Gallery 400 Staff

Lorelei Stewart, Director

Lorelei Stewart, Director of Gallery 400 since 2000, has organized over 40 exhibitions, including the Joyce Award-winning exhibition Edgar Arceneaux: The Alchemy of Comedy...Stupid (2006). In 2002 she initiated the acclaimed At the Edge: Innovative Art in Chicago series, a commissioning program that encouraged Chicago area artists' experimental practices. Stewart currently serves as Interim Director of the Master of Arts in Museum and Exhibition Studies program at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). She holds an MA in Curatorial Studies from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, a BA from Smith College, and a BFA from Corcoran College of Art and Design.

Erin Nixon, Assistant Director

Erin Nixon joined Gallery 400 in the spring of 2014 as Assistant Director. She received her MA in Arts Administration & Policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is a curator, self-publisher, and art writer interested in alternative art histories and socially engaged art projects. She was a co-curator of Extinct Entities, a project that explored histories of Chicago-based art spaces and collectives that no longer exist through newly commissioned time-based work, and is an organizer for the Chicago Underground Film Festival and a co-programmer for the Onion City Film Festival.