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20150909184755-germinating_postcard-1 Germination  
Timothy Bergstrom, Heidi Norton, Derrick Piens at LVL3 Gallery September 26th - November 1st
Posted 10/27/15

By: Amy Haddad A group show at LVL3 in Chicago brings together three artists that explore germination in multiple ways. Heidi Norton. “The Plight (feeding Systems).” Image courtesy of LVL3. Visitors attending the “Germination” exhibition at LVL3, a gallery in Chicago, should expect to be surprised by the connections the show offers. The title brings to mind seeds growing into plants. But the visitor cannot help thinking how the term germination has expanded after seeing an amalgama... [more]

20150830134858-11136099_10152864297000698_5280059364694135924_o American Art Collector, May 2015  
Daliah Ammar, Ron Androla, Debra Balchen, Cindy Bernhard, Jeff Bess, Brian Busch, Grace Cavalieri, Javier Chavria, Matthew Cherry, Rory Coyne, Geffrey Davis, Michelle Doll, Claire Girodie, Reiner Hansen, Angela Hardy, Matthew Hittinger, Riva Lehrer, Chris Leib, Zachari Logan, Denis Peterson, Nadine Robbins, Mario Robinson, Victoria Selbach, Ryan Shultz, Yuki Toy, Nick Ward at Zhou B Art Center April 17th - May 8th
Posted 8/30/15

The dualities of life have been an inspiration for many artists over the centuries, with pieces showing the unification or separation of these ideas. In their third collaborative exhibition, Zhou B Art Center and PoetsArtists magazine invited select artists and poets to provide their interpretation of one of these concepts, which also is the title of the show, Immortality and Vulnerability. “The ideas of immortality and vulnerability have been part of the human experience for millennia... [more]

20121004134445-freak_me_out_nbechtol Lost Artists Colony - FIND'em! soon to be legend  
Lost Colony Artists, David Bechtol, Nancy Bechtol at Avondale Arts Fest September 23rd, 2012 - September 23rd, 2012
Posted 9/23/12

just check this out on Oct 13. lucky number. amazing fun and art, music, food, and maybe you dancing too! All media, all styles all really interesting works. come [more]

Img_3943 Chicago's Chicano Art elite welcomes the Pilsen Artists  
Benjamín Anaya, Salvador Jimenez, Victor M. Montañez, Carolina I Reyes, Robert Valadez at Fonda Del Gusto March 19th, 2010 - April 30th, 2010
Posted 3/30/10

Pilsen Artists Head North (Wicker Park) @ La Fonda del Gusto When: Rockotitlan promoter, Jaime Garza assembled the most cutting edge artists that make their home in Pilsen and brought them to Chicago's North Side, Wicker Park. The event was a who's who in art royalty starting with the guests. Marcos Raya, Salvador Vega, Gina Pacheco Gamboa, were among the Pilsen Art community elite who came to celebrate the most recent works from The avant guard Chicano Artists grou... [more]

Caravaggio Masterpiece Comes to Art Institute  
10/6/09 Posted 10/6/09

From the Art Institute of Chicago: CARAVAGGIO MASTERPIECE MAKES RARE CHICAGO APPEARANCEThe Supper at Emmaus on View at Art Institute Starting October 10 Through the Holidays The Art Institute of Chicago will be offering visitors the rare opportunity to view one of Caravaggio's masterworks from October 10, 2009 to January 31, 2010. Coming from the National Gallery, London, The Supper at Emmaus is one of the most highly regarded paintings by one of the most influential of all Western artists,... [more]

Painters on Painting: Video from the MCA  
9/17/09 Posted 9/17/09

From Abraham Ritchie, Editor for Chicago: "Constellations" curated by Julie Rodrigues Widholm and on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) ambitiously presents current painting practices within historical context, linking new work to well-known work, in an exhibition  that takes up the main galleries on the museum's top floor.  It's not without its ups-and-downs which Erik Wenzel explored in his review of "Constellations," but when our nation’s top museums have recently been criticized for... [more]

Whose_pie_is_better Portrait of the Artist: Candice Hunter  
Candace Hunter at An Orange Moon Antiques & Design Studio August 28th, 2009 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Posted 9/11/09

Originally appeared in Newcity, 8/24/09.  Written by Jason Foumberg, Art Editor for Newcity.  Courtesy of Newcity and Jason Foumberg: Candace Hunter An artist working in collage can make one of two major statements: by selecting and cutting material from piles of old magazines, the collagist either despairingly critiques the ever-flowing fountain of consumer information, or else she is a cosmopolite, joining disparate faces and places into a communal frame. Candace Hunter is this se... [more]

The Art Institute's Impressionism Collection Returns  
12/19/08 Posted 12/19/08

From Abraham Ritchie, the Chicago City Editor: Renovations have been taking place all over the Art Institute of Chicago anticipating May 16th, 2009, the opening date of the Modern Wing.  The most recent improvements were made to the galleries housing the Impressionist pictures which had travelled to the Kimbell Museum in Fort Worth, TX, while the renovations were going on.  The artwork has now returned, and today the Impressionist galleries reopen, complementing the Asian, Himalayan and Islami... [more]

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