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Chicago, IL | An Evening at Goldfinch Gallery with Claudine Ise

September 21, 2022 | 5:30 pm 7:30 pm

3 artworks side by side

Join ArtTable in Chicago for an evening at Goldfinch Gallery with owner and director, Claudine Isé. Claudine will speak to us about her career trajectory from various roles within the museum, not-for-profit, and university sectors to making the leap into commercial enterprise by establishing her own gallery. During the evening, she will also provide curatorial insights into three solo exhibitions by artists Yanique Norman, James Kao and Minami Kobayashi.


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  • Member Guests/Non-Members – $15

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The gallery is located on the first floor, and is wheelchair accessible.

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Goldfinch Gallery is located at 319 N. Albany Avenue in a large, brick warehouse building in East Garfield Park. Additional entrance instructions will be relayed to all registered guests.

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About Claudine Isé

Headshot of Claudine IseClaudine Isé (she/her) is the owner and director of Goldfinch, a contemporary art gallery that opened in 2016. Goldfinch’s program focuses on emerging and mid-career artists with a strong focus on painting and sculpture. She is also a Lecturer in the Painting and Drawing department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Prior to moving to Chicago in 2008, Isé was the Associate Curator of Exhibitions at the Wexner Center for the Arts, and before that, was an Assistant Curator at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. Over the course of her professional career, she has written extensively about contemporary art in Chicago (and before that, Los Angeles) for publications including Artforum, Art21 Blog (where she also served as Editor), Bad at Sports, Art Papers, the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Magazine, and the Los Angeles Times, among others. She holds a Ph.D. in Film, Literature and Culture from the University of Southern California and a B.A. in English from Pomona College.

Images: Yanique Norman, Monticello: Plot 2, 2022, Found and reconstructed image tinted black and transferred onto watercolor papers with hand-cut and sculptural elements, colored xerox, collage, graphite and iridescent medium; Included in Yanique Norman: Blue to Green on view at Goldfinch; James Kao, Smokeset, 2021, Oil on linen over board; Included in James Kao: “something about grinding down, something about glittering”; Taylor Augustine, painting included in the exhibition “Kiss my petals”

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319 N. Albany Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60612 United States
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