Sep 15th 2012

We are pleased to inform you of an upcoming group exhibition, Insignia, featuring recent work by Chicago-based artists, Jan Pieter Fokkens, Jeffery Cote de Luna and Mike Nudelman.

These artists share a reverence and optimism for the reproduced image. Appropriating popular and often recognizable imagery from news websites, scientific articles and art history textbooks, they re-charge and reconstruct seemingly ubiquitous images with paint and pen.

We hope that you’ll join us for the opening reception:

Saturday, September 15th, 5.30 – 9pm,

3012 S. Archer Fl.1, Chicago, IL, 60606. P. 773.575.8287 CTA: Ashland- Orange Line


Jan Pieter Fokkens received a B.F.A. from Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, The Netherlands in 2005 and an M.F.A. in Painting from the National University of Ireland Galway in 2007. His work has exhibited in Amsterdam at W139 and Galerie De Praktijk and in Chicago at Peter Miller Gallery and Zolla Lieberman Gallery. He has a solo show at The University Club of Chicago in March, 2013. In addition to numerous private collections, his work is in public collections such as the Akzo Nobel Art Foundation. Jan Pieter works at Ann Nathan Gallery in Chicago.


Jeffery Cote de Luna received a B.F.A. from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1980 and an M.F.A. from the Yale University School of Art in 1982. His work has been exhibited nationally in numerous solo and group exhibitions. Jeffery’s awards include a Visual Arts Residency at the Ragdale Foundation, an Illinois Arts Council Chairman’s Grant, a Ford Foundations Materials Grant and several research and support grants from Dominican University. He travels extensively and has lectured throughout the United States and abroad. He has been a professor of painting and drawing at Dominican University since 1993.


Mike Nudelman received a B.F.A. in Printmaking from Cornell University in 2007 and an M.F.A. in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2009. He has exhibited work in group exhibitions in Chicago at numerous venues including the Union League, Sullivan Galleries, Devening Projects + Editions, Julius Caesar, Hungryman Gallery, The Hyde Park Art Center and Thomas Robertello Gallery and has had solo exhibitions with Thomas Robertello Gallery and The Salon Series. He currently has work in the traveling group exhibition, Where My Cones At?, which last exhibited at Double Break in San Diego and has an upcoming solo exhibition this fall with Thomas Robertello Gallery.

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