The Spudnik Press Cooperative Studio Fellowship is a competitive, six-month program that was developed to expand the pathways available for young and emerging artists to become involved with Spudnik Press by providing community, support and guidance, along with access to Spudnik’s facilities.
Heather Anderson is a Chicago-based designer and artist. With a printmaking background from UW-Madison and the Evergreen State College, her art practice includes monotype, silkscreen, and lithography. Sometimes these are turned into projected stories and sequences. Interested in the environment and human instincts, her work examines the passage of time and human nature.
Ashley Shaul is a Chicago artist, printmaker, and licensed taxidermist hailing from Detroit, with her home and studio, Gilded Coyote Press, found in the vibrant neighborhood of Humboldt Park.
She received her BA in 2012 focused on traditional illustration and art history at Columbia College Chicago and her MFA in Print Media from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2014.
Her work revolves around figures that depict objectification and zoomorphism.
Pieces can be found in the permanent collection of The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, and various private collections throughout the US.
Caroline Walp is an artist who works primarily in silkscreen and bookmaking. After receiving her BFA in Printmaking from Ohio University, she spent six glorious months as a studio intern at the Women’s Studio Workshop in New York before moving to Chicago in 2014. Her work focuses on embellishing and exaggerating everyday, mundane occurrences and objects. “A Field, A Void” is a series of books and prints created during her Fellowship at Spudnik Press that touch on the effects of ever-present technology and its influence on our interpretations of our surroundings. Caroline lives, works, and naps in Chicago, Illinois.