Catherine Edelman [b. 1962, New York, NY] opened her Chicago gallery more than 34 years ago after completing her MFA in Photography at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Since its founding in 1987, the gallery has established itself as one of the leading galleries in the Midwest 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 buyers. CEG recently moved to a 4400 sq ft. bi-level space that includes a video room, and multiple exhibition areas, as it seeks to expand the vocabulary of photography. The website provides a wealth of information, including artist talks, interviews with art world professionals, and extensive educational material. The gallery participates in art fairs throughout the country, and is widely respected as a leader, educator, and specialist in the field of contemporary photography,
Catherine is an active member of the Association of International Photography Art Dealers [AIPAD] and is the co-founder of CASE Art Fund.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Anette Skuggedal [b. 1963, Oslo, Norway] holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication / Advertising from the University of Texas, Austin. For more than twenty-five years, she worked as an art director in film, advertising, and broadcasting. In 2003, she left the commercial industry to focus on photography, establishing herself as a consultant for private and corporate collections and launched PUG OSLO [Pop Up Gallery]. Through PUG, she worked with internationally acclaimed artists, curating an array of international exhibitions in Stockholm, Oslo, and Japan, publishing books and catalogs for Sally Mann, Roger Ballen, Yamamoto Masao, and Arno Rafael Minkkinen. In 2017, Skuggedal renamed PUG OSLO, opening Lumina Gallery [Serendipity] as part of a cultural art house in downtown Oslo that includes venues for music, film, architecture, and fashion. Lumina Gallery offers an array of workshops, exhibitions, and seminars, and is seen as a leading educator for fine art photography in Oslo.
Anette is the co-founder of CASE Art Fund.