SEASON 3 – 2018
Lyndon Barrois Jr. I January 27 – February 24
Reception January 27, 7-10pm
Lyndon Barrois Jr. (b. 1983, New Orleans) uses the magazine as a primary subject of inquiry, translating the process of printing and design layout into and variety of formal and material experiences. Recent solo exhibitions include Avez Vous un Crayon?, University of Illinois, Springfield, Of Color, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, and Float, Fort Gondo Compound for the Arts, St. Louis (2014). Group exhibitions include You are Looking Good, A Real Good Looker, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago (2016), and A Donkey is a Lion. Insecticide, A Message from God, Blackburn 20/20 Gallery, New York (2015). He has also been the recipient of numerous grants, including the Gateway Foundation, Regional Arts Commission, and Kittredge Fund, as well as residencies at the Arteles Creative Center, Atlantic Center for the Arts, and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art. Barrois Jr. received his MFA from Washington University in St. Louis as a Chancellor’s graduate fellow (2013), and his BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore (2006). He has been a teaching artist at Stony Island Arts Bank in Chicago, and has served as adjunct faculty member in drawing and design at Washington University in St. Louis, and Webster University, respectively. He is a former Museum Educator at Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, and is currently a Hashinger Hall Artist-in-Residence at the University of Kansas.
Lyndon is half of the collaborative duo, LAB:D (which is a founding member of the artist co-op Monaco), and in a special residency session at The Luminary.