Sep 24th 2021


@ Southspace

1109 E 55th Street, Chicago, IL 60615

Opening Friday, September 24th, from 6 PM - 9 PM

On view through Friday, October 22nd

PARENT|ARTIST exhibition at Southspace

Southspace is a new art venue in Hyde Park! It is located at 1109 E 55th Street between Insomnia Cookies and Te’amo Boba Bar on the University of Chicago campus.

Southspace is hosting their first show, “PARENT|ARTIST,” open now through October 22nd, Monday through Friday from 3:00-6:00 PM and by appointment. An artist’s reception will be held from 6:00-9:00 PM on Friday, September 24th.

“PARENT|ARTIST” features artwork by artists who are parents or other parental figures. Parents who are artists (or artists who are parents) often take an alternate path in the art world with different experiences, opportunities, challenges, and barriers. This show celebrates artists who have taken that path with a selection of local parent-artists. Southspace was started by Clara and Christian Clarke, Hyde Park residents who are foster parents and Resident Heads at the University of Chicago. Christian is a stay-at-home dad (and an artist) and Clara is a social worker in a Trauma Intensive Care Unit.

“PARENT|ARTIST” featured artists:
Nina, @asteeleart
Tracy Marie Taylor, @tracymtaylor⁠
Lorimar Matos, @byoodeart⁠
Janet Trierweiler, @jtrierweilerart⁠
Rhiannon Yandell, @linear_chaos⁠
Vel Kalum, @velkalum⁠
Christian Clarke, @herbie_clarke⁠

Artwork can be purchased in advance or while visiting the show at
Southspace is an art and technology exhibition and creative learning space. Their goal is to provide exhibition space for artists and groups of artists and art/technology experiential learning for youth and young adults. Southspace focuses on exhibiting youth artists, art students, art educators, and emerging artists.

For further information:

1109 E 55th Street
Chicago, IL 60615

Official Website

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