October 26th - Opening Reception: "Global Reach with Local Vision - Nature without Technology"FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2012 TO FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2012
The founders of BareWalls (The School of the Art Institute's decade and a half long fundraiser), and SAIC Alumni are together creating a visual narrative of images of Nature in and around Chicago. Mel Theobald, Vicky Tesmer, Jim Pryzdia, Jen N. Jessen Lunt, Sophia Pichinos and Scott Okin reflect on the importance of city parks, nature preserves, and the surrounding prairie land. Questions such as: Why does urbanity need the contribution and tranquility of nature to keep its evolving transcendence? What benefits come from our city parks, nature preserves and prairie land? How do they effect us as city dwellers? - are addressed in this exhibition. Photography, painting, drawing and sculpture exhibition.
OPENING:Friday, October 26, 2012 - 6:00pm
SPECIAL EVENT:A question and answer panel will be held with local artists regarding how nature effects their work.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 7:00pm
1837 w. grand ave.
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