The long hot summer is over. The season is beginning again. Thus, for this week and next, we shall feature a Top 10 Picks! Enjoy.
Friday 9/4/15 –
Work by Alexander Valentine.
Fernwey is located at 916 N. Damen Ave. Reception 7-10pm.
Work by Chris Uphues, Buried Diamond, and Killer Acid.
Galerie F is located at 2381 N. Milwaukee Ave. Reception 6-10pm.
Curated by Alexandria Eregbu with work by Aay Preston-Myint, Adam Liam Rose + Alex Zak, Amina Ross, Betsy Odom, Elijah Burgher, Gordon Hall, Katie Vota, Kiam Marcelo Junio, Margaret Bobo-Dancy, Matt Morris, Oli Rodriguez, and Rami George.
Sector 2337 is located at 2337 N. Milwaukee Ave. Reception 5-8pm.
Work by Anthony Romero, Josh Rios and Eric J. Garcia.
Trunk Show is located at 1859 W. 19th St. Reception 6-8pm.
Saturday 9/5/15 –
Curated by Joseph Ravens, Oli Rodriguez and Frederic Moffet with work by Miao Jiaxin, Zachary Harvey, Caitlin Bacon, Whitney Johnston, Charles Lum, Barbara DeGenevieve, Amber Hawk Swanson, Kean O’Brien and Isaac Leung.
Defibrillator Gallery is located at 1463 W. Chicago Ave. Reception 7-10pm.
Work by Alex Bradley Cohen and Steve Ruiz.
Roots and Culture is located at 1034 N. Milwaukee Ave. Reception 6-9pm.
Work by Local Honey.
Slow Pony Project is located at 1745 W. 18th St. Reception 6-9pm.
Curated by Scott J Hunter with work by Daniel Baird, Jessica Caponigro, Alexandria Eregbu, Danny Giles, Sofia Moreno, Matt Morris, Amina Ross, Alfredo Salazar-Caro, Ivan Lozano and Dan Paz.
The Franklin is located at 3522 W. Franklin Blvd. Reception 6-10pm.
Work by Collin van der Sluijs, Mike Perry, Cody Hudson, Daniel Frost, Hedof, Jordy van den Nieuwendijk, Amanda Marie, David Shillinglaw and more.
Vertical Gallery is located at 1016 N. Western Ave. Reception 6-10pm.
Sunday 9/6/15 –
Work by D. Denenge Akpem, Eliza Bennett, Laci Coppins and Nakia Gordon, Alexandria Eregbu, Isaac Facio and Benedickt Diemer, Whitney Huber, Taylor Hokanson and Dieter Kirkwood, Cole Don Kelley, Barbara Layne, Hiro Murai for Flying Lotus, Tameka J. Norris, Betsy Odom, Scout Paré-Phillips, Jennifer Ray, Aileen Son and Fo Wilson.
Hyde Park Art Center is located at 5020 S. Cornell Ave. Reception 3-5pm.
Work by Marzena Abrahamik.
Johalla Projects is located at 1821 W. Hubbard St. Reception Friday, 7-10pm.
Work by Joshua McGarvey.
Defibrillator Gallery is located at 1463 W. Chicago Ave. Reception Saturday, 7pm.
Work by Scott Horsley.
Bert Green Fine Art is located at 8 S. Michigan Ave. Reception Saturday, 5-8pm.
Video work by Ferrari.
Aspect/Ratio is located at 119 N. Peoria St. Reception Friday, 5-8pm.
Work by Eric Saudi.
4th Ward Project Space is located at 5338 S. Kimbark Ave. Reception Sunday, 4-7pm.
Curated by Phil Peters, with work by Sarah and Joseph Belknap, Marissa Lee Benedict, Liz Ensz, Parsons & Charlesworth, David Reuter, Manuel Rodriguez, Jiyoung Yoon.
LODGE is located at 1850 S. Blue Island Ave. Reception Saturday, 6-9pm.
Work by Margo G. Ferrari.
Blanc Gallery is located at 4445 S. Martin Luther King Dr. Reception Saturday, 6-9pm.
Work by Dao Nguyen and Tom Friel.
Defibrillator Gallery is located at 1463 W. Chicago Ave. Closing event Saturday, 7pm.
Work by Paul Levack.
Night Club is located at 2017 W. Moffat St. Reception Friday, 7-9pm.
Work by Sasha Andruzheychik, Matt Wojtan, Christopher Schneberger, Brian Hofmeister, Nestor Photo, Philip Hughes-Luing, and more.
Degenerate Art Gallery is located at 5554 N. Winthrop St. Reception Saturday, 7-10pm.
Work by Rami George, Dan Paz, Jenyu Wang and Alexandria Eregbu.
Chicago Artists Coalition is located at 217 N. Carpenter St. Reception Friday, 6-9pm.
Curated by Third Object, with work by Alex Chitty, Laura Hart Newlon, Kate O’Neill, David Bhodi Boyland, and Jeff Prokash.
Studio 424 is located at 167 North Racine Avenue, Suite 1. Reception Saturday, 5-9pm.?
Curated by Theaster Gates, with work by Derrick Adams, Erika Allen, Elizabeth Axtman, Bethany Collins, Tony Lewis, Kelly Lloyd, Valerie Piraino, Mitchell Squire, Wilmer Wilson IV and Nate Young.
Richard Gray Gallery is located at 875 N. Michigan, Ste. 3800. Reception Friday, 5-7pm.
Curated by Daniel Bruttig, with work by Boris Ostrerov, Erin Thurlow, Frank Pollard, George Blaha, Jessie Mott, Joe Cassan, Julia Klein, Kelly Kaczynski, Lauren Carter, Mike Schuh, Paul Nudd, Peter Fagundo, Scott Wolniak, and Shane Huffman.
Garden Apartment Gallery is located at 3528 W. Fulton Blvd. Reception Friday, 6-10pm.
Work by Dani Ploeger.
Defibrillator Gallery is located at 1136 N. Milwaukee Ave. Reception Friday, 8-11pm.
1. OxbowÂ Development Coordinator
Ox-Bow is seeking a Development Coordinator. This full-time position based in downtown Chicago with occasional trips to the Saugatuck, Michigan campus.
The Development Coordinator works with the Executive Director and Development and Marketing Director to implement and support key initiatives (appeals, events, cultivation and stewardship activities, etc). This positionâ€™s primary responsibility is to provide integral support for Ox-Bowâ€™s fundraising and donor marketing efforts (with annual targets of $1.5 million and growing) and join a vibrant, creative Ox-Bow team. The Development Coordinator reports directly to the Development and Marketing Director. (more here)
2. New Urban Arts in Providence, Rhode Island Â is accepting applications for a new Director of Programs.
We seek a candidate who believes in the power of creative practice and lifelong learning. The complete job posting follows.
Founded in 1997 with seed funding from the Echoing Green Foundation and Brown Universityâ€™s Swearer Center, New Urban Arts is a nationally recognized arts studio and gallery for high school students and emerging artists in Providence, Rhode Island. Our mission is to build a vital community that empowers young people as artists and leaders to develop a creative practice they can sustain throughout their lives. We have been recognized as a national model for engaging underserved teenagers through the arts.
The Presidentâ€™s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities has given New Urban Arts a Coming up Taller Award, the nationâ€™s highest honor for youth arts and humanities programs. We were one of only nine organizations selected to participate in ARTOGRAPHY, a multi-year national Ford Foundation-initiative documenting and disseminating the artistic and organizational practices of exemplary diverse community-responsive arts organizations. Each year we serve over 300 high school students, 25 emerging artists and 2,000 visitors through free youth programs, professional development, artist residencies, public performances, workshops and exhibitions. We have a permanent staff of six and an annual operating budget of over $450,000.
The Director of Programs designs, manages and oversees year-round arts mentoring programs for high school students and emerging artists. S/he connects with the community (especially high school students, artist-mentors, parents, and school personnel) to create a learning environment that conveys a sense of belonging, risk, and responsibility. S/he works closely with the executive director to assess the effectiveness and ensure the feasibility of programs. S/he strives to foster a rewarding workplace that is stimulating, trusting, and results-oriented, where the mission of New Urban Arts can thrive. The Director of Programs reports to the Executive Director. (more here)
3. Go to Paris and get paid for it via TheÂ Georgia Fee Artist/Writer Residency.Â Application period closesÂ August 16th.
The Residency is open to visual artists of all mediums, art writers and critics, 24 years or older. Recent graduates are especially encouraged to apply. The selection will be made based on the merit of past work and the potential for future success, the ability to independently develop new work, and the proposed project’s relevance to the city of Paris.Â Recipients will be required to maintain a blog, which will be posted on ArtSlant.
The Georgia Fee Artist/Writer Residency in Paris provides the recipient with lodging for 2 months in an apartment in the 14th arrondissement, travel to and from Paris, and a stipend to be used for studio space, materials, and other costs.
For Frequently Asked Questions on eligibility, submission guidelines and materials, please checkÂ here.
3. a.pass is an artistic research environment that develops research on performativity and scenography, in an international artistic and educational context. Â NEXT CALL FOR PROJECTS: APPLY BEFORE THE 1st of SEPTEMBER 2013
a.pass offers a one-year artistic research training program at post-master level for artists and theoreticians, based on the principles of self-organization, collaboration and transdisciplinarity. a.pass participants develop an independent artistic research project, with a personalized curriculum in a shared and collectively created research environment.ÂÂThe a.pass artistic research center develops, documents and archives tools for qualitative and relevant artistic research practices. The research center uses this growing archive to communicate and interact with the artistic and educational field and functions as a forum for the development of a critical approach on artistic research. a.pass emphasizes the relation between the research practices and a broader societal field, and encourages engaged transdisciplinary practices.
In the context of its artistic research center, a.pass offers a tailor-made PhD trajectory for doctoral students that gives the possibility to develop the practice-based part of their PhD research in collective research environment.Â More info here.Â
Calle 13 #25 Col. San Pedro de los Pinos, 03800 Ciudad de MÃ©xico. Â SOMA offers a two-year program for training contemporary artists based on continuous exchange between young artists and established professionals through courses, workshops, one-on-one critiques and studio visits. SOMA’s faculty comprises artists, theorists, and curators with extensive experience in their fields, both nationally and internationally.Â This program is for students who have already completed a bachelors degree in visual arts or related studies.Â All students accepted into the program area are granted a scholarship of 80 percent of the total cost of attendance.Â Check it out here.Â (All classes are conducted in Spanish.)Â Â