Making Yourself at Home – Laura Shaeffer

Making Yourself at Home – Laura Shaeffer

Over the past ten plus years, Laura Shaeffer has been the entrepreneur and custodian behind a number of projects housed within a handful of unconventional— and often under utilized— spaces on the Southside of Chicago, including Home Gallery, The Op Shop and...
Nomadic Studio: An Exhibition’s Nine Lives

Nomadic Studio: An Exhibition’s Nine Lives

I was recently invited to contribute an essay to a forthcoming publication on The Stockyard Institute’s (SI) 2010 exhibition “Nomadic Studio.” It was a treat to look back and think through their amazing show and its constellation of programming and...
Top 5 Weekend Picks (4/13-4/15)

Top 5 Weekend Picks (4/13-4/15)

1. It’s Getting Hot in Here at Chicago Artists’ Coalition Work by Sarah and Joseph Belknap. Chicago Artists’ Coalition is located at 217 N. Carpenter St. Reception Friday, 6-9pm. 2. With Other People, With Other Sons at Heaven Gallery Work by Ryan...