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Nancy Bechtol

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See.Me Year in Review. NYC --Let me know if you go, I am in Chicago under a pile of the Polar Vortex Snow..still!  
Posted 3/5/14

inclusion in the digital Group Show hosted in our gallery space during Armory Week in NYC, which is coming up this week! We’ll be hard at work producing the show in the days to come and are so excited to celebrate your work. If you’re in the New York City area, we hope that you’ll join us for the opening party: Friday, March 7th 7pm through 10pm See.Me Exhibition Space 26-19 Jackson Ave. Long Island City, NY 11101 Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/B0Wdr Free wine provi... [more]

Pancakes Booze and Lost Artists Rumble  
Posted 1/28/14

ah really, the Rumble is on my own art turf. in my own realm.. Had the Big invite to join in with other artists at the -- the famous from LA - Chicago edition of Pancakes and Booze, the brainchild of Tom Kirlin he must be FAB he liked my work! http://vimeo.com/tomkirlin this is way interesting... but I have a standing showing at the Lost Artists Colony http://www.artslant.com/chi/events/show/317755-the-lost-love-artists-show-love-shows and on the very same day...how often does that happen??... [more]

Overdose on Art..is that possible? Love the ride..  
Posted 9/9/13

Well this may be a record for me. check out my listings.. In 4 or 5 shows this Month. I think I may be reaching the infamous TIPPING POINT! come see me NOW before I am too famous or not in this realm of existence. (humor or reality) ..smile. all good with the cosmos of it all peace art love [more]

Lost Artists Colony Show- Fall! and Find this Place!  
Posted 9/6/13

You owe it to yourself to find this place! so very interesting.. With this Sept 14, Sat show, I will have a limited edition of hand silkscreened T Shirts by the late Chris Drew, Street Artist. They were given to me,by his widow--to assist with funding efforts for the feature documentary film " Free Speech & the Trancendent Journey of Chris Drew, Street Artist" which is close to finalizing. soon! 2013. you CAN "be the change you wish to see in the world" this is truly an effort of faith and trul... [more]

Adrian at Lost Artist Colony with Art find! photo by Nancy Bechtol  
Posted 9/5/13

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Mark Thomas TATOO of We the People. photo by David Bechtol  
Posted 9/5/13

Lost Artists Colony/Show. Aug. 2013 ©photo by David Bechtol [more]

SketchiBeats with pointing man Lost Artists Colony. photo by Nancy Bechtol  
Posted 9/5/13

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Lost Artists Colony - Chicago uniquely hidden gem  
Posted 7/2/13

REALLY. You Got to check it OUT.  very different from the 'regular' gallery scene. laced with interesting people, art, music, poetry, in a warehouse setting. these artists are a real mixed bag, along with variety, always interesting. a most diverse talent pool as well as those 'just looking'   Come, you will enjoy the alternative scene. friendly too! and sometimes a few surprises.. [more]

LOST ARTISTS COLONY - CHICAGO - uniquely Chicago  
Posted 4/8/13

YOU need to see this show on April 13, one day only, 5-10pm something truly magical happens. been going on for a bit over a year. Uniquely a Mark Thomas concept - the president/owner of The Alley Chicago- the legend continues...  It is a REAL art scene. every one welcome, and you have art of all kinds, poetry and music. all free and free flowing. you are cordially invited. no invitation required. just wear clothes, it is not that kind of "colony" :) hey. I don't know that for sure. But if you... [more]

Bensenville: O'Hare Aiport Expansion Project - langolier photo collective  
Posted 5/6/12

Since everyone wanted to know what the name  langoliers meant, here is a definition:  "A large ball of teeth that works with its buddies to eat the world of yesterday to make room for today. They are also rumoured to eat lazy little boys.  From the Steven King film 'The Langoliers'" appropriate for the Current show at ARC Gallery. Chicago, in new location at 2156 Damen Ave which speak of the like  with documentary and artistice photos of the area 2009-2011. This photographic essay, BENSENVILLE, IL.: O'HARE AIRPORT EXPANSION PROJECT, spans a two year period, 2009-2011, documenting the area of Be... [more]

ARC Gallery. Chicago. Collaborations  
Posted 10/4/09

the opening night was packed! here is one quote I got for the evening on the collaborative photo wall installation by David and myself. a 6ft by 6ft  work , "Glances of Paris and the Gardens of Versailles" "The show WOWed me. (Especially the piece sporting the"Alice" figure stuck in a Max Ernst collage.)  It seems no naturescape or urban touristscape is safe from your frolicsome and probing lenses: Thank God!" --Peter Kostakis  writer and  radio host WNUR 89.3 FM [more]

Logan Square Past and Present Exhibition  
Posted 7/13/09

Logan Square Past and Present exhibition of Historic and Contemporary Art Photography will be held 2881 N. Milwaukee Ave, ChicagoJuly 31-Aug 2, 2009as part of the Milwaukee Ave Arts Festival gallery hours at this location,Fri4-9Sat noon -9Sun noon-7all are welcome, free and lots to see at the MAAF!N.A.I.L.S - Neighborhood Artists in Logan Square should be fabulous! [more]

Art:Raw Gallery i n NYC reflective  
Posted 4/25/09

The inaugural show was fantastic. 300 international artists (juried in from 25,000 entries) . I usually, as most artists, attend my opening events, but  I was unable to fly to NYC,  in person,  but the event was streamed live! The show will ran from February 19 to March 21, 2009 with an opening reception Thursday, February 19, 6-9pm. Also a great time for other big NYC shows. 4 of my LightRide Series works were included in the exhibition, some can be viewed here on the site. The gallery is really... [more]

Native Vibes-- a video commentary  
Posted 3/31/09

  On "Native Vibes" video by Nancy Bechtol  Keeping pace with tribal rhythms from the drum circle, images of dancers and the swirling colors of their mind-bending regalia are sliced, diced, and reassembled in eye-opening ways. These fragments are shuffle played in structural designs which suggest both the beating of the heart and similar movements occurring in Nature.   Distorted like primordial deities seen only in dreams, the (headless) "inverted" native dancers with feet simultaneously on... [more]


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