Colleen Plumb – Layers of Context & Experience

For the better part of the past two decades, Colleen Plumb has examined the complex relationship we hold with animals from various points of view. In 2011, Plumb published Animals are Outside Today, and is currently working upon a series of works, Thirty Times a Minute, that looks at ... Read more

Revisiting Matt Siber’s Floating Logos

Revisiting Matt Siber's Floating Logos by Madison Scheel I was first introduced to Matt Siber’s Floating Logos series in a color photography course this fall. The rich color of the images are dotted with floating icons identifying advertising practices commonly found in the Midwest. "Denny's", 2005, struck me initially. The vibrant ... Read more

University of St. Francis H.S. Regional Art Exhibit

ILLINIOIS HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITION January 2nd through 23rd, 2018 Reception: Saturday, January 20, 2018, NOON to 2:00 P.M. The USF Gallery presents The University of St. Francis Art & Design Department Illinois High School Art Competition & Exhibition. The exhibit spans through the university’s gallery and the 3rd and 4th floors ... Read more

Chris Hodge @ USF Art Gallery opens 11/10/17

University of St. Francis Art Gallery presents: Chris Hodge: The Obsessive Narrative On view: October 26 - December 1 Artist Reception: Friday, November 10, 2017, 6-8pm Chris Hodge works intuitively, incorporating various symbols and thoughts into his artwork. Influenced by such artists as Ivan Albright, Albrecht Durer and Hieronymus Bosch, his art tells ... Read more

Ben Baker Billington – Sonic Explorations & Bedroom Productions

There are few musicians as dedicated to advancing Chicago's DIY and experimental music efforts as Ben Baker Billington. From his multiple sonic collaborations to his solo endeavors to his omnipresent being at even the most obscure of shows in one of the Windy's fleeting music venues, Billington's refreshing energy ... Read more

The Bleak Post-Humanism of Blade Runner 2049

The Bleak Post-Humanism of Blade Runner 2049 directed by Denis Villeneuve adapted from the works of Philip K. Dick With a budget estimated at $150 million and a lackluster initial showing at the box office, some may deem the follow-up to the classic 1982 sci-fi thriller Blade Runner directed by Ridley Scott ... Read more

Jake Acosta – Variety Informs & Colors the Other

Whether playing with Famous Laughs, working through sonic investigations with ADT or developing new solo works, Jake Acosta continues to demonstrate an adept nature on par with his diverse understanding of the intersection of experimentation and music. This week, The COMP Magazine visited Acosta in Logan Square to discuss ... Read more

Bob Thall – Navigating Chicago and Beyond

With a cool methodical patience, Bob Thall has spent more than 40 years photographing Chicago and its environs. Long known as the quintessential documentarian of the city's urban landscape, in recent time Thall has expanded his oeuvre through traveling to and photographing in a variety of American city centers. ... Read more

Focus Exhibit @ USF 9/5/17

Focus University of St. Francis Art Gallery 25 East Van Buren Street Joliet, Illinois, 60432 Exhibition Dates: September 5 – October 12, 2017 Artist Lecture: Thursday, September 7, 10:00 a.m. The University of St. Francis Art Gallery welcomes INTERSECT Collective Artists, Carol Hamilton, Joe Isacson, Jeffrey Sevener and Kathleen Sullivan-Isacson. Together the present and explore ... Read more

Barbara Eberhard: An Alternate View @ USF Gallery

Barbara Eberhard: An Alternate View University of St. Francis Art Gallery 25 East Van Buren Street Joliet, Illinois, 60432 Exhibition Dates: July 17 - August 25, 2017 Closing Reception: Friday, August 25, 6-8PM Barbara Eberhard, adjunct lecturer of photography at University of St. Francis exhibits a collection of her Gum Bichromate prints in Barbara Eberhard: ... Read more
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