Ross Stanton Jordan is a curator interested in the confluence of politics, history, and visual culture. As Interim Director and Curatorial Manager at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Ross supports the production of exhibitions and programs that connect the social justice issues of the past to the present via collaboration with artists who work with community-based organizations. Previously, Ross was a 12-month intern in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art where he was a contributor to the museum’s blog Inside/Out and provided research support for exhibitions including Lee Bontecou: All Freedom in Every Sense (2010), Diego Rivera: Murals for The Museum of Modern Art (2011) and Abstract Expressionist New York (2011). Ross is the recipient of the Studio Art Fellowship, Trinity College; the Graduate Curatorial Fellowship, SAIC; a 2015 ACRE Curatorial Fellowship; and was a 2014/15 inaugural curator-in-residence at the Chicago Cultural Center. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Studio Arts from Connecticut College and dual Masters Degrees in Art History and Arts Administration and Policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Steve Reinke was born in the Ottawa Valley in 1963. He received his BFA from York University in 1984 and his MFA from NSCAD in 1995. During the 1990s he was active in Toronto’s artist-run centers, most particularly YYZ and Pleasure Dome. He has taught at the University of Western Ontario, Cal Arts, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and the University of Illinois Chicago. He is currently associate professor of Art Theory & Practice at Northwestern University. He has an extensive national and international exhibition history. Solo exhibitions include the Power Plant and Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto), Threadwaxing Space (New York), Argos (Brussels), Lux (London) and Gallery 400 (Chicago). Solo screenings: Museum of Modern Art (New York), National Gallery of Canada, Cinematheque Ontario, International Film Festival Rotterdam, London Film Festival, and many others.
Daisy Schultz has a background in chemistry and worked in a biochemical lab for three years before starting her MFA. From this phase of life she developed a fascination with the radical fragility of the human body on both micro and macroscopic scales. She works mainly in photographic- and time-based media. Daisy Schultz earned her MFA from U Chicago in 2020 and exhibited her work in the 2020 Ground Floor Biennial.
Anne Wilson is a Chicago-based visual artist who creates sculpture, drawings, performances and video animations that explore themes of time, loss, and private and social rituals. Her artwork embraces conceptual strategies and handwork using everyday materials — table linen, bed sheets, human hair, lace, thread, glass, and wire. Wilson’s art is in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Museum of Arts and Design, New York, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, the Des Moines Art Center, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, England, and the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, Japan, among others. Wilson is a Professor Emeritus at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is a Board Member at Hyde Park Art Center.