Laurie Reynolds

Laurie Reynolds headshotLaurie Jo was the organizer for Tamms Year Ten, a grassroots campaign to close the notorious supermax in Tamms, Illinois, shuttered in 2013 by Governor Pat Quinn. As a 2010 Soros Justice Fellow, she advocated for best practices to stop sexual abuse and reduce recidivism. Recent exhibits and honors include: Citizen Culture, Santa Monica Museum of Art; A Proximity of Consciousness, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago; Creative Capital grant; Blade of Grass Fellowship; and the Lenore Annenberg Prize for Art and Social Change. Laurie Jo served on Governor Quinn’s re-election campaign, and is now Assistant Professor of Public Arts, Social Justice, and Culture at UIC.

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