Don Pollack: 34 Days to WashingtonApril 19 - May 31, 2013
A bicycle trip retracing the route Abraham Lincoln traveled from Springfield, Illinois to Washington D.C. after he was elected forms the basis for an exhibition of new paintings and installation by Don Pollack. This body of work addresses the interrelationships between the power of a cultural icon, well being in a civil society, contemporary aesthetics, and the individual process of conceptually mapping a landscape. Opening reception April 19 from 5 to 8 pm. Artist will be present.
In the Lower Gallery: Rhonda Gates: New Work
Minimal landscape and nature scenes, abstracted through the a grid structure. Opening reception April 19 from 5 to 8 pm. Artist will be present. May 2, 2013 - First Thursdays are back from 5 - 8 pm with a Brave New Art World!!
Over 20 galleries in River North will have extended hours and mini-receptions from 5 to 8 pm. Join us for an evening of gallery hoping with complimentary bites, drink, live music, and artist talks. This event will be held on the first Thursday of every month in the River North Gallery District.Jay Strommen: Things that are Pleasing are RepeatedJune 7 - July 13, 2013
New ceramic works by Chicago based artist, Jay Strommen, focusing on rich wood fired pieces incorporating recycled glass, the materiality of clay, and an homage to historical functionality, such as in the Japanese tea ceremony. Opening reception June 7 from 5 to 8 pm. Artist will be present.