Future Exhibits

The American Jewish Artists Club 2017 Awards Art Exhibition

August 4-26, 2017
Opening: Sunday, August 6, 2017 2:00-4:30 p.m.

The American Jewish Artists Club Annual Award exhibition will display members work addressing the theme Seeing Things in a New Light, artists will show their personal interpretations. A short statement by the artists will accompany the artwork, thus making the exhibit even more interesting.

The American Jewish Artists Club has a long-standing commitment to the promotion of notable talent in the arts, and has exhibited widely in the Chicago area in a multitude of venues. The club encourages its members to exhibit work of varied content and personal style. Works of many of its members, who are Illinois artists, can be found in private, national and International collections.


Oddly Enough

August 4-26, 2017
Opening: Sunday, August 6, 2017 2:00-4:30 p.m.

Artists Susan Emmerson, Elyse Martin, and Michele Thrane all use materials in quirky ways.  Emmerson uses Tyvek, draws on it, slices it with a scalpel, then heats and contorts it into three dimensional objects. Her work usually recalls microorganisms and human anatomy.  Martin makes ethereal objects out of paint and mediums. She allows for the happenstance while constantly making choices on what and what not to keep.  Thrane works in encaustic using layered monotypes that often reflect her interest in science. Some of her work is cut and “sewn” together with staples creating paper sculpture.

Perhaps because these three artists are kindred spirits, their work fits together