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I Give You

I Give You is a series of photographs by David Murray, and will be on display at Adornment + Theory from February 1 - March 1, 2018. Works on exhibit are for sale (framed: $425, unframed: $385).  Join us on March 1, from 6pm-8pm for the closing reception. Murray is a Chicago-based artist working in photography, sculpture and digital-media. Visit to see more of Murray's work.

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Featured Artist: Catalina Bellizzi

Catalina Bellizzi (CATAPHANT) is a multi-disciplinary artist and educator based out of Chicago, San Diego, and Miami whose various art forms (music, painting, writing, among others) explore the dark but beautiful areas of faith and redemption. Ascribing to the Christian faith, her work is an eccentric exploration of what it looks like to embrace the inevitable struggle that this walk entails. Pain, grief, uncertainty, and suffering all become vehicles for the art making process and tools used to refine one’s heart, ultimately working for good. Bellizzi was born in Kansas city, Kansas, raised in Ohio, and has called Chicago home for the past decade. She is half-Colombian, half-Argentine and uses the cultural complexity of her upbringing to influence her creative process, often drawing influences...

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Reflections on 2017

2017 was very good to me, though nowhere near easy. I ran a marathon, participated in the women’s march, met my fitness goals, and opened a business, two goals on an unclear horizon that came into shape this year. I’d always had the dream to open my own business, but at the onset of the journey I knew that to successfully achieve this I’d have to develop an entire new set of skills and evolve to a new place mentally/emotionally.

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