10/17/17

Connections - Oct 26 - IL Artist and Artisans



CONNECTIONS - Select Works by Illinois Artists and Artisans
October 16 – December 21, 2017
Artist’s Reception: October 26, 5 - 7 pm

The State Street Gallery is please to announce its fall exhibition, Connections, highlighting the work of over 30 artists and artisans living and working in Illinois. The juried collection is largely tactile and three dimensional including work in ceramic, wood, blown glass, fused glass, steel, textile, oil paintings, photography, and painted glass.

This is the 5th curated exhibition hosted by the galleries of Robert Morris University that celebrate the vast talents of artists and artisans living and working in Illinois. In addition to the works on display in the exhibition, smaller hand-crafted items by the featured artists will be available for immediate purchase in the ArtMart section of the State Street Gallery.

Featured artists and artisans include: Sharon Bladholm, William Butler, Michelle Coakes, Michael Coakes, Kass Copeland, Sharon Davie-Barrett, Tammy Deck, Roberta Elliott, Deborah Fell, Alan Emerson Hicks, Sarah Kaiser, Ginny Lee, Anne Leuck, Patty Kochaver, Mays Mayhew, Eugenia Meltzer, Jason Messinger, Heather McQueen, Didier Nolet, Dennis O’Malley, Nancy Pirri, Robin Power, Michelle Rial, Mary Russell, John Scarborough, Beth Shadur, Laurie Shaman, Hugh Spector, Jim Spizzo, Mary Watson, Nina Weiss, James Wilbat, and Shelley Wright.

Connections
State Street Gallery 
Robert Morris University
401 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60605
Reception Oct 6, 5-7 pm
Show runs: Oct 16 - Dec 21
Hours Mon – Thur, 10am – 6pm
Free and open to the public

9/23/17

Oct 6 Cornelia Arts Bldg. Open House

Cornelia Arts Building 
October Open Studios
Fri. Oct. 6, 6 — 10 pm

Get more art in your life! 



Start the art season right with the Cornelia Arts Building's Open House! Join over 30 of our 50 resident artists in their working studios.


Jason Messinger in studio #204 has taking tome away from his construction of the new commission for the CTA's IMD Train Station Stop, to present his signature tile murals - including new porcelain pieces, free flowing ceramic sculptures, and his densely patterned ink paintings and drawing. Also see brand new artwork by his guest painter - Joey Wozniak.



Shop for great artwork and gifts from our several brand-new-to-the-buliding resident artists, and the latest from your favorites. See new hallway guest artist exhibitions by Toni Graves and Shirley Hudson, and enjoy complimentary drink and fare in the studios. Events are FREE and open to the public.

Cornelia Arts Building Open Studios 
 
Friday, Oct 6, 6 - 10 pm
The Cornelia Arts Building – Where Art Works
1800 West Cornelia, Chicago, IL

 
Entrance on NW corner of Ravenswood and Cornelia.
Two blocks south of Addison Brown Line CTA Station.
Free parking available in lot and in neighborhood.

 

CorneliaArtsBuilding.com

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5/13/17

Cornelia Arts Bldg. May 19 Open House

Cornelia Arts Building
May Open House Studios 
Friday May 19, 6-10 pm 
The Cornelia Arts Building 
1800 W Cornelia, Chicago
Celebrate spring's change into summer with your friends at the Cornelia Arts Building (Where Art Works) and enjoy their last Open House event until the fall season! Experience real art in the working art studios of Cornelia Arts Building’s talented artists and artisans. 
Come meet the creators in person, and explore their working art practices up close. See artwork from the building’s numerous new resident artists, and enjoy the latest offerings from all your favorites.

The building opens its doors to the public only four times a year. At this May 19th event, come explore two full floors of working artist studios, and have a chance to purchase artwork and hand-made crafts directly from the people who made them. Over fifty local artists and artisans work here, including sculptors, painters, photographers, ceramic artists, print-makers, jewelry designers, textile artisans, and much more.  

Guest Artist Joey Wozniak
You will get a chance to meet both long-term and new building resident artists. In studio #204 Jason Messinger showcases his signature tile murals, free flowing ceramic sculptures, and painting and drawings on paper. Also find new paintings by Chicago artist Joey Wozniak, in his signature 'modern cave painting' style.
Guest artist Joey Wozniak
On the lobby level, come see the juried-in guest artist exhibitions by artists Yvonne Doll and Meredith Dytch. Find one-of-a-kind gifts for yourself and others. Enjoy handcrafted gourmet sandwiches from Jack's Fork in the Road food truck outside. Open studio events are free and open to the public.

Established in 1986 in a former ice-house, the Cornelia Arts Building is one of the largest and one of the oldest all-artist studio buildings on Chicago's North side. The building rests at the border of three distinct Chicago Neighborhoods; Lakeview, Roscoe Village, and North Center. Located close to public transportation and only two blocks south of the Addison Brown Line CTA stop, the building also has free parking available in parking lot out front, and on neighborhood streets nearby.

Cornelia Arts Building May Open Studios
Friday, May 19, 6 - 10 pm
The Cornelia Arts Building – Where Art Works 
1800 West Cornelia, Chicago, IL 
Entrance on NW corner of Ravenswood and Cornelia.Two blocks south of Addison Brown Line CTA Station. Free parking available in lot and in neighborhood.

2/20/17

Cornelia Arts Building March Open Studios

Cornelia Arts Building 
March Open House
Friday March 10, 6 - 10 pm


 
Ring in the spring with our first Open House event of the 2017 calendar year! 

 
"Win a Prize" resident artist Jason Messinger


"Onomatopoeia" Resident Artist Jason Messinger
Join over 30 of our resident artists in their working studios. With artwork by our many NEW resident artists, and the latest from your favorites! 
"Blue Miami" - Jason Messinger
"Big City Wedding" guest artist Joey Wozniak

Join resident artist Jason Messinger and his studio guest artist Joey Wozniak in Studio #204, where Wozniak will be showcasing a variety of his signature lushly-layered figurative paintings, and Messinger will be showcasing his signature tile mural wall installations, fluid ceramic sculptures, and lyric watercolor paintings and detailed abstract ink drawings. 
Sunset Beach - Joey Wozniak
"The Fiji Mermaid / April" Jason Messinger
See NEW hallway guest artist exhibitions by Kevin Lawler and Jae Hyun Kim! Enjoy complimentary beverages and fare in the studios, and gourmet Turkish-German food from food truck Donermen in our parking lot! 

"Go Now" Guest Artist Joey Wozniak
"Magic" Jason Messinger
Events are FREE and open to the public.

Friday, March 10, 6 - 10 pm
The Cornelia Arts Building 
 - Where Art Works
1800 West Cornelia, Chicago, IL
Entrance on NW corner of Ravenswood and Cornelia.Two blocks south of Addison Brown Line CTA Station. Free parking available in lot and in neighborhood.

Spring Green - Joey Wozniak

CorneliaArtsBuilding.com

Artslant Slideshow

12/4/16

Holiday Closing Party: Crazy 8 Artists' Carnival

Crazy 8 Artists' Carnival 
Holiday Party Closing Reception
Thur. Dec 15, 4-7 pm
State Street Gallery 
@ Robert Morris University
401 S State Street, Chicago, IL 
Entrance on Van Buren

Performance by Jazz Cafe 4-4:30

 Art Performance @ 5:30 
by Alan Emerson Hicks

Charity ornament fundraiser 

 Reception Party from 5-7 pm

The Holiday Party Closing Reception 
is the last gallery wide event 
planned for the three month run of 
the Crazy 8 Artists' Carnival 
at State Street Gallery, 401 S State St., Chicago

  EXPERIENCE the amazing extensive artwork 
of eight local artists! 

 
LISTEN to live jazz from 4-4:30 pm 
by the Jazz Cafe ensemble!
 
WATCH a live performance 
by 'Art Majician' Alan Emerson Hicks!

REVEALED - the final completed 
work-in-the-window
'Carnival Horse' sculpture !

 
INTERACT with Anne Leuck's 
'Share your Stories' series!
 
WITNESS her carnival 
sideshow-freak banner paintings!
 
BEHOLD Kass Copeland's 
prescient 'Trump' portrait!

 DELIGHT in her collage-paintings!
 

SOUND OUT Jason Messinger's 
Circus and Carnival Word murals!

 
CIRCLE his sideshow attraction sculptures!


BE MESMERIZED by IZZO's 
'Kaleidoscope of Love' paintings!

RIDE YOUR EYES over the 
detailed gems of Edward Master!
 
BE AMAZED by Anthony Stagg's 
gigantic paintings!
 
TREASURE HUNT the ironic details 
of Joey Wozniak's festivals!


MEET all the artists of 
the Artists' Carnival show!

SELECT artist-or-student-made
holiday ornaments to benefit
Ronald McDonald House !


CHOOSE the perfect unique 
art gift for your loved ones!
 
STOCK UP on artist-made
 stocking stuffers in our gift shop!


PARTAKE in holiday fare 
by the Culinary Students!
 
ENJOY one last time to see 
the entire show in a festive environment!
 
Crazy 8 Artists' Carnival 
Holiday Party Closing Reception
Thur. Dec 15, 4-7 pm
State Street Gallery 
@ Robert Morris University
401 S State Street, Chicago, IL 
Entrance on Van Buren

Show Runs thru Dec 22
Open Mon-Thu, 10 am - 6 pm

Crazy8art.com

Photo credits: Jim Pinto and Jason Messinger

11/1/16

Three Days of Art Events in November

Join Jason Messinger 
at these Nov. events:
Thu Nov 17, 4-6pm 
Jazz Cafe + Artists' Carnival
in the Loop
Fri Nov 18, 6-10pm 
+ Sat Nov 19, 2-6pm 
Cornelia Arts Building 30 YR Anniversary 
and November Open House
Jazz Cafe + Crazy 8 Artists' Carnival
Night of live music and art in the Loop
Thu Nov 17 4-6 pm
State Street Gallery
@ Robert Morris University
401 S State Street, Chicago

Combine live musical performances and a stroll through the art show everyone has been talking about, and meet all eight of the talented Chicago artists who made it.  
From 4 - 5 pm - Visitors can enjoy a free live performance by Jazz Cafe, while considering refreshments and nibbles from the in-gallery coffee bar. 
From 5 - 6 pm - Wander the State Street Gallery to see the exuberantly colorful and engaging Crazy 8 Artists' Carnival show, and meet the show's artist makers directly, in a relaxed and fun environment.
Jazz Cafe is organized by the Performing Arts Department and the Alumni Association of Robert Morris University. Crazy 8 Artists' Carnival features eight Chicago artists who interpret the themes of carnival, circus, and festival. The artists work in a wide range of mediums and are joined by their exuberant delight in the visual. 

Artists include Kass Copeland, Alan Emerson Hicks, IZZO, Anne Leuck, Edward Master, Jason Messinger, Anthony Stagg, and Joey Woniak
All the original artwork in the show is available for sale, and the 'Art Mart' gift shop wall offers low-cost artist-made gift items perfect for your holiday shopping.
Jazz Cafe + Crazy 8 Artists' Carnival
Night of live music and art in the Loop
Thu Nov 17 4-6 pm
State Street Gallery
@ Robert Morris University
401 S State Street, Chicago
Entrance on Van Buren

Not near Chicago? 
ALL artwork for sale on line! 
Web price includes shipping to continental US!
Crazy8Art.com


Cornelia Arts Building
Nov Open Studios + 30 YR Anniversary
Fri Nov 18, 6 - 10 pm  and
Sat Nov 19, 2 - 6 pm
1800 West Cornelia, Chicago, IL


Celebrating 30 Years: 1986 – 2016
The Cornelia Arts building celebrates 30 years of being a working artist studio building, in one of the city's largest North-side all-art-studio locations, with two full floors of working artists.
Join over 40 resident artists, see new hallway guest artist exhibitions by Spencer Rogers and Gene Skala, and enjoy complimentary beverage in the studios, and delicious food from food trucks in the parking lot! With artwork by our many NEW resident artists, and the latest from your favorites! Events are FREE and open to the public.

The Cornelia Arts Building – Where Art Works
Friday, November 18, 6 - 10 pm
& Saturday, November 19, 2 – 6 pm
 

1800 West Cornelia, Chicago, IL
Entrance on NW corner of Ravenswood and Cornelia.
Two blocks south of Addison Brown Line CTA Station.
Free parking available in lot and in neighborhood.

CorneliaArtsBuilding.com

Artslant Slideshow
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