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Chaz Evans

"S3BMS (Short Big Mouth Billy Bass Messaging System)", Modified consumer electronics, circuitry, microcontroller, usb keyboard, Dimensions variable, 2010-13.

Chaz Evans makes performances, installations, and software that investigate emerging and historical technology.

Often satirical in tone, Evans's work pits technologies against their perceived or intended purpose.

Exhibitions include Chicago Artists Coalition; Evanston Art Center; Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago; Peeler Art Center, Greencastle, Indiana; Tower Fine Arts Center, Brockport, New York.

His teaching experience includes instructor at the School of the Art Institute Chicago; part-time assistant professor of art and art history: digital and new media art at DePauw University. Presentations include Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Processing Chicago.

Evans earned an MFA in 2012 from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an MA in 2011 from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a BA in 2006 from North Park University, Chicago.

 

Resident year: 
2012-2013
Cohort Group: 
Artist Resident