2017

Artist of the Week: Martina Ferrera

Artist of the Week: Martina Ferrera

Martina Ferrera is a visual artist living in London. She was born in Toronto and grew up in Italy where she earned a Masters Degree in Architecture (Rome…

Spotlight: David Salkin

Spotlight: David Salkin

David Salkin is a Surface Designer living and working in Chicago. He received his Masters in Architecture from Tulane University in 2008. @davidsalkin #DavidSalkinCreative Tell…

Spotlight: Marina Fini

Spotlight: Marina Fini

Marina Fini is an LA based maker and collaborator who graduated from UCSC with a B.A in New Media Performance. @marinafini Tell us a little bit about yourself and what…

Artist of the Week: Stephen Kent

Artist of the Week: Stephen Kent

Stephen Kent (Pennsylvania ’85) received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Pennsylvania State University in 2008 and a Master of Fine Arts Degree from Cranbrook…

Spotlight: John Khuu

Spotlight: John Khuu

John Khuu is a 29 year old self taught photographer based in Chicago, IL. His work has been featured on the Tribune, Time Out, and…

Looks: BWC Garments

Looks: BWC Garments

BWC Garments stands for Built With Craft. This brand is Philadelphia based and is distributed worldwide.  Josh Langford is the founder and lead designer of BWC…

Artist of the Week: Greg Ito

Artist of the Week: Greg Ito

Greg Ito (American, b. 1987) earned his BFA at the San Francisco Art Institute. He has an upcoming exhibition in 2018 at Club Pro, Los…

Wasteland Dream

Wasteland Dream

LVL3 is proud to present Wasteland Dream, a group show featuring Jeffly Gabriela Molina, Curtis Stage, Matthew Schlagbaum, and Esther Ruiz. Molina’s interest in language…

Artist of the Week: Ryoichi Kurokawa

Artist of the Week: Ryoichi Kurokawa

Japanese artist Ryoichi Kurokawa (b.1978) uses various media – video, installation, recording and live performances – in order to produce stunning audio-visual sound pieces, which…

Spotlight: Commend

Spotlight: Commend

Commend is the gravitational center of the RVNG universe. It is an inner space within the outer space that is downtown Manhattan. In the spirit of…

Looks: LĀU

Looks: LĀU

LĀU is a womenswear project started in 2011 by Lisa Anderlini, an Italian designer with an eclectic background. Lisa has a Masters of Science in Architecture, a love…

Spotlight: Clara Terne

Spotlight: Clara Terne

Clara Terne is a technology driven visual artist and motion director working in 3D environments. She creates still and moving images with attention to detail and…

Artist of the Week: Paul Heyer

Artist of the Week: Paul Heyer

Paul Heyer (b. 1982) is an artist based in Chicago, IL. Heyer received his MFA from Columbia University in 2009 and is represented  by Night Gallery in…

Spotlight: Tegul Bėga

Spotlight: Tegul Bėga

Tegul Bėga is a Lithuanian contemporary streetwear brand for the fancy legs, created by Ruta Lapienyte. The brand creates many different styles of leggings, and…

Tunes: Briana Marela

Tunes: Briana Marela

Before writing the songs that would become Call It Love, Briana Marela was typically guided first and foremost by her instincts as a producer and…

Artist of the Week: Kristy Luck

Artist of the Week: Kristy Luck

Kristy Luck lives and works in Los Angeles, California. She received an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2014 and…

Artist of the Week: Louis Reith

Artist of the Week: Louis Reith

Louis Reith (Hengelo, 1983) graduated from the Academy for Art and Industry in Enschede in 2010 and currently lives between Amsterdam and Zetten. With an interest…

Artist of the Week: Katherine Simóne Reynolds

Artist of the Week: Katherine Simóne Reynolds

Katherine Simóne Reynolds is in her feelings, and will probably remain sitting there. At the moment she is based out of Saint Louis, MO, where…

Spotlight: Dead Meat Design

Spotlight: Dead Meat Design

Born and raised in the Midwest, Dead Meat Design‘s Josh Davis has been instrumental in the Chicagoland music and art scene since 1999, and as he will…

Artist of the Week: Brian Rochefort

Artist of the Week: Brian Rochefort

Brian Rochefort is a mixed media artist working primarily in ceramics. Rochefort grew up in Rhode Island and attended the Rhode Island School of Design,…

Spotlight: TORU

Spotlight: TORU

TORU is a craft and design company founded in 2015 by Jordi Ribaudí. With strong roots in the local leather industry of Igualada, a province of Barcelona, the…

Tunes: XHOSA

Tunes: XHOSA

XHOSA is a multifaceted artist and producer who hails from New York City. Influenced by the hip-hop and post-punk generation, she blends genres creating a unique…

Displaced Desire

Displaced Desire

LVL3 presents Displaced Desire, a two-person show featuring Chicago-based Christopher Meerdo and New York-based Cecilia Salama. Meerdo’s multidimensional practice, rooted in image research, explores the…

Looks: Roseanna Crawford

Looks: Roseanna Crawford

Graduating with a First Class Honours in Textile Art, Design and Fashion in 2016, Roseanna Crawford began her design education in 2011 where she studied BDes…

Fantastic Facade

Fantastic Facade

LVL3 presents Fantastic Facade, a three-person group show featuring Katie Bell, Hannah Carr and Jenn Smith. Bell scavenges detritus and castoffs in search of new…

Artist of the Week: Kevin Reuning

Artist of the Week: Kevin Reuning

Kevin Reuning is an artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Reuning’s work examines the process of drawing by carrying the images he creates with his computer…

Artist of the Week: Nora Maité Nieves

Artist of the Week: Nora Maité Nieves

Nora Maité Nieves (b. San Juan, Puerto Rico 1980) lives and works in New York. She places her interdisciplinary practice in the expanding dialogue of painting.…

Artist of the Week: Sara Ludy

Artist of the Week: Sara Ludy

b. 1980, Orange, CA. Sara Ludy’s practice investigates the confluence of the physical and virtual. Her works include websites, animation, photography and audiovisual performance.  Recent…

Tunes: Katie Von Schleicher

Tunes: Katie Von Schleicher

Early on at her internship at Ba Da Bing Records, owner Ben Goldberg suggested Katie Von Schleicher make a cassette for the label to release. It could be…

Looks: Loup

Looks: Loup

Based in New York, Loup is a clothing brand founded by fashion designer Danielle Ribner. Loup creates clothing and accessories for women with the goal of making…

Artist of the Week: Michael Henry Hayden

Artist of the Week: Michael Henry Hayden

Michael Henry Hayden is a visual artist who works and lives in LA. Through a deep exploration of texture light and color, Hayden’s sculptural and painting…

Spotlight: Athena Paginton

Spotlight: Athena Paginton

Athena Paginton is a Make-up Artist and Illustrator living in London who has worked on magazine campaigns for DAZED, Buffalo Zine and Wallpaper Magazine, amongst…

Looks: OKOKOK

Looks: OKOKOK

OKOKOK is an emerging streetwear brand that pulls together a heavy mix of influences from graphic design, DIY aesthetics, and virtual culture to make their products. A three person…

Spotlight: POOL

Spotlight: POOL

POOL was founded in 2010 by Léa Padovani (1981) and Sébastien Kieffer (1982), and is a Paris-based creative studio which takes design beyond furniture, encompassing…

Artist of the Week: Luis Rodríguez Rosario

Artist of the Week: Luis Rodríguez Rosario

Luis Rodríguez Rosario is a Puerto Rican artist with an MFA in Sculpture from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In 2013 he presented his…

Artist of the Week: Roula Partheniou

Artist of the Week: Roula Partheniou

Roula Partheniou was born in Niagara Falls, and lives and works in Toronto, Canada. Her practice centers on an exploration of the replica and how…

Spotlight: Rozliubit

Spotlight: Rozliubit

Rozliubit is a collaborative project between Sasha Pharaoh and Sua Yoo. The self-proclaimed maids of heaven and guardians of virtue create handcrafted weaponry and delicate armor in Chicago,…

Looks: amt.

Looks: amt.

amt. is a fashion brand designed by Adrià Machado based in Manresa, a small town near Barcelona in Spain. In December of 2014 he launched his…

Tunes: Helado Negro

Tunes: Helado Negro

Based out of Brooklyn, Helado Negro is the music and performance work of Roberto Carlos Lange. Lange was the recipient of the Joyce Foundation Award and travels the world…

Artist of the Week: Laurence Philomene

Artist of the Week: Laurence Philomene

Living in Montreal, Laurence Philomene is a 23-year-old freelance photographer, director and curator working around themes of gender identity, softness & color theory. @laurencephilomene Tell us…

Spotlight: Cat Lauigan

Spotlight: Cat Lauigan

Cat Lauigan is an artist and producer from the Bay Area. She received her BFA from Parsons School of Design in 2008, and she currently…

Tunes: Suzi Analogue

Tunes: Suzi Analogue

Suzi Analogue is a genre-bending musician who melds electronic, soul and hip-hop to create tracks that move acrobatically between sultry bedroom vibes and high energy dance. Based…

Artist of the Week: Zach Nader

Artist of the Week: Zach Nader

Zach Nader is a Brooklyn-based photographer and new media artist originally from Dallas, Texas. His work deals with the complex language of digital photography and image-editing software. He…

Looks: Alex Ulichny

Looks: Alex Ulichny

Alex Ulichny is a fashion designer who crafts a story with each collection with an avant-garde approach to creating clothing. Bringing magic into reality, he sees…

Here, Here

Here, Here

LVL3 is proud to present Here, Here, a two-person exhibition featuring Minneapolis-based Andy Delany and Brooklyn-based Amber Renaye. Andy’s fascination with the visual, material and…

Ltd.Wear2

Ltd.Wear2

LVL3 and Tusk are happy to present Ltd.Wear2. Following in the footsteps of last year’s premier, Ltd.Wear2 is both a group exhibition and a fashion line presenting one-of-a-kind looks by over…

Artist of the Week: Esther Ruiz

Artist of the Week: Esther Ruiz

Esther Ruiz received a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art from Rhodes College in 2011. She has shown nationally and internationally at various galleries including…

Spotlight: Vjemy

Spotlight: Vjemy

Vjemy was established in 2013 by Adam, Samuel and Svetlana Cigler in Prague, Czech Republic. Adam and Svetlana both graduated with a degree in architecture, but their work focuses on…

Spotlight: Emily Esperanza

Spotlight: Emily Esperanza

Emily Esperanza is a filmmaker, artist, and curator whose passions lie in discarded aesthetics, liminal spaces, guerrilla approaches, and unconventional narrative. Her recent videos, collected…

Artist of the Week: Katie Bell

Artist of the Week: Katie Bell

Katie Bell (b. 1985) is an artist originally from Rockford, Illinois. She received her BA from Knox College and her MFA in Painting from the…