12/12/10

Art Shopping This month!

St. Nick’s Top Picks 
Eyeporium Gallery / Eyewant
1431 N Milwaukee, Chicago
Show runs Dec 11 – Jan 5.
Gallery Hours: 
Mon - Fri , noon - 7 pm
Sat, noon - 5 pm
Featuring artwork and gifts by local artists; Tony Fitzpatrick, Jason Brammer, Elke Claus, Nancy Deal, Ken Gold, Jason Messinger, Teresa Petersen, Charlie B. Thorne, Bruce Riley, Doug Stapleton, Scott Wills, and Joey Wozniak.  

 
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Home for the Holidays 
@ August House
2113 W Roscoe, Chicago
Show runs Dec 3 – 31.
Gallery Hours: Tue. – Sun., 12 – 6 pm
Featuring artwork and hand-made gifts by 24 Chicago artists and artisans!
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Missed the Cornelia ARTS Holiday Show?
Went but didn't buy the thing you wanted?
Jason Messinger is making informal private Studio Appointments throughout the month for last-minute gift buyers and astute shoppers. Also showing select works by guest Artists Joey Wozniak and Melinda Gordon.  
Call Jason Messinger @ (773)255-0993 to visit. 



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Over 400 Items now in Jason Messinger’s Gift Shop;
including Holiday Ornaments, iPhone Cases, IPad Cases, shirts in all styles, baby clothes, pet clothes, travel mugs, 2011 calendars, hats, sneakers for men – women - and babies, and much more! Find the perfect holiday gift today!
SPECIAL SALES EVERY DAY UNTIL CHRISTMAS!
Zazzle.com/JasonMessingerArt*


11/26/10

December ART Events


DECEMBER ART EVENTS
Cornelia Arts 
Holiday Show
Fri. Dec. 3, 6 – 9 pm,
Sat. Dec. 4, 11 am – 5 pm
Sun. Dec. 5, 11 am – 5 pm
Three dates only!
 
Home for the Holidays 
@ August House
Opening Reception 
Fri. Dec. 10, 6 – 9 pm
Through Dec 31

St. Nick’s Top Picks 
@ Eyeporium Gallery
Opening Reception 
Sat. Dec. 11, 12 – 5 pm
Through Jan 5

Utility Pole Tiles 
@ Illinois Artisans Shop
Through Dec 31 


Holiday Gift Shopping @ Zazzle
Over 350 items!
 
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Cornelia Arts Holiday Show
Three Days Only!
Fri. Dec. 3, 6 – 9 pm,
Sat. Dec. 4, 11 am – 5 pm
Sun. Dec. 5, 11 am – 5 pm
1800 West Cornelia, Chicago
Entrance at Cornelia and Ravenswood, (west side of Metra Tracks).
Featuring hand-made art and fine craft by Cornelia Building resident artists and the hallways full of other Chicago area artists and artisans! Jason Messinger will have Guest Artists Showcases featuring the artwork of Melinda Gordan and Joey Wozniak in studio #204 
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Home for the Holidays 
@ August House
Opening Reception:  
Fri. Dec. 10, 6 – 9 pm
2113 W Roscoe, Chicago
Show runs Dec 3 – 31.
Gallery Hours: Tue. – Sun., Noon – 6 pm
Featuring artwork and hand-made gifts by 24 Chicago artists and artisans. See Jason Friday Night Dec 3rd!
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St. Nick’s Top Picks 
@ Eyeporium Gallery
Opening Reception: 
Sat. Dec. 11, noon -  5 pm
Eyeporium Gallery @ Eyewant
1431 N Milwaukee, Chicago
Show runs Dec 11 – Jan 5.
Gallery Hours: 
Mon - Fri , noon - 7 pm
Sat, noon - 5 pm
Featuring artwork and gifts by local artists; Tony Fitzpatrick, Jason Brammer, Elke Claus, Nancy Deal, Ken Gold, Jason Messinger, Teresa Petersen, Charlie B. Thorne, Bruce Riley, Doug Stapleton, Scott Wills, and Joey Wozniak.  

 
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See Jason Messinger’s signature Telephone-Pole Tiles at the Ilinois Artisans Shop, 2 Flr - Thompson Center, Chicago, through December.
Illinois Artisans Shop

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Over 350 Items now in Jason Messinger’s Gift Shop.
Shirts, baby clothes, pet clothes, travel mugs, 2011 calendars, hats, sneakers for men – women - and babies, and much more! Find the perfect holiday gift today!
 

11/16/10

FRIDAY NIGHT - 6-10 pm

Nov. 19 - Open House @ Cornelia Arts Bldg.

Cornelia Arts November Open House
On Friday Night, Nov. 19, from 6  - 10 pm, the Cornelia Arts Building at 1800 West Cornelia celebrates its annual November Open House.

 
Featuring the work of over 20 of the building artists and artisans in their working art studios.  
Jason Messinger continues his Guest Artist Showcase with oil paintings by Joey Wozniak in studio #204. 

CAB November Open House
Fri. Nov. 19 6-10 pm
1800 West Cornelia, 
entrance on Ravenswood.

CorneliaArtsBuilding.com 
Show on ARTSLANT    

Artists Include:

10/30/10

November News

Photo Credit - D.Eric Murphy for The Silverman Group / Art Loop Open
Art for Sale during 2nd Half of Art Loop Open
For the Second Half of Art Loop Open, all works are now for sale. Jason Messinger's mural "Sympathies", a 5' tall by 9' wide, hand-carved ceramic tile mural is located just past the Concierge Desk - across from the Potter's Lounge bar at the Palmer House Hotel.
Prices for all 190 participating artworks are located next to each piece. On Friday Oct. 29, 15 awards were distributed from the Art Loop Open. Congratulations to all the artist winners, and to the Chicago Loop Alliance and Chicago Artist's Coalition for their dedication in this first Annual event.


"Urban Sentinels" at Illinois Artisans Shop
Now through the Holidays, Chicago's Illinois Artisans Shop presents a selection of Jason Messinger's signature Telephone Pole Tiles. Look for his signature work reproduced on Buttons at the SOFA Chicago show this weekend.

 
Cornelia Arts Building November Open House
On Friday Night, Nov. 19, from 6  - 10pm, the Cornelia Arts Building at 1800 West Cornelia celebrates its annual November Open House. Featuring the work of over 20 of the building artists and artisans in their working art studios. Jason Messinger, studio #204,  continues his Guest Artist Showcase with oil paintings by Joey Wozniak
CAB November Open House
Fri. Nov. 19 6-10 pm
1800 West Cornelia, 
entrance on Ravenswood.

10/23/10

Art On Display In Chicago



Now through Nov. 12, the 5' x 9' ceramic tile mural "Sympathies" is on display @ the Palmer House Hotel, (past concierge desk and across from Potter's Lounge), as part of Art Loop Open.

Now through the Holidays, the Illinois Artisans Shop presents: “Urban Imagery,” highlighting work across a range of media that pulls from and is inspired by the urban landscape and language. Located on the second floor of the Thompson Center. (Hint: Take escalator up to avoid Building Security!) See a selection of Jason Messinger's Telephone Pole Tiles there.
Shop Info


For Private Studio Tours of Jason Messinger's Chicago Studio / Showroom at the Cornelia Arts Building, contact the artist directly at JasonMessingerART@gmail.com
JasonMessingerART.com

10/18/10

LAST THREE DAYS TO VOTE!

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Only THREE More Days to Vote!
and YOU COULD WIN a trip to HAWAII!
Chicago’s inaugural Art Loop Open, a major new art competition, continues the First Round of Public Voting. First Round VOTING ENDS 8pm Thursday October 21! Visit and vote at three or more venues October 15 - 21 and be entered to win a trip to Hawaii courtesy of the Hawaii Visitors and Conventions Bureau! 

Jason Messinger's artwork “Sympathies” (a 5' x 9' tile mural) is on display at the Palmer House, 17 E. Monroe St.,  - across from Potters's Lounge bar.
191 local artists, selected by jury from over 800 entries, are on display at the ten official Art Loop Open venues: Block 37, Hard Rock Hotel Chicago, Hotel Burnham, Macy’s, Merchandise Mart, French Market - Metra Mart, Palmer House, Hotel Allegro, theWit Hotel, and W Chicago-City Center. Together these iconic venues create a web of instantly connected neighborhood galleries, open and free to the public. 

MEET THE ARTISTS near their work this Thursday 5:30 - 8 pm!

During the First Round of voting, visitors can vote for as many art pieces as they’d like, via Smart Phone Application or Text Message. Info on voting is at each venue. Block 37 hosts many of the artworks as well as the "HUB 37" pedway-level interactive area, where you can see thumbnails of all works and their locations and plan out your visit with high tech tools. Artists are competing in over $60,000 in cash and other prizes, with top cash prizes awarded by the public. 

For more information about the inaugural Art Loop Open, including location map, and interactive guides, please visit

List of artists / artwork / locations:
 
 

10/9/10

FRIDAY - Loop Art Crawl / Art Loop Open

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PLEASE COME OUT & VOTE!
"Loop Art Crawl" reception
Friday, Oct. 15, 5 - 8 p.m.
@ 10 venues throughout the Loop

Jason Messinger chosen for Chicago's new Art Loop Open. 

“Sympathies” (a 5' x 9' tile mural) on display at the Palmer House, 17 E. Monroe St.,  - just past 'Hilton HHonors' Registration desk. 
Chicago’s inaugural Art Loop Open, a major new art competition judged by the public, launches with a festive Loop Art Crawl throughout the downtown area, Friday, October 15, 5 - 8 p.m.

190 local artists, selected by an esteemed jury from a pool of over 800 entries, will be on display at the ten official Art Loop Open venues: Block 37, Hard Rock Hotel Chicago, Hotel Burnham, Macy’s, Merchandise Mart, French Market - Metra Mart, Palmer House, Hotel Allegro, theWit Hotel, and W Chicago-City Center. Together these iconic venues will create a web of instantly connected neighborhood galleries, open and free to the public. 

Friday Oct. 15th, from 5 - 8 pm, the public can visit each venue and begin voting for their favorite artworks, while enjoying specially-priced “Artini” cocktails and other offerings. Artists will be on hand to discuss their works. 

From Oct. 15 - 21, the public participates in the First Round of voting, when they can vote once on as many pieces as they’d like. Please come out to visit the sites, see the artwork, and vote via Smart Phone app or Text Message - info at each site!  Artists are competing in over $60,000 in cash and other prizes, with top cash prizes awarded by the public. 

Viewers will have access to a wealth of information about the Artists and the work available to them via the web site, traditional print materials and through specially designed technology accessible through their smart phones and social media applications, including technologies that will enable audiences to engage with art, artists and venues through innovative mapping tools, virtual dialogues, and extensions to artists’ studios. Viewers can also follow ALO through Facebook and Twitter. 

For more information about the inaugural Art Loop Open, including location map, please visit

List of artists / artwork / locations:

9/26/10

October Events with Jason Messinger

NEXT WEEKEND
Oct 2 & 3

  
Saturday & Sunday
Oct. 2 & 3
11 am - 5 pm 
Cornelia Arts Building
24th Annual October Open House
1800 West Cornelia, 
entrance on Ravenswood
CorneliaArtsBuilding.com
Coinciding with the Ravenwood Art Walk, the Cornelia Arts Building will host its 24th annual October Open House, featuring the artwork of over 30 artists and artisans in their working art studios. 
The Cornelia Arts Building is VENUE #48 on the Ravenswood ArtWalk. Maps are available in most locations. RavenswoodArtWalk.org


In Studio #204 see new work by Jason Messinger and Guest Artist Joey Wozniak 
Joey Wozniak @ Crazy8Art.com
JasonMessingerART.com



"URBAN IMAGERY"
MEET THE ARTISTS - Oct 7
Thursday,
Oct. 7,  1 – 2 pm 
Jason Messinger Artist Talk 
Illinois Artisans Shop, 
Thompson Center
To celebrate Chicago Artists Month 2010, the Illinois Artisans Program presents: “Urban Imagery,” a discussion of the translation of the city into art. For the month of October the Illinois Artisans Shop will highlight work across a range of media that pulls from and is inspired by the urban landscape and language.
October 7th from 1:00-2:00 pm artists Patrick Miceli, Scott Kiefer, and Jason Messinger will be in the gallery to discussion their work and art practice. The Illinois Artisans Shop is located on the second floor of the Thompson Center and is a nonprofit gallery store run through the State Museum of Illinois. (Hint: Take escalator up to avoid Building Security!)
Urban Imagery at Illinois Artisans Shop

9/14/10

Giclee Prints from Tile Images



Giclee Prints From Jason Messinger
Now available, a new line of Giclee prints from Jason Messinger, custom printed in your choice of size and materials. 


Professionally created at Fine Art America, with your choice of canvas or seven paper stocks; then stretched, matted, framed, or shipped rolled in a tube. 


A new and affordable way to collect Jason Messinger’s artwork when your need other price or size options.



Check out the variety at:

Tile Titles, from top: Wake My Burn Dust XIV, 
Sun Talk, Surf Hits, Sweet Dreams.

8/31/10

Giclee Prints on Canvas & Paper



Jason Messinger now offers a large line of Giclee Prints, available on your choice of canvas or papers, in a variety of sizes and framing options.



When original artwork is not in your budget, consider these fine quality giclee prints custom created at affordable prices. 
Also available: Greeting Cards printed to order!
Available through Fine Art America:
Jason Messinger @ FineArtAmerica.com

 

8/7/10

Twitter - Album Art - Month at the Museum


Jason Messinger is now on Twitter!
Follow him at Twitter.com/JasonMessinger


Jason Messinger's great friend Ari Shagal has asked him to design her next album cover! Still in process deciding on what artwork, but in the mean time, please check out her cool and comedic jazz vocalist music by her group Summarily Dismissed at
Summarily Dismissed on Sonic Bids


Jason Messinger is applying for the Museum of Science and Industry's "Month at the Museum" contest! Watch for more information as it becomes available! 

Image List - all by Jason Messinger: 
Nordic Light - 25 8x8 tile mural,
City Life - ink on paper, 
Pewter Gears - 8 8x8 embossed ceramic tiles
See these and more at JasonMessingerArt.com


7/27/10

SECRET SUMMER STUDIO SALE

SECRET SUMMER STUDIO SALE
Friday July 30th, 6 – 10 pm
Cornelia Arts Building – Second Floor
1800 West Cornelia, Chicago

To make way for new inventory, artists Jason Messinger, Joey Wozniak, and Alley Maranto are offering a special summer sale as a thank you to their collectors and fans. 
This sale is NOT open to the general public, and is only announced to subscribers of the artist’s private email lists. This sale is ONE NIGHT only, don’t miss out!

Jason Messinger will be offering the following special sales

ALL original 8"x8" tiles at a special one-time 2 for 1 price
Select TWO and pay for only ONE
That’s 50% off regular studio price and 75% off gallery prices!

ALL original Sculpture at 20% OFF studio price
That’s 20% off regular studio price and 60% off gallery prices!

ALL original 12"x12" tiles at 15% OFF studio price
That’s 15% off regular studio price and 58% off gallery prices!

10% OFF Studio Price ON EVERYTHING ELSE
That’s 10% off regular studio price and 55% off gallery prices!

Also on display in Jason Messinger’s studio will be beautiful oil-paintings by Chicago artist Joey Wozniak. With his signature technique utilizing hand-cut stencils and thickly applied oil paints, Wozniak’s work has garnered a large following. The artist is offering discounted prices on original paintings in many sizes.

Right down the hallway, Alley Maranto will be offering a wide variety of discounted prices on her original and unique jewelry, including one-of-a kind rings, bracelets, earrings and brooches incorporating found objects into exuberant designs, and her unique resin-cast pieces with silver settings. Alley Maranto will also be signing up new applicants for upcoming group and individual jewelry-making classes held under her tutelage.

Come join the artists for a relaxed intimate evening reception where you can acquire original artwork and jewelry at special collector’s prices.
Wine, beverages and desserts will be served.

Preview work by the artists here:

7/21/10

BACK TO SCHOOL Calendars

Calendars for September 2010 through August 2011 now available at Zazzle Store.
Two designs- click links below each image to review each page!



7/15/10

Your Vote can help!


Help Jason Messinger win the 'Vox Popoli" Award at 3rd Ward in New York by clicking on the link below and voting positively for his artwork. One prize will be given to the most popular artist's work. You can vote once a day until July 28th! 

jasonmessingerart.3rdward.com/
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