Thursday, Mar 4 – Apr 3, 2021

1332 S. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60607
New address as of Nov. 2023

This exhibition includes 21 woman-identified and non-binary artist pairs anchored in photography and image-based practices and considers the reciprocal relationship between each pair.

The exhibition is on view at the gallery and online. A virtual opening reception is planned for Friday, March 5th, 6 - 8 pm via YouTube and Zoom. Registration is recommended. Please visit WMG's website and follow social media for more information. All works available for sale are listed on WMG's webstore.

In their juror's statement, Ciurej and Lochman outlined the parameters of the exhibition: 

Reciprocity is a relation of mutual dependence, action or influence. In photography, reciprocity refers to the relationship between the aperture (f-stop) and shutter speed, which work dependently and inversely to capture light. It is the key to the perfect exposure.

In reciprocal relationships, like in any collaborative act, ideas and conversations are exchanged, enriching participants intellectually and emotionally. Whether through aesthetic bond, mentor/mentee relationships, friendship, photographer/subject or teacher to student, our pursuits are sustained by these relationships.

To celebrate the reciprocal bonds that enrich our photographic practices, Woman Made Gallery invited women-identified and non-binary artists from the local, national, and international community to pair their photograph or image-based work with that of another practicing artist with whom they are in conversation.


Exhibiting Artist Pairs: 

Pinky Bass and Tonia Hughes
Lois Bielefeld and Ebtihal Shedid
Stacy Bogdonoff and Teri Figliuzzi
Brenda Bowyer and Carol Estes
Patty Carroll and Andie Meadows
Maya Dreilinger and Dwora Fried
Juna Hume Clark and Maia Eriko
Karen Dana Cohen and Jess Levey
Gina Costa and Kay Westhues
Sarah Crofts and Nancy Kim
Marianne Fairbanks and Erica Hess
Sanaz Haghani and Lara Vaienti
Rie Jones and L Beck Peterson
Roslyn Julia and Grace Tyson
Caroline Knickmeier and Sarah Stankey
Ann Kogen and Socorro Mucino
Madeleine LeMieux and Angela Shaffer
Amanda Musick and Meg Roussos
Maisie Neale and Clare Weeks
Lydia Panas and Aline Smithson
Brenda Steller and Karyn Stetz


About the Jurors: Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman have been collaborating on photographic narratives for four decades and understand reciprocity as essential to collaborative practice. Through photographs, artists books and installation, their work explores the confluence of history, myth and popular culture. Ciurej maintains her photographic practice in Chicago and Lochman is an educator and photographer in Milwaukee, WI. They share a studio in Milwaukee.

View the exhibition online
Visit the Gallery -- Thursday-Saturday-Sunday  12 - 4
Buy Art through WMG Webstore

COVID-10 Update: As of February 15, 2021, Woman Made Gallery is limiting the number of visitors in the gallery to ten at a time. Face masks are required.  No appointment necessary.

If you need accommodations to fully participate in this program, contact Please allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodations.