Current Exhibits

Embedded Messages, Debating the Dream: Truth, Justice and the American Way

March 3 – April 2, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, March 3 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.


Sally Edelstein, Justyne Fischer, Karen Gutfreund, Penny Mateer, Sinan Revell, Debra Thompson, Linda Vallejo and Margi Weir. This exhibition examines the current political climate in regards to social justice with works that address issues of social justice, stimulate dialog on truth, justice and the American Way. The topics and issues shown within the artist works are vast: racism, sexism, classicism, sexuality, gender identity, immigration, poverty, the environment, violence, and the ongoing wars. The work is unified by topic, with “embedded messages” running throughout. Curated by Karen Gutfreund.


Beneath the Surface

March 3 – April 2, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, March 3 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.


Beneath the Surface is a juried exhibit using encaustic techniques, revealing the multifaceted layers to express messages. The meanings are sublime and often subtle taking on a quiet reverie.  Requires the viewer to take time to find what is beneath the surface.  Curated by Caren Helene Rudman. Congratulations to the following accepted artists: Anoush Bargamian, Carrie Baxter, Maja Bosen, Susan Joy Dickman, Nona C. Flores, Betsy Grimm, Carol Hamilton, Brad Hook, Jenny Learner, Itala Langmar, Cindy Lesperance, Kelly Matthews, Valerie McCune, Carol Myers, Eve Ozer, Karen Ross, Rebecca Stahr, LB Volle, Marissa Voytenko


Art in City Hall, Winter 2017

January 26 – April 4, 2017
Opening Reception: Monday, February 13th | 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Location: Highland Park City Hall 1707 | St. Johns Ave. | Highland Park, IL

Art in City Hall, Winter 2017, is a juried exhibition of works submitted by East on Central artists. All  works were created by artists who were published in East on Central within the last 15 years.

Art in City Hall is is an outreach opportunity with The City of Highland Park in collaboration with TAC. The purpose of this exhibition is to support and promote the arts in the community.