News and Events
Look here for current and upcoming exhibits, shows and events.
Join us for the third Friday open house at the Zhou B Art Center in Bridgeport. There are many galleries, studios and spaces to see great art throughout the building. But be sure to come to the 4th floor 33 Contemporary Gallery at 8 pm for Nelson Armour and my artists' talk.
Central Street Art Walk. I'll have work displayed at Notice at 2300 Central Street. Join me for a “Sip & View” reception on Friday, June 9, from 5-8pm. Viewing continues through the day on Saturday (6/10), and Sunday (6/11) at selected businesses.
Evanston Made, an annual month-long celebration of Evanston creatives throughout June, Studios, galleries and businesses open their doors to showcase works by Evanston creatives. See all the events here: www.evanstonmade.com/events
My work will be exhibited at Chiropractic First at 1609 Chicago Avenue, and, until June 3, at Curt's Cafe South at 1830 Dempster Street.
Surface Tension will be on display at the Art NXT Level Projects / 33 Contemporary Gallery is a Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood from May 17 - June 30.
Join us for an Earth Day Weekend beach cleaning. We'll be clearing Lee Street Beach of trash and other "non-native" items. Everything we find we catalog and bag. The trash goes in the trash can, and the information collected goes to the Alliance for the Great Lakes (www.greatlakes.org).
This three-part workshop, hosted and taught by me and Nelson Armour, will address the art of landscape photography.
Tuesday, March 28, 6:30 – 8:30 pm (at the Nature Museum)
Introduction and discussion of photographic techniques and intentions. We'll also cover gear selection.
Saturday, April 1, 5:45 – 7:45 am (at Montrose Harbor)
An outdoor hands-on session at the Magic Hedge Bird Sanctuary.
Wednesday, April 5, 6:30 – 8:30 pm (at the Nature Museum)
This session will be back at the Nature Museum. We'll view the images taken at the Magic Hedge and share impressions of one another's work.
A DSLR (digital single lens reflex) or digital mirrorless camera is recommended. (Note: this class is not designed for iPhone photography.)
Cost: $200 for the three-part workshop
I will have several photos on display at Curt's Cafe South on Dempster Street in Evanston.
If you don't know about Curt's Cafe in Evanston, you owe it to yourself to check both their locations (www.curtscafe.org). But, the south location will have my images up until June 3. Please stop by and have a cup'a and a treat and do some good at the same time!
Join me for an evening of conversation with Lake Michigan experts about the challenges our lake faces and how you can take action to protect it.
The evening will start with a fair featuring researchers and stewards from Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and the Center for Great Lakes Literacy. Talk to them about the work they are doing every day to maintain the health of Lake Michigan and get your questions answered.
Next, we’ll hear from a distinguished panel of experts from the Alliance for the Great Lakes, The Field Museum, and Shedd Aquarium.
Finally, we’ll reflect on what we’ve learned and identify steps we can all can take to help preserve our Great Lakes.
Refreshments will be provided at no cost and the museum will be open for exploration throughout the evening, including our Surface Tension exhibit.
6:00-7:00 pm – Great Lakes Awareness Day Fair
7:00-8:00 pm – Panel discussion on challenges facing Lake Michigan
8:00-8:30 pm – Identifying opportunities for action
This event is free, but registration is required. Click here to register.
Join me and Nelson Armour for a personal tour of "Surface Tension." We'll discuss the inspiration for and creation of our exhibit, while taking questions and comments from the group.
Cost: Free with admission to the museum
Nearly four years in the making, this exhibit features my work alongside the work of Nelson Armour, highlighting both the beauty and fragility of Lake Michigan.
Learn more about the exhibit.
Cost: Free with admission to the museum
4th International Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography
Join me for this popular event and help care for our Great Lakes in your own community! This event is a partnership between the Alliance for the Great Lakes (great lakes.org) and the Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup (http://www.oceanconservancy.org).
Sign up here: http://greatlakesadopt.org/Secure/Event/11158
"Perspectives of Evanston" opening July 1 at Perspective Gallery in Evanston. All the work in this show is by Evanston photographers. Opening reception is July 9, 5-8 pm. "Moondance 3" is the piece I have in the show. It's made up of three images of the moon's reflection on the lake. Visit www.perspectivegallery.org for hours and directions.
Evanston Made is a month-long celebration of the arts in Evanston designed to create opportunities for artists to engage with the community. (and vice versa) Art studios, galleries, museums and businesses throughout Evanston will show works by Evanston creatives June 3-30.
The Evanston Art Center hosts the group show and exhibit "Evanston Made", June 3-30, featuring works by Evanston creatives. Opening reception is June 3, 5-8 p.m.
The Pop Up Gallery and Store at Evanston Art Center, June 3-30, features works by Evanston creatives. The store is located in the lobby of the Evanston Art Center.
Evanston Made Kids! June 4, 11a-4 p.m..at Evanston Art Center, celebrates young Evanston artists and their families with a day of FREE fun & creativity!
Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Five Elements Exhibit
The event recognizes and supports local Evanston artists. Over 15 individuals – painters, illustrators, jewelry makers, potters, and photographers – will be displaying their work on store fronts along Central, between Eastwood and McDaniel Avenues.
The public is invited for a “Sip & View” reception introducing the exhibiting artists, on Friday, May 13th, from 5-8pm. Artwork viewing continues through the day on Saturday.
This group show of collaborative works will feature prints from "Surface Tension," the traveling exhibit I developed with my colleague Nelson Armour. See surfacetensionexhibit.com for a sneak peek at the exhibit, which explores the beauty and fragility of Lake Michigan.
Join Nelson and me for the opening reception for Beauty and Fragility in Lake Michigan. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. All are welcome.