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Commissioned artist Jim Duignan

Envisioning Justice / Illinois Humanities

Exhibit Envisions A Better Criminal Justice System Through Diverse Community Art envisions-a-better-criminal-justice-system-through-diverse-community-art/

WBEZ Art Exhibit Explores Problems, Solutions To Troubled Criminal Justice System
August 16, 2019 justice-system/86559fc9-305d-4305-b154-5ee32892c9de

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Hieggelke, Brian (2019) New City ’33 Visions for the Next City’

Sheehy, C. J. (Ed.) (2018) Pollinators at the Plains, Christine Baeumler’s Defiant Garden for Plains Art Museum, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND.

Explore the Legacy of the 1968 Democratic Convention, Illinois Humanities Council

68 + 50

New Art Examiner, Infinite Games 50/50

The Shepard Express (2018)

Woodland Pattern Book Center (2018)

The Visualist (2018)

Lori Waxman, Best of 2017

Bauwelt – German design and architecture magazine

Krabbesholm Højskole / Copenhagen, Denmark October 19-22, 2017

New City Art, Building Relationships, Jim Duignan in Profile  July 26, 2016.

Opine on a public art work by Jim Duignan

Chicago artist Jim Duignan is commissioned by Public Art Saint Paul

Utopian Podium unveiled at Public Art Saint Paul

Jim Duignan begins unique residency in Chicago

Jim Duignan Artist Now! Lecture at the Peck School of the Arts

Urist, Jacoba The Atlantic December 2, 2015.

Arts in the Parks: The People’s Studio (2015)’s-studio

Terrain Biennial (2015),


Bad at Sports,

Thompson, Nato, (2014) Epitome, Nick Cave, Prestel Publishing, NY

Duignan, Jim (2014) (Eds. Jacobs, M.J. and Zeller, K.) Building a Gang -Proof Suit and the Pedagogical and Artistic Framework for the Stockyard Institute, University of Chicago Press.

A Proximity of Consciousness Zach Cahill

The Visualist, Chicago’s visual art calendar

Viveros-Faune,  Christian “A Proximity of Consciousness”  Celebrates Art and Activism in Chicago, October 1, 2014.

Foumberg, Jason, New City, October 2, 2014. activist-art/

Eye Exam: Not your grandmothers activist art by Jason Foumberg

State of Play by Sammi Skolmoski

Between Theory and Action in Social Practice Art by Chloë Bass on November 19, 2014

Spaces for Possibilities: An Arts-Based Learnign Community for Reflective Teacher Practice

A Proximity of Consciousness

Art & Education: Critical Mass at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago by Andrew Cappetta and Jason Foumberg

Oak Park Senior Center project collects stories from its lunch bunch

Many stories to tell: Recent Stockyard Institute publications relay cultural and social histories

RISK, Art, Empathy and Social Pracice

Studying: Second Aporetic Turn: A Study by Jorge Lucero featuring the work of Jim Duignan and Stockyard Institute, The Nomadic Studio

The Hull House swing / Stockyard Institute 119 Productions, May, 2014

The New Ism: Experience-based Art Gets Redefined, FNews Magazine, October, 2014

Lets Get Engaged, The Art Newspaper, U. Allemandi Publishing, October, 2014

Interview by Jackie Taylor, Canadian television, December, 2012

Taking Art to the Streets, DePaul Distinctions, DePaul University, 2011. Also published in The Chronicle of Higher Education published in The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2011. Interview by Patrick Valdez, August, 2011

At the Forefront with Jim Duignan by Nicolette Caldwell on Mar 28, 2011

Dark Matter: Activist Art by Gregory A. Sholette

Ex-CPS art teachers turn anger into an exhibit: Released by the debt-laden school district, art teachers use their talents to visualize their frustration, anger and embarrassment March 02, 2011 by Lisa Pevtzow, Chicago Tribune by Lisa

Interview by Artist Amber Yared on the Stockyard Institute, September, 2011

5 Cities / 41 Artists, catalog, Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue, January 2011

A Movable Studio, Nomadic Studio, by Thea Nichols, ArtSlant, 2010

Eye Exam: It Takes an Art Community, by Jason Foumberg, New City Art Review, 2010

New City: Top 5 of Everything 2010, Art, Nomadic Studio, 2010

Peace Warriors, Action in Education, DePaul University (Fall 2010, Vol. 8)

Cafeteria Sessions, Action in Education, DePaul University (Fall 2010, Vol. 7)

DePaul University Professor who Brings Arts to Underserved Youth Wins Top Artadia Award 2008 De. 2, 2008

Stockyard Institute published in Artist Run Chicago Digest, Green Lantern Press, Chicago, 2009

Bad at Sports, podcast, Episode 208 Jim Duignan & Cafeteria Sessions, 2009

Foumberg, Jason, New City A Decade of Chicago Art, 2009

Bad at Sports Episode 101

How We Learn, National Public Radio, 2007

Dew, Spencer, Art, Education and Political Engagement, Chicago Artists News, Nov. pp 6-7, 2008

Grabner, Michelle, Pedagogical Factory, ArtForum, Critics Pick, 2007

Stabler, Albert, Get Off the Assembly Line, Chicago Reader, Sept. 7, p24, 2007

Lopez, Ruth, Factory Fresh, Timeout Chicago, Aug. 9-15, No.129, p62., 2007

Manson, Ken, Jim Duignan & Pedagogical Factory, Pioneer Press, Aug. 8, B7, 2007

Baker, Paul, Stockyard Institute Explores Intersection of Art and Education, DePaul Magazine, January 2007

Epstein, David, Art Education: Street Style, Inside Higher Education, Pub. July 18 and reprinted

Dana Foundation’s Inside Higher Education for Art Education in the News, July, Vol. 4, No. 4. 2006

Interview by the Chicago Historical Society for A History of Adolescence in Chicago in the 20th Century

Gaus, Mischa, Cross Culture, Chicago Life Magazine, New York Times, June, p52, 2005

Urban, rural, wild

Interview with artist Tony Fitzpatrick, DePaul University Art Museum, September, 2003

Interview with artist Renee Stout, DePaul University Art Museum, April, 2003

WTTW Channel 11 ArtBeat Chicago, Jim Duignan & Stockyard Institute, 2002

Berman, Ari. Bullet-Proof Futures: Through Radical Education and Collaborative Art, the Stockyard Institute Empowers Youth in some of Chicago’s Toughest Neighborhoods, Northwestern University Magazine, May 17, pp1-7. Reprinted in the New York Times, May 21, pp1-6, 2002

Thompson, Nato, Until There Gone: Making Sense of Chicago’s Multi-Use Centers, New Art Examiner, April/May, pp46-53, 2002

Pedagogy: Beyond Reeling, Writhing, Uglification, and Derision, Columbia, April 26, 2001

Anderson, J. 1st Parking Lot Biennial, Chicago Tribune, 8/28. p58., 2001


Andel, Jaroslav (2019) Back to the Sandbox, Art and Radical Pedagogy, W. Washington Press.

Hieggelke, Brian (2019) New City, ‘33 Visions for the Next City’,

Sheehy, C. J. (Ed.) (2018) Pollinators at the Plains, Christine Baeumler’s Defiant Garden for Plains Art Museum, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND.

Duignan, J. (2018) Lumpen Magazine, 1968, Public Media Institute, Chicago

Baggesen, L. & Brackman, Y. (2018) Poor and Needy catalogue, (Artist Jim Duignan) PF Press, WI / Krabbesholm, DK

Duignan, Jim, Radical Teacher Vol 109 (2017) Toward Public Pedagogies: Teaching Outside Traditional Classrooms

Duignan, J., Harper, R. & Quinn, A. (2017) TranActions The Art of Self-Education: Shifting School Models through Artistic Inquiry

Duignan, Jim TransActions 2015 Looking out over a city from Chicago

Duignan, Jim, (Zorach, R.) (Ed.) Building a Gang-Proof Suit: A Pedagogical and Artistic Framework for the Stockyard Institute, Chicago Social Practice History Series, University of Chicago Press

Duignan, Jim, No Longer Interested, A Blade of Grass Foundation, 2014

Duignan, Jim, Southside Hub of Production primer (Informal Art Education Series), 2012

Duignan, Jim, Peace Warriors, SPEAK UP in the Hood, Denmark, 2012

J. Ploof, T. Quinn, L. Holtscritt, (Eds.) Social Justice & Art Education, Routledge. 2011

Duignan, Jim, catalog essay, Nomadic Studio, DePaul Art Museum, 2011

Sprague Jane (Ed,) Building a Pedagogical Factory, Imaginary Syllabi book, Palm Press

Duignan, Jim, Considerations for a Social Settlement: A Brief Early History of the Stockyard Institute, Proximity Magazine Chicago, 2010

Duignan, Jim (Ed.) (Con) Temporary Art Guide, Public Media Institute, 2009

Duignan, Jim, catalogue essay for Michael Piazza retrospective, Gahlberg Gallery, 2008


2019    Introductions to Public Engagement, UIC, March 12

Just Practice Justice, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, March 13  

2016    Building New Communities of Practice, University of Chicago, May 14

Chicago Style: The Artist Teacher City, NAEA, March 17

Artist Now Lecture, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, February 24

2015    Chicago Park District Nature Center, October 24

Ragdale Foundation, October 2&3

Museum of Contemporary Art, August 4.

Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanism for Expanding Megacities, MoMA, New York, February 13.

2014   Central Time Centric, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND. September 6

The Stockyard Institute: A 20 Year Catalogue on Social Engagement, A+D Spring Lecture Series, February 25

Exhibiting Socially Engaged Art: A Chicago Case Study, College Art Association, February 14

Art and Social Entrepreneurialism, College Art Association, Chicago, February 13

2013   Convergence, Chicago Artist Coalition Gallery, Chicago

Crafting a New Pedagogy, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, April 23

The philosophy of the Stockyard Institute, National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland, November 1

Open Exchange with Center for Art, Science & Knowledge at Bocconi University at DePaul University, April 5

University of Illinois, Champaign, Masters candidates, Art Education Program, June 17

2012   ArtLAB, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL March 8

2011   Radical Education Panel (CVAE), Illinois Art Education Assoc., Bloomington, IL Nov. 11

Imaginative Reinvention of Education Symposium, GRAND ARTSKansas City, MO, Feb. 25-27

2010   Artist Citizen; Catalysts, Collectives & Utopias, College Art Association Conference, Chicago

West Coast of Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Program

2009   International Visual Literacy Conference, Chicago, Designing a Pedagogical Factory

2008   Stockyard Institute, rum46 space, Aarhus, Denmark, August

Stockyard Institute, Art Institute of Chicago program, Hyde Park Art Center

2006   The State of Art Education, Massachusetts  School of Art, Boston, MA. February

Collaboration is a Complex: An Artist Project University Partnership, Boston, MA CAA Conference

2004   Cityspace Conference, Community Arts Spaces Forum, University of Chicago.

2002   Center for Public Intellectual Symposium, University of Illinois at Chicago

2001   What is a City Conference, Presenting Urban Life, University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO.