Category Archive: SAIC Alum

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

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 Elizabeth Hipwell– 3rd artist profile

Our 3rd profile of Artists of Uptown Arts Center: Elizabeth Hipwell

Artists of Uptown Arts Center exhibition March 17-19 2017

The second in our profiles of the artists of Uptown Arts Center:  Robert  W. Pockmire ” I was born July 31, 1951 and raised in Toledo, Ohio. After a year and a semester… 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

Last Weekend at em(body) exhibition

This is our last weekend at em(body) exhibition. If you are looking to participate, on Saturday we have a printmaking workshop by Margaret Buchen, 10am to 1pm (more info and how to signup… Continue reading

Sunday 11/6 Ekphrasis Poetry workshop

Ekphrasis…a graphic, often dramatic verbal description of a visual work of art.

Cancelled and rescheduled! Saturday’s Em(body)writing workshop with Sherry Antonini

Sorry but due to unforeseen circumstances this Saturday’s  (10/29) Em(body) writing workshop has been rescheduled for Saturday November 12th  from 2:15-5pm. Hope to see you then and at Margaret Buchen’s print workshop from… Continue reading