Laurie Jo Reynolds | Embark 2015

Laurie Jo Reynolds

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Laurie Jo Reynolds

Assistant Professor of Art

Laurie Jo Reynolds is an artist, policy advocate and Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She was the organizer for Tamms Year Ten, a grassroots legislative campaign to reform, and then close, Tamms supermax prison, courageously shuttered by Governor Pat Quinn in 2013. As a Soros Justice Fellow, Reynolds researched best practices to stop sexual abuse and reduce recidivism. Reynolds is a Creative Capital grantee, a Blade of Grass Foundation Fellow, and the recipient of Creative Time’s Leonore Annenberg Prize for Art and Social Change.

Sessions

October 26, 2015
Advocate-Artist Partnerships

10:20  -  11:20