SIX art events not to miss this weekend in Chicago (May 2-5)

There is always art going on in this great city but starting Thursday, there are some things I do not want to miss this weekend.  Here they are…

1. VIP Lecture and Book Signing by Linc Thelen at the Zhou B Art

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ADVERSITY is the title of Lin Thelen’s solo exhibition at the main gallery of the Zhou B Art Center. Linc will do a gallery walk while discussing the key works in the show. He will also present the book that accompanies the exhibition.

Thursday, May 2, 6:30 pm
Zhou B Art Center
1029 W. 35th Street
Chicago

To RSVP contact the Zhou B Art Center at 773.523.0200 or email info@zhoubartcenter.com

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2. Brave New Art World

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BRAVE NEW ART WORLD is an arts unification movement dedicated to the service of consciousness.

River North gallery district “open house” begins May 2nd, 5-8pm
Find out more at http://bravenewartworld.com/

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3. Elsa Muñoz at Zygman Voss Gallery

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Elsa Muñoz: Transience
Exhibition Runs: April 30 – June 1

Zygman Voss Gallery
222 West Superior St. 1E.
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: ( 312) 787-3300

Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday and Monday: By appointment

For more information, visit the gallery website: http://www.zygmanvossgallery.com

You can read about my visit to Elsa’s exhibition here: https://sergiogomezart.wordpress.com/2013/04/28/elsa-munoz-opens-new-exhibition-at-zygman-voss-gallery/

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4. AXIS 2013 International Art Festival

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AXIS is intent and focused on becoming a leading international contemporary art institution in an array of multimedia art disciplines.

AXIS strives to respect traditional art practices while examining new media with educational overtones.

AXIS is launching a community based art festival in Chicago which stands to anchor important art initiatives for years to come.

AXIS shall bridge the gap between cultures, generations and educational themes and intends on becoming an important entity in the international contemporary art scene.

4011 N Ravenswood Ave.
Chicago. IL 60613

First View
May 3rd Fri 5 pm – 8 pm

http://www.chicagoaxis.com/

Read my interview with Axis Executive Director at: https://sergiogomezart.wordpress.com/2013/04/22/in-sync-with-mi-yeon-kwon-axis-intl-art-festival-interview/ 

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5. Bodies of Memory at Next Theatre

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A collaborative performance written and directed by Chicago artist Ginny Sykes.

May 4 & 5 only

Next Theater
Noyes Cultural Arts Center
927 Noyes Street
Evanston, IL 60201
ph | 847.475.1875

Link to tickets for Bodies of Memory:
http://boxoffice.printtixusa.com/next/eventcalendar
Discount code:  memory
(for students and seniors with ID)

Read my recent interview with Ginny Sykes here: https://sergiogomezart.wordpress.com/2013/04/18/in-sync-with-ginny-sykes-interview/ 

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6. Metamorphosis: Featuring Douglas Stapleton and Vivian van Blerk at Jennifer Norback Fine Art

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Artists Douglas Stapleton and Vivian van Blerk breathe new life into the millennia-old theme of Metamorphosis. Rich in historical reference, the works in this exhibition pay homage to the long tradition of Western civilization with sensitivity, erudition and humor.

JENNIFER NORBACK Fine Art
217 W. Huron (60654)
Tel 773-671-5945
W-Sa 11-6; or by appt.

www.jennifernorbackfineart.com 

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See you around town!
~THE END~

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