Current Exhibitions

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New Business: 2016 Center Program Final Exhibition

The Center Program is a six-month intensive program led by Director of Education Mike Nourse, designed for a group of artists who are charged to create new works while connecting with a peers, and presenting progress to visiting professionals. This year's program culminates with "New Business," curated by Dan Devening, and includes work by Alejandro Acierto, Kayla Anderson, Miguel Aguilar, Jeffrey Austin, James Britt, John Browe, Marian Carow, Mel Cook, Marcelo Eli, Brent Fogt, Deirdre Fox, Victoria Fuller, Azadeh Gholizadeh, Stephanie Graham, Yvette Kaiser Smith, Kelly Lloyd, Stacza Lipinski, Fidencio Martinez, Randall Miller, Injung Oh, Suzanne Torres, Melissa Weber, and Gwendolyn Zabicki

Upcoming Exhibitions

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Institutional Garbage

An online exhibition that presents the administrative residue of imaginary public institutions produced by artists, writers, and curators.

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Ground Floor

Ground Floor is an ongoing biennial project that brings together work by Chicago’s most promising emerging talent, offering a single destination to see work by diverse artists that deserve to be supported.

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This  group exhibition presents the work of Dublin-based and Chicago-based artists engaging with key issues that reflect the complexity of urban planning and importance of public space in the 21st Century.

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Mary King: War Stories

Recent paintings and works on paper based on borrowed personal narratives from people involved in past and current world conflicts.

Jan Tichy: Installation no. 21

Jan Tichy creates a site-specific digital mural Installation no. 21 for the Jackman Goldwasser Catwalk Facade Gallery. The formal black and white projection animates the architecture of the facade and calls attention to it as a permeable portal shared by the public and the institution.

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Not Just Another Pretty Face

The sixth installment of an ongoing successful Art Center program encouraging new and diverse public to think of themselves as patrons or leaders of contemporary art. The exhibition presents over 50 new works by artists with possible participants such as Candida Alvarez, Juan Angel Chavez, Terry Evans, Tony Tassett, and many more.

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The Presidential Library

The Presidential Library Project is the Obama Presidential Library designed and populated by artists.The Presidential Library Project is the Obama Presidential Center designed and populated by artists. The Presidential Library Project will present visual and performance art and discussions that will lay a participatory, decentralized, speculative, and multi-narrative foundation for the future Obama Presidential Center.

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Corinna Button

The relationship between printmaking and ceramic processes is the focus of this solo exhibition highlighting new work in both media by longtime artist Corinna Button.


Transhuman is a group exhibition curated by founder and director of Sector 4337 and Green Lantern Press, Caroline Picard.