Chicago: Chicago Gallery News’ 5 Must See Artists
Ahead of the inaugural edition of The Other Art Fair Chicago we asked Chicago Gallery News which artists they were most looking forward to see at the fair.
Founded in 1983 Chicago Gallery News is the central, independent source for information about the regions’s galleries, museums and resources. In addition to their website, they publish a magazine three times a year.
Alvaro Galindo was born in Bogota in 1963 and currently teaches in several universities in Colombia. His training leads him to the investigation of the processes of visual understanding, to background studies various theories of the perception of the human being. See more of Alvaro’s work.
Pamela Staker is a Chicago-based contemporary artist a BFA in painting from the University of Illinois at Urbana / Champaign. Her work has an urban/rural duality strongly influenced by growing up in a small Midwestern town and then transplanting to downtown Chicago directly after art school. See more of Pamela’s work.
Raphaella Lima was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her work incorporates her own quest for a feminine identity with a broad artistic concept that overcomes technical boundaries. See more of Raphaella’s work.
Yvette Kaiser Smith
Yvette Kaiser Smith is a Chicago-based artist who her MFA from the University of Chicago. She makes wall-based geometric abstractions by inventing systems for visualizing values of numbers, specifically of sequences from the infinite numbers pi and e, by utilizing grids and repetition of simple geometric shapes. See more of Yvette’s work.