Friday, April 16, 2010

Chicago Photography Center Hosts 50 Aldermen/50 Artists April 30-May 28

The Chicago Photography Center will host the 50 Aldermen/50 Artists show in May, with an opening Fri 4/30 from 7-10 PM:

Exhibit Dates:

April 30 - May 31, 2010
3301 N. Lincoln Ave.

The opening reception will include new opportunities for local citizens to express thanks to their Alderman for successful projects completed in their Ward. Attendees will also have an opportunity to have their picture taken with an Alderman.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Coverage of 50 Aldermen/50 Artists

  • Alpha Bruton posts the portrait she did of Alderman Harold Brookins Jr., 4/5/10
  • Chicago Art Machine calls our show "the most talked about art show of 2010, excluding the current Matisse exhibit at the Art Institute," holy sheesh, 4/2/10
  • Chicagoist posts again, this time about our closing party, 4/2/10
  • Center Square Journal blogged, 4/1/10
  • The Chicago Reader publishes all 50 images and an alderquiz, 4/1/10
  • Fotoflow posted about the closing, 4/1/10
  • Marina City News talks about Aaron Delehanty's portrait of Alderman Brendan Reilly, 3/31/10
  • Big interview with us on Chicagoist, 3/25/10
  • Chicago Journal wrote about it, 3/25/10
  • Chicago Gallery Snack Report blogged, 3/24/10
  • Alderman Scott Waguespack Facebooked some photos, 3/23/10
  • Chicago Reader's Sam Adams blogged and took photos, 3/22/10
  • John Dugan of TimeOut blogged, 3/22/10
  • Chicago's HuffPo blogged, 3/22/10
  • Project Eat blogged, 3/22/10
  • Chicago Tribune article and photo spread, 3/19/10
  • Proximity Magazine posted our artists' list, 3/19/10
  • New York Times' second piece on the show, 3/19/10
  • Participating artist Johanna Meyers blogged about the show, and included a lot of cool facts about her alderman, Tom Tunney, 3/17/10
  • Chicago Magazine blogged about us, 3/17/10
  • This post by Our Urban Times focuses on Craighton Berman and Alderman Rey Colon, who found common ground when they connected for this project, 3/17/10
  • Nerd City posted, 3/17/10
  • MyOpenBarred us, 3/17/10
  • Avant/Chicago blogged about us, 3/17/10
  • Fueled by Coffee fueled us, 3/17/10
  • The Hills blogged us, 3/17/10
  • freed us, 3/15/10
  • Rick Kogan wrote about us in his "Sidewalks" column for the Chicago Tribune, 3/13/10
  • The Chicago Current ran a post, 3/11/10
  • Tribune photo, 3/11/10
  • Participant Rachel M. Wolfe blogged about the show, 3/10/10
  • Columbia College gives photography instructor Jennifer Greenburg a shout-out for her participation in its "Faculty + Staff News," um, news, 3/9/10
  • The Wonkette (Gazette-Star-Sentinel News) gave us a shout-out in its Sunday edition, 3/7/10
  • New York Times, yo, 3/6/10
  • The Reader gives shout-outs to us plus photogs and show participants Jim Newberry and Jennifer Greenburg. The Reader is an event sponsor!, 2/26/10
  • TimeOut Chicago listed our kick-off party, 2/5/10
  • Chicago Art Magazine, 2/1/10
  • Gapers Block, 1/28/10
  • Show co-organizer Jeremy Scheuch on Outside the Loop Radio on WLUW, 1/28/10
  • Participant Christa Lohman blogged about the show, 1/16/10
  • Participant Alpha Bruton blogged about the show, 1/12/10