Monday, August 15, 2011

Mock Show - Free Art Exhibit on Tuesday in Chicago

Our friends asked us to share this info about Da Mock Show, which is a free art show on Tuesday August 16th, starting at noon and running through 5pm at Gallery 400, which is two blocks from UIC, where Phish is playing.
What: Da Mock Show
When: Tuesday, August 16
Time: Noon - 5pm
Location: Gallery 400
Where: 400 S. Peoria Street, Chicago, IL
Here's more info....
"Da Mock Show", an art exhibition staged in homage to the rock band Phish featuring 20 established artists from across the county, will take place just 2 blocks from Chicago’s UIC Pavilion on Tuesday, August 16 from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm. The event is free, family-friendly and open to the public. Da Mock Show will feature artwork for viewing and for sale. The exhibition will showcase some of the most collectible artwork from the music industry, including Chicago’s own Jim Pollock, Jay Ryan, Steve Walters & Dan Grzeca as well as other accomplished artists such as Nate Duval (Massachusetts) and David Welker (New York). All 20 artists will be present to discuss their works and their unique craft.
Da Mock Show features:

Isadora Bullock
Nate Duval
Drew Findley (Subject Matter Studio)
Dan Grzeca
Justin Helton (Status Serigraph)
Bruce Horan
Fred Hosman (Hosco Press)
Ryan Jerzy
Ryan Kerrigan
Jonathan Lamb (Like Minded Productions)
AJ Masthay (Masthay Studios)
Ian Millard
Mike Ortiz (Like Minded Productions)
Jim Pollock (Pollock Prints)
Jay Ryan (The Bird Machine)
Tim Ripley
Uncle Ebeneezer
Steve Walters (Screwball Press)
David Welker
The Mock Show has hosted exhibitions in Virginia celebrating the return of Phish in March of 2009, Colorado surrounding Phish’s 2009 Red Rocks Amphitheater concerts, in Miami during the band’s New Year's Eve run in 2009 and in conjunction with the 2010 Summer Camp Music Festival as "Mock Camp". UIC will mark Mock Show's fourth pop-up gallery installation. Through attendees support, Mock Show has helped raise funds for local and nationwide charities. Since its inception Mock Show has donated over $10,000.00 to various charities and non-profit organizations.

The Waterwheel Foundation will be our exclusive charitable benefactor for the event and will be selling tubes and limited edition merchandise.

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