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The ARC Gallery

I visited the ARC Gallery for an opening this weekend, and was for the first time introduced to the group as a member. What a thrill! They even put my name up on the wall (see below). The ARC Gallery at 2156 N Damen in Chicago is an all-women membership and the members run the […]

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New gallery, work on TV and big sale

Quite an eventful week here at Rochelle Weiner Fine Art! First I found out that I was just juried in as a new member of the venerable ARC Gallery here in Chicago. I was juried in and will be meeting with them this weekend to find out how we get started! Here’s a bit of […]

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Accepted into the ARC Gallery

Very excited to report I am now a member of the ARC Gallery in Chicago. From their website: ARC Gallery is an internationally recognized exhibition space that has been an integral part of the Chicago art scene since its inception in 1973.   Founded during the women’s movement as an alternative to the mainstream gallery system, […]

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Another workshop with Jim Scherbarth

Last weekend I drove up to Minneapolis for the pleasure of studying with one of my favorite artists, James Edward Scherbarth. I had taken a workshop with Jim last April at Shake Rag Alley in Mineral Point, WI. I really respond to Jim’s style of teaching and got so much out of the first class, […]

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I Love Chicago – Michigan Avenue

Very excited to announce that my work will now be on display at the new “I Love Chicago” store on North Michigan Avenue in Chicago. I have already been showing my work in their shop at O’Hare’s international terminal, and they have now invited me to show at their new shop as well. I’m headed […]

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Awarded Honorable Mention for Faded Chalkboard Memories

I just found out that my painting, “Faded Chalkboard Memories” has won honorable mention from the Illinois Watercolor Society’s 2014 member show. I am over the moon thrilled about this! Hooray! Show is on Sunday at 2pm if anyone wants to truck out to Bloomingdale. IWS Member’s Show 2014 The Bloomingdale Park District Museum 108 […]

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My work to be on Chicago PD

I just signed release forms today because the set designer for NBC’s “Chicago PD” is going to use some of my work in the set for the show. Don’t know which pieces yet but I will be watching carefully to see when and where they show up! What a thrill!

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Art Retreat 2014

Just got back from a 4 day artist’s retreat in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. 8 oil/cold wax painters, sharing a beautiful space at Shake Rag Alley, working side by side – what a great trip. Coincidentally there was a plein air competition happening the same weekend  in Mineral Point so we were surrounded by art and […]

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Entered into IWS competition

I just entered the above painting, “Faded Chalkboard Memories” into the Illinois Watercolor Society’s annual member show. It’s a juried show so fingers crossed my painting will get noticed. I had a good spy of the competition when I dropped off and there are some serious contenders in that room! The painting is a continuation […]

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One of my pieces was stolen

Ok – I was showing my work – 7 pieces – at a place that for privacy reasons I will not name. The show was over and I had planned to pick up the work on a agreed-upon day. The day before that however, I find out that one of my paintings had been stolen […]

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