Joelle Mercedes (They/Them)
Teaching Artist

Joelle Mercedes is an artist and educator currently residing in Chicago, IL. Their work is rooted in multidimensional collage techniques that produce films, sounds, objects, pedagogy and drawings that serve as methodologies in stretching origin, impermanence, and history. They have presented in various forms at: KW Institute for Contemporary Art (Berlin, DE), TrueQué Residencia (Ayampe, EC), California Institute of the Arts (Valencia, CA), Lynden Sculpture Garden Gallery (Milwaukee), Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and, The Mary and Leigh Block Museum Of Art (Chicago).

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