Friday, February 21, 2014

Exhibit your work at The Cultural Center

 April 21- June 22, 2014 

Exhibition Site:   Renaissance Court Gallery, Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St., Chicago, IL 

Artists Reception & Traditional Cup SaleSunday, April 27, 2014, 
Noon to 3 PM
Leslie Wolfe, a found object fiber artist (recycle, repurpose, reinvent), is also director of the 
Old Town Art Center. Wolfe is represented by Roy Boyd Gallery, where she just exhibited a 
one-person show, "Purseverence." She has been invited to show work at Evanston's Noyes Cultural Arts Center in an exhibit in March.
Eleanor Spiess-Ferris, described as a symbolist and surrealist figurative artist, is a longtime faculty member of the Evanston Art Center. She has won many grants and awards. Spiess-Ferris regularly exhibits her oil paintings through Packer Schopf Gallery and her gouaches through Printworks Gallery. She is currently exhibiting at the Hyde Park Art Center.

Donation:  $15 per artist for refreshments, to Ruyell Ho,
Write your checks to: The Artists Breakfast Group.
2800 W. Montrose Ave., Apt. 301, Chicago, IL 60618.

Dates of Submission:   March 19 to March 28.

Submission Requirements: Up to 3 digital jpeg images to Peter Jones at <>  One work per artist will be selected. Jpegs should be titled with artist’s name, entry number and title (if any). Example: Jones_Peter_1_Title.jpg

Notification of Acceptance: On the blog at 
Please confirm by responding to Ruyell Ho at:

Delivery and Retrieval of Artwork

Location Drop Off:  Renaissance Court Gallery, Chicago Cultural Center Thursday, April 17, 10 AM - 3 PM. 

Retrieval: Monday, June 23, 10 AM – 3 PM
All works must be picked up on this date. There is no storage space!

Media requirements:

1. Work must meet professional framing standards, and be labeled, wired, and ready to hang  (no claw type hangers).

2. Free standing sculpture may not be larger than 24" in any direction. Artists must supply pedestals for sculpture entries. 

3.  We want a variety of sizes represented in this exhibit, but smaller pieces are preferred. Two-dimensional works larger than 36" on any side will only be accepted at the jurors discretion.

4. Only one work per artist will be selected.


If you have any questions about the exhibit, the art, or the cups, come to a Breakfast at S&G Restaurant, 3000 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, Wednesdays, from 10 AM to noon. 

Sunday, February 2, 2014

ABG Members included in "Water: A Universal Human Right", a national art exhibit curated by the Chicago Womens' Caucus for Art

Water: A Universal Human Right


A national art exhibit curated by the Chicago Womens' Caucus for Art.
Robert Morris University
State Street Art Gallery
January 28, 2014 - March 31, 2014
Opening Reception: February 13, 2014  5:30 - 8:00 pm
Special Showing: February 14, 2014  10:00- 2:00 pm

Congratulations to the exhibiting artists: Amy Achrysalis, Nelson W Armour, Helene Aylon, Ulla Barr, Stacy Bergener, Linda Boardman, Barbara Bridges, Zel Brook, Sukey Bryan, Marie Cenkner, Jeannine Cook, Sherri Cornett, Mary Ellen Croteau, Richard Dana, Lynn Dau, Danielle Euban, Kyra Garrigue, Sharon Gilmore, Margie Glass-Sula, Lucia Grossberger Morales, Julia Hacker, Patricia Harris, Jennifer Hecker, Dara Herman-Zierlein, Jeanine Hill-Soldner, Dory Ingram, Suzanne Isaacs, Judy Jashinsky, Wheeler Joan, Judy Johnson-Williams, Lynne Jones, Donna June Katz, Helen Klebesadel, Itala Langmar, Judy Langston, Kim Laurel, Olena Marshall, Diane J Mayer, Jeane Mcgrail, Christine McKee, Linda Mendelson, Christina Montuori, Jean Nerenberg, Janice Nesser, Brenda Oelbaum, Bonnie Peterson, Lois Peterson, Cherie M Redlinger, Barbara Reid, Kimberly Ritchie, Beth Shadur, Barbara Simcoe, Emily Stergar, YurikoTakataFrances Vandal, Nancy VanKanegan, Kate Walker, Margi Weir, Kay Westhues, Helen Zajkowski and Fotios Zemenides.

The CWCA panel discussion:
"Water: A Universal Right or Commodity?"
Friday, February 14th from 12:30-2 pm.

A related panel discussion hosted by the CWCA, “Water: a Universal Right or Commodity?” also will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. on February 14 at the Chicago Hilton 720 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. Panelists will include Liz Dodson, artist, Co-coordinator, 2010 WCA Women and Water Rights Exhibition, Indira Johnson, artist & nonviolence educator, Debra Shore, Commissioner, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago and Dr. Alaka Wali, Curator of North American Anthropology, Field Museum. Moderator of the discussion is BettyAnn Mocek, artist, Professor of Art and Director, Ferguson Art Gallery, Concordia University.

Robert Morris University
State Street Art Gallery
401 S. State Street, Chicago, IL 60605
Regular Gallery Hours:
Monday - Thursday 10:00 - 6:00 pm