Thursday, October 7, 2010

So much art, so little time

Richard Maltz, Sandra Holubow, Beth Kamhi and Peter N. Gray are exhibiting work in the Chicago Art Loop Open. Out of 800 artist submissions, 200 were selected to participate. The event is an artwalk taking place at 10 venues in the Loop. Richard's, Sandra's and Peter's work will be at Block 37, 108 N. State Street; Beth's is at the Hard Rock Hotel.

The Artists Reception (a/k/a "art crawl") will take place on Friday October 15 from 5-8pm at Block 37. The event runs from October 15-November 11.  Each visitor will be able to vote for their choice. Voting ends Thursday October 22 for the top ten finalists.

R.J. Maltz, Hope:

 S. Holubow:

Jackson Junge Gallery presents Tool Box Flower Box:  A Fantasy Botanical Portfolio by 20 Chicago Artists.  Artists are Ruby Barnes, Sharon Bladholm,  George C. Clark, Laura Coyle, Deborah Doering, Kathryn Gauthier, Michael Goro, Steve Grant, Fletcher Hayes, Eve Jensen, Deborah Maris Lader, Kim Laurel, Richard Laurent, Gregory Mejia, Joyce Owens, Jeff Stevenson, Neil Shapiro, Michael Thompson, Kathy Weaver and Jill Zylke.
Opening Friday, Oct. 8, 6-10 PM.    Through Nov. 7.
1389 N. Milwaukee Ave.  Hours:  Tues. - Sat., 11AM-8PM; Sun., noon-5PM.
Also see

George C. Clark's handcrafted miniature rustic twig furniture is featured in a new gallery in the northwest suburbs, Wise Women Gallery and Gifts, 91 South Rand Road in Lakeview Plaza in Lake Zurich.
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10am-5pm; Wednesday 12-7pm.
G.C. Clark:

Chicago Women's Caucus for Art exhibit Chicago Art - Urban Pulse opens Saturday, Oct. 9, 4-8PM at the Tom Robinson GalleryJudith Roth, Sandra Holubow and Shelley Gilchrist are participating.  Through Oct. 30.  Hours:  Sat. noon-5PM.  2416 W. North Ave.

827 Anita Miller Gallery exhibit opening Friday, October 8, Chicago Art - Bold & Personal
Friday 6 - 9; Saturday 12 - 4, through Oct. 21.
Featured artists:  Laura Cerf-Dahl, Maria Dimanshtein, Kathryn Gauthier, K.A. Letts, Greg Mejia, Anita Ivy Miller, Jackie Moses, Mimi Peterson, Cheryl Quick, Jorge Golgo Quintero, Silvestro Rubino, Emily Rutledge, Michele Thrane, Constance Vepstas, Serene Wise, Jill Worm, John Zajac

838 Anita Miller Gallery is hosting a silent auction benefit for Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra,
Friday Oct. 8, 6 - 9.

Also, 838 Anita Miller Gallery is holding a panel discussion, Friday Oct. 8, 8-8:30.  The panelists are collectors Diane and Alan Johnson, plus artists  K.A. Letts, Laura Cerf-Dahl, Mimi Peterson.  The topic will be Chicago Art - Bold and Personal.

Anita Miller Gallery is located in the Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Ave., #827 and 838.
Gallery hours:  Sat., Oct 9th 12 - 4 pm; Wed. and Thurs. 1 - 5 pm; Fri. 1 - 6 pm.

Robert Kameczura has paintings and prints in the exhibit, Robert Kameczura:  Contemporary Old Master at the Elmhurst Artists' Guild in the Elmhurst Art Museum building, Oct. 10 through Nov. 19.  Opening reception is  Friday, Oct. 15, 7-9.
150 Cottage Hill Ave., Elmhurst.  Hours:  Tues., Thurs., Fri., Sat. 10AM-5PM; Wed., 8AM-10PM; Sun. 1-4. Normal admission is $7, but reception is free.
R. Kameczura, Passing on the Legacy:

Studio spaces available: Three work-only spaces available near Grand and Wood in a quiet/mature studio
environment with 24 hour access in a secure building, utilities included, freight elevator, and free street parking. Two spaces available immediately: 450 sq ft beautiful studio with plenty of wall space, track lighting, windows facing east with great view of skyline for $600/month; 270 square ft studio, semi-divided into two areas for $275/month.   Available November 1: 180 square feet, double window with north light for $375/month.  Please email for more details:

It's a busy weekend - have fun, everyone!

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