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Rock Wall, 2009, 9′ x 7′, oil on canvas

Claire Sherman, it seems, has finally got some free time.  Since I got in touch with Sherman about doing a Q&A for us, she’s come off a solo show at DCKT Gallery, moved to Brooklyn for a residency at the Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, opened another solo show at Pippy Houldsworth in London and taught an intensive painting course at Oxbow.  And what’s she going to do with that time?  She says she is “looking forward to making some big bad mistakes in the studio, and having time to clean up my own mess,”—which I think needs to be one of the 10 Commandments of painting for all of us from here on out. Read on to see what else she’s thinking about.

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I grew up in Oberlin, Ohio, and it was a wonderful place to grow up – there are always concerts and plays at the college, and the Allen Art Museum is a gem.  I went to the University of Pennsylvania for my BA, and I received my MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2005.  I teach painting and drawing at Knox College in Illinois, and am currently on junior leave to be a resident at the Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation’s Space Program in DUMBO, Brooklyn. (more…)

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Stanley Lewis, Northhampton Parking Lot, 2007, oil on canvas, 31  1/2″ x 38 1/2″

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Don Southard, Green Vase, 2007,  oil on canvas, 48″ x 48″

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Jeremy Long, The Delivery, 2009, oil on canvas, 6′ x 8′


Linda Warren Gallery in Chicago presents Painter’s Painting: Stanley Lewis, Don Southard and Jeremy Long from September 11-October 10, 2009.  Plus in the Project Room, new paintings by Megan Euker.

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Megan Euker, Wodson and Ednei, 2009, oil on canvas, 11 3/4″ x 15 3/4″

Thanks to the Midwest Paint Group site for tipping me off to this show.

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Joseph Noderer

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I grew up in a big family in an unincorporated village north of Chicago. The suburbs eventually reached and went past us, but we always had gravel roads, well water, no streetlights and no commercial development. I attended (more…)

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Kim Piotrowski

Kim Piotrowski

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Barrow Air to Air

Jane Barrow, Air to Air, at the University of Central Missouri’s Art Center Gallery, January 14-February 22, 2008.

Artist talk Wednesday, January 23rd at 3 PM in the Gallery

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Kerry James Marshall

Kerry James Marshall

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