RP EXPOSITION NO. 8: A SHAMEFUL ENLIGHTENMENT

March 11 - April 8 2017 / Popps Packing / Hamtramck, MI

Occasioned by the publication of "BLACK EYE No. 3," this exhibition brought together five of the contributing artists who are based in Detroit: Lucy Cahill / Mark Dancey / Francis Kulikowski / John Maggie / S. William Schudlich. Each artist exhibited recent work made for Rotland Press. Curated by Ryan Standfest.


RP Exposition No. 7: chasing posada! A macabre populist in the city (Chicago edition)

January 17 - march 6 2015 / spudnik press / chicago, IL

A response to the idea of José Guadalupe Posada (1852 - 1913) as a popular illustrator-printmaker who had a unique working relationship with the urban environment of Mexico City. Participating artists in the Chicago edition: Marie-Pierre Brunel / Tom Carey / Stephen Cavanagh / Sue Coe / Bill Connors / D.B. Dowd / Bill Fick / Céline Guichard / Ben Jones / Kaz / Erik Lundquist / Marc Brunier-Mestas / Yusuke Okada / Onsmith / David Paleo / Grant Reynolds / Arnaud Rochard / David Sandlin / Stephen William Schudlich / Caroline Sury / Wouter Vanhaelemeesch / Chris Wright. Curated by Ryan Standfest.


RP Exposition No. 6: RP5 | Five Years of Rotland Press 2010-2015

January 17 - March 6 2015 / Spudnik Press / Chicago, IL

A five-year retrospective exhibition of ROTLAND PRESS, presenting publications and printed ephemera. Curated by Ryan Standfest.


RP ExpositioN No. 5: CHASING POSADA! A Macabre Populist In The CitY (Detroit Edition)

september 18 - october 18 2014 / Signal-Return / Detroit, MI

A response to the idea of José Guadalupe Posada (1852 - 1913) as a popular illustrator-printmaker who had a unique working relationship with the urban environment of Mexico City. Participating artists: Marie-Pierre Brunel / Tom Carey / Stephen Cavanagh / Sue Coe / D.B. Dowd / Bill Fick / Céline Guichard / Ben Jones / Kaz / Marc Brunier-Mestas / Yusuke Okada / Onsmith / David Paleo / Arnaud Rochard / David Sandlin / Stephen William Schudlich / Caroline Sury / Wouter Vanhaelemeesch / Chris Wright. Curated by Ryan Standfest.


RP Exposition No. 4: THE DREADFULS

november 1 - december 7 2013 / Whitdel Arts / Detroit, MI

Presentation of the first nine issues of "The ROTLAND DREADFULS" with selections of source art. With works by Josh Bayer / Chris Cilla / Cole Closser / Andy Gabrysiak / Sanya Glisic / Ian Huebert / Gregory Jacobsen / Onsmith / Stephen William Schudlich. Curated by Ryan Standfest.


RP Exposition No. 3: A Modest Outrage

september 2013 / Popps Packing / Hamtramck, MI

Presentation of publications, printed ephemera and original art from four years of ROTLAND PRESS. Curated by Ryan Standfest.


RP Exposition No. 2: MOROSE DELECTATION

june 5 - august 5 2011 / Book Beat Bookstore + Gallery / Oak Park, MI

"The joy of misfortune." Presenting works by Max Clotfelter / Andy Gabrysiak / Ian Huebert / Kaz / James Moore / Tom Neely / Paul Nudd / Onsmith / David Paleo / Stephen William Schudlich. Curated by Ryan Standfest + Cary Loren.


RP Exposition No.1: FUNNY (not funny)

january 22 - february 26 2010 / University of Michigan work・detroit Gallery / Detroit, MI

Black Humor in contemporary comics. Presenting works by Ivan Brunetti / Chris Cilla / Sue Coe / Lisa Hanawalt / Glenn Head / Tim Hensley / Ian Huebert / Ben Katchor / Mats Stromberg / Daniel Maw / Taylor McKimens / Travis Millard / Tom Neely / Mark Newgarden / David Paleo / Jonathon Rosen / David Sandlin / Rob Sato / John Vermilyea. Curated by Ryan Standfest.


COLLECTIONS

ROTLAND PRESS publications are in the collections of the The Art Institute of Chicago Ryerson & Burnham Library, Columbia University Library of New York, Harvard University Library, The Library of Congress, Olin & Uris Libraries- Cornell University, The Schulz Library at the Center for Cartoon Studies in Vermont, The University of Chicago Library, The University of Delaware Library, and the Wayne State University Library in Detroit.