Alice Shaddle, Pool, 1984. Colored pencil on paper, 47 x 69 in.
Discover the intricate world of Alice Shaddle (1928–2017), an artist whose practice of more than 60 years in Chicago centered on paper-based creations. Curated by Nicholas Lowe and Lisa Stone, the exhibition introduces Shaddle’s ingenious, original manipulations of paper, revealing her intensive modes of working and inventive use of materials. The exhibition explores Shaddle’s life and work in the context of Chicago’s kaleidoscopic art world from the 1960s through the 2000s, highlighting her long association with Artemisia Gallery and her life in the George Blossom House, a residential property in Hyde Park designed by Frank Lloyd Wright where Shaddle lived for more than 50 years.