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October 3, 2019


Legendary architect Harry Weese once posited that “every building is a landmark.” In OUTside THE PRACTICE: MONUMENTS AND PLACES OF MEMORY, Chicago-based architects and designers present distinctive and original visions on the topic, relieved of the constraints of conventional architectural practice.
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
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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
December 19, 2017

Lelde Kalmite Interview on CGN

Each week Chicago Gallery News interviews a local art world professional to discuss the ins and outs of running a gallery in the city of Chicago. Bridgeport Art Center's curator Lelde Kalmite was featured in the December 5, 2017 issue.