May 19th 2017

Curators Create

@ Bridgeport Art Center

1200 W 35th St, Chicago, IL 60609

Opening Friday, May 19th, from 7PM - 10PM

On view through Friday, July 7th

CURATORS CREATE presents work by artists who currently serve (or have served in the past) as curators at a major art center, gallery, museum, college, university, or other exhibition venue. The process of selecting the artist/curators for this exhibit has shown that there are many artist/curators in this region who could be part of such a show in addition to the ten whose work is represented in this exhibit. CURATORS CREATE could become a biennial event at BRIDGEPORT ART CENTER.

Each of the artists in this exhibit is serving, or has served, as curator at an arts center, gallery, museum, or college/university, including:
Art on Armitage Window Gallery (Mary Ellen Croteau)
The Art Center in Highland Park (Charles Gniech)
Gallery 180 of The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago (Charles Gniech)
Zhou Bros Art Center (Sergio Gomez)
Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art (Stano Grezdo)
Bridgeport Art Center (Lelde Kalmite)
Noyes Cultural Arts Center (Alan Leder)
Evanston Art Center (Alan Leder)
Concordia University Chicago, Ferguson Art Gallery (Betty Ann Mocek)
The National Museum of Mexican Art (Dolores Mercado)
Fermilab Art Gallery (Georgia Schwender)
Chicago State University (Joyce Owens)

The public is invited to meet and dialogue with some of the most influential members of Chicago’s art community in what is sure to be a thrilling exhibit. The opening reception is scheduled for Friday, May 19TH from 7 – 10 PM. Entry is free and complimentary wine and refreshments are served. Upon arrival, guests can park in the North Lot and enter using the NORTH ENTRANCE.

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