Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Opening This Weekend! (7/30-8/1)

Fri. 30
Pawn Works - 1050 N Damen Ave. Rectory, work by Joe Padilla. Reception 6-10pm.

Op Shop - 5226 S. Harper Ave. Sarah Beth Mendelsohn. Reception 2-6pm.

Illinois Institute of Art Gallery 180 - 180 N. Wabash Ave. Flyway: Birds in the Art of Suzanne Stryk. Reception 5:30-7:30pm. 7/26-9/9.

Polish Museum of America - 984 N. Milwaukee Ave. Hidden Treasures, prints from the museum's permanent collection. Reception 7-9pm. 7/30-8/29.

Thomas Masters Gallery - 245 W. North Ave. Painting Sounds, work by Boguslaw Lustyk. Reception 6-8pm.

Antena - 1765 S Laflin St. Religare: Artists Explore the Concept of Religion, work by Saul Aguirre, Miguel Cortez, Rocky Horton, James Jankowiak, Laura Olear, Josue Pellot, Polly Perez, Jenny Priego, Elvia Rodriguez-Ochoa and more. Reception 6-10pm. 7/30-8/28.

Morpho Gallery - 5216 N. Damen Ave. Seeds, work by David Sisk. Reception 6-11pm. 7/30-8/1.

A+D Gallery - Columbia College Chicago, 619 S. Wabash Ave. Work From 2010 Summer Digital Artist Residency Program, created by Stephen Eichhorn. Closing Reception 6-9pm.

Elephant Room, Inc. - 704 S. Wabash Ave. Monument, work by Nathanael Gray. Reception 6-9pm. 7/26-8/28.

Center for Book & Paper - The Ludington Building, 1104 S. Wabash. Sixth Annual Printers Ball. Reception 6-11pm.

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art - 2320 W. Chicago Ave. Incised, Bitten and Gouge, work by Anchor Graphics and Chicago Printmakers Collaborative. Reception 6-9pm. 7/30-9/12.

Sat. 31
Murphy Hill Gallery - 3333 W. Arthington St. Deconstructive Views. Reception 6-11pm. 7/28-9/4.

Op Shop - 5226 S. Harper Ave. Urban Agriculture Talk + Public Potluck Dinner. Event from 6-9pm.

Floating World Gallery - 1925 N Halsted St. The Great Wave: An Introduction to Japanese Woodblock Prints, talk with Elias Martin. Talk from 1-3pm.

What It Is - 1155 S Lyman Ave, Oak Park. Network, Domestic Intervention, work by Sara Schnadt. Reception 3-8pm. 7/31-8/21.

Prospectus Gallery - 1210 W. 18th St. CONTRASTS, work by Antonio Martinez & Jose Arceo. Reception 5pm.

Thomas Robertello Gallery - Double Face Fantasy, work by Jason Robert Bell and Marni Kotak. Viewable from sidewalk. 7/31-9/6.

Sun. 1
Julius Cæsar - 3144 W Carroll Ave, 2G. The bottom of photos that look up at the sky and other observations, work by Carrie Gundersdorf. Reception 4-7pm.8/1-8/29.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Opening This Weekend! (7/23-7/25)

FRIDAY (7/23)
Batavia -
Fermilab Art Gallery - Wilson Hall 2nd floor, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Kirk Rd. and Pine St., Batavia. Work from the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative. Reception 5-7pm. 7/9-9/3.

Bridgeport -
Co-Prosperity Sphere - 3219 S. Morgan St. Corporate Psychedelia (1968-1975): Silkscreen Prints from the Collection of Jason Pickleman & James Jankowiak: Entopic Phenomena. Reception 6-10pm. 7/23-8/14.

Eastern Expansion - 244 W. 31st St. Carny, work by Paul Rizzuto. Reception 6pm.

East Village -
Black Market Caviar - 1945 W. Chicago Ave. Abandoned Remnants, work by M. Tuteur. Reception 5-8pm. 7/23-9/4.

Lakeview -
Flourish Studios - 3020 N. Lincoln Ave. Song. Reception 6-8pm. 7/21-8/17.

Logan Square -
Danny Think Tank - 2628 N Milwaukee Ave, #2. Danny Think Tank, group show. Reception 6-10pm. 7/23-7/25.

Pilsen -
National Museum of Mexican Art - 1852 W. 19th St. Milas y Kilometros, work by artists from Chiapas, Mexico, and Chicago.

River North -
David Weinberg Gallery - 300 W. Superior St., #203. Friedman & Miss Aniela. Reception 5-8pm. 7/23-9/4.

Gallery KH - 311 W. Superior St. Deborah T. Colter and Charlotte Foust. Reception 5-8pm. 7/23-8/31.

Gruen Galleries - 226 W. Superior. Debbie Angell. Reception 5-8pm.

Habatat Galleries - 222 W. Superior St. Youko Sano. Reception 5-7:30pm. 7/23-8/31.

Judy A Saslow Gallery - 300 W. Superior St. ART FROM THE ESTATE OF JOHN STERN & BACKROOM INVENTORY EXPOSED. Reception 5-8pm.

Ken Saunders Gallery - 230 W. Superior. Jay Musler. Reception 5-8pm. 7/23-8/31.

Roy Boyd Gallery - 739 N. Wells. Manfred Muller: Selected works since the 90's. Reception 5-8pm. 7/23-9/4.

Russell Bowman Art Advisory - 311 W. Superior St., #115. Recent Selections. Reception 5:30-8:30pm. 7/23-8/21.

Zg Gallery - 300 W. Superior St. Phenomena, work by Dan Gamble. Reception 5:30-7:30pm. 7/23-9/4.

River West -
Arc Gallery - 832 W. Superior St., #204. Arc 2009 Student Show Winners, work by Talya Modlin, George Oqundipe, and Golda Rubina & The Fabric of Space, work by by Heather Brammeier & The Owing Project, work by Judith Joseph. Reception 6-9pm. 7/21-8/14.

Skokie -
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center - 9603 Woods Dr., Skokie. Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race. 7/23-1/2

West Loop -
Epiphany Church - 201 S. Ashland Ave. Fantasy Reunion, performance by Marissa Perel and Justin Cabrillos. Performance 8-10pm.

Spoke - 119 N Peoria St, 3D. If Nature Could Talk, work by Grant W. Ray. Reception 6-9pm. 7/23-7/25.

The Hills Esthetic Center - 128 N. Campbell Ave., Unit G. Looks Like A Place I Came In, work by Jessica Taylor Caponigro. Reception 8-11pm. 7/23-8/14.

Wicker Park -
Coalition Gallery - 2010 W. Pierce Ave. Curator's Choice Part Two, curated by Susan Aurinko. Reception 5:30-8:30pm. 7/23-8/28.

Lincoln Park -
Thomas Masters Gallery - 245 W. North Ave. Painting Sounds, work by Boguslaw Lustyk. Reception 6-8pm.

Pilsen -
Slow - 2153 W. 21st St. Booze and Bacon. Reception 7-10pm. 7/24-8/21.

Ravenswood -
Landslide Gallery - 4135 N Western Ave. WHAT FRIGHTENS YOU, work by The Foster Collective & THE VISUAL RESPONSE to GULF OIL DISASTER: Art on Gas Station Paper Towels. Reception 5-9pm. 7/23-7/30.

Lillstreet - 4401 N. Ravenswood Ave. Mural Unveiling and Champagne Celebration. Unveiling at 1pm.

South Loop -
Conaway Center, Columbia College - 1104 S. Wabash St. Slideluck Potshow Chicago IV. Reception and show 7-11pm.

Elephant Room, Inc. - 704 S. Wabash Ave. Dreaming in Color, work by David Kafer. Reception 4-8pm.

United Center Park -
Spudnik Press - 1821 W. Hubbard St., suite 308. Three Far Out Years: Spudnik Press Fundraiser and Celebration. Open House 11am–4pm, party and auction 6pm-midnight at Happy Dog, 1542 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl.

Wicker Park -
Rainbo Club - 1150 N. Damen Ave. Sense & Sensibility. Reception 8-11pm. 7/24-8/21.

SUNDAY (7/25)
Loop -
Art Institute of Chicago - 111 S. Michigan Ave. Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century. 7/25-10/3.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Opening this weekend (7/16-7/18)

Friday 7/16 -
Bridgeport -
33 Collective Gallery - 1029 W. 35th St. Self-Portrait Exhibition, group show. Reception 7-10pm. 7/16-8/13.

Hyde Park -
Smart Museum of Art - 5550 S Greenwood Ave. Furnishing the Good Fight, lunch-hour talk with Maggie Taft. Talk beging at noon.

Oak Park -
Expressions Graphics - 129 West Harrison St. Master Prints, work by Carlos Barberena. Reception 6-9pm. 7/1-7/31.

Pilsen -
PEREGRINEPROGRAM - 500 W Cermak Rd. #727. Negative Alters, work by Terence Hannum. Reception 6-8pm. 7/16-7/31.

River North -
Catherine Edelman Gallery - 300 W. Superior St. Proof, group show. Reception 5-8pm. 7/16-9/4.

Zygman Voss Gallery - 222 W. Superior. Master Etchers, including the work of Buhot, Renoir, Picasso, Dali and more. 7/16-8/20.

West Loop -
Carrie Secrist Gallery - 835 W. Washington. Brandon Anschultz and Nicole Mauser. Reception 5-8pm. 7/16-8/14.

Wicker Park -
Johalla Projects - 1561 N. Milwaukee Ave. The Art of Touring. Reception 7-11pm. 7/16-8/7.

Saturday 7/17 -
Albany Park -
Swimming Pool Project Space - 2858 W. Montrose Ave. Quarterly Site #3: Stay in Your Lane! Reception 6-10pm. 7/17-8/15.

Bucktown -
360See Gallery - 1924 N. Damen Ave. 2nd Anniversary Show, work by Eric Bessel, Stefanie Dueck, and Heidi Martin Kuster. Reception 3-6pm. 7/17-8/20.

Humboldt Park -
Richmond Manor - 1625 N Richmond St, side yard. The Humboldt Moving Picture Show, work by Aaron Henderson, Ben Lipkin, Ben Stagl, Brian Hubble, Brigitte Boucher, Cathleen Schuster, Chang Den-Yao, Chris Lin, Derek Larson, Diego Leclery, Edward Salem, Eunsong N, Gwyneth Anderson, Jang Soon Im, Jessica Taylor Caponigro, Joseph Letourneau, Josh Reames, Katy Collier, Kayce Bayer, Laura Goldstein and Marisa Plumb, Mia E. Rollow, Mohamed Alaa, Mohamed Ghazala, Nadia Jassim, Patrick Holbrook, Rebecca Schoenecker, Ryan Richey, Shayma Aziz and Vera Palme. Show begins 6pm. $5.

Hyde Park -
Op Shop - 5225 S. Harper Ave. Op Shop 3 Grand Opening. Opening hours 12pm-4pm. 7/17-8/16.

Pilsen -
2nd Flr Gallery - 903 W 19th Street 2nd Flr. Polaroids Are Go!, work by Daiv Whaley. Reception 6-10pm.

Nolan Studios - 2150 S. Canalport Ave. Open Artist Studio. Reception 6-9pm.

Wicker Park -
OhNo!Doom Gallery - 1800 N. Milwaukee Ave. Colorain, work by Alberto Cerriteno. Reception 6-10pm. 7/17-8/1.

Sunday 7/18 -
Loop -
Art Institute of Chicago - 111 S Michigan Ave. Beyond the Aesthetic and the Anti-Aesthetic, presentation with James Elkins. Discussion 1pm.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Opening This Weekend! (7/9-7/11)

Friday 7/9 -
Block Museum of Art - 40 Arts Circle Dr. Land Without End, work by Theo Leffman. 7/9-8/29.

Intuit - 756 N. Milwaukee Ave. Almost There, work by Peter Anton. Reception 5-8pm. 7/9-12/30.

Chicago Cultural Center - 78 E. Washington St. Nicaragua, work by Grant Ramsey & Coterminous: An Installation by Jason Peot & Expect Nothing: New Works by Jackie Kazarian. Reception 6-8pm. 7/3-9/26.

Gallery Uno - 410 S. Michigan Ave. #541. Bye!, work by Chris Lin. Reception 6-9pm.

Noble & Superior Projects - 1418 W. Superior St. Younger Than Janis, work by Marcel Alcala, Ryan Barone, Lucas Blair, Patrick Bobilin, Connor Camburn, Kevin Clancy, Adam Cruces, Cara Anne Greene, Eliza Koch, Andre & Evan Lenox, Vanessa Macholl, Celia Marks, Ross Meckfessel, Michael Morris, Erin Nixon, Michael Radziewicz, Anna Rochinski, Steve Ruiz, Liz Rugg, Hannah Verrill, Blair Waters, Ali White, Andrew Norman Wilson and Travis Wyche. Reception 6-10pm. 7/9-8/7.

Chicago Art Department - 1837 S Halsted St. Action!, work by works by Ryan Roberts, Christophe Roberts, Clare Rosean, Nat Soti, Jim Jeffers, Ali Serradge, Sarah and Joseph Belknap, Kayce Bayer and Chris Lin, and Kerry Flaherty. Reception 6-10pm.

Logsdon 1909 Gallery - 1909 S. Halsted St. Perceptions, work by Mary S. Rezny and Karen Spears. Reception 6-10pm. 7/9-7/24.

No Coast Exhibitions & Editions - 1500 W 17th St. Closing Reception for Megha Gupta. Reception and digestibles at 6pm.

Pentagon - 961 W 19th St, 1F. Living Treasure, work by Carl Baratta, Carolina Wheat, Montgomery Perry Smith, Theodore Darst and Ryan Ingebritson. Reception 7-10pm. 7/10-7/26.

Roxaboxen Exhibitions - 2130 W. 21st St. Mind's I, work by Liz McCarthy, Carley Dergins, Virgina Aberle, and Emily Crabtree. Reception 6-9pm.

Fill in the Blank Gallery - 5038 N. Lincoln Ave. Visible City: Map Room, work by Aaron Delehanty. Reception 7-11pm. 7/9-8/7.

Addington Gallery - 704 N. Wells St. River Perspectives: Encaustic Paintings From the Yangtze and Amazon, work by Robin Denevan. Reception 5-8pm. 7/9-8/30.

Andrew Bae Gallery - 300 W. Superior St. New Faces, work by Lim Seung-chun, Jiha Moon, Shin Youngmi, and Wang Ziwon. Reception 5-8pm. 7/9-8/7.

Carl Hammer Gallery - 740 N. Wells. The All-Seeing Eye: Photographic Revelations, work by Wilson "Snowflake" Bentley, Blythe Bohnen, Lee Godie, Kahn and Selesnick, Mole and Thomas, Francois Robert, Bill Steber, Eugene Von Bruenchenhein and anonymous vernacular photographs. Reception 5:30-8:30pm. 7/9-8/27.

Perimeter Gallery - 210 W. Superior St. Joanna Pinsky & John Goodman & Laura Beard. Reception 5-8pm. 7/9-9/3.

Schneider Gallery - 230 W. Superior St. Easy Acquisitions, work by Guy Glorieux, Michelle Sank, Bill Westheimer, Jiang Yiming, and Pablo Gimenez Zapiola. Reception 5-7:30pm. 7/9-9/11.

Woman Made Gallery - 685 N. Milwaukee Ave. Category: Printmaking, group show & Her Way With Print, group show & In Flanders Fields, work by Fran Bull. Reception 6-9pm. 7/9-8/26.

The 1901 Gallery - 1901 W. Belmont Ave. CANCER: July Zodiac Dark & Erotic Art Gallery, work by Ivan Phillips, Clint Asaph, Ron Garcia, Geekitty, John Soraparu, ~E~. Reception 8pm-12am. 7/9-7/10.

Ukrainian National Museum - 2249 W. Superior St. Rediscovering Ukrainian Album Cover Art. Reception 7pm. 7/9-7/30.

Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture - 6500 S. Pulaski Rd. Ann Radville Grimmer. Reception 7pm. 7/9-8/22.

Black Walnut Gallery - 220 N. Aberdeen St. Quintilis, work by Clare Rosean, Dan Bradica, Jillian Ludwig, Kai MacNicol, John Zajac, and Katie Puenner. Reception 5-8pm. 7/1-7/31.

Dubhe Carreño Gallery - 118 N. Peoria St., 2nd fl. Introspection, work by Elsa Munoz. Reception 5:30-8:30. 7/9-8/28.

Packer Schopf Gallery - 942 W. Lake St. The Cowboy Constructions of Harry Young Circa 1930-1950, work by Harry Young & Gleaners, Hawkers, and Reapers, work by Catherine Jacobi & Skivery, work by Nancy Bardawil and Casey Gunshel & South County Scrapbook, work by Danny Hein. Reception 5-8pm. 7/9-8/21.

Heaven Gallery - 1550 N Milwaukee Ave. DIMINISH, work by Raymond Salvatore Harmon and Todd Carter. Performance 9-11pm. $5

Johalla Projects - 1561 N Milwaukee Ave. ACRE Summer Benefit, work by Caitlin Arnold, Alex Chitty, Ben Driggs, Paul Ershen, Scott Fortino, Rebecca Gordon, Elisa Harkins, Kelly Kaczynski, Irena Knezevic, Young Joon Kwak, Jason Lazarus, Aliza Morell, Heidi Norton, Jennifer Ray, Matt Siber, Montgomery Perry Smith, Greg Stimac, Brian Ulrich and more. Reception 6-10pm.

Sapere Intuitive Works Gallery - 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave, 3rd Floor, Studio 341. TECHNOMYSTICISM: THE ART OF RW RUEHLEN. Reception 5pm. 7/9-7/25.

Saturday 7/10 -
Co-Prosperity Sphere - 3219 S Morgan St. The Annual Cardboard Show, organized by Mike Pocius. Reception 6-10pm.

MVSEVM - 1626 N California Ave, 2. Exhibition 8.07102010, work by Daniel Baird, Jamie Keesling and Bret Schneider. Reception 6-10pm.

Images Gallery Cooperative - 1823 W. Wilson Ave. RavensHood 2010 - 4th Annual Juried Show, work by Chad Allen, Aviva Alter, Mia Capodilupo, Stina Kaczmaryn, Alan Lerner, Bill Moran, Jeff Phillips and Kate Stone. Reception 6-9pm.

Sunday 7/11 -
Evanston Art Center - 2603 Sheridan Rd. Scene, group show. Reception 1-4pm. 7/11-8/15.

Noyes Cultural Arts Center - 927 Noyes St. A Sense of Place: Rural Indiana Narratives, work by Kay Westhues. Reception 3-5pm. 7/9-9/4.

ADDS DONNA - 4223 W Lake St, 422. Behaviour, work by Edmund Chia. Reception 3-5pm. 7/11-8/15.

HungryMan Gallery - 2135 N Rockwell St. Closing Reception: Aaron Louis Fowler - Ocean. Reception 4-7pm.

Old Town Art Center - 1763 N. North Park Ave. Fabiola Guzman. Reception 2-5pm. 7/11-8/6.

Hills Esthetic Center - 128 N Campbell Ave. Closing Reception: Remembering the Future. Reception and potluck 8-11pm.