Through the Eyes of the Mother, on View in Korea by Miriam Schaer

My work will be part of Through the Eyes of the Mother, curated by Hye-Seong Lee. This exhibition began in Chicago, but is now on view at the Baekryum Gallery (Gwangju Art Association Building) in Gwangju Korea. Through the Eyes of the Mother explores women's roles and conditions in society with motherhood as the central focus of the exhibition.

Childfree: Conversations About Choice, Circumstance, and Ambivalence by Miriam Schaer

Childfree Flyer final I hope you can join me as I will be presenting my work on Childfree: Conversations About Choice, Circumstance, and Ambivalence,a panel at Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents' Dining Hall on THURS Dec. 5 | 6-8 PM

Jane Addams-Hull Houses 800 S. Halsted, Chicago, IL

Reserve a free spot here:

Organized by Kirstin De Mello

+Carrie Ruckel, moderator and filmmaker, creator of the short film “This is not a feminist theory about motherhood” +Nannette Banks, Reverend and coordinator at McCormick Theological Seminary +Gloria Bowman, writer and author of Human Slices, a love story about the choice to be childfree +Sekile Nzinga-Johnson, Asst. Prof. in Gender & Women’s Studies at UIC and editor of Laboring Positions: Black Women, Mothering and the Academy (2013). +Miriam Schaer, artist and professor at Columbia College, recent work includes Baby (Not) on Board:  The Last Prejudice? +Edra Soto, artist and creator of The Franklin exhibit space

Wyoming Bound! by Miriam Schaer

I will be in Wyoming next week for my exhibition Baby (not) on Board at Western Wyoming Community College, in Rock Springs. I'll be working with students and others in the community. It's going to be really exciting to see this new work up in one space-for the first time! And, there has been some interest in the local press Schaer_The Presence of Their Absence_8

What's Your Baby? Essay by Jessica Cochran by Miriam Schaer


Curator Jessica Cochran wrote a beautiful essay about my installation, What's Your Baby? at the Fountains Foundation 916. You can download a copy here.The exhibition will be up for a few more weeks

What's Your Baby?, is also an interactive blog about childlessness and women without children. Please share your baby with us!