Mar 22, 2014

FLOAT: Kim Laurel and Alan Emerson Hicks - Exhibit at Chicago State University, Reception March 25

FLOAT

Kim Laurel and Alan Emerson Hicks

Mixed media works on paper and recycled found material sculptures


The President's Gallery
Chicago State University
March 18 - April 25, 2014


Reception and Artist's Talk:
Tuesday, March 25, 12:30 - 3:00 pm
A two person exhibition curated by Prof. Joyce Owens Anderson features Chicago area artists Alan Emerson Hicks and Kim Laurel
Laurel's mixed media works on paper are from a continuing deconstructed kites series: The Maquette Studies. Hicks' sculptures are constructed from recycled found materials. This unique pairing of artists contrasts scale, materials, formalism and spontaneous construction.


The President's Gallery
Chicago State University, IL.
9501 S. King Drive
Cook Administration Building, 3rd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60628


Gallery Hours:
Mon thru Fri. 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
3rd floor COOK Building
Open-to-the-public and free
773-995-3984/3905

Chicago State University

Feb 26, 2014

Cornelia Arts Building Open Studios Event March 21

"The Cornelia Arts Building - Where Art Works"
Night Music by guest artist Michael Del Valle
Marilyn In A White Dress by Guest Artist Aaron Wooten
Join the Cornelia Arts Building resident and guest artists and artisans in their First open house of the year!
Friday March 21, 6 - 10 pm
Traffic by guest artist Aaron Wooten
Waves of Music by guest artist Michael Del Valle
Over 45 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! See what they have been creating on two full floors of working artist studios!
Myths in Chaos by resident artist Randi Russo

Sympathies IV by resident artist Jason Messinger
With special hallway guest artist exhibitions, complimentary refreshments and nibbles, live music by Gypsy Jazz Band "The Swang Quintet", gourmet food truck The Tamale Spaceship, and some of Chicago's best artists, in a friendly atmosphere evening event!
Snowy Retro by resident artist Judy Schumacher
The Upward Path by resident artist Doug Frohman
Established in 1986, the Cornelia Arts Building is one of the largest All-Artist studio buildings on Chicago's Northside. The buiding rests in the epicenter of three distinct Chicago Neighborhoods; Lakeview, Roscoe Village, and Ravenswood/North Center.
Burn Through by resident artist Doug Birkenheuer
Tibetan Skies by guest artist Paula Frohman
 Open Studio Event is FREE and open to the public.
Circles Moderne by resident artist Beth Kahmi
Nature Walks by resident artist Jason Messinger
Cornelia Arts Building 
March Open Studios 2014 
Friday March 21, 6 - 10 pm
Cornelia Arts Building
1800 W. Cornelia, Chicago, IL
Entrance on Ravenswood - West of Metra Train tracks,
South of Addison, between Damen and Lincoln
Located Two blocks South of CTA Brown Line Addison Stop.  
Free parking available in lot out front and on streets nearby.
Urban Dancers by guest artist Joey Wozniak
ArtSlant Preview SlideShow 

CorneliaArtsBuilding.com 

Jan 19, 2014

Absolut Wrapture - Fundraising Art Auction for Chicago House Jan 23, Willis Tower, Chicago


Join Chicago Artists and other supporters at the 12 year anniversary of the Absolute Wrapture Art Auction and Evening, 
a fun filled Absolute Cocktail fueled benefit which helps support the worthy  Chicago House.

Sneak Peak of the Art Auction .

Nov 6, 2013

Cornelia Arts Building Pre Holiday Open Studios: Nov 22 and Nov 23

The Cornelia Arts Building 
Where Art Works
"Oh What A Day" Amy Van Winkle - Guest Artist
Pre-Holiday Open Studios
Friday, Nov 22, 6-10 pm
Saturday, Nov 23, 1-5 pm


Come join the Building residents in their LAST open house of the year! 

 
"Belmont Station" Emily Rapport, Guest Artist

Over 45 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. See what they have been creating on two full floors of working artist studios!

Madeleine Philbin - Resident Artist

This two-day event is the last all-studio open house of the year!

With special hallway guest artist exhibitions, complimentary refreshments, local gourmet food truck, The Tamale Spaceship: Tamalespace101, and some of Chicago's best artists, in a friendly atmosphere evening event.
 
Beth Kamhi - Resident Artist

Featuring LIVE jazz music Friday night by "Minus One Quintet" 
Minus One Quintet Facebook Page
 
Kevin Swallow - Resident Artist
Established in 1986, the Cornelia Arts Building is one of the largest All-Artist studio buildings on Chicago's Northside. The building rests in the epicenter of three distinct Chicago Neighborhoods; Lakeview, Roscoe Village, and Ravenswood/North Center.

Jason Messinger - Resident Artist

FREE and open to the public !

 
Joey Wozniak - Guest Artist

The Cornelia Arts Building
Pre-Holiday Open Studios
Friday, Nov 22, 6-10 pm
Saturday, Nov 23, 1-5 pm

1800 West Cornelia, Chicago, IL 

Entrance on NW corner of Ravenswood 
Steps from Brown Line Addison Train Stop
Free Parking in lot in front and in neighborhood 

CorneliaArtsBuilding.com 
Facebook Event Listing
Slideshow Preview on Artslant

Oct 25, 2013

Doug Birkenheuer 25 Year Retrospective at the Center On Halsted 11/15/2013 - 1/2/2013



Doug Birkenheuer
25 Year Retrospective at the Center On Halsted
November 15, 2013 - January 2, 2014
A year-by-year look at the artistic development of one of Chicago's most appealing figurative photographers.



A master of light, shadow, and the human figure, Chicago fine-art and commercial photographer Doug Birkenheuer presents a 25 year retrospective of his exquisite artwork capturing and re-imagining the human form.
 
Opening Reception:
Friday November 15th, 2013, 7-9 pm

Center On Halsted, 2nd Floor Gallery
3656 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL 60613

$5 donation to COH, cash bar, 10% of Art Sales go to COH


centeronhalsted.org 

BirkenheuerPhotography.com


Self Portrait 1992
Self Portrait 2011




Sep 17, 2013

ArtWorks - Anti-Defamation League Fundraising Art Auction and Event

Art Works: Justice, Advocacy and Art
Wed. Oct. 2 - River East Art Center, Chicago

Mural by Jason Messinger

ArtWorks is the first annual art exhibition, fundraiser and silent auction highlighting the mission and impact of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).  ADL was founded in 1913 to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment for all. ArtWorks features unique artwork created by today’s leading and emerging artists. The artwork featured at the event will combine both donated art as well as artwork that is reflective of one or more aspects of ADL’s mission.  All of the artwork will be part of a silent and live auction at the event.

Oi Painting by Darrell Roberts

ArtWorks begins on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at River East Art Center in Chicago, Illinois. The exhibition will begin with a VIP reception with the artists at 5:30 PM and the main event will be open to the public from 6:30 – 11:30 PM. ArtWorks will feature an open bar, hors d’ouevres and live flamenco music provided by Karpah. Guests will have the opportunity to mix and mingle with the artists and learn more about their work.

Painting by David Gista

Over 50 of Chicago's emerging and award winning artists will participate. The work of the ArtWorks artists will present ADL’s mission and work over the last 100 years through a variety of mediums. Each artist brings a unique perspective and interpretation of ADL’s mission.

Artworks ADL has launched an online preview of a select sub-set of the exhibition. No matter where you are in the world you will have the opportunity to bid on the artwork! Check out ADL's exhibition on Paddle 8.

ArtWorks: Justice Advocacy and Arts
Wed. Oct. 2, 2013
River East Art Center, 
435 E. Illinois, Chicago, IL
VIP Tickets- $150
General Admission- $100
Young Leaders- $75


Artworks ADL Information Page 

Purchase Tickets For Event

Bid on Art On-Line (before Event)

Jason Messinger's Donation - Bid On-Line

Sep 13, 2013

Cornelia Arts Building Open Studios - Fri Oct 4


Cornelia Arts Building 
October Open Studios

1800 W. Cornelia Chicago, IL 
Entrance on Ravenswood  Friday, October 4th, 6 - 10 PM

Jaclyn Mednicov - Buried
Lea Basile Lazarus, An Attitude
The Cornelia Arts Building - Where Art Works
Over 45 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. Come see what the building residents have been creating on two full floors of working artist studios.

Kass Copeland, The Davenport Brothers

Lisa Larson, The Island

With special hallway guest artist exhibitions, complimentary refreshments, live music by "Minus One Quintet", local gourmet food truck "Tamale Spaceship", and some of Chicago's best artists, in a friendly atmosphere evening event . 
 
Kevin Swallow, Gallery District Lofts

Established in 1986, the Cornelia Arts Building is one of the largest All-Artist studio buildings on Chicago's Northside. The buiding rests in the epicenter of three distinct Chicago Neighborhoods; Lakeview, Roscoe Village, and Ravenswood/North Center. Close to public transportation, with free parking available in lot out front and on streets nearby. FREE and open to the public.

Tiffany Stronsky, Sketch of a brunch

Artists include: Jason Messinger, Jeremiah Ketner, Kevin Swallow, Darrell Roberts, Doug Birkenheuer, Lauren Harlowe, Beth Kahmi, Emily Roynesdal, Greg Milne, Sandy Stranz, Judy Zeddies, Marianne Scanlon, Vanessa Hirschowitz, Becky Chmielewski, Tor Detwiler, James Parenti, Katherine Drake Chial, Matt Nichols, Bahar Partow, Jeff Bryner, Scott Simons, Phillip Hartigan, Josh Garber, Reed Kirst, Alyson Poston, Fraser Taylor, Wyatt Grant, Eric Steele, Pam Robinson, Karla Wheeler, Eric Weinstein, Doug Frohman, Lisa Larson, Judy Lichtenstein, Tffany Stronsky,  Alexandra Paez-Quijano, Madeline Philbin, John Colucci, Susanne Siegal, Randi Russo, Michelle Stone, Michelle Starbuck Designs, Steve Amos, Judy Schumacher, Alexander von Agoston, with art organizations Friends of The Arts and Fire Arts, and with special guest artists Jaclyn Mednicov, Lea Basile Lazarus, Kass Copeland, Joey Wozniak, and MANY MORE!

Jason Messinger, Sympathies III

Cornelia Arts Building 
October Open Studios

1800 W. Cornelia, Chicago, IL 
Entrance on Ravenswood 
Friday, October 4th, 6 - 10 PM
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Part of Chicago Artists Month
CorneliaArtsBuilding.com           
Artwork Slideshow on ArtSlant
Facebook Event Listing
ChicagoArtistsMonth.org
 

Aug 19, 2013

Alan Emerson Hicks Open Studios - Sat. Aug 26

Alan Emerson Hicks
Open Studio 
Saturday August 24, 6-9 PM
1800 West Cuyler, Chicago

Come visit the working artist studio of 
Plastic-fantastic Artist Alan Emerson Hicks
at this one-night only event.
Hicks works with re-purposed plastic from our consumer stream, 
transforming the work into lace-like basketry forms, 
complex layered wall pieces, 
intriguing standing sculpture, 
and his 'Video Tape' series of performance sculptures 
inspired by the tropes of illusionist shows.



Preview Alan's Work at Crazy8Art.comCrazy8Art.com

Apr 24, 2013

Cornelia Arts Building
Where Art Works 
May Open Studios 
Friday May 10, 6 - 10 pm
See original artwork from over 40 resident and guest artists and artisans in their working art studios, with special Guest Artists Gerry Santora and Aeron Maxwell
Self Discovery - Gerry Santora

Painting, Drawing, Prints, Photography, Sculpture, Tile Murals, Ceramic, Jewelry, Textiles, Collage, and More! 

Aeron Maxwell
FREE and open to the public, with live music by Belle Street Trio, and Gourmet Food Truck
Darrell Roberts
Starry Night- Joey Wozniak
Resident and Guest Artists include: Doug Birkenheuer, James Parenti, Jeff Bryner, Alyson Poston, Jonathan Cernak, Darrell Roberts, Nancy Charak, Emily Roynesdal, Becky Chmielewski, Randi Russo, John Colucci, Gerry Santora, Tor Dettwiller, Judy Schumacher, Lauren Harlowe, Susanne Siegel, Philip Hartigan, Scott Simons, Beth Kahmi, Sandy Stranz, Jeremiah Ketner, Tiffany Stronsky, Reed Kirst, Kevin Swallow, Basia Krol, Fraser Taylor, Aeron Maxwell, Eric Weinstein, Jason Messinger, Joey Wozniak, Judy Lichtenstein, Greg Milne and more!
Randi Russo

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