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Gallery Hours & Location

Regular Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 5:00–8:00pm
(or by appointment)

Monthly Art Shows, the 2nd Saturday of the month, 6:00–10:00pm

1112 N. Ashland, Chicago, IL 60622

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Agitator Co-operative Gallery Mission Statement

Agitator cooperative gallery is a worker cooperative that makes decisions by consensus, valuing each member’s input equally, relying on non-hierarchical collective decision making. Agitator seeks to promote and engage significant art, including art made by conventionally overlooked artists.

Members of Agitator are diverse artist-curators with various racial, socioeconomic, gender, and sexual identities. Members share a common goal to curate art work that agitates or campaigns to provoke dialog and generate diversity, while respecting each artist’s vision and self-definition.

Current Members

Andrea Kaspryk*
Emilio Nadales   
Gretchen Hasse*
Larry Kamphausen*
Luna Rail*           
Michelle Graves*
Spencer Hutchinson*

*Founding members of Agitator


Former Members


Frederick Nitsch*
Jennifer Anne Buckley
Karmen Elaine
Lorenzo Angel Bonilla