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Catherine Edelman Gallery : “Photography & _____.”


Catherine Edelman Gallery presents the first artist collaborative exhibition in its 32+ history, “Photography & _____.”

Most art making is a solitary process, void of outside voices, as a blank piece of paper or canvas is transformed into a work of art. But there has always been a rich history of art collectives: a group of artists who collaborate to create work. In the spirit of these collectives, Catherine Edelman Gallery presents “Photography & _____,” an exhibition that brings together photographers and other creatives to create one-of-a-kind pieces. CEG invited artists familiar to the gallery, including painters, writers and photographers, and asked each participant to reach out to a fellow artist to create a collaborative piece. There were no limitations placed on the work, except that photography must be incorporated into each piece.

The concept for “Photography & _____” started late last year, before anyone had heard of Covid-19. It now seems prophetic that after being closed for ten weeks, our first exhibition post stay-at-home is about collaboration. With everyone isolated at home, most of the participating artists relied on Zoom, Skype, and phone calls to create works of art. We are thrilled with the results, and thank the 30+ artists who are part of the exhibition, including:

Alanna Airitam, photographer / Wayne Martin Belger, photographer

Susan Aurinko, photographer / Misha Goro, painter, printmaker

Tami Bahat, photographer / Malka Nedivi, mixed media artist

Clarissa Bonet, photographer / Natalie Krick, artist

Kate Breakey, photographer / Michele Miller, poet

Keith Carter, photographer / Cathy Spence, photographer

Matt Eich, photographer / Doug Van Gundy, poet

Stephen Eichhorn, multidisciplinary artist / Elaine C. Miller, multidisciplinary artist

Dan Estabrook, photographer / Nathan Carter, sculptor, artist

Terry Evans, photographer / Aimee Beaubien, installation artist

Jed Fielding, photographer / Elizabeth McGowan, artist

Doug Fogelson, photographer / Monika Müller, artist

Michael Kenna, photographer / Maki Ishiwata, washi fiber artist

Michael Kenna, photographer / Ellen O’Connell, photographer

Michael Koerner, photographer / Jae Green, poet and performer

Laurie Lambrecht, artist / Brad Temkin, photographer

Jin Lee, photographer / Melissa Oresky, painter

Jin Lee, photographer / Calvin Forbes, writer

Ysabel LeMay, photographer / Barbara FG, photographer

Sandro Miller, photographer / Patricia Smith, poet

Arno Rafael Minkkinen, photographer / Chehalis Deane Hegner, multidisciplinary artist

Andrea Modica, photographer / Alice Lichtenstein, writer

Carlos Javier Ortiz, photographer / Michael Genovese, visual artist

Shana ParkeHarrison, photographer / Carl Landa, soundscapes

Robert ParkeHarrison, photographer / John Galt, sculptor

Colleen Plumb, photographer, installation artist / Katherine Kassouf Cummings, writer

David Schalliol, photographer / Amanda Williams, photographer

Fred Stonehouse, painter / Anonymous, photographer

Sonja Thomsen, artist / Linda Connor, photographer

Sonja Thomsen, artist / Thom Bridge, artist

Ron van Dongen, photographer / Douglas Wurster, carpenter and landscape architect

Alex Webb, photographer / Rebecca Norris Webb, photographer

Jeffrey Wolin, photographer / Jennifer Greenburg, photographer


Catherine Edelman Gallery : “Photography & _____.”

Until September 4th, 2020

Catherine Edelman Gallery
1637 W. Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

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