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November 19, 2019

8th Annual Art Competition Dates Announced

BAC is happy to announce its 8th Annual Art Competition, to take place May 15th to July 3rd, 2020. Distinguished jurors Ilze Arajs and Alan Leder will award the winners at the opening reception being held on Friday, May 15th. More details on the show and submission deadline will be provided soon! Stay tuned!
Building News
November 19, 2019

Project Onward featured in WTTW

The artists of Project Onward bring real skills and distinctive visions to the uncommon artwork they make. The studio gallery in the Bridgeport Art Center is a sanctuary for adult artists with developmental disabilities and mental disorders.
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October 3, 2019

OUTSIDE THE PRACTICE II – Artist Interviews

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.
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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