Chloe Perkis (They/Them) Chicago, IL

[email protected] 

Selected Publications

2022  SILLY SUCCUBUS – Self Published Chicago, IL

2022, 2018  LUMPEN #140 & #131 THE COMICS ISSUE – Lumpen Magazine, Edited by Joe Tallarico, Chicago, IL 

2019  UGLY – 3rd Edition Bred Press, Chicago, IL

2018  BEST AMERICAN COMICS 2018UGLY, Edited by Phoebe Gloeckner & Bill Kartalapoulos, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, NY

2018  TRUE LOVE – Self Published, Chicago, IL

2018  UGLY – 2nd Edition Bred Press Chicago, IL 

2018  HEADS MAGAZINE 8 – UDLI Editions, Boone, NC 

2018  DAMAGE – Self Published, Chicago, IL

2017  DEAD FLAME – Bred Press, Chicago, IL

2017  SUCIAS – Hoofprint Workshop, Chicago, IL

2017  LAUGH TRACK – Self Published, Chicago, IL

2017  NEEDY – Self Published, Chicago, IL

2016  UGLY – 1st Edition Bred Press, Chicago, IL

2016  GOODBYE CORPSESBred Press, Chicago, IL

2015  OUCHBred Press Chicago, IL

Selected Exhibitions

2024 PUNK LIVES, curated in collaboration with Destroy Art, Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2024 Ovine Molds & No-Fail Nails: The Lamb Cake Show, curated by Paul Nudd, Hoofprint Workshop, Chicago, IL

2023 Hoofprint Grand Opening, curated by Liz Born and Gabe Hoare, Hoofprint Workshop, Chicago, IL

2023  Plate Party, curated by Liz Born of  Hoofprint Workshop, Living Room Realty, Chicago, IL

2022  Let it Grow: 10 Years of Collaborative Printmaking at Hoofprint, curated by Liz Born & Gabe Hoare, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL

2022  Vanitas, curated by Heather Hannoura, Private Gallery, Chicago, IL 

2022  Piñatas, curated by Buddy MFG, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL 

2021  Chicago Comics: Future Forward, curated by Joe Tallarico, Buddy MFG Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL 

2020  Merfrau & the Ferocious Five, curated by Hoofprint Workshop, Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL 

2019  Spectr-O-Matic, curated by Rodger Binyone, Comic Arts Brooklyn, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2019  Marathon Art Show, curated by Kelly Froh, Short Run, Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery, Seattle, WA

2018  Chicago Area Cartoonists & Comics, curated by Miles Halpern, Kishwaukee College Art Gallery, Malta, Illinois

2017  SUCIAS, curated by Chloe Perkis, Hoofprint Workshop, Chicago, IL

2017  ART STILL GOOD, curated by Perfectly Acceptable Press, The Learning Machine, Chicago, IL

2017  Los Angeles Zine Fest Group Show, curated by Walt Gorecki, Los Angeles, CA 

2017  CORPUS CORPUS, Portfolio Exchange, curated by Paul Nudd, Chicago, IL 

2016  Of Rules & Rebellion, Portfolio Exchange, curated by Vin Caponigro & Kristina Paabus, Mid America Print Council Biennial Conference


2019  Zine Not Dead XII – A Comics Reading Series, Archer Ballroom, Chicago, IL 

2018  Casual Agony, Cafe Mustache, Chicago, IL 

2017  Final Meals, Lucky Pierre, Chicago, IL

2016  2dCloud Presents: Alt Comics 8, Flowers for All Occasions, Brooklyn, NY

2016  Dame Darcy & Special Guests, The Learning Machine, Chicago, IL

2015  Zine Not Dead I – A Comics Reading Series, Pinky Swear, Chicago, IL

2014  Final Meals, Lucky Pierre, Detroit, MI

2013  I Hate America/I Love America! Performance Art Festival, Lucky Pierre, Live Art Development Agency, London, UK  

Awards & Grants

2021  City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) Grant, Chicago Creative Worker Assistance Program, Chicago, IL

2014 & 2016  Dean of Instruction Award - Harold Washington College Juried Art Show, Chicago IL

2013, 2014, &2015  Honorable Mention - Harold Washington College Juried Art Show, Chicago, IL

2014 & 2015  Juror’s Choice Award - Harold Washington College Juried Art Show, Chicago, IL

2014  Studio Arts Merit Scholarship Recipient - Harold Washington College, Chicago, IL

Permanent Collections 

SAIC Digital Collections, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Library & Special Collections, Chicago, IL

Harold Washington College Permanent Art Collection, City Colleges of Chicago, Chicago, IL 


2021, 2022, 2023, 2024  Visiting Artist Workshops, DuPage Children’s Museum, Naperville, Illinois 

2018   “Gender in Comics”, Panel Discussion Moderated by H. Melt, Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, Chicago, Illinois 

2017  Visiting Artist Guest Lecturer - Paul Nudd’s Comics Class, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL

2017  Visiting Artist Guest Lecturer - Jessica Campbell’s Comics Class “Funny Comics,” School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 

2016  Visiting Artist - Challengers Comics + Conversation, Chicago, IL