Hope Esser is a multidisciplinary artist working in the realms of performance, video, sculpture, and costume. She earned her BA from Oberlin College and her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She was recently awarded the Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship, the James Nelson Raymond Fellowship, and the Ox-Bow Joan Mitchell Scholarship. She has recently performed and exhibited at the Watermill Center (Long Island, NY), The Arts Club of Chicago (Chicago, IL), Grace Exhibition Space (Brooklyn, NY), Defibrillator, New Capital, and Sullivan Galleries (Chicago, IL). She is currently a Hatch Projects resident artist at the Chicago Artists Coalition for 2013-2014.


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