THE BORDER CROSSED US

July 19 – September 6

4TH FLOOR GALLERY

THIRD FRIDAYS

September 20th , 7-10pm – More Details

TRES FRIDAS PROJECT

September 10-22nd, 2019
Third Floor Gallery Rental

AVAILABLE
ART CLASSES

Checkout the many available
creative classes at the
Bridgeport Art Center

connecting creative professionals to unique spaces

Bridgeport Art Center is a multi-disciplinary creative home for artists, designers, and professionals working across various art forms, media and vocations.  It is an inspirational place to work, create, and share ideas with peers.  This historic and visually breathtaking Chicago building defines raw urban elegance and features three curated Art Galleries, artist studios, the Fashion Design Center, Chicago Ceramic Center, the Skyline Loft and the Sculpture Garden Gallery event venues, and a multitude of unique businesses, small and large.

CHICAGO CERAMIC CENTER

Next Pottery Class Session begins
September 10, 2019

Outside the Practice II

September 20th – November 1st, 2019


Featured
September 6, 2019

The Border Crossed us exhibition featured on WTTW 11

"Navigating the rocky road of migration, a diverse group of artists explores heartbreak and hope on the border between the United States and Mexico. They come from Chicago, California and Texas – plus Mexico, Honduras and Nicaragua. At the Bridgeport Art Center, 68 prints by 37 printmakers bridge the border and all its baggage. They dig deep into their identities and the challenges they face." - Phil Ponce, WTTW 11   Click here to see the video
Building News
August 26, 2019

Transcendent Earthiness: A Review of “The Border Crossed Us”

"Mostly you’ll see that intensity of craftsmanship evident when lines have been carved rather than brushed or rubbed. You can feel the pressure and focus every time a sharp knife touched a soft linoleum block. Some of the content feels too personal to be social commentary or propaganda, but even these pieces feel like political cartoons " - Review by Chris Miller, New City Art Read Full Article

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CREATIVE SPACES

 Artist studios, office suites,
and industrial work space

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EVENT SPACES

Two exceptional settings for your
next special occasion or event

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