Chad Kouri is an American artist from a small town north of Detroit, currently living and working in Chicago where he maintains a studio art and design practice while actively participating in the thriving art community on both a local and international level. His decade-long curatorial and collaborative efforts as part of The Post Family have played a large part in creating national and international dialog around Chicago and it’s world-class creative community. Previously, he has held the title of Art Director for the award-winning contemporary art magazine Proximity. Notable upcoming and past exhibitions include displays at Northeastern Illinois University; The Hyde Park Art Center; The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Johalla Projects, Chicago; The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts, New Hampshire; Toledo Museum of Art; Purdue University; Mission Cultural Center of Latino Arts, San Francisco; Apexart, New York and the International Poster and Graphic Design Festival in Chaumont, France. Notable past appearances include visiting artist engagements at The School of the Art Institute Chicago, Glasgow School of Art, Portland State University, Otis College of Art and Design, Pratt University, and The Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany. His projects range in diversity from one of a kind and editioned artwork to self-publishing, interactive displays, large-scale installations, design direction and consulting, book design and most recently, an exploration of painting.