name : terence byas


mobile : 773.331.4735


instagram: @dredske88

address: 7305 S. Kedzie. Chicago, IL 60629














Solo Exhibitions


2017                                                                       BebopFutureFunk. Standing Passengers, Chicago


2015                                                                       Fashion Fuck. UFAT Gallery, Chicago


2014                                                                       Blinded with Science. Nych Art Gallery, Chicago


2007                                                                       Dred88, Artistic Jeanius Gallery/ Boutique, Chicago


2004                                                                       Scatterheartbeatbox, Marwen Alumni Gallery, Chicago


Group Exhibitions


2018                                                                       Slaps!-A National Sticker Art Exhibit. Casa Calle 20, Chicago


Familiar Faces II: Characters-Mashups-Bootlegs. Galerie F, Chicago


Urbs in Horto. Galerie F, Chicago


Chicago Graffiti: Black Heritage Edition. Campus, Chicago


Restless II, Galerie F, Chicago


2017                                                                       You Are Beautiful, Galerie F, Chicago


BlackBook Sessions, Elephant Room Gallery, Chicago


Heroes & Villains, Bourbon on Division, Chicago


                                                                                Eastern Sentral & Pacific, Bader Gallery/Baderbrau, Chicago


                                                                                Restless, Galerie F, Chicago


                                                                                Voodoo Hoodoo, Bader Gallery/Baderbrau, Chicago


2016                                                                       Civil Disobedience, Tim Faulkner Gallery, Louisville


                                                                                Once UpOn a Wall, 15th & West Gallery, Chicago


2015                                                                       The Art of Blackness, Harrington College, Chicago


2014                                                                       Married to the Game, Silo Art Space, Chicago


2012                                                                       2nd Floor Collective, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago


2011                                                                       Polymetric, Murphy Hill Gallery, Chicago


2010                                                                       The Night 54B Stole Christmas, 54B Gallery, Chicago


2009                                                                       Rock the Future, OhNo Doom Gallery, Chicago


                                                                                White Label Presents: Freeform Sessions, River East Art Center, Chicago


2006                                                                       Around the Coyote Annual Fall Art Exhibition, Chicago


                                                                                Subculture Arts, Translucent Chocolates Gallery, Chicago – (two person exhibition)


                                                                                Marwen Alumni Exhibition, Around the Coyote, Chicago


2005                                                                       Digital Aerosol vol. 2, Dept of Cultural Affairs Gallery @ State and Lake, Chicago (guest artist)


2004                                                                       RK design exhibition, The Hot House, Chicago


                                                                                Digital Aerosol, Dirty Names Galley, Chicago


2001                                                                       Emerging Artists, Marwen Alumni Gallery, Chicago




Select Commissions


2017                                                                       C.C.’s Art Garage & Gallery, Exhibition space: Wall mural


2014                                                                       K-the-I???/Optimus GFN, Recording artists: 7in. cover         designs and illustrations.


                                                                                Veronica Bryant/Naturally Inclined, Hair care advocacy: Logo design and illustration.


2013                                                                       Anthony Weiss, Musician: Album cover design and illustration.


2011-2013                                                             Mark Ingraham/Ingy Design/Triggr, Graphic Design Internship: Logo Design, web page design, print design & layout.                            


2010                                                                       The Good Life Organization, Community organization: Illustrations for hip hop curriculum handbook.



2004                                                                       Marwen, Arts Organization: Illustration for Marwen recruitment poster.


2004                                                                       Praxis Magazine, Deftones cover illustration and artist feature.


2003                                                                       J. Walter Thompson-Chicago Office, Advertising: Murals and illustrations for Passion awards/event.


2002                                                                       Street Level Youth Media, Community arts organization: Illustrations for the Rok Da Block event poster.


2002                                                                       Biz 3 Publicity, illustration for SXSW promo.


2001                                                                       Marwen, illustration for Career Day flyer.



Select Public Art Projects


2017                                                                       Up Art Studio/ Art Basel Miami, Public Art; Co-Lead Artist on New World Water, RK design & Big Walls Big Dreams mural project (20x100ft. spray-paint and latex on exterior wall), Miami,FL


Wabash Arts Corridor/ Columba College, Public Art; Assistant artist on I Am Love mural by Contemporary Artist Shinique Smith for W.A.C. (60x80ft. spray-paint and latex on exterior wall), Chicago, IL


Southeast Side Chamber of Commerce/ Xcite, Public Art; Lead Artist on Space Odyssey mural, Envision/ Lewandowski Family Center mural project (20x120ft. spray-paint and latex on exterior wall), Chicago, IL


2015                                                                       Chicago Park District w/ various artists, Public art; RK design collaborative mural, Humboldt Park/ Bloomingdale Trail/ 606 project (20x12ft. spray-paint on exterior wall), Chicago, IL


2008                                                                       Chicago Public Art Group w/ Metra, Public art: Assistant artist on Instinctive Movements, Hyde Park/ Kenwood Mural project (11x300ft. spray-paint and acrylic on viaduct), Chicago, IL.


2007                                                                       P.S. 55 Benjamin Franklin School, Public art: Assistant artist on The World is Yours mural (15x70ft. spray-paint on ball court wall), Bronx, NYC


2003                                                                       Hyatt w/ Marwen, Assistant artist on Hyatt Mural project, (36x250ft. acrylic on panels).





2012 & 2013                                                         illustrations, Raw Fury magazine


2004                                                                       “About the artist”, Praxis Magazine


2002                                                                       “A mural for hope and healing. “, Chicago Tribune


2002                                                                       “Painting for peace.”, Streetwise


Teaching and Lecturing


Summer 2015 – 2017                                          Co-lead artist/instructor for “O’Hare Mural Project” Gallery 37/ After School Matters class, Millennium Park, Chicago, IL


Fall 2006                                                               Co-lead artist/instructor for “Art of Skateboarding” Gallery 37/ After School Matters class, Sullivan High School, Chicago, IL


Summer 2006                                                      Instructor for Manga/comic book art class at Northwestern Memorial Hospital Day Camp, Chicago, IL


Fall 2005                                                                Assistant artist/instructor for “Street Art Mural” Gallery 37/After School Matters class, Robeson High School, Chicago, IL



Live Painting


2017                                                                       Sauced Night Market, House of Vans


2016                                                                       Artist Alley, North Coast Music Festival


Framing/Art Handling


2013 – 2017                                                           Custom Framer at Picture Us Galleries, Chicago, IL 


2000 – 2011                                                          Annual installation and dismantling for June Kelly Gallery (NY) at Art Chicago event


2010 – 2013                                                          Framing and Hanging artwork from private collection, Harold Washington College, Chicago, IL




1996-2000                                                            Whitney M Young Magnet H.S. Chicago, IL





2001 – Present                                                     Member of RK design artist collective.