Located below the main gallery, THE SUB-MISSION is an alternative installation project space dedicated to the development of artists living and working in Chicago. THE SUB-MISSION was created to foster the investigation of new ideas and artistic processes and to facilitate an exchange between artists and the artistic community.

THE SUB-MISSION 2016 Selection Committee

Samantha Bittman, Chicago-based artist

Eric May, Founder and Director of Roots & Culture

Matt Morris, Chicago-based artist, writer and curator

Teresa E. Silva, Director of Exhibitions & Residencies at Chicago Artists Coalition

Previous selection committee members: Adam Brooks, Thea Liberty Nichols, Robyn Farrell, Scott Hunter, Lisa Dorin, Michelle Grabner, Tempestt Hazel, Megha Ralapati, John Sparagana, Lauren Weinberg, Robin Dluzen, Allison Grant, Jason Lazarus and Duncan MacKenzie


Kelly Lloyd : Gift Baskets by Occasion

Jan 15 – Feb 27, 2016 CURRENT

Regina Mamou : Electrum

Nov 6 – Dec 19, 2015


Diaz Lewis

May 8 – Jun 27, 2015

Maya Mackrandilal : Kal Pani

Mar 13 – Apr 25, 2015