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The Kids Might Stand A Chance…

The Kids Might Stand A Chance…
On Friday I made my way out to KVG Gallery, a spot run by the magnificent Anna Kunz who will be going off to New York very soon for a year-long residency.  The exhibition, titled Indestructible Youth, was co-curated by brilliant artist and painter, and now curator, Erol Scott Harris II.  The essay that went with the exhibition was written by writer, art historian and educator Debra Riley Parr and... 

Hyde Park Op Shop 3: Where PBR meets S.Pellegrino…

Hyde Park Op Shop 3: Where PBR meets S.Pellegrino…
If you know EJ Hill then you’ve probably gotten food for your mind, body and intellectual soul from him.  You’ve probably entered a very inviting environment.  You are probably an amateur artist without even knowing it–just by being who you are and doing what you do, and participating when invited. For “Us”, the closing event for Op Shop, EJ invited the public to participate... 

Hey, We Are All Beginners Here!

Hey, We Are All Beginners Here!
Roots and Culture hosted a new exhibition about oral, performative, written and visual communication entitled, Hey, We Are All Beginners Here! Line, Color, Form, Nutrients, and Affection, presented by StopGoStop also known as The Network of Crowded Art. We Are All Beginners Here! is described by StopGoStop as, “… a multi-headed hydra, a trans-temporal, trans-spatial, trans-disciplinary... 

The Ripple Effect of SAIC’s Open Studios…

The Ripple Effect of SAIC's Open Studios…
Caitlin Cherry & Jes Standefer Last night SIFC had our first public outing as part of an extended invitation of an extended invitation.  Parking Space, “a collaborative project initiated by artists Andrew Greene, E.J. Hill and Matthew Schaffer that seeks to create a broader discourse and exchange of ideas within the Chicago arts community”, invited Sixty Inches From Center to participate... 

Off to a Strong Start: Fall Gallery Season Opening Night

Off to a Strong Start: Fall Gallery Season Opening Night
Recently, I attended the opening night of Chicago’s fall gallery season in the West Loop. Having spent the last four Septembers in Savannah, Georgia, this event was a first for me. The night ended up being a bit of a blur. No, I wasn’t drunk on gallery wine. Rather, I was overwhelmed. The crowds and my friends’ swift pace gave me little time to take everything in. I would squeeze in between... 
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