HOLY FUCK! THE GALLERY CRAWL IS HERE!
Friday (6th) –
Artists of East Bank Building - 1200 W 35th Street. Within the Body: An art opening and silent auction benefiting the Gender Just campaigns. 11/6/2009 Reception 6 pm
360SEE Gallery - 1924 N. Damen. Iron Pastoral: New mixed media paintings by Curtis Frillmann. 11/06/09-12/15/09 Reception 5-8 pm
Experimental Sound Studio - 5925 N. Ravenswood. "Reactor" and "Countdown": two sound installations by MW Burns. 11/9-12/9. Reception 6pm.
Elmhurst Artists Guild - 150 Cottage Hill, Elmhurst. The Big Communication Talk: Work by the artists of the Little City Center for the Arts. 10/24/09-12/03/09. Reception 7-9 pm.
International Museum of Surgical Science - 1524 N. Lake Shore Dr. Hidden Agenda: ARTiculating the Unspeakable, Installation by Carol Chase Bjerke & The Way of the Flesh "Appendage sculptures" by Masako Onodera made of materials including fiber, latex, and lacquered animal skin. 11/06/09-02/19/10. Reception 5-8 pm
College of Lake County, Wright Gallery - 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake. CLC Art Faculty Exhibition: The College of Lake County's full-time and adjunct fine art faculty will present their works in this triennial exhibition. 11/06/09-12/13/09. Reception 7-9 pm
LAKEVIEW: Golden - 816 W. Newport #1. I Feel Better Already, or At Least I Think I Do: Paintings by Austin Eddy. 11/06/09-12/12/09. Reception 6-9 pm
Beverly Arts Center - 2417 W. 111th. Group Show: Work by finalists in the 33rd annual Beverly Art Competition and Exhibition. 11/06/09-12/28/09 Reception 7pm.
Roots & Culture - 1034 N. Milwaukee Ave. Ghosting: Works by Rob Doran and Ryan Fenchel. 11/06/09-12/06/09. Reception 6-9 pm
University of Illinois at Chicago African-American Cultural Center - Addams Hall, 830 S. Halsted #207. Integrity of the Human Spirit: Paintings and "abstract assemblages" by Patrica A. Stewart. 11/01/09-11/30/09. Reception 5-8 pm
Vespine Gallery - 1907 S Halsted St. Respite: Melissa Jay Craig. 11/06/09-11/28/09. Reception 5-8 pm
Fill in the Blank - 5038 N. Lincoln. Choose Your Own Adventure: Prints and paintings by Gretchen Huffman. 11/06/09-11/28/09. Reception 7-10 pm
Coalition - 2010 W. Pierce. Parallel Realities: work by Kathleen Letts, Lucy Mueller, and others. 11/06/09-11/28/09. Reception 5:30-8:30 pm
Addington - 704 N. Wells. Roadworthy: New paintings by Kevin Sonmor. 11/06/09-12/24/09. Reception 5-8 pm
Andrew Bae Gallery - 300 W Superior St. Conflict and Reaction: Photography by Gapchul Lee. 11/06/09-12/05/09 . Reception 5-8 pm
Byron Roche Gallery - 750 N. Franklin, Ste. 201. Group Show: Contemporary paintings with an emphasis on process and materials. 11/06/09-12/31/09. Reception 5-8 pm
Catherine Edelman - 300 W. Superior. Outside the Frame: Photographs and paintings by Gregory Scott. 11/06/09-01/02/10. Reception 5-7 pm
David Weinberg - 300 W. Superior #203. Infuse: Work by Eric Blum and Hunt Rettig. 11/06/09-01/02/10. Reception 5-8 pm.
Habatat - 222 W. Superior. Argento: Glass sculptures by Dale Chihuly.11/06/09-12/31/09. Reception 5-8 pm
Jean Albano Gallery - 215 W. Superior. Happy 80th Birthday JULES FEIFFER: Contemporary paintings, drawings, and constructions. 11/06/09-12/19/09. Reception 5:30-8:30 pm.
Judy Saslow - 300 W. Superior. Cephalic Symbols: A silent auction of human skulls sculpted by Mark Mlodoch and "enhanced" by more than 25 artists. 11/6/2009. Reception 5-8 pm
Ken Saunders Gallery - 230 W Superior St. Janisz Walentynowicz. Reception 6-8pm.
Marwen - 833 N. Orleans. Art Fair 09 Show & Fundraiser: Artwork by Marwen teaching artists, students, alumni & staff on display & for sale - including Marwen's 2009 Holiday Cards. 11/6/2009. Reception 6:30-10 pm
Melanee Cooper - 740 N. Franklin. Just Around the Block: Work by Julie Karabenick. 11/06/09-12/30/09. Reception 5-8 pm
Russell Bowman - 311 W. Superior #115. David Smith - Works on paper. 11/06/09-01/02/10. Reception 5:30-8 pm
Schneider Gallery - 230 W. Superior. Magic Realism: Jamie Baldridge and Sergio Fasola. 11/06/09-01/02/10. Reception 5-7:30 pm.
Vale Craft Gallery - 230 W. Superior. Jewelry Trunk Show: Michele A. Friedman. 11/05/09-11/08/09 . Reception 5-8 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art - 220 East Chicago Ave. First Fridays: "Reflection," Haptic and Lisa Slodki. 11/06/09-11/29/09. Reception 6-10 pm
Ukrainian National Museum - 2249 W. Superior. Pastels by Tatijana Jacenkiw. 11/06/09-11/29/09. Reception 7pm.
UNITED CENTER PARK:
Spudnik Press - 1821 W. Hubbard, suite 308. Meat! Work by more than 20 artists exploring the theme "meat." 11/06/09-12/19/09. Reception 6-10 pm
Black Walnut - 220 N. Aberdeen. Pensive Voyage: Work by five abstract artists. 11/01/09-11/30/09 Reception 6-9 pm
G.R. N'Namdi - 110 N. Peoria. A Series of Delightful Misadventures: Paintings by Deborah Dancy. 11/06/09-12/18/09. Reception 6-9 pm
Galerie du Maroc - 344 N. Ogden Ave. Moroccan Roll: In the spirit of the Sister Cities program, enjoy an evening of appreciation of Moroccan Art, Music, Cuisine & Culture supporting aspiring Moroccan female small business owners. 11/6/2009. Reception 6:30-11:30 pm
Flatiron Arts Building - 1579 N Milwaukee Ave. Wicker Park/Bucktown First Friday: Over three dozen studios open to the public. Reception 6-10 pm.
Sapere Art - 1579 N. Milwaukee. Jon Neal Wallace: Paintings. 11/06/09-11/30/09. Reception 6-9 pm.
Saturday (7th) –
Monument 2 Gallery - 2007 N. Point. Deathparty: Inaugural art show with sculpture, drawings, video, photography, and installations by Zachary Dillon, Ryan Doherty, and others. 11/07/09-11/29/09. Reception 6-10 pm.
Evanston Art Center - 2603 Sheridan Rd. Informal Artist Demonstrations by Visual Artists from Beijing, China: A special delegation of Master Artists from China will demonstrate techniques such as ink washing, scroll painting, and paper folding. 11/7/2009. Reception 11 - 2 pm.
Golden Age - 1744 West 18th St. The Incredible Journey that is Consciousness: Alex Fuller & Gabe Usadel. Reception 7-11pm.
Art Dealers Association of Chicago - Meet inside the Starbucks at the corner of Chicago & Franklin. Saturday Gallery Tour: Judy A Saslow Gallery, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Melanee Cooper Gallery and Andrew Bae Gallery. 11am-12:30pm.
Nicole Gallery - 230 W Huron St. Routes to Roots - Members of Sapphire and Crystals speak about their group show. 10/17/09-12/5/09. Reception 2-4 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art - 220 E Chicago Ave. Coffee and Art: On Liam Gillick, Christine Atha speaks on Liam Gillick's work. 11/7/2009. Reception 10-11:30 am
Museum of Contemporary Art - 220 E Chicago Avenue. Anne Collod and Daria Martin in Conversation. 11/7/2009. Reception 2 pm
McCormick Gallery - 835 West Washington Blvd. USA: Works from the 1960s: Melville Price. 11/07/09-01/10/10. Reception 5-8 pm
Rowland Contemporary - 1118 West Fulton Market. Edra Soto. 11/07/09-11/30/09. Reception 6-8 pm.
Monique Meloche - 2154 W. Division. Sign of the Times: Photographs by Carrie Schneider. 11/07/09-01/09/10. Reception 4-7 pm.
Sunday (8th) –
Hyde Park Art Center - 5020 S Cornell Ave. Release party for "Artists Run Chicago" catalog. 11/8/2009. Reception 2-5 pm.
Smart Museum of Art - 5550 S. Greenwood Avenue. Smart Voices: Katherine Desjardins. Lecture at 2pm
Art on Armitage - 4125 W. Armitage. Cocoon: Work by Rose Camastro-Pritchett. 11/08/09-11/30/09. Reception 2-5 pm.
Suburban, The - 125 N. Harvey Avenue, Oak Park. DONELLE WOOLFORD: Performance and Exhibition. 11/8/09-1/17/10. Reception 2-4pm.
Old Town Art Center - 1763 N. North Park. Land and Sea: Watercolors and pastels by Maureen Carr, Reven Fellars, Cynthia John, Geri Kaye, and Nancy Pinzke. 11/07/09-12/03/09. Reception 2-5 pm
Bruce Thorn Studio - 4001 N Ravenswood Ave. Studio Exhibition: William Conger and Susan Michod. 11/8/2009. Reception 11-6 pm
Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art - 2320 W. Chicago. Andrij Kovalenko. 11/08/09-01/17/10. Reception 2-5 pm