Thursday, December 16, 2010

Opening This Weekend (12/17-12/19)

ebersmoore - 213 N Morgan St, 3C. Ah Wilderness! and Austin Eddy: Less Delicate than the Locusts. Reception 6-9pm.

Las Manos Gallery - 5220 N. Clark St. Group Show. Reception 6-10pm.

Lloyd Dobler Gallery - 1545 W Division St, 2nd Fl. Pastoral Disruption. Reception 6-10pm.

Mink & Arce Gallery - 3810 N. Clark St. Skatepark, work by Chris Miller. Reception 6-9pm.

Roxaboxen Exhibitions - 2130 W. 21st. Prodigious Partnerships, work by Brittany Ransom. Reception 7-10pm.

Tom Robinson Studio/Gallery - 2416 W. North Ave. Don Copper and Charlie B. Thorne. Reception 5-9pm.

Ugly Step Sister Art Gallery - 951 W. Fulton Mkt. #3. Ray Borchers: Went to Sleep in god. Closing reception 6pm.

Zhou B Art Center - 1029 W. 35th St. Walter Payton. Reception 7-10pm.

New Capital - 3114 W Carroll Ave. John Almanza and Cameron Crawford. Rception 6-9pm.

The Exhibition Agency - 2351 N Milwaukee Ave, 2. HELP WANTED. Reception 1-5pm.

The Suburban - 125 N Harvey Ave, Oak Park. Diego Leclery: Sit on a Polar Bears Lap. Reception 2-4pm.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Opening This Weekend! (12/10-12/12)

DEC 10 -
Co-Prosperity Sphere - 3219 S Morgan St. Select Media Festival 9: Infoporn II Exhibition, work by Tom Burtonwood, Dayton Castleman, Caleb Charland, Jeremiah Chiu, The Center for Urban Pedagogy, Column Five Media, Theodore Darst, David A. Garcia, Firebelly Design, Francesco Franchi, Cody Hudson, Gary Kachadourian, Derek Lerner, The New City Reader Classifieds project by Kazys Varnelis and Joseph Grima & others, MaTeVoS, Serifcan Ozcan, The Present Group, The PMIRL library Infoporn Collection, Adam Lonczynski, Adam Lonczynski and Joshua Clarfelt. Reception 7-12:30.

Eastern Expansion - 244 W 31st St. Sad Cycle, work by Emily Clayton. Reception 6-9pm.

Kitchen Sink Cafe - 1107 W. Berwyn Ave. Clea Mirza James and Sayward Schoonmaker. Reception 7-9pm.

Chicago Photography Center - 3301 N. Lincoln Ave. Deliberate Chicago, work by Jonathan Michael Johnson. Reception 7-9pm.

Delilah's - 2771 N. Lincoln Ave. Holiday Art Group Show, work by Jon Langford, Nina Friday, Marty Perez, and more. Reception 7pm.

Rotofugi Gallery - 2780 N. Lincoln Ave. Japanese Vinyl, Kaiju & Beyond. Reception 7-10pm.

Fine Arts Building - 410 S. Michigan. Night at the Fine Arts Building. Reception and parties 4:30-9:30pm.

Finestra - 410 S. Michigan Ave., #516. Jewelry as Art as Jewelry, work by Glenn Doering. Reception 5-11pm.

Nicole Villeneuve Gallery - 410 S. Michigan Ave, Suite 629. Space. Reception 5pm.

Robert Morris College State Street Gallery - 401 S. State St. Around Each Corner, work by Bret Steinhaus. Reception 5-8pm.

Sullivan Galleries - 33 S. State. Text Off the Page and Video Installation & Curatorial Practice Exhibition. Reception 4:30-7pm.

Betty Dare Gallery - 1319 W. Chicago Ave. Still Between Lineage and Gradients, work by Josue Pellot. Reception 7pm.

Bridge Gallery - 2202 South Halsted. Lokel: A Show of Handmade Art Jewelry by Chicago Artists. Reception 5pm.

Chicago Art Department - 1837 S. Halsted St. Art of Giving of Art. Reception 6-10pm.

Chicago Arts District - 1945 S. Halsted, Ste. 101. 2nd FRIDAYS Gallery Night. receptions 6-10pm.

Chicago Urban Art Society - 2229 S. Halsted St. The Daley Show, work by Nick Adam, Peter Kepha, Ruben Aguirre, Ray Noland, Billy Craven, Abraham Velasquez Tello, Ryan Duggan, Kevin Wilson, and DonÕt Fret. Reception 6-11pm.

HumanThread - 645 W. 18th St. A Political Holiday. Reception 6pm.

ROOMS Productions - 1835 S. Halsted St. While What Waits. Performance from 7-10pm.

Morpho Gallery - 5216 N. Damen Ave. One Horse Press and Spudnik Press. Reception 6-10pm.

Roy Boyd Gallery - 739 N. Wells. Seeing White, work by Vadim Katznelson. Reception 5-8pm.

EC Gallery - 215 N. Aberdeen St. Grotto V2, work by Richard Blackwell. Reception 6-8pm.

Linda Warren Gallery - 1052 W. Fulton Mkt. A Loss Like the Rome of Waiting, work by Matthew Woodward;Surface Tension, work by Jennifer Presant. Reception 6-9pm.

Thomas Robertello Gallery - 939 W. Randolph St. 2009 was a Rough Year, work by Lilly McElroy. Reception 5-8pm.

Heaven Gallery - 2nd floor @ 1550 N Milwaukee Ave. ACRE Benefit, work by Brandon Alvendia, Caitlin Arnold, Matthew Austin, Mara Baker, Tom Burtonwood, Ben Driggs, Aron Gent, Adam Grossi, Elisa Harkins, Katy Keefe, Jason Lazarus, Matthew Nichols, Betsy Odom, Aay Preston-Myint, Daniel Shea, Montgomery Perry Smith, Greg Stimac, Jessica Taylor, Krista Wortendyke and more. Event 6-11pm. $20 ($10 student)

DEC 11 -
Swimming Pool Project Space - 2858 W. Montrose Ave. Wet Affairs, work by Jesse Butcher. Reception 6-9pm.

OhNo!Doom Gallery - 1800 N. Milwaukee Ave. Soft Served. Reception 6-10pm.

Revolution Tattoo - 2221 N. Western Ave. The Eyes are the Windows to the Skull, work by Greg Shirilla. Reception 8pm-midnight.

DuSable Museum of African American History - 740 E. 56th Pl. Let Your Motto Be Resistance.

Liz Long Gallery & Urban Art Retreat - 1957 S. Spaulding Ave. Which Way is South? Reception 1pm.

Art Institute of Chicago - 111 S. Michigan Ave. Hyperlinks: Architecture and Design.

C-M Motors - 4543 N. Damen Ave. SMB Project. Reception 5-8:30pm.

Zygman Voss Gallery - 222 W. Superior #1E. The Masters of the Poster. Reception 5-7pm.

Carrie Secrist Gallery - 835 W. Washington. Melodie Provenzano and Rachel Hovnanian. Reception 4-7pm.

Packer Schopf Gallery - 942 W. Lake St. Artist Talk with Steven Carrelli and Louise LeBourgeois. Artist talk 2-4pm.

Robert Bills Contemporary - 650 W. Lake. Material Syntax: Communication between Media, work by Veronica Bruce, Dan Giordan, and Joe Baldwin. Reception 5-8pm.

Eyeporium Gallery - 1431 N. Milwaukee Ave. St. Nick's Top Picks. Reception noon-5pm.

DEC 12 -
Co-Prosperity Sphere - 3219 S Morgan St. BYOB (Bring your own Beamer). Reception 6-10pm.

ACRE Projects - 1913 W. 17th St. Lesson 1: Misanthropy, work by Daniel Shea. Reception 4-8pm.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Opening This Weekend! (12/3-12/5)

FRIDAY 12/3 -
Corbett vs. Dempsey - 1120 N. Ashland Ave., 3rd fl. Degree of Separation, work by Margot Bergman. Reception 5-9pm.

Floating World Gallery - 1925 N. Halsted St. Behind Paper Walls, work by Jun-Ichiro Sekino. Reception 6-9pm.

La Llorona Art Gallery - 1474 W. Webster Ave. Rebecca Wolfram. Reception 6-11pm.

Chicago Cultural Center - 78 E. Washington St. In & Out, work by Hyangsook Cho. Reception 5-7:30.

Elephant Room, Inc. - 704 S. Wabash Ave. Signs of Sustainability, work by Claudia Smalley and Magda Smolenska. Reception 6-9pm.

Nicole Villeneuve Gallery - 410 S. Michigan Ave, Suite 629. What a Famine Plenty Can Disguise, work by Besty O'Brien, Ji Soo Hong, Esther Chow, Chris Wood, and Sioban Lombardi. Reception 5-9pm.

Thomas Masters Gallery - 245 W. North Ave. That Was Then, work by Art Shay. Reception 6-9pm.

ACRE Projects - 1913 W. 17th St. Copse, work by Coppice and Alex Miller. Reception 6-9pm.

Black Cloud Gallery - 1909 S. Halsted St. December Exhibition, work by Satoki Nagata, Anna Vlaminck, Matt Maniscalco, Jason Thompson, and Peter Walsh. Reception 6-10pm.

Addington - 704 N. Wells. 2011 Preview Exhibition: New Work from Gallery Artists. Reception 5-8pm.

Arc Gallery - 832 W. Superior St., #204. Cal-ci-fied, work by Anneliese Vobis; Presently Absent, work by Nicole Jacquard; Where in Healthcare, work by Amy Zucker. Reception 6-9pm.

Lydon Contemporary - 230 W. Superior St. Private Spaces, work by Ron Condon. Reception 5-8pm.

Printworks - 311 W. Superior St., #105. Cover Stories: The Art of the Book Jacket, work by Michiko Itatani, Audrey Niffenegger, William Conger, and more. Reception 5-8pm.

Vale Craft Gallery - 230 W. Superior St. Holiday Show of Fine Craft. Reception 5-8pm.

August House Studio - 2113 W. Roscoe St. Home for the Holidays. Reception 6-9pm.

Three Peas Art Lounge - 75 E. 16th St. Parallel Lines Never Intersect, work by Connie Noyes. Reception 6-10pm.

University of Illinois at Chicago African-American Cultural Center - Addams Hall, 830 S. Halsted St., #207. Rose Land, work by Jabari Zuberi. Reception 5-8pm.

Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Art - 1012 N. Dearborn St. Eight Artist / Eight Visions. Reception 5pm.

G.R. N'Namdi Gallery - 110 N. Peoria St. Benny Andrews. Reception 6-9pm.

Ugly Step Sister Art Gallery - 951 W. Fulton Mkt. #3. Went to Sleep in God, work by Ray Borchers. Reception 6-10pm.

Walsh Gallery - 118 N. Peoria St., 2nd fl. Monumental. Reception 5-8pm.

Flat Iron Arts Building - 1579 N. Milwaukee. First Fridays at the Flat Iron. Reception 6-10pm.

Swimming Pool Project Space - 2858 W. Montrose. Jesse Butcher. Reception 5-9pm.

Green Lantern Gallery - 2542 W Chicago Ave. Isolated Fictions, work by Deb Sokolow, Carmen Price, Jason Dunda, Amanda Browder, Nadine Nakanishi, Rebecca Mir and Nick Butcher. Reception 7-10pm.

Pentagon - 2655 W. Homer St. AWOL, work by Sofia Leiby, Austin Eddy & Bill Bacarella. Reception 7pm.

Monument 2 Gallery - 2007 N. Point St. But the Sea Which No One Tends is Also a Garden, work by Jason Benson and Joel Dean. Reception 6-9pm.

Roots & Culture - 1034 N Milwaukee Ave. AREA Chicago: Fourth Annual Wants & Needs Party. Reception 8pm-12am.

Peregrineprogram - 500 W. Cermak Rd., #727. Chaos is Rigidly Structured in this Chapter, work by Michelle Grabner. Reception 1-4pm.

Chicago Printmakers Collaborative - 4642 N. Western. The 21st Annual International Small Print Exhibition. Reception 11am-7pm.

Zygman Voss - 222 W. Superior St. Les Maitres de l'Affiche, work by Jules Cheret, Toulouse-Lautrec, and more. Reception 5-7pm.

Museum of Contemporary Art - 220 E Chicago Ave. UBS 12x12: Jessica Labette.

The Hills Esthetic Center - 128 N Campbell Ave, G. Christmas FUNraiser, work by Caitlin Arnold, Jessica Taylor Caponigro, Scott Cowan, Edmar, Ron Ewert, Frank Van Duerm, Eric Fleischauer, Aron Gent, Emily Green, Drew Griffith, Michael Hunter, Leo Kaplan, Katy Keefe, Nicole Kita, Michael Kloss, Chad Kouri, Jason Lazarus, Joseph Mohan, Dustin Ruegger, Greg Stimac, Ben Speckmann and Nicholas Wylie. Reception 6-9pm.

SUNDAY 12/5 -
Julius Cæsar - 3144 W Carroll Ave, 2G. Brad Killam: National Roundabout Task Force. Reception 4-7pm.

Iceberg Projects - 7714 N Sheridan Rd. Lou Mallozzi. Performance at 7:30pm.

Roxaboxen Exhibitions - 2130 W. 21st. Eating Without a Face & Death Rites, work by Young Joon Kwak. Reception 7-10pm.