Jan 26th 2019

John Steck Jr: In the Shadow of the Bloom

@ Roman Susan

1224 W Loyola Ave, Chicago, IL 60626

Opening Saturday, January 26th, from 6PM - 9PM

On view through Saturday, February 16th

John Steck Jr: In the Shadow of the Bloom
December 23, 2018 – February 16, 2019

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 26 // 6-9
Hours: Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays 4-7 beginning January 27

In the Shadow of the Bloom at Roman Susan Art Foundation is a two-part exhibition that employs the use of light sensitive emulsions, flora and time. Part A – Repose in Blue – is a set of 8 small-scale Cyanotypes that sit in the windowsill of 1224 West Loyola Avenue. These images are being exposed for the initial 28 days of the exhibition, December 23, 2018 to January 19, 2019. Part B of the exhibition will have the 8 Cyanotype images displayed in their final outcome, alongside three long duration photograms in large wooden floor boxes, exposing onto 40×50 inch paper for 28 days, from January 20 to February 16, 2019. For more information about the process of the project and updates about the work in progress, please visit johnsteckjr.com/blog.

This project is part of One Thing Leads to Another – organized in collaboration with Ralph Arnold Gallery, Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Loyola University Chicago. This series of exhibitions focuses on work concerned with process and transformation, and features artists Rebecca Beachy, Christine Wallers, AJ McClenon, Colleen Plumb, Xiaoqing Zhu, and students from Loyola University Chicago. For more information, please visit romansusan.org/one-thing-leads-to-another.

John Steck Jr. is an artist and educator from Chicago, Illinois. Steck received a BFA from the Massachusetts College of Art & Design and an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. He is a current instructor at Loyola University. For more information, please visit johnsteckjr.com.

For further info: romansusan.org/in-the-shadow-of-the-bloom or contact gallery@romansusan.org

Image from In the Shadow of the Bloom courtesy of John Steck Jr.

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