Photo Galleries: Illinois  

Chicago
1200 W. 35th Street
Chicago, Illinois - IL60609
Nestled among artist studios, the Bridgeport Art Gallery is a 3,000 sq. ft. timber loft gallery space that offers an exhibition area showcasing paintings, sculptures, photography, fabric, jewelry and woodworking from in-house and Chicago area artists. A large and diverse program of exhibitions is being planned for the coming year.
 
Chicago
300 W. Superior St.
Chicago, Illinois - IL60654
Catherine Edelman Gallery opened in 1987 quickly establishing itself as one of the leading galleries in the Midwest devoted exclusively to the art of photography. From its inception, the goal of the gallery was to exhibit prominent contemporary photographers alongside new & young talent, showcasing a broad range of subject matter and photographic techniques. Debuting with the Ballad of Sexual Dependency by Nan Goldin, CEG has shown everything from street photography (Susan Meiselas, Sebastiao Salgado, James Nachtwey) to fashion photography (Annie Leibovitz, Herb Ritts, Matthew Rolston) to traditional landscape images (Michael Kenna, Lynn Geesaman) to social-conscious work (Richard Misrach, Jeffrey Wolin, Terry Evans, Allen Ginsberg) to images created as a springboard for story-telling (Joel-Peter Witkin, Elizabeth Ernst, Dan Estabrook) etc.

Working closely with magazine editors and book publishers, Catherine Edelman Gallery co-published Written in Memory: Portraits of the Holocaust, photographs by Jeffrey Wolin, in association with Chronicle Books; Pressure, photographs by Joe Ziolkowski, in association with Pohlmann Press; What Were You Thinking, celebrating the 15 year anniversary of the gallery, in association with Paper Mirror Press; Iron Beauties, a monograph on the work of Chicago photographer Michelle Keim, published by Nazraeli Press.

Recent shows at the gallery include a major exhibition, Killer Shots: A Photographic Response to War, curated in 2003 by Catherine Edelman as a response to the war in Iraq. The show featured 34 photographers and showcased photographs from numerous conflicts starting with Vietnam and moving to the present. The exhibit traveled to Indiana University Art Gallery and San Francisco Camerawork. In 2001, Edelman curated Others Among Us: Works of the Amish, Hutterites & Mennonites, featuring work by Kristin Capp, George Tice, Larry Towell & Laura Wilson. The show debuted in Chicago and traveled to The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art in Iowa.

Other exhibitions include one person shows by Joel-Peter Witkin, Julie Blackmon, Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison and Bruce Davidson.
 
Chicago
1871 N Clybourn Avenue
Chicago, Illinois - IL60614
Chicago Art Source Gallery exhibits and sells art that grabs your attention and sustains your interest. From a diverse core of contemporary artists, works in varied media and scale walk a line between conceptual intrigue and visual beauty. The gallery's open atmosphere and knowledgable staff offer a relaxed setting where one can discover that perfect work of art. From first time buyers to seasoned collectors, art enthusiasts of all kinds are welcome to view the many works on display. Whether you're searching for a single piece to complete a room or looking to add to your existing collection, the gallery staff is available to help navigate the vast inventory of paintings, photography, sculpture and prints.
 
Chicago
300 West Superior Street, Suite 203
Chicago, Illinois - IL60654
Located in Chicago’s historic River North district, David Weinberg Photography is an artist-run space that focuses on exhibiting the work of David Weinberg, showcasing the works of emerging artists through the Coat Check project, hosting photography workshops for Chicago Public School students, and the collaborative experience of arts education at large.
 
Chicago
18 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois - IL60603
The Gage Gallery at Roosevelt University is Chicago's premier space for showcasing contemporary critical social photo-documentary (Newcity Art). The Gallery exhibits work that is consonant with the mission of the University and its ideals of social justice. It serves the academic goals of the University by hosting numerous public lectures, panel discussions, and symposia, which allow groups to learn about, and discuss, the important social issues of our time. Gallery exhibitions have explored themes including immigration, incarceration, gun violence, terrorism, mental illness, LGBTQ activism, and poverty. The Gallery serves the greater photographic community by being one of only a handful of galleries in the United States to exhibit documentary photography for the sole purpose of education.
 
Chicago
4 West Burton Place
Chicago, Illinois - IL60610
Founded in 1956, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts makes project-based grants to individuals and organizations and produces public programs to foster the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society.
 
Chicago
716 N. Wells Street
Chicago, Illinois - IL60654
Hilton Asmus Contemporary specializes in contemporary paintings, works on paper, textiles, sculpture and photography featuring Chicago-based artists, as well as internationally known artists from Asia, Europe and the Mediterranean Region such as Turkey, Greece, Italy, and the Middle East.
 
Chicago
215 W. Superior
Chicago, Illinois - IL60654
 
 
Chicago
217 West Huron Avenue
Chicago, Illinois - IL60654
 
 
Chicago
875 North Michigan Avenue Suite 2515
Chicago, Illinois - IL60611
Located in the iconic John Hancock Center in Chicago, KM Fine Arts specializes in the finest American and European artists of early modernism, postwar, and contemporary art. Areas of expertise include American modernist movements, such as the Stieglitz circle, as well as postwar movements including Abstract Expressionism, Color Field painting and contemporary art.
 
Chicago
5216 North Damen
Chicago, Illinois - IL60625
 
 
Chicago
1310 B Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois - IL60201
Perspective Group and Photography Gallery is a not-for-profit, community-oriented cooperative whose purpose is to promote fine art photography. In addition to ongoing group and featured artists exhibitions, the gallery features: a guest speaker lecture series; monthly artist talks; an annual, international, juried exhibition; and an annual juried show for Chicago-area high school students. The members of Perspective Group and Photography Gallery bring a rich blend of experience and focus to the gallery. Members’ work has been shown at galleries, colleges, libraries and in publications and juried shows across the country. The artistic styles and techniques of the members include traditional film, digital, alternative processes, mixed media, collage and encaustic art.
 
Chicago
118 North Peoria Street
Chicago, Illinois - IL60607
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, founded originally as Young Hoffman Gallery in 1976, specializes in international contemporary art in all medias, and art that is conceptually, formally, or socio-politically based. From its inception, the gallery has launched emerging artists’ careers. In the seventies, Young Hoffman Gallery was one of the first galleries to offer exhibitions to women artists including Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Jenny Holzer, and Sylvia Plimack Mangold.
 
Chicago
770 N LaSalle St Suite 401
Chicago, Illinois - IL60654
 
 
Chicago
230 W. Superior, Fourth FLoor
Chicago, Illinois - IL60654
Stephen Daiter Gallery offers fine and vintage examples of important American and European photography from the 20th century. Our areas of specialty are avant garde, experimental, documentary and photojournalism. They include the Chicago School of Design, the Bauhaus, the Photo League, and the André Kertész Estate. Our exhibitions and publications have been by turns interesting, challenging, and controversial. Our publications have stressed fine printing and original scholarship and we delight in bringing art and artists to light that have been heretofore overlooked or unknown.
 
Chicago
201 E. Ontario Street
Chicago, Illinois - IL60611
Since 1916, The Arts Club of Chicago has been a preeminent exhibitor of international art, a forum for established and emerging artists, and a celebrated venue for performers from around the world. For over 95 years, The Arts Club has opened its membership to artists and patrons of the arts, and its exhibitions to the public. At its inaugural meeting, the mission of the Club was defined as: "to encourage higher standards of art, maintain galleries for that purpose, and to promote the mutual acquaintance of art lovers and art workers."
 
Chicago
300 West Superior Street, Suite 202
Chicago, Illinois - IL60654
The Rangefinder Gallery is part of Tamarkin Camera located at 300 West Superior Street in Chicago. We are the largest Leica Camera showroom in the Midwestern United States, and one of the largest in the world. The Rangefinder Gallery is dedicated to un-retouched film and digital photographs from the legendary Leica M camera. Showcasing works from the Leica camera is a natural extension of our passion for the brand. Please visit us and have a look around - and check our upcoming shows page for our next opening reception.
 
Chicago
685 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, Illinois - IL60642
Woman Made Gallery (WMG) is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization. Its vision is to ensure the equal placement of women's art in the world. WMG welcomes the involvement of people of all gender expressions and orientations as artists and participants, members and supporters.
 
Riverside
32 E. Quincy St.
Riverside, Illinois - IL60546
Since 1993, the Riverside Arts Center (RAC) has been providing Riverside , its surrounding suburbs and the city of Chicago with exhibitions, arts classes, and special events. The RAC is located in the heart of Historic Riverside, IL. It includes the Freeark Contemporary Art Gallery and a variety of studio space, including a renowned clay studio that has a full range of electric, raku and stoneware kilns.
 
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