Founders

Catherine Edelman [b. 1962, New York, NY] opened her Chicago gallery more than 31 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 buyer. Recently, CEG has expanded its program to include mixed-media photo based art, as it seeks to expand the vocabulary of photography. The web site 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. 

Catherine is an active member of the Association of International Photography Art Dealers [AIPAD] and is widely respected as a leader, educator and specialist in the field of contemporary photography, and is the co-founder of CASE Art Fund.

Board of Directors

 

Susan Aurinko

Monica Badlani

Mimi Chakarova

Catherine Edelman

Karen Gaines

Ruth Goran

Roberta Kramer

Nabeela Rasheed

Anette Skuggedal

​Tim Wride

Anette Skuggedal [b. 1963, Oslo, Norway] holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication / Advertising from 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 onphotography, 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 catalogues 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.

Lumina Gallery  is an active member of AIPAD [Association of International Photography Art Dealers] and Skuggedal is the co-founder of CASE Art Fund. 

Advisory Board

 

Daniel Beltrá

Makeda Best

Tania Bruguera

Debi Cornwall

Natasha Egan

Helyn Goldenberg

Lauren Hadler

Achy Obejas

Leslie Thomas

Deborah Willis

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