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    LIVE Art Competition and Fundraiser

    Coming this Saturday June 29th during Whiting’s Dino Days, Studio 659 will be hosting a LIVE Art Competition and Fundraiser. Individuals and teams will have from 8am to 2pm to decorate a canvas under the Fandom! theme. Canvas, paint, and basic art supplies will be available. Participation is FREE and every participant gets a free Studio 659 tote bag or t-shirt. BUT we’re keeping the art!! A small jury will choose a winning canvas to receive a $100 prize. All of the created pieces will be auctioned off to raise money for more arts events in Whiting. Participants who want to keep their creation out of the auction must pay…

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    Super Superhero Saturday!

    Superhero Saturday was amazing! We had a lot of great visitors, and you got to meet some of our Fandom! artists. We want to send a big THANK YOU to Creative Comics in Griffith for donating the books we gave away. It’s a GREAT shop – super friendly people who will go out of their way to get you what you need. Check out their facebook page for their constant stream of events and sales: https://www.facebook.com/CreativeComicsStore/. The Artist Alley was a big success, so plan for something similar to happen with our Halloween Exhibit and Wickedly Whiting. Artists with work in the gallery will be welcome to come sell their…

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    Whiting Arts Council Elections

    January was full of changes at Studio 659. The Whiting Arts Council, Studio 659’s governing body, met for annual elections and saw a shift in leadership. We are happy to welcome President Jennifer Young, Vice President Jessica Schmidt, Treasurer Chantene Zichterman, and Secretary Joe Erickson. The Studio is also happy to see that Brian Lowry and Paul Depoy are back as appointed board members. Julio Guerra, Izabela Kucina, Bryan Pirosko, and Jim Sandrick are rounding out the board. WAC is Always looking for more help and support. If you are interested in becoming a member, please contact us at artscouncil659@gmail.com Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on…

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    CALL FOR ART: NIGHTMARE BEFORE THE DAY OF THE DEAD

    STUDIO 659 is now accepting submissions for the “Nightmare Before the Day of the Dead” Exhibit. Media of all kinds are welcome but with each piece the topic must be Day of the Dead/Halloween/Scary/Nightmare-related. This will be a fun show and we expect many submissions, so get your images in soon. Please check out Chicago Artist Resource for detailed requirements. EXHIBIT runs September 25 through November 12, 2016 OPENING RECEPTION: September 25th, 2:00-5:00 p.m. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later…

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    PET PAINTING PARTY — NOVEMBER 12th!!!

    The Pet Painting Party is back! November 12th — 6:00 p.m. Studio 659 – 1413 119th Street, Whiting Cost: $55 Includes all supplies + Donation to Whiting’s Gimme Shelter Reservations required. Please sign up and pay through our website. Instructions will be forwarded to you re: submission of photo of your pet. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend