2013

hArts for Art 4

hArts for Art 4

Portion of proceeds benefitting local not-for-profit Better Boys Foundation. All bidding ends at 9:30pm 4/06/13. Raffle immediately following auction. → All artwork starts at $30…

Wingding

Wingding

LVL3 celebrates its three year anniversary highlighting artists shown during its first year of operation. Wingding looks back on the gallery’s achievements as it continues to…

Post Hope

Post Hope

LVL3 is excited to present Post Hope, a two person exhibition featuring work by Leslie Baum and Brian Kokoska. Baum’s exploration of the picture plane…

2012

2012 MDW Fair

2012 MDW Fair

LVL3 will pair sculptural works by Matt Nichols with paintings by Kaylee Wyant. The works complement each other’s approach in dealing with forms, structures and…

Infinite Jamz

Infinite Jamz

Infinite Jamz is a group shows comprised of four artist from the 2012 Summer ACRE Residency program.  Infinite Jamz explores relationships of light and color…

Falling Short

Falling Short

LVL3 presents Falling Short, a group show exploring the perceived notions of success and failure within an ideal surrounding that usually becomes littered with imperfection.…

Wobbly Misconduct

Wobbly Misconduct

Wobbly Misconduct explores themes of balance and tension and investigates the edge of stability. Rachel De Joode creates still lifes with everyday objects, pulling the…

Suspended

Suspended

Suspended is a state, a moment, some kind of disbelief, a stalemated gesture frozen in its own established conditions. Richard Galling’s paintings deconstruct and utilize marks…

Temporal Figuration

Temporal Figuration

Temporal Figuration explores the loose and playful use of figural elements in each of the artists’ work. David Brandon Geeting employs commonplace techniques to explore visual…

hArts for Art 3

hArts for Art 3

Portion of proceeds benefitting local not-for-profit Yollocalli Arts Reach. Advanced bids start Saturday, March 31, 2012. All bidding ends at 9:30pm 4/07/12. Raffle immediately following…

Three Vertices

Three Vertices

LVL3 presents Three Vertices, a group show in honor of our two year anniversary. Three Vertices focuses on the abundance of triangular shapes appearing in contemporary…

Holding onto Something Slippery

Holding onto Something Slippery

Holding onto Something Slippery renders visible the creation process through a combination of materials and a hybrid of mediums. Jerome Acks manipulates dimensionality and flatness,…

2011

I am the Queen

I am the Queen

I am The Queen takes a look at the often unobserved life of Chicago’s Puerto Rican transgender community. This film documents the Cacique Pageant, the first annual…

2011 MDW Fair Fall Showcase

2011 MDW Fair Fall Showcase

The MDW Fair presents a Fall Showcase of solo and duo exhibitions curated by small not-for-profits, artist-run spaces, independent galleries, collectives and curators from around…

Real Space

Real Space

In conjunction with the ACRE Residency program, LVL3 is pleased to present Real Space, an exhibition of new works by Alyse Ronayne, Bryan Lear, Dan Bradica and…

Reduction or Something Less

Reduction or Something Less

Reduction or Something Less transforms and redefines the viewer experience, playing with one’s predetermined expectations of how we interact with visual art.  Working in a…

This is the Same as That

This is the Same as That

LVL3 is proud to present its first two-person exhibition, This is the Same as That, featuring the work of Dave Murray and Letha Wilson. This is…

A Rod Stewart Little Richard Prince Charles Manson Family

A Rod Stewart Little Richard Prince Charles Manson Family

Fruits of a connected and continuous collaborative consciousness, A Rod Stewart Little Richard Prince Charles Manson Family is the collaborative effort of six artists working…

2011 Next Fair

2011 Next Fair

More than an art fair, NEXT is a showcase for the world’s talents and an adventure in innovative culture. An opportunity to redefine the relationship…

2011 MDW Fair

2011 MDW Fair

CHICAGO: threewalls, Roots and Culture and Public Media Institute announce The MDW Fair, a gathering of independent art initiatives, spaces, galleries and artist groups from…

No Joke

No Joke

Readings in memory of Kathryn Hixson, 1955 – 2010: Sunday, April 10, 1:00pm – 4:00pm “I wish to believe that Bruce Nauman’s work is more…

hArts for Art

hArts for Art

Proceeds benefitting Arts Education at http://www.associationhouse.org/. All bidding ends at 10:00pm 3/19/11. Raffle immediately after auction → All artwork starts at $20 → Bids can…

I am Not Superstitious

I am Not Superstitious

We are all free to do what we want, when we want, in the manner we want. We let our minds wander to create our…

2010

Goodbye Turquoise

Goodbye Turquoise

Goodbye Turquoise showcases the work of artists invited to explore and pay homage to the color turquoise in conjunction with the “Pantone 2010 Color of…

Mugs @ Merchandise Mart

Mugs @ Merchandise Mart

Coffee mugs represent a place of sentimental permanence. Mass produced and in the homes of practically everyone you know, coffee mugs are an interesting way…

Quarterly Site #4: Registers

Quarterly Site #4: Registers

Featuring curators: Andrew Blackley Stephanie Burke Steve Ruiz Quarterly Site #4: Registers is hosted by LVL3 gallery. Using proportion as a working theme, three curators…

Talk Video To Me

Talk Video To Me

As a culture we routinely use video as a language, whether or not it is acknowledged. This dialect has evolved from customary communication and presentation,…

Feeble Intimacy

Feeble Intimacy

Connectivity from the “real thing” is removed or sometimes replaced in art just as relationships are fabricated from false presumptions. We create expectations for one…

LVL3 @ Art on Track

LVL3 @ Art on Track

Art on Tracks is a mobile art experience aboard an eight-car CTA train, which circles the Chicago loop for a day long celebration of fine…

2010 Next Fair

2010 Next Fair

222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza (booth# 7-9034) NEXT: The Invitational Exhibition of Emerging Art More than an art fair, NEXT is a showcase for the world’s…

Unearthed Americana: Version 10

Unearthed Americana: Version 10

Unearthed Americana: “Narrative art for others” contains work by 13 living artists representing several generations of American life. Family-men, healers, care-takers, lovers, and a space…

hArts for Haiti: Benefit Auction

hArts for Haiti: Benefit Auction

A silent auction and raffle benefitting Haiti relief. Advanced bids @ http://lvl3auction.info/ All bidding ends at 10:00pm. Raffle immediately after auction. → All artwork starts…

False Anatomies

False Anatomies

False Anatomies presents the diverse work of three artists dealing with the fabrication of the physical and the sometimes uncomfortable or humorous way that objecthood…

Maybes

Maybes

Maybes are tentative propositions that suggest an overlap between participation and obligation. They are declarations of intent without a future. This lack of commitment reflects…