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20150531160621-exh_degas_steeplechase_480h Edgar Degas: Capturing Unconscious Moments  
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Edgar Degas at The Art Institute of Chicago July 1st - February 6th, 2016
Posted 8/28/15

By: Amy Haddad Edgar Degas, “Little Dancer Aged Fourteen.” Many consider Edgar Degas an Impressionist artist—a painter of modern life. That he was, though different than some of his contemporaries. He called himself a “Realist.” Rather than painting plein air landscapes, using color, light and shade to capture fleeting moments, as Monet and other Impressionists famously did, Degas captured everyday movements in the theater, at the ballet or the cafés he frequente... [more]

20150828180746-tanja_gant_5x5_colored_pencil_suicide_blonde Interview with Jan Brandt  
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Omalix, Nin Andrews, Ron Androla, Debra Balchen, Jeff Bess, Jan Brandt, Dorielle Caimi, Matthew Cherry, Erica Elan Ciganek, Elizabeth Claire, Cesar Conde, Adrian Cox, Steven DaLuz, Michelle Doll, Dirk Dzimirsky, Jeff Filipski, Tanja Gant, Patrick Earl Hammie, Angela Hardy, Sonne Hernandez, Matthew Hittinger, Adam Holzrichter, John Korn, Francien Krieg, Lacey Lewis, Debra Livingston, Daniel Maidman, Stephen S. Mills, Jennifer Moore, Rachel Moseley, Reuben Negron, Denis Peterson, Joyce Polance, Sharon Pomales, Diego Quiros, Bryce Ramming, Nadine Robbins, Natalie Roseman, Cesar Santos, Mike Selbach, Victoria Selbach, Suzy Smith, Jef Tonelli, Emma Trelles, Jaime Valero, John Walker, Nick Ward, Melinda Whitmore, Pamela Wilson, Kemel Zaldivar, Michael Van Zeyl at Zhou B Art Center April 15th, 2016 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Posted 8/10/15

...fabrics were stuffed and sewn into various sizes of balls and attached to a sphere shape. An indentation was made into this shape, lined with doll hair and accented with hot pink fuzzy pipe cleaners with a pink silk rose to suggest female genitalia. Tell us about your current series. I am in the process of constructing installation art pieces for my next scheduled solo exhibit at Water Street Studios in Batavia, IL November-December 2015. I am using various media, including found... [more]

20150828180746-tanja_gant_5x5_colored_pencil_suicide_blonde Interview with Adrian Cox  
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Omalix, Nin Andrews, Ron Androla, Debra Balchen, Jeff Bess, Jan Brandt, Dorielle Caimi, Matthew Cherry, Erica Elan Ciganek, Elizabeth Claire, Cesar Conde, Adrian Cox, Steven DaLuz, Michelle Doll, Dirk Dzimirsky, Jeff Filipski, Tanja Gant, Patrick Earl Hammie, Angela Hardy, Sonne Hernandez, Matthew Hittinger, Adam Holzrichter, John Korn, Francien Krieg, Lacey Lewis, Debra Livingston, Daniel Maidman, Stephen S. Mills, Jennifer Moore, Rachel Moseley, Reuben Negron, Denis Peterson, Joyce Polance, Sharon Pomales, Diego Quiros, Bryce Ramming, Nadine Robbins, Natalie Roseman, Cesar Santos, Mike Selbach, Victoria Selbach, Suzy Smith, Jef Tonelli, Emma Trelles, Jaime Valero, John Walker, Nick Ward, Melinda Whitmore, Pamela Wilson, Kemel Zaldivar, Michael Van Zeyl at Zhou B Art Center April 15th, 2016 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Posted 8/7/15

Adrian Cox (born 1988) is a painter living and working in St. Louis, Missouri. Adrian’s studio practice involves a continuing exploration of transgressive bodies in figurative painting. In his recent work, he seeks to create a mythology of the grotesque, representing the morphic body as a heroic and empathetic subject. Cox attended the University of Georgia for his undergraduate studies, and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with honors in 2010. He obtained his Master of Fine Arts degree fr... [more]

20150828180746-tanja_gant_5x5_colored_pencil_suicide_blonde Interview with Lacey Lewis  
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Omalix, Nin Andrews, Ron Androla, Debra Balchen, Jeff Bess, Jan Brandt, Dorielle Caimi, Matthew Cherry, Erica Elan Ciganek, Elizabeth Claire, Cesar Conde, Adrian Cox, Steven DaLuz, Michelle Doll, Dirk Dzimirsky, Jeff Filipski, Tanja Gant, Patrick Earl Hammie, Angela Hardy, Sonne Hernandez, Matthew Hittinger, Adam Holzrichter, John Korn, Francien Krieg, Lacey Lewis, Debra Livingston, Daniel Maidman, Stephen S. Mills, Jennifer Moore, Rachel Moseley, Reuben Negron, Denis Peterson, Joyce Polance, Sharon Pomales, Diego Quiros, Bryce Ramming, Nadine Robbins, Natalie Roseman, Cesar Santos, Mike Selbach, Victoria Selbach, Suzy Smith, Jef Tonelli, Emma Trelles, Jaime Valero, John Walker, Nick Ward, Melinda Whitmore, Pamela Wilson, Kemel Zaldivar, Michael Van Zeyl at Zhou B Art Center April 15th, 2016 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Posted 8/7/15

Lacey Lewis moved from Syracuse, NY to Kansas City in 2003 and founded Red Door Studios in 2006. She studied drawing with David Kassan and Robert Liberace, and painting with Steven Assael, Max Ginsburg, Daniel Sprick and Romel de la Torre. She was recently honored as a Rehs Gallery Finalist in the 2014/2015 Art Renewal Center’s Annual International Salon and her winning painting will travel to the MEAM museum in Barcelona, Spain later this year. She also received the Ruth Ka... [more]

20150828180746-tanja_gant_5x5_colored_pencil_suicide_blonde Interview with Suzy Smith  
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Omalix, Nin Andrews, Ron Androla, Debra Balchen, Jeff Bess, Jan Brandt, Dorielle Caimi, Matthew Cherry, Erica Elan Ciganek, Elizabeth Claire, Cesar Conde, Adrian Cox, Steven DaLuz, Michelle Doll, Dirk Dzimirsky, Jeff Filipski, Tanja Gant, Patrick Earl Hammie, Angela Hardy, Sonne Hernandez, Matthew Hittinger, Adam Holzrichter, John Korn, Francien Krieg, Lacey Lewis, Debra Livingston, Daniel Maidman, Stephen S. Mills, Jennifer Moore, Rachel Moseley, Reuben Negron, Denis Peterson, Joyce Polance, Sharon Pomales, Diego Quiros, Bryce Ramming, Nadine Robbins, Natalie Roseman, Cesar Santos, Mike Selbach, Victoria Selbach, Suzy Smith, Jef Tonelli, Emma Trelles, Jaime Valero, John Walker, Nick Ward, Melinda Whitmore, Pamela Wilson, Kemel Zaldivar, Michael Van Zeyl at Zhou B Art Center April 15th, 2016 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Posted 8/7/15

Calling Me Home by Suzy Smith oil on canvas 24x24 Please tell us about your current body of work. My current body of work focuses on the idealized female figure in front of an iconic artwork, which allows me to not only pay homage to my favorite artists, but to paint in different styles, contrasting figures with background. It may be that the background is painted with thick paint that allows for a difference in textures, or it may be that a complex, or organic design adds to the sensual... [more]

20150828180746-tanja_gant_5x5_colored_pencil_suicide_blonde Interview with Jeff Filipski  
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Omalix, Nin Andrews, Ron Androla, Debra Balchen, Jeff Bess, Jan Brandt, Dorielle Caimi, Matthew Cherry, Erica Elan Ciganek, Elizabeth Claire, Cesar Conde, Adrian Cox, Steven DaLuz, Michelle Doll, Dirk Dzimirsky, Jeff Filipski, Tanja Gant, Patrick Earl Hammie, Angela Hardy, Sonne Hernandez, Matthew Hittinger, Adam Holzrichter, John Korn, Francien Krieg, Lacey Lewis, Debra Livingston, Daniel Maidman, Stephen S. Mills, Jennifer Moore, Rachel Moseley, Reuben Negron, Denis Peterson, Joyce Polance, Sharon Pomales, Diego Quiros, Bryce Ramming, Nadine Robbins, Natalie Roseman, Cesar Santos, Mike Selbach, Victoria Selbach, Suzy Smith, Jef Tonelli, Emma Trelles, Jaime Valero, John Walker, Nick Ward, Melinda Whitmore, Pamela Wilson, Kemel Zaldivar, Michael Van Zeyl at Zhou B Art Center April 15th, 2016 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Posted 8/7/15

Jeffrey Filipski was born in Buffalo, N.Y. on May 23, 1956. The son of a police officer, he grew up around the steel and chemical plants of South Buffalo. He served 4 years as a Navy Seabee immediately after high school. Jeff received his BFA from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1985, majoring in Oil Painting with a minor in Art History. Filipski apprenticed with printmaker Mikulas Kravjansky in Ft Lauderdale, Florida, between 1987-1989 where he learned limited editio... [more]

20150828180746-tanja_gant_5x5_colored_pencil_suicide_blonde Interview with OMALIX  
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Omalix, Nin Andrews, Ron Androla, Debra Balchen, Jeff Bess, Jan Brandt, Dorielle Caimi, Matthew Cherry, Erica Elan Ciganek, Elizabeth Claire, Cesar Conde, Adrian Cox, Steven DaLuz, Michelle Doll, Dirk Dzimirsky, Jeff Filipski, Tanja Gant, Patrick Earl Hammie, Angela Hardy, Sonne Hernandez, Matthew Hittinger, Adam Holzrichter, John Korn, Francien Krieg, Lacey Lewis, Debra Livingston, Daniel Maidman, Stephen S. Mills, Jennifer Moore, Rachel Moseley, Reuben Negron, Denis Peterson, Joyce Polance, Sharon Pomales, Diego Quiros, Bryce Ramming, Nadine Robbins, Natalie Roseman, Cesar Santos, Mike Selbach, Victoria Selbach, Suzy Smith, Jef Tonelli, Emma Trelles, Jaime Valero, John Walker, Nick Ward, Melinda Whitmore, Pamela Wilson, Kemel Zaldivar, Michael Van Zeyl at Zhou B Art Center April 15th, 2016 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Posted 8/7/15

Bird of Paradise by OMALIX oil on Belgian linen 18x36 inches "I have been out of my comfort zone many times for my photography. I’ve been nude in the middle of the woods with little or no company; I’ve been in creepy abandoned places, set things on fire, put a decomposing snake on my head, endured fire ant bites, and a few other unconventional things just for my photos." Explain your process. My process always starts with an idea. Once I have an id... [more]

Critical Americana in Chicago  
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at Packer Schopf Gallery June 6th, 2014 - July 18th, 2014
Posted 11/4/14

Critical Americana in Chicago by Philip A Hartigan on July 3, 2014 Installation view, ‘Michael Dinges, Victoria Fuller, and Geoffry Smalley’ at Packer Schopf Gallery (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic) CHICAGO — In a group show at Packer Schopf Gallery, three artists explore ideas or activities that are central to American identity: nature, political protest, and sports. Geoffry Smalley takes pages of old illustrations of the American West, such as... [more]


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