Food, Glorious Food

Studio 659, a visual arts center in Whiting, IN, a suburb of Chicago, is seeking artwork submissions and project proposals that in some way address food and/or eating. We eat for a variety of reasons: pleasure, hunger, comfort, social ritual. A photograph of a baby eating a lemon, a painting of a family enjoying a feast, a sculpture of a fruit bowl…artists are encouraged to creatively interpret the theme and submit for consideration any work they think might be of interest. Read more…

Studio 659 Announces Spring Classes!

Studio 659 is pleased to present their spring class selection. Classes include several selections for kids ages 6-11, Senior Crafts and Coffee, and Adult Drawing (which is also suitable for older teenagers). All class sessions cost $40 (get a 10% discount if your a member!) and run for 5 weeks. Sessions begin March 30th. Click here for additional information on adult classes or here for additional information on kids classes.

 

 

Studio 659 to Host TRIVIA NIGHT!!

trivia night flyerFriday February 27th at 6:59pm

$5 entry per person

Maximum of 6 participants per group

Bring your own food!

Beverages available for purchase

Jessica@studio659.org for more information

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Geometric Art Show

Studio 659 is hosting a Geometric Art exhibit on display, throughout the month of March. 
All are invited to the opening reception on Friday, March 6, from6:59pm-9pm at Studio 659, 1413 119th St., 46394. 
This exhibit is free and showcases a variety of form and media from local and skillful artists. 

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January 2015 Call for Art!!

One of the many benefits to being a member of Studio 659 is our annual Members Only exhibit. Any subject matter is appropriate, you just have to be a member. If you are interested in submitting but you’re not a member, visit our membership page for details. Artists working in all media and styles of artwork are welcome to submit.

Submissions due:  December 17th (NO late submissions)       

Notifications: December 18th

Delivery of work:  Work must be delivered by December 27th during regular studio hours or shipped at the artists expense. THE STUDIO WILL BE CLOSED ON DEC 25 AND DEC 26. CURATOR WILL MAKE ARRAGMENTS FOR DELIVERY ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS.

Opening: January 2nd 6:59pm-9pm

Show Closes: January 31st

Pick up Artwork: February 6th 7-9pm      Or regular studio hours, after February 6th

 Artists are invited to submit up to 3 JPEG images to: steph@studio659.org 

2-D and 3-D submissions in all media and styles welcomed. Please include an image list in your email with title, media, size, year completed, and price. 

Jpeg files should be named: first initial last name title. e.g.: JSmithFAMILY. Also please denote any special installation needs in your email. 

All 2-D work must be framed and wired. Gallery wrapped canvases do not need framing, but must be wired. 

The Studio retains a 30% commission; please factor this into your retail pricing. 

An artist reception will be held on Friday, January 2nd and all regional artists are strongly encouraged to attend

The gallery reserves the right to decline any accepted artwork upon delivery if the condition or quality is other than represented in the submission. 

Submissions must not have been previously displayed at Studio 659. 

Artists who ship their work must include return shipment. www.studio659.org

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