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Contact:    petehillstrom@gmail.com


EDUCATION

MA Visual Arts Illustration (w/ distinction), Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London,
London, UK, -- 2012- 2013

Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Chicago, IL-- 2008-2010
Merit Scholarship Recipient, Emphasis of Study in Printmaking and Drawing

Exchange Program, Emily Carr University of Art and Design (ECUAD), Vancouver, BC, Canada – January 2010- April 2010


University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana (UIUC),
Forest Science and Fine Arts – 2006-2008


RESIDENCIES

Kunstnarhuset Messen, Ålvik, Norway --  June - July 2014

SÍM (The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists) Residency, Reykjavik, Iceland --  
March 2014

Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, Co, Clare, Ireland --  July 2010


EXHIBITIONS

Kunstnarhuset Messen, Ålvik, Norway -- July 2014
- "Open House", Group Exhibition

SÍM Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland --  March 2014
- Group Exhibition, "The Cartographer's Kitchen"

Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK --  September 2013
- Postgraduate Summer Show

Beach Gallery, London, UK -- April 2013
- Group Exhibition, "MA Illustration Interim Show"

Wilson Road Gallery, London, UK  -- Nov 2012
- Group Exhibition, "Faces"

ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL -- April 2012
- Group Exhibition, "Re/Invention"

Blick, Evanston, IL – Sept 2011
- 12 x 12 Community Art Show

ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL – May 2011
- Group Exhibition, “Sequential Art: Comics and Beyond”

Sullivan Galleries, SAIC, Chicago, IL – October 2010
- Fall Undergraduate BFA Exhibition

Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare, Ireland – July, 2010
- Group exhibition of SAIC resident artists, curated by Mary Hawkes-Greene


AWARDS

Merit Scholarship            School of the Art Institute of Chicago             2008

Regional Gold Key          Scholastic Art & Writing Awards                     2006

PUBLICATIONS

HungerTV Features: The Classroom, 
http://www.hungertv.com/feature/classroom-pete-hillstrom/

A New Type of Imprint Vol. 6, 
http://www.anewtypeofimprint.com/products/pre-order-volume-six