Current News & Exhibitions

April 2017 - My Nerd Press goods are now available at Wolfbait in Logan Square!

I was spotted by Isa Giallorenzo of Chicago Looks street style blog at the Pitchfork music festival 2016. Check it out at Chicago Looks and in the Chicago Reader!

Nerd Press cards are named New City's "Best Greeting Cards for Chicago Aficionados" for 2015.

The Pattern Base book has finally been released by Thames & Hudson in the US! One of my drawings Rupture is included. Check the book out on their website or on Amazon!

In a feature called "Liberated Surfaces: The Patternbase is Not Your Grandma's Design", Newcity calls my pattern Rupture "provocative and intriguing". The article runs in print today 6/18/15!

Room & Board, where I work part-time as a Design Associate, has very generously featured me on their blog today, spending a great deal of the post focused on my life outside of the company. I am very grateful. Please check it out here!

Lakeview now has Nerd Press cards available at both the Clark and Broadway Foursided locations!

My pattern Rupture is featured in an upcoming book by The Patternbase out next month and available for preorder on Amazon. Publisher's Weekly recently reviewed the book, writing that my pattern "push[es] boundaries" and its images "create a weird, beautiful whole." You can read the full review here.

The Chicago suburbs now have Nerd Press goods! You can find my silkscreened onesies in downtown Hinsdale at My Sister Kate and some baby-themed greeting cards in Western Springs at Beautiful Beginnings.

Nerd Press Chicago onesies are now available at The Red Balloon Co. in Bucktown!

Nerd Press greeting cards are now available at Art Effect in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago! 

I will be showing new work Muddled Dreams at Paperish Mess in Chicago from February 13th through March 13th. Opening reception is Friday, February 13th from 7-10pm.  http://paperishmess.com/

The Chicago Reader featured our apartment in its Space column! Check out the article, video, and pics here.

My Nerd Press goods are now available at Kooky Kids in Chicago. Check them out at http://www.kookyshop.com/

My Nerd Press cards and new onesies will be for sale at the local trunk show event at Kooky Kids in Chicago through August 10th, 2014.

My Chicago CTA Holiday Train card was recently featured in a write-up in Newcity. You can read the article here: http://newcity.com and see four other amazing Chicago-themed holiday cards!

My greeting cards are now available for purchase at The Fig Tree, an awesome gift and novelty shop located in Chicago's West Loop. Check them out at http://www.figtreechicago.com/.

My greeting cards are now available for purchase at Paperish Mess, an amazing art gallery and shop located in Chicago's Ukrainian Village. Check them out at http://paperishmess.com/.

My new line of greeting cards from Nerd Press is available for purchase at my Etsy shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop/nerdpress.

You can also find my other Etsy shop of vintage clothing and dishware at http://www.etsy.com/shop/istrawberryheartyou.

My drawing, Rupture, will be featured in the upcoming publication PATTERNBASE: A Book of Contemporary Textile & Surface Design. For updates on the project visit the project at http://www.thepatternbase.com/PatternBaseBookProject.html.

My artist’s book, ABKey, is featured in the publication 1000 Artists’ Books out now and available at Amazon.

ABKey will also be featured in the upcoming publication 21/21/Chicago due out this year.

Check out my exhibition and art reviews on the art blog, Make Space at http://make-space.net/category/contributors-2/kelly-parsell/.