I’ll have 6 images up at the Other Brother Coffeehouse in Evanston through December 2018. Come in and get a great cup of coffee, a treat and stay for some art viewing. I will also have my 2019 Lake Michigan calendars up for sale. This year I am featuring two different calendars — one with my customary art images, and one with a new phase in my career of abstract images. All the prints and the calendars are for sale.
News and Events
Look here for current and upcoming exhibits, shows and events.
Space Nau Bostik, October 4-21, 2018
Ferran Turné Street 11
I proud to be among the 317 exhibiting artists from 39 countries to be chosen to be in this show.
Come out to see some great art, have a drink, and meet the artists – all for FREE.
Evanston Made is an annual celebration in June that focuses on showcasing Evanston creatives. Throughout the month of June, studios, galleries, museums, workshops and businesses open their doors to showcase works (artistic, artisanal, etc.) and host events by Evanston creatives.
There will also be an exhibit at the Evanston Art Center featuring art and artists from Evanston. I will have a new piece on display.
There is also an opening reception at the Art Center on June 1. Stop by and say hello, view some wonderful art and get to know some of your neighbors.
Opening Reception: Friday, June 1 from 5 - 8pm
Featuring awarded images the 1oth Pollux Awards, 2nd Charles Dodgson Award and 5th Jacob Riis Documentary Award
This exhibition is a pre-biennial event of the 5th Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography to be held in Barcelona in October 2018.
I'm proud to announce "Surface Tension: Beauty and Fragility in Lake Michigan" will open January 12, 2018 at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts in Saugatuck, Michigan and runs through March 2, 2018.
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).