Catherine Edelman Gallery

CEG is open to the public for regular hours. Social distancing guidelines are being followed, and all visitors are required to wear a face mask to enter the gallery. Hand sanitizer is  provided, as we are committed to creating a safe and welcoming environment for everyone. 

CEG offers free gallery tours every Saturday at 11:00 am. RSVP HERE.

CEG is also available for private events and rentals, subject to availability and City of Chicago phase 4 recommendations. Contact the gallery for more information. 


December 1, 2019 marked the 32-year anniversary of Catherine Edelman Gallery, a venue in Chicago for contemporary fine art photography. Since its founding in 1987, the gallery has established itself as one of the leading galleries in the country devoted to the exhibition of prominent living photographers, alongside new & young talent. The gallery showcases a broad range of subject matter, attracting both the seasoned collector and first-time buyer. CEG extended its program to include mixed-media photo-based art, as it seeks to expand the vocabulary of photography. Our website provides a wealth of information, including artist talks, interviews with art world professionals, an online only gallery for local talent, and extensive educational material. The gallery hosts six exhibitions a year and participates in art fairs throughout the country.

Recently, the gallery has relocated to 1637 W. Chicago Ave, in the West Town neighborhood. The newly renovated building gives CEG a bi-level space, occupying the ground floor and lower level, expanding its footprint to 4,200 sq. ft. The new gallery includes four exhibition spaces, a dedicated video room, a large viewing room for collectors, and an open area for educational programming, creating a flexible environment. CEG will continue to present living artists whose work expands the dialogue of photography.


Installation of “New Formations” / courtesy Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago



Top image: Installation of “Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison: Acts Without Words / courtesy Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago


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