Luminous Ground: Artists With Histories, featuring artist Leo Segedin. Illinois State Museum, Chicago Gallery, April 4th-August 26th, 2011.
The artists of Luminous Ground: Artists With Histories share three important similarities: 1) the creation of life-long bodies of work of the highest caliber; 2) the influencing of multiple artists across generations, not only by their art, but through teaching and community involvement; 3) commitments of fifty to sixty years or more to the exploration of personal creativity.

Public Reception Friday, April 8th 4:30-6:30 PM, James R. Thompson Center
, 100 W. Randolph, suite 2-100 in Chicago's loop.
There will be two curator-led talks for Gallery members and guests: May 19th and June 16th from noon to 1 P.M. in the Gallery.


Chicago Now: Art Talk Chicago Interview with Byron Roche, January 9th, 2010.
"One year ago, Chicago art dealer Byron Roche announced that he would be closing his River North gallery space. We interviewed him about the reasons for the closing, his history as a gallerist, and his future plans which include operating as a private art dealer, playing music, and putting together an exhibition of his personal collection of jewelry and other artworks made by American servicemen in the Pacific theater of World War II."


Leo Segedin: A Retrospective at the Fine Arts Gallery Center, Northeastern Illinois University, November 1-December 3, 2010.
Artist Talk November 4th (time and place to be announced).
Artists Reception November 19th, 6-9 PM

The Lost Video - Byron Roche at the No Exit, Christmas party 1981.

Steve Zieverink at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Here/Not There Performance.

Chicago Now Article - The Byron Roche Gallery public space is closing.

Margaret Evangeline featured in Sculpture Magazine.

"The Chicago Music Scene" is out - written by Dean Milano and featuring Byron Roche, the book launch and preview event was November 22, 2009.

SONGPAINTING Songwriters Illuminate the Masterpieces, October 4th, 2009 at SPACE.
Featuring Vocalist Jamie O'Reilly, The Songs of Michael Smith, The Artwork of Painter Leopold Segedin, Mixed Media, And Iwona Biedermann, Photography

The artwork of Byron Roche Gallery artist Leopold Segedin was featured at SPACE in Evanston, IL. His "Old Men Dancing" series and the paintings of his Westside Chicago childhood accompanied the Michael Smith song "Hey Kid”.

Leopold Segedin, Northeastern University Library. Novemeber 2nd- 30th, 2009. Leo had a rececption and discussion of his work on Thursday, November 12th, 2009.

ArtTalk Chicago review of Leopold Segedin's new paintings.

Leopold Segedin show featured in Artletter

Art News Review of Margaret Evangeline

New City Art Review of Isabelle duToit - "Isabelle du Toit paints butterflies, squirrels and birds with the meticulous detail classical masters once devoted to still
lifes." Patrice Connelly

Tucked into a new location, just above its old spot under the El Tracks on Wells, the Byron Roche Gallery features a very Chicago view if ever there was one. Recently relocated, the gallery has always been a favorite, perhaps because the owner and operator, Byron Roche, always makes visitors feel welcome. Galleryscope

Micheal Hoffman Paintings featured in The Chicago Spire Showroom - Designed by Santiago Calatrava, one of today's most celebrated architects, The Chicago Spire is the most significant residential development in the world.

Paul Hunter installation at the Four Seasons Chicago

Paul Hunter’s work is now on display at the US Embassy in the Gabonese Republic of Africa as seen here with the Paul Hunter’s work is now on display as seen here with the Ambassador, Eunice S. Reddick.

Margaret Evangeline in "Drift", River Thames, London

BBC interview with Margaret Evangeline

Paul Hunter Review

Paul Hunter and Michael Hoffman on the 2008 Hotlist



Sweethearts Across the Pacific, jewelry made by US Serviceman in the South Pacific during WWII from the collection of Byron Roche.
Exhibit at the Austalian Embassy in Washington D.C.

"The Long Home" by Christian Wiman
(Paul Hunter Book Cover) One of Paul Hunter's metal leaf paintings, Dry Landscape#AM, has been used on the cover of a book of poetry entitled The Long Way Home, by Christian Wiman and published by Copper Canyon.

Sherri Donghia Book Signing - Internationally renowned textile designer Sherri Donghia visited Byron Roche Gallery for a book signing. Sherri Donghia, Executive vice president of design and marketing for Donghia, Inc.celebrated the release of her first book, Donghia: The Artistry of Luxury and Style. This seductively illustrated book delves into how to enhance your home's internal beauty through such basic design principles as integrity, balance. form, texture, light and more.





































































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