EDUCATION
              2013 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

                        MFA
            2009 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

                        BFA Photography


EXHIBITIONS

           2013 The Participants, Denny Gallery, New York, NY

           2013 trying to look cute b/c the abyss, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL

           2013 MFA Show, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

            2013 Looks Like Torture, HERE, New York, NY

            2012 All You Can Eat, Defibrillator, Chicago, IL

            2012 Six Incapable Arms, Defibrillator, Chicago, IL

            2012 For the / her / a screen, Nightingale, Chicago, IL

            2012 The Great Refusal: Taking on New Queer Aesthetics, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

            2012 Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show, Bloomington, IN

            2011 Molly Landreth, Aiden Simon, and Elisha Lim, William Way, Philadelphia, PA

            2011 Altered States, FOLEYgallery, New York, NY
            2010 Undressing the Feminine, Mindy Solomon Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL

            2010 Commencement, Main Gallery, Baltimore, MD
            2010 Select Gender, Farmani Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
            2010 Transmasculinities, Red Gallery, Melbourne, AU
            2009 Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Decker Gallery, Baltimore, MD

                        Merit Award
            2009 Member, Whitman Walker Clinic, Washington DC
            2009 Member, Center Arts, Washington DC
            2009 Member, Wilgus Gallery, Baltimore, MD
            2009 Exchange, Loyola College, Baltimore, MD
            2008 Identity Exhibition, Brown Center, Baltimore, MD
            2008 WIPE, Main Gallery, Baltimore, MD
            2008 Artist’s Book Exhibit, Decker Library, Baltimore, MD
            2008 Artist’s Book Exhibit, Main Gallery, Baltimore, MD
            2006 Plastic Princess: Barbie as Art, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT


PRESS

            2012 Hyperallergic, Artists Point the Way to a New Queer Aesthetic, by Alicia Eler

            2011 Hyperallergic, Your Guide to This Weekend’s Bushwick Open Studios: Our Studio Picks, by Kyle Chayka
            2010 The New Yorker, Goings On About Town, Art: “Summer Staged”, by Vince Aletti
           
2009 Metro Weekly, The Naked Truth: J. Aiden Simon’s Transgender Journey to Manhood and Happiness, by Yusef Najafi
           
2009 The New Gay, J. Aiden Simon: The New Gay Interview, by Adam Roker