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1527 Otto Blvd
Chicago Heights
IL 60411

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  2009 Calendar Archived
Fri | Dec 6 | 6-9pm

Ancient Chanting & Drumming

Explore cultural exercises that are thought to renew the spirit, encourage transformation and healing, and leave one feeling peaceful and grounded.

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Wed | Nov 11 | 6-9pm

"Beauteous, Bountiful Bras"

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Artists create art bras to enhance awareness of breast cancer and help raise funds for Cancer Supoort Center, Homewood, Illinois and Union Street Gallery.

Silent auction and exhibit continue through November 11

PREVIEW

Fri | Nov 13 | 6-9pm

"Twelfth Month " Regional Art Exhibit & Sale

Opening reception. Free. Open to the public.

Exhibit & Sale continue through December

Sponsored by SHANE'S Jewelers & Pawn Shop, Chicago Heights, IL

PREVIEW

Fri | Dec 11 |6-9pm

"Twelfth Month" Regional Art Exhibit & Sale

Special Evening of Shopping. Free. Open to the public.

Exhibit & Sale continue through December

Sponsored by SHANE'S Jewelers & Pawn Shop, Chicago Heights, IL

PREVIEW

Sat | Nov 21 | 12-2pm

"Brunch to Dye For"

$2 material fee. Bring natural fiber fabric or garments to dye or purchase 'blanks' here

RSVP Dorita Fuller 7272dfuller@gmail.com

Sat | Nov 21 | 11am

"Volunteer Appreciation Brunch "

By invitation only.

RSVP Jackie unionstreetart@sbcglobal.net

Sat | Nov 21 | 11am

"Clothing / Accessory Swap"

Open to Union Street Studio Artists, Guild Artists, friends. Bring gently used articles and accessories to swap!

CONTACT Jackie unionstreetart@sbcglobal.net

Fri | Dec 1 | 8:30am

"Wood Touch Up Training Workshop "

Wood and furniture touch up techniques.

CONTACT Phil Eberlin at 708.756.2031.

Fri | Dec 4 | 6pm

"Chanting and Drumming"

$5 fee. Open to Union Street Studio Artists, Guild Artists, GSU Alumni Art Forum, invited friends.

RSVP Patty McWilliams Pattymc13@comcast.net

Sat | Nov 21 | 12-2pm

"Brunch to Dye For"

$2 material fee. Bring natural fiber fabric or garments to dye or purchase or purshase white blanks on site

RSVP Dorita Fuller 7272dfuller@gmail.com

Fri | Oct 16 | 6-9pm

"Faces" Solo Exhibit by Patty McWilliams

Exhibit continues through October 31

PREVIEW

Continues through

October 9

"Assume Nothing" National Juried Art Event through October 9

Artist's reception & awards

Free open to the public

PREVIEW

Continues through

October 9

1st Annual Artist in Residence

"Terry Dixon" Solo Exhibit through Oct 31

PREVIEW

Sat | Sep 12, 19 & 26 9:30-11:30am

"Tapping Into the Spiritual Power of the Arts" Block 1

Hands-on study of the essential nature of human creativity and purposeful expressions of that powerful potential for growth. Utiltizing noted artist's statements and sacred texts as reference points for exploration.

$20 no advance material fees

RSVP Dorita Fuller 7272dfuller@gmail.com

Sat | Sep 26 | 12-2pm

"Brunch to Dye For"

$2 material fee. Bring natural fiber fabric or garments to dye or purchase or purshase white blanks on site

RSVP Dorita Fuller 7272dfuller@gmail.com

Fri | Oct 9 | 6-9pm

"Assume Nothing" National Juried Art Event

Exhibition closing event

PREVIEW

Fri | Oct 9 | 6-9pm

"Union Street Gallery Poetry"

Open Mic: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Featured Reader:  Luis Valadez — 7:30 p.m.

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Jul 10-Aug 28

6-9pm

"50 | 50" Regional Art Exhibit & Sale

PREVIEW

Sat | Aug 22 | 12-2pm

Brunch to Dye For

with Dorita Fuller, Studio Artist

$2 material fee. Bring natural fiber fabric or garments to dye or purchase or purshase white blanks on site

RSVP 7272dfuller@gmail.com

Sat | Jul 11

10am-3pm

"A Little Garden Art" Garden Walk Fundraiser

Rain or shine

What will you see? New gardens, mature gardens, veggies, perennials, flowering trees and shrubs, outdoor living rooms, dining rooms, front yards and back. Real gardens created by real people in our community. And, artists will be making art in the garden through out the day.

$20 ticket in advance | $25 day of

PREVIEW

Aug 1 - Jun 12

Extended through Saturday August 1

Vintage & Artsy Clothing, Jewelry & Accessories Sale

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Sat | Jun 27

11-1pm

Brunch to Dye For

with Dorita Fuller, Studio Artist

$2 material fee. Bring natural fiber fabric or garments to dye or purchase or purshase white blanks on site

RSVP 7272dfuller@gmail.com

Fri | Jun 12 | 8:30am-3p Sat | Jun 13 | 8:30am-3p

Garage Sale Fundraiser

Come on out and support Union Street Gallery!

Find stuff to recycle, reuse...

Fri | May 15 | 6-9pm

Intuitive Painting: An introduction to the process and the play
Thursday | April 30 | 6-9pm  Designed to be fun as well as helpful with your own personal exploration of your visual self, "The Artist Within". Materials include paint, paper and canvas. Facilitator Patty McWilliams, Studio Artist

RSVP pattymc13@comcast.net
Fee $45

Fri | May 22 | 6-9pm

Artist’s Reception & Open Studios Event

"Extravaganza" Homewood Flossmoor High School AP Art Exhibit "

Meet and speak with artists

PREVIEW

Sat | May 23

noon-3pm

Meet and speak with Homewood-Flossmoor High School Art Students & view

"Extravaganza" Homewood Flossmoor High School AP Art Exhibit "

Sat | May 23

11-1pm

Brunch to Dye For

with Dorita Fuller, Studio Artist

$2 material fee. Bring natural fiber fabric or garments to dye or purchase or purshase white blanks on site

RSVP doritafuller@hotmail.com

Fri | May 8

6-9pm

"Fractured Fairy Tales" & Open Studios Event

Host Paul Rayon, Storyteller and Kim Watts Rayon, artist

Audience particpation is encouraged.

Share a story you've written or a pre-published story.

RSVP for reading unionstreetart@sbcglobal.net

Also, on view Art Studios and artworks by Studio Artists and Collaborative Arts Guild Members.

Wed | Apr 29

9:30-11:30am

Reflections on the Life of the Spirit
8 week session 

RUHI Book I, themes: prayer, understanding the Baha'i Writings, Life and Death
3rd floor at the Gallery
Free. Enrich your spirit
Preregister at doritafuller@hotmail.com  (for book $8.00)

The group remains open through May 13, please contact doritafuller@hotmail.com

Thu | Apr 30 | 6-9pm

Intuitive Painting: An introduction to the process and the play
Thursday | April 30 | 6-9pm  Designed to be fun as well as helpful with your own personal exploration of your visual self, "The Artist Within". Materials include paint, paper and canvas. Facilitator Patty McWilliams

RSVP pattymc13@comcast.net
Fee $45

Fri | Apr 24 | 6-9pm

Artist’s Reception & Open Studios Event

"Paren/thesis" Marian Catholic High School Art Exhibit

Meet and speak with artists

EXHIBIT PREVIEW

Sat | Apr 25 | 1-3pm

"Icons & Iconography"

Father Thomas J. Loya, STB, MA

Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church

Father Loya presentation on icons and iconography

Suggested donation for Union Street Gallery $5

Sat | Apr 18

1:30 - 3pm

Praying in Color
Single session workshop. Guided meditation. Focal thoughts are shared by mind, spirit and hand. Using art materials. No artistic "talent" required.
Free. Gallery donations welcome.

Sat | Apr 18 

11am-1 pm

Brunch to DYE For
3rd floor Common Area
Bring natural fiber textile to dye or purchase white "blanks" to transform
General materials fee: $2.00
Gallery donations welcome 

Facilitator Dorita Fuller RSVP at doritafuller@hotmail.com

Mar 28 | 1:30-3pm

"Altered Couture" EXHIBIT PREVIEW

Plain Black Turtleneck Sweater Challenge Workshop

Join, Dorita Fuller, Studio Artist, Labyrinth Designer, Weaver, and Textile Designer for an interactive discussion on transforming an item from your closet. Discussion includes conceptual and material processes for reinventing textiles.

$5 donation requested for this event.

Mar 28 | 11-1pm

Brunch to DYE For
Bring natural fiber textile to dye or purchase white "blanks" to transform
General materials fee: $2.00
Gallery donations welcome 

Facilitator Dorita Fuller

Mar 23 | 7-9pm

14 weeks

"The Vein of Gold" Workshop

14 week session

$140

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Mar 14 | Saturday

12:30-2:30pm

Making Art at Union Street Gallery

Handcut Handmade Cards with Studio Artists Linda Lane Haynes

Ages 15+

Free

Mar 13-Apr 10

"Multiplicity" Spring National Juried Art Event

PREVIEW EXHIBIT

Feb 28

"Altered Couture" EXHIBIT PREVIEW

Plain Black Turtleneck Sweater Challenge Workshop

Join, Dorita Fuller, Studio Artist, Labyrinth Designer, Weaver, and Textile Designer for an interactive discussion on transforming an item from your closet. Discussion includes conceptual and material processes for reinventing textiles.

$5 donation requested for this event.

Feb 28

Brunch to Dye for

Offered by Studio Artist, Dorita Fuller

Bring natural fiber textile to dye or purchase white "blanks" to transform
General materials fee: $2.00
Gallery donations welcome 

Jan 9-Feb 28

“process | The Exhibit ” 12 Studio Artists EXHIBIT PREVIEW

"Writing into Painting | John Gutierrez" EXHIBIT PREVIEW

"Altered Couture" EXHIBIT PREVIEW

Community Art Project PREVIEW

Get Involved! Participate in making collaborative works of art. Individuals as well as groups are encouraged to become part of the community art project.

Saturday

Jan 24

"Will You Take the Plain Black Turtleneck Challenge?"

Discussion.

$5 donation

Saturday

Jan 24

Brunch to Dye For

Participate in dyeing workshop with Studio Artist, Dorita Fuller.

$2 for supplies

Saturday

Jan 24

12:30-2pm

"The Art of Framing for Exhibition & Sale" Workshop

Aesthetics and practices of framing art

RSVP unionstreetart@sbcglobal.net

$5 donation requested

Jan 17

Praying in Color Workshop

Offered by Studio Artist, Dorita Fuller

Introduction to a hands-on visual arts prayer/meditation process
No charge.  Materials provided.

Jan 9 | 6-9pm

Opening Reception

“process | The Exhibit ” 12 Studio Artists EXHIBIT PREVIEW

"Writing into Painting | John Gutierrez" EXHIBIT PREVIEW

"Altered Couture" EXHIBIT PREVIEW

Community Art Project PREVIEW

Get Involved! Participate in making collaborative works of art. Individuals as well as groups are encouraged to become part of the community art project.

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Email unionstreetart@sbcglobal.net