Cheri Reif Naselli

Jonathon Gitelson, Matthew Waller and Luke Bartels

“Snakepit: an Installation piece.”

Stan Stevenson of the Skokie Sentinal writes, “Stupendous, Spectacular, Sensational.” Suzy Sausser of the Seattle Star says, “So serendipitous it seemed surly!” Don’t miss it or you’ll be sorry.

Art to Fear: A Juried Group Show

“Art To Fear,” various media

Featuring scary, creepy, spooky, and eerie artwork.


Image by Kurtz

Patricia Otto

“Heads: Encaustic Portraits,” sculptural paintings

Otto’s encaustic paintings move into sculptural forms when applied to found pieces of driftwood. Depicting portraits of people she knows, using melted beeswax with oil painted glazes, the artist creates a deep, luxurious space and texture on wood that she alters to augment the image. Otto’s interest is in combing 2-dimensional illusion onto 3-dimensional objects in a way that may both heighten and disrupt one’s perceptions.

Renee McGinnis

Concerns and Solutions

This exhibition is a follow-up to The ”Chicago Solution Show 2003” held last Feb.and March. The works in this exhibition suggest “Solutions” rather than the mere identification of human made problems. McGinnis’ objective is to serve as a stimulating and provacative catalyst . Her hope is that her work creates a permanent memory in the minds of people who if engaged and inspired by her works will become agents for positive change.

David Bechtol

Untitled Works

A digital photography exhibition with archival Epson UltraChrome prints. This exhibit consists of images from Sicily, Midwestern flora, and panoramic landscapes. The selected pieces are from a larger body of over 3,000 pieces developed over the past two years. I am rarely without my camera. I have always had an interest in photography, and have studied the photographic process over the last 30 years. With my role as a Senior Computer Scientist at a large consulting firm, it was only natural for this to evolve into the digital realm. My penchant for detail directly affects my choice of subject matter, along with my love of nature, or the beauty of man-made form and line which I may stumble upon from time to time within my viewfinder. Great images are always around us. We have to be ready to capture them with our vision and share them with the world. Images were captured with a Sony DSC-F707 5 Megapixel digital camera. Prints were made using an Epson Stylus Photo 2200 printer, Epson archival paper, and UltraChrome archival pigment-based inks.

Allyssa Mullaney

“Body Memories,” oil paintings and ceramic sculptures

An art therapist uses the art process for her own healing through the depiction of loss and her emotional responses to them.