Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Members' news

Miniature rustic twig furniture by George C. Clark
is being shown now in the Winter Arts & Crafts Expo at Evanston Art Center, 2603 Sheridan Road in Evanston.
Hours are Monday to Saturday, 10AM-4PM, Sunday noon-4PM.
The show is up through December 22nd.  

Members Catherine Cajandig, Rita Dianni-Kaleel, Sandra Holubow, Eric Holubow, Jim MacRoberts, James McNeill Mesple, Jackie Moses, Didier Nolet, Julia Oehmke, Robert Putnam, Sandra Reibscheid, Pauline Silberman, Eric Steele, and Maureen Warren are participating in the Chicago Society of Artists exhibit Reality and Beyond at the Bloomingdale Park District Museum.
108 S. Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale.  Information:  (630) 539-3096.
The show runs through December 18.

Check recent posts below for ongoing exhibits and upcoming openings, and check your e-mail for some details.  Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Artists' news; retiring fingers

Bonnie Peterson was interviewed this summer for the WTTW program Arts Across Illinois. The program will be aired on channel 11 this Friday, November 20 at 7:30 PM and Sunday, November 22 at 4:30 PM. Remember to set your TiVo's and VCRs.

Myrna Knepler, Eric Steele, Peter N. Gray, Sandra Holubow, Catherine Cajandig, Julia Oehmke and Judith Roth are showing work in the Senior Artists' Network Later Impressions 2009 exhibit at the Chicago Cultural Center Renaissance Court, 77 E. Randolph St. (Floating Reds, by Myrna Knepler, top). An honorable mention went to Sandra for her collage piece Urban Connections (below).

Cultural Center hours are Mon.-Thurs., 8AM-7PM; Fri. 8AM-6PM; Sat. 9AM-6PM; Sun. 10AM-6PM.
Exhibit closes December 2.

John A. Kurtz invites everyone to a studio show December 4-6. He will be exhibiting paintings and masks (below), while Herb Nolan, Pauline Kochanski and Raphael Miret will show photography.
Studio show: 3601 N. Hoyne, Chicago, opening Friday Dec. 4,
6-10 PM.
Dec. 5 & 6, 1-5PM, or by appointment (773) 348-6845.

Our retiring blogmaster par excellence, Vicky Szilagyi, has a painting in the national encaustic exhibit Cross-Pollination opening at Woman Made Gallery this weekend, juried by Laurel Delaney. Opening is Friday, Nov. 20, 6-9 PM.
685 N. Milwaukee. Hours Wed.-Fri. 12-7PM; Sat. & Sun. 12-4PM.
Exhibit ends Dec. 23.

Shelley Gilchrist had work in the Embedded Light encaustic exhibit at Grosse Pointe Art Center, Grosse Pointe, Michigan. The exhibit concluded this week. (The Narrows, below)

More news about encaustic exhibits can be found in the FusedChicago blog. Members of FusedChicago are area artists who use wax.

We all offer our heartiest thanks to Vicky Szilagyi, who has dusted us off and polished up our group image. When she launched this blog two years ago, our visibility in the city was enhanced almost instantly. We are new, improved, and fit for the 21st century, thanks to Vicky's vision. Mille grazie!

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Got news?

The Artists' Breakfast Group blog returns next week! The blog team welcomes announcements of group members. Check your e-mail for address to send news about your shows, workshops, residencies, and, of course, awards.

Important reminder about format:
for exhibits include exact exhibit title; venue and address; opening date, including time of reception; and closing date.
Send visuals as attachments in jpg form
, 72-100 dpi, 4" on longest side.
Deadline is 10 p.m. Tuesday.