Happiness Happens at Studio 659 is a curated group show from August 12 to September 24, 2011. The opening reception is on Friday, August 12, from 7 to 9 PM. Studio 659 is located 20 minutes outside of Chicago in NW Indiana in the Historic Downtown District of Whiting, Indiana at 1413 119th Street. The theme, of course, is what makes you happy? Artists are exhibiting their expressions of happiness, joy, elation or whatever expresses “feel-good vibes” in their artwork. Leon Sarantos’ paintings for the exhibit are Pleased Young Girl and Woman Wading in Barra de Navidad. The gallery is open Thursday & Friday Noon – 7 pm and Saturdays 10 AM- 2 PM.