Caroline Picard

Caroline Picard is a Chicago-based artist, writer and curator. Integrating mediums of performance, text and visual ephemera as creative—and sometimes collaborative—platform she investigates the figure in relation to systems of power. Her work has been exhibited around the United States, Asia and Romania and was discussed in Poets & Writers Magazine, Time Out Chicago, New City, Art21,, html giant and 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, Kordian, debut novels by emerging writers, collections of arts administration essays and an Arctic newspaper from 1821. She writes regularly for the badatsports and Art21 blogs, as well as Art ltd. and Proximity Magazines.

Her first collection of short stories, Psycho Dream Factory, was published in 2011 by Holon Press. New work is forthcoming with Seven Stories Press, Anobium, and The Coming Envelop. She teaches comics classes at The Old Town School of Folk Music.