May 10th 2014

Margaret Wharton: Spirited Vision

@ Riverside Arts Center Freeark Gallery

32 E. Quincy St. Riverside, IL 60546

Opening Saturday, May 10th, from 3PM - 6PM

On view through Saturday, June 14th

The Riverside Art Center is honored to present “Spirited Vision”, a retrospective celebrating the life and work of the late Margaret Wharton. A longtime Chicago‐based artist, Wharton had a prolific and celebrated career. Her work is included in a number of national museums and collections, and she has had a lasting impact on multiple generations of artists.

Margaret Wharton received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1975. She was a founding member of Artemisia Gallery, a cooperative for women artists, in 1972. Selected collections include the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL; the Art Institute of Chicago, IL; the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; the Milwaukee Art Museum, WI; the Whitney Museum of American Art, N.Y.; and the Seattle Art Museum, WA. Wharton’s work is represented by Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL.

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