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Opening Reception For “Privates”: Friday At Studio Oh, 4/13, 6-10

by Leon Sarantos in New Exhibit


Youthful Thoughts


You’re invited to the opening reception for our group exhibit, “Privates”on Friday, April 13th!

Come celebrate the latest exhibition at Studio Oh in Pilsen.  Then explore 30+ creative spaces for 2nd Fridays Gallery Night in the Chicago Arts District.

When:  The opening Reception is Friday evening, April 13th from 6 – 10 PM at Studio Oh gallery, 1837 S. Halsted Street in Chicago.  It is free and open to the public.  Enjoy light refreshments and see vivid, engaging artwork.  The exhibit is on display from April 10 until May 29th.  Closing reception is on Friday, May 11, 2018 6-10 PM.

What:  “Privates”  is a group exhibit that explores the nude figure, both male and female in the traditional sense, but also in a new and unexpected way.  Curated by Erwin Overes and Lisa Stefaniak at Studio Oh gallery.  Many artists from metro Chicago are participating.   

Exhibiting artists include: Matthew Adamczyk, David A. DeCesaris, Matt Geer, Pete Jacobs, Eric Kraybill, Nancy Pirri, Leon Sarantos, Stafford Smith, Joni Sullivan, Robert Tolchin, Garry Vettori.

Three of my figurative paintings are on display including Youthful Thoughts (above) and


Nude Man Seated

Nude Male Reclining

Where:  Studio Oh is in Pilsen in the heart of the Chicago Arts District at 1837 S. Halsted Street, Chicago.  Hours: Tuesdays and Saturdays from 1 PM till 6 PM.  Outside of these hours, you are welcome to make an appointment.  Phone: (773) 474-1070.


About Studio Oh!


Studio Oh! is a working studio and gallery, run by the accomplished sculptor, Erwin Overes, and Lisa Stefaniak, who is a photographer. Besides being a place to produce and display their own art, Studio Oh! is a gallery that gives the opportunity to other professional and emerging artists to show their work. The gallery’s main focus is modern and contemporary art.

About 2nd Fridays Gallery Night in the Chicago Arts District

The Chicago Arts District hosts 2nd Fridays Gallery Night, the monthly opening receptions at the galleries and artists’ studios centered around South Halsted and 18th Streets in Chicago. The event begins at 6:00pm and runs til 10pm.

Come visit the 30+ creative spaces in the Chicago Arts District at South Halsted and 18th Streets as they showcase an exciting display of art and artists from Chicago and beyond. This unique art community opens its doors, free of charge, and lets you get up close and personal with the art and artists.   Pick up a map at the information center at 1821 S. Halsted and explore the city’s most vibrant art community, the Chicago Arts District, where people meet ART!



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