Bauhaus Archiv Museum, Berlin Germany

Bauhaus Archiv Museum, Berlin Germany

EXHIBITION: New Bauhaus Chicago: Experiment Photography, Bauhaus Archiv Museum, Berlin Germany
November 15, 2017–March 5, 2018.
Artists include: László Moholy-Nagy, György Kepes, Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind, Arthur Siegel, Doug Fogelson, Amy Yoes, Raquel Ladensack Voakes, Clarissa M Bonet, Assaf Evron, Sonja Thomsen, among others.

A catalogue publication accompanies the exhibition.  New Bauhaus Chicago: Experiment Photography examines the Bauhaus legacy through 80 years of photographic history in Chicago. 

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 University of New Mexico, Taos NM

University of New Mexico, Taos NM

EXHIBITION: Workshop in Light and Color, University of New Mexico - Taos NM
Group Exhibition, April 2016
Artists include: László Moholy-Nagy, Arthur Siegel, György Kepes, Doug Fogelson, Amy Yoes, Jessica Labatte, Christopher Meerdo, Raquel Ladensack, Phillip Maisel, Suzette Bross
Curated by Ashley Lumb and Catherine Troiano



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Featured as a notable grant recipient in American Scandinavian Foundation publication

"The Fellowships and Grants competition saw a wide array of impressive artists and scholars. Notable recipients of ASF funding are: Raquel Ladensack a Chicago based artist who traveled to Iceland to create a body of photographs and 16mm film that will merge her conceptual interests in landscape theory and notions of absence."

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 University at Buffalo, Buffalo NY

University at Buffalo, Buffalo NY

EXHIBITION: Landscape Across the Disciplines, University at Buffalo, Buffalo NY
Group Exhibition in conjunction with the Landscape Across the Disciplines Symposium
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 4, 5-7pm, Show runs April 4 - May 1, 2013

FELLOWSHIP: 2012 ASF Fellow, Reykjavik Iceland
I was awarded a Fellowship from The American-Scandinavian Foundation. The fellowship will take me to Reykjavik, Iceland where I will be working on a body of photographs and a 16mm film merging my conceptual interest in landscape theory with a study of the relationship between landscape and culture. I will be collaborating with cultural geographers in the Department of Cultural Geography and Tourism within the Life and Environmental Sciences college at Háskóli Íslands - University of Iceland. 

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ART FAIR: EXPO CHICAGO Fair, Navy Pier, Chicago IL
September 2012
Look for my work at Alderman Exhibitions Booth

 Alderman Exhibitions, Chicago IL

Alderman Exhibitions, Chicago IL

EXHIBITION: Alderman ExhibitionsChicago IL
Group Exhibition of Represented Gallery Artists
February 24 - March 18, 2012; Opening Reception: February 24, 2012, 6-10pm
Artists include: Daniel Bauer, Matias Cuevas, Joel Dean, Michael Hunter, Irena Knezevic, Raquel Ladensack
Film Screening of Long Fuse by Robert Chase Heishman & Brendan Meara: February 24, 2012, 6pm

The Renaissance Society Benefit Auction, Chicago IL
The Annual Renaissance Soceity Benefit Auction: RenBen 2012
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Atlantic Ballroom, 221 North Columbus Drive, Chicago IL

2012 CAAP Grant Awardee, Chicago IL
Awarded an Individual Artist Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, and the Illinois Arts Council.

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EXHIBITION: Lossy, Roots & Culture Contemporary Art CenterChicago IL
Group Exhibition, Lossy, January 20 - February 19, 2012
Opening Reception: Friday, January 20, 6-9pm
Artists Include: Jeremy Bolen, Christopher Meerdo, Raquel Ladensack and Paul Nelson. 
SHOW EXTENDED until February 25, 2012

REVIEW: ArtSlant
ArtSlant, "Meditation on a Fuse" by Joel Kuennen, Works by Daniel Bauer, Matias Cuevas, Joel Dean, Michael Hunter, Irena Knezevic and Raquel Ladensack.
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Gallery Representation
It is my pleasure to be working with Alderman Exhibitions in Chicago IL as a represented gallery artist.  

ART FAIR: Midway Fair, Chicago IL
April 23 & 24, 2011
Look for my work at Alderman Exhibitions Booth #203 & UIC MFA Booth #224

 Gallery 400, Chicago IL

Gallery 400, Chicago IL

EXHIBITION: MFA Thesis Show, Gallery 400, Chicago IL
MFA Thesis Exhibition, April 12-16, 2011
Opening Reception: Friday, April 15 5-8pm
Artists Include: Jesus Duran, Raquel Ladensack, Paul Nelson, Min Song and Latham Zearfoss.

ArtSlant, "Notes from the Grandsire" by Robyn Farrell Roulo
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REVIEW: Chicago Art Review
Chicago Art Review, "Raquel Ladensack @ Alderman Exhibitions" by Steve Ruiz
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LITERARY ENGAGEMENTS: Alderman Exhibitions, Chicago IL
Readings & discussion in relation to my art practice @ Alderman Exhibitions - curated by Sara Know Hunter

Feb 7, 2011 6:30PM - Henry David Thoreau, "Walking", Walker Percy, "The Loss of the Creature," from the book, The Message in the Bottle: How Queer Man Is, How Queer Language Is and What One has to Do with the Other
Feb 24, 2011 6:30PM - JA Baker, The Peregrine
March 16, 2011 6:30PM - Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities


SOLO EXHIBITION: Raquel Ladensack, Alderman Exhibitions, Chicago IL
January 15 - March 28, 2011, Opening Reception: Saturday, January 15 2011

Provost Grant for Graduate Research Awardee, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL
Awarded a 2010 Provost grant from the University of Illinois at Chicago. The grant will fund my project "Researching Familial Lineage though Touristic Photography" in Iceland in the upcoming summer.

MFA Artist-in-Residence, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, Michigan
I will be attending the Art Institute of Chicago's residency 2010 program, Ox-Bow, in Saugatuck Michigan this summer as a MFA Artist-in-Residence.