June 20, 2012

Exhibition includes new works by 2011 Artists-in-Residence of UChicago's Arts & Public Life and the Center for Race, Politics & Culture

June 26, 2012 - August 5, 2012
Logan Center Gallery
Tuesday- Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM 

Local Metrics: Majeed, Mooses, Myrie, on view June 26 - August 5, 2012, at the Logan Center Gallery, features new works by Chicago artists Faheem Majeed, Cathy Alva Mooses, and Eliza Myria -- all three 2011 Artists-in-Residence of the University of Chicago's Arts & Public Life and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture.

The exhibition is the culmination of Majeed, Mooses, and Myrie -- residents of South Shore, Pilsen, and Rogers Park respectively -- having developed their disctinct arts practices and perspectives over the last year as artists-in-residents, working with faculty, staff, and students at the University of Chicago.

Watch videos about each artist here: http://bit.ly/NTVvnh

Exhibition programs include an opening reception and concert, individual artist spotlights in conversation with CSRPC's Tracye Mattnews and guests, a gallery talk with the artists in conversation with Arts & Public Life director Theaster Gates and The Renaissance Society's Hamza Walker. See full details below.

The June 29 opening reception includes a special concert by Chicago jazz greats Douglas R. Ewart and Quasar with special guests Ann Ward, Jeff Parker, Lester "Helmar" Lashley, and Harrison Bankhead.

All free and open to the public at the Logan Center Gallery

Opening Reception
June 29, 2012
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Logan Center Gallery

7:30 - 8:30 PM
Music by Douglas R. Ewart and Quasar
with special guests Ann Ward, Jeff Parker, 
Lester “Helmar” Lashley, a Harrison Bankhead 

Gallery Talk
With Theaster Gates, Hamza Walker, Faheem Majeed, Cathy Alva Mooses & Eliza Myrie
July 17, 2012 
6:30 - 7:00 PM (Refreshments); 7:00 PM (Talk) 
Logan Center Gallery

Individual Artist Spotlights
In conversation with Tracye Matthews (CSRPC) and guests
July 11: Eliza Myrie
July 23: Cathy Alva Mooses
August 1: Faheem Majeed
All 6:00 PM at the Logan Center Gallery

Mitch Marr
Marketing Manager
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

**Arts & Public Life videos and images avaialble upon request**