Lillstreet Gallery — Chicago, IL

Lillstreet Gallery, situated inside Chicago’s largest community art center, represents emerging and established artists working in ceramics, textiles, photography, painting, drawing, and metalsmithing.

As Gallery Director from 2011-2014, Jess Mott Wickstrom organized more than 20 exhibitions, often inviting guest curators, jurors, and local partners to join her in presenting engaging artwork from a range of disciplines. She also designed catalogues (click on titles to view) for notable shows, including:

Midwest Contemporary, Lillstreet’s inaugural exhibition of photography juried by Columbia College Chicago curators Karen Irvine and Natasha Egan

Emerged: After the Residency, curated by Bill Griffith, Program Director at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

Graphic Noise, presented in collaboration with the Chicago Printers Guild

Will you Step into my Parlour?, a retrospective of work by the beloved Chicago cartoonist Nicole Hollander

Sense of Scale, which showcased four contemporary metalsmiths: Sarah C. Chapman, Darlys Ewoldt, Heejin Hwang, and Stacey Lee Webber

Neat: The Art of the Whiskey Vessel, curated by ceramic artist Doug Jeppesen

Client:Lillstreet Art CenterServices:Exhibition Catalogue