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Honorable Mention Awarded at Art of the Pastel 2014

By |February 7th, 2014|

A Girl Wearing a Bandana won an Honorable Mention award at the Pastel Society of Southeast Texas’ Art of the Pastel 2014 show. A Girl Wearing a Bandana was awarded this distinction by the awards juror Alan Flattmann. Alan Flattmann juried for awards on February 7, and stated, “I am impressed by the diversity of […]

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Purchase Award at Pastels Chicago 2013

By |November 7th, 2013|

3 of my artworks were accepted into the pastel only art exhibit Pastels Chicago 2013 which is held at the Art Center Highland Park, IL.
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Portrait/Figure Award at the Annual PSSW National Juried Show

By |November 6th, 2013|

The Pastel Society of the Southwest Held the opening reception and award ceremony this past weekend, and I am proud to announce that the pastel portrait I submitted “Vlk” was selected for the Portrait/Figure Award!
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Honorable Mention at Starline Gallery’s 2013 Grand Finale Masquerade Ball

By |October 31st, 2013|

I exhibited two artworks at the Starline Gallery's Grand Finale Masquerade Ball in Late October, which wraps up their 2013 exhibition lineup, and I am proud to announce that I won an honorable mention in the show. 2 of my works were accepted, a portrait in soft pastels entitled “Jessica” and the award winner a figurative study done in soft pastel entitled “Kay”.
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Figurative Nude Paintings at the Dirty Show Chicago

By |April 7th, 2013|

Olympia, Pastel on Paper, done at the Palette and Chisel in Chicago, Illinois

April 13th & 14th
Gallery Provocateur
1621 N. Kedzie Blvd
Chicago, Illinois

Gallery Provocateur in Chicago, Illinois is hosting the erotic art show, Dirty Show Chicago, Saturday night April 13th and Sunday April 14th for daytime viewing. […]

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Pastel Paintings at the Absinthe Show Aurora, Illinois

By |March 30th, 2013|

Katya, Pastel on Board, 16×20

The Absinthe Show
Friday April 5th 2013 6pm – 10pm
Artbar
located at Two Brothers Roundhouse
205 North Broadway
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 264-2739

Artbar is holding a one day show “Absinthe Show” at the Two Brothers Roundhouse Brewpub. Enjoy Two Brother’s acclaimed craft beer while taking in the spectacle of the Absinthe art exhibit. I will be showing several pastel paintings and acrylics at the show and will for the first time have prints available as well. […]

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Art Opening at County Wine Merchant in Burr Ridge, IL

By |January 14th, 2013|

Saturday, Jan 19th, 2013 Rescheduled TBA
7 PM

Stop by the County Wine Merchant in Burr Ridge, IL for a little wine, a little cheese, and some great art. I will be displaying several paintings in this very quaint and cozy setting.

County Wine Merchant
208 Burr Ridge Pkwy Burr Ridge, IL 60527

“The County Wine Merchant is located at […]

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1st Friday & 2nd Annual Fashion Mash

By |October 6th, 2011|

Chicago, Illinois – Wicker Park, Bucktown

The Coyote exhibit at the Flat Iron Arts building was a success. Below is a picture of my display. This Friday Oct 7th 2011, I will have my work displayed for the October 1st Friday and will keep it up for through Saturday Oct 8th for the 2nd Annual Fashion […]

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Coyote Arts Festival 2011

By |August 30th, 2011|

Chicago, Illinois – Wicker Park, Bucktown

2011 Wicker Park / Bucktown Coyote Art Festival

The Coyote Arts Fest is a three-day show and sale that will feature the art of over 150 painters, sculptors, photographers, performers, poets and musicians. Highlights of this event also include Show & Sale, Refreshments, Performances, Refreshments, Silent Auction and more…in a fun and magical atmosphere buzzing with art enthusiasts and newcomers enjoying the festivities.

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September 30th – October 2nd 2011

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GIAF 2011 show in Seoul, South Korea

By |July 25th, 2011|

GIAF Art Exhibit in Seoul, South Korea

I had a show in Seoul, South Korea. It looks like it was quite the ordeal. It was my first International show, so I’m pleased to have participated. There’s a video on YouTube that shows the layout of the exhibit. My paintings are at the 1 minute mark.

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“Now You See It, Now You Don’t” Mural Exhibit in Chicago, Illinois

By |January 23rd, 2011|

Portrait Painting in Chicago, Illinois
Friday, February 4, 2011 · 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Flat Iron Arts Building · 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave · Chicago, IL

Join John Markese and the Flat Iron Artists’ Association for its second annual “Now You See It, Now You Don’t” Art Exhibit.

John Markese painting a mural portrait of Brianna

For one special evening, the interior walls of the Flat Iron Arts Building will transform into a canvas displaying a continuous flow of linear art, turning the twisting hallways into a visual artistic journey. The mural, painted by a collaboration of select Chicago artists, will debut, be experienced, and vanish in one evening.
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Art in The Barn in Barrington, Illinois September 25-26

By |September 1st, 2010|

Barrington, Illinois

Portrait of Erin exhibited at Art in the Barn in Barrington, Illinois

Art in the Barn will be featuring my work at their annual art show. I will be showing a variety oil and acrylic portraits as well as some figure studies and nudes. […]

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“Beyond the Coyote” in Chicago Illinois Sept 10-12: Portraits in Oil and Acrylic Paint

By |August 8th, 2010|

Beyond the Coyote – Friday, Sept 10 – Sunday, Sept 12

Flat Iron Arts Building in Wicker Park Chicago, Illinois

at The Historic Flat Iron Arts Building, Chicago, Illinois

I will be featuring many new fine art portraits, figure studies, and nudes in oil and acrylic paint at the Flat Iron in Chicago, Illinois. If you are interested in commissioning a portrait in oil paint, acrylic paint, or pastels, this would be the perfect time to see samples of my work. […]

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“Face to Face” Portraiture Show

By |June 1st, 2010|

Portrait of Andrew exhibited at smArt Gallery in Chicago, Illinois

I will be holding an exhibit of my portraits in oil and acrylic paint at the smArt Gallery located in the Andersonville neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois. The show will feature a multitude of my portraits done over the last couple years as well as the work of other local Chicago artists. Stop by for a glass of wine and hors d’oeurves and enjoy the visual feast of  texture and colors.
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