Category Archive: drawing

TONIGHT! John Goode Book Party 8pm

Join the Uptown Arts Center for a John Goode Book Party w/ Paul Ryan on Thursday, June 20th at 8:00 pm. This free event will include a Lagoons Editions book signing, open-mic hosted at… Continue reading

Lagoons Sessions Poetry reading

Poetry reading, book signing, vintage movies and Open Mic

M & J ART SHOW at Uptown Arts Center

Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue…why?

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

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

Artists of Uptown Arts Center exhibition: 5th artist profile Kateryna Tkachenko

 Kateryna is an artist from Ukraine. She has  been in Chicago  for a little  over 3 months. She received a baccalaureate in painting and teaching from Kharkiv Art college in 2002 She also… Continue reading

Artists of Uptown Arts Center –an exhibition March 17-19th 2017

This is the first in a series of Profiles of the Artists of Uptown Arts Center

Em(body) October 15- November 13 2016

Why the human figure? And other questions…50+ artists answer through creating site-specific work in the Preston Bradley Center