Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Members' News

Marian Carow has had two drawings accepted in the Great Lakes Drawing Biennial at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti.  The exhibit runs from September 6 to October 22.
 M. Carow, Moon Comes Back to Life:

Victoria Fuller also has a "fine art fridge" on display at the corner of Michigan Ave. and Huron St. through Sept. 15.
 V. Fuller, Peas and Quiet:

She draws, she sings, she does it all.  Kathryn Gauthier will have an exhibit Object as Subject, at the Wilmette Library, Sept. 2-31,  in the downstairs Gallery/Auditorium. Opening reception is Sunday, Sept. 12, 2-5PM. 
But there's more . . . on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2-3:30PM Kathryn is giving a free jazz concert.
1242 Wilmette Ave., one block west of Green Bay Rd.  (847) 256-5025.

To see more art - from Henri Cartier-Bresson to William Wegman - just hop on the bus!  2 stops, more than 200 artworks.  Sunday, September 19, 9:30-3:30.  Tour the home and office of a Chicago art collector, with a lunch break at the Palmer House Hilton.  This event is sponsored by the MCA North Side Affiliates, but non-members can attend ($60).  Questions/info:  773.929.0329

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Summer, 90 degrees (continued)

Catherine Cajandig, Rita Dianni-Kaleel, Sandra Holubow, Jim MacRoberts, James Mesple, Julia Oehmke, Robert Putnam, Sandy Reibscheid, Pauline Silberman, and Michelle Stone will exhibit in the Chicago Society of Artists show at The Anderson Art Center, 121 66th St. in Kenosha, WI.  Opening reception Sunday August 29, 1:30-4; the exhibit runs through October 24.  Info: (262) 653-0481.

Shelley Gilchrist and Ken Gold will participate in The Art Center'Encaustic: Hot Art, an exhibit of work by 25 FusedChicago artists.  1957 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park.  The show runs September 3 - October 1.  Opening reception Sat. September 11, 6-9PM.
S. Gilchrist, Copper Falls:

 K. Gold, Shark Man:

Mary Jo Bowers and Linda Eisenberg-Sorkin are showing work  in a four-person show at SASI (a not-for-profit organization for elderly care) in their exhibit space Celebration: A Gallery of Art for Older Adults.
1123 Emerson St., Evanston, open weekdays 10-4.  The show is up through September.

Sandra Holubow's son Eric is a featured artist in the Aug/Sept issue of American Photo, and at Chicago Art Source Gallery (1871 N. Clybourn).  Look for him at his booth (#164) at the Bucktown Arts Fest, August 28 and 29, 11AM-6PM.  He will also lead the graduate photography program at the IIT School of Design this fall.

And . . . more photography:  David Weinberg Gallery is hosting a solo exhibit by David Burdeny and a group show of work by Yale MFA 2010 graduates.  Opening reception: Sept. 10, 5-9PM.  300 W. Superior.

Call for art:  the Elmhurst Artists' Guild will host the National Art Premiere 2011, to be juried by Peggy Dee.   Deadline is October 31.  Info:

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Dawg Daze

Anita Miller will host two exhibits at her gallery which will be coordinated by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs as part of the Chicago Artists' month official program.  The theme is Chicago - Art Bold and Personal.  Both exhibits will run October 6 - 21 in the Fine Arts Building.  You are invited to apply: .

Jackie Moses has created a group for the Artists' Breakfast Group on the ArtWorldChicago online gallery and networking website.  She invites everyone to sign on.

Constance Vepstas is exhibiting with the Foster Collective in the show Artist Response to the Gulf Oil Disaster.  The exhibit at the Lakeside Gallery (4135 N. Western Ave.) has been extended through August 13.  Closing reception this Friday, 7-10PM.
C. Vepstas, BP Blinding Proof:

Photographer Jill Specks is advertising for redheaded or albino people to model for a project, in exchange for free photos.  Details are in her advertisement at .

Sandra Holubow has been chosen to have an Open Studio for the Chicago Jewish Historical Society on Sunday, August 15.  This is part of  the Society's series of summer bus tours.  After seeing Sandy's work, the group will visit the Art Institute and end the day at ARC Gallery, where they will view Judith Joseph's Owing Project.  For more information, call (312) 663-5634.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

(One) member's news

Beth Kamhi has a "fine art fridge" public sculpture on the corner of Michigan and Superior through September 15th. 

You can also watch her create this work (in about 2 minutes) on Youtube.

Woman Made Gallery has calls for artists for four themes:  Mothers; Girl, PleaseThe American Dream:  A Juxtaposition; and the 14th International Open.   The submission deadline for the first two shows is August 11. Info.