Author Archive for Chicago Art Magazine

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Chicago-area Professor Manglano-Ovalle Wins $50,000 USA Fellow Award

Manglano-Ovalle is known for his technologically sophisticated artworks that combine sculpture and video to raise questions about social and political issues.

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Non-Collecting Museums

The non-collecting art museum is a relative anomaly

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Chicago Art Map: Openings Jan 6-9, 2012

Below is a listing from Chicago Art Map of gallery openings taking place this weekend, January 6th – 9th.

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National Wet Paint Exhibition 2012

The National Wet Paint Exhibition 2012 is an outlook and an overview of top MFA painting programs in the United States.

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Gallery Representation Case Study:  Tom Torluemke Part 2 of 2

How would you compare your experience being with a gallery vs. being on your own?

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Environmental Artists: The Color Green

Here are some local sustainable artists you should know.

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Catherine Schwalbe-Bouzide’s Corn Party: Intent and Reception of Social Art

She’s inserting herself, bringing something of her own.

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Gallery Representation Case Study: Tom Torluemke Part 1

His thoughts and experiences in regard to gallery representation.

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Modern Man by Nelson Carvajal

Appropriation Art/Video Installation by Chicago filmmaker, Nelson Carvajal.

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Conversations with Curators: Liz Nielsen

Everything must be in harmony, and this putting together of an exhibition is one of the things I love the most.

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Chicago Digital Media Production Fund: New Grants Program for Local Artists

Grants ranging between $500 and $10,000 will be awarded to Chicago-area media artists to produce and complete a short video to be made available on the web.

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Artists You Should Know: Top Picks

We tallied up those who were mentioned the most and who seemed to be making the most impact on the scene.

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Beacon Street Gallery Director, Board Member Charged with Stealing $400,000

These defendants not only abused their positions of trust for personal gain but did so at the expense of young students.

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Chicago Art Map: Openings Dec 15-17, 2011

Below is a listing from Chicago Art Map of gallery openings taking place this weekend, December 15th – 17th.

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New Chicago Galleries, 2011

Below is a comprehensive directory of new Chicago art venues for 2011 taken from our New and Closed Galleries listing page.

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Video and Slideshows from Chicagoans at Burning Man 2011

Video and slide shows from Burning Man 2011

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Puppets and Mussorgsky: Blair Thomas Family Concert 12/10

A Kite’s Tale takes place Saturday, December 10 at 10 a.m. at the Music Institute of Chicago’s Nichols Concert Hall.

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Chicago Artists Mark “Rites of Passage” at Burning Man

For the first time in 25 years, tickets to the event sold out as Chicagoans journeyed 2000 miles to participate in record attendance and involvement.

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Chicago Art Map: Openings Dec 9-11, 2011

Below is a listing from Chicago Art Map of gallery openings taking place this weekend, December 9th – 11th.

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Chicago Artist Database – Recently Added Artists

To encourage artists to upload their work to the Chicago Artist Database, we will be featuring five recently added artists on Chicago Art Magazine. You can add yourself to the database here. (Note: the system is buggy and we don’t provide tech support, so read the uploading directions carefully.)