Chicago Project IV opens July 15 at the Catherine Edelman Gallery. It's the Edelman's bi-annual exhibition of local photographers featured in their online gallery, including Matt Austin, Justyna Badach, Jeremy Bolen, Dan Bradica, Troy Flinn, Lenny Gilmore, Wm. Bradley Johnson, Nate Mathews, Bill O'Donnell, TJ Proechel, Charlie Simokaitis and Shane Welch. (The photo above is by Troy Finn.)
Known Artists, New Work opens July 8 at the Schneider Gallery. Featured photographers include Luis Gonzalez Palma, Res, Lalla Essaydi, Chen Nong, and Ursula Sokolowska.
Two photo exhibitions open July 2 at the Art Institute of Chicago. Ralph Eugene Meatyard: Dolls and Masks in Gallery 1 and Souvenirs of the Barbizon: Photographs, Paintings and Works on Paper in Allerton Galleries 2-4. Ongoing shows include the latest work by Uta Barth in Galleries 188-189 through Aug. 14. Photography and photomontage also feature prominently in the museum's Avant-Garde Art in Everyday Life exhibit in Galleries 182-184 through Oct. 9.
Meanwhile, there are a couple weeks left to see the Museum of Contemporary Photography's excellent Public Works exhibit, which closes July 17. Our Origins opens there July 29.
Other notable shows continuing this month: The Working-Class Eye of Milton Rogovin is on exhibit through July 14 at the Roosevelt University Gage Gallery. Seeing Kiki Smith's Art Through Photography is at the Block Museum at Northwestern University through Aug. 15.