My studio is in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Email me: staciemaya [at]gmail[dot]com


CURRENT NEWS: 

I have a painting up now until Feb 29 at The Pit in LA. 

Over the summer I had a solo show in IOWA and here is a nice write up!


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CURATING NEWS: 

Wonderful review in the Brooklyn Rail of the exhibition "Anna Mikhailovskaia and John Schacht" 

See the "Negative Space" exhibition through this video documentation made with a drone!
 
NEWS ARCHIVE: 

Artist of the Week Interview in 2013 for LVL3's Blog 

The Chicago Reader's Jason Foumberg chose me as one of the 2008 Breakout Artists 

Something practical I wrote in 2008, for Chicago Artists Resource  

Here's an intimate conversation with curator and friend Katie Geha in 2007. 

Wow, look when I was just a kid: New American Paintings 2006

Born 1977, Iowa. Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
EDUCATION
2004 MFA, Studio Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago
2001 MFA Candidate, Studio Arts, University of Wisconsin, Madison
1999 BA, Communication Studies, University of Iowa
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 Pearson Lakes Art Center, Okoboji, Iowa
2013 Bull & Ram, NYC
2010 PIZZA, Ebersmoore, Chicago
2010 Diamond in the Middle, SOFA, Austin, TX
2008 Mise en Scène, Mini Dutch, Chicago
2008 Here and Now, Threewalls, Chicago
2007 Making Faces, Old Gold, Chicago
2006 Stacie Johnson, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
2005 Staying In, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
Quorum, Organized by Regina Rex, The Pit, Los Angeles, CA

Nasty Women, Knockdown Center, Queens, NYC
2016
Cornucopia, Calico, Brooklyn, NYC

Alchemy, Elijah Wheat Showroom, Brooklyn, NYC
2015

Hot Slice, curated by Liz Nielsen & Carolina Wheat, Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Of Boldness and Subtlety, curated by Gabrielle Garland, Hap Gallery, Portland OR
2014
Ducks, curated by Ryan Travis Christian, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
I'm Jealous of Your Failures, curated by Trew Shriefer, University of Illinois Springfield, IL
OFFLINE, curated by Sarah Sharp, Radiator Gallery, LIC, NY
Off the Wall, Parallel Gallery, Queens, NY
Regina Rex: New Threads, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
2013
Surface, Judith Racht Gallery, Harbert, MI
#throwbackthursday/#flashbackfriday, Calico Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
Head, curated by Jeff Ostergren, Institute Library, New Haven, CT
2012
Flashback (window installation), 111 Front Street, Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY
Regina Rex: Part II, Eli Ping Gallery, Lower East Side, NY

30/30, One Strange Bird, Chicago, IL
2011
The Other Picture, Gallery FAB, University of Missouri - St. Louis, MO
Capella, Kidd Yellin, Brooklyn, NY
Still Life, Art Palace, Houston, TX
The Myth and the Mountain, COHORT collective, Brooklyn, NY
Heavy, Place Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2010
I Forgot My Mantra, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY
Coil Contract, Horse Trader Projects, Aqua Art Fair, Miami, FL
2009
The Yield: 2009 Resident Exhibition, Harold Arts @ Heaven Gallery & Johalla Projects, Chicago
Joseph Frasca Memorial Works on Paper Exhibition, Around the Coyote Gallery, Chicago
Selections from the Fabio-Mueller Collection, one-night only, Mini Dutch, Chicago
Artist Run Chicago, (Mini Dutch's My Turn! & Old Gold's Post), Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago
Harold Arts, NEXT Fair, Chicago
Myth in Material, curated by Elizabeth Chodos, Alogon Gallery, Chicago
Suspend, Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago
2008
Swimming Pool Project Space, Bridge Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL
An Associate Degree in Science, The Finch Gallery, Chicago
An Associate Degree in Science, The Pampered Banana, Kansas City
Bitchen,' curated by Nina Rizzo, BadDogGallery, Dekalb, IL
Old Gold Artists’ Project, NEXT Fair, Chicago
COMA #18: The Final COMA, COMA (California Occidental Museum of Art), Chicago
Faculty Biennial, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
2007
...and i am blue..., McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL
Open, Fivepoints Arthouse, San Francisco
COMA #11, COMA (California Occidental Museum of Art), Chicago
Surroundings Revisited, curated by Per Knutas, Kent State University, Kent, OH
2006
60th Juried Exhibition, juried by Valerie Cassel Oliver, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA
COMA #5, COMA (California Occidental Museum of Art), Chicago
To London from Chicago, with great love, Artledge @ icabin, London
COMA #1, COMA (California Occidental Museum of Art), Chicago
John Van Wmson, Butchershop-Dogmatic, Chicago
Almost 30, curated by Katie Geha, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, KS
2005
Aqua Art Fair (Lisa Boyle Gallery), Miami
Flags of Allegiance, Philip VonZweck's curatorial project, Gallery 400,
NOVA Young Art Fair, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago
Spring Break Chicago 2005, Butchershop, curated by ArtLedge, Chicago
2004
Stacie Johnson and Kimberly Miller, Jody Monroe Gallery, Milwaukee
Den Nya Framtidsvetenskapen (The New Science Fiction), Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago
Other Spaces, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago
Touch, Higher Gallery, curated by Ed Shad, Chicago
MFA Thesis Show, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago
Juventus, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago

CURATING
Anna Mikhailovskaia and John Schacht,” KNOCKDOWN CENTER, April-June, 2016 (with sculpture-making workshop)
“Negative Space,” (co-curated with Gabrielle Garland), KNOCKDOWN CENTER, Feb-April, 2015 (with dinner event)
John Dilg and Karsten Krejcarek,” 
REGINA REX, April-May, 2013
Lifestyle Objects & Community Plant Swap,” ACTIVE SPACE, Bushwick Open Studios, June 9 & 10, 2012
 “Déjà vu,” group show, REGINA REX, Oct-Nov, 2011
Cross-Fade,” SWIMMING POOL PROJECT SPACE, Chicago, IL, Feb 2009
threehundredsix,” (co-curated with Michael Behle), HOFFMAN-LACHANCE, St. Louis, MO, Sept 2008

TEACHING
2015-present, PI ARTS CENTER, NYC
Summer 2009, DEPAUL UNIVERSITY
Fall 2008, THE SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO
09/2006 - 05/2008, ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY
09/2005 - 05/2006, NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
09/2002 - 05/2004, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS @ CHICAGO