3rd Annual "I AM" Juried High School (& 8th grade) Art Exhibition 2014
An Exhibition featuring 51 original artworks selected out of 167 submissions from 13 Chicago schools.
Exhibit: March 17th- April 10th, 2014, Artists' Reception: March 21st, Friday, 6-10pm with an Award ceremony at 8pm.
Chicago, IL—The HumanThread Center/Gallery at the Bridgeport Art Center proudly presents the work of high school artists from Chicago schools in its next exhibition, I AM. HumanThread invited Chicago students to think deeply about who they are, and express their true selves visually. This is an exciting opportunity for young artists to have their original art displayed and sell if they so wish in a professional gallery and be exposed to the public. 100% of the sales proceeds go to students.
Manley Career Academy High School
Simpson Academy for Young Women
Uplift High School
Steinmetz College Prep
Alexander Graham Bell Elementry
Peace and Education Coalition, Second Chance Campus
Hyde Park High School
CICS Northtown Academy
O.T. Bright Elementary School
I Am Opening, 3rd Friday Gallery Opening @ Bridgeport Art Center, Friday March 21st, 6-10pm, 1200 W. 35th Street, Chicago, IL 60609 (Enter on North Side off of Racine/34th). There is a parking lot next to the building. Exhibition will be on the 5th floor. This is in conjunction with Bridgeport’s 3rd Friday opening receptions, including several other art openings and open studio tour.
HumanThread is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization seeking to popularize a Culture of Peace and non-violence through educational, artistic and cultural programs and events focused on youth. Celebrating a culture of peace, HumanThread expresses Chicago’s creative culture by curating monthly, thought provoking exhibitions that discuss issues of cultural identity and social importance.
The HumanThread Center:
Jeanette Thompson, Art Education Director
Michiko Kobayashi, Executive Director
Curators: Jeanette Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org)