Portfolio Review Sessions with Jenna Lyle

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
5:30 – 8:15 p.m.
Spudnik Press, 1821 W Hubbard, Suite 302

$20 for Spudnik Press Members
Register Online

As part of our mission to unite our community of artists with art professionals throughout Chicago, we offer portfolio reviews throughout the year. Portfolio reviews are private a 30-minute sessions with a curator, educator, gallery director, or arts administrator.

This is a unique opportunity for artists to receive feedback on a current body of work or upcoming project, as well as suggestions on how to prepare for other professional opportunities. Participating artists should bring a portfolio of current work to share.

For this iteration, we are brining in Jenna Lyle. Her expertise lies in the realm of music, sound, and performance. She is not explicitly a visual art scholar, and encourages artists with an interdisciplinary practice to sign up.

Guest Reviewer: Jenna Lyle

Composer, performer, installation-builder, and administrator Jenna Lyle approaches her sound-driven creative practice through the lens of embodiment, visual display, and interdisciplinary collaboration. Taking on long-term collaborations drawing upon her background in theater and vocal performance, Lyle focuses on relationship dynamics, tactility, and bodies in a state of listening and critical response. Recent projects include a one-woman adaptation of Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat, a solo work for sonic fabric garment and electronics called Louise, and a large-scale multi-ensemble piece for the combined forces of Chicago’s Ensemble Dal Niente, Berlin’s Ensemble Adapter, and Manchester’s Distractfold Ensemble.

Lyle is also a Co-Artistic Director of performance ensemble Mocrep and a co-founder of Parlour Tapes+, a New Music cassette tape label and media/performance collective based in Chicago. She lectures and tours periodically while curating and coordinating programming at The Arts Club of Chicago as Programs Manager.

Registration Details:

Space is limited to five artists. Advanced registration is required. The non-refundable registration fee can be paid online. Please register by Sunday, June 27 and please contact staff if you would like to request a specific time slot. We will notify artists of what time slot they have been assigned by Monday June 28.

COVID-19 Precautions:

Please review our COVID-19 studio procedures before arriving. Members will meet in the Annex. Staff will sanitize surfaces between sessions. Virtual sessions may be an option for people unable to visit the studio in person. Please contact staff if you would prefer to meet virtually.

If you are not a member and wish to participate in this member opportunity, please join or renew your membership.