This exhibition will feature 15 Logan Square and local artists working in mediums ranging from painting, photography, sculpture and mixed media. The event will also mark the beginning of the new studio name, SulzenZamudio: Contemporary Images, Traditional Art.
Sulzen Fine Art Studio is the gallery/studio of artist Julie Sulzen and her husband, toy camera photographer/writer Dan Zamudio. Since 2002 their Logan Square home, located inside the former Wold Airbrush factory, has been a working studio, an “elegant gallery space” (Gaper’s Block), and home for their two young children. Julie Sulzen and Dan Zamudio’s work is primarily American Landscape painting and toy camera photography with a focus on the Chicago/Illinois area. Along with the American Landscape paintings and photography they also showcase drawings, watercolors and etchings in both figurative and landscape themes. During the past 10 years Sulzen Fine Art Studio has organized over 40 exhibitions in their gallery, offered classes in still life and figure painting, hosted private studio visits, and has been featured in USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Reader, WGN TV and radio, and National Public Radio.
Sulzen Fine Art Studio 10 Years in Logan Square Anniversary Exhibition artists include: Julie Sulzen, Dan Zamudio, Marvin Tate, Lucy Mueller, Charlie B.Thorne, Robert Wittig, Eric Esper, Ed Keller, Micki LeMieux, Chris Price, Jeff Libersher, Sharon Hoogstraten, Josh Harker, Tracy Kostenbader and Jane Michalski.
2720 W. Saint Georges Court
Saturday, April 14
Schedule of Events:
6PM- Greeting/Introduction and Gallery talk by all guest artists.
7:30PM- Music Guest Leroy Bach
9PM- Reading/Performance by Marvin Tate
Chicago born Julie Sulzen is a graduate of the American Academy of Fine Art with Degrees in Fine Art and Illustration. After graduation she continued her studies under Chicago artist Grace Cole. Her work has been displayed in many solo and group exhibitions including the National Museum of Women in the Arts Olympia Centre Atrium Exhibition inside Neiman Marcus (Chicago) and "A Visual Dialogue" at the Palette and Chisel (Chicago). Her work can be found in many private and corporate collections includingDeloitte, Harris Bank and Concordia University Chicago. McFarland, a leading U.S. publisher of scholarly, reference, academic and baseball books has used her paintings for their book and catalog covers. Julie was named Curators Choice for the Around the Coyote Fall Arts Festival in 2000. She is also a recipient of a 2006 Community Arts Assistance Program (CAAP) grant issued by Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs.
|"Puddle" by Julie Sulzen|
Dan Zamudio has a masters degree in Library and Information Sciences from Dominican University (River Forest, IL) and a bachelors degree from Columbia College in Chicago. He is the author of three books,“Chicago Neon Signs: Neighborhood and Downtown Landmarks through a Toy Camera" (Wicker Park Press), “Catcher in the Wry: Baseball Poems" (McFarland), and "How to Sneak into the Movies” (Loompanics Unlimited). Dan's photographs have been displayed in various solo and group exhibitions including “Chicago and the Diana: Toy Camera Images by Dan Zamudio” at the Chicago Cultural Center, "Chicago: the Worlds' Pantry" at the Chicago Tourism Center and "Develop, Stop, Fix" at Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory. His work can be found in many private and corporate collections including Deloitte’s Corporate Headquarters Collection in downtown Chicago. Dan was an adjunct professor at Concordia University in River Forest, Illinois during the 2004/2005 academic year where he taught darkroom photography. Dan and his photographs have been featured in USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Reader, WGN-TV, WGN-Radio, and the Catherine Edelman Gallery's Chicago Project online gallery.
|"Fireside" by Dan Zamudio|
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2720 W. Saint Georges Court
Chicago, IL 60647