“Long Hand”, 12.5.09

Johalla Projects presents Long Hand, a group exhibition curated by Caitlin Arnold and Emily Green. Featuring sculpture, photography and fiber, Long Hand brings together seven artists whose conceptual work involves lengthy, manual processes. With the constant inundation of the virtual into our everyday lives, these artists return to reality and the use of their physical bodies in the creation of their art.

New work by:

Jesse Avina

Melissa Damasauskas

Matt Shaw

Alise Spinella

Julia Stotz

Peter Takamori

Casey Ann Wasniewski

Opening Reception:

Saturday, December 5, 6-9pm
Beer provided by Grolsch, supporter of the arts

Exhibition runs through December 14
open Saturdays 1-5 or by appointment

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About johallaprojects

Johalla Projects was established in the fall of 2009 by Anna Cerniglia as a venue for emerging and mid-career artists. Located in Chicago's West Town neighborhood, Johalla Projects is a collective space collaborating with artists, writers, and curators. In addition to presenting exhibitions in its gallery space, Johalla works to organize and execute public art projects in neighborhoods across the city of Chicago. Every exhibition and project undergoes a thoughtful selection process, assuring that each show presented by Johalla Projects is comprised of the finest contemporary work.

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