Open Season: A Reflection on Open Engagement

Open Season: A Reflection on Open Engagement

by Jen Delos Reyes Two countries. Five conferences. Seven years. 14 partnerships. Over 700 presenters. Over 1600 attendees. Since the first Open Engagement conference in 2007 this event has become a key meeting point for people interested in socially engaged art....
Chicago Art in Pictures: March-April 2013

Chicago Art in Pictures: March-April 2013

A graphic, editorial overview of art, artists, and visual art events, found in and around Chicago over the course of the preceding month. All artwork copyright original artists; all photography copyright Paul Germanos. Daniel Shea @ Gallery 400 Above: Daniel Shea with...

The Butterfly Wing And The MFA

It’s the time of year when, as the frost giants finally abdicate their annual reign over Chicago, applicants the world over are getting their responses from Master of Fine Arts graduate programs.  Since mid-February they’ve been braving the slings and arrows of...