Drawing Closer: Nereida Garcia Ferraz

cropped artwork by Nereida garcia Ferraz

Nereida Garcia Ferraz Nereida Garcia Ferraz is a painter, photographer and video maker who graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has received the following grants: Ryerson Traveling Fellowship National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in 1985 and in 1998, The Ford Foundation grant in 1994. Illinois Arts Council Visual Arts…

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Part Time Rhyme 2016

In honor of National Poetry Month, Girls’ Club invites the public to create original, rhyming poems inspired by artwork in Girls’ Club’s current exhibit, Self-Proliferation. Part zine, part collaborative web-project, Part Time Rhyme aims to connect the visual with the literary arts in a multi-disciplinary mash up of poetics and aesthetics With a mission to…

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Defining a Moment: an independent project from Fellow Erica Mohan

Girls’ Club presents Part Two of Defining a Moment, an independent project created by Fall 2014 fellow Erica Mohan. Defining a Moment is a multi-part video blog series exploring the stories of select artists’ decisions to pursue an artistic profession and the moments that sparked their transformation. Artists were selected from the private collection of…

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Art Trichotomy: an independent project from fellow Megan Castellon

Girls’ Club presents Art Trichotomy: Portraits of the Industry, an independent project created by Spring Fellow Megan Castellon. Art Trichotomy is a multi-part video series exploring personal stories and perspectives of women who hail from three pillars of the art industry: the gallerist, the curator, and the artist. Looking to the local art scene in…

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9 TOPICS: ME, August

9 TOPICS is a web project by artists/curators Amalia Caputo and Marina Font. Using Instagram as a platform to engage local and international communities, the project calls for thematic artist submissions relating to a monthly topic on the theme of “the self.” Select artist submissions will be published on the Girls’ Club blog, and considered…

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9 TOPICS: FLUIDS, July

9 TOPICS is a web project by artists/curators Amalia Caputo and Marina Font. Using Instagram as a platform to engage local and international communities, the project calls for thematic artist submissions relating to a monthly topic on the theme of “the self.” Select artist submissions will be published on the Girls’ Club blog, and considered…

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9 TOPICS: SENSES, June

9 TOPICS is a web project by artists/curators Amalia Caputo and Marina Font. Using Instagram as a platform to engage local and international communities, the project calls for thematic artist submissions relating to a monthly topic on the theme of “the self.” Select artist submissions will be published on the Girls’ Club blog, and considered…

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9 TOPICS: REMEMBRANCE, May

9 TOPICS is a web project by artists/curators Amalia Caputo and Marina Font. Using Instagram as a platform to engage local and international communities, the project calls for thematic artist submissions relating to a monthly topic on the theme of “the self.” Select artist submissions will be published on the Girls’ Club blog, and considered…

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9 TOPICS: PSYCHE, April

9 TOPICS is a web project by artists/curators Amalia Caputo and Marina Font. Using Instagram as a platform to engage local and international communities, the project calls for thematic artist submissions relating to a monthly topic on the theme of “the self.” Select artist submissions will be published on the Girls’ Club blog, and considered…

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Part-Time Rhyme: a project by intern Bailey Glazer

Developed by Girls’ Club Spring 2015 graphic design intern Bailey Glazer, Part Time Rhyme aims to connect the visual with the literary arts in a multi-disciplinary mash up of poetics and aesthetics. In honor of National Poetry Month, Girls’ Club invites the public to create original, rhyming poems inspired by artwork in Girls’ Club’s current…

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9 TOPICS: RELATIONSHIPS, March

9 TOPICS is a web project by artists/curators Amalia Caputo and Marina Font. Using Instagram as a platform to engage local and international communities, the project calls for thematic artist submissions relating to a monthly topic on the theme of “the self.” Select artist submissions will be published on the Girls’ Club blog, and considered…

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9 TOPICS: FAITH, February

9 TOPICS is a web project by artists/curators Amalia Caputo and Marina Font. Using Instagram as a platform to engage local and international communities, the project calls for thematic artist submissions relating to a monthly topic on the theme of “the self.” Select artist submissions will be published on the Girls’ Club blog, and considered…

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