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Weekly Picks: July 21 – July 27

Weekly Picks: July 21 - July 27
  Monday || July 21 Gestos Gráficos: René Arceo & Friends This exhibition at the Bridgeport Art Center opened June 20th and will run continuously until August 1st.  Chicago print maker ReneArceo’s work constitutes the main body of this exhibition and represents a selection of gestural prints (Gestos Graficos) created in the last decade. Included are relief prints,lino-cuts,... 

Steven Lockwood’s Regeneration Capsule

Steven Lockwood's Regeneration Capsule
Image credit: Adweek.com During the summer months you may have stumbled on the refrigerator sculptures planted along Michigan Avenue.  These MetamorFridges were the result of a collaboration between Leo Burnett and ComED who invited artists to rethink refrigerators for the sake of encouraging people to turn in their old, energy-guzzling iceboxes for ComED to pick up for no cost.  In this video,... 

Week Ends, Art Begins || January 27th – January 29th, 2012

Week Ends, Art Begins || January 27th – January 29th, 2012
Say good-bye! This weekend will be the last of our “Week Ends, Art Begins” listing of events. Beginning on Monday, January 30th we will publish our new weekly guide to art in Chicago. It will list visual art related events happening seven days a week. FRIDAY || JANUARY 27th, 2012 Opening Reception // iLLUMINATE illuminate explores light in all of its forms and is open to conceptual interpretation.
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Illuminate at Water Street Studios

Illuminate at Water Street Studios
Sean Williams. Light Miners (series). 2007. (Photo credit: Zachary Johnson) Philosopher Erich Fromm said that “creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.” With Illuminate, the staff at Water Street Studios has decided new ideas are worth the risk. In seven gallery shows over the past two years, Water Street has displayed strong exhibitions, each including a vast range of... 

Water Street Studios Second Anniversary

Water Street Studios Second Anniversary
A few weeks ago I attended the opening of Water Street Studios’ Second Year Anniversary Show in Batavia, IL. Like each of the previous shows at Water Street, the work was numerous, diverse, and stunning. The two-dimensional pieces displayed a wide range of media, from carbon print photography to encaustic and resin. Meanwhile, the three-dimensional works, which generally make up more than half... 

Bon Voyage Kari Kraus!

Bon Voyage Kari Kraus!
Kari Kraus, Legion. Silk Organza (Photo Courtesy of Kari Kraus) On May 26th, Kari Kraus, education director at Water Street Studios and resident of Geneva, IL, will join four other Geneva-area artists on a trip to Croissy-sur-Seine, France. Together the five artists will exhibit their work at Château de Chanorier, an 18th century manor house, as part of an annual exchange organized by the City... 

43 Miles From Center: The Winter Opening at Water Street Studios

43 Miles From Center: The Winter Opening at Water Street Studios
Robin Davis, Catfish, 2011. When Water Street Studios first opened in its temporary space near the corner of Water Street and Wilson in Batavia, IL, my mind was filled with preconceptions about the art that would be on display. Having attended various art fairs in the western suburbs, I assumed the art of Water Street would be more of the same: nature photography, realistic paintings, and predictable... 
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