Breakout Artists 2023: Chicago’s Next Generation of Image Makers Featuring Elsa Muñoz
Twenty years ago this spring, Newcity launched its first Breakout Artists edition, working with no mandate other than to champion emerging creative forces before the culture-at-large. The world tends to celebrate its prominent artists so vigorously that it’s easy to overlook the fact that thousands of artists do their work in relative anonymity in careers driven more by muse than purse. By shining a light on a handful of artists we think most promising today, perhaps we can make a small difference at a time when it’s needed most.
"Wisdom in the Marigolds" features paired artists Caitlin Cartwright and LaShae Boyd at Brant-Roberts Galleries.
Similar in their surrealism, storytelling and use of vibrandt color, artist Catlin Cartwright and contemporary mixed-media artist LaShae Boyd paired at Brandt-Roberts Galleries, located at 642 N. High St. in the Short North, for the gallery's current exhibition "Wisdom in the Marigolds".
Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Awards
Talle Bamazi, Christopher Burk, and Jason Morgan receive Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Awards. Individual Excellence Awards are recognition of artists’ bodies of work that exemplify specific disciplines and advance the larger creative community. These awards support artists' growth and development and recognize their work in Ohio and their cultural influence beyond the state.
Marietta College’s Jolene Powell has been selected to serve as one of three jurors for the Ohio Arts Council's Biennial Juried Exhibition in 2023.
“I am thrilled to be serving as a juror for the OAC Biennial Juried Exhibition because it allows me the chance to be part of a larger conversation about artwork in Ohio, and to help showcase the work of talented artists in the state,” said Powell, McCoy Professor of Art and Director of Gallery 310.
Christopher Burk attends prestigious Albers residency
Artist Christopher Burk recently spent two months at the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation Residency in Bethany, Connecticut. In addition to focused time on his own artwork, Burk also had access to the Foundation's archives and library.
BRG in The Columbus Dispatch
"Fashion meets visual art at Gallery Hop event launching collaboration." Michelle Brandt, owner of Brandt-Roberts Galleries and Yohannan "Yogi" Terrell, founder of the Columbus Fashion Alliance, came up with the idea for the "Fashion is Art" exhibition. On May 7, fashion designers and artists who have collaborated on pieces will begin sharing their work in Short North galleries.