Art 'N All That Jazz
Rick Janes, Javet Kimble, Jerry Landsman, Walter Moskow,
Myles Rothstein, Shari Swartz & Chuck Winans
Mr. Bluesman 24" x 48"
Mixed Media Construction
by Rick Janes
On Exhibition at Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL
Opening Reception: Friday, September 24, 1999 (6:00 - 7:00 p.m.)
Artwork is on display at Steppenwolfs 2nd Floor Gallery through November 7, 1999.
There is no charge for viewing of the artwork.
Regular viewing hours are one hour prior to theatre performances.
For more information contact the gallery at .
This art exhibition is in complement to Steppenwolfs
production of Side Man by Warren Leight.
|Jelly Fish Morton Mixed Media Construction 22 1/8" x 18"
RICK "FISH" JANESRick is a freelance graphic illustrator and plays guitar and harmonica with the hot blues band, "Fish and the Bluefins" every Tuesday evening at Gallery Cabaret located at 2020 N. Oakley in Chicago. Rick combines wood, foam, paper and assorted objects from musical instruments to create his eye-popping shadow box constructions. Rick attended the North Shore Academy of Art and his illustrations can be found in numerous magazines and on many album and CD covers for bands such as The Wildman Band, West Side Heat and The Flannel Tubs. His artwork has been exhibited at U.S. Blues, Rubin Gallery and several exhibitions presented by Anatomically Correct at Steppenwolf Theatre, The Goodman Theatre and Northlight Theatre.
|B/W PHOTOGRAPHY © JAVET KIMBLE
Javet began his formal photographic career in 1971, one year after his return from Vietnam. He studied photography at Columbia College in Chicago, prior to beginning his career as a professional photographer. Javet later completed his education by earning a Bachelors in General Studies from Chicago State University. Javets photos have been shown at the Chicago Urban League, Prairie state University, the Illinois Artisans Gallery, the "Jazz McDonalds" (on Ontario St.) and at Anatomically Corrects exhibition at The Goodman Theatre. Javet is a staff photographer for the City of Chicago.
|JERRY LANDSMAN Jerry was born and raised in Chicago. He received his B.A. from Roosevelt University under the G.I. Bill after World War II. He has studied art with Florence Singer. Jerry is a docent at the Terra Museum of American Art and a board member of the Wilmette Arts Guild. He is an award winning artist whose work has been seen in numerous exhibitions and art fairs.
Hot Brass II Acrylic on Canvas
24" x 30"
| Loose Tubes
Acrylic & Pastel
40" x 30"
|Ginger & Spice Acrylic & Pastel
36" x 34"
|WALTER MOSKOW Walters career in art began when he was in high school after he won a city-wide art competition that included a scholarship to The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. After graduating from the Institute, he spent time touring Europe. For the next 24 years, he worked at Montgomery Ward Co. designing displays and advertising campaign programs. Walters colorful paintings of the jazz nightclub scenes create an atmosphere in which you can almost hear the music.
|MYLES ROTHSTEINMyles is a self-taught photographer whose work has been shown at Excaliber and at the Chicago Jazz Festival. Myles also provided photos for an illustrated textbook, An Outline History of American Jazz by David Sharp.
Checkerboard Players 28" x 34" Gouache on Paper
Shari received a Bachelor of Graphic Design in Fine Art from the University of Florida. Since moving to Chicago several years ago, Shari has worked steadily as an artist and freelance illustrator. She has served as the Director of the Design Committee for Art Against Aids Gala and Art Auction and on the promotions committee for Chicago Artists Month, sponsored by the Chicago Artists Coalition. Most recently, Sharis artwork was selected for the Latino Chicago Film Festivals poster image and her jazz images have appeared on the City of Chicago Jazz Festivals t-shirts, posters and souvenirs. You can also see Sharis designs on a cow in the Citys Cows on Parade, sponsored by the Allerton Crowne Plaza Hotel (corner of Michigan Ave and Huron). She is currently working on a mural for the League of Chicago Theatres ticket booth (on Lake Street). Her work has been exhibited in many galleries and through exhibitions presented by Anatomically Correct.
© Chuck Winans
© Chuck Winans
© Chuck Winans
© Chuck Winans
Chuck is a self-taught photographer focused on capturing the live performances of blues and jazz performers. His work has been published in Pollstar, Blues Access, Blues Revue, Guitar One, and Album Network. His work has also appeared on the covers of Alligator, Earwig, Blue Suit and Tone-Cool record labels. When not photographing musicians in small clubs, large venues, concert stages and jazz festivals, Chuck can be found at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, where he works as the companys director of telemarketing.
Anatomically Correct is an Illinois non-profit corporation dedicated to showcasing work by artists in public spaces in a combined effort to educate, diversify, and promote community awareness of the visual and performing arts.
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