American, born 1965

Lives and works in Chicago


Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions

CASSTL, Antwerp, 2019

"Geiger/Welsh," DOCUMENT, Chicago, 2015

"The Millennium," P.P.O.W., NYC, 1998

"The Millennium," Chicago Project Room, Chicago, 1998

"Pure Moods," Chicago Project Room, Chicago, 1997


Group Exhibitions
"eXpanded: Chicago," Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL, 2017

"Dialogue Chicago: 12," Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL, 2016

"Parallel Vienna," Alte Post Dominikanerbastei, Vienna, 2015

"Soft Architecture: Christoph Meier, Nicola Pecoraro, Marcus Geiger, Margaret Welsh, and Molly Zuckerman-Hartung," Galerie Charim Project Space, Vienna, 2015

"The Likeness of Being: Contemporary Self Portraits by Sixty Women Artists," DC Moore Gallery, NYC, 2000

"Synaesthesia: Encounters with the Senses," Wriston Art Center, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, 2000

"Liste 99, The Young Art Fair in Basel," Basel, Switzerland, 1999

"Wall Work," White Columns, NYC, 1998

"Sculpture in Chicago: The Next Generation," Gallery 400, Chicago, IL, 1998

"No-Budget Films," 57 Hope, Brooklyn, NY, 1998

"The Harry Carey Show," Diverse Works, Houston, TX, 1998

"Installation View," EXPO Chicago, IL, 1997

"Renee Dryg/Rebecca Morris/Margaret Welsh," Ten In One Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1995

"12th Benefit Art Auction and Exhibition," Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, 1995

"Ben-Zeev, Hall, Norton, Welsh," NAME Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1995



Kate Sierzputowski, "Review: Geiger/Welsh," Newcity Art, 17 February 2015

Robin Dluzen, "Marcus Geiger and Margaret Welsh," Visual Art, February 2015

Grace Glueck, "The Likeness of Being," The New York Times, 21 January 2000

Carol Diehl, "The Likeness of Being," Art News, April 2000

Rachel Youens, "The Likeness of Being," NY Arts Magazine, January 2000

Robin Cembalest, "The Woman in the Mirror," Elle Magazine, January 2000

Jane Harris, "Margaret Welsh at P.P.O.W.," Art in America, March 1999, page 116

Walter Robinson, "New Art in Basel," Artnet, 21 July 1999

John Peter Nilsson, "People Get Real," Siksi: The Nordic Art Review, Autumn/Winter 1998, pages 10–11

Roberta Smith, "Wall Work," The New York Times, 12 June 1998, page B33 

Karl Erickson, "Margaret Welsh: Chicago Project Room," Flash Art, March–April 1998, page 115

James Yood, "Margaret Welsh: Chicago Project Room," Artforum, January 1998, pages 105-06

Fred Camper, "Unknown Pleasures: Margaret Welsh at CPR," Chicago Reader, 24 October 1998

Michael Muster, "Ben-Zeev, Hall, Norton, Welsh: NAME Gallery," New Art Examiner, February 1995, page 40



MFA, Studio Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1994

BA, English Literature, Northwestern University, 1987