‘GrassRoots,’ juried by WMG Executive Director, Deb Flagel, and former WMG Associate Director, Pamela Callahan, includes artworks in all media that expand the definitions of environment and connection. Via painting, photography, video, mixed media and sculpture, 48 artists present ideas of the world and our place in it. Themes explored are vast and intimate spaces, flux and order, ethereal and natural forces, identity, and the systems that define, alter, and form our world(s).
GrassRoots artists include: Colette Wright Adams, Hannah Anderson, Sharon Bladholm, Catherine Bowyer, Jan Brandt, Ruth Burke, Susan Conaty, Michele Corazzo, Renee Couture, Jenni Dickens, Sonja Donnelly, Dorit Jordan Dotan, Lindsey Dunnagan, Jennifer Eicher, Laura Fisher, Sue Goldsmith, Michelle Graves, A. E. Gross, Shirley Guay, Karen Gubitz, Michal Hall, Laurel Hoffer, Lydia Hunn, Kristina Knowski, Rosalie Koldan, Dorothy Krause, Alinta Krauth, Mehves Lelic, Casey Lowry, Bethan McFadden, Jenn Mishler, Al-Qawi Nanavati, Leah Oates, Linnea Pergola, Leyla Puskar, Alice Revelski, Jennifer Rich, Laura Phelps Rogers, Farah Salem, Sabine Senft, Beth Shadur, Amanda VanValkenburg, Tali Weinberg, Cynthia Weiss, Georgia Lang Weithe, Lisa Whiting, Chai Wolfman, Xiaoqing Zhu.
The opening reception for the ‘GrassRoots’ is on Friday, May 5, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. Works are on display through June 17, 2017. The closing reception will take place on Saturday, June 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. In addition, a literary reading, ‘Environments: Where We Find Ourselves,’ will take place at WMG on Sunday, June 11th from 1 to 3 p.m. All events are free and open to the public.
Woman Made Gallery, 685 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60642.