Margins, Material and Metaphor

Opening reception: Friday, March 15th, 2019 from 7 – 11 PM

Show runs through April 28th, 2019

With work by: Surabhi Ghosh & Olivia Valentine

Surabhi Ghosh resituates the marginalized narratives and visual phenomena that inhabit everyday spaces to the center. Combining the spectacular with the mundane, she transforms materials such as upholstery vinyl and glass beads through repetitive processes of drawing, cutting,...

Inspire & Empower: Women Creating Change in Their Communities

Opening reception: Saturday, March 9th, 2019 at 11 AM

Inspire & Empower: Women Creating Change in their Communities

In celebrating International Women’s Day, Heaven Gallery invites nine women who are making positive impacts in their communities. This group includes women that are running for office, activists that are creating housing and art cooperatives, and community leaders. These women will speak about their...

5TH WAVE COLLECTIVE PRESENTS: RETREAT FROM WINTER

Saturday February 9th, 2019, 7 PM

Escape the harsh Chicago winter weather with an evening of light, enchanting music presented by 5th Wave Collective. Enjoy refreshments and peruse Heaven Gallery’s current exhibition. 

5th Wave Collective is a Chicago-based classical music ensemble dedicated to the performance and promotion of music by female composers. Bringing together a diverse group of musicians, we advance our...

Small Gestures Artist Walkthrough

Join us for a walk through with Gianna Commito, Nina Rizzo, and Stephanie McMahon as they talk about their practice and their work featured in our current exhibition Small Gestures.

Coffee by La Colombe and pastries by Artemios Bakery

Gestures, or actions of the body (most notably the hands and arms), that are used to communicate ideas and intentions have their source in the physical presence and movement of the...

The world can never be exactly what you want it to be. Opening

Opening reception: Friday, February 1st, 2019 from 7 – 11 PM

Show runs through March 10th, 2019


The work in "the world can never be exactly what you want it to be" addresses and puts on display the feeling of unease that living in the United States today imparts. This show grapples with these ideas through painting, sculpture, fiber, and installation. Mayorga, Bowman, and Hilshorst all bring up issues related to...