Preacher Man, by Leon Sarantos
Join us this Friday! Come celebrate the latest exhibition at Studio Oh in Pilsen. Then explore 30+ creative spaces for 2nd Fridays Gallery Night in the Chicago Arts District.
When: You’re invited to the opening reception this Friday, December 12, from 6 – 10 PM. It is free and open to the public. Enjoy light refreshments and see vivid, engaging artwork.The art is on display until Sunday, January 18th.
What: “Who’s Afraid Of Red” – The exhibit features an exuberant burst of art that explores the color red. Twenty-five artists from metro Chicago are participating. My abstract figurative art, Preacher Man and Young Lady With Long Pipe is in this exhibit, curated by Pam Hamilton.
Where: Studio Oh is in Pilsen in the heart of the Chicago Arts District at 1837 S. Halsted Street, Chicago. Hours: Tuesdays and Saturdays from 1 PM till 6 PM. Outside of these hours, you are welcome to make an appointment. Phone: (773) 474-1070.
Young Lady With Long Pipe – Limited edition fine art print.
2nd Fridays Gallery Night in the Chicago Arts District
The Chicago Arts District hosts 2nd Fridays Gallery Night, the monthly opening receptions at the galleries and artists’ studios centered around South Halsted and 18th Streets in Chicago. The event begins at 6:00pm and runs til 10pm.
Come visit the 30+ creative spaces in the Chicago Arts District at South Halsted and 18th Streets as they showcase an exciting display of art and artists from Chicago and beyond. This unique art community opens its doors, free of charge, and lets you get up close and personal with the art and artists. Pick up a map at the information center at 1821 S. Halsted and explore the city’s most vibrant art community, the Chicago Arts District, where people meet ART!
To see more of my figurative art, check out http://www.leonsarantosartist.com/art-gallery/figurative-paintings/
Young Lady With Long Pipe – This Limited edition fine art print is also available at Artfinder https://www.artfinder.com/product/young-lady-with-long-pipe/
Studio Oh Website: http://www.art-studio-oh.com/
Chicago Arts District website: http://chicagoartsdistrict.org/
Opening Reception For The Abstract Show III At Brickton Art Center, 10/18
Loopy Llama, Sunrise On Wooded Lake, Jumping Jack – By Leon Sarantos
Join us this Saturday! Come celebrate the latest gallery exhibition at the Brickton Art Center.
When: The opening reception is on Saturday, October 18 from 4 PM to 7 PM, free and open to the public. Enjoy light refreshments and see some great abstract artwork.The art is on display from October 14 – November 22.
What: The third annual abstract exhibit: The Abstract Show III, is at Brickton Art Center. With Darrell Roberts as juror this year, I’m looking forward to quite a show. Darrell is a noted, contemporary abstract expressionist. With over 100 artists applying from five states, I am very pleased that three of my paintings were selected.
Where: Brickton Art Center is located at 306 Busse Hwy, Park Ridge, Illinois. 60068. Open daily Mon – Thu: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm; Fri: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm; Sat: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, with a parking lot available. You are very welcome to visit the exhibit.
About Brickton Art Center. Established in 1997, the Brickton Art Center serves the people of Park Ridge and the surrounding communities through creative outreach services in art therapy, art education and exhibitions. Phone: 847 823 6611.
Veronica Allen, Libertyville, IL – Heather Brammeier, Peoria, IL- Greg Britton Glenview, IL- Veronica Bruce, Chicago, IL- Michael Burmeister, Evanston, IL- RoseMarie Calderisi, Park Ridge, IL- Lexygius Calip, Chicago, IL- Andre Daugavietis, Chicago, IL- Rebecca DeGraw, Chicago, IL- Linda DeViller, Oak Park, IL- Tony DiBenedetto, Mt Prospect, IL- Tom Dieschbourg, Park Ridge, IL- Virgi Driscoll, Oconomowoc, WI – Susan Elster-Jones, Oak Park, IL- Brett Evangelista, Chicago, IL- Brian Franczyk, Park Ridge, IL- Doug Frohman, Chicago,IL- Paula Frohman, Chicago,IL- Walter A. Fydryck, Chicago, IL- Allen Giedraitis, Park Ridge, IL- Matthew Gilboy, Chicago, IL- Kaitlyn Gilham, Chicago, IL- Pedro Gonzalez, Des Plaines, IL- Magdalene Gorecki-Eisenberg, Chicago, IL- Janet Hamilton, Orland Park, IL- Carole Hennessy, Chicago, IL- Kristy Hughes, Bloomington, IN- Lisa Hutler, Portage, WI- Kay Jelinek, Sheboygan, WI- Zelene Jiang, Chicago, IL- Jessica Jokhi, Chicago, IL- Danielle Jones, Evanston, IL- Rachel Joyce, Chicago, IL- Kathryn Kane, Park Ridge, IL- Judy Katz, Lincolnwood, IL- Rick Katz, Lincolnwood, IL- JoAnn Kennedy, North Barrington, IL- Jude Kitts, Glenview, IL- Joey Korom, Chicago, IL- Eric Kraybill, Northfiled, IL- Timothy S Kump, Joliet, IL- Kori Levy, Glenview IL- Paige Mostowy, Bloomington, IN- Kevin Nance, Chicago, IL- Margaret Newman, Chicago, IL- Grant Newman, Lyons, IL- William Oistad, Wilmette, IL- Mark J Palmeri, Des Plaines, IL- Jill Pinsky, Park Ridge, IL- Anne Puotinen, Chicago, IL- Marie Rakoczy, Park Ridge, IL- David Richards, Chicago,IL- Ron Rutkowski, Chicago, IL- Leon Sarantos, Chicago, IL- Martin Sitta, Berwyn, IL- Barbara Skiba-Poniatowski, Crystal Lake, IL- Sarah Starling, Chicago, IL- Sara Surgi, Wilmette, IL- Sharon Swidler, Chicago, IL- Steve Thimmig, Sheboygan Falls, WI- Melissa Urbonas, Chicago, IL- Cedric van Eenoo, New York City, NY- Jan Van Leijenhorst, Evanston, IL- Mary Wagner, Chicago, IL- Thomas Waters, Chicago, IL- Dave Watkins, Milwaukee, WI – Sara Willadsen, Chicago, IL- Cynthia Wold, Valparaiso, IN- Agnieszka Zawisza, Warsaw, PL- Candace Wark & Shirley Nannini Chicago, IL.
Brickton Art Center http://www.bricktonartcenter.org/gallery-new/
To see more of my abstracts, check out http://www.leonsarantosartist.com/art-gallery/abstract-and-non-objective-paintings/
My art is also on Artfinder, which is a curated online gallery based in London:
Celebrate Chicago Artists Month at Ravenswood ArtWalk This Weekend, Oct 4-5.
The Ravenswood ArtWalk is always an exciting event and is part of Chicago Artists Month. This year it stretches from Addison to Lawrence and showcases over 300 artists in the galleries and warehouses along Ravenswood Avenue!
You are invited to see my art at the thirteenth annual Ravenswood ArtWalk again this year. including digital art from my series, Steel Giants Of The Heartland, as well as paintings including cityscapes, landscapes, abstract and figurative art.
Steel Giants Of The Heartland, by Leon Sarantos
Where: My art is at 4043 N. Ravenswood Avenue in Chicago on the first floor.
When: This weekend, Saturday, Oct 4, 11-7PM and Sunday, Oct. 5, 11-6PM
What: I am displaying my oil paintings and digital art in several genres – if there is an artwork you would especially like to see, let me know as I am still selecting them. You can check out the rest of my website for possible selections at http://www.leonsarantosartist.com
Ravenswood ArtWalk Features Music & Food – Not just for visual artists! Live music, craft beer and food trucks, and an urban craft beer garden! Hope to see you there.
For more about the ArtWalk, check out http://ravenswoodartwalk.org/