ShopColumbia and EXPO CHICAGO 2017

ShopColumbia and EXPO CHICAGO 2017

ShopColumbia is pleased to announce that we will be attending this year's EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art. We are proud to present a diverse selection of fine art, photography, printmaking, film and interdisciplinary work by Columbia College Chicago students and alumni. This year we are located at booth #867 near the stairs to Special Projects and the Dining Lounge.  EXPO CHICAGO 2017 artists include:

Ricardo Bouyett, Photography '15

Bouyett will showcase film, photography, and fine art zines from the Oh Bouy photo series and film that explores the complexity of manhood in contemporary American society through the queer Latinx lens.

Hale Ekinci, Interdisciplinary Arts and Media '11

Chicago based Turkish artist, Ekinci, will showcase colorful and symbolic collages of photo-transfer images with ink illustration that narrate intercultural connections and social images of immigration and refugees.

Kyra Peterson, Interdisciplinary Arts '18

Current Columbia College Chicago student, Peterson, will showcase a film, artist book, and textiles from her project Sense which explores the elements of visual fine art within performative movement. 

Henry Voellmecke, Fine Art '17

Voellmecke will showcase a set of new large scale, geometric silkscreen prints which explore phenomena and formalism to discuss the relationship between the viewer and the viewed.

Aobo Wang, Photography '17

Recent Columbia College Chicago graduate, Wang, will showcase a set of large scale photographs that intersect fine art and fashion photography developed in Shanghai.


EXPO Chicago 2017 

September 13-17, 2017

Navy Pier, Festival Hall | 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago IL 60611


Wednesday, September 13           6:00pm-9:00pm
*A benefit for the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, presented by the MCA Women's Board

              Purchase Vernissage tickets here.

Thursday, September 14              11:00am-7:00pm
Friday, September 15                  11:00am-7:00pm 
Saturday, September 16              11:00am-7:00pm
Sunday, September 17                11:00am-6:00pm 

              Purchase general EXPO tickets here.

*Visit our event page for further details and behind the scenes


See ShopColumbia listed as a Special Exhibitor here.

For more details, visit


*ShopColumbia's storefront at 619 S Wabash Ave will be closed for the duration of EXPO CHICAGO. Visit our Facebook page for updates.