C.V.

                        
ABIGAIL GLAUM-LATHBURY
Lives and works in Chicago

www.jumpsu.it . www.genuineunauthorized.com

EDUCATION

2006         The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA


DOCUMENTARY PROJECTS

2020         Make America Rational Again! Short Documentary Project (Ongoing - in production)


CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2018         Omega Workshop, Curatorial Fellowship, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY


SOLO SHOWS

2018         UNDERWEAR, a Human Rights Watch Commission for Expo Chicago, Chicago, IL

                 Cultural Uniform, Art in General, Brooklyn, NY

2009       Invention and the Obsolete, solo runway show, Chicago, IL


PERFORMANCES

2019        The Rational Dress Society Presents a History of Counter Fashion, The Museum of Arts and Design,
                 New York, NY

                The Genuine Unauthorized Clothing Clone Institute, After Dark at the MCA,
                Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL

2018        Some of the People, All of the Time, Collaboration with David Levine, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn NY

2016       The Rational Dress Society Presents a History of Counter Fashion, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago,                          Chicago, IL


GROUP EXHIBITIONS & WORKSHOPS

2020         Cooper Hewitt, Make-Your-Own-JUMPSUIT (workshop), Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, NY

                  (Postponed due to COVID-19)

                  Cooper Hewitt Design a JUMPSUIT (workshop), Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, NY

                  (Postponed due to COVID-19)

                  Luxury and the Decline of Craft, Lecture and Workshop, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL

                  (Postponed due to COVID-19)

                  Make America Rational Again (workshop), Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

                  Fashion-Conscious, Wignall Art Museum, Chaffey College, Cucamonga, CA

2019          Not Just Another Pretty Face, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

                  Don’t feed the Monster! Punkt Ø / Gallery F 15, Moss Norway

                  Make Your Own JUMPSUIT (workshop), Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY

                  Make Your Own JUMPSUIT (workshop), Haverford College, Haverford, PA

2018          Make your own JUMPSUIT (workshop), The Philadelphia Fabric Workshop Museum, Philadelphia, PA

                  Make your own JUMPSUIT (workshop), Art In General, Brooklyn, NY

                  Shape of Now: Closing Exhibition, Evanston Art Center, Chicago, IL

                  Make your own JUMPSUIT (workshop), Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

                  Make your own JUMPSUIT (workshop), The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

2017           Manifesto: A Moderate Proposal, Pitzer College Art Galleries, Los Angeles, CA

                  Items: Is Fashion Modern?, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

                  Shape of Now, Evanston Art Center, Chicago, IL

                  Make your own JUMPSUIT (workshop), The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

                  Everything and Everybody as Material, Boras, Sweden

                  Mystic Hyperstitians in the Heart of the Empire, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN

                  Adjunct Positions at FAR Bazaar, Cerritos College, Los Angeles

2016         Connect + Hyde Park, Hyde Park Art Festival, Chicago, IL

                  Reform: Subversive Fashion, Central Features Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM

                  Make your own JUMPSUIT (workshop), Central Features Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM

2016          Design Intelligence Exhibition, Folk Art Museum, Hangzhou, China

                  JUMPSUIT Spring/Summer Collection, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

                  Make your own JUMPSUIT (workshop), Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2015           Utopia School, Dome of Visions, Copenhagen, Denmark

                  Make your own JUMPSUIT (workshop), Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA

                  Make your own JUMPSUIT (workshop), Sewing Rebellion, Long Beach, CA

                  JUMPSUIT (Spring Summer Collection 2016), Leiminspace, Los Angeles, CA

                  Make Your Own JUMPSUIT (workshop), Persbo Studio, Månkarbo, Sweden.

                  JUMPSUIT Fall / Winter Collection, Temporary Agency, Ridgewood, Queens

                  JUMPSUIT Fashion Showcase, The Bakery Project Space, Brooklyn, New York

2014          Utopia School, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY

                  Long Story Short, Hubbard Street 2, Chicago, IL

                  JUMPSUIT Spring/Summer Collection, Silvershed, New York, NY

                  Zero Dark Birthday, Office Hours, Los Angeles, CA

2008        Allure of Couture, Fashion Focus, group runway show, Chicago, IL

                  Seeds of Spring, Chicago Social, group runway show, Chicago, IL

                  Monument, The Seldoms, contemporary dance costume design, Chicago, IL

2007         Three Shades of Dark, The Seldoms, contemporary dance costume design, Chicago, IL

                  Fresh Faces in Fashion, Gen Art, juried group runway show, Chicago, IL

                  Overflow, The Seldoms, contemporary dance costume design, Chicago, IL


LECTURES & ARTIST TALKS

2020         Hoda Katebi & Abigail Glaum-Lathbury on Blue Tin Production Co-op, moderated conversation,
                  The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago IL (Upcoming)

                  One Book, One Chicago, Beyond Borders Slow Fashion, Moderated Conversation, Chicago Public Library,                             Chicago, IL (Upcoming)

                  “Fashion as Resistance,” Lecture, Columbia College, Chicago, IL (Upcoming)

                  “Fashioned Fast Symposium”, Keynote Speaker, Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
                  (Postponed due to COVID-19)

                  “Fashion, Style, and Aesthetics Research Cluster” Keynote Conference Speaker,
                  University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (Postponed due to COVID-19)

                  “Teaching Through the Moment”, Lecture, Alfred University, Alfred, New York

                  Conscious Closet Club, Arts Research Collective WORKCOAT, Online Talk

                  The Genuine Unauthorized Clothing Clone Institute, Artist talk, Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle,                       Halle, Germany

                  The Genuine Unauthorized Clothing Clone Institute, Artist talk, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

                  The Genuine Unauthorized Clothing Clone Institute, Artist talk, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2019           The Rational Dress Society Presents: JUMPSUIT, Gallery Talk, Galleri F 15, Moss, Norway

                  The Rational Dress Society Presents: JUMPSUIT, Artist Talk, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway

                  The Rational Dress Society Presents: JUMPSUIT, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

                  Philadelphia Textile Industry Walking Tour with the Rational Dress Society, Lecture with Haverford College,                         Philadelphia, PA

                  Panelist, Fashion at a Turning Point: Panel Discussion, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

                  Panelist, Fashion Revolution 2019 Panel Discussion, Chicago, IL

                  Panelist, Chicago Fair Trade Panel Discussion, Chicago, IL

                  Panelist, Chicago Economic Forum: Fast Fashion in the Age of Maximalism, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

                  The Rational Dress Society Presents: JUMPSUIT, Artist Talk, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

2018           The Genuine Unauthorized Clothing Clone Institute, Artist Talk, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago,                         Chicago, IL

                  Gallery talk with the Rational Dress Society, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

                   Presenter, “Genuine Unauthorized Clothing Clone Institute: Copyright, Trademark and Modern Sumptuary                           Law,” Fashion Colloquium, Arnhem, the Netherlands

                  “The Rational Dress Society Presents a History of Counter Fashion”, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

                  Presenter, Copyright, Trademark and Sumptuary Law Panel Discussion,

                  Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

                  Presenter, “The Rational Dress Society Presents: Counter Fashion as Critical Practice”
                  College Arts Association National Conference, Los Angeles, CA

2017           Artist Lecture, The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

                  Presenter, “Genuine Unauthorized Clothing Clone Institute (GUCCI),” Everything and Everybody as Material:                       Beyond Fashion Design Methods Conference, Boras, Sweden

2016         Visiting Artist Lecture, Loyola University, Chicago, IL

                 Visiting Artist Lecture, Columbia College Chicago, IL

                 Presenter, “Fast Fashion, The True Cost,” Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

                  Presenter, “Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption and Design,” Popular Culture Association and American                   Culture Association National Conference, Seattle, WA

                  Visiting Artist Lecture, CalArts, Valencia, CA

2015           Visiting Artist Lecture, The University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

                  Artist Lecture, Art Center, Los Angeles, CA

                  Panelist, “Activism + Apparel,” Brooklyn Fashion & Design Accelerator, Brooklyn, NY

                  Artist Lecture, Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala, Sweden

                  Artist Lecture, Gävle Konstskola, Gävle, Sweden

                  Artist Lecture, Kostfack, Stockholm, Sweden

                  Artist Lecture, The Stockholm Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden

2014           Visiting Artist Lecture, The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

                  “Flux Thursday,” Flux Factory, artist talk, Long Island City, NY

                  “Hour of Power Redux,” Machine Project, artist talk, Los Angeles, CA

2008         Invited panelist, Social Capital Markets Conference, San Francisco, CA


GRANTS, AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2020         Nominee Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award, Emerging Designer Category

2019          Rational Dress Society, Lead Artist Partner for Philadelphia Area Creative Collaboration

                  Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funded one year residency & research project, Hurford Center,
                  Haverford College, Haverford, PA

                  Bard Graduate Center, funded Residency, New York, NY

2018         Creative Economic Development Fund (CEDF) Grant, Center for Cultural Investigation (CCI)
                 Los Angeles, CA

                 Nominee USA Artists in Design

                 Evanston Art Center, Artist in Residence, Evanston, IL

2017        Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs Individual Artist Project Grant Chicago, IL

                Graduate Research Fellowship Award, The SAIC Shapiro Center, Chicago, IL

2016        Creative Economic Development Fund (CEDF) Grant, Center for Cultural Investigation (CCI)
                Los Angeles, CA

                Hyde Park Art Center, Artist Residency, April – June, Chicago, IL

2015        Persbo Studio, Artist in Residence, Månkarbo, Sweden

                IASPIS International Cultural Exchange Grant, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee,
                Stockholm, Sweden

2009       Rising Star Award, Fashion Group International, Chicago, IL

                Best Chicago Designer 2009, Chicago Reader, Chicago, IL


PUBLICATIONS AS AUTHOR

2020       “Counter-Fashion as Critical Practice,” book chapter for Fashion, Dress and Post-postmodernism,
                Bloomsbury Publishing, (forthcoming)

2019       “Counter-Fashion as Critical Practice,” journal article, Design & Culture Special Issue, Volume 11,
                Pages 345-353

2015       The Rational Dress Society Presents JUMPSUIT: a manifesto, Notes on Looking (online), October 3, 2015


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2020       Fashion Conscious, exhibition catalogue, Wignall Museum, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

2019         “One Dress: Shaping Fashion Futures through Utopian Thinking,”Burcikova, Milada, journal article, Fashion                             Practice, Volume 11, Pages 328-345,

                  The Oxford Handbook of Communist Visual Cultures, Oxford University Press

2018           Exhibitions on the Cusp, Tremaine Foundation, Chicago, IL, 2018

                   Cultural Uniform, exhibition catalogue, Art In General, Brooklyn, NY

2017           Items: Is Fashion Modern, exhibition catalogue, The Museum of Modern Art, New York


TEACHING POSITIONS

2015 - Present        Assistant Professor, Fashion Department, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2020 - Present       Faculty & Member of the Arts Research Collective, an alternative Online school

2012 – 2015             Adjunct Assistant Professor, Fashion Department, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2009 – 2012           Lecturer, Fashion Department, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago


FASHION DESIGN POSITIONS

2019 - Present         Designer of Libaerty Workwear, a line of workwear for women in the construction industries

2007 - 2018             Designer and President, Elmidae Inc.

2005 - 2010             Designer and President, Abigail Glaum-Lathbury Collection


FASHION COLLECTIONS

Designed under the label LIBAERTY:

            “LIBAERTY All - Day Collection”: full collection and range of styles of durable work wear designed specifically for                 women in the construction industry, Fall, Winter & Spring styles for 2020 production

            “LIBAERTY High-Visibility Collection”: Full collection and range of styles for durable ANSI safety compliant high-                visibility durable work wear designed specifically for women in the construction industry, Fall, Winter & Spring                   styles for 2020 production

Designed under the label Elmidae

              “No Cape, No Crusader ” Spring Summer 2014

              “Likewise, Moreover, Together” Fall/Winter 2013

              “Spectator ” Fall/Winter 2012, in collaboration with Nonnie Threads

              “Siberian Spring,” Spring/Summer 2012

              “CCCP,” Fall/Winter 2011

              “Moscow,” Spring Summer 2011

Designed under the label Abigail Glaum-Lathbury

              “Edison,” Fall/Winter 2010

              “Invention and the Obsolete,” Spring Summer 2010

              “Abyss,” Fall/Winter 2009

              “Araucana,” Spring/Summer 2009

              “Medulla Oblongata,” Fall/Winter 2008

              “Morphology,” Spring/Summer 2008


FASHION EXHIBITIONS & SHOWROOMS

2009       Designers & Agents, juried market, September, New York, NY

                Designers & Agents, juried market, February, New York, NY

2008       Designers & Agents, juried market, October, Los Angeles, CA

                Designers & Agents, juried market, September, New York, NY

2007       Tallulah Showroom, showroom representat ion, January, New York, NY

                The Train, juried market, February, New York, NY


PRESS

2020       “Forever 21’s new owners face a slowdown in fast fashion,” Retail Dive, February 25

                “Ethical Fashion? These Women Offer a New Pattern” Christian Science Monitor, January 8

2019         “How We Fell In Love with the Jumpsuit” BBC (online), November 6th

                  Episode 59: Liberation, Featured Guest, Opposable Thumbs Podcast, June 7

                  Episode 1 The Rational Dress Societ y: Constructing Clothing, The New Constructivist Podcast, May 14

                  “Design 50: Who Shapes Design in Chicago 2019” New City, March Issue

2018           “New City Designed Objects Issue” Designer Spot light, New City, December Issue

                  “Melania Trump’s ‘colonial hat ’re-sparks debate: Does it matter what she wears?” Chicago Tribune Q & A,                         October 9th

                  “Can Fashion Right Its Wrongs?” Business of Fashion, Special Edition 12, Print (English and Chinese editions                         also available on-line), September 2018

                  “The Working Wardrobe” Dirty Furniture Magazine, Issue 4/6 (print & on-line) Summer 2018 issue

                  “Universal Jumpsuit Your Next Work Outfit?” CBS national news, aired August 22

                  “Counter-Fashion and Alternative Dress an Interview with the Rational Dress Society” Exhibitions on the Cusp                   (on-line), August 22

                  “Not So Tight: Adjust ing the Seams of Art + Fashion” Exhibitions on the Cusp (on-line) July 20th

                  “Fast fashion through the lens of instagram” CNN (on-line), July 24th

                  “Fast fashion furious controversy: Why retailers like Zara and H&M keep making headlines for of fensive                             clothing” The Washington Post, June 29

                  “These Designers Think Everyone Should Wear a Jumpsuit” The Drive, Canadian Broadcast Corporation                             (CBC) April 4th

                  “The Jumpsuit That Will Replace All Clothes Forever ” Paris Review (on-line), March 21st

                  “To Signify Dreams on the Sur face of the Body” Brooklyn Rail (on-line), February 7th

2017           “What if Clothes Were Made to Fit Bodies,” Racked, September 19th

                  “Rational Fashion,” Chicago Reader, September 14th

                  “Fighting Unfair Labor Practices with Recycled Style,” American Craft Council, July 27th

                  “Zipping Your Own Dress Shouldn’t Be a Problem,” Racked, June 22nd

                  “Don’t want your Ivanka Trump clothes? One art collective has a solution (and revolution) for that,” Best of                         New Orleans (on-line), June 13th

                  “This Brand Is Shredding Ivanka Trump Clothing And Turning It Into Fashion With A Cause,” Nylon Magazine                         (on-line), May 31st

                  “Ivanka Trump’s Unwanted Clothes Are Being Recycled For A Very Good Cause,” Forward (on-line), May 10th

                  “Ivanka Trump’s clothing is being rounded up and turned into something she’d never wear,” Revelist, May 9th

                  “Is Recycled Ivanka Trump Clothing the New Uniform of the Resistance?,” Flare, May 5th

                  “Discarded Ivanka Trump Clothing Is Getting Recycled for a Good Cause,” Brit+Co, May 5th

                  “2 Women Are Turning Old Ivanka Trump Clothes Into Something You Can Feel Good About,”
                  The Huffington Post, May 5th

                  “How to Turn Your Ivanka Trump Clothing Into Something Pretty,” The Cut (on-line), May 4th

                  “This Group Is Recycling Ivanka Trump Clothing Into Millennial Pink Jumpsuits,” Refinery 29, May 4th

                  “Here’s One Way to Get Rid of That Unwanted Ivanka Trump Clothing,” Racked, May 4th

                  “Envisioning an Art Museum on the Moon,” Hyperallergic, February 24th

2016           “Radically Uniform,” American Craft Council, August/September Print Issue

                    “Moins C’est Mieux, Vous Alles Adorer Qu’on Vous Met te Des Limites,” Stylist France, Cover Story, July 6

                    “The Sales Pitch to Buy Less,” Racked, June 30

                    “Interview With the Rational Dress Society,” Viralnet (on-line), June 29

                    “The Rational Dress Society Wants You to Wear a JUMPSUIT,” Flaunt Magazine, June 22

                    “Are jumpsuits the future?,” RN Drive, Australian Broadcast Corporation, June 14

                    “Tired of the tyranny of fashion? Wear a jumpsuit every day,” The Guardian (on-line), June 2

                    “Jumping in,” Surface Magazine, The Fashion Issue, March

2015             “Fast Fashion Shopping: It’s cute, it’s cheap: but should you really buy it?,” Chicago Tribune, November 26

                    “Want to Make the Best Festering Wounds For Halloween? Go to Echo Park,” LA Weekly, October 15

                    “The Rational Dress Society,” Fallopian Utopia, KCHUNG Radio, October 9

                    “JUMPSUIT: The Ungendered Monogarment to Replace All Clothing,” The Dotted Line (on-line), May 27

                    “New York Today,” The New York Times City Room (on-line), February 19

                    “SAIC Alum and Faculty Member’s Fashion Garment Project Gathers Interest,” SAIC News (on-line), March 16

                    “The Next Counter-Fashion Revolut ion will be in JUMPSUITS,” The Columbia Journalist (on-line), February 26

                    “Rational Dress Societ y’s JUMPSUIT Jumps Up New Kickstar ter Campaign,” The Columbia Chronicle
                    (on-line), February 23

                    “Meet Joe,” Interview for Brazilian channel Meet Joe, Chicago/Sao Paulo, Brazil

2013            “Dream Catcher,” Fashion Editorial Chicago Magazine, February Issue

2011              “18 Russian- Inspired Fall/Winter Looks From A Savvy Local Designer,” Refinery29 (on-line), October 17

2010             “Sculpture Classics,” The Washington Post Express, April 16

                      “Shape Shifter,” Fashion Washington Magazine, The Washington Post, Fall 2010

                      “Role Play,” Today’s Chicago Woman, March Issue

2009             “Chicago’s Fashion Focus Crafts New Look,” Women’s Wear Daily (on-line)

                      “Bold Basics,” Chicago Magazine, March Issue

                      “Best Of Chicago,” The Chicago Reader, March 26

2008             “The Radar Fashion,” CS Magazine, Januar y Issue

                      “The Fun Side Of Fashion,” The Chicago Journal, October 8

                      “Design on a Dali,” Chicago Magazine, October Issue

                      “City of Bold Shoulders,” The Chicago Tribune, September 28

                      “Second City Style,” Venus Magazine, September Issue

                      “Abigail Glaum-Lathbury Structured Beauty,” Magnifeco (on-line), June 23


VOLUNTEER WORK & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

2020 - Present

            Volunteer consultant for Tad More Tailoring, an immigrant and refugee run production and alteration company

            Invited advisory board reviewer for the for thcoming book Butts, the Book, by Heather Radke

2019 - Present

            Regular volunteer design and product ion consultant for Blue Tin Production, an apparel manufacturing workers               co-op run by immigrant & refugee women.

            Reimagining al ternat ives to sweatshops & building community in Chicago

2019     Invited external evaluator for the Fashion Design Department at Massachusetts College of Art and Design                         (MassArt)