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Lelde Kalmite

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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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March 19, 2018

Winners Announced for 6th Annual Art Competition

In an awards ceremony on Friday evening, March 16, 2018, winners of nine cash prizes, chosen by jurors Carole Harmel and Virginio Ferrari, were announced. Click here to see a list of the winners. Show is on display until May 3, 2018
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Building News
February 27, 2018

Bridgeport Art Center’s Sixth Annual Juried Art Competition

Participating artists for the 6th annual juried show have been selected. Click here for a list. Winners of its sixth annual juried art competition, awarding $3,000 in prizes to Chicago and vicinity artists, will be announced in an awards ceremony on Friday, March 16, 2018, 7-10PM. The show will continue until May 3.
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Building News
April 19, 2017

CURATORS CREATE

Thoughts from Lelde Kalmite, Bridgeport Art Center about the upcoming group exhibition that will run May 19 – July 7, 2017. Opening reception is May 19, 7-10PM
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Building News
February 8, 2017

Paper Arts: March 17-May 5

Paper Arts features 12 artists exploring the seductive versatility and sculptural potential of the medium by cutting, folding, tearing, creasing, binding together, weaving, or otherwise transforming one of the oldest art materials, paper, to express ideas and emotions. Read more from the curator...
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Building News
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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January 10, 2017

Bridgeport Art Center’s 5th Annual Juried Art Competition

January 20, 2017: Bridgeport Art Center (BAC), 1200 W. 35th St., will announce the winners of its fifth annual juried art competition, awarding $3,000 in prizes to Chicago and vicinity artists in an awards ceremony on Friday, January 20 7PM-10PM.
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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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