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CHAOS AND ORDER

July 14 - August 5, 2018

Opening Reception: Sunday, July 15 from 1 - 4pm

Blase Masini is an abstract artist whose work explores a tension between chaos and order.

Cold wax medium lends itself to rich organic (chaotic) surfaces. By using collage and stencils, Blase introduces order to the organic surfaces that cold wax medium affords him. Now the painting process holds a constant tension between chaos and order that mimics tension he experiences in life.

CHICAGO SCULPTURE INTERNATIONAL: DESIGN IS A VERB

July 27 - August 26, 2018

Opening Reception: Friday, July 27 from 5 - 9pm

Chicago Sculpture International will present its Biennial, “Design is a Verb,” at Evanston Art Center from July 27 to August 26. The show explores the process of art making—is it intuition or is it by design? Curator Alyssa Brubaker posed the question: what does the design process of an artistic object mean when we think about and look at contemporary art, and how might these choices help us to understand the works themselves?

STUDIO EXHIBITION: YOUTH FINE ARTS SUMMER CAMP

August 4 - 24, 2018

Closing Reception: Friday, August 24 from 4 - 6pm

The Evanston Art Center is very excited to offer another great line-up of summer youth art camps! This YFA Studio Exhibition will highlight the creative artwork made by our summer camp students in each of their classes, which includes digital photography, filmmaking, laser engraving, observational drawing, wheel throwing, jewelry making, architecture and more!