5/14/10

Cornelia Arts May 21 Open House


Cornelia Arts Building May Open House 
and "Urbs In Horto"show
Friday, May 21, 6 - 10 pm
Saturday, May 22, 11  - 3 pm (limited # artists open)



Jason Messinger and other resident artists invite the public to the
Cornelia Arts Building May Open House, 
on Friday, May 21, from 6 to 10 pm
featuring the artwork of over 35 artist and artisan in their own working studios. Artwork is for sale and includes paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, print making, ceramics, mixed media, apparel, and jewelry. Open House events are a great opportunity to engage with artists in their working studios and view up-and-coming talent as well as more established arts professionals. Convenient to the CTA - two blocks from Brown Line Addison stop. Free parking is available in front of building and near by.


An additional special feature of this building-wide open-house event is 
"Urbs in Horto" - local artists inspired by the City in a Garden
a curated hallway exhibit featuring resident artists' interpretation of the City of Chicago's official Latin motto. This first floor hallway show of paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, and other artwork leads into two full floors of artists in their working art studios. 


Additionally, Jason Messinger inaugurates his new "Featured Guest Artist" spot with local celebrity artist Joey Wozniak, who's oil paintings have been a draw for many of Mr. Messinger's curated art shows, including the highly celebrated Crazy 8 show. Joey Wozniak will be showing new oil paintings in his signature style using thickly-applied and scrapped paints in combination with hand-stenciled imagery.


Jason Messinger will be showing new original tile murals. All tiles are available individually, rather than only as larger sets, repeating the great success of his recent solo show at the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts. Besides new art tiles, the artist is introducing new modestly priced gifts, including new playing card sets, postage stamps, and posters. Also on view are Jason Messinger's drawings, paintings in watercolor and ink, and sculpture.


On Saturday May 22, from 11 am to 3 pm, 
a limited number of artists will also be open for the
"Second Chance Open House" including the studio of Jason Messinger, showing Joey Wozniak.




Cornelia Arts Building May Open House
Friday, May 21, 6 - 10 pm
Saturday, May 22, 11  - 3 pm (limited # artists open)
1800 West Cornelia, at Ravenswood, Chicago, IL

See more of Messinger's work at
Artists Open Friday Night include:

Artists Open Saturday include:
Joey Wozniak
Guillermo Carrillo
Nancy Charak
Fire Arts Center
Joan Minsky
Judy Schumacher
Alexander von Agoston

AND MORE  - Check CorneliaArtsBuilding.com for additional names

Image list - from top
Beautiful City II - Jason Messinger
Sweet Night - Jason Messinger
Noon - Joey Wozniak
Dog Lands - Joey Wozniak
Calendar Year - Jason Messinger  
City Sunset - Jason Messinger 
The Birthday - Joey Wozniak 

5/7/10

TONIGHT! Birds I have Known show @ August House

The Return of “Birds I Have Known”
August House Studios

Opening Receptions:
Fri. May 7, 6 - 9 pm
Sat. May 8, 6 – 9 pm
Sun. May 9, 3 – 6 pm

Over 90 artists showcase their unique interpretation of the birdhouse. Join Jason Messinger and over 30 of the other artists Friday night, or come to one of other free reception dates and see the work first hand.

August House Studio
2113 W Roscoe, Chicago
Show runs May 7 – 29, 2010
Gallery hours wed-sun; 12 noon to 5pm

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