SELECTED PRESS

Interview upon receiving the Maker Grant
Local Artists Featured at EXPO Chicago.  Frank Mercurio, Chicago Gallery News. September 19, 2014
John Preus: In The Belly of the Beast. Lori Waxman for the Chicago Tribune, June 26, 2014
A Community Space in the Belly of the Beast-Interview with John Preus for Artslant, with Thea Liberty Nichols
Into the Belly of John Preus’s Beast, Aimee Levitt for the Chicago Reader
hyde-park-art-center-will-expand-with-new-wing-for-more-artists. Cholke, Sam.  DNA INFO April 2014
Portrait of the Artist: John Preus. Shreya Ashok Sethi. New City. April 2014
You Should Know Chicago Artist, John Preus.  Foumberg, Jason. Chicago Magazine. April 2014
The Beast/75 Years of the Hyde Park Art Center. Litoff, Nina. The Seen, April 2014
Kickstarter Aids Chicago Hyde Park Art Center’s Anniversary Show/The Beast. Dluzen, Robin.  ARTNET. April 10 2014.
ARTBEAT-WTTW on the Beast
Hyde Park Art Center Expands, Takes Local Art By The Horns. Spector, Sammie. Chicago Maroon. April 29. 2014
http://sixtyinchesfromcenter.org/archive/?p=21921
John Preus’s Slow Sound: Ballads from a Bedpost. Margasak, Peter. Musicworks Magazine. Winter. 2013-2014
Slow Sound. Thea Liberty Nichols. exhibition text. Experimental Sounds Studio, October 2013
Artist carves new life into old CPS (Chicago Public School) Furniture. Dawn Trice.  Chicago Tribune
Featured Artist, October 2012 for Chicago Artists Month
EXPO Chicago Streamlined and Sellier Than Ever. Hartigan, Phillip, Hypoallergic, sept. 24, 2013
A Room With a Brew: A Cozy Art-Gallery-Slash-Pub Finds a Home in a New Community Art Center. Claudine Ise, for Chicago Magazine
the Architects Newspaper. review: Urban Guerillas. Bentley, Chris. 8.14.2013
Salvage Operation: John Preus’s Proustian Art is a Recycling of Things Past. Elly Fishman, from the Chicago Reader Fall Arts Preview
Book Points, Furniture Joints; John Preus and the World as Text. Dan Wang. for the exhibition catalog for, The World as Text.  Dan’s blog
Southside Hub of Production: An Open Invitation for Creative Community.  Alexandra Kadlec for Chicago Art Magazine
Art Break: SHoP Open, Bert Stabler for New City
Shop Opens in Hyde Park.   Lauren Weinberg for Timeout Chicago
On Saturday, we SHoP, Melissa Conway for RedEye
Imaginary Monuments for Chicago; an artists’ project, Jason Foumberg, New City, September, 7
“The World as Text” at the Center for Book and Paper Arts, Candice Weber for Timeout Chicago
The World as Text, Critics Pick, Claudine Ise, Artforum, July 29, 2011
An Alternative Summer Reading List, Lori Waxman for the Chicago Tribune
A MORE IMPERFECT MACHINE: Sara Black and John Preus invoke the demiurge in Portland, Bert Stabler for Proximity Magazine
Review: Rebuilding Mayfield, Lisa Radon, for Ultrapdx, February 2010
South Side artist breaks down walls to build neighborhood sociability, inspire conversation, Lauren Hansen, for Medill News Service May 27, 2009
Alumnus John Preus turns trash to comfort, Will Anderson, for the University of Chicago Magazine,  April 12, 2009