INDEPENDENT ART ACTIVITIES
Resource List

 

CHICAGO INDEPENDENT and/or ARTIST-RUN GALLERIES
Organized by neighborhood. These spaces may have only weekend hours. Call ahead

WICKER PARK:

Standard
1437 N. Bosworth Ave 773.486.1005
http://www.standardgallery.com/
The Pond
1152 A N. Milwaukee Ave. 773/368-8484
Heaven
1550 North Milwaukee 2nd Floor, 773.342.4597 http://www.heavengallery.com/
1/Quarterly
1355 N. Milwaukee Ave, 3rd Floor 773.350.2781
http://www.1-quarterly.com

WEST LOOP:

The Roof
Billboard Project, 813 West Lake Street http://www.amandarossho.com/theroof
1R Gallery
119 N. Peoria St. #3D Chicago IL 60607,312.738.3915
Bucketrider

119 N. Peoria St.
Three Walls
119 N. Peoria St.

EAST HUMBOLDT PARK

Suitable
2541 W Thomas -- at the garage
http://suitable.org/index.htm
DEADTECH
3321 W. Fullerton Ave
http://www.deadtech.net/index.htm

NORTH SIDE

Western Exhibitions
909 W Sunnyside, Suite 3W
www.westernexhibitions.com
312.307.4685
Mess Hall
6932 N. Glenwood Avenue (773) 465-4033
at the Morse stop on the Red Line

PILSEN

Dogmatic

1822 South Desplaines 312 492 6698
http://www.dogmaticChicago.com/
GALLERY SIX FOUR FIVE
645 W. 18th. 312-455-8976
http://www.gallerysixfourfive.org/
7/3 split
971 W. 18th Steet 312 733.2263
http://www.seventhreesplit.org/
Unit B (Gallery)
1733 S Des Plaines St 312.491.9384
http://www.unitbgallery.com/
DriveThru Studios
626 w. 18th st 312-243-7901
www.usersinc.com/drivethru.html
MN
3524 S. Halsted.

OAK PARK

The Suburban
244 West Lake Street, Oak Park IL 60302 708.763.8554
Boom
244 West Lake Street, Oak Park, IL 60304 708.524.2541 http://www.campbellandfrancis.com/

CHICAGO PROJECTS and MAGAZINES

POST
initiative that commissions Chicago-based artists to create posters for the public space.
http://www.post-chicago.com/
Panel House
art criticism blog
http://www.panel-house.com/
Academy Records http://www.artic.edu/~ahall/pages/academy_home.html
Groups and Spaces
http://www.groupsandspaces.net/
Othergroup
http://www.othergroup.net/
group of Chicago artists, curators, gallery-owners, and writers
The Stray Show
annual art fair in Chicago
http://www.stray-show.com/
Temporary Services
a curating collective:
http://www.temporaryservices.org/
ArtPilsen.com
http://www.artpilsen.com/
The Kit
audio interviews with artists, critics and musicians. http://www.thekit.org/index.htm
FGA
http://spaces.org/rants/index.htm
Pedro Velez's art criticism 'zine
Spaces.org
http://spaces.org
Listings and info for Chicago artist-run spaces and projects
Bridge Magazine
http://bridgemagazine.org/
Chicago art and literary magazine
Hot Commodities
http://www.artic.edu/~sspeh
Scott Speh's online zine
Ten by Ten
independent publication that covers contemporary art, design, architecture, fashion and visual culture.
http://www.tenbyten.net/

MINNEAPOLIS SPACES

Midway
2500 University Ave. West Ste C2, St. Paul, Minnesota, 55114, 651.917.18
http://www.midwaycontemporaryart.org/
The Soap Factory
110 5th Avenue SE Minneapolis MN 55413, 612-623-9176 http://www.soapfactory.org/
Franklin Art Works
1021 East Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404 612-872-7494
Occasional
298 Banfil St., St. Paul, MN 55102 651.292.0196 http://www.occasionalart.com

MAINE

SLOP Brand A®t
http://www.slopart.com

MILWAUKEE

Zero TV
http://zerotv.com/
General Store
824 East Locust Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

BOSTON

Oni Gallery
684 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111
http://www.onigallery.org
Berwick Research Institute
http://www.berwickinstitute.org
Kaiju Big Battel
http://www.kaiju.com
Bikewriter
http://architecture.mit.edu/~atmarcus/bikewriter/writer.html
Art Interactive
130 Bishop Allen Drive, Cambridge (near Central Square), 617.498.0100
Gallery @ Green Street
http://www.jameshull.com
Big Red and Shiny Arts
http://www.bigredandshiny.com

KANSAS CITY

Telephone Booth
3319 Troost, Kansas City, MO 64109
www.telephoneboothgallery.com

TEXAS

Sala Diaz
517 Stieren, San Antonio TX 78210
saladiaz@satx.rr.com
The Fresh Up Club
916 E. Springdale Rd. Austin, TX 78702
http://www.freshupclub.com/
The Bower
1114 South St. Mary St., Bldg 1, STE 200, San Antonio, TX 78210 thebowergallery@hotmail.com
Glasstire Magazine
http://www.glasstire.com/

MUNICH

Homeroom
Westendstrasse 30, Munchen 80339

RALEIGH

Lump Gallery/Projects
505 South Blount St. Raleigh, NC 27601, 919.821.9999 www.lumpgallery.com

CINCINNATI

Warsaw Project Space
3116 Warsaw Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45205 (513) 652-2349

NEW MEXICO

Huey Haus
http://www.hueyhaus.com/

NEW YORK

Eleven Bulls Arts Magazine
http://www.elevenbulls.com

PHILADELPHIA

Space 1026
http://www.space1026.com
Tablespace
http://www.thetablespace.com

SAN FRANCISCO

BUILD
http://www.buildsf.org

BOLOGNA, ITALY

Sesto Senso
http://www.sestosenso.bo.it


This is a continually evolving list.

Know of any other independent space or projects?

Please send that info to:
Scott Speh
sspeh@artic.edu
http://www.artic.edu/~sspeh

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