Water Street Studios artists coming to TNPS

October 18, 2022
David Hauptschein self-portrait

The Water Street Studios Artists Collective (WSSAC) is coming to The Next Picture Show for a first-time special exhibition from October 29-December 10. It is free and open to the public during gallery hours, Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (or by appointment).

This group of 23 artists is based in Batavia, Illinois, but they come from all over the Chicago area. They work in various mediums, from painting and photography to sculpture and assemblage.

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“Self Portrait,” by David Hauptschein

The Collective’s seasoned artists have exhibited as a group and individually in galleries across the state and around the country. Many have been art teachers in colleges, universities, and high schools. All continue to explore and create exciting new work in their studios.

It’s on our Calendar!

CLICK HERE for more information on this special exhibition.

Les Allen | Left: “Proteus” | Right: “Psamath”

View the work of our visiting artists

Listed below are the latest participating Water Street Studio artists exhibiting their work at TNPS during the exhibition. Many of these folks will attend the opening reception on Friday, November 4, from 6-8 p.m. Take this opportunity to get to know them and their art!

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