Shows/Exhibitions/Live Events

Hey Chicago!

Date: Friday, December 6th, 2013 - Friday, Decmber 20th, 2013
Venue: The Gallery Cabaret, Chicago IL

Description: A small showing of Chicago-themed art for the holidays.

More info can be seen on the Facebook invite. Click here.

"Decked + Argo Tea"

Date: June 7th, 2013 – September 5th, 2013
Venue: Argo Tea, 16 W Randolph, Chicago IL

“Decked” was a group effort by 6 fresh Chicago artists decking the walls of Argo Tea's downtown Chicago headquarters with their customized skate decks.

Featuring:

  • Lou Medel
  • Nicholas Volkert
  • William Cazares
  • Stephen Lee
  • Trish Garcia
  • Victor Fong

View the Facebook Event here.

Cut & Paste's "Characterized"

Date: Thursday, June 20th, 2013
Venue: Logan Square, Chicago IL

Description: I was asked by Threadless famous artist Alex Solis to team-up and create a character for Cut & Paste's live art event "Characterized". (we lost, but our chracter was awesome).

More info and pictures can be seen on Cut & Paste's event page. Click here.

View the Facebook Event for "Characterized" here.

"Decked"

Date: Friday, September 28, 2012 (One Night Only)
Venue: Chicago Art Board, Pilsen, Chicago IL

DECKED from Sam Rood on Vimeo.

“Decked” was a group effort by 6 fresh Chicago artists decking the walls of the Chicago Art Department with their customized skate decks.

Featuring:

  • Lou Medel
  • Nicholas Volkert
  • William Cazares
  • Stephen Lee
  • Trish Garcia
  • Victor Fong

View the Facebook Event here. Check out pictures of the show and the decks here.

Photo courtesy Ryan Moore and finedesignanddine.com

Two Sparrows Restaurant Opening

Date: November 2010 - January 2011
Venue: 2 Sparrows, 553 West Diversey Parkway, Chicago IL

Description: Recent work was showcased in the opening of the Breakfast/Brunch/Lunch restaurant "2 Sparrows" Located in Licoln Park, Chicago, IL.

Artpentry | Old Stuff New Stuff, Green Stuff Brown Stuff

Date: August - October 2009
Venue: Artpentry, Pilsen Arts District, Chicago IL

Description: Showing of some old and new pieces at Artpentry gallery, in the Pilsen Arts District, Chicago, IL.

Facebook invite for the event.

Factio Magazine | Bowler Hat Party

Date: Friday, April 25, 2008
Venue: EvVent, Chicago IL

Description: An after party for the 2008 Artropolis™ show.

House Show Promo

Recent Work

Date: November 14, 2007 – November 28, 2008
Venue: House Café, DeKalb, IL

Description: A small showing of my work at the House Café in DeKalb, IL.

Proximity Card

Proximity

Date: May 2nd - May 26th 2006
Venue: ARC Gallery

Description: A small showing of work as part of my fulfillment of my Master's Degree at NIU; an opportunity to display work in a Chicago gallery.

Works displayed included: "For winter", "Temper Temper", "Salt in the wound", "German Chocolate".

Happy Paintings Card

Happy Paintings

Date: November 5th- 10th, 2006
Venue: Gallery 214, Nothern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

Description: A one person gallery show in partial fulfillment of the Master of Fine Arts Degree at Northern Illinois University.