SHOUT!

“SHOUT”  Opening  Fri.  July 21,  6-9pm

This exhibition brings together a host of voices, culminating in a collaborative SHOUT! for justice, democracy, and equality.

As political passions sweep the country, public expression has taken the form of marching, petitioning, donating, writing to congress…. While ARC Gallery encourages all these voices of outrage and resistance, the gallery is particularly committed to supporting creative expression as a vital and essential avenue of engagement as well.

EXHIBITING ARTISTS:

Sobia Ahmad
Jenny Balisle
Heather Beardsley
Lisa Bjornstad
Laurie Borggreve
Jordan Ferranto
Nancy Fritz
Francesca Gagliano
Stano Grezdo
Karen Hanken
Michael Hubbard
Lyle Kleinhans
Ryan Lewis
Song Park
Monica Quist
Caison Wang
Margi Weir
Yiqing Zhang

JUROR:

PATRICIA NGUYEN was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She is a performance artist, educator, and scholar. She has performed at the NHA SAN collective in Vietnam, the Mission Cultural Center in San Francisco, Links Hall, Oberlin College, Northwestern University, University of Massachusetts Boston, Prague Quadrennial, and Museum of Memory and Human Rights in Chile.

Patricia has worked in the United States, Vietnam, Brazil, and the Philippines with over 15 years experience working in arts education, community development, and human rights. She has facilitated training and workshops with The Fulbright Program, American Center at the U.S. Embassy in Vietnam, Jane Addams Hull House, Christina Noble Foundation, Social Workers Association in Vietnam, Vietnamese American Young Leadership Association in New Orleans, Asian Human Services, and 96 Acres on issues ranging from forced migration, mental health, youth empowerment, and language access. Patricia has published work in the Harvard Kennedy School’s Asian American Policy Review and The Methuen Drama Anthology of Modern Asian Plays edited by Siyuan Liu and Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr. She is the co-founder and executive director of Axis Lab, a community-centered art, food, and design studio in Chicago.

 


Exhibition dates:     July 16 – August 12, 2017

Gallery hours:     Wed-Sat 12-6pm    Sunday 12-4pm

$10.00 ARC BIRDHOUSE FUNDRAISER

 

$10.00 BIRDHOUSES WILL BE FOR SALE AT THE GALLERY UNTIL DEC. 17, 2016
ARC Gallery & Educational Foundation is holding a
fundraiser to coincide with our upcoming Home Exhibition. ARC is selling artist designed, painted and otherwise enhanced small birdhouses to support the work of it’s educational arm. These unique birdhouses are available at $10 each. Get a piece of art, an ornament for your tree, a gift for a colleague or just a little fun for yourself.

HOME

 Home:  (hom) n. 1. One’s dwelling place; abode of one’s family.  A place where one flourishes, is most typically found or originates w. One’s abode after death; the grave.  3. The abiding place of one’s affection, esp. domestic affections.  4. Ones native land or place.  6.  The social unit or center formed by a family living together.
 Opening Reception: Friday, December 2, 6-9pm
image by Newbold Bohemia
Jurors’ choices–   Best in Show: Frank Ishman                Honorable Mentions: Kathleen Eaton, Ellen Freyer, Karen Musgrave, Zhiyuan Yang