I'm alive, it's winter

Grace Makuch

January 20, 2019

I’m alive, it’s winter is a ceremony that exists simply to celebrate that despite the physical absence of the sun and its niceties we are alive, and it is winter. "All a dark patch means is a dark patch."


Grace Makuch's work focuses on millenial communication and outbursts of the heart. Through simultaneous use of humor, oversharing, and steadfast earnestness, her work conveys a generational feeling of chaos, hope, and confusion. Makuch received her Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Columbia College Chicago in 2016. She is a recent alumni of Spudnik Press' Studio Fellowship program and recipient of the Ben Seamons Memorial Scholarship at Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists' Residency. Makuch is a current resident at the Chicago Artists Coalition in their FIELD/WORK program. She has tweeted over 25,000 times.