Wednesday, September 24, 2008


Karena Karras surrealist/metarealist painter is having a solo show at Morpho Gallery, 5216 N. Damen, Chicago, IL
"The Dinner Party - Miniature Surrealist Portraits" are some of the works from her series of 100 surreal miniature portraits paired with a large painting depicting a dinner party with guests being from the portrait miniatures.
Opening Reception: Friday, October 3rd, 2008, 6pm-11pm
Show runs through Nov 1st.
or too see more of Karena's work

An exhibition by members of the Figurative Art League in the second floor gallery of the Noyes Cultural Center, 927 Noyes Street, Evanston, IL
Sept. 28 to Oct. 26, 2008 Opening reception Sunday Sept. 28, 3-5pm

Alan Emerson Hicks and Victoria Szilagyi are having a two person exhibiton as part of Chicago Artists month!
"Flotsam and Jetsam"
The Charnel House
3421 W. Fullerton Ave. Chicago, IL (773) 885-2263
Opening reception: Thursday-October 2nd 2008, 7pm-11pm
There will a performance by beautiful belly dance April Jouse, a member of the Jasmine Jahal Dance Company at 8:30pm.....don't miss it!
show runs throu October 29th
Viewing hours: Fridays, Saturdays and Sunday 12pm-5pm

George C. Clark and Victoria Szilagyi are both part of
Merchandise Mart (8th floor), ChicagoOct. 3-19,
Benefit opening reception Friday, Oct. 3

Sandra Reibscheid will have fine silver jewelry and lino block prints in the 2nd Annual Fall Fine Art Sale, Oct 4th
Looking for jewelry, sculpture, or wearable art? Need a special gift, something you won't find in every store and craft fair? The Second Annual Fall Fine Art Sale is the place to look. The artisans are local and most of their work is one-of-a-kind.
The show takes place on Saturday, October 4th, at 911 North Pine Avenue in Arlington Heights. The house is one street east of Arlington Heights Rd., between Frederick St. and Oakton Ave. Meet the artists and shop between 10 AM and 6 PM.

The Chicago Society of Artists Members Exhibit is at
the Triangle Gallery of Old Town, 1763 N. North Park Ave.
The exhibit includes the works of 33 artists, 15 of whom are members of the Artists Breakfast Group: Catherine Cajandig, Rita Dianni-Kaleel, Katherine Gauthier, Sandra Holubow, Gregory Mejia, James Mesple, Jacqueline Moses, Didier Nolet, Julia Oehmke, Robert Putnam, Sandra Reibscheid, Pauline Silberman, Jill Specks, Eric H. Steele, and Michelle Stone.
The exhibit continues through Sunday, September 28, from 12:30 to 4 PM. The artists will be there for this "closing." For more information: 312--337-1938

Dierdre Fox is a featured artist for Chicago Artist Month this year.
Both Dierder and George C. Clark are part of
"Inspiration in Andersonville:Exploring Cultural Heritage and Artistic Innovation," a group exhibition at the Swedish American Museum Center, Oct. 3-31,
with the opening on Oct. 3 from 6to 9 pm
and an artists panel talk on Oct. 5 from 4 to6 pm, moderated by Cynthia Quick from the Dept. of Cultural Affairs.

George C. Clark's painting "Lionel" will be on exhibit throughout October in the window of the Great Bread Company, 2126 Central Street in Evanston.
"CAFE PARIS TO CAFE CHICAGO" is an exhibit by the Chicago Artist's Networking Breakfast Group
Work by 31 artists on exhibit.
WHERE: AUGUST HOUSE STUDIO 2113 W. RoscoeChicago, IL 60618 (773) 327-5644
WHEN: October 1st - 26th
OPENING RECEPTION: Friday October 3, 2008, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
CLOSING RECEPTION: Sunday October 26th, 2008
TIME: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
GALLERY HOURS: Thursday - Saturday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"QUIET REVELATIONS"One-Woman Exhibition and Concert by Kathryn Gauthier
An exhibition of oil and watercolor landscape paintings.
Concert: Sunday, October 5th, 2008, 2:00 pm(an acoustic blend of bossa nova, swing, and original folk/blues)
Where: Morton Grove Public Library
6140 Lincoln Ave.Morton Grove, IL(847) 965-4220
Paintings will be on display in the auditorium throughout the month of October.

Alan Emerson Hicks is creating an installation at the Chicago Cultural Center starting September 2 and will go until September 30. The title of the installation is "Clouds of Baghdad" it will be made from plastic shopping bags and video tape. It is a part of The Open Studio Project with the Department of Cultural Affairs.The installation will be worked on Wed, Fri, and Sat.
from 10 AM-4 PM in September.
The Open Studio Project is in the pedway of the Cultural Center.
Address: Chicago Cultural Center78 E. Washington St.Chicago, IL 60602

Chicago Printmakers CollaborativeWorkshop Print Gallery
NOW SHOWING: Art of DemocracyPart of a nation-wide series of printmaking exhibitions hosted by the New York Society of Etchers
September 13 - November 1, 2008

Beatriz Ledesma will be showing her 2005 series "Keys" atThe State Street Gallery in a group show
The State Street Gallery presents "Chicago Meets Argentina"Recent works by Argentinean Artists living in Chicago and the Midwest.
The State Street Gallery@ Robert Morris College 401 S State StreetChicago IL 606053
Show Closing: November 23, 2008

"Later Impressions 2008" in the Chicago Cultural CenterRenaissance Court, 77 E. Randolph,is the juried exhibit of SAN (Senior Artists Network), for artists 50 years and up.Breakfast Group members chosen to exhibit their works are Sandra Holubow, Myrna Knepler, Joan Minsky, Julia Oehmke, Judith Roth, and Eric Steele.

Kim Laurel be part of "One Planet, One Experiment" at Woman Made GalleryOpening Reception: September 5th 2008, 6:00-9:00 pm
Exhibition Dates: September 5 - October 2, 2008

GEORGE C. CLARK will have a painting in "2008 Midwest Air Force Artists,"an exhibition of new work by 23 artists chosen for inclusion in the United States Air Force Art Collection.
The show will be at the Pritzker Military Library, 610 N. Fairbanks Court (2nd Floor),Chicago, IL 60611.
The exhibition is free and open to the public September 4 through October 4

Julia Oehmke will be in the juried show at the Northbrook Public Library in Northbrook , IL.The Numen was chosen for the show CAUTHT IN THE ACT art and the written word.Opening Reception Fri, Oct. 3, 2008 6:30 - 8:30

Sandra Holubow and Eric Holubow are both exhibitingin the juried biennial"2008 Rockford Midwestern," at theRockford Art MuseumRiverfront Museum Park711 N. Main Street, Rockford, IL
closing October 5.

Dierdre Fox's cool globe, Tapping Geothermal Energy, is in DC as part of Cool Globes on the Road, and will be on exhibit there May-Oct. 2008

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