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EDUCATION

2018-2020       MFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago - Fiber & Material Studies Department

2015-2016       B.A. University of Pittsburgh, exchange program

2011 -2015      B.A. Sciences Po Paris

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS 

2019   

Entre, solo exhibition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

Indecent Exposure, solo exhibition, Bunker Project, Pittsburgh, PA

2017   

Softcore (with Tyler Stoll), VALET, Richmond, VA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS        

2019   

Threaded, MCC Gallery, Mesa, AZ

Frayed: Fiber Beyond Craft, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL

Collages, Site: Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

Decadence + Desire, Gallery 114, Portland, OR

Clotheshorse, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, ID

Odds & Ends, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI, juried by John Gutoskey

2018   

Future Tense II, Bingham Gallery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Young + Artful, The Visual Art Center, Richmond, VA, curated by Shelby Howick

[WORK], The Visual Art Center, Richmond, VA, curated by Stephanie Fedora

Ambiguously Yours: Deconstructing Gender, The Hoffheimer, Richmond, VA, curated by Caeleigh Griffin

Stitch Fetish 6, The Hive Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Ellen Schinderman

2017 

PROUD, The Studio Door, San Diego, CA , juried by Alex Fiahlo

2016

Bling It Out!, Iridian Gallery, Richmond, VA , juried by Chirs Norris & Brooke Inman

University of Pittsburgh Senior Show, Pittsburgh PA, juried by the Faculty of the Studio Art Department

RESIDENCIES

2019    Bunker Projects, Pittsburgh, PA

AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS

2019    Oxbow Scholarship — Oxbow School of Art and Artists

Dean’s Professional Development Award — School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

2018 New Artists Society Scholarship — School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

2017 Conference Scholarship — Surface Design Association, Portland, OR

2016 Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Studies Award — University of Pittsburgh, PA

PUBLICATIONS

2018           Plateform Magazine, issue 109, edited by Laurence Guenoun

2016           Forbes & Fifth Magazine, Spring 2016, vol. 8, edited by Katherine Mooney

 

PRESS

2019

Pittsburgh City Paper. “Artist Théo Bignon discusses mesh tank tops and stitching outside the lines ahead of Indecent Exposure show at Bunker Projects” Amanda Waltz. July 31, 2019

Pulp. “Contemporary Collage: "Odds & Ends" at the Ann Arbor Art Center” Elizabeth Smith. May 21, 2019.

2017          

GayRVA. “Softcore Explores Queer Masculinity & Body Image Through Art” Ryan Persaud. Dec. 5, 2017

RVA Mag. “RVA Mag First Friday Picks” Angie Huckstep. Nov. 30, 2017

LGBT Weekly. “LGBTQ Artists Reveal Their Pride” Steve Lee. May 14, 2017