Friday, September 25th 2009, 6-10pm
Saturday & Sunday, September 26th & 27th 2009, 12-7pm

The 39th Annual Pilsen East Artists Open House will feature the work of both established and emerging artists in Chicago’s oldest art community. Some neighborhood favorites include, Floyd Davis at Artpentry, Jeremy Ehly, Lindsay Grote, Bridget Bolger & Scott Multer at South Halsted Gallery, Debbie White, Vespine Gallery and Studio, Logsdon 1909, Matt Barber Kennedy, Brian Mancl, Ron Reason, EP Theater, Studio 101, and Chicago Art Department.

This event is a self guided walking tour of the intimate world of the working artist. This neighborhood of creatives welcomes you to experience art at its source as you visit their home, studio, theater, dance space, gallery. More than 50 artists will participate and be on hand to discuss their work and share their creative process, don’t miss this unique perspective.

This is a multi-location event and spans approximately 6 blocks. The central location of the event is South Halsted and 18th Streets in Chicago. Please visit the info center at 1821 South Halsted for maps and event details.

Chicago Art Department Exhibiting Artists:

Abraham Velazquez

Byron Durham

Chris Hales

Hansol Goo

Hilesh Patel

Jeannie Lugtu

Jen Rosenthal

Jova Durán

Kirsten Strauss

Mike Nourse

Mike Wilgus

Nat Soti

Nathan Peck

Seth Gersberg

Stacy Peterson

Vivian Sakellariou

— Anthony P. Munoz