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Packer Schopf Gallery Update
Upcoming Events...

Jim Dingilian Casey Gunschel Jeremiah Lee

Hello and welcome to FALL! We have quite a few things coming up.

On Saturday, October 13th, 2 talks and a concert.

  • Starting at 1 PM Casey Gunschel will discuss extreme leather tooling, her current show Ritual Unions: A Fairy Story, and her art in general.
  • At 2 PM Jim Dingilian will discuss his show Smoke Drawings, along with his interest in photography, and subtraction. He's flying in from NYC for this, and the reaction his work gets is not unlike Brian Dettmer's.
  • And finally... at 3 PM we have a music event.... Cigar Box Guitar Concert, featuring Jeremiah Lee's instruments from his current show. Chris Dimond will be the featured player. He is a fine arts music grad from the University of Iowa and will .....rock the house?
Jeremiah Lee is a featured artist in Chicago Artist's Month and this is one of the featured events in the catalog programming. WPWR did a little story on the event.

David Sutton also will be on hand selling his new book about Cigar Box Guitars....He is the author and photographer of Cigar Box Guitars: "The Ultimate DIY Guide for the Makers and Players of the Handmade Music Revolution". Sutton is better known locally as the owner of and principal portrait photographer at Sutton Studios, where he has specialized in capturing the unique bond between people and their pets for over fifteen years.

Believe it or not there is more....we are participating in our bi-annual EXPLORE FULTON MARKET, same day, Saturday, October 13, 12 - 5 PM. This means in our general neighborhood there will be about 40 creative businesses up for your visit... Of course start here! There will be a simple visitation game with cash prizes involving the best hand of poker....


And if you have gotten this far... Two more things. The night before all these events, there is a reception for new gallery artist Peter Karklins. He does the most concentrated and intense surreal pencil drawings I have ever seen. We will have a show for him in February, but you can get a museum peak of his work at the DePaul Art Museum on Friday evening, October 12 from 6 - 8 PM.

DePaul Art Museum Reception for gallery artist, Peter Karklins
935 West Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
P 773 325 4616

The Nature Drawings of Peter Karklins
Artist's Reception: Friday, October 12 6 - 8 PM

In closing, I'd like to mention a fantastic show that Lorraine Peltz is in.... at Carthage College in Wisconsin, curated by Danny Orendorff. She is in good company, featuring among others, work by Mike Andrews, Claire Arctander, Claire Ashley, Edie Fake, Jesse Harrod, Allison Schulnik, and Saya Woolfalk.


That's all for now. Best, Aron

Packer Schopf Gallery    942 W. Lake St Chicago, IL 60607    www.packergallery.com

Exhibition Run: September 7 - October 20     Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11:00am to 5:30pm

Contact Aron Packer at [email protected]    Phone: 312.226.8984    Fax: 312.432.1235