Lupercalia, 2011 (oil on panel, 24" x 30")

Lupercalia, 2011 (oil on panel, 24" x 30")


“She came into this world along the shores of the great inland sea we call Lake Michigan.  Now from her southern Wisconsin wilderness, Litherland casts a net into surrealist waters. She has hauled in many shimmering paintings, part vision, part myth, entirely original, which transport viewers to a secluded spot in the woods that reveals everything.”              

 “Conduit: The Only Magazine the Risks Annihilation,”  (No. 22, Spring 2011)


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Born in  Gary, Indiana, Gina Litherland has been active in the visual arts since the mid 1970s, exploring photography, performance, drawing and painting.  She studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and her paintings, drawings, and articles have been published worldwide in journals and periodicals.  Her essay on the connections between creative activity and the natural world, “Imagination & Wilderness,” appears in Surrealist Women: An International Anthology (University of Texas Press).  Litherland’s work has been the subject of a museum exhibitions at the James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters in Madison, the Haggerty Museum of Art in Milwaukee in 2007, and several solo exhibitions at Corbett vs. Dempsey Gallery in Chicago, most recently in 2013.


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Gina Litherland is represented in the Chicago area by Corbett vs. Dempsey Gallery.

Corbett vs. Dempsey is located at  1120 North Ashland, on the 3rd floor in the Dusty Groove America building.

Telephone:  773-278-1664