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Diane Simpson’s “Window Dressing”

Diane Simpson's
In this video feature by Sommer Filmworks, Chicago artist Diane Simpson shares her process behind her installation “Window Dressing,” which was on display at the Racine Art Museum from August 2007 to July 2008. “Reflecting one of the museum’s former incarnations as a department store, and paying homage to the window dressers of the 20s and 30s, “Window Dressing”... 

Melody Saraniti’s Gravitational Pull

Melody Saraniti's Gravitational Pull
Angela Bryant curated this selection of drawings and paintings by Melody Saraniti for Gravitational Pull at Design Cloud. Melody’s work adds to an ongoing conversation on Abstract Expressionism that’s spoken through gestures, layers, color, and spills. She drains the work of emotion by manipulating Pollock’s language to control what he would have used freely and toys with our expectations... 

Embody at Design Cloud

Embody at Design Cloud
Those that attended Embody were treated to an eclectic night of entertaining and enlightening performances curated by Angela Bryant. Also part of the Design Cloud event, Embrace by Meredith and Anna reached a broad, unprepared audience at Randolph Fest when the artists held each other for hours on the corner of Randolph and Peoria. Anni Holm also met audiences halfway by standing outside the gallery... 

Eyeworks: Steven Subotnick

Eyeworks: Steven Subotnick
This is the seventh installation of an ongoing series of articles by Alexander Stewart and Lilli Carré, founders of the Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation. Steven Subotnick is well known as an animator and teacher. His writing, teaching and ongoing commitment to formal and narrative experimentation in his animation work make him a real kindred spirit for Eyeworks, and we included his... 

Eyeworks: Zeitguised

Eyeworks: Zeitguised
This is the sixth installation of an ongoing series of articles by Alexander Stewart and Lilli Carré, founders of the Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation. Coming across this piece a few years ago was eye-opening. We were excited to see artists working with contemporary 3D animation tools to produce animation as unique, challenging and aesthetically appealing as this. 3D animation obviously... 

Break The Bread : 004 Break The Bread

Break The Bread : 004 Break The Bread
A documentary web series on the food art of Nick Jirasek’s Chicago-based Guerrilla Smiles catering. In collaboration with artists, Jirasek creates unique art inspired culinary works to be enjoyed at art events. Focusing on process, Break The Bread details Nick Jirasek’s passion of bringing art to audience through food. Featuring Chicago artist Julia Haw in her solo exhibition ’You... 

Eyeworks: Paul Bush

Eyeworks: Paul Bush
This is the fifth installation of an ongoing series of articles by Alexander Stewart and Lilli Carré, founders of the Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation. This film uses an animation technique called replacement animation, which involves replacing objects with different objects from one frame to the next. It’s a technique that’s usually less known to casual animation fans than hand-drawn,... 

Break The Bread : 003 TalkTalkTalk

Break The Bread : 003 TalkTalkTalk
A documentary web series on the food art of Nick Jirasek’s Chicago-based Guerrilla Smiles catering. In collaboration with artists, Jirasek creates unique art inspired culinary works to be enjoyed at art events. Focusing on process, Break The Bread details Nick Jirasek’s passion of bringing art to audience through food. Featuring Chicago artist Tony Fitzpatrick as he regales the crowd... 

Video Portrait: Project Onward

Video Portrait: Project Onward
Project Onward is an arts program for adults with mental and developmental disabilities. For the month of April, Project Onward presents Unstrange – Autism Revealed showcasing a group exhibition of works created by artists on the autism spectrum in observance of Autism Awareness Month. Located in the historic Chicago Cultural Center, Project Onward provides workspace, art materials, professional... 

Break The Bread : 002 Smoke & Mirrors

Break The Bread : 002 Smoke & Mirrors
A documentary web series on the food art of Nick Jirasek’s Chicago-based Guerrilla Smiles catering. In collaboration with artists, Jirasek creates unique art inspired culinary works to be enjoyed at art events. Focusing on process, Break The Bread details Nick Jirasek’s passion of bringing art to audience through food. Features sculpture and multimedia artist Juan Angel Chavez for the... 
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