Caroline Picard is a Chicago-based artist, writer and curator. Integrating mediums of performance, text and visual ephemera as creativeâ€”and sometimes collaborativeâ€”platform she investigates the figure in relation to systems of power.Â Her work has been exhibited around the United States, Asia and Romania and was discussed inÂ Poets & Writers Magazine,Â Time Out Chicago,Â New City,Â Art21,Artforum.com,Â html giantÂ andÂ Punk Planet.
In 2005, she founded the Green Lantern Press and has since released 22 slow-media titles ranging from the first English translation of a 19th Century Polish classic,Â Kordian, debut novels by emerging writers, collections of arts administration essays and an Arctic newspaper from 1821. She writes regularly for theÂ badatsportsÂ andÂ Art21Â blogs, as well asÂ Art ltd. andÂ Proximity Magazines.
Her first collection of short stories,Â Psycho Dream Factory,Â was published in 2011 by Holon Press. New work is forthcoming with Seven Stories Press,Â Anobium, andÂ The Coming Envelop. She teaches comics classes at The Old Town School of Folk Music.