Stories from the Inside

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Lobby Competition: Then & Now

To showcase the work of University of Illinois at Chicago art students and activate the entryway to the Art & Design Exhibition Hall, the Lobby Competition was born in the fall of 2013. BFA and MFA students are invited to submit a proposal to...

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To Believe In a Future

UIC Museum Studies alum Devin Malone reflects on the importance of self-care, what it means to care for your community, and the complex relationship between self-care and capital. Developed and organized by the 2017 Exhibition Practices class in...

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Big Blue Suit: An Interview with Oscar Chavez

Oscar Chavez, Gallery 400s current Lobby Competition winner, is a BFA student in the School of Art and Art History at UIC. In his performance, Big Blue Suit the artist utilized his body to produce a moving public installation. Painting his...

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Interview with Sara Condo, MFA 2016

At the close of three successful MFA thesis exhibitions at Gallery 400, we highlight the work of graduating MFAs by looking more closely at their individual practices. Sara Condo (b. 1987) is an interdisciplinary artist based in Chicago, IL. Born...

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Interview with Liz Cambron, MFA 2016

At the close of three successful MFA thesis exhibitions at Gallery 400, we highlight the work of graduating MFAs by looking more closely at their individual practices. Liz Cambron has produced work for Public Radio, Planned Parenthood, and...

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Interview with Bailey Romaine, MFA 2016

At the close of three successful MFA thesis exhibitions at Gallery 400, we highlight the work of graduating MFAs by looking more closely at their individual practices. Bailey Romaine earned a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of...

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Interview with Nick Ballesteros, MFA 2016

At the close of three successful MFA thesis exhibitions at Gallery 400, we highlight the work of graduating MFAs by looking more closely at their individual practices. Nick Ballesteros earned a bachelors degree in art from the University of...