Applications

Application Deadline: February 16, 2017 


EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, returns to historic Navy Pier September 13–17, 2017. Now entering its sixth edition, EXPO CHICAGO hosts leading international exhibitors presented alongside one of the highest quality platforms for global contemporary art and culture.

Applications to EXPO CHICAGO are open to commercial galleries with established exhibition programs. The EXPOSURE section affords galleries established up to eight years the opportunity to participate with special presentations of one to two artists. EXPO Editions + Books showcases editions and multiples, prints, artist books, and more. EXPO PROFILE presents solo booths and focused projects by established international galleries. The Special Exhibitions program offers exhibition space to international institutions and not-for-profit organizations.  

Comprised of a diverse group of leading gallerists, EXPO CHICAGO 2017 exhibitors will be chosen by the Selection Committee: Stefania Bortolami, Bortolami, New York; John Corbett, Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago; Chris D’Amelio, David Zwirner, New York, London; Rhona Hoffman, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago; David Nolan, David Nolan Gallery, New York; Jessica Silverman, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco; and Susanne Vielmetter, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles.

The EXPOSURE section will be curated by Director of Exhibitions and Senior Curator at Dallas Contemporary Justine Ludwig. EXPOSURE will be presented alongside 2017 Exhibitors as a core program of the exposition.

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For questions about the EXPO CHICAGO application, please contact Jeff Rhodes, jrhodes@expochicago.com or by phone, 312.867.9220.