Amy O. Woodbury’s 17th Annual Front Yard Art Sale

Saturday, Sunday, September 2nd and 3rd, 9am to 5pm

1931 Colfax Street, Evanston, Il. Rain date September 4th

50+ paintings, drawings and mixed media constructs will be on sale: imagined portraiture, horizons, large-scale abstracts. New this year, THE BARGAIN BIN, a generous selection of sizes and subjects, priced from $20 – $200. Look for the white-washed galleries on the parkway and colorful canvases suspended from the trees. Free admission. Free street parking. Kid and dog friendly. amyowoodbury@gmail.com  http://www.amyowoodbury.com/

Opening Reception At Studio Oh: Tonight, 12/12, In Chicago Arts District

Preacher Man

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

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!

Links

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/

Morpho Gallery: Synergy II

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Morpho Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Synergy II featuring the work of Nancy Pirri and Kathy Blankley Roman. Featuring a blend of acrylic paintings and sculptural works, this multi-media exhibition will highlight the careers of both women, while also debuting their recent work. An opening reception will be held Friday, December 5, from 6-9 pm.

Website: morphogallery.com

The Abstract Show III – Regional, Juried Art Exhibition At Brickton Art Center

Opening Reception For The Abstract Show III At Brickton Art Center, 10/18

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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.

Exhibiting Artists:

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.

LINKS

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:

https://www.artfinder.com/artist/leon-sarantos/artworks/all-about-abstract/