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First Rate Art

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Sunday, March 20, 1988–Wednesday, March 30, 1988
Location:
Gallery 400
400 South Peoria Street, Chicago, IL 60607

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(exact dates unknown)

Artists: Craig Anderson, Tammy Bogue Voris, Gary Dienes, Robert Dominiak, Gary Drake, Diane Fitzgerald, Esteen Lauri, Paula Palmer, and David Ritter

First Rate Art by Secondary School Teachers was an exhibition of the work of nine exceptional teachers in the Chicago community, including Craig Anderson, Tammy Bogue Voris, Gary Dienes, Robert Dominiak, Gary Drake, Diane Fitzgerald, Esteen Lauri, Paula Palmer, and David Ritter.

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Exhibition Checklist

Craig Anderson

Corner Icon

Acrylic, 76 x 48 in.

Maelstrom Float

Acrylic and oil, 76 x 48 in.
Courtesy Carl & Ann Berman, The Tracks Restaurant.

Metamorphosis
Acrylic on canvas, 55 x 8 ft.

Gary M. Dienes

Bi-Mod

Clay.

Tri-Axis-Mod

Clay.

Tri-Mod/ Tri-Sphere

Clay.

Robert Dominiak

Space Machine – Hand Crank, 1978
Welded steel and wood base, 31 x 17 x 9 in.

Space Machine I,
1978
Welded steel, 28 1/2 x 13 x 9 in.

Space Machine II
, 1978
Welded steel and wood base, 31 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 7 in.

Warrior I, 1977
Welded steel, 22 x 19 x 6 in.

Warrior II, 1977
Welded steel, 21 x 14 1/2 x 9 in.

Gary Drake

Barre II

Bronze, brass and purple heart, 7 x 3 x 4 in.

Dance Studio

Sepele, bronze, 20 x 13 x 6 in.

Dance Studio – Dressing Room

Sepele, bronze and brass, 14 x 12 x 7 in.

Dance Studio – Hallway

Purple heart and bronze.

Dance Studio – Hallway Mirror
Bronze, beech and mirror, 12 x 6 x 5 in.

Dance Studio – Practice Stage

Birch sepele and bronze, 58 x 14 x 8 in.

Dance Studio – Window I
Charcoal.

Dance Studio – Window II

Charcoal.

Dance Studio – Window III

Charcoal, 14 x 10 x 8 in.

Japanese Box
Beech and bronze, 20 x 4 x 4 in.

Locker Room

Charcoal and pastel, 26 x 20 in.

Smoking in the John – Sink

Charcoal and pastel, 26 x 20 in.

Smoking in the John – Stall

Charcoal, 26 x 20 in.

Smoking in the John – Window

Charcoal, 26 x 20 in.

Diane Fitzgerald

The Buzzy Mask, 1987
Mixed media.

Diane Mask, 1983
Plaster, tin foil, aluminum screening, cardboard, pipe cleaner, watercolor and gouache, 15 1/2 x 12 x 4 in.

Environment 1, 1982
Mixed media, 67 x 67 in.

Happy Half Mask, 1987
Plaster, tin foil, aluminum screening, cradboard, pipe cleaner, watercolor and gouache.

The House Series: No. 2,
1987
Watercolor, 7 x 10 in.

The House Series: No. 4, 1987
Watercolor, 7 x 10 in.

The House Series: No. 5, 1987
Watercolor, gouache, gold thread, 14 x 17 in.

The Jam Mask, 1987
Mixed media.

Lush Fancy, 1983
Watercolor, 20 x 27 in.

My Magical Fantasy II
, 1983
Watercolor, 28 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.

Over Lemonscape: The House, 1987
Watercolor, 10 x 9 in.

Prairie Wrightscape in Orange, 1985
Watercolor and gouache, 12 x 16 in.

Roman Half Mask, 1987
Plaster, tin foil, aluminum, cardboard, pipe cleaner, watercolor and gouache.

Wrightscape I, 1985
Waterclor, 14 x 32 1/2 in.

Esteen Lauri

Afternoon Delight

Watercolor and graphite on paper, 34 x 45 in.

Another Wedding Doll

Watercolor, 36 x 44 in.

Black Case No. 1

Watercolor and graphite on paper 32 x 43 in.

Cracker Jack’s Wrapper, 1985
38 x 49 in.

First Crystal

Watercolor and graphite on paper, 40 x 50 in.

Raspberry Silk

Watercolor and graphite on paper, 47 x 50 in.

Suitcase Drawing

Graphite, 36 x 44 in.

Suitcase No. 12

Watercolor, 26 x 35 in.

Paula Palmer

Calligraphy of Self

Colored pencils, graphite and cray pas, 15 1/2 x 20 in.

Collective Marks

Colored pencil, graphite and cray pas, 19 1/4 x 25 in.

Feelings Revealed

Colored pencil, graphite and cray pas, 16 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.

Memory Wall

Colored pencil, graphite and cray pas, 18 1/2 x 24 1/2 in.

Ordered Thoughts,
1987
Colored pencil, graphite and cray pas, 11 x 20 1/4 in.

Oriental Instincts

Colored pencil, graphite and cray pas, 16 x 23 in.

Tamara Bogue Voris

Double Indemnity

Graphite on paper.

Swing Music

Graphite on paper.

Remnants of a Curious Erotic Art #1

Graphite on paper.

Thank you, I’ll walk

Graphite on paper.

The War Effort

Graphite on paper.

EXHIBITION SUPPORT

First Rate Art is supported by the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Art and Design’s College of Architecture, Art and Urban Planning.