Concordia Experience

2010-2011 Ferguson Art Gallery Exhibition Season

Mixed Media Works by Juan Alberto Castillo - Concordia University Celebrates Latino History Month

August 16 – September 26, 2010 

Born in Zacatecas, Mexico, Castillo moved to Chicago at the age of nine and fell in love with art at an early age. He is currently a manager in design/production for the Chicago Cub’s publication’s department.  His fine art works range from acrylic, cut-paper and three dimensional compositions. View fine art works as well as sport related graphics by an artist whose versatile and unique use of a variety of surfaces such as window panes expresses his love of shapes and color. Inspiration for his imagery comes from his family.

Concordia University Celebrates Chicago Artists Month: The City as Studio: "Logan Square's Sulzen Fine Art Studio Travels to Concordia"

October 4 – October 31, 2010 

Experience the art that is produced in one of Chicago's neighborhoods due to the unique live, work, teach and showcase space that artists Julie Sulzen and Dan Zamudio share. They have turned their home into an incredible user friendly artist's haven for learning, creating and exhibiting that Chicago artists in the Logan Square neighborhood have some to treasure.

Drawings and Paintings by George C. Clark

November 8 – December 18, 2011

Clark’s well honed drawing ability sets the tone for paintings, prints and drawings of landscapes, travel studies and the figure created from working on site as well as in the studio. Large, midsize and small scale works abound in ink, oil, acrylic and more.

P.I.E.C.E.S by Trish Williams, Fiber Artist – Quilter - Concordia University Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month

January 10– February 13, 2011

Precepts; Inspiring; Episode; Creative; Expressions; Self
Many mixed-media techniques such as paint, hand dyed fabric, photo transfer and computer generated or screen printed images on fiber create fine art compositions. Her art expands upon her grandmother and mother’s tradition of creating textiles and quilts.

New Works by Margaret Buchen - Concordia University Chicago Celebrates Women’s History Month

February 21 – March 20, 2011

Paintings, Prints, Drawings and Mixed-Media Works. The work takes inspiration and is derived from sources such as silent films, classic films and popular culture. Buchen creates acrylic paintings, monotypes and drawings using color pencil, graphite and pastels that mix abstraction and representation.

Concordia University’s Invitational Student Art Show

March 28 – April 10, 2011

View an eclectic array of 2-D & 3-D artworks produced by current Concordia students enrolled in studio art classes during the current academic year.