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January 22, 2017

Winners of the 5th Annual Bridgeport Art Competition

On Friday January 20, nine artists received cash awards totaling $3,000 in the Bridgeport Art Center’s Fifth Annual Art Competition.
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Building News
January 8, 2017

Creative Furnishings – Call for Entries

Call for entries for exhibition opening November 17, 2017. Deadline September 1, 2017.
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Building News
November 3, 2016

Inspired by Social Issues – Notes from the Curator

Click here to read thoughts by curator, Lelde Kalmite about the latest exhibition on the 4th Floor Gallery running November 18-January 6, 2017.
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Building News
August 23, 2016

Hard to Believe – Notes from the Curator

Bridgeport Art Center’s exhibition “Hard to Believe”, which opened on August 19, features work by artists who have participated in (and most have won prizes at) one of Bridgeport’s regional competitions since 2012.
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April 26, 2016

Winners Announced at Bridgeport Art Center: 2nd Annual Art Educators Show

Hundreds of enthusiastic friends and relatives celebrated on Friday evening, April 15, along with artist/educators at the opening reception and awards ceremony for the 2nd Annual Art Educators Exhibition at Bridgeport Art Center.
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March 25, 2016

The Artist Behind the Education: 2nd Annual Art Educator Show and The Senior Portfolio Show

Bridgeport Art Center, The Illinois Art Education Association & The Illinois High School Art Exhibition Present a Celebration of Art Education in Illinois with Two Simultaneous Exhibitions.
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Building News
February 29, 2016

Winners of Bridgeport Art Center’s 4th Annual Art Competition Announced

Eight artists selected by jurors Mary Ellen Croteau and William Lieberman received cash awards totaling $3,000 on Friday, February 28, in Bridgeport Art Center’s 4th Annual Art Competition Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony.
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Building News
February 17, 2016

Artists Selected for the 4th Annual Art Competition Exhibition

Jurors Mary Ellen Croteau and William Lieberman have reviewed all applications to Bridgeport Art Center’s 4th Annual Art Competition and selected 52 artists to participate in the exhibition and to compete for $3,000 in prizes.
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January 21, 2016

Stories Without Words: Geometric Abstractions

Stories Without Words presents a review of contemporary geometric abstraction with an in-depth look at paintings and sculptures by five artists: Jens Brasch, Walter Fydryck, Michael Grucza, Steven Lockwood, and Victor Nelson.
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September 28, 2015

The Art of Influence: Breaking Criminal Traditions

Chicago, IL August 2015 – Opening October 16th at the Bridgeport Art Center is, The Art of Influence: Breaking Criminal Traditions. This fine art exhibition, features the work of twenty artists from around the country, calling attention to the ongoing ancient rituals that kill or maim millions each year—yet are not considered crimes.
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