During the month of March, Chicago Athletic Association hotel is excited to showcase an original installation from Caroline Liu, located in our fine arts display case within the second floor lobby.
Caroline Liu is a visual artist who creates paintings that visually navigate the inner workings of her concussed mind. In 2012, a solid wood door fell several feet straight onto her head and her short term memory never fully recovered. Her work became a therapeutic practice for holding onto memories she’d otherwise forget, as well as a vehicle for self-exploration and documentation of her everyday struggles as a person with irreparable memory loss. Her current body of work focuses on her body, self, and mind with overlying themes of vulnerability and loss. Through her usage of repetitious colors and patterns, she both camouflages and exposes the many facets of her identity.