Apr 29, 2016

Cornelia Arts Building May 20 Open Studios Event


Cornelia Arts Building
May 2016 Open Studio Event

Friday, May 20, 6 to 10 pm
1800 West Cornelia, Chicago, IL

Guest artist Tracy Frein
The Cornelia Arts Building - Where Art Works 

Guest artist Gregory J. Matthews

Come celebrate Spring with the working artists of the Cornelia Arts Building, at their last open house until the fall! See the working art studios of the talented resident artists and artisans, meet them directly without intermediaries, and explore their working practices up close! 

Resident artist Meka Hemmons of SpiderMeka Photography

Meet our building resident artists, see hallway guest artist exhibitions by Tracy Frein and Gregory J. Matthews, enjoy complimentary beverages and refreshments in the studios and try the delicious fare from the food truck outside! Our open studio events are family friendly and free to the public!

Resident artist Frances Temchin

The building opens their doors to the public only four times a year. At this Spring event, come explore two full floors of working artist studios, and have a chance to purchase artwork and hand-made crafts directly from the people who made them. Over fifty local artists and artisans work in this former ice-house, including sculptors, painters, photographers, ceramic artists, print-makers, jewelry designers, textile artisans, and much more. 

Resident Artist Michelle Stone
Resident Artist Doug Frohman

Established in 1986, the Cornelia Arts Building is one of the largest All-Artist studio buildings on Chicago's North side. The building rests at the border of three distinct Chicago Neighborhoods - Lakeview, Roscoe Village, and North Center. 
Resident Artist Diane Ponder
Close to public transportation and only two blocks south of the Addison Brown Line CTA stop, with free parking available in parking lot out front and on neighborhood streets nearby.

Guest Artist Joey Wozniak
Cornelia Arts Building 
May 2016 Open Studio Event
Friday, May 20, 6 - 10 pm
The Cornelia Arts Building - Where Art Works
1800 West Cornelia, Chicago, IL
Entrance on NW corner of Ravenswood and Cornelia.
Two blocks south of Addison Brown Line CTA Station.
Free parking available in lot and in neighborhood. 


Resident Artist Jason Messinger
Building Info: CorneliaArtsBuilding.com
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Feb 13, 2016

Cornelia Arts Building March 11 2016 Open Studios Event


Cornelia Arts Building 
March 2016 Open Studios Event
Fri March 11, 6 - 10 pm 
The Cornelia Arts Building - Where Art Works
1800 West Cornelia Ave, Chicago, IL 
"Snow at Sunset" - Guest Artist Shalisha Erenberg
Come visit during our FIRST open studio event of the year, in this special EARLY SPRING event! One of only a handful of times a year when the building opens it's doors to the public and invites them to see the working art studios of Chicago based artists and artisans, meet them directly without intermediaries, and explore their working practices up close. 
"Postcards" - Resident artist Jason Messinger
Explore two full floors of working artist studios, and have a chance to purchase artwork and hand-made crafts directly from the artists and artisans who made them. Over fifty local artists and artisans work in this former ice-house, including sculptors, painters, photographers, ceramic artists, print-makers, jewelry designers, textile artisans, and much much more.
Resident Artist Diane Ponder
Meet several NEW residents opening their doors, special hallway guest artist exhibition by Shalisha Erenberg and Jordan Scott, complimentary beverages and refreshments in the studios, and food truck Donerman outside! Open studio events are Family Friendly - with an interactive Kid's Art Creates project on our front porch (weather permitting). 
Guest artist Joey Wozniak
Established in 1986, the Cornelia Arts Building is one of the largest All-Artist studio buildings on Chicago's Northside. The building rests at the border of three distinct Chicago Neighborhoods; Lakeview, Roscoe Village, and North Center. Close to public transportation and only two blocks south of the Addison Brown Line CTA stop, with free parking available in parking lot out front and on neighborhood streets nearby. 

Event is FREE and open to the public.

"Angled Reflections" resident artist Kevin Swallow
Building resident artists include:  Steve Amos, The Arts Palette, FIRE ARTS, Doug Birkenheuer, Michael Benz, Sarah Boyle, Judith Brotman, Jeanne L. Carava, Katherine Drake Chial, Gary D., Michelle Starbuck Designs, Friends of the Arts, Doug Frohman, Josh Garber, Phillip Hartigan, SpiderMeka Photography, Beth Kamhi, Reed Kirst, John Otto Kuhlmann, Richard Lange, Lisa Larson, Lindsey Liss, Judy Lichtenstein, Jason Messinger, Matt Nichols, Alexandra Paez-Quijano, James Parenti, Bahar Partow, Madeleine Philbin, Diane Ponder, Melissa Porter, Alyson Poston, Pam Robinson, Randi Russo, Marianne Scanlon, Jordan Scott, Susanne Siegal, Scott Simons, Tiphanie Spencer, Eric Steele, Scott Stevens, Michelle Stone, Sandy Stranz, Tiffany Stronsky, Kevin Swallow, Fraser Taylor, Frances Temchin, Teri Tito, Alexander von Agoston, Eileen Walsh, Eric Weinstein, Karla Wheeler, and Judy Zeddies 
And Guest Artists Shalisha Erenberg, Joey Wozniak, and others! 

Cornelia Arts Building 
March 2016 Open Studios Event
Fri March 11, 6 - 10 pm 
1800 West Cornelia Ave, Chicago, IL 
Entrance on Ravenswood.
Two blocks south of CTA Brown Line Addison stop.
Free parking in lot and in neighborhood.

Dec 15, 2015

Dec 17 Closing Reception - Cornelia Arts Bldg Artists in the Loop


Join 27 of the Cornelia Arts Building Artists in their end of show Artist Reception and Holiday Fundraiser party at State Street Gallery - Robert Morris University, Chicago. 

Thursday Dec 17, 
2-7 pm festivities, 5-7 pm artist reception
401 South State Street, Chicago
FREE and open to the public
 
Cornelia Arts Building Artist in the Loop show runs now through Dec 22, hours are Mon - Thu from 10 am to 6 pm.

Oct 25, 2015

Cornelia Arts Building Nov 2015 - Open Studio Events

Cornelia Arts Building 
November 2015 Open Studios
"The Cornelia Arts Building - Where Art Works"
Fri Nov 20, 6 - 10 pm
Sat Nov 21, 2 - 6 pm
Guest Artist Tracy Frein
Come visit at the building's LAST open studio event of the year, in this special pre-holiday TWO-DAY event! Explore two full floors of working artist studios, and have a chance to purchase artwork and hand-made crafts directly from the artists and artisans who made them.
Resident Artist Spider Meka Photography
Visit the largest quantity of open studios showing in the year, with new residents opening their doors, special gift items made for this show alone, special hallway guest artist exhibitions by Tracy Frein and Beatriz Ledesma, complimentary beverages and refreshments in the studios, a local food truck outside, all in a jovial TWO-DAY setting!
 
Resident Artist Doug Frohman

Over fifty local artists and artisans work in this former ice-house, including sculptors, painters, photographers, ceramic artists, print-makers, jewelry designers, textile artisans, and much much more.  
Guest Artist Beatriz Lendesma

Established in 1986, the Cornelia Arts Building is one of the largest All-Artist studio buildings on Chicago's Northside. This event is our last time of the year when the building opens it's doors to the public and invites them to see the working art studios of Chicago based artists and artisans, meet them directly without intermediaries, and explore their working practices up close.
Resident Artist Alexander Von Agonston
Resident Artist Diane Ponder
The building rests at the border of three distinct Chicago Neighborhoods; Lakeview, Roscoe Village, and North Center. Close to public transportation and only two blocks south of the Addison Brown Line CTA stop, with free parking available in parking lot out front and on neighborhood streets nearby.
Guest artist Joey Wozniak
Event is FREE and open to the public.
Resident Artist Jason Messinger
Cornelia Arts Building 
November 2015 Open Studio
"The Cornelia Arts Building - Where Art Works"
Fri Nov 20, 6 - 10 pm
Sat Nov 21, 2 - 6 pm
1800 West Cornelia, Chicago
Entrance on Ravenswood.
Two blocks south of CTA Brown Line Addison stop.
Free parking in lot and in neighborhood.
Resident Artist Lisa Larson

Oct 8, 2015

Cornelia Arts Building Artists In the Loop: Thru Dec 22

Sights, Sounds and 
Sensations of the City 
Select artists from 
The Cornelia Arts Building
exhibiting in the Loop
Now through Dec 22
Mon -Thu, 10 am - 6 pm

"Urban Sentinels" Jason Messinger
"November" - Jordan Scott
The city of Chicago boasts over 75 neighborhoods with distinguishing personas experienced through their cuisine, shopping, art, history, architecture and heritage. The common thread is they all bring an element of excitement to the senses. This collection of artwork and artisan crafts focuses on the rich colors, textures and sounds that ebb and flow as one moves about the city.
"Chicagoscape II" - Lisa Larson
"City Twilight Blues" - Kevin Swallow
Sights, Sounds and Sensations of the City is a juried exhibition of fine artwork and artisan crafts from 27 of the 50 resident artists in the Cornelia Arts Building. Showing together for the first time in a group show outside their studios, and on display across town in the State Street Gallery at Robert Morris University. Bringing these distinct neighborhoods, known for their appreciation of the arts, together in celebration of the Chicago Arts Month city-wide events. 
"The Girl and the Goat" - Tiffany Stronsky
"Bikini Bag" - Doug Frohman
Artists’ Reception held 
Thu Oct 15, 5 - 7 pm 

"Wax Drip Bronze Cuff" - Janeane Bowlware
"Galaxy Ring" - Susanne Siegel
Exhibiting artists include Alexander von Agoston, Micheal Bennett, Doug Birkenheuer, Janeane Bowlware, Katherine Chial, Tor Dettwiler, Doug Frohman, Philip Hartigan, Vincent Hawkins, Beth Kamhi, John Otto Kuhlmann, Richard Lange, Lisa Larson, Judy Lichtenstein, Jason Messinger, Diane Ponder, Darrell Roberts, Randi Russo, Susanne Siegel, Jordan Scott, Tiphanie Spencer, Michelle Stone, Sandra Stranz, Tiffany Stronsky, Kevin Swallow, Eric Weinstein, and Judy Hinkes Zeddies.

"The Word" - Katherine Drake Chial
"Rising Sun" - Sandra Stranz
The Cornelia Arts Building - Where Art Works, established in 1986, is one of the largest all-artist studio buildings on Chicago's Northside. Situated in a former ice house built in 1910, the building is the working space of over fifty local artists and artisans, including sculptors, painters, photographers, ceramic artists, print-makers, jewelry designers, textile artisans, and more. Located at 1800 West Cornelia Avenue, the building rests at the border of three distinct Chicago Neighborhoods; Lakeview, Roscoe Village, and North Center. 
"Grew Some II" - Michelle Stone

"Tidal Waves Under the Skin" - Randi Russo
The State Street Gallery, established in 2004, is part of Robert Morris University - Illinois’ main campus on the southeast edge of the Loop. The gallery is an outlet for art education and cultural enrichment for the University's students, employees and the surrounding community. The building itself, located at 401 South State Street, has a significant place in Chicago’s architectural history as is was the first downtown department store opened by Sears and Roebuck, Co.

"Your Brian Needs To Eat" - Eric Weinstein
"Slag" - Phillip Haritgan
"Construction Lover" - Doug Birkenheuer
Sights, Sounds and 
Sensations of the City 

State Street Gallery 
Robert Morris University
401 Sth State Street, Chicago, IL
Show runs Sep 1 – Dec 22
Mon -Thu, 10 am - 6 pm
FREE and open to the public 
Artists Reception 
Thu Oct 15, 5 - 7 pm

Phone: 312-935-4088
"Rambler" - Judy Zeddies
 

Sep 10, 2015

Cornelia Arts Building Oct 2 Open Studios Event

Cornelia Arts Building  
October Open Studios  
Part of Chicago Artists Month  
Cornelia Arts Building 
1800 West Cornelia, Chicago   
Friday October 2, 6 - 10 pm
 
Guest Artist Alan Emerson Hicks "Superkid"
Guest Artist Stephanie Bird - Larkspur Quartet

"The Cornelia Arts Building 
- Where Art Works"


Resident Artist Randi Russo - Industrial Pastures of the Present
Over fifty local artists and artisans work in this former ice-house, including sculptors, painters, photographers, ceramic artists, print-makers, jewelry designers, textile artisans, and much much more.  Explore two full floors of working artist studios, and have a chance to purchase artwork and hand-made crafts directly from the artists and artisans who made them.

Resident Artist James Parenti - Flowers #1

Start Chicago Artist's Month at the Cornelia Arts Building! Chicago Artists Month is an initiative of the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events that showcases the work of Chicago’s independent artists and arts organizations. As a platform for independently-produced events and programs in all disciplines, CAM highlights creative activity in Chicago neighborhoods; encourages tourism and small business development; fosters collaboration and opportunities for creative expression and learning.
 
Resident Artist Kevin Swallow - Andersonville Water Tank

See the open studios of resident artist and artisans, with special hallway guest artist exhibitions, complimentary refreshments, local food truck Pierogi Street, live music performed by Sylvie Grace, and some of Chicago's best artists, in a family friendly atmosphere and jovial evening event!
 
Doug Frohman - Particles

Established in 1986, the Cornelia Arts Building is one of the largest All-Artist studio buildings on Chicago's Northside; and their October Open Studio Events is one of the oldest continually-run artist studio events in the city of Chicago. This event is one of only four events held a year, when the building opens it's doors to the public and invites them to see the working art studios of Chicago based artists and artisans, meet them directly without intermediaries, and explore their working practices up close.
 
Tiphanie Spencer - City Life

The building rests at the border of three distinct Chicago Neighborhoods; Lakeview, Roscoe Village, and North Center. Close to public transportation and only two blocks south of the Addison Brown Line CTA stop, with free parking available in parking lot out front and on neighborhood streets nearby.
 
Guest Artist Joey Wozniak

Event is FREE and open to the public.
 
Resident Artist Jason Messinger - Flowers

Cornelia Arts Building 
October Open Studios Event
Cornelia Arts Building - Where Art Works
1800 West Cornelia, Chicago, IL
Entrance on Ravenswood
Friday October 2, 6 - 10 pm

 
CorneliaArtsBuilding.com


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