Top 5 Weekend Picks! (2/1-2/3)

January 31, 2013 · Print This Article

1. Bound and/or Stapled (or not) & Plant Life at Western Exhibitions

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Bound and/or Stapled (or not) includes work by Elijah Burgher, Lilli Carré, Terence Hannum, Leah Mackin, Dutes Miller, Andy Moore, Miller & Shellabarger, Stan Shellabarger, and Scott Teplin. Plant Life is curated by Geoffrey Todd Smith, with work by Chinatsu Ikeda, Eric Wert, Heidi Norton, Jonathan Gardener, Mindy Rose Schwartz, Scott Wolniak, and Tyson Reeder.

Western Exhibitions is located at 845 W. Washington Blvd. Reception Friday, 5-8pm.

2. Two Women Do Three Things at Happy Collaborationists

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Work by Mothergirl (Katy Albert and Sophia Hamilton).

Happy Collaborationists is located at 1254 N. Noble St. Reception Saturday, 7-10pm.

3. Shit is Real & UUUUU at Devening Projects + Editions

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Shit is Real includes work by Aron Gent, Carrie Gundersdorf, Cody Hudson, Sofia Leiby, and Josh Reamesand Cody Tumblin. UUUUU includes work by Rainer Spangl.

Devening Projects + Editions is located at 3039 West Carroll St. Reception Sunday, 4-7pm.

4. Tempus fungit-amor mannet at moniquemeloche

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Work by Gabriel Vormstein.

moniquemeloche is located at 2154 W. Division St. Reception Friday, 6-8pm.

5. Contemporary Artists from Ukraine at Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

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Work by Oleksander Babak, Oleksander Dubovyk, Serhiy Mikhnovsky, Roman Romanyshyn, Serhij Savchenko, Oksana Stratijchuk, Katarina Svirhunenko, and Mykola Zhuravel.

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art is located at 2320 W Chicago Ave. Reception Friday, 6-9pm.

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (1/25-1/27)

January 24, 2013 · Print This Article

1. Tabletop at Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery

Work by Meg Duguid and Catie Olson.

Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery is located at 1136 N Milwaukee Ave. Friday, doors open at 7pm. Performance begins at 7:30pm.

2. Fractal Semblance at Roots & Culture

Curated by Stephanie Cristello and Allison Glenn, with work by Robert Chase Heishman, Jessica Labatte, Alistair Matthews, and Liz Nielsen.

Roots & Culture is located at 1034 N. Milwaukee Ave. Reception Firday, 6-9pm.

3. Lumpen Comics Show at Co-Prosperity Sphere

Works by Ryan Travis Christian, Andy Burkholder, Bernie McGovern, Ben Bertin, Blaise Larmee, Edie Fake, Grant Reynolds, Ben Marcus, Leslie Wiebeler, Jason Overby, Nate Beaty, Max Morris, Joe Tallarico, Marieke McClendon, Nick Drnaso, Lyra Hill, Sara Drake, Lale Westvind, Eric Rivera, Carrie Vinarsky, Anya Davidson, George Hansen, Jeremy Tinder, Ian Mcduffie, Krystal Difronzo, Paul Nudd, Lizz Hickey, Marian Runk, Keith Herzik, Brooks Golden, Nick Williams, Trubble Club, Susan Sarandon, Luke Temby (Cupco), Aaron Renier, Ryan Duggan, and David Alvarado.

Co-Prosperity Sphere is located at 3219 S. Morgan St. Reception Friday, 7-11pm.

4. Shalom at Queer Thoughts

Work by Alison Veit, Eric Veit, and Laura Veit.

Queer Thoughts is located at 1640 W. 18th St. #3. Reception Friday, 7-10:30pm.

5. Glow at Firecat

Work by Renee Robbins.

Firecat is located at 2124 N. Damen Ave. Reception Friday, 7-10pm.

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (1/18-1/20)

January 17, 2013 · Print This Article

1. Fearsome Fable – Tolerable Truth at Hyde Park Art Center

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Work by Tom Torluemke.

Hyde Park Art Center is located at 5020 S. Cornell Ave. Reception Sunday, 3-5pm.

2. Observer Effect at Gallery 400

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Curated by Carrie Gundersdorf and Lorelei Stewart, with work by Jessica Hyatt, John O’Connor, and Steve Roden.

Gallery 400 is located at 400 S. Peoria St. Reception Friday, 5-8pm.

3. Archipelago, Lost Islands of the Atlantic at AdventureLand Gallery

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Work by Janie Stamm.

AdventureLand Gallery is located at 1513 N. Western Ave. Reception Friday, 7-10pm.

4. Stretches Topless at The Plaines Project

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Work by Sarah Mendelsohn.

The Plaines Project is located at 1822 S. Desplaines St. Reception Saturday, 7-10pm.

5. Burkhart’s Underground at Alibi Fine Art

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Work by Fred Burkhart.

Alibi Fine Art is located at 1966 W. Montrose Ave. Reception Saturday, 7-10pm.

Top 5 Weekend Picks!

January 10, 2013 · Print This Article

1. Studio Audience (WEATHER PATTERNS) at Johalla Projects

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Work by Andrew Mausert-Mooney.

Johalla Projects is located at 1821 W. Hubbard St. Reception Friday, 8-10pm.

2. Returning to the Cave at The Mission

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Work by Jeroen Nelemans.

The Mission is located at 1431 W. Chicago Ave. Reception Friday, 6-9pm.

3. The Unreliable Narrator at threewalls

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Work by Matthew Paul Jinks.

threewalls is located at 119 N. Peoria St. Reception Friday, 6-9pm.

4. Exchange: Chicago—Detroit at Chicago Artists’ Coalition

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Work by Taurus Burns, Design 99, Jessica Frelinghuysen, Scott Hocking, Chido Johnson, Nicola Kuperus, Faina Lerman, Adam Lee Miller, Clinton Snider, Vince Troia and Graem Whyte.

Chicago Artists’ Coalition is located at 217 N. Carpenter St. Reception Friday, 6-9pm.

5. The Dead of Winter at PSA Projects

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Work by Mike Schuh and Yuan-Chen Li.

PSA Projects is located at 2509 N. Lawndale Ave. Reception Sunday, 5-7pm.

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (12/14-12/16)

December 14, 2012 · Print This Article

1. New Kingdoms/Expulsion at International Museum of Surgical Science

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Work by Alison Carey and Michael Reedy.

International Museum of Surgical Science is located at 1524 N. Lake Shore Dr. Reception Friday, 5-8pm.

2. Thomas Schleinstein at Queer Thoughts

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Work by Thomas Schleinstein.

Queer Thoughts is located at 1640 W. 18th St. #3. Reception Friday, 7-10pm.

3. How to Repel Wolves at +medicine cabinet

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Work by Chris Hammes.

+medicine cabinet is located at 3216 S. Morgan St. Apt 4R. Reception Saturday, 7-10pm.

4. In the Garden at Western Exhibitions

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Work by Dutes Miller.

Western Exhibitions is located at 845 W. Washington Blvd. Reception Friday, 5-8pm.

5. Taffy Pull at The Milk Factory

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Work by Paul Erschen.

The Milk Factory is located 907 N. Winchester Ave. rear apt. Reception Saturday 7-10pm.