Let Art Warm You Up at the Cornelia Arts Building Holiday Open House - Featuring Jason Messinger

Cornelia Arts Building 
Holiday Open Studios 
Let Art Warm You Up!

The Cornelia Art Building, at 1800 West Cornelia Avenue, Chicago IL,  announces their Holiday Open House Event. On Friday December 2, from 6 - 10pm, and Saturday December 3, from 11 am - 3pm, the building opens its doors to the public to shop for artworks and gifts directly from the artists who made them. Say hello to fellow art lovers and perhaps find that special something for you or a loved one for the holidays. 

Studio of Jason Messinger Art

Studio of Jason Messinger Art

See one of the largest all-artist buildings on Chicago’s North side, and experience two-full floors of working art studios. 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.

Milk Hive - by Jason Messinger

"Shorelines" by Jason Messinger
Join artist Jason Messenger in his new first floor studio #109, where he will showcase his signature ceramic tile murals, special ceramic sculptures, and framed paintings and drawings on paper.

Violet Hour - by Jason Messinger

Over There - by Jason Messinger

Studio of Jason Messinger Art
Jason Messinger is offering a selection of intimate paintings by the late Joey Wozniak, who had delighted collectors for decades with his whimsical vibrant creations.
Painting by the late Joey Wozniak

Painting by the late Joey Wozniak
Painting by the late Joey Wozniak

Jason Messinger also has some small gift and decor items perfect for early holiday shopping. Don’t miss his famous white wine sangria! 

Globe by Jason Messinger

Globe by Jason Messinger

Currently over 70 local artists and artisans work here, including painters, sculptors, photographers, ceramic artists, print-makers, jewelers, and much more. The building’s juried guest front lobby artist will be Kass Copeland, showcasing her surrealist collages on wood panels.

Guest Artist Kass Copeland

Building on nearly four decades of fostering creativity, the venue nears completion on a multi-year remodeling effort, with double the studios and artists, and more art than ever before. 

Gears - tile by Jason Messinger

Autumn - tile by Jason Messinger

Magic - tile by Jason Messinger

Visitors to the Holiday event can meet talented artists and artisans in person, explore their art practices up close, and purchase artwork and hand-made crafts directly from the people who made them.

J Messinger Studio, photo credit Lauralynn White

murals 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.
Studio of Jason Messinger Art
Studio of Jason Messinger Art
Studio of Jason Messinger Art

 Located close to public transportation and only two blocks south of the Addison Brown Line CTA stop, the building has free parking lot and street parking nearby. Events are free and open to the public. 

Cornelia Arts Building Holiday Open Studios
Friday, December 2, 2022, 6 pm - 10 pm
Saturday, December 3, 2022, 11 am - 3 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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