RECENT EXHIBITIONS

to open windows, Merwin-Wakely Gallery, essay by Erik Wenzel. Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL; 2017

Moonlight on Szczecin Lagoon, DEMO Project, Springfield, IL; 2016

Untitled for Black Mountain College, -with Benjamin Gardner, Window Contemporary, Asheville, NC; 2014

the sadded peal, 65GRAND, Chicago; 2014

Coming Dark: Selected Works from 2004 - 2014, Clara A. Eagle Gallery, Murray State University; Murray, KY; 2014

The Strawberry Thief -with Colin Nesbit, Helmuth Gallery, San Diego, CA; 2012

Radioactive pal? Pal, Radioactive - with Adam Farcus, Box 13; Houston, TX; 2012

Bill Conger / Peter Shear – Best Friends Gallery; Arlington Heights, IL 2012

Now Were Alone Now, Heavy Brow Gallery; Bloomington, IL; 2012

Still Vicious Stars, the tree-house GALLERY; Chicago; 2011

Used to Love, Golden Parachutes; Berlin; 2011

Something So Much, Violet Poe Projects; Normal, IL; 2010

The Stars Are Gone, Perkinson Art Gallery: Kirkland Fine Arts Center, Millikin University, Decatur, IL; 2010

 

GROUP

A Certain Slant of Light, Riverside Arts Center, Chicago, IL. Co-curated with Shona Macdonald; 2017

Cold Summer, The Provincial, Kaleva, MI; Curated by Peter Shear; 2016

Sinking Feeling, DEMO Projects, Springfield, IL; Curated by Jason Judd; 2015

Sounds Like, Berkshire, Reese and Paul Galleries, Herron School of Art and Design; Indianapolis, IN; Curated by Mike Calway-Fagen; 2015

The Museum of Love and Devotion, Fairview Museum of History, Fairview, UT; Curated by Jason Metcalf; 2014

Ultra-Deep Field, Rockford College Art Gallery, IL; Curated by Jason Judd; 2014

I'm Jealous of Your Failures, University of Illinois Springfield, IL; Curated by Trew Schreifer; 2014

Readymade@100, American University Museum, Washington D.C.; Curated by Mark Cameron Boyd; 2014

The The The The Hush, Hood College, Frederick, MD; 2013

Häxan Daze, Normandale College, Bloomington, MN; 2013

Madam I'm Adam, Remote Projects; Bloomington, IN; 2013

The House of the Seven Gables, publication available. University Galleries of Illinois State University; Bloomington, IL; 2013

Tall Tales, Cash for Gold; Aurora, IL; 2012. Curated by Dave Linneweh

M21, exhibition of civic sculpture in the town of Langelois, Austria; 2011

Cut Copy, The Engine Room; Massey University; Wellington, New Zealand; 2010

The Backyard, The McLean County Art Center; Bloomington, IL; 2010

Selections from the Permanent Collection, University Galleries of Illinois State University, Normal; 2010

Curiouser and Curiouser, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL; 2008

Darkness: World and Culture, online exhibition curated by Caladan Gallery, Beverly, MA; 2007

This Moment, with Benjamin Gardner, Verdette Gallery, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL;  2006

All New and Exciting, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL; 2006

Idir Aisling, Tipperary Arts Center, Clonmel, Ireland; 2005

Between the Forest and the Cavern, The Guest Room Project, Chicago; Co-curated by Bob Jones and Ed Schad; 2005

The Sophisticated Traveler, The Stray Show at TBA Space, Chicago; 2005

Think Small, Illinois State Museum, Chicago (2-year traveling exhibition); 2004. Curated by Robert Sill.

Planes, Trains and Automobiles, The Peoria Art Guild; 2004

The Sophisticated Traveler, The Stray Show at TBA Space, Chicago; 2004

Galex 38, Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, IL; 2004. Juried by artist Chris Verene.

Art St. Louis XIX, Art St. Louis and the St. Louis Art Museum; 2003. Juried by The Los Angeles Times art critic, David Pagel.

Remembrance, Evanston Art Center; Chicago, IL; 2003. Curated by John Brunetti.

Kraft, Midway Artists Space; Bloomington, IL; 2001

Midwestern Arts <------> Poland, Galeria Sztuki Wspolczesnej; Olsztyn, Poland; 1995

Synthetic Nuvism, University Galleries; Normal, IL;1994

Again, N.A.M.E. Gallery; Chicago, IL; 1994

Regional 93, Indianapolis Art Center; Indianapolis, IN; 1993. Juried by curator, Christian Leigh.

On Paper, Hyde Park Art Center; Chicago, IL; 1992

 

BLOGS AND WEB

Bill Conger- Never Bell (2010), santamonicadream - likeafieldmouse; November 15, 2013

but isn't superstition among us? by Kendra Paitz. September, 2013

YOU WERE HERE; online exhibition curated by Peter Shear. September, 2012

Bill Conger and Benjamin Gardner on “The Shining;” Studio Break audio discussion, 2012

How to Own Certain Works By Famous Artists For Cheap by Edward Salem, http://www.edwardsalem.com/uploads/3/3/7/1/3371472/salem_how_to_own_certain_works.pdf

Bill Conger, The Bread Quilt; breadquilt.tumblr.com; 2011

Blue, Green and Gold; 2011

Cariage House Press / Bill Conger; Carriage House Press; Millikin University; Decatur, IL; 2010

Little Paper Planes; September 7, 2010

Bill Conger; dallapozza [michael kelly] HELL'SBELLZ; April 4, 2010

I Heart Photograph; Feb 6, 2011

Seed Crystal; Mar 13, 2011. Seedcrystal.tumblr.com

 

INTERVIEWS, REVIEWS AND ONLINE PUBLICATIONS

Didactic: text and image; "Where light goes when it's gone," A/M & Printtext publisher, Indianapolis, IN; 2017

The House of the Seven Gables; "We Live in Dead Men's Houses," Kendra Paitz, Normal, IL; University Galleries; 2014

Bill Conger at Murray State University; Review by Mike Calway Fagan, Temporary Art Review April 4, 2014

Other Investigations: Bill Conger; Interview by Jason Judd, Make-Space.net; 2012

Interview with Bill Conger; Interview by David Linneweh, Studio Break; 2012

Artist Interview With Bill Conger; Interview by Lauren Schmidt, Ghost and Lamb; October 17, 2012

Your Mine – Bill Conger; Wrenwood Press; published June 2012

Used to Love; Golden Parachutes; Berlin; 2011. An Unremembered Past by Kendra Paitz and The Space Inside,

 A conversation between Bill Conger and Jesi Khadivi

Methods of Being; Issue 1; Wrenwood Press; April 2011. Sangfroid a.m. Copyright Bill Conger and Wrenwood Press

Size has no bearing on the power of art, Fred Camper; The Chicago Tribune; December 31, 2004