Artist Bio

Lara Ditkoff is largely concerned with exploring the magickal principles of desire and intent. Her work serves as a synthesis of her research of occult and esoteric traditions, her chaos magick practice, and her Jewish identity.


2014: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA
2013: Burren College of Art | Ballyvaughan, County Clare, Ireland, Studio Residency
2009: Yale University, Summer Session


January 2015-Present: Gallery Assistant, Rita Bucheit, Ltd.
May-November 2014: OSCI Assistant, The Art Institute of Chicago
January-May 2014: Publications Intern, The Art Institute of Chicago
Summer 2010-2011: School Office and Teaching Assistant, Silvermine Arts Center
2010: Spring Intern, Silvermine Arts Center


2015: Group Show at Studio Lab
The Flat Iron Arts Building | Joe Wallace, Curator

2015: Lara Ditkoff at the Occult Bookstore
The Occult Bookstore, Chicago, Illinois

2013: Kindle the Lights
The Livingroom | Chaya Brick, Curator

2007: Life Lessons: The Model as Muse
Carriage Barn Arts Center | New Canaan Society for the Arts | Cecilia Barnett, Curator


2011: Liz Lerman’s The Matter of Origins
Volunteer Performer/Dancer | Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago


2010: The Charles A. Dana Foundation Scholarship Award, The Connecticut Association of Schools Outstanding Arts Award

2009: The Weston Commission for the Arts: Excellence Award For Outstanding Achievement in the Visual or Performing Arts


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