Past Exhibitions


January 20 - March 18, 2018

This exhibition features work of five artists—Paula Crown, Michelle Grabner, Brad Killam, Tony Tasset, and James Welling—that unburden familiar objects from their function. Material, pattern, shape, and color of the domestic items are celebrated and displayed minimally throughout the volume of the McCormick House living space. Read More ›

Intention: Art of Randi Holt

January 28 - March 9, 2018

The Elmhurst Artists’ Guild (“EAG”) will host Intention, a solo exhibit by EAG member artist, Randi Holt. Holt’s paintings will be on exhibit from January 28, 2018 through March 9, 2018.  The artist’s opening reception on Friday, February 2, 2018 from 7:00 to 9:00pm is open to the public. Randi's solo exhibition will have over 40 works on paper in watercolor, ink, pastel and collage. The works represent Randi's most recent aesthetic directions, with her unique interpretations of life. Read More ›

Donna Castellanos: You're Surreal

January 20 - March 4, 2018

On the occasion of the exhibition by Gertrude Abercrombie, artist and educator Donna Castellanos created You’re Surreal, an interactive installation. Abercrombie’s contagious personality, extraordinary complexity, and passion for surrounding herself with fascinating people led to her status as the “queen,” and she was the subject of works by musicians, artists, and writers alike. Read More ›

Gertrude Abercrombie: Portrait of the Artist as a Landscape

January 20 - March 4, 2018

Gertrude Abercrombie (1909-1977) was a painter based in Chicago who created surreal and dream-like imagery. She developed her own unique style and color palette, and explained the images of her work with “It is always myself that I paint.” The exhibition will include over 40 of the artist’s enigmatic works of spare interiors and illusionary landscapes—which have been referred to as “psychic self-portraits.” Idiosyncratic, charming and irascible, Gertrude was presciently contemporary. Read More ›

EAG Winter Members Show

December 17, 2017 through January 26, 2018

The Winter Members Show at the Elmhurst Artists' Guild (EAG) features a variety of members' original artwork. The exhibition presents an opportunity to view and purchase affordable original contemporary artwork by emerging local artists from the greater Chicago area. Their breadth of styles and medium encompasses dramatically different artworks including watercolor, ceramics, oil, acrylic, digital, collage, photographic and sculptural works involving landscapes, portraits, abstract and other styles. Read More ›