawndale Teen Art Council in Homan Square for SAIC and the Teen Creative Agency at the MCA Chicago. They Co-founded F4F, a domestic venue in Little Village (Chicago) and Co-organize Beauty Breaks, an intergenerational beauty and wellness workshop series for Black people along the spectrum of femininity.