So We Cross the Dark, 2017

Mayme Kratz

Distances
December 7, 2017 — January 27, 2018
Opening Reception: Saturday, December 9, 2:30-5:00 PM

Dolby Chadwick Gallery is pleased to announce “Distances,” an exhibition of new work by Mayme Kratz, on view from December 9, 2017, to January 27, 2018. Kratz’s mixed media works feature elements of the natural world—such as seed pods, pinecones, grass, shells, and rattlesnake ribs—which she encases in layers of polymer resin to create lyrical microcosms of the landscapes from which she draws.… read more

Marine Debris - Bottle, 2015

Barbara Vaughn

Uncharted Waters
November 2 — December 2, 2017

Dolby Chadwick Gallery is pleased to announce “Uncharted Waters,” an exhibition of new work by Barbara Vaughn, on view from November 2 to December 2. This show addresses changes in environmental, social, and immigration policies promulgated by the new administration.… read more

Circular Disposition, 2017

James Kennedy

t h o u g h t    f o r m s
October 5 — 28, 2017

Dolby Chadwick Gallery is pleased to announce t h o u g h t    f o r m s, an exhibition of new work by the artist James Kennedy, opening October 5, 2017. These paintings utilize an original vocabulary that Kennedy has been exploring in related bodies of work over the past ten years. Here, a series of geometric planes intersect and overlap, forming deep strata of paint that shift as if tectonic plates. This is not a volatile geometry, but it also isn’t fixed: the artist has constructed rigorous networks of forms and pathways to channel energy that would otherwise surge with abandon, unresolved and unstable.… read more

Red Tempest, 2017

Sherie' Franssen

Tempest
September 7 — 30, 2017

Dolby Chadwick Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new work by the painter Sherie’ Franssen, on view September 7 to 30. Franssen works in an abstract style that features bold, vivid colors and voluptuous, animated strokes. Without resorting to naturalism, her dynamic compositions skillfully evoke recession into space and include elements that suggest the contours of the body.… read more

ARTIST AS SUBJECT: 20th Anniversary Celebration
July 10 — September 2, 2017

Dolby Chadwick Gallery is pleased to announce Artist as Subject, a special group exhibition organized to mark the gallery’s 20th anniversary. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, July 15.… read more

Aunyarat By Window, 2016

Terry St. John

Figures, Landscapes & Still Lifes: Six Decades of Painting
June 3 — July 8, 2017

Dolby Chadwick Gallery is honored to present a retrospective of the art of Terry St. John, opening June 1, 2017. St. John is among the most celebrated artists working in the style of Bay Area Figuration. This exhibition features paintings created over the course of sixty years, from the mid-1950s to today.… read more

Storm Morning #565, 2016

Louise LeBourgeois

Rising Light
May 4 — 27, 2017

LeBourgeois has dedicated a large part of her career to studying the effects of light and Chicago's capricious weather on Lake Michigan. Her current body of work continues to excavate this subject matter, though from an angle that privileges more nuanced forms of perception.… read more

Arches 2, 2016

Vanessa Marsh

Falling
April 6 — 29, 2017

Dolby Chadwick Gallery is pleased to announce “Falling,” an exhibition of new work by Vanessa Marsh opening April 6, 2017. Marsh takes geologic and cosmological time as her subject, creating atmospheric, otherworldly landscapes through a process rooted in both painting and photographic techniques.… read more

Human Patterns, 2016

Philip Buller

Human Patterns
March 2 — April 1, 2017

Dolby Chadwick Gallery is pleased to announce “Human Patterns,” an exhibition of new work by the artist Philip Buller, opening Thursday, March 2. A painter whose practice is influenced by a range of artmaking techniques, Buller explores patterns of human experience and organization by recognizing their echo in visual patterns.… read more

Moon Shield, 2016

Tom Lieber

Recent Paintings
February 2 — 25, 2017

Dolby Chadwick Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by painter Tom Lieber. Over the course of an accomplished forty-year career, Lieber has made a study of abstraction, looking to art history to inform certain choices while allowing himself the space to develop his own practice and style.… read more