ArtSlant - Alternative spaces en-us 40 Chicago Corporate Photography & Video, 845 W Washington Blvd. , 4th Floor, Chicago 60607 Wed, 13 Aug 2014 06:27:05 +0000 Lloyd Dobler Gallery, 1545 W. Division, Chicago, IL 60642 <div class="about"><br /> <p style="text-align: center;"><img src="" /></p> <strong>Lloyd Dobler Gallery is an apartment space run by Patricia Courson and Rachel Adams. Both graduates of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Trish and Rachel met in April 2006 and founded Lloyd Dobler. Focusing mostly on emerging artists, they are interested in showcasing work that is relevant to present contemporary art. Both Trish and Rachel are constantly seeking out artists and collectives whose practice is intended to interact with the community in which it resides and create a dialogue between the work, the artist, and the viewers.</strong></div> Sun, 05 Oct 2014 16:19:42 +0000 MDW Fair, Geolofts, 3636 S Iron Street, Chicago 60609 <p>Formed in spring 2011 as a collaborative project between the Public Media Institute, Roots &amp; Culture and threewalls. The MDW Fair was conceived as a showcase for independent art initiatives, spaces, galleries and artist groups from the Chicago metropolitan area. The initial fair, which took place April 23 &amp; 24th of 2011, drew large crowds and press from ArtSlant, The Chicago Tribune, Bad at Sports and more as Chicagoans gathered for a special focus on the visual arts in their county.</p> Sun, 05 Oct 2014 16:18:10 +0000 PEREGRINEPROGRAM, 3311 W Carroll Ave. #119, Chicago, IL 60624 Sun, 05 Oct 2014 16:19:03 +0000 Pop-Up Art Loop, 202 S State ST, Chicago, IL 60604 <p>Pop-Up Art Loop™ transforms empty storefronts in the Loop into a moveable feast of public art galleries, exhibits and studios. A new initiative of Chicago Loop Alliance, Pop-Up Art Loop™ creates partnerships between artists and property owners, creating temporary gallery space at no cost to the artist in prime Loop locations. Enjoy photography, sculpture, 2D art, video and new media, installations and more.</p> Sun, 15 Jun 2014 15:41:19 +0000 Roots & Culture, 1034 N. Milwaukee , Chicago, IL 60622 <p class="style11" style="text-align: justify;">Roots &amp; Culture Contemporary Art Center is dedicated to nurturing interconnectedness within the contemporary art world by serving as a meeting place for both local and international arts communities. Showcasing works by emerging artists, the art space offers a nurturing and often pivotal moment in the careers of young artists to develop inventive practices. As a public space it hosts a range of artist-directed events that include exhibitions in the full spectrum of art media as well as community discussions, lectures, and social events. As such a theatre of possibilities, Roots &amp; Culture strives to energize the city of Chicago&rsquo;s profile as a destination of vigorous and significant artistic discourse</p> <p class="style11" style="text-align: justify;">Roots &amp; Culture Contemporary Art Center is a multi-disciplinary arts organization which aims to provide a welcoming and supportive social space within the Chicago art community. Roots &amp; Culture offers opportunity to emerging artists by means of dynamic and concurrent programming. By linking artists of different media and backgrounds, the goal is to harmoniously connect the local arts community to the international dialogue of contemporary art. Roots &amp; Culture not only offers exhibition opportunities, but also allows artists to direct and curate programming, which simultaneously interacts with and shapes the community where it resides. Roots &amp; Culture is going to change and develop the ways in which art is experienced and exhibited through progressive and innovative practices.</p> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:40:11 +0000 The Hills Estethic Center, 128 North Campbell, Unit G, (At Western and Lake Intersection), Chicago, IL 60622 <p style="text-align: justify;">The Hills Esthetic Center is both a conventional and organic exhibition space located within a complex of artist&rsquo;s studios and audio recording facilities on Chicago&rsquo;s west side. Focusing on emerging artists and local arts initiatives, the space aims to promote a breadth of cultural production and invention in the service of independent artistic expression. We value a relaxed artist-controlled environment with the potential for the interaction of critical and social dialogues. The Hills is directed by Ron Ewert, Michael Kloss, and Leo Kaplan.</p> Sun, 26 Jul 2015 16:26:36 +0000 Weinberg/Newton Gallery, 300 West Superior Street, Suite 203, Chicago , IL 60654 <p>Weinberg/Newton Gallery is an exhibition space with a mission to educate and inform&nbsp;the public on social justice issues. Through artwork and programming the gallery provides&nbsp;an engaging environment for discourse on critical contemporary issues facing our Chicago community and beyond.&nbsp;Connecting artists with social justice organizations, Weinberg/Newton Gallery works&nbsp;to&nbsp;drive&nbsp;change&nbsp;and cultivate a culture of consciousness.</p> Sat, 15 Oct 2016 19:43:44 +0000