There are two not-to-be-missed print exhibits in the area: Incised, Bitten and Gouged: Twenty Years of Printmaking includes work by Kim Laurel and co-members of the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, as well as members of Anchor Graphics. Reception is July 30, 6-9PM at the Ukrainian Institute for Modern Art, 2320 W. Chicago Ave. The exhibit runs through September 12. (Gallery hours: Wed.-Sun. 12-4, Info)
Other CPC artists are Hiroshi Ariyama, Alex Chitty, Carlos Cortez, Tony Fitzpatrick, Christine Gendre Bergere, Michael Goro, Dan Grzeca, John Himmelfarb, Elise Hughes, Carrie Iverson, Alan Lerner, Doris Maris Lader, Duffy O'Connor, Dennis O'Malley, Mary O'Shaughnessy, Artemio Rodriguez, Jeff Sippel, Megan Sterling, Anatole Upart, Charlie Van Gilder.
Participating Anchor artists are Eric Avery, Michael Barnes, Paola Boncinelli, Andries Botha, Steve Campbell, Nicholas Conbere, Tim Dooley & Aaron Wilson, Steve Heyman, Teresa James, Roland Kulla, Louise LeBourgeois, Anne Muntges, Ed Paschke, Hollis Sigler, Brian Sikes, Nicholas Sistler, Eleanor Spiess-Ferris, Fred Stonehouse, Ian Weaver, Karl Wirsum.
Kim also has work in an 8-person exhibit of Chicago Printmakers Collaborative members at Fermilab Art Gallery (Wilson Hall) in Batavia, through Sept. 7.
In addition, the two Woman Made Gallery print exhibits Category: Printmaking and Her Way with Print continue through August 26. (See July 14th post for details.)
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