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Antonia Gurkovska

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Did You See Heaven? WYSIWYG @ Peregrine Program  
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McKeever Donovan, Susanne Doremus, Ron Ewert, Richard Galling, Antonia Gurkovska, Oliver Henry, Sofia Leiby, Josh Reames, Ezara Spangl at PEREGRINEPROGRAM September 2nd, 2012 - September 30th, 2012
Posted 10/7/12
by Dana Bassett... "Peregrine Program is poised at a unique threshold of the Chicago art scene. While it’s certainly not an apartment gallery, located inside of an East Garfield Park studio building, the space lacks the sterile snap of a commercial space. The walls are white, but the exhibition space is rather small, best lending itself to one person installations and the viewing of small works. Usually, the openings spill into the hallway where artists congregate, converse and bump into each othe... [more]
Chicago, Mar. 2012 - I met Antonia during the first day of international student orientation at The School of the Art Institute in August of 2009 (I’m Canadian and she is Bulgarian). She mentioned she was a painter; I can’t remember what claims I made, but I think we went for drinks shortly after. We were reserved back then, but through the course of our graduate programs there were several studio visits, PDF exchanges, and bizarre excursions to more openings than I can count with some energizing i... [more]