My public writing installation of “The Day The Colors Left” for the early readers section of the Drake Community Library.
Can’t be a starving artist in Iowa with rent this low!
Thumb your nose at your desperate New York friends or call out the regionalist double standard in the art world with new vinyl stickers now for sale on my Etsy site.
More Midwest states coming soon!
"Love Shack." Molly Rideout, May 2014
Walls made from 900 romance novels and 3,000 nails with no other supports. Wooden roof tiled with romance novel covers. Premiered at Grin City Collective’s pop-up gallery show in Brooklyn, Iowa.
It’s a freaking child magnet.
Grin City Collective Artist Residency
One Night Gallery Show
An exhibition of work by ten national artists, writers & performers.
Drop in from
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Michael J. Manatt Community Center
105 Jackson Street
Join Grin City Collective’s visiting artists-in-residence for a one night art event showcasing their work made during their stay in Iowa.
Appetizers provided. Drinks for sale.
Artists: Sally Chicken (Moree, Australia) • Sarah Coote (Wayne, PA) • Anna Ford (Eastland, TX) • Alexander Hanson (Iowa City, IA) • Joe Lacina (Grinnell, IA) • Jordan Morley (Brooklyn, NY) • Hayden Richer (Detroit, MI) • Molly Rideout (Grinnell, IA) • Lisi Stoessel (Baltimore, MD) • Anthony Zappa (Maplewood, MN)
Join us for our Brooklyn debut!
A big thank you to writer Kevin Haworth for this beautiful, hand-bound edition of his essay collection “Famous Drownings in Literary History.” It’s the second book I have ever been acknowledged in. What a surprise!
The second of a trial vinyl installation on the exterior window of Grin City Collective’s tofu factory. The paragraph I wrote this winter. Lessons learned: it’s worth the extra money and wasted vinyl to print the paragraph with the dimensions and line breaks you want. Otherwise it takes three hours to install crooked.
A trial vinyl installation for a new series I’m working on. Getting back in the swing of vinyl work on the window of the Grin City Collective factory.
Driftwood Press Issue 2 was just released with the full 36-card story I wrote back in 2010. Check out “DUE DATE" by clicking the link and read it for free by clicking the issue cover. Or pre-order a hardcopy to be delivered to you next month!
I have 35 women to thank for lending me their handwriting for DUE DATE. I’m grateful to all of you for your help and support.
Only one more week until the deadline for the summer Culture Lab. Join us for 2-6 weeks of collaboration and see your projects at the UofI Children’s Hospital, the Science Center of Iowa, and the Des Moines Social Club.
Two weeks left to apply for Grin City’s summer Culture Lab!
Artist Residency + maker space + educational experiment + art + design + science
July 21 - Aug 31, 2014 (apply for 2-6 weeks)
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