Chicago’s Twelve at Garfield Park Conservatory is the latest art exhibit to be featured at the city’s landmark garden under glass. The lushly planted greenhouses and outdoors grounds are the ideal backdrop for this exhibit that aims to stimulate dialog about our relationship with the world and community action dedicated to the possibility of a sustainable future. Unique installations created from found objects, non-traditional and “upcycled” materials range from whimsical to weird, existential to ethereal .
On display throughout the 4.5 acre greenhouses and grounds, the works of the twelve artists - Jason Brammer, Mary Ellen Croteau, Victoria Fuller, Sharon Gilmore, Kim Guare, Salvador Jimenez Flores, Dana Major Kanovitz, N. Masani Muhammad, Yva Neal, Connie Noyes, Alfonso Piloto-Nieves, and Vivian Visser - display a passion for the environment coupled with a unique creative vision that is sure to positively impact all visitors to this only-in-Chicago installation.
Presented by the Zhou B. Art Center, the Chicago Park District and the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance and curated by Sergio Gomez, Chicago’s Twelve at Garfield Park Conservatory, the exhibit runs from now through Dec 9, 2012. Admission is free; hours are from 9AM-5PM daily and Wednesdays until 8 P.M.
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