7th Annual National Self-Portrait Exhibition at 33 Contemporary Gallery

Comprising 12,000 sq. ft. of gallery space in the first floor of the Zhou B. Art Center, the 33 Contemporary Gallery presents the 7th Annual National Self-Portrait Exhibition. Dates of Exhibition: July 15 to August 13, 2011
Opening Reception: July 15th from 7 to 10 pm. Address: 1029 W. 35th Street, Chicago, IL 60609.

In celebration of the 7th anniversary of the 33 Contemporary Gallery (formerly known as 33 Collective Gallery), this year's exhibition will be the largest one to date, with 145 artists participating.The entire first floor of the Zhou B. Art Center will become a national laboratory for the exploration and visual representation of the "self". This exhibition will be entirely devoted to different aspects of self-awareness, individual perception and identity. It will include works ranging from representational, non-representational and conceptual ideas of the self. It will feature works in a variety of media. "Small Passion," a recent painting by Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern is included in the exhibition.