Art in Alternative Spaces


Please join us in celebrating the inaugural Evanston Art Walk, a juried exhibition of artwork by Illinois artists displayed in storefront windows and other areas inside businesses along Central Street in Evanston, Illinois during the month of October 2008.    Evanston Art Walk festivities include a benefit and receptions held throughout the month of October inside area businesses.

The Art Walk is presented by Anatomically Correct, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and is endorsed by the Central Street - Evanston Business Association.  


2008 Participating Central Street Merchants/Sponsors

Allegro Dance Boutique

2120 Central Street

Amy G. Salon

2907 Central Street

Apelian Carpet and Orientals 2900 Central Street
Baird & Warner 2926 Central Street

Beadazzled

2002 Central Street

Bluestone 1932 Central Street
Casteel Coffee 2922 Central Street

Chester & Chester

2004 Central Street

Coldwell Banker

2929 Central Street

Coiffeur Copenhagen

2018 Central Street

Dancing Bear Gallery 1922 Central Street

Etienne Vintage Home & Lighting

2016 Central Street

Evanston Public Library North Branch 2026 Central Street
First Bank & Trust 2925 Central Street

Foodstuffs

2106 Central Street

The Great Frame Up

2814 Central Street

Great Harvest Bread Co.

2126 Central Street

Hands on Therapy 1909 Central Street

Harris Bank

2821 Central Street

Harold's True Value Hardware

2912 Central Street

Heaven Meets Earth Family Yoga Studio

2746 Central Street

Jacky's Bistro

2545 Prairie Avenue

Linz and Vail

2012 Central Street

Lois & Company

2014 Central Street

James O. Lowry, M.D.

2807 Central Street

Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony

1917 Central Street

Millefiori Florists Ltd.

1943 Central Street

Mindscape Adornments

2114 Central Street

Montoya Fiber Studio

2566 Prairie Avenue

The Paper Source

2100 Central Street

Perennials

2022 Central Street

Pinto Thai Kitchen

1931 Central Street

Prairie Shore Properties Inc.

2110 Central Street

Rose's Wheat Free Bakery 2901 Central Street

Rouzati Oriental Rugs

1901 Central Street

Schermerhorn & Co.

2737 Central Street

Scott Jones Fine Art 3227 Central Street

The Spice House

1941 Central Street

Spex

2000 Central Street

Stella

2116 Central Street

Table Manners

2112 Central Street

Dr. Deborah Tekdogon Family Dentistry

2805 Central Street

Taylor Street 2916 Central Street

Treat Nail Lounge

2118 Central Street

Urban Totem

1937 Central Street

Walsh Natural Health

2116 1/2 Central Street

 

2008 EVANSTON ART WALK CALENDAR OF EVENTS
DATE/TIME EVENT LOCATION ADMISSION

Thursday, October 16, 2008

ART WALK BENEFIT/RECEPTION (8 pm - 10 pm)

Silent Auction of Artwork, Theater and Restaurant gift certificates;

Juror Nancie King Mertz presents awards to artists

Supporter of the Arts Award presented to Alan Leder, Evanston Art Center

Sponsored by Taylor Street - Evanston 

and

Whole Foods Market - Evanston

and

Casteel Coffee - Evanston

and

Rose's Wheat Free Bakery

Taylor Street

2916 Central St.

Free Parking during reception at First Bank & Trust - 2925 Central St.

$5 at the Door includes Appetizers, Pizza, Dessert & Fresh  Roasted Coffee from Casteel Coffee!

Cash Bar

Friday, October 17, 2008

Heaven Meets Earth Family Yoga Studio - Reception w/refreshments  (5 - 7 pm)  -  Receive 20% off that night in our Eco-Boutique on items including Life Is Good.  Stay for our Earth Gong Bath event with Kenny Mazursky from 7:30 to 9 p.m.  Cost for  Gong event is $20 pre-registered/$25 at door.   Call 847-475-1500 to register. 

Linz and Vail - Reception w/refreshments  (5 - 7 pm)

Rouzati Oriental Rugs - Reception w/refreshments  (5 - 7 pm)

Scott Jones Fine Art  - Reception w/refreshments  (7 - 9 pm)

See Address Listed Above Free

Saturday, October 18, 2008

The Great Frame Up - Reception w/refreshments  (5 - 7 pm) See Address Listed Above Free

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Mindscape Adornments - Reception w/refreshments  (3 - 5 pm) See Address Listed Above Free

 


2008 Participating Artists 

Tobi Star Abrams, Susan Barahia, Patricia Biesen, Greg Britton, Laura Beth Cartwright, George C. Clark, Doug Coggeshall, Laura Coyle, Mercedez Czopor, Fred Deasis, Cindy Drost, Alli Farkas, Maria Gedroc, Pinchot Goldberg, Nomeda Grumada, Ann Haberl, Steve Hamann, Karen Hohman, Paula Jacko, Howard Jacobs, Michael S. Jones, Scott S. Jones, Itala Langmar, Kim Laurel, Erdmut Lerner, Dorothy Mason, Lynn Merel, Suzanne Metzel, Sheila Mierzwa, Franco Muscarella, Barbara Norcross, Peter J. Nussbaum, Ann Patrick O'Brien, Yvonne Pitts, William K. Purvis, Carol Qualkinbush, Nancy Rosen, Caren Rudman, Alisa Singer, Cornelia Maude Spelman, Tanya Sugarman, Esther Triffler, Danny Vu, Thomas Warchol, and Vidas Zimkus.

Tobi Star Abrams

Magical Sedona  

Acrylic w/Collage  40 x 30"

On Display at 

Apelian Carpet and Orientals

Susan Barahia

Antelope Canyon #3  

 Mixed Media   24 x 30"

On Display at 

Harris Bank

Patricia Biesen

Heal   

Acrylic   11 x 14"

On Display at 

Hands on Therapy

Greg Britton

White Iris   

Photography   20 x 20"

On Display at 

Linz and Vail

Greg Britton

Wet Leaves   

Photography   20 x 20"

On Display at 

Linz and Vail

Laura Beth Cartwright

Heather   

Oil on Canvas   32 x 44"

On Display at 

Bluestone

George C. Clark

Lionel    

Acrylic on Panel   36 x 42"

On Display at 

Great Harvest Bread Company

Doug Coggeshall

Elements

 Oil, Pewter, Copper, Iron Gilding  33 x 33"

On Display at 

Rouzati Oriental Rugs

Doug Coggeshall

Venice

Oil on Canvas    32 x 40"

On Display at 

Taylor Street

 

Doug Coggeshall

Lover's Rest

Oil on Canvas   16 x 20"

On Display at 

Taylor Street

Laura Coyle

The Queen of the Night 

Gouache on Paper    11 x 11"

On Display at 

Amy G. Salon

Laura Coyle

Ophelia Redux   

Acrylic on Paper   24 x 28"

On Display at 

Stella

Mercedez Czopor

Waterfall   

Oil on Canvas   24 x 32"

On Display at 

Table Manners

Merit Award

Fred Deasis

Koi    

Acrylic on Canvas   36 x 48"

On Display at 

Rouzati Oriental Rugs

Cindy Drost

View from the Window  

Acrylic,Window  24 x 24"

On Display at 

Etienne Vintage Home & Lighting

Alli Farkas

Ma Nature's Bling   

Oil on Canvas   30 x 38"

On Display at 

Chester & Chester

Maria Gedroc

Flat Iron Door 

Acrylic, Paper, Wood    30 x 42"

On Display at 

Coldwell Banker

Pinchot Goldberg

Pavillion Screen    

Giclee    41 x 41"

On Display at 

Lois and Company

Nomeda Grumada

Flora 

Mixed Media Sculpture    43 x 33 x 5"

On Display at 

Mindscape Adornments

Nomeda Grumada

Puzzle Woman 

Mixed Media Sculpture    27 x 13 x 12"

On Display at 

Mindscape Adornments

3rd Place Award

Ann Haberl

Otter Creek, Downstream    

Print    20 x 34"

On Display at 

Prairie Shore Properties Inc.

 

Ann Haberl

Tiered Field    

Print    26 x 26"

On Display at 

Prairie Shore Properties Inc.

Steve Hamann

Tribute to the 2005 White Sox 

Mixed Media on Canvas    24 x 36"

On Display at 

Dr. Deborah Tekdogon Family Dentistry

Karen Hohman

Hawks   

Mixed Media Collage on Canvas  18 x 24"

On Display at 

Baird & Warner

Karen Hohman

Vintage Cubs  

Mixed Media Collage on Canvas  18 x 24"

On Display at 

Baird & Warner

Karen Hohman

Wrigley Field

Mixed Media Collage on Canvas  18 x 24"

On Display at 

Baird & Warner

Karen Hohman

Da Bears

Mixed Media Collage on Canvas  18 x 24"

On Display at 

Baird & Warner

Karen Hohman

White Sox

Mixed Media Collage on Canvas  18 x 24"

On Display at 

Baird & Warner

Karen Hohman

Shanty Town 

Mixed Media on Canvas 12 x 48"

On Display at

Perennials

Paula Jacko

Round the Campfire  

Watercolor 23 x 30"

On Display at 

Montoya Fiber Studio

Howard Jacobs

Family Sunset   

Oil on Canvas   30 x 24"

On Display at 

Dancing Bear Gallery

Michael S. Jones

Muse   

Oil on Canvas   18 x 24"

On Display at 

James O. Lowry, M.D.

Scott S. Jones

Let the Music Begin  

Oil on Canvas 36 x 48"

On Display at 

Scott Jones Fine Art

Itala Langmar

Darwinian Flower 

Acrylic on Canvas 24 x 24"

On Display at 

Walsh Natural Health

Kim Laurel

Patch & Go  

Monoprint Collage 15 x 15"

On Display at 

Casteel Coffee

Erdmut Lerner

Still Life w/Clock  

Oil on Canvas 24 x 24"

On Display at 

The Great Frame Up

Dorothy Mason

Pink Lotus at Night

  Watercolor 14 x 28"

On Display at 

Coiffeur Copenhagen

Merit Award

Dorothy Mason

Waterlilly w/Sky Reflected 

Watercolor   29 x 37"

On Display at 

Rouzati Oriental Rugs

Lynn Merel

Maine Mist    

Acrylic on Canvas    16 x 20"

On Display at 

The Great Frame Up

Suzanne Metzel

Flower #1   

Photo/Silver Gelatin   20 x 24"

On Display at 

Millefiori Florists

 2nd Place Award

Suzanne Metzel

Flower #6  

  Photo/Silver Gelatin   20 x 24"

On Display at 

Millefiori Florists

Suzanne Metzel

Young Ballet Dancers

   Photo/Silver Gelatin   16 x 20"

On Display at 

Allegro Dance Boutique

 

Sheila Mierzwa

Fall   

Oil on Canvas   20x 24"

On Display at 

Urban Totem

Franco Muscarella

Morning Glory  

Watercolor, Acrylic, Pen  22 x 36"

On Display at 

Foodstuffs

Barbara Norcross

Knights Bridge  

Hand-Colored Photo 28 x 40"

On Display at 

Linz and Vail

Peter J. Nussbaum

Bryce Sunrise  

 Digital Photograph  16 x 20"

On Display at 

Schermerhorn & Co

Ann Patrick O'Brien

Bike 4   

Acrylic   30 x 40"

On Display at 

Spex

BEST OF SHOW AWARD

Ann Patrick O'Brien

Bike 1   

Acrylic   30 x 40"

On Display at 

The Great Frame Up

Yvonne Pitts

Untitled  

Acrylic/Watercolor 22 x 28"

On Display at 

Treat Nail Lounge

William K. Purvis

Chicago River   

Photo/Silver Gelatin 16 x 20"

On Display at 

Linz and Vail

William K. Purvis

Industrial Access 

Photo/Silver Gelatin 16 x 20"

On Display at 

Linz and Vail

Carol Qualkinbush

Lower Falls   

Watercolor  11 x 8"

On Display at 

Evanston Public Library - North Branch

Carol Qualkinbush

Sunset    

Watercolor  19 x 17"

On Display at 

Evanston Public Library - North Branch

Nancy Rosen

Entangled   

Mixed Media  30 x 22"

On Display at 

Scott Jones Fine Art

Nancy Rosen

Yoga 1   Mixed Media  17 x 90"

On Display at 

Heaven Meets Earth Family Yoga Studio

Nancy Rosen

Yoga 2  Mixed Media  17 x 90"

On Display at 

Heaven Meets Earth Family Yoga Studio

Nancy Rosen

Yoga  3   Mixed Media  17 x 90"

On Display at 

Heaven Meets Earth Family Yoga Studio

Caren Rudman

Energy Fields 

Water-Based Oil on Canvas 30 x 30"

On Display at 

Hands on Therapy

Alisa Singer

Mattresses   

Acrylic on Canvas   24 x 48"

On Display at 

The Great Frame Up

Cornelia Maude Spelman

Beagle   

Ink & Watercolor   9 x 12"

On Display at 

Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony

Tanya Sugarman

Souring on the Wings of Time 

Collage 18 x 24"

On Display at 

The Paper Source 

Tanya Sugarman

The Deepest Part of the Journey is Within 

Collage 18 x 24"

On Display at 

The Paper Source 

Tanya Sugarman

Creating the Universe With You

Collage 19 x 27"

On Display at 

Beadazzled

Esther Triffler

Patio Grid  

Acrylic on Canvas 30 x 30"

On Display at 

Jacky's Bistro

Danny Vu

Death & the Maiden (Homage to Shubert) 

Acrylic on Plexi     36 x 36"

On Display at 

Pinto Thai Kitchen

Thomas Warchol

Robust     

Intaglio, Etching    18 x 25"

On Display at 

The Great Frame Up

Thomas Warchol

Robust II     

Intaglio, Etching    18 x 25"

On Display at 

Harold's True Value Hardware

Vidas Zimkus

Companions   

Mixed Media   48 x 36"

On Display at 

The Spice House

Vidas Zimkus

Tether    

Mixed Media   40 x 30"

On Display at 

The Spice House


Howard Jacobs' painting in the window of Dancing Bear Gallery

Photo Credit James Mizell 
evanstonnow.com

courtesy of http://evanstonnow.com/leisure/jim-mizell/story/2008/10/16/arts-walk-benefit-tonight

Special Thanks to:   

Juror:     Nancie King Mertz

Nancie received a BFA in Painting from the University of Illinois - Urbana; a MA in Painting, from Eastern Illinois University - Charleston (also a 3 year Faculty Instructor of Art.)    She has studied privately with American masters: Schmid, Silverman, Shapiro, Gerhartz, Burdick, Aspevig, Daily and Auster.    Her award-winning work has graced magazine covers & catalogs, has been featured in national art magazines, and published as posters for many Chicago fund-raising events.   Pure Color: The Best of Pastel & Best of America Pastels are books recently released that include her work. She is a member of the Oil Painters of America, Chicago Plein Air Painters, and a signature member of Pastel Society of America and Chicago Pastel Painters.     Nancie is owner of Art De Triumph & Artful Framer Studios, a custom framing and fine art studio, est. 1979.   She was named "Artist of the Year 2005-2006 & 2006-2007" by the Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau and "Business Person of the Year 2008" by Chicago's Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce.

Supporter of the Arts Award Recipient:     Alan Leder

Alan Leder has a BFA in Painting from Northern Illinois University and an MFA in Sculpture and Filmmaking from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has been a practicing artist for over 40 years, presently focusing on digital photography and mixed media. He has taught photography, filmmaking and film history at Columbia College, Elmhurst College and University of Illinois, Chicago. Alan has curated and juried exhibitions for college and university galleries and, most recently at the Evanston Art Center. Curated exhibits include: "Inside the Box-A Shoebox Show" Parkland College (2005) "Richard Loving - Paintings" (2006, EAC) "Obsessive Explosive" (2006, EAC), Corey Postiglione-Works on Paper" (2008, EAC). Projects in development include, "Without Borders- A Global Perspective"(2009, EAC). Alan has served on Fellowship juries and has conducted graduate critiques in ceramics, painting, photography, video and computer generative systems at various colleges and universities in Illinois and across the US. Alan was Asst. Visual Arts Director and Coordinator of Chicago's Percent for Art Program at the Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs, and for 18 years, the State Director for Visual Arts Programs at the Illinois Arts Council. Since 2003 he has been the Executive Director of the Evanston Art Center. He is a resident of Evanston, IL.

Evanston Art Walk Committee

Chair - Lynn Bednar, Walsh Natural Health 

Committee Members -

Rachel Hershinow, Stella 

Lois Combs, Lois & Company 

Members of the Central Street - Evanston Business Association

Evanston Art Walk Volunteers

Eileen Finegold, Tobi Star Abrams, Greg Britton, Laura Coyle, Margaret Czopor, Fred Deasis, Cindy Drost, Ann Haberl, Debra Hartman, Howard Jacobs, Tricia Linwood, Barbara Norcross, Carol Qualkinbush, Caren Rudman, & Thomas Warchol.

Evanston Art Walk In-Kind Donors 

Taylor Street - Evanston

Whole Foods Market - Evanston

Rose's Wheat Free Bakery

Blick Art Materials

First Bank & Trust - Evanston

Casteel Coffee - Evanston

Silent Auction Donors 

Amy G. Salon, Apelian Carpets & Orientals, East Bank Club, Foodstuffs, Goods of Evanston, The Great Frame Up, Lifeline Theatre, Light Opera Works, Lulu's, Mindscape Adornments, Next Theatre Company, Northlight Theatre, Perennials, Piccolo Theatre, Raven Theatre, Ravinia, Spex, Stella, Theatre Building Chicago, Victory Gardens Theatre & more!

Special Thanks to the Evanston Art Walk Commitee, Lynn Bednar, the City of Evanston, Arts Week Evanston 2008, Jeff Cory - Evanston Cultural Arts Division Director

Accessibility

The businesses and locations where artwork is on display are all handicap accessible.    Central Street is an east-west street located 2 blocks south of the northern border of Evanston.  Many major streets intersect with Central Street including Sheridan Road, Ridge Avenue, Green Bay Road, and Crawford Avenue. 

Travel & Parking

Metered Parking is available along Central Street.

Rail Connections
The closest Metra stop is the Central Street Station - at the corner of Central Street and Green Bay Road.   For Metra schedules, please visit www.metrarail.com

Purple Line trains operate every 10-15 minutes daily. For train schedules and travel information, visit www.transitchicago.com or call the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) Travel Information Center, 5:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. daily, at 836-7000 from any local area code. Visitors can make bus connections from the Central (Purple Line) station #201.

2008 No image on this website may be copied without the expressed written consent of the artist.

Founded in 1991, Anatomically Correct is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to showcasing works by artists in alternative spaces in a combined effort to educate, diversify, and promote community awareness of the visual and performing arts.    Contributions are tax-deductible according to law.  

For more information contact:

Anatomically Correct               info@anatomicallycorrect.org