2017

Displaced Desire

Displaced Desire

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

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…

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…

Sad Intention

Sad Intention

LVL3 is proud to present Sad Intention, a group show in partnership with the ACRE residency program. This year we bring together Nicole Dyer, Olivia…

Semblance

Semblance

LVL3 proudly presents Semblance, a two-person exhibition featuring LA-based Kara Joslyn and Chicago-based Soo Shin. Joslyn’s paintings — largely monochrome paired  with her reflective surfaces…

2016

x7

x7

LVL3 proudly presents x7, a group show celebrating their seventh year as an artist-run space. As tradition continues, LVL3 brings together five artists from past…

Never Far Away

Never Far Away

LVL3 is excited to present Never Far Away, a three-person exhibition featuring Morgan Blair, Francesco Lo Castro and Zoe Nelson. Blair’s multicolored paintings act as…

Becoming

Becoming

LVL3 presents Becoming, a two-person show featuring Chicago-based Ben Foch and Toronto-based Laurie Kang. Foch’s practice delves into the transformative meaning behind accessible imagery and…

Limits within Limits

Limits within Limits

Limits within Limits is a two-person show highlighting new works from Oakland-based Kate Bonner and Berlin-based Michael Rocco Ruglio-Misurell. Bonner manipulates and distorts digital images…

Ltd. Wear

Ltd. Wear

LVL3 and Tusk are excited to present Ltd. Wear, a group exhibition/retail project presenting wardrobe basics altered by 25+ artists and designers from around the…

Improbable

Improbable

LVL3 is happy to present Improbable, a group show in partnership with the ACRE residency program. This year LVL3 is excited to feature Kayla Anderson,…

Acquisitions (One Night Stand: LVL3)

Acquisitions (One Night Stand: LVL3)

LVL3 presents Acquisitions at MOUNTAIN, an exhibition of works acquired by Chicago collectors through LVL3. Looking back through the archives of LVL3, this exhibition pulls…

No Secret

No Secret

LVL3 presents No Secret, a two-person exhibition featuring new works by Chicago-based artist Mika Horibuchi and New York-based Jordan Nassar. Horibuchi plays with paint in…

hArts for Art 7

hArts for Art 7

LVL3 presents our seventh annual art auction and benefit raffle with a portion of proceeds benefitting local not-for-profit The Arts of Life. This year we have partnered…

VOLTA NY 2016

VOLTA NY 2016

LVL3 will be taking part in VOLTA NY 2016 and featuring work by Cody Tumblin. VOLTA NY is the invitational fair of solo artist projects…

Sugar Talk

Sugar Talk

LVL3 is proud to present Sugar Talk, a group show marking our sixth year as an artist-run space. Every year, LVL3 invites back five previously…

we no longer see it

we no longer see it

LVL3 is proud to present we no longer see it: a two-person show featuring new works by Dan Rizzo-Orr and Ginevra Shay. Chicago-based Rizzo-Orr explores…

2015

UNTITLED 2015

UNTITLED 2015

LVL3 will be participating in UNTITLED again this year in Miami. We’ll be showing the work of Lauren Clay and Robert Chase Heishman. UNTITLED is a curated…

New Destruction

New Destruction

LVL3 is excited to present New Destruction, a two person exhibition featuring Baltimore-based James Bouché and Brooklyn-based Jason Gringler. Bouché creates tension with the shifting…

Germination

Germination

LVL3 is excited to present Germination, a three person show bringing together Timothy Bergstrom, Heidi Norton, and Derrick Piens. Bergstrom’s additive process of building up…

Awkward Dimensions

Awkward Dimensions

LVL3 is proud to present Awkward Dimensions, a two-person show highlighting Toronto-based Jaime Angelopoulos and Nashville-based Cody Tumblin. Angelopoulos creates physical forms based on personal…

CHGO DSGN: WHEREVER

CHGO DSGN: WHEREVER

LVL3 and CHGO DSGN are excited to co-present WHEREVER, a group exhibition celebrating contemporary Chicago designers and their expansive influence. That pesky space between art…

Making an Entrance

Making an Entrance

LVL3 and Robert Blumenthal Gallery present Making an Entrance. Making an Entrance highlights sixteen contemporary artists who are making an international impact with their creative…

Ideal Perfection

Ideal Perfection

LVL3’s continued partnership with the ACRE residency program is proud to present Ideal Perfection. This group exhibition features Danny Giles and Diana Harper, Brookhart Jonquil, Matt…

Happy Little

Happy Little

LVL3 presents Happy Little, a two-person exhibition showcasing Brooklyn-based Todd Kelly and San Diego-based Morgan Mandalay. Kelly produces paintings influenced by the gravitational pull of…

hArts for Art 6

hArts for Art 6

LVL3 presents our 6th annual silent art auction and benefit raffle: Saturday, April 4th 6:00-10:00p Portion of proceeds benefitting local not-for-profit The Arts of Life Silent auction…

Five

Five

LVL3 is excited to present |||| [Five], a group show marking our fifth year as an artist-run space. As an annual tradition, LVL3 invites back…

Material Art Fair 2015

Material Art Fair 2015

LVL3 is traveling to Mexico for the second edition of Material Art Fair, Mexico City’s first and only contemporary art fair dedicated to emerging practices. We…

Transforming Accessory

Transforming Accessory

LVL3 is proud to present Transforming Accessory, a group exhibition featuring Benjamin Barretto, Clare Grill, and Spencer Stucky. Barretto’s work plays with transforming kitsch accessories…

2014

UNTITLED. 2014

UNTITLED. 2014

LVL3 is excited to be participating in UNTITLED. for the first time ever. UNTITLED. is a curated art fair for international galleries and nonprofit art spaces…

Indefinite Free Time

Indefinite Free Time

LVL3 presents Indefinite Free Time, a two-person exhibition featuring Robert Chase Heishman and Adam Parker Smith. Heishman explores the boundaries of confinement and isolated free time, creating images that touch…

Rendering Emblems

Rendering Emblems

LVL3 is proud to present Rendering Emblems, a three-person exhibition featuring Austin Eddy, Beth Stuart, and Olivier Kosta-Théfaine. Eddy’s works question the history of painting,…

EDITION Chicago 2014

EDITION Chicago 2014

LVL3 is proud to be participating in the second year of EDITION Chicago. EDITION Chicago showcases cutting edge galleries and non-profit institutions from around the world…

Whiteface

Whiteface

LVL3 is excited to present Whiteface: a two-person exhibition featuring New Orleans-based Stephen Collier and Los Angeles-based Ben Sanders. Collier’s work is rooted in cultural…

Medium Cool

Medium Cool

LVL3 will be participating in Medium Cool 2014 as part of the Designed Objects Shop. Other exhibitors include Academy Jewelry, Bazazas, Calque, Chen Chen and Kai Williams, Cities in Dust, Johanna Tagada, KEENKEE, Parlour…

Two rocks do not make a duck

Two rocks do not make a duck

LVL3 is excited to present Two rocks do not make a duck: a group show bringing together Milano Chow, Sofia Leiby, and Malin Gabriella Nordin.…

Starwalker

Starwalker

LVL3 presents a collaborative exhibition in partnership with The Arts of Life. LVL3 has chosen five Chicago-based artists to collaborate with five artists from The Arts of…

There is a Screen

There is a Screen

There is a Screen is a two-person exhibition uniting Chicago-based Daniel Baird and Brooklyn-based Ryan Lauderdale. Baird delves into historical elements and experiences, confronting hierarchies…

Tropical Depression

Tropical Depression

Tropical Depression comes together as a result of our partnership with the ACRE residency program. This group show features artists Kate Ruggeri, Nicholas Rummler, and…

hArts for Art 5

hArts for Art 5

LVL3 presents our 5th annual silent art auction and benefit raffle: Saturday, March 29th  6:00-10:00pm Portion of proceeds benefitting local not-for-profit The Arts of Life ONLINE ADVANCE…

Fruit/Flowers/Appliances

Fruit/Flowers/Appliances

LVL3 is thrilled to celebrate Fruit/Flowers/Appliances: a group show marking LVL3’s four-year anniversary. For this exhibition, LVL3 welcomes back Conor Backman, Andrew Holmquist, Brian Kokoska, Ben…

Codification

Codification

LVL3 presents Codification: a two-person exhibition by Chicago-based Alex Chitty and Denver-based Zach Reini. Codification brings together two artists who deal with similar methods of…

2013

Emerald City

Emerald City

LVL3 is proud to present Emerald City: a group exhibition featuring five multidisciplinary artists. As our closing exhibition for the year, we reflect on this years 2013 Color of the Year selected by Pantone LLC.

Bite of time, fading memory

Bite of time, fading memory

Bite of time, fading memory is a three-person group show bringing together artists Austin Lee, Sabina Ott, and Evan Robarts. Lee’s paintings bring together varying…

Quandary

Quandary

LVL3 presents Quandary, a two-person exhibition featuring Brooklyn-based artist Lauren Clay and Chicago-based artist Emre Kocagil. This exhibition brings Clay and Kocagil together to juxtapose…

Medium Cool

Medium Cool

Medium Cool is an art book fair in Chicago that aims to engender new conversations and relationships, both within the city and abroad. A book…

Timeshares

Timeshares

Timeshares is a group exhibition featuring the work of Calvin Ross Carl, Josh Reames, and Maria Walker. Carl reinterprets common forms from the American home…

2 of a kind

2 of a kind

2 of a kind is a group show consisting of eight pairs of collaborating artists. The exhibitions focus is to review the goals of the…

Transposed Planes

Transposed Planes

LVL3 presents Transposed Planes a group exhibition featuring work by Seth Adelsberger, Stacy Fisher, and Peter Shear. Seth challenges the gestural frame of painting, referencing…