Final Week of the Abstract Show

On Friday the Brickton Art Center had its exhibit opening for their fourth annual Abstract Show.

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Several FUSEDChicago artists were represented, so it was also a fun gathering of friends.

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Curated by Ahavani Mullen, the show had a variety of media represented.

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The show runs through July 29. The art center is located at 306 Busse Hwy, Park Ridge, IL 60068.

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Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 am to 5 pm, Fridays from 9 am to 4 pm, and Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm (closed on Sundays).

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I enjoyed the vibrance of color choices and the contrast of whimsy vs. more serious themes.

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FUSEDChicago artists represented are: Carol Hamilton, Rebecca Stahr, Carol L. Meyers, Pat Lagger and Cindy Lesperance.

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Representing other art mediums are Jordan Acker Anderson, Patrick Carr, Brian Franczyk, Jung J. Jae, Megan Woodard Johnson, Kathryn Kane, Guntis Lauzums, Julia Levin, Ara Lucia.

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As well as Mark P. McKernin, Jane Michalski, Bridget Mullen, Mark J. Palmeri, Adriana Poterash, Sara Risley, Kat Rodriguez, Camille Silverman, and Courtney E. Thayer.

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There was lots of texture to admire.

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Kenna Delmar’s work played shadowgames.

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Josh Anderson also incorporated shadow effects in his work.

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Tim Abel’s installation added a festive element.

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Established in 1997, Brickton Art Center is a non-profit organization serving the people of Park Ridge and surrounding communities through creative outreach services in art therapy, art education and exhibitions.

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In addition to exhibits, they provide art therapy programming for community organizations and diverse art education for adults, teens and children.

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Check out their Web site for future events.

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