'Abstract Impact' exhibit coming to PSC Art Gallery next week

2013-11-08T00:00:00Z 'Abstract Impact' exhibit coming to PSC Art Gallery next weekFor The Times nwitimes.com
November 08, 2013 12:00 am  • 

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College is hosting “Abstract Impact,” from Monday through Dec. 12 in the Christopher Art Gallery, located on the PSC main campus at 202 S. Halsted St. 

The exhibit features Midwest artists Zach Mory, Steve Leavitt, Sharon Swidler, Barbara Cooper, Michael Hopkins, Mary Burke, Cristal Tucker, and Shelley Gilchrist. An artists’ reception will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m.  Nov. 14.

“The purpose of ‘Abstract Impact’ is to show the wide range of meaningful work that can be characterized as abstraction,” said Beth Shadur, director of the gallery and curator of the exhibit. “The artists work in a wide variety of media as well as styles ranging from the more esoteric and minimal, to the obsessive, to the joyful and exuberant. Their impact derives from the wonderful invention in their use of the formal elements of art and in the ideas used for their suggested content,” she added.

The Christopher Art Gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Visits also can be made by appointment. The gallery will be closed on Nov. 28 and Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday. For more information about the exhibit or to make an appointment for a visit, call (708) 709-3636.

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