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Posted 10/9/14

Hyatt and Folio Fine Wine Partners Host National Art Student Competition to Design Wine Label and Win a $5,000 Scholarship CHICAGO, IL (October 9, 2014) – Hyatt and Folio Fine Wine Partners today announced that the Canvas Artist Series Contest is now open for entry. Sponsored by Hyatt, and open to enrolled art students in the United States, the contest gives students with a love and passion for fine art the opportunity to create a signature wine label for Canvas wine bottles beginning in... [more]

Posted 9/15/14

MARCH 6 – APRIL 19, 2015 Juried by Paul D'AmatoOpening Reception and Awards Ceremony: Friday, March 6, 2015Awards: First Place $500; Runner-up $250Lillstreet Gallery is pleased to announce its second juried exhibition of photography. Artists residing in the Midwest states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin are invited to submit work for possible inclusion. All subject matter and photographic processes... [more]

Posted 9/15/14

MARCH 6 – APRIL 19, 2015 Juried by Paul D'Amato Awards: First Place $500; Runner-up $250 Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony: Friday, March 6, 2015 Lillstreet Gallery is pleased to announce its second juried exhibition of photography. Artists residing in the Midwest states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin are invited to submit work for possible inclusion. All subject matter and photographi... [more]

Call for art: Drawing Show | MULTIPLES.  
Posted 8/15/14

Continuing in the effort to advance the interests of unique approaches to the current state of visual art, the Drawing Show, premiered at Verge Art Fair Miami Basel, has proudly continued its commitment to mounting a section devoted exclusively to drawing as a medium that overlaps all disciplines. Now the Drawing Show comes to Multiples. Chicago! The Drawing Show will present drawing as a unique artistic practice, one that is universally accessible, and often the first step in an artist's exercise... [more]

Brief information on my new series : Rumi Sessions  
8/12/14 Posted 8/12/14 [more]

Curator's Open Deadline is Tomorrow!  
Posted 7/29/14

You design the booth. You select the artists. You choose the artworks. We mount the exhibition at one of the world's major art fairs. The deadline is tomorrow! AH! We've had no shortage of amazing submissions but we want to make sure everyone gets a chance to curate our booth at EXPO CHICAGO in September. The deadline is Midnight GMT on July 31st. Artist permissions for inclusion in curations will be asked for following the submission deadline. We will work with the selected curator... [more]

Call for Entries: HEROES AND VILLAINS  
Posted 4/21/14

A non-juried, open-walls, digital-printout exhibition in June. There is a $15.00 fee for each submitted and printed-out image. All work that meets the criteria will be accepted. Entry Deadline June 8, 2014 Exhibition dates June 25, 2014 – July 19, 2014 This exhibition will celebrate who/what we honor and admire and/or who/what we fear and disdain. In this era of polarization we are seeking images that deal with this issue. We seek to present a moral cast of characters, a view into ou... [more]

Call for Artists: ARC Gallery, Chicago  
Posted 4/21/14

Exhibition Proposals for Solo, Group and Curated Shows ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation is a non-profit, woman-run cooperative gallery dedicated to providing alternative space exhibition opportunities for innovative artists outside the commercial gallery system. Since1973 ARC has given exposure and support to artists, providing an atmosphere for the continued development of artistic potential and experimentation. ARC Gallery’s Exhibitions Committee reviews all media including video,... [more]

Visual Arts Grants Available: Apply Today  
Posted 2/18/14

The Luminarts Cultural Foundation is awarding young Chicago artists with $5,000 and an opportunity to exhibit their work during the 2014 Visual Arts Exhibition. Winners of the 2014 Visual Arts Competition will also become Luminarts Fellows and be Featured Artists in the 3rd Floor Gallery of the Union League Club of Chicago. Luminarts Fellows will also be eligible to apply for project grants to support opportunities for career enhancement, residencies, master classes, exhibition expenses, professional tr... [more]

Posted 1/29/14

‘Wastelands’ at 313 Gallery in Jersey City, New Jersey 4/12/14-5/18/14 This is an open call for a multimedia show on the concept of ‘wastelands’. In this exhibition artists from Jersey City and Chicago will explore ‘wastelands’ with an eye towards their meaning in a contemporary post-human society. A wasteland can describe many things: Derelict warehouses. Endless flatlands. Interpersonal voids created by the incessant interruptions of digital communication. Degrada... [more]

Reflections, Controversy, and Relief: Pepper’s Best of… 2013   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
Posted 1/2/14

Best reflections of America Be the party (please don’t go): Emily Severance & Helmut Heiss at slow, produced in partnership with ACRE and with the support of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, the Arts, and Culture, April 6-26 Slow is what happens when an apartment gallery evolves. The Pilsen-based venue pairs contemporary art with intricate homebrews, and visitors can enjoy straight viewing in the gallery or extended dialogue in the dimly lit back living room and kitchen. When all this coalesces, it&rsqu... [more]

Required Reading, Required Viewing: Best of Chicago Exhibitions, 2013   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
Posted 12/27/13

Stephanie Cristello takes a look back at 2013 to survey the most groundbreaking exhibitions that presented themselves this past year. Amalia Pica | Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Was there anything more visually and conceptually stimulating than Amalia Pica’s solo exhibition at the MCA in 2013? This was truly an impressive survey by the Argentinian-born, London-based artist, whose aesthetics fly under the radar in such an amazing way. Whereas the theme and subject of color is often a formal and e... [more]

Call for proposals: National Choreographic Competition  
Posted 11/22/13

Hubbard Street 2’s 15th annualNational Choreographic Competition CHICAGO – Terence Marling, Director of Hubbard Street 2 (HS2) and Hubbard Street Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton encourage experienced dancemakers to apply for commissions through HS2’s 15th annual National Choreographic Competition (NCC), one of three programs of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s Choreographic Development Initiative. As part of its mission to identify and nurture young choreographers, HS2 initia... [more]

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Hubbard Street 2 announce auditions for the 2014–15 season  
Posted 11/22/13

CHICAGO – Hubbard Street Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton and Terence Marling, Director ofHubbard Street 2 (HS2), encourage early-career and professional dancers, male and female, to audition for 2014–15 season contracts with Hubbard Street’s main company and HS2. Individuals interested in a position with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago should have at minimum two years of professional experience. Hubbard Street 2 invites dancers ages 18 to 24 with strong backgrounds in classical and contempo... [more]

Applications now accepted for EXPO CHICAGO 2014  
Posted 11/7/13

EXPO CHICAGOSeptember 18–21, 2014Application deadline: March 14, 2014 Navy Pier 600 East Grand AvenueChicago, IL 60611 www.expochicago.comEXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, returns to Navy Pier's Festival Hall September 18–21, 2014 and is currently accepting applications. Maintaining its ardent commitment to quality by limiting the number of participating galleries, all applications will be thoroughly reviewed by the 2014 Selection Committee for compli... [more]

Thinking Through Recess: Blackness Now and Then   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
Caitlin Cherry, Krista Franklin, James T. Green, David Legget, Christina A. Long, Cecil McDonald, avery r. young at South Side Community Art Center October 11th, 2013 - November 9th, 2013
Posted 10/18/13

"They're not all the same color, they're not all black, they're not all, as they used to say years ago, high yellow, they're not all brown. I try to give each one of them character as individuals. And that's hard to do when you have so many figures to do, putting them all together and still have them have their characteristics." –Archibald Motley Jr. in a 1978 interview, describing the figures in his paintings Recess, the current exhibition from guest curator Tempestt Hazel at the South Side Co... [more]

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