Union Street Gallery, a beautiful gallery and studio space located in Chicago Heights, hosts 10 exhibitions a year. Currently up is Insider Art, a show highlighting work of 34 local artists.

Art by Alexis Moulds.

Art by Alexis Moulds.

This year, the annual USG Studio and Guild Artists exhibit showcases a broad range of medias and styles, from surreal illustrations to serene landscapes, from sacred installations to whimsical sculpture. Many of the artists are new to the gallery and are exhibiting their work there for the first time. The Insider Art exhibition is very diverse, including a wide variety of paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, and installations, to name a few.

Art by Richard Benoit.

Art by Richard Benoit.

Exhibiting artists include the following:

Richard Benoit, Margaret Brady, Rexanne Coad, Mary Compton, Claudia Craemer, Suzanne Dreher, Pam Eberlin, Barbara Edwards, Irene Ganas, Margi Hafer, Linda Lane Haynes, Madeline Henry, Eve Jensen, Aline Keith, Mark Kennedy, Renee Klyczek Nordstrom, Allison Kortokrax, Jean Lewis, Elaine Martin, Diane McGarel, Joe McIlhany, Harriett Miller, Alexis Moulds, Michele Owens, Roger Paris, Stuart Pearson, Linda Peterson, Ginny Raftery, Pamela Rodey, Leon Sarantos, Richard Schmidt, Jean Schuster, Carolyn Sims, Mary Ann Trzyna

Photo courtesy of Union Street Gallery.

Photo courtesy of Union Street Gallery.

Join Union Street Gallery in Chicago Heights for the Insider Art Opening Reception on Friday, June 21st from 6-9pm. Admission is free, but a minimum $5 donation is appreciated. Refreshments and adult beverages will be served. If you can’t make the opening reception, the Insider Art show will be up until July 20, 2013.

A personal note: I’ve been to Union Street Gallery multiple times for gallery receptions, events, and open mic nights, and I can’t stress enough how nice this space is and how wonderful and helpful the staff is. USG is great gallery in a small suburb that puts on a lot of good shows and has a great eye for talent. I highly recommend!

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