Apr 2, 2012

April and Early May Art Events in Chicago

Jason Messinger; Nine Letter Tiles
WRITE NOW: Artists and Letterforms
Show ends April 29, 2012
Chicago Cultural Center 
Chicago Rooms Gallery, 2nd Floor
78 E Washington, Chicago
 "Write Now: Artists and Letterforms" is a major exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center, presented by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, in partnership with the Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture, that showcases over 100 works of art in a diverse range of recent works by more than 60 artists utilizing letters and text in a wide array of mediums.
Free and open to the public. 

Joan Minsky - North Pong
Contemporary Landscape Paintings
Gallery 1837, 
1837 W. Grand, Chicago, IL.
Opening Reception April 13, 6 - 9 pm.
Artists include Joan Minsky, Megan Williamson, Lynette Lombard, and Judy Koon
Show runs through May 9, by appointment. 

Contour - Sculpture by Nancy Pirri
Reception May 5, 6 - 9 pm
Natural Elements Salon
2212 N Lincoln Ave.
Original ceramic sculpture by Nancy Pirri that explores timeless beauty of the female body, and the emotional strengths of women.
Show runs through June 5

Anastatia Mak @ Pop-Up Art
Anne Leuck Feldhaus @ Pop-Up Art
Judy Zeddies @ Pop-Up Art
Chicago Art Girls Pop-Up Art Shop
Helium Gallery
4710 N. Ravenswood Ave.
May 12, 11 am - 5 pm
Shoppers can find OVER 35 artists who create one-of-a-kind, handmade, high-quality yet affordable items for all ages and genders, including jewelry of all types, clothing and t-shirts for adults and kids, bags and purses, stationery and paper products, housewares, ceramics, glassware and enamelware, fiber work and felted knitwear, photography, soaps, paintings, eco-friendly wood accessories, reclaimed wood furniture and body care products.

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