May 27th 2014

Please join us Tuesday,May 27th at 7pm for an artist talk by Nicholas Wylie. This is the fourth installation of the Lillstreet Artists Lecture Series.

Nicholas Wylie is an artist, organizer, and educator based in Chicago. Currently Artistic Director at Mana Contemporary Chicago, a large new art center in Pilsen, he received his BFA from Carnegie Mellon University, did post-baccalaureate work in Art History at Northwestern University, and received an MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. In 2006 he co-founded Harold Arts, a Chicago-based non-profit arts organization, and was its co-director until early 2010, when he co-founded ACRE (Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions), a 501(c)3 centered around a residency program in rural Wisconsin and an exhibitions program in Chicago. His various artistic practices have haunted galleries in Chicago and beyond for the past ten years.

About the series:
The Lillstreet Art Center is proud to offer a second year of the Lillstreet Artists Lecture Series. Local emerging and mid-career artists, critics, and curators are invited to give 45 minute presentations on their work in the Lillstreet Loft, located down the street from the art center at 4437 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago IL. The Lillstreet Artists Lecture Series is the curatorial project of Gwendolyn Zabicki. All lectures are free and open to the public.

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