Tag Archives: Front & Center 2014

Front and Center – Closing Reception and Public Critique

Sunday December 14th, 2pm. Join the entire group of Center Program artists as they present their individual projects and take questions about their works and the exhibition. Here is an example of one of the Center Program artist projects, a video by Casey Smallwood called “The Center” (2014, Performance, Video, Duration: 35:22

Free Share – Part of the “Free Museum” by Caitlin Ryan

Join the Free Museum for a lively afternoon of a creative bartering exchange. Free Share is an open public market where participants are invited to trade, for example, a cookie recipe for a book, or a poem for a dance lesson. The Free Trade Program is an opportunity to examine and discuss shared values as […]

Clinical Work by Steve Juras

Monday Oct 6th, Nov 3rd, Dec 1st. 3-5pm Join artist Center Program artist Steve Juras as he continues work on Clinic, an evolving performance of a multi-layered dissection. Guests are encouraged to share their own responses to the work in addition to learning about the artist’s process and use of unconventional materials. Guests can also […]

The Artist’s Process: From Concept to Realization to Presentation

Sunday November 16th, 2:00 PM Center Program artists discuss and answer questions about the program, how the pieces in the show were made, and working with a curator (Tricia Van Eck).  Join Center Program artists Janet Krehbiel Pieracci, Beth Kamhi, Christine La Rue, Lisa Jenschke Stephens, Sadie Woods, Karen Hirsch, Christopher Saclolo, and Juarez Hawkins.

Speed Artist Talk – Part of the “Free Museum” by Caitlin Ryan

Thursday November 13th, 6-8pm The Free Museum presents an evening of Speed Artist Talks, featuring the Artists of the 2014 Center Program. Guests are invited to meet each participating Center Program artist, and hear a 5-minute artist talk. After hearing from each artist, guests are invited to meet with an artist they connected most and […]

November 9, 2014 – Second Sunday

The Free Museum will join forces with the Hyde Park Art Center from 2:30 – 4 p.m. for a free Second Sunday drop in class.  Participants are invited to attend an afternoon of learning about curating and hanging art.  They will create a mini exhibition of their work to display from the October 12th Second […]

Clinical Work by Steve Juras

Monday Oct 6th, Nov 3rd, Dec 1st. 3-5pm Join Center Program artist Steve Juras as he continues work on Clinic, an evolving performance of a multi-layered dissection. Guests are encouraged to share their own responses to the work in addition to learning about the artist’s process and use of unconventional materials. Guests can also monitor […]

How Art May Be Suited to Telling An Alternative Story

Monday October 13th, 2:00 PM (Columbus Day, CPS closed) Talk for youth of all ages (possibly connect to an onsite course as well), with Center Program artists Janet Krehbiel Pieracci, Christine La Rue, Lisa Jenschke Stephens, and Juarez Hawkins.

October 12, 2014 – Second Sunday

Join Artist Elke Claus to CREATE your own greeting cards! Participants will print their own cards by hand. After sketching a design in pencil, they will carve it into a styrofoam block. These will then be inked up and pressed onto card stock. This is a great activity for tapping into the creative side of […]