Fall Arts Guide 2009: Art Listings 

Heartland Machine (digital sketch of a work in progress), by Design 99

Heartland Machine (digital sketch of a work in progress), by Design 99

SEPTEMBER

tuesday 9/8

Black Walnut 220 N. Aberdeen: Abstraction of Spirit Work by John Pugh, Deb Stewart, and Cynthia Lee. 9/8-10/1.  Thu-Sat 1-7 PM, 312-286-2307.

thursday 9/10

Columbia College Glass Curtain Gallery 1104 S. Wabash: RE:figure Work by Edna Dapo, Amber Hawk Swanson, Betsy Schneider, Stacia Yeapanis, and others. Reception Thu 9/10, 5-8 PM. 9/8-10/30.  Mon-Wed and Fri 9-5, Thu 9-7, 312-369-6643.

Spertus Museum 610 S. Michigan: What Does It Say To You? A smattering of objects and objets d'art spanning two millennia. Reception Thu 9/10, 5:30-8 PM. 9/10-3/14.  10:30 AM-3 PM on alternate Sundays starting 9/13, 312-322-1724, spertus.edu/museum, $7, $5 students and seniors, kids under five free.

friday 9/11

Anode 718 W. 18th: No Such Thing as Separate Events Work by Ruben Aguirre Jr. Reception Fri 9/11, 6-10 PM. 9/11-9/25.  Fri 6-10, Sat noon-7, 312-666-6160.

Antena 1765 S. Laflin #1R: James Jankowiak. Reception Fri 9/11, 6-10 PM. 9/11-10/10.  Sat noon-5, 773-344-1940.

Andrew Bae 300 W. Superior: Jae Ko Paper sculptures. Reception Fri 9/11. 9/11-10/10.  Tue-Sat 10-6, 312-335-8601, andrewbaegallery.com.

Russell Bowman 311 W. Superior #115: Intense Work by Roger Brown, Ray Johnson, Elizabeth Murray, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke, Marc Quinn, David Salle, and others. 9/11-10/31.  Fri-Sat 10 AM-5:30 PM, 312-751-9500.

Dubhe Carreño 118 N. Peoria 2nd fl: Skin Work by Thomas Schmidt; this is the inaugural exhibition for the newly reopened gallery. Reception Fri 9/11, 5-8 PM. 9/11-11/7.  Tue-Sat 10:30-5:30, 773-931-6584.

Aldo Castillo 675 N. Franklin: Luis Fernando Uribe. Reception Fri 9/11, 5:30-8:30 PM. 9/11-10/10.  Tue-Sat 11-6, 312-222-0774.

Center for Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College 1104 S. Wabash: Pearl of the Snowlands Buddhist printing from the Derge Parkhang, a traditional printing temple in Tibet, plus photos and videos of the temple. Reception Fri 9/11, 5-8 PM. 9/11-12/5.  312-344-6600.

Melanee Cooper 740 N. Franklin: Headlong Past and Fast Forward Paintings by Alicia LaChance. Reception Fri 9/11, 5-8 PM. 9/11-10/31.  Thu-Sat 11-4, 312-202-9305.

The Family Room 1821 W. Hubbard #202: Family View Work by Paul Elledge, Leasha Overturf, and Jo-Nell Sieren. Reception Fri 9/11, 7:30 PM-midnight. 9/12-9/13, noon-5:30 PM, then by appointment through 10/4.  312-265-6406.

Gallery KH 311 W. Superior: Color Works on paper by Carolyn Cole and Hans Hofmann. Reception Fri 9/11, 5-8 PM. 9/11-10/20.  Mon-Fri 10-5:30, Sat 11-5, 312-642-0202.

Josef Glimer 207 W. Superior: A Collection of Gallery Artists Featuring work by Thom Kapheim, Brian Divis, and Mira Hermoni-Levine. 9/11-11/14.  Tue-Sat 11-6, 312-787-4640, josefglimergallery.com.

Habatat 222 W. Superior: Group Show. Reception Fri 9/11, 5-7 PM. 9/11-10/31.  Tue-Sat 11-5, 312-440-0288.

Rhona Hoffman 118 N. Peoria: You're My Favorite Kind of American Work by Luis Gispert. Reception Fri 9/11, 5-7 PM. 9/11-10/10.  Tue-Fri 10-5:30, Sat 11-5:30, 312-455-1990.

I Space 230 W. Superior, 2nd fl: The Museum of Contemporary Phenomena Presents a Broadside Project Regarding the Fear of Growing Old Part of the Glue Factory, a public dialogue and exhibition; Every Body: Visual Resistance in Feminist Health Movements, 1969-2009 Reception Fri 9/11, 5-7 PM. 9/11-10/10.  Tue-Sat 11-5, 312-587-9976.

Intuit 756 N. Milwaukee: Freaks and Flash Vintage circus banners featuring tattooed performers; early tattoo flash (designs) by artists including George Burchett, Sailor Jerry, and Tatts Thomas; and other ephemera. Reception Fri 9/11, 5-8 PM. 9/11-1/9.  Tue-Sat 11-5 (Thu till 7:30), 312-243-9088.

Kasia Kay 1044 W. Fulton Mkt: Perception Paintings by Kim Curtis. Reception Fri 9/11, 6-9 PM. 9/11-10/10.  Wed-Fri 11-5:30, Sat 11-5, 312-492-8828, kasiakaygallery.com.

Leigh 3306 N. Halsted: John Park Abstract paintings. Reception Fri 9/11, 6-9 PM. 9/11-9/27.  Wed-Mon 11-6, 773-472-1865, theleighgallery.com.

Logsdon 1909 S. Halsted: Esoteric Entitlements Group show. 9/11-10/3.  Sat noon-5, 312-666-8966.

Anne Loucks 1046 W. Fulton Mkt: Stephen Dinsmore Paintings. 9/11-10/20.  Wed-Sat noon-5, 312-733-4700.

Thomas Masters 245 W. North: Marie Vickerilla Paintings. Reception Fri 9/11, 6-9 PM. 9/11-10/4.  Wed-Fri noon-6, Sat 11-6, Sun noon-5, 312-440-2322.

Packer Schopf 942 W. Lake: Replicators Paintings by Robert Horvath; Growing Up Photographs by Karen Savage. Reception Fri 9/11, 5-8 PM. 9/11-10/10.  Tue-Sat 11-5:30, 312-226-8984.

Maya Polsky 215 W. Superior: Closer to Me Than Myself Work by Gabriela Morawetz. Reception Fri 9/11, 5:30-8 PM. 9/11-10/23.  Tue-Fri 10-5, Sat 10:30-5, 312-440-0055.

Portals 742 N. Wells: Stealing From the Masters Paintings by Ginger Fox. 9/11-12/19.  Daily 10-5, 312-642-1066.

Thomas Robertello 939 W. Randolph: Translation Work by Molly Springfield. Reception Fri 9/11, 5-8 PM. 9/11-10/17.  Wed-Sat 11-6, 312-421-1587.

Byron Roche 750 N. Franklin, suite 201: Lisa Erf and Jeremy Vajda Collages and paintings. Receptions Fri 9/11 and 10/8, 5-8 PM. 9/11-10/14.  Tue-Fri noon-6, Sat 11-6, 312-654-0144.

Roots and Culture 1034 N. Milwaukee: Women Work by Craig Doty. Reception Fri 9/11, 6-9 PM. 9/11-10/31.  Thu 4:30-7, Fri 4-7, Sat noon-6, 773-235-8874.

Judy Saslow 300 W. Superior: Permeations Work by Jason Rohlf. Reception Fri 9/11, 5-8 PM. 9/11-10/9.  Tue-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5:30, 312-943-0530.

Schneider 230 W. Superior: Hiding in the City Artist Liu Bolin uses paint to disguise himself in photographs of his native China. Reception Fri 9/11, 5-7:30 PM. 9/11-10/31.  Tue-Fri 10:30-5, Sat 11-5, 312-988-4033.

360See 1924 N. Damen: Quilted Portraits and Stitched Scenes Work by Luke Haynes, Gillian Bates, and Alexandra Walters. Reception Fri 9/11, 6-9 PM. 9/11-11/1.  Mon-Sat 10-7, Sun 11-5, 773-698-6340.

Walsh 118 N. Peoria, 2nd fl: Trash Work by Vivan Sundaram. Reception Fri 9/11, 5-8 PM. 9/11-11/21.  Tue-Sat 10:30-5:30, 312-829-3312.

Linda Warren 1052 W. Fulton Mkt: Painters Painting Work by Stanley Lewis, Jeremy Long, Don Southard, and Megan Euker. Reception Fri 9/11, 6-9 PM. 9/11-10/10.  Tue-Sat 11-5, 312-432-9500, lindawarrengallery.com.

David Weinberg 300 W. Superior #203: Social Landscape Documentary photography by Dylan Vitone, Jay Wolke, and James Griffioen. Reception Fri 9/11, 5-8 PM. 9/11-10/31.  Tue-Sat 10-5:30, 312-529-5090.

Western Exhibitions 119 N. Peoria, suite 2A: Vomitromiton Paintings, drawings, and collages by Paul Nudd exploring fake vomit; Dan Attoe. Reception Fri 9/11, 5-8 PM. 9/11-10/10.  Wed-Sat 11-6, 312-480-8390.

Tony Wight 119 N. Peoria: On Sinking Drawings by Robyn O'Neil. Reception Fri 9/11, 5-8 PM. 9/11-10/31.  Tue-Sat 11-5, 312-492-7261, tonywightgallery.com.

saturday 9/12

Carrie Secrist 835 W. Washington: As We Live and Breathe Group show featuring work by Phyllis Bramson, Antonia Contro, Joy Episalla, Judith Geichman, David Lefkowitz, Carolyn Ottmers, David Maisel, and Dietrich Wegner. Reception Sat 9/12, 4-7 PM.  Tue-Fri 10:30-6, Sat 11-5, 312-491-0917, secristgallery.com.

Hungry Man 2135 N. Rockwell: 20 Eyes Photos by Evan Jenkins and Virgil Wong. 9/12, 6-11 PM.  773-360-1208.

Loyola University Museum of Art 820 N. Michigan: Back to the Future Fifty-six paintings and drawings by Alfred Jensen, Charmion von Wiegand, and Simon Gouverneur that "examine the similarities" among the three artists. 9/12-11/15.  312-915-7600, Tue 11-8, Wed-Sun 11-6, $6 suggested donation, $5 seniors, free students and kids under 14, Tuesdays free.

sunday 9/13

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art 2320 W. Chicago: Wasyl Kacurovsky and Alexandra Kowerko. 9/13-10/25.  Tue-Sun noon-4, 773-227-5522, $5 suggested donation.

thursday 9/17

The Coop 845 W. Fulton #201: Eric Ellis Silk screens. Reception Thu 9/17, 6-10 PM. 9/17-10/20.  312-602-3335.

friday 9/18

Chicago Art Source 1871 N. Clybourn, 2nd fl: Body Language Work by Francine Turk. Reception Fri 9/18, 7-9 PM. 9/18-10/30.  Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5, 773-755-8358.

33 Collective 1029 W. 35th: Alice McMahon White. Reception 9/18, 7-10 PM. 9/18-10/10.  Mon-Thu 10-1, Fri 10-7, 708-837-4534, 33collective.com.

4Art 1932 S. Halsted #100: Re-Grand Opening Work by Robin M. Rios, Agnieszka Kulon, Melissa Kolbusz, Magdalena Lis, Robet C. Anderson, and others. 9/18, 7-10 PM.  Tue-Sat 10-6, 312-850-1816.

saturday 9/19

Art Institute of Chicago 111 S. Michigan: On the Scene Work by Jason Lazarus, Wolfgang Plöger, and Zoe Strauss. 9/19-1/24.  Mon-Fri 10:30-5 (Thu till 9), Sat-Sun 10-5, 312-443-3600, artic.edu, $12; $7 children, students, seniors; free kids under 12; free Thu 5-9.

Home Gallery 1407 E. 54th: Travelling Work by Patrick Fitzgerald. 9/19-10/11.  By appointment, info@thelarch.org.

Lillstreet 4401 N. Ravenswood: Drink: Functional Forms for Every Libation Ceramic drinking vessels. Reception Sat 9/19, 3-6 PM. 9/14-10/11.  Mon-Thu 10-7:30, Fri-Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5, 773-769-4226, lillstreet.com.

Vega Estates 723 W. 16th: Group show Curt Bozif, Matthew Metzger, Amy Adler, Vince Leo, Sharon Lockhart, and others. Sat 9/19, 6-10 PM.  773-852-9665.

sunday 9/20

Hyde Park Art Center 5020 S. Cornell: Spigot An indoor and outdoor video projection by Jason Salavon. Reception Sun 9/27, 3-5 PM. 9/27-1/17.  Mon-Thu 9-7, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-1, 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org.

Renaissance Society University of Chicago, 5811 S. Ellis: Polonia and Other Fables Photographs by Allan Sekula. Reception Sun 9/20, 4-7 PM. 9/20-12/13.  Tue-Fri 10-5, Sat-Sun noon-5, 773-702-8670.

tuesday 9/22

Block Museum of Art Northwestern Univ., 40 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston: Elephant Skull Etchings by Henry Moore of an elephant skull, produced in the 1960s and printed as an album in 1970. 9/22-12/13.  Wed-Fri 10-8, Sat-Sun noon-5, 847-491-4000.

friday 9/25

Block Museum of Art Northwestern Univ., 40 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston: An Attitude Toward Reality Drawings, collages, prints, and paintings by Robert Motherwell from the Walker Art Center's collection. 9/25-12/6.  Wed-Fri 10-8, Sat-Sun noon-5, 847-491-4000.

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College 600 S. Michigan: Reversed Images Group show of photographs of Shanghai, including work by Olivo Barbieri, Cao Fei, Hu Yang, Shi Guorui, Su Chang, Isidro Blasco, and others. Reception Thu 9/24, 6-8 PM.  Mon-Fri 10-5 (Thu till 8), Sat noon-5, 312-663-5554, mocp.org.

saturday 9/26

Fest Fest See Best Bet. 9/26-9/27, Julius Caesar, 3144 W. Carroll, 2G, juliuscaesarchicago.com.

Randolph Street Market Festival The Chicago Antique Market, with 150 vendors selling furnishings, housewares, clothing, jewelry, and more, and the Indie Designer Market, where you can buy directly from the designers and artists; there are also several smaller markets.  9/26-9/27, Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Sun 10 AM-4 PM, at Plumbers Hall, 1340 W. Washington, randolphstreetmarket.com, $10, $8 advance, $5 students, free kids under 13 and Sat 3-5 PM, Sun 2-4 PM.

saturday 9/26

Believe Inn 2043 N. Winchester: Not If, But When Work by installation artist Trevor Reese. Reception Sat 9/26, 6-10 PM. 9/26-10/31.  By appointment, 312-919-0036.

OhNo!Doom 2955 W. Lyndale: Trophy Plush sculptures by Lana Crooks. Reception Fri 9/26, 6-10 PM. 9/26-10/25.  Tue and Thu 7-10 PM, Sat noon-4 PM, 312-576-1917, ohnodoom.com.

sunday 9/27

Hyde Park Art Center 5020 S. Cornell: Shanghype! In conjunction with Reversed Images at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, videos depicting Shanghai culture by Olivo Barbieri, Mathieu Borysevicz, Bu Hua, Cao Fei, Sun Xun, and others, 9/27-12/13; Loop An installation by Friedhard Kiekeben, 9/27-1/10; Piecework Work by Joanne Trestrail. Reception Fri 9/27, 3-5 PM. 9/27-1/17.  Mon-Thu 9-7, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-1, 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org.

OCTOBER

thursday 10/1

Black Walnut 220 N. Aberdeen: Represented Work by Rex Sexton, Daniel Nolan, Hilary Wagner, Mike Mahoney, and Robert Wayner. 10/1-11/30.  Thu-Sat 1-7 PM, 312-286-2307, blackwalnutgallery.com.

Chicago Calling Arts Festival Local artists from a range of disciplines present work made in collaboration with artists from other states and countries.  Through 10/11, various times, prices, and locations, chicagocalling.org.

Smart Museum of Art Univ. of Chicago, 5550 S. Greenwood: Heartland See Best Bet. Reception Thu 10/1, 5:30-8 PM, with performances and a debate about contemporary art as it relates to geographic regions. 10/1-1/17.  Tue-Fri 10-4, Sat-Sun 11-5, 773-702-0200.

friday 10/2

ARC 832 W. Superior #204: Collaboration Annual members' show. Reception Fri 10/2, 6-9 PM. 9/30-10/23.  Wed-Sat noon-6, Sun noon-4, 312-733-2787.

Experimental Station 6100 S. Blackstone Whoop Dee Doo! Kansas City act Whoop Dee Doo teams up with local talent to create a family-friendly faux public access show. Costumes encouraged. Fri 10/2, 5-10 PM.  773-241-6044.

Fill in the Blank 5038 N. Lincoln: For the Time Beings Paintings by Rachael McHan and video by Dustin Covert. Reception Fri 10/2, 7-11 PM. 10/2-10/31.  Mon-Fri 4-8, Sat 11-5, 773-878-1750.

Loyola Univ. Crown Center Gallery 1001 W. Loyola, 2nd fl: Nervenet Work by Henrik Drescher. Reception Fri 10/2, 5:30-7:30 PM, with a talk by Drescher at 7 PM. 10/2-11/14.  Mon-Fri 10-7, Sat-Sun noon-4, 773-508-3811.

Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair  Fri 10/2, 11 AM-8 PM, Sat 10/3, 11 AM-6 PM, Sun 10/4, 11 AM-5 PM, and Mon 10/5, 11 AM-3 PM. Preview Thu 10/1, 5:30-8:30 PM ($50), Merchandise Mart, 350 N. Orleans, 800-677-6278, merchandisemartantiques.com, $15.

saturday 10/3

Barbara & Barbara 1021 N. Western: With Our Forces Combined Collaborations by Josh Sigmon and Kid Douche, Onsmith and Nudd, and Cheri Charlton and Genevieve Waller. Reception Sat 10/3, 7-10 PM. 10/3-10/18.  By appointment, 773-578-5781.

Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington: Challenging Vision A 60-year retrospective of work by local photographer Barbara Crane, 10/3-1/10; After the Storm Photos by Jane Fulton Alt of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, 10/3-12/27.  Mon-Thu 8-7, Fri 8-6, Sat 9-6, Sun 10-6, 312-744-6630, chicagoculturalcenter.org.

Finestra 410 S. Michigan #516: Diverging Mergers Installation by Karen Tichy and Brenda Thomas. 10/3-10/30.  Fri-Sat 2-6, 847-977-0526.

Hyde Park Art Center 5020 S. Cornell: Just Good Art Work by more than 100 Chicago artists, including Brian Dettmer, Howard Fonda, Matthew Girson, Carol Jackson, Gary Justis, Vera Klement, and David Lozano. Live auction Sat 10/24, 7 PM, $35. 10/3-10/24,.  Mon-Thu 9-7, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-1, 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org.

Lillstreet 4401 N. Ravenswood: Open House Free workshops, kids' activities, and open studios. Sat 10/3, noon-5 PM, Sun 10/4, noon-4 PM.  Mon-Thu 10-7:30, Fri-Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5, 773-769-4226, lillstreet.com.

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E. Chicago: Minotaur Film by Daria Martin. 10/3-2/7; Maria Gaspar. 10/3-11/1.  Tue 10-8, Wed-Sun 10-5, 312-280-2660, mcachicago.org, $12, $7 students and seniors, free kids 12 and under and members of the military, free Tuesdays.

Spudnik Press 1821 W. Hubbard, suite 308: Strangers Prints by Sanya Glisic and Mischa Kegan. noon-10 PM.  312-532-0304, spudnikpress.com.

sunday 10/4

Chicago Printmakers Collaborative 4642 N. Western: The Exquisite Matrix Collaborative print series by local artists inspired by the idea of the "exquisite corpse." Reception Sun 10/4, 1-4 PM. 10/4-10/31.  Fri-Sat noon-5, 773-293-2070.

Evanston Art Center 2603 Sheridan Road, Evanston: Once Upon a Time and Now Group show. Reception Sun 10/4, 1-4 PM. 10/4-11/8.  Mon-Thu 10-10, Fri-Sat 10-4, Sun 1-4, 847-475-5300.

tuesday 10/6

Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington: Mind and Anti-Mind Work by Project Onward artist David Blaisdell. 10/16-11/16.  Mon-Thu 8-7, Fri 8-6, Sat 9-6, Sun 10-6, 312-744-6630, chicagoculturalcenter.org.

thursday 10/8

Spertus Museum 610 S. Michigan: Heirlooms at Auction Alyssa Quinlan of Leslie Hindman Auctioneers lectures about the special position of personal collections at auctions. Thu 10/8, exhibition viewing 5:30-6:15 PM, lecture 6:15-7:15 PM.  312-322-1724, spertus.edu/museum, $7, $5 students and seniors, kids under five free.

friday 10/9

Avram Eisen 5202 N. Damen: Bert Menco and Danny Mansmith. Reception Fri 10/9, 5-10 PM. Gallery talk by Menco Thu 10/15, 7:30 PM. 10/9-10/28.  Tue-Fri 10-7, Sat noon-5, 773-271-3008, avrameisengallery.com.

Chicago Mosaic School 1800 W. Cuyler: Reveal work by Sue Coombs, Margy Cottingham, Laura Rendlen, and Wendy Gray Raven. Reception Fri 10/9, 6-9 PM. 10/9-11/25.  Tue-Fri noon-3, Sat-Sun 11-2, 773-975-8966.

Logsdon 1909 S. Halsted: Jack Girard and Lawrence Tarpey Collage, paintings, and drawings. 10/9-11/7.  Sat noon-5, 312-666-8966.

Morpho 5216 N. Damen: Ian Sherwin and Peggy McNamara. 10/9-10/30.  Thu-Fri 1-6, Sat noon-6, 773-878-4255, morphogallery.com.

Hungry Man 2135 N. Rockwell: Liquid Gold Clothing by Ogi Merzier Designs. 7-11 PM.  773-360-1208.

saturday 10/10

Art Institute of Chicago 111 S. Michigan: Playing with Pictures Victorian photocollage combining photos with watercolors to create "whimsical and fantastical" creations; James Castle: A Retrospective Drawings, books, and other work. 10/10-1/3.  Mon-Fri 10:30-5 (Thu till 9), Sat-Sun 10-5, 312-443-3600, artic.edu, $12; $7 children, students, seniors; free kids under 12; free Thu 5-9.

Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington: Rosilene Ludovico Paintings and drawings; Josue Pellot. 10/10-1/3.  Mon-Thu 8-7, Fri 8-6, Sat 9-6, Sun 10-6, 312-744-6630, chicagoculturalcenter.org.

Lillstreet 4401 N. Ravenswood: Dan Anderson and Robert Archambeau. Reception Fri 11/6, 6-10 PM. 10/10-11/8.  Mon-Thu 10-7:30, Fri-Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5, 773-769-4226, lillstreet.com.

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E. Chicago: Three Perspectives and a Short Scenario Site-specific installation and other work by Liam Gillick, 10/10-1/10; Italics Italian art from 1968 to the present, copresented with the Palazzo Grassi in Venice, 10/10-2/14; It Is What It Is: Conversations About Iraq Work by Jeremy Deller intended to stimulate discussion about the current political situation in Iraq, 10/10-11/15.  Tue 10-8, Wed-Sun 10-5, 312-280-2660, mcachicago.org, $12, $7 students and seniors, free kids 12 and under and members of the military, free Tuesdays.

sunday 10/11

Packer Schopf 942 W. Lake: Industry of the Ordinary Thirty-nine "cultural workers," including Dawoud Bey, Inigo Manglano-Ovalle, Tony Tasset, Natasha Egan, and Paul Klein, each display or perform a work based on one of 39 verbs, randomly assigned by Adam Brooks and Mathew Wilson. Sun 10/11, 5-8 PM.  Tue-Sat 11-5:30, 312-226-8984.

friday 10/16

Aldo Castillo 675 N. Franklin: Lorna Marsh. Reception Fri 10/16, 5:30-8:30 PM. 10/16-11/28.  Tue-Sat 11-6, 312-222-0774.

Around the Coyote Fall Arts Festival Annual art festival with visual art, readings, film screenings, theater, music, and more. Detailed information not available at press time.  Through Sun 10/18.

4Art 1932 S. Halsted #100: 404 Error: File Not Found Group show. Reception Fri 10/16, 7-10 PM. 10/16-11/1.  Tue-Sat 10-6, 312-850-1816.

Packer Schopf 942 W. Lake: Damn Nation Woodblock prints by Curtis Readel; David Buckingham Metal work; Allegiance Sculptures and crocheted flag work by Jerry Bleem. Reception Fri 10/16, 5-8 PM. 10/16-11/14.  Tue-Sat 11-5:30, 312-226-8984.

Smart Museum of Art Univ. of Chicago, 5550 S. Greenwood: Space + Values = Place A lecture by Northwestern professor Bill Savage about the relationship between place and the creative process. Fri 10/16, noon; registration required, 773-702-2351 or kristypeterson@uchicago.edu.  Tue-Fri 10-4, Sat-Sun 11-5, 773-702-0200, smartmuseum.uchicago.edu.

33 Collective 1029 W. 35th: Interaction Group show. Reception 10/16, 7-10 PM. 10/16-11/14.  Mon-Thu 10-1, Fri 10-7, 708-837-4534, 33collective.com.

Western Exhibitions 119 N. Peoria, suite 2A: Rock Gardens Paintings by Melissa Oresky; Superfreaks Drawings by Eric Lebofsky. Reception Fri 10/16, 5-8 PM. 10/16-11/13.  Wed-Sat 11-6, 312-480-8390, westernexhibitions.com.

Woman Made Gallery 685 N. Milwaukee: Beatrice Fisher; Looking South. 10/16-11/12.  Wed-Fri noon-7, Sat-Sun noon-4, 312-738-0400, womanmade.org.

saturday 10/17

Antena 1765 S. Laflin #1R: Open studios Work by Jenny Priego, Miguel Cortez, and Jaime Mendoza. Sat-Sun 10/17-10/18, noon-7 PM.  773-344-1940.

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E. Chicago: Liam Gillick Curates the MCA Collection Works from the MCA's collection selected by Gillick to complement his solo survey exhibition. 10/17-1/10.  Tue 10-8, Wed-Sun 10-5, 312-280-2660, mcachicago.org, $12, $7 students and seniors, free kids 12 and under and members of the military, free Tuesdays.

sunday 10/18

Hyde Park Art Center 5020 S. Cornell: (Re) Collect Group show of work by HPAC faculty. 10/18-2/14.  Mon-Thu 9-7, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-1, 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org.

thursday 10/22

The Coop 845 W. Fulton #201: Jenny Kendler Drawings. Reception Thu 10/22, 6-10 PM. 10/22-11/17.  312-602-3335, coworkchicago.com.

friday 10/23

Antena 1765 S. Laflin #1R: Zombie: A Mindless Affair Group show exploring zombies with work by Deborah Boardman, Ann Toebbe, Harold Mendez, Paul Nudd, Noah Berlatsky, Vladimir Kharitonsky, and others. Reception Fri 10/23, 6-10 PM. 10/23-11/21.  Sat noon-5, 773-344-1940.

Anne Loucks 1046 W. Fulton Mkt: Dennis Campay Paintings. 10/23-12/8.  Wed-Sat noon-5, 312-733-4700.

Thomas Robertello 939 W. Randolph: John Delk. 10/23-12/5.  Wed-Sat 11-6, 312-421-1587.

saturday 10/24

Barbara & Barbara 1021 N. Western: The Trunk Show Group show. Sat 10/24, 7-10 PM.  773-578-5781.

Zygman Voss 222 W. Superior: Aliza Nahor Paintings and poetry. 10/24-11/30.  312-787-3300, zygmanvossgallery.com.

Second Bedroom Project Space 3216 Morgan: After Effects Sculpture and other work by Thad Kellstadt; Side Effects An installation by Jesse McLean in the Medicine Cabinet portion of the space. 7-11 PM.  secondbedroom.project@gmail.com.

wednesday 10/28

ARC 832 W. Superior #204: Group show Work by Chiyeko Yuki, Forrest Solis, and Nancy Legner. Reception Fri 10/30, 6-9 PM. 10/28-11/20.  Wed-Sat noon-6, Sun noon-4, 312-733-2787.

Spertus Museum 610 S. Michigan: The Top of Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree, Amsterdam 2008 Video by Jason Lazarus, the third exhibit in Ground Level Projects, a year-long series of works in the front lobby by various artists. 10/28-1/17. 312-322-1724, spertus.edu/museum.

friday 10/30

Avram Eisen 5202 N. Damen: Colette Wright Adams and Janet Metzger. Reception Fri 10/30, 5-10 PM. 10/30-11/24.  Tue-Fri 10-7, Sat noon-5, 773-271-3008, avrameisengallery.com.

Roy Boyd 739 N. Wells: Metamorphoses Abstract paintings by Brigitte Riesebrodt. Reception Fri 10/30, 5-8 PM. 10/30-1/5.  Tue-Sat 10-5:30, 312-642-1606, royboydgallery.com.

Gallery KH 311 W. Superior: Uncommon Times, Common Places Work by Scott Addis. Reception Fri 10/30, 5-8 PM. 10/30-12/1.  Mon-Fri 10-5:30, Sat 11-5, 312-642-0202.

NOVEMBER

tuesday 11/3

Wright 1440 W. Hubbard: Timeless Sculpture by Constantin and Laurene Boym. Reception Tue 11/3, 6-9 PM. 11/3-11/14.  Daily 10-5, 312-563-0020.

wednesday 11/4

Eel Space 2846 W. North #1A: Geoffrey Hamerlinck. 11/4-12/6.  Sun 1-4, Wed 4-7, 312-550-6360, eelspace.wordpress.com.

friday 11/6

Andrew Bae 300 W. Superior: Gapchul Lee Photographs. 11/6-12/5.  Tue-Sat 10-6, 312-335-8601, andrewbaegallery.com.

Russell Bowman 311 W. Superior #115: David Smith. 11/6-1/9.  Fri-Sat 10 AM-5:30 PM, 312-751-9500.

Fill in the Blank 5038 N. Lincoln: Choose Your Own Adventure Prints and paintings by Gretchen Huffman. Reception Fri 11/6, 7-11 PM. 11/6-11/28.  Mon-Fri 4-8, Sat 11-5, 773-878-1750, fillintheblankgallery.com.

Habatat 222 W. Superior: Dale Chihuly. Reception Fri 11/6, 5-8 PM. 11/6-12/31.  Tue-Sat 11-5, 312-440-0288.

SOFA Chicago The annual Sculpture Objects and Art Fair features ceramics, furniture, jewelry, and other art from about 100 galleries and dealers.  Fri-Sat 11/6-11/7 11 AM-8 PM, Sun 11/8 noon-6 PM; opening night Thu 11/6, 7-10 PM, $50. Navy Pier, Festival Hall, 600 E. Grand, 773-506-8860, sofaexpo.com, $15, $25 for a three-day pass.

360See 1924 N. Damen: Iron Pastorals Work by Curtis Frillmann. Reception Fri 11/6, 6-9 PM. 11/6-12/15.  Mon-Sat 10-7, Sun 11-5, 773-698-6340, 360seegallery.com.

Schneider 230 W. Superior: Magic Realism Digitally altered photographs by Jamie Baldridge and Sergio Fasola. Reception Fri 11/6, 5-7:30 PM. 11/6-1/2.

Spudnik Press 1821 W. Hubbard, suite 308: MEAT: A Print Exchange Work by more than 20 artists exploring the theme "meat." 7-10 PM.  312-532-0304, spudnikpress.com.

Ukrainian National Museum 2249 W. Superior: Tatijana Jacenkiw Pastels. Reception Fri 11/6, 7 PM. 11/6-11/22.  Thu-Sun 11-4, 312-421-8020, ukrainiannationalmuseum.org.

saturday 11/7

Art Institute of Chicago 111 S. Michigan: Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts from Britain to Chicago Ceramics, furniture, metalwork, textiles, and more by artists including William Morris, Charles Robert Ashbee, Gustav Stickley, and Frank Lloyd Wright. 11/7-1/31.  Mon-Fri 10:30-5 (Thu till 9), Sat-Sun 10-5, 312-443-3600, artic.edu, $12; $7 children, students, seniors; free kids under 12; free Thu 5-9.

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E. Chicago: Haptic and Lisa Slodki Collaborative audiovisual work. 11/7-11/29.  Tue 10-8, Wed-Sun 10-5, 312-280-2660, mcachicago.org, $12, $7 students and seniors, free kids 12 and under and members of the military, free Tuesdays.

sunday 11/8

Hyde Park Art Center 5020 S. Cornell: Close Encounters Work by eight artists from New Zealand, Cuba, and the U.S. 11/8-1/24.  Mon-Thu 9-7, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-1, 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org.

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art 2320 W. Chicago: Andrij Kovalenko. 11/8-1/17.  Tue-Sun noon-4, 773-227-5522, $5 suggested donation.

friday 11/13

Logsdon 1909 S. Halsted: Mark Winter and Beth Borjarsky Sculpture and paintings. 11/13-12/5.  Sat noon-5, 312-666-8966.

monday 11/16

Lillstreet 4401 N. Ravenswood: Gift Box: The 34th Holiday Show. 11/16-12/31.  Mon-Thu 10-7:30, Fri-Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5, 773-769-4226, lillstreet.com.

wednesday 11/18

Art Institute of Chicago 111 S. Michigan: Deceptively Simple Work by designer Konstantin Grcic. 11/18-1/10.  Mon-Fri 10:30-5 (Thu till 9), Sat-Sun 10-5, 312-443-3600, artic.edu, $12; $7 children, students, seniors; free kids under 12; free Thu 5-9.

friday 11/20

4Art 1932 S. Halsted #100: Fall Exhibition Group show. Reception Fri 11/20, 7-10 PM. 11/20-12/1.  Tue-Sat 10-6, 312-850-1816.

Loyola Univ. Crown Center Gallery 1001 W. Loyola, 2nd fl: The Joyous Revolutionary Screen prints by Sister Mary Corita Kent. Reception Fri 11/20, 5:30-7:30 PM. 11/20-1/23.  Mon-Fri 10-7, Sat-Sun noon-4, 773-508-3811.

Packer Schopf 942 W. Lake: On TV, Off TV Paintings by Ann Ponce and photography by Maria Ponce; Chicago Monuments Paintings by Karen Perl. Reception Fri 11/20, 5-8 PM. 11/20-12/23.  Tue-Sat 11-5:30, 312-226-8984.

33 Collective 1029 W. 35th: Steve Sherrell. Reception Fri 11/20, 7-10 PM. 11/20-12/12.  Mon-Thu 10-1, Fri 10-7, 708-837-4534, 33collective.com.

Western Exhibitions 119 N. Peoria, suite 2A: Nicholas Frank Paintings; Joe Hardesty Large-scale drawings. Reception Fri 11/20, 5-8 PM. 11/20-12/31.  Wed-Sat 11-6, 312-480-8390, westernexhibitions.com.

Woman Made Gallery 685 N. Milwaukee: Family Album; Cross Pollination. 11/20-12/17.  Wed-Fri noon-7, Sat-Sun noon-4, 312-738-0400, womanmade.org.

saturday 11/21

Barbara & Barbara 1021 N. Western: Self Portraits Group show. Reception Sat 11/21, 7-10 PM. 11/21-1/18.  By appointment, 773-578-5781.

friday 11/27

Finestra 410 S. Michigan #516: Redefining What's Possible Installation by Glenn N. Doering. 11/27-12/24.  Fri-Sat 2-6, 847-977-0526.

Listings compiled by Julia Thiel

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