Sep 25, 2016

Oct 7 - Cornelia Arts Building's 30 Year Anniversary and Oct Open House

Cornelia Arts Building 
October 2016 Open Studios Event
Celebrating 30 Years as a 
working art studio building: 1986 – 2016!
Friday, October 7th, 6 to 10 pm
1800 West Cornelia, Chicago, IL
Resident Jordan Scott
The Cornelia Arts Building - Where Art Works
Come celebrate their 30 year anniversary and the beginning of the Fall art season with the working artists of the Cornelia Arts Building. See the working art studios of the talented resident artists and artisans, meet them directly without intermediaries, and explore their working practices up close.
Guest Pooja Pittie
The building opens their doors to the public only four times a year. At this Fall event, come explore two full floors of working artist studios, and have a chance to purchase artwork and hand-made crafts directly from the people who made them. Over fifty local artists and artisans work in this former ice-house, including sculptors, painters, photographers, ceramic artists, print-makers, jewelry designers, textile artisans, and much more.  
Resident Lindsey Liss and The Double L
Experience artwork by the many NEW resident artists, and find the latest from your favorite building resident artists! See new hallway guest artist exhibitions by Pooja Pittie and Allison Bachraty, enjoy complimentary beverages in the studios, and delicious food from the food truck Chicago Lunch Box outside!  The open studio events are family friendly and free to the public.
Resident Susan Redeker
Celebrating their 30 year anniversary! Established in 1986, the Cornelia Arts Building is one of the largest All-Artist studio buildings on Chicago's North side. The building rests at the border of three distinct Chicago Neighborhoods; Lakeview, Roscoe Village, and North Center. 
Resident Kevin Swallow
Close to public transportation and only two blocks south of the Addison Brown Line CTA stop, with free parking available in parking lot out front and on neighborhood streets nearby.
Resident Jason Messinger
Cornelia Arts Building 
October 2016 Open Studios Event
Friday, October 7th, 6 - 10 pm
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.
Guest Joey Wozniak

Sep 8, 2016

Save the Dates: 2 October Openings

Oct 7 - Cornelia Arts Bldg: 30 Yrs! 
Oct 13 - Crazy 8 Artists' Carnival

Cornelia Arts Building
30 Year Anniversary and
October Open Studios

Friday Oct. 7, 6-10pm
Cornelia Arts Building
1800 W Cornelia, Chicago
entrance on Ravenswood

Celebrating 30 Years: 1986 – 2016
The Cornelia Arts building celebrates 30 years of being a working artist studio building, in one of the city's largest North-side all-art-studio locations, with two full floors of working artists.

Join over 40 resident artists, see new hallway guest artist exhibitions by Pooja Pittie and Allison Bachraty, and enjoy complimentary beverage in the studios, and delicious food from food truck Chicago Lunch Box in the parking lot! With artwork by our many NEW resident artists, and the latest from your favorites! Events are FREE and open to the public.
Facebook Event for Cornelia Arts 


Crazy 8 Artists' Carnival
State Street Gallery 

Reception Thu Oct 13, 5 - 7:30 pm
@ Robert Morris University
401 S. State Street, Chicago IL
Show Runs: Sept 26 - Dec 23, 2016

Gallery hours: Mon- Thu, 10 am - 6 pm

Crazy 8 Artists’ Carnival showcases the work of eight Chicago artists working in a wide range of mediums and a wild range of techniques. Interpreting the themes of carnival, circus, and festival, the artists are joined by their exuberant delight in the visual and their unique re-imagining of the world.

Featuring artists Kass Copeland, Alan Emerson Hicks, IZZO, Anne Leuck, Edward Master, Jason Messinger, Anthony Stagg, and Joey Wozniak.

Curated by artist and curator Jason Messinger and Gallery Director and Dean of Arts Shelley Lamantia, the show runs from Sept 26 through Dec 23, 2016, at State Street Gallery, 401 S. State Street, Chicago IL. Gallery Hours are Monday through Thursday, from 10am - 6pm.
Artists Reception: 5 - 7:30 pm
Thursday Oct 13, 2016

Additional Artist Talks, Jazz Evenings, and Holiday Party dates will be announced.

Artists' Carnival at  

Facebook Event for Artists' Carnival