This event is FREE and open to the public, and registration is encouraged.
Celebrate new artwork from Marwen’s Spring 2023 classes and Marwen LAB! Tour studios, make art, and connect with our community.
Opening night celebration: Saturday, June 17, 4-8 pm
FREE; all are welcome
LAB exhibition: 1st floor gallery
Spring Term exhibition: 2nd and 3rd floor galleries
Marwen’s Spring 2023 studio courses:
Darkroom Photography Explorations; 3D Printed Cities; Mixed Media Portfolio; Cinematography 101; Adjust Your Focus: Digital Photo; Design to Print; Mini Muralismo: Graffiti Painting; Shrinky Dinks: DIY Jewelry Collection; Ritual Practices with Clay; Ceramics is Lit: Clay Light Sculptures; Make it FUNctional: Ceramics, Fantastic Clay Sculpture, Paint and Sculpt!; Chicago Characters: Painting + Drawing; Get in Line: Intro to Drawing; Be the Glitch! Digital Self Portraits; Super Duper Character Illustration,;BIPOC Lenses: Darkroom Photography; Render in Blender; Shelfies Shrine and Sounds; Story Quilts; Queer Stories: Prints ’n Zines; Drawn to Fibers: Fiber Art Explorations; Sew Much Fun: Fashion Design and Construction
Marwen Lab Exhibition:
The 2023 Marwen Lab Exhibition showcases independent projects created by 10-12th grade resident artists over the past year. The Lab residency supports young artists in developing their independent arts practice and creative community through weekly sessions which include open studio time, individual mentorship, reflective prompts, professional development workshops, and critiques.
Resident Artists: Abieyuwa Osunde, Afam Anigbo, Amelie Liebhaber, Amy Kan, Angel Mendoza, Araceli Espinoza, Brianna Dionicio, Emily Ramirez, Ernest Kelly, Gemma Ffrench, Graysen Peterson, Heaven Hill, Ingrid Lyons-Carlson, Kannon-Simone Payne, Miguel Castaneda, Nathan Trusty, Samuel Trusty, Sophia Serrano, Taylore-Morgan Johnson, Tia Jackson, Yamil Hernandez, Zoe Snelling
Teaching Artists: Alexandria Valentine, Davita Miranda, Itzel Velazquez, Marissa Macias, Vivian Zamora
Staff: Andy Li, Ash Busse, Grace Needlman, Loren Toney, Rafael Huerta
Both exhibitions run June 17 - September 17, 2023.