do i really have to remind you….?
LVL3 is proud to present Local Comfort. Local Comfort is a group show featuring over 40 of Chicago’s key local players helping make the community what it is. Kicking off the gallery season highlighting the idea of home Local Comfort brings together work of many mediums to celebrate the diverse range of the makers who call Chicago home.
Leslie Baum | Joseph Belknap | Sarah Belknap | Robert Burnier | Jessica Campbell | Alex Chitty | Nora Chin | Diane Christiansen | Alex Bradley Cohen | Mel Cook | Dan Devening | Oscar I. Gonzalez Diaz | Stephen Eichhorn | Hope Esser | Whit Forrester | Alejandro Jimenez Flores | Joseph Grigely | Magalie Guerin | Molly Hewitt | Daniel Hojnacki | Zachary Hutchinson | Cody Hudson | Sam Jaffe | Annie Kielman | Dave Kruger | Anna Kunz | Chad Kouri | Tony Lewis | Ben Marcus | Jordan Martins | Liz McCarthy | Jeffly Gabriela Molina | Noel Morical | Christopher Meerdo | Roni Packer | Josue Pellot | Jason Pickelman | Cole Pierce | Dan Rizzo-Orr | Soo Shin | Adam Scott | Jenn Smith | Geoffrey Todd Smith | Edra Soto | Sabina Ott | Susan Pasowicz | Frances Roberts | Alex Scott | Tim Stone | Marcela Torres | Allison Wade | Cody Tumblin | Erin Washington | Derrick Woods-Morrow | Brittney Leeanne Williams
Saturday 22 September 2018
Mixtapes for the Next Millennium
Curated by Jordan Martins
September 18 - 28, 2018
The ANNUAL is a yearly sales exhibition celebrating cutting-edge Chicago-based artists. Arranged by a guest curator, The ANNUAL creates an accessible forum for collectors to discover affordable new work and engage directly with its creators.
CAC is pleased to announce that Jordan Martins will curate this year's edition of The ANNUAL. His exhibition, Mixtapes for the Next Millennium, brings together a wide variety of studio practices and backgrounds into proximity with one another to encourage surprising synchronicities or points of overlap between them. The exhibition operates with two notions of the term “mixtape” in mind: 1) an informal compilation of songs that reflect different backgrounds and trans-genre jumps, and 2) the hip-hop use of the term to refer to more raw conjunctions of artists that allow for playful, experimental collaborations or tangents sprouting out of an artist’s more formal output. The freedom and spontaneity of the “mixtape” is embraced here in what kind of work is shown and how it is displayed, eschewing polite spacing between works on white walls for playful molecular combinations that explore how the works of different artists can more directly speak to one another.
ASMA (Matias Armendaris and Hanya Belia)
Sonnenzimmer [Nadine Nakanishi and Nick Butcher]
Brittney Leeanne Williams
Opening Reception, Friday, September 21, 5-8pm
The ANNUAL Breakfast, Friday, September 28, 9-11am RSVP
All events take place at CAC, 2130 W. Fulton St.
Mini Galerie is back after a long summer break with a large group exhibition featuring 15 Artists 30 Works. Among the fifteen artists will be a selection of those we have already worked with in the past, and artists whose work we very much appreciate at this moment. This eclectic exhibition – covering the walls of the gallery – will open on Friday the 7th of September, 18.00-21.00 h.
The line-up includes Thomas Trum, Janine van Oene, Olivier Vrancken, Matthew Allen, Jean Nagai, Cody Hudson, Stephen Smith, Jordy van den Nieuwendijk, Pablo Tomek, Louis Reith, Wasted Rita, Graphic Surgery, Michael Bennett, Kim David Bots and Koen Taselaar.
Would you like to request the preview catalogue? Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some recent works of mine placed in the Ritz Carleton Cleveland by Library Street Collective. The private collection includes work by Scott Reeder, Beverly Fishman, Paul Kremer, Holton Rower, Kelsey Brookes, Russell Tyler, Cody Hudson, and Adrian Falkner.
Some quick Krink doodles to stay loose in the studio...
Excited to be in the Great ideas of humanity show at the Chicago Design Museum. So many good posters in the show including ones by Bob Faust, Chad Kouri, David Sieren, Eileen Tjan, Ivan Chermayeff, James Goggin, Jason Pinkleman, Margot Harrington, Matthew Hoffman, Mike Renaud, Nick Adam, Paula Scher, Renata Graw, Tanner Woodford, Verena Michelitsch and more. Check out info on the show HERE.
Graphic study from the weekend in Wisconsin.