Category Archive: painters

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

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 17-19–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: 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 exhibition 4th artist profile–Lowell Thompson March 17-19

Lowell Thompson is an artist/writer and creative catalyst who uses media and mediums to provoke thought about issues most Americans would rather not see. He calls himself a “recovering adman” because he spent… Continue reading