Jess Segal

Curitorial Work

Here are some of my favorite exhibits I curated and juried exhibits I planned and oversaw as Director of Union Street Gallery.

2016

Quest, work by Krista Hoefle and panel discussion featuring gamers/bloggers from Not Your Mama's Gamer, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL

2015

BioSynthesis, work by Aviva Alter, Angela Dieffenbach and Vesna Jovanovic, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

Pedagogy, featuring work by college art educators, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

You Art What You Eat, National Juried Exhibit, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

Juror Shannon R. Stratton, director of Threewalls Gallery, Chicago

2014

FUSED, encaustic art by members of Fused Chicago, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

Minute Musings, regional juried exhibit of small works, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

Material Matters, National Juried Exhibit, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

Juror Joann Livingstone, professor of fibers at the Art Institute, Chicago

Who We Aren't, National Juried Exhibit, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

Jurors Paul Klein, curator and owner of Klein Art Works Gallery, Chicago, and Patrick Earl Hammie, artist, Chicago

2013

Disparate Images, Javier Chavira solo exhibit, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

Rediscovering Chicago Heights, photography exhibit & community outreach project featuring photos and stories of Chicago Heights by 30 local citizens and professional photographers Joe Compean and Alonso Balderas, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

Upgrade & Breakdown, prints by Josh Bindewald & Christopher Cannon, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

The Machine, National Juried Exhibit, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

Jurors Jason Bramburg, artist, Chicago, and Jason Foumberg, art critic and writer, Chicago

2012

The Sculpture of Howard Haarer & Robert Millard­ Mendez, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

Threshold, 2-part curated exhibit; First floor: sculptures using fine craft media in unique and innovative ways; Second floor: emerging artists from the greater Chicagoland area; Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

Wanna Play?, National Juried Exhibit, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

Juror David van Alphen, curator at Rotofugi Gallery, Chicago

2011

Being Human, National Juried Exhibit, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

Juror Dan Addington, artist and owner of the Addington Gallery, Chicago

Words & Numbers, National Juried Exhibit, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

Juror Aron Packer, owner of the Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago