Join 2016 Ground Floor artists Yael Ben-Simon (SAIC), Erin Hayden (Northwestern), Monica Nydam (UIC), and Sara Rouse (UChicago) for a discussion about technology’s influence on contemporary painting and their individual artistic practices. This talk will be moderated by Hyde Park Art Center Curatorial Fellow, Lauren Leving.
Body aches, headaches, exhaustion, insomnia, and every day: keeping up with pills. Bitter Pills is a role play board game created by Ground Floor artist, Adrienne Ciskey. Experience a moment in the life with Bitter Pills, and join a discussion with new insight about the real work of chronic illness. This event is free and […]
Join us for this FREE drop in day of art activities and treat the entire family to a chance to explore their creativity at the Art Center! Ground Floor artist Anna Showers-Cruser will be leading a felted bead-making workshop! These can be turned to jewelry or made into a fiber sculpture. We will use simple […]
Hyde Park Art Center is pleased to present Representation vs. Exploitation: A Discussion of Human Form in conjunction with Ground Floor 2016. Led by Alisa Swindell, independent curator and UIC Art History PhD student, Ground Floor artists Jeanne Donegan (Columbia College), Angela Lopez (Northwestern), Meg Nafziger (UIC), Leonard Suryajaya (SAIC), Orkideh Torabi (SAIC), and Derrick Woods-Morrow […]
Maria Gaspar, Brown Brilliance Darkness Matter (Installation detail of current exhibition at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago), 2016, Woven collage on digitally printed dye sub fabric, white stoneware, cone 6, oxidation, brown overglaze on Acapulco furniture To celebrate Ground Floor, gallerist Monique Meloche is curating Hyde Park Art Center’s booth (#813) at the fifth annual EXPO CHICAGO. She […]
1-4 PM: SECOND SUNDAY ART ACTIVITIES Create something fun at the Art Center’s series of free, family friendly art making activities led by Hyde Park Art Center professional teaching artists. 1-3 PM: PUBLIC CRITIQUE, NEW BUSINESS Join exhibiting artists from New Business as they present works, talk about their process, and answer questions. 2-5 PM: […]