Category Archive: Chicago artists

Lagoons Sessions Poetry Friday June 1st

DoublePlay Lagoons Session coming up on June 1st.  starting at 7:00pm   Robert Lawrence’s book, In Japan, opening party until 8:00pm. A short open-mic until 8:30. Then Valerie Wallace, on her House of McQueen book tour, to finish, with her special guest Ralph… Continue reading

3 shared small art studio spaces-AVAILABLE at Uptown Arts Center

These 3 spaces are in one room adjacent to our gallery space on the 4th floor of the Preston Bradley Center (home of the Uptown Arts Center) Visual artists have numerous opportunities for… Continue reading

4th Session Insight-Portrait Saturday 12/2 10-1pm $12

3 hour drawing session with a focus on portraiture

Lagoons Session poetry tonight 8-10 pm (soft open for “Artists of Uptown Arts Center” 6-8 pm) 4th floor gallery

Artists of Uptown Arts Center exhibition March 17-19th – Our 11th artist profile Colette Wright Adams

Colette Wright Adams often uses her observation of a neighborhood to create works of art.  Many times nature in the city is represented. “A neighborhood is not a static, physical location nor  only… Continue reading

Artists of Uptown Arts Center exhibition March 17-19 Our 10th artist Jessica Stanfill

Jessica Stanfill 2016    MFA in Painting & Drawing, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago 2014     Post-Baccalaureate in Painting & Drawing, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago 2006    BA Studio Art,… Continue reading

Lagoons Sessions quarterly Poetry at Uptown Arts Center

Artists of Uptown Arts Center exhibition March 17-19–Our 9th artist profile Sarah Bastress

Sarah Bastress is a painter from West Virginia who now lives in Chicago. Her paintings often quote queer or rural tropes from painting history, pop culture, or her own childhood that stir up… Continue reading

Artists of Uptown Arts Center exhibition -March 17-19. Our 8th artists profile: Christopher Remele

Christopher Remele has been an abstract artist for over 30 years.  His main style of painting is abstract expressionism.  “I believe that once you put a  paint stroke on any surface it takes… Continue reading

Artists of Uptown Arts Center exhibition–6th & 7th artists profiles

Tongyu “Toni” Zhao 趙彤宇 b. Hubei, China, 1993. Tongyu Zhao is an artist based in her guts, she thinks about material encounters and lived experiences. In an often chaotic expression, Tongyu intends to… Continue reading