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Weekly Guide to Art in Chicago // February 27th – March 4th, 2012

Weekly Guide to Art in Chicago // February 27th – March 4th, 2012
Our weekly calendar is a list of visual art related events happening in Chicago. The events that we choose are loosely curated based on the information that is put in front of us. If you would like to take advantage of having your event listed on our website please send a press release to nicolettecaldwell(at)sixtyinchesfromcenter.org.   MONDAY || February 27th, 2012 Panel Discussion: Art and... 
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Weekly Guide to Art in Chicago // February 20th – 26th, 2012

Weekly Guide to Art in Chicago // February 20th – 26th, 2012
Our weekly calendar is a list of visual art related events happening in Chicago. The events that we choose are loosely curated based on the information that is put in front of us. If you would like to take advantage of having your event listed on our website please send a press release to nicolettecaldwell(at)sixtyinchesfromcenter.org. MONDAY || February 20th, 2012 Winter Open House at Rumble Arts... 

Week Ends, Art Begins || September 2nd – 4th

Week Ends, Art Begins || September 2nd - 4th
FRIDAY || SEPTEMBER 2nd, 2011 { E X Q U I S I T E • C O R P S E } Cheers to Sixty’s own Jenny Lam, Zachary Johnson and Jes Standefer–curator and two of the 40 participants in this collaborative art exhibition in classic exquisite corpse style. E.C. will include Interactive art (stuff you can touch). Audience-participatory art (stuff you can create). An advice booth (stuff that may... 

Take Five: Memorable Art of 2010

Take Five: Memorable Art of 2010
As Sixty Inches From Center continues to grow and explore all facets of visual art in Chicago, we asked some of our contributors to reflect back on this past year and discuss the most memorable encounters of 2010. Atomic Sketch Atomic Sketch Author: Meggie Hankel My Best Of 2010 choice is something I didn’t discover until late in the year: the live art- making event known as Atomic Sketch. What exactly... 

Kicking Off the DIY Craft Season

Kicking Off the DIY Craft Season
With all of the commotion surrounding the Renegade Craft Fair this past weekend, it can be easy to forget that Chicago’s second biggest indie craft show was just two weeks ago. November twentieth was the eighth year for the DIYTrunk Show, a fair put annually by the Chicago Craft Mafia. While similar to the Renegade Craft Fair (both events are held at the  Pulaski Field House), the trunk show... 

Lakeview East First Fridays

Lakeview East First Fridays
Brandy Agerbeck The city’s newest art walk is happening in a neighborhood most Chicagoans would assume has no art scene to speak of. Still, it seems enough people were aware of Lakeview East’s First Fridays to create healthy crowds in each of its four locations. Launched last month as a collaboration between Inkling, a local art and craft gift shop, and Loose Leaf, a nearby café, the walk also... 

Catching Up with Laura Berger at the DIY Trunk Show

Catching Up with Laura Berger at the DIY Trunk Show
During the recent DIY Trunk Show I caught up with three very different participants (the other interviews can be found here and here) and asked them a few questions. One such participant was Laura Berger, an artist who blurs the lines between the art and craft worlds. How long have you been working in your current style and media? How did you begin creating this sort of art? I’ve been painting and... 
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