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Lelde Kalmite

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August 2, 2019

The Border Crossed Us Exhibition

The Border Crossed Us presents 68 prints by 37 artists from portfolios of work that were produced in Chicago by Rene Arceo’s Arceo Press. The works reflect a search for meaning in the complex cross-border migrant experience. Curated by Eugenia Macias, the exhibit was first shown at the UNAM, Morelia Campus (National Autonomous University of Mexico) in October, 2018.
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May 18, 2019

Global Vistas Exhibition

Bridgeport Art Center exhibits renowned European landscape painter’s work in an international landscape show of scenes from around the world. European plein-air painter Aleksejs Naumovs, invited to be part of Bridgeport Art Center Gallery’s Global Vistas exhibit which opened last Friday, May 17, spent a week capturing the sights of Chicago and environs in several large acrylic canvases painted on site.
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March 18, 2019

7th Annual Bridgeport Art Center Competition Winners Announced

Click to read the list of winners from the art competition.
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March 8, 2019

7th Annual Bridgeport Art Center Competition Artists

Bridgeport Art Center (BAC) will announce the winners of our 7th Annual Art Competition, awarding $3,000 in prizes to artists in the Chicagoland area, during an awards ceremony on Friday, March 15th, 2019 from 7-10PM. The show will continue until May 3rd, 2019 in the 4th Floor Gallery. From the many entries submitted, jurors Stano Grezdo and Joyce Owens selected a show of 60 examples of contemporary art from the region, representing a great variety of styles and media. Artists accepted into this year’s show include: Adler, Beth Adorno, Giovanni Anderson, Robert Armendariz, Tony Avanessian, Andre Baker, Heather Balousek, Zachary Balza, Israel Barcal, Peter Bernhard, Cindy Botello, Maritza Bowden, James Eli Bozif, Curtis Anthony Brown, Robert Brucar, Shelley Brucar, Wayne Bult, Lea Buvala, Randy Cantada, Nelson Cashmere, NickCazacu, Jasmina Chmieleskwi, Kenny Cramer, Erin Criner, David Criner, Margie DeWitt, Doug Eaton, Kathleen Elner, Dyl Finston, Lya Frazier, Anitra Frein, Tracy Gaines, Anne Farley Galvan Orozco, Sara Gamez, Daniel Gozo, Set Gregory, Erin Hauptschein, David Hendrickson, Kate Henri, Clifton Hensen, KellyHolt, Nicolina Jackson, Jen Jankoswski, Gretchen Johnson, Eugenie Kazwick, Carol Kulla, Roland LaJeunesse, Kristen Maltz, Richard Misewicz, Jennifer Mossman, Scott Novelli, Geoffrey Powell, Phyllis Reese, Terrence Robbins, Renee Russell, Paul Shelton, Edwin…
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February 7, 2019

Curators Curate

Click here to read bios and interviews from artists in the latest exhibition on the 4th Floor Gallery running January 18 -March 1, 2019.
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November 5, 2018

Ilie Vaduva at Bridgeport Art Center

Notes from Lelde Kalmite, BAC Curator on 3rd Floor Exhibition running through November 19th
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October 10, 2018

BAC Artist Yaoundé Olu in the News

One of Bridgeport Art Center’s long-time artists, Dr. Yaoundé Olu, is referenced in a recent article in New City
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October 6, 2018

Patterns of Nature

Click here to read bios and interviews from artists in the latest exhibition on the 4th Floor Gallery running September 21-November 2, 2018.
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August 3, 2018

Three-Dimensional: Contemporary Sculpture by Illinois Artists

Comments from our Gallery Curator, Lelde Kalmite regarding the current exhibition in the 4th Floor Gallery featuring Lollie Bennish, John Denis, Donna Hapac, Yvette Kaiser Smith, Robert Krawczyck, Jay Strommen and Marshall Svendsen
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