‘You Art What You Eat’ National Juried Art Exhibit Opens at Union Street Gallery on February 25

Top: Photograph by Jonathan Breckerman from Connecticut; Bottom Photograph by Rachel Porter from Pennsylvania

CHICAGO HEIGHTS—(ENEWSPF)—February 9, 2015. ‘You Art What You Eat,’ a National Juried Art Exhibit opens at Union Street Gallery on February 25 and will run through March 28.

Join us for the opening reception Friday February 27th, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. when many of the exhibiting artists will be in town and in attendance. We encourage the public to take this opportunity to engage them about their work.  Award winners will be announced at 7:30 p.m. Both the exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

Union Street Gallery is exhibiting 53 works of art from all over the nation that explore all aspects of food and its cultural significance including cultivation, distribution, preparation, consumption, and appreciation. This exhibit was curated by Shannon Stratton and includes creative reflections on the aesthetic qualities of food; art that addresses the political, economic, and social dimensions of food production and consumption; and art that focus on traditions surrounding food or how we use food as a rich form of cultural communication.  

Union Street Gallery is located at 1527 Otto Boulevard, Chicago Heights. For more information about exhibit or Gallery hours, call 708-754-2601 or visit the website:  www.unionstreetgallery.org.

Source: www.unionstreetgallery.org