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

February 28, 2013 · Print This Article

1. Chicago Sky Interior at PSA Projects

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Work by Jovencio de la Paz.

PSA Projects is located at 2509 N. Lawndale Ave. Reception Sunday, 6-8pm.

2. GASPAR / HALL at The Franklin

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Work by Maria Gaspar and Andy Hall.

The Franklin is located at 3522 W. Franklin Blvd. Reception Saturday, 7-10pm.

3. Old Work/New Work at Happy Collaborationists

Work by Garett Yahn.

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

4. Typeforce 4 at Co-Prosperity Sphere

Work by Alex Moulitsas, Alexa Viscius & Drew Ryan, Anthony Lewellen, Baozhen Li, Lucky Pierre (Bill Talsma, Michael Thomas, Mary Zerkel, Holly Abney, Travis Hale, Kevin Kaempf, Jeffrey Kowalkowski, Heather Lindahl, Tyler B. Myers), Blazo, Chris Branson & Jeremy Van Cleef, DePaul University Graphic Design Student Chapter (Chris Kalis, Samantha Rangel, Julia Simplicio), Drew Tyndell, Emily Haasch, Franchec Crespo & Adrianne Hawthorne, Greg Calvert, Jason Frohlichstein, Kelly Dorsey & Tricia Chamberlain, Kyle Louis Fletcher, CMYKittens (Laura Rafson, Maria Squeri, Erika Galvez and Liz Rosenberg), Slightly Insulting Chicago Posters (Lauren Schroer, RC Jones, Jeni Brendemuehl), Lou Medel, Renata Graw, Tanawat Sakdawisark, Todd King, and Double Blind (Victor Fong, Stephen Lee, Simone Martin-Newberry, Aaron Maurer, Lou Medel, Margo Yoon).

Co-Prosperity Sphere is located at 3219 S. Morgan St. Reception Friday, 6-11pm.

5. I Know Nothing, Daya at Chicago Art Department

Work by Vanessa Luna, Cassie Hamrick, and Jen Gorman.

Chicago Art Department is located at 1932 S Halsted St. Reception Friday, 6-9pm.

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (2/22-2/24)

February 21, 2013 · Print This Article

1. How Do I Look? at Roots and Culture

Work by Edie Fake, Erin Leland, Aay Preston-Myint, Michael Sirianni, and Latham Zearfoss.

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

2. Structures for Reading at Center for Book & Paper Arts

Work by Jessica Bardsley, Tony Cruz, Moyra Davey, Matthew Girson, Eva Kotátková, Sebastian Schmieg/Silvio Lorusso, Liz Sales, Sterling Lawrence, Judith Leemann, Gareth Long, Johana Moscoso, and Sebura+Gartelmann.

Center for Book & Paper Arts is located at 1104 S. Wabash. Reception Friday, 5-7pm.

3. Wingding at LVL3

Work by Michael Hunter, Paul Kenneth, Easton Miller, Liz Nielsen, and Kate Steciw.

LVL3 is located at 1542 N. Milwaukee Ave. Reception Saturday 6-10pm.

4. Pop Garden! at Thomas Robertello Gallery

Work by Sarah Hicks.

Thomas Robertello Gallery is located at 27 N. Morgan St. Reception Friday, 6-8pm.

5. You Look At Me Like An Emergency at Firecat Projects

Work by Cig Harvey.

Firecat Projects is located at 2124 N. Damen. Reception Friday, 5-9pm.

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (2/8-2/10)

February 7, 2013 · Print This Article

1. The Visitor’s Hours & Visitation Rites at The Franklin

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Work by Chris Smith.

The Franklin is located at 3522 W. Franklin Blvd. Reception Saturday, 7-10pm.

2. Somebody’s Beauty & B.Z.C: Bent, Zigzag and Crooked at Linda Warren Projects

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Work by Ed Valentine & Michael Stillion, respectively.

Linda Warren Projects is located at 327 N. Aberdeen. Reception Friday, 6-9pm.

3. Hourglass at Aspect/Ratio

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Work by Xavier Cha.

Aspect/Ratio is located at 119 N. Peoria St. Reception Saturday, 6-9pm.

4. Diane Simpson at Corbett vs. Dempsey

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Work by the artist.

Corbett vs. Dempsey is located at 1120 N. Ashland Ave. Reception Friday, 5-8pm.

5. Love in the Time of Online Dating at Johalla Projects

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Work by Don’t Fret.

Johalla Projects is located at 1821 W. Hubbard. Reception Friday, 7-10pm.

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.