Context 2019

Opening: Friday, Mar 29, 2019 6 – 9 pm
Friday, Mar 22 – Apr 27, 2019

1821 W Hubbard, Ste. 207, Chicago, IL 60622

Free & Open to the Public

Filter Photo is pleased to announce Context 2019, our annual spring open call for lens-based work. This year the exhibition was juried by Ariel Pate, Assistant Curator of Photography, Milwaukee Art Museum.

Context 2019 opens March 22 with an artists reception March 29 at Filter Space and will remain open through April 27, 2019.


About the Juror

Ariel Pate is the Assistant Curator of Photography at the Milwaukee Art Museum. She was a Curatorial Assistant at the Art Institute of Chicago in the Department of Photography and worked with Medtronic’s corporate art collection. Recent projects include the Art Institute’s Alfred Stieglitz Collection: Photographs website (2016). She holds an M.A. in Curatorial Studies from the J.W. Goethe University and Staedelschule in Frankfurt, Germany.



Juror and curator Ariel Pate will consider all types of photographic work for this fifth annual survey exhibition of contemporary photography.  This open theme allows for the widest understanding of the medium and current photographic practices. She is open to all interpretations and will accept photography and video.


Participating Artists

Geoffrey Albores
Kalee Appleton
Gary Beeber
Simon Beraud
Leticia Bernaus
Tricia Capello
Jonathan Castillo
Eli Craven
Francis Crisafio
Michael Danner *
Alexander Diaz
Sharon Draghi
Rebecca Drolen
Alissa Godina
Paul Guilmoth

Pato Hebert
Harrison Huse
Jamie Kreher
Emily Mason
Carolyn Monastra
Alissa Ohashi
Jordan Putt
Astrid Reischwitz
Eleonora Ronconi
Travis Roozee
Sarah Rose
Mark Schoon & Casey McGuire
Matt Storm 
Daniel Venegas