Tag Archives: Chicago Painters and Artists’ Group

Anticipating my first pop-up

We’re busily preparing for the upcoming Pop-Up show Paola’s Vinum is hosting on Saturday. Jennifer Yang curated the show and selected the five of us from the Chicago Painters and Artists’ Group to display our work for one night only. We will bring our art pieces to Paola’s Vinum, 328 S. Jefferson St., Chicago, IL 60661 […]

A studio visit with Lauren Levato

“This Saturday, 14 unsuspecting souls will be coming to visit my studio …dunh, dunh, duuuuunnnnnhhhhhh!” ~ Lauren Levato   This was the warning posted on Lauren Levato’s Facebook page, incidentally the  day after my sister-in-law announced it was Health Care Decisions day and urged everyone to get their living will in order. Now if I […]

Artrageous Art Walk

This weekend a few Chicago Painters and Artists‘ members explored the Artrageous art walk. Our meeting point at Hanig’s Slipper Box had two mixed media dimensional pieces. Gone but Not Forgotten assemblage piece by Shel Beugen It was a chilly overcast day, but the rain stayed away and entering the various stores helped us stay […]

Digital Art Demonstration

In this digital age, we praise the tools new gadgets provide us with and the efficiency they generate, but we also lament the projected demise of non-digital methods and the tactile experience they hold for us. Some even presume that our reliance on modern technology makes us ‘lazy’ and keeps us from learning the skills […]

Art Share February

Saturday was a lovely day. The sun was out, I did some reading about artists, and then stepped out for a journal-making demo. It was surprisingly simple, but I am holding off on supplies until I take a bookbinding class later this spring. Being in a crafty mood, I perused Tom Thumb where I had such […]

Radvent: Comfort and a comfortable studio tour

Radvent Comfort by Princess Lasertron

“I love geeking out on art while drinking wine.” ~ Jennifer Yang, Meetup organizer On December 2 I visited a painting and sculpting studio with a local Meetup group. I first met this lovely group at the Ravenswood Art Walk. Vitruvian Art Studio offers drawing, painting, sculpture and anatomy classes. It took me a while […]

Friday Fun: Ravenswood Art Walk

Last Saturday I joined a new Meetup group for the Ravenswood Art Walk. It was lovely to meet local artists and discuss the artful life with them, while being inspired by other artists during their open houses. The highlight of the tour was sitting in an old airstream caravan. Perched on a rooftop, we enjoyed […]

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