Saturday, May 30, 2009

Tamara Wasserman will be showing a painting entitled "WAITING"

This small canvas is an experiment in letting two realities coexist. It explores curiosity, lack of definition versus precision, hiding in order to reveal, the familiar and the unknown.

Technique: Pencil, watercolor and acrylic on canvas, May 2009
Join us this evening for the Galaxie's 3rd annual Square Foot Show
featuring live entertainment, and over 80 pieces of original artwork by artists from across the country
Friday May 29 7-10pm

Monday, May 18, 2009

Ellen Roth Deutsch: Focus 4: A Close Look at 4 Illinois Women Artists

Ellen Roth Deutsch: Exhibition & Talk

Ellen Roth Deutsch is exhibiting drawings and beadwork as part of Focus 4: A Close Look at 4 Illinois Women Artists at the State of Illinois Museum, Chicago Gallery. In this exhibit, four curators picked an artist for separate gallery installations. Deutsch will show drawings from Echoes of a Fragile Life and beaded organs from the Heartbeat collection.

Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery
Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph, Suite 2-100, 312-814-5318
June 1 – Aug. 7
Reception: Friday, June 12, 5:30-7:30 pm.
(After 6:00 use LaSalle St. Entrance)

Ellen Roth Deutsch, who has a scientific background, will do a presentation on the connection between Dr. Gail H. Deutsch’s (her daughter) research on the fetal development of organs and the influence it had on the development of some of the beaded organ pieces in the Heartbeat collection. This presentation is sponsored by Science Chicago.

For more information contact:
Judith Lloyd Klauba, Tel: 312-814-5322; E-mail:

Jeanine Hill-Soldner exhibit at the Barrington Area Library

Solo Fine Art Exhibit by Algonquin artist Jeanine Hill-Soldner presents:

“Travels with My Palette”

Exhibition dates: May 29 – July 18, 2009

Artist Demonstration: “Artist’s Colors, a Brief History”
Tuesday, June 16, 7 p.m. – 9 p. m.

Artist Reception: Friday June 12, 2009 – 7:00- 9:00 p. m.

At left: "Flower Girls, Bali, Indonesia" oil on canvas, 14" x 22" diptych.


Barrington Area Library
505 N. Northwest Highway
Barrington, IL 60010-3399


Gallery Hours:
Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p. m.
Saturday- 9:00 a. m. – 5 p. m.
Sunday – 1 p. m. – 5 p. m.
Information: 847-382-1300

Algonquin artist Jeanine Hill-Soldner will exhibit her newest works consisting of colorful oil paintings depicting a portion of her world wide-travel experiences. Some of the travel destinations represent Bali, London, Paris, Italy, Germany, and Ireland. Many of the paintings are smaller than the artist’s signature large oil paintings. These colorful and inspiring paintings provide an intimate view of the world from an artist’s perspective.

Ginny Sykes at Ogilvie/Pertl Gallery

Opening Reception: May 1, 5:30pm – 8:30 pm.

Ogilvie/Pertl Gallery is introducing two works by Ginny Sykes, Untitled in Twenty-five Parts and Homage to Oriana Fallaci, as part of their larger exhibition schedule. This work will also be included in an upcoming solo exhibition.

Ogilvie/Pertl Galler435 E Illinois St.
Suite 151, Chicago, IL 60611
Tel: 312.321.0755

Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 11 am – 6 pm; Sunday, 12 pm – 5 pm.

Exhibit Dates: May 1 – July 31, 2009

Untitled in Twenty-Five Parts, 2008, Mixed media, 60" x 45"

May 2009: CWCA Member Announcements

CWCA Member News & Announcements

For more information, Member of the Month profile on the CWCA website:

Michele Williams announces her watercolor paintings and pins are now for sale on an ongoing basis at the Andersonville Galleria 5247 N. Clark and at Flourish Studios 3020 N. Lincoln Avenue in Lakeview. Michelle will be in a group Art Show at August House Gallery 2113 W. Roscoe in Roscoe Village May 3-17. A wine and cheese reception will be held from 1-5 pm on May 3 and 17. She will also be participating in the Art of the Library Show in the Columbia College Library at 624 S. Michigan 3rd floor through May 15th.

Michele Williams invites you to the following musical performances of her Woodstock Ensemble Class from the Old Town School of Folk Music:
Sunday, May 3rd at 5pm our graduation concert at 909 W. Armitage
Saturday, May 30 we will be singing at the Old Town School's Bob Dylan birthday bash.
Saturday, July 11th at 5pm we will be singing at the Gazebo one block south of the OTS during their two day Folk and Roots Festival.
Friday and Saturday, August 14 and 15 we will be singing at the Woodstock Festival concert at the OTS, additional performers at these events as well.
Please contact me for more information about these events:

Ruth Migdal's "La diva" has been chosen for the Lakefront sculpture Exhibit in Lincoln Park for one year. It is being fabricated in steel and will be 8' tall. Oakton College's Koehnline Museum has placed "Juno" a 7 1/2 foot tall bronze sculpture in an atrium at a new art section at their Skokie campus campus. Ruth will also have a a small bronze sculpture in an exhibit at Woman Made Gallery opening May 1st from 6 to 9 P.M.
Visit Ruth's new web site, and/or Ruth invites your feedback!