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Western Exhibitions

Western Exhibitions is a commercial gallery showing emerging artists who work in contemporary idioms. Begun in 2002 as a "portable gallery", director Scott Speh exercised all of the functions of an art gallery without a permanent bricks-and-mortar space. Western Exhibition moved into a three-room former factory space on Chicago's west side in 2004. The gallery focuses on staging solo shows of gallery and non-gallery artists who are given complete freedom to realize their projects. Currently, the "Front Room" houses large solo shows, the "Plus Gallery" exhibits artist projects and thematic group shows and the "Drawing Room" presents works on paper and books.

Providing representation to a core group of artists from across the continental United States and Puerto Rico, Western Exhibitions exhibits work in a wide variety of media. Gallery artists fall into two broad categories: eccentric, analytical, image-based painting and conceptually-based installation and performance practices. We privilege no one aesthetic; what our program values first and foremost are artists who approach their work with keen and passionate intel... [ Read all ]

Chicago

United States
Address:
1821 W Hubbard St Suite 202
60622
Phone: 312.307.4685
Fax: n/a
Website: www.westernexhibitions.com


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Artists Represented

Dan Attoe
Jimmy Baker
Carl Baratta
Nicholas Frank
Amy Hauber
Adriane Herman
Eric Lebofsky
John Neff
Paul Nudd
Melissa Oresky
Miller & Shellabarger
John Parot
Kristen Romansizak
Amanda Ross-Ho
Stan Shellabarger
Geoffrey Todd Smith
Ben Stone
Aaron Van Dyke
Pedro Velez
Mark Wagner



Current Exhibitions

October 13 to November 10, 2007

In the Main Gallery:


Ben Stone

In the Plus Gallery:


Katy Fischer


Forthcoming Exhibitions

November 17 to December 15, 2007
John Parot
Biological Exuberance

January 12 to February 16, 2008
Aaron Van Dyke

February 23 to March 29, 2008
Eric Lebofsky

April 5 to May 10
Mark Wagner
plus
Emily Blair

June 28 to August 2, 2008
Fansler & Wolniak

September 2008
Amanda Ross-Ho

October 2008
Stan Shellabarger



Previous Exhibitions

DUTES MILLER & STAN SHELLABARGER

Melissa Oresky

Carl Baratta & Iva Gueorguieva

AMANDA ROSS-HO
gran-abertura

John Neff
Pornographic Pantograph with Allusion to Juan Sanchez Cotan



Art Fairs

AFFAIR@the Jupiter, 2007, 2006
Aqua 2006
Milwaukee International Art Fair 2006
Art Chicago 2006, 2005


Submission Policy

no submissions


Press Links

http://www.westernexhibitions.com/press/index.html


Location And Getting There

Gallery Address:
1821 W Hubbard, Suite 202
Chicago, IL 60622

Gallery hours:
Wednesday - Saturday, noon to 6pm, and by appointment

Directions:
1821 W Hubbard is one block south of Grand Avenue, at Wood Street, between Ashland and Damen. The gallery is located in a large warehouse building, across the street from Salvage 1. We are on the second floor; please use the buzzer system for entry. The parking lot is available on Saturdays; during the week, please park on the street.

From the CTA: CTA GREEN LINE TRAIN (TO HARLEM) depart at the ASHLAND stop and it's a short walk north to Hubbard and Wood.
Bus: 65 Grand, get out at Wood and walk one block south.


Contact-Directors/Staff

Scott Speh


Opening Times

Wednesday thru Saturday, 12 to 6pm