Mindy Rose Schwartz is a sculptor and installation artist living in Chicago. She is interested in the way an individual’s experiences with, and memories of objects, can alter their intended meaning or function. She received an MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a BFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana. Schwartz has shown her work at Three Walls Gallery, Chicago; Western Exhibitions, Chicago; Renaissance Society, University of Chicago; Joymore Gallery Chicago; Gallery 400; Hyde Park Art Center; Fountain Studios, Brooklyn. NY; Alagon Gallery, Chicago; Old Gold Gallery, Chicago, IL; Rose Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA; Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA; Spertus Museum, Chicago IL; SLAB Projects, Glendale, CA; California Occidental Museum of Art, Chicago, IL. Her Bibliography includes: Bad at Sports, Art 21 Blog, Beautifuldecay.com, CS Interiors, Time Out Chicago, ArtForum, Flavorpill, F News Magazine, Frieze Magazine, New AmericanPainters #71, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, Art in America, Mouth to Mouth, New Art Examiner, New City, Dialogue, Sun-Times, Chicago Reader, Chicago Tribune, WBEZ, The Pantagraph Bloomington and AJS Perspectives, NY. She is currently an instructor in the Sculpture Department at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and was named in both the Chicago Reader and New City Magazine as best solo show 2011.