Monthly Archives: April 2010


3rd Annual Gilda’s Charity Event

By |April 8th, 2010|

Charity Art Exhibit in Chicago

"Portrait of Erin" Exhibited at Gilda's 3rd Annual Charity Event in Chicago

I will be showing in May at the Flat Iron Arts Building. The FIAA will be presenting The Third Annual Gilda’s Night Charity Event featuring gallery walk & sale, cocktail reception and lots more. Event highlights include both a Silent and Live Auction with all proceeds going to Gilda’s Club Chicago. Many of my colorful portraits and nude figure paintings will be shown all weekend. […]

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April – August 2010 in Batavia, IL

By |April 1st, 2010|

Water Street Studios Spring Show

Di Sitting Nude at WSS Spring Show 2010 in Batavia, Illinois

I will be displaying a nude portrait in the Water Street Studio’s Spring Show 2010 in Batavia, Illinois. The opening reception is on Friday, April 23rd 2010 from 6-10pm. The show continues through Saturday, August 14th 2010. I will be exhibiting a female nude study entitled “Di Sitting Nude.” It features a beautiful model from the Palette and Chisel in Chicago, Illinois and is painted in a lively and loose style. This painting uses low saturated hues that are contrasted by very bright and lively mid tones. […]

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TheArtTrade Launch Party

By |April 1st, 2010|

West Loop Neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois

"Portrait of Brianna" Exhibited in the West Loop Chicago

John Markese will be participating in TheArtTrade Launch Party with 2 beautiful portraits done in acrylic paint on canvas.

The next generation of artistic collaboration will take its first breath April 30, blocks away from Art Chicago and complete with a live, film-projected documentary of the event. TheArtTrade, a multi-faceted tool for creators, will officially launch in the heart of the Fultons Art District at Tanya Tucci’s Ugly Step Sister Art Gallery in the West Loop. […]

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