Wednesday, October 15, 2008


Sari Maxfield is showing at
Around the Coyote
This weekend October 17-19
this held this year at
Plumbers Hall in West Loop.
Address is 1340 W Washington.
Sari was selected as one of the "Curator's Choice artists by Guest Curator is Allison Peters Quinn, Director of Exhbitions at Hyde Park Art Center.
Sari's booth # 91.

Opening reception ...thinking about Persephone
Samhain/Day of the Dead...thinking about Persephone EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION
Friday, October 17, 6 to 9 PM
Exhibiting artists include: Sean Culver, Pauline Kochanski, Charlie Thorne, Laura Coyle, Kim Laurel, Fletcher Hayes, Lourdes Guerreo, Miguel Lopez-Lemus, Kapra Fleming, Michael Montenegroe, Barbara Koenen, James Mesple, Whitney Hetrick, and others.
Irish American Heritage Center,
4626 N. Knox, Chicago, IL 60630
Special Exhibit hours on HalloweenFriday, October 31, 6 to 9 PM
All other dates:Saturdays and Sundays, October 18 to November 16
Gallery Hours: 1 to 4 PM

Continuing through November 9, 2008-Bonnie Peterson is part of
The Art of Democracy at LUMA
The exhibition, timed to coincide with the 2008 Presidential election displays works by 60 printmakers whose art is concerned with democracy, social activism and political change. The artists continue the tradition of using poster and print media as a vehicle for social advocacy and propaganda.
The exhibition is organized by the New York Society of Etchers and includes 25 Chicago-based artists.
Hours of LUMA: Monday: closedTuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (free admission) (otherwise its suggested admission!!!!)Wednesday - Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
General visitor info for LUMA: page about this exhibition:

Rita Dianni-Kaleel and Julia Oehmke are in a group exhibition
at Maria Pappas' office, County Building, 118 N. Clark, Ste 112
from September 23rd thru Oct 27th.

"Memories of a past long gone........"
Argentinean artist Beatriz Ledesma presents an exploration of the rituals and designs of the Diaguitas Indians
runs through November 7th, 2008
Beatriz also has paintings and prints at
the Writer's Workspace opening later this month.

Peter N. Gray will be one of the featured artists at the Science in Art Exhibition at the University of Chicago Center for Integrative Science.
The exhibition dates are October 10 through December 13, 2008.
Peter's sculpture work can be seen at

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/
show runs through October 29th
Viewing hours: Fridays, Saturdays and Sunday 12pm-5pm

Catherine Cajandig has prints in juried show at
Bloomingdale ParkDistrict Museum, 108 S, Bloomingdale Rd. Bloomingdale, IL.
Show title: "About Face" Sept. 13 to Oct 18.

Karena Karras surrealist/metarealist painter is having a solo show at Morpho Gallery, 5216 N. Damen, Chicago, IL
Show runs through Nov 1st.for more info

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

Kim Laurel, George C. Clark, Fletcher Hayes and Victoria Szilagyi are part of The CHICAGO ART OPEN 2008
The largest and most comprehensive exhibition of contemporary Chicago artists is on view October 3-19
at the historic Merchandise Mart in River North, 8th floor, Chicago, IL

Both Dierde 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

"CAFE PARIS TO CAFE CHICAGO" is an exhibit by the Chicago Artist's Networking Breakfast GroupWork by 31 artists on exhibit.
WHERE: AUGUST HOUSE STUDIO 2113 W. RoscoeChicago, IL 60618 (773) 327-5644
GALLERY HOURS: Thursday - Saturday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Show runs through October 26th

Chicago Women's Caucus for Art Presents: MEMBERS' EXHIBITION, Peter Jones Gallery, 1806 W. Cuyler.
Closing reception November 9, 3 - 6 p.m.
This exhibit is in-conjunction with Chicago Artists' Month and ArtWalk Ravenswood. Shelley Gilchrist is a breakfast member featured in the show.

"QUIET REVELATIONS"One-Woman Exhibition and Concert by Kathryn GauthierAn exhibition of oil and watercolor landscape paintings.
Paintings will be on display in the auditorium throughout the month of October.
Morton Grove Public Library
6140 N. Lincoln Ave. in Morton Grove, IL. (847) 965-4220

Chicago Printmakers CollaborativeWorkshop Print GalleryNOW 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" at
The 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

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