Thursday, April 22, 2010

It's almost May, which means ART CHICAGO

Several members who belong to the Chicago Sculpture International group will have work at the CSI booth (#12-264) at Art Chicago next week:  Jim MacRoberts, Mimi Peterson, Peter Gray, Eric Steele and Shelley GilchristRuth Aizuss-Migdal will have a sculpture on the Merchandise Mart grounds, on the Orleans Street side of the building.
S. Gilchrist, Sierra High:
The Chicago Women's Caucus for Art and Th!nk Art will also have booths at the show.  Preview is April 29, the exhibit runs April 30-May 3.  Info:

Vincent:  A Life in Color will run at the Gene Siskel Film Center May 7-13.  The film prominently features the city of Chicago, and  alert viewers will be sure to notice a certain cow in the movie.  It belongs to Jackie Moses

Kristy Pokorny has a show opening May 1 at The Art School Gallery, entitled Tarot Visions.  Reception for the artist 4-8PM.  348 Tudor Court, Glencoe (across from the Writers' Theatre Workshop).

Many members enjoyed the "first annual" Spring Dinner at the Red Apple this Sunday.

If you are interested in participating in Caffeine IV, a group show for members, please check your in-box!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Make no small dinner plans

Spring dinner is at 6:00 PM this Sunday!  The reservation was made a half an hour earlier, to give us more time to schmooze.   Reminders are in the (e-) mail.

Ruyell Ho sent a link to his daughter's New York solo exhibit.  For images from SOMEBODY STOP ME, Amanda Ross-Ho's show at  Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery, go to  Amanda's Solo Show .  Also, see the April issue of Art in America for an 8-page article about Amanda and her work.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Daffodils, robins, and members' news

The Artists' Breakfast Group Spring Dinner will be held on April 18th, which is just around the corner - a great reward for filing your taxes on time.  Check your in-box for details.

In May, Jill Specks will present her ceramics work in Selected of the Selected, an invitational exhibit at the Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles.  Jurors are senior curators from the MCALA, LACMA, as well an art critic from the LA Times.
J. Specks, Two Madonnas:

Kathy Weaver's show terra nano opens Friday, April 9th.  Fabric paintings, food and experimental percussion music!  Gordon Center for Integrative Science, University of Chicago, 929 East 57th St.  6-8PM.  Street parking is available.
Mimetic concerns:

Calling all artists!  The 2nd Annual Chicago Art Parade takes place in the West Loop on May 1st, starting at 2 PM. Organizers invite you to join in and "show your most radical freaked-out idea:  a float, a group of costumed friends, a performance . . . amaze Chicago with your take on a parade."  Line-up so far includes marching bands, fashionistas, dancers, fluxus events, a bar on wheels, and creations by other artists.  See, and send your ideas to

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Springtime and members' news

The  next Artists' Breakfast Group Dinner will be held Sunday April 18th.  Reminders with details and RSVP info will be sent soon.

Paintings of George C. Clark will be featured at the John H. Vanderpoel Art Museum, including  landscapes, portraits and railroad images.  Opening is Sunday, April 11, 2-4PM.  Hours are Tu, Th 1-4PM; Sat 10AM-2PM, through May 25.  96th St. and Longwood Drive in Beverly.
George's Saddle-tank Switch Engine:

Love a juicy scandal?  Jackie Moses sent a link to an interesting article about art fraud (to the tune of $120 million) by a high-end Manhattan dealer, Lawrence Salander:

Reminder!  Kathy Weaver's exhibit terra nano opens April 9th in Hyde Park.  See the March 10th post for details.

Didier Nolet is offering painting classes for the spring session in Evanston, Chicago (including Beverly), Oak Park and Highland Park.   Contact Didier at (773) 470-7833 or or see his website .

ARC Gallery has three exhibits opening March 31 (through April 24):   Happy Hour (painting) by Ruti Modlin, The Presence of Absence (photography) by Shane Prine, and Glass Constructs (etched glass) by Derek Haverland.  Reception Friday April 2, 3-6PM.  832 W. Superior, #204.

Woman Made Gallery is offering a workshop on various social media platforms (Twitter!  Facebook!  OMG!)  and how they can serve your art career.  Saturday, April 10, 10AM-1PM, $30.  Registration is required: .  685 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Scroll back to previous posts for ongoing exhibits.