On Friday November 5th, 2021, from 6 to 10 pm, artists of The Cornelia Art Building, located at 1800 West Cornelia Ave. in Chicago, invite the public to their first and only open house of the year. After an 18 month hiatus, the artists are pleased to finally host an open house again. 

"Urban Sentinels" by Jason Messinger

Visit one of the largest all-artist buildings on Chicago’s North side, and experience two-full floors of working art studios. The building has undergone the first stage of extensive remodeling, and has welcomed many new artists into the building. With one-of-a-kind artwork and special artisan-made gifts by the building artists, the event offers something for the whole family to enjoy.

"Sands Shift" by Jason Messinger

Jason Messinger in studio #204 will be showcasing his signature tile murals, ceramic sculptures, paintings and drawings on paper, and small gift items sure to please every shopper's budget. Find great discounts on many pieces.

Assortment of wood block Icon Collages by Kass Copeland

In addition Messinger studio will be showing a brand new suite of small portraits by Joey Wozniak, and small wood block icon collages by Kass Copeland, all works priced for the holiday season.

Series of 12 new small portraits by Joey Wozniak

For thirty-five years this artist incubator space has provided Chicago artists with professional studio spaces to pursue their passion. Over fifty local artists and artisans work here, including painters, sculptors, photographers, ceramic artists, print-makers, jewelry designers, textile artisans, and much more. 

"November" by Jason Messinger

Visitors to the Open House can meet the building’s talented artists and artisans in person, explore their art practices up close, and enjoy the opportunity to purchase artwork and hand-made crafts directly from the people who made them.

"Blueprint" by Jason Messinger

Established in 1986 in a former ice-house, the Cornelia Arts Building is located at 1800 West Cornelia, 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. Event is free and open to the public.

"Fame" by Jason Messinger
The event will follow all current Covid-19 mitigating efforts mandated by the city during the date of the event.   

Masks are required (over nose and mouth) by everyone at all times throughout the building.  
Proof of vaccination may be requested. 
No food or drink will be offered in studios.
We want the CAB Open Studios event to be safe for our guests and artists, so your cooperation is appreciated in following these COVID guidelines. 
Artist Studio of Jason Messinger

Cornelia Arts Building March Open Studios
Friday, Nov. 5th, 2021, 6 pm - 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

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