Community, Park Forest

Two New Exhibits Opening at Union Street Gallery on Wednesday, August 10

CHICAGO HEIGHTS—(ENEWSPF)—August 6, 2016.  Two new exhibits will be opening at Union Street Gallery, 1527 Otto Boulevard in Chicago Heights on Wednesday, August 10.

‘The Structure’ features work about, made with, and inspired by architecture and architectural materials. The wide variety of work was selected by jurors, Mike Bonhart and Carole Joy Brejcha.

Steven Lockwood’s ‘Right In Two’

Exhibiting Artists for ‘The Structure:’ are Cousandra Armstrong, Fermin Barbosa, Rachelle Barmann, Carol Brockman, Alexander Gregory, Eric Hazeltine, Peter Jablokow, Kim Sae Jun, Kellie Lachata, Jess Lassahn, Dawn Leader-Peloso, David Levenson, Steven Lockwood, Sandra Marchetti, Liz Mares, and Taylor Mazer.

‘Project Onward at Union Street Gallery’ is a studio and gallery for professional artists with mental and developmental disabilities. Many of their artists find inspiration in architecture, which pairs perfectly with the Gallery’s regional juried exhibit, ‘The Structure.’

Ryan Tepich’s ‘Palmer House’

Exhibiting Artists for ‘Project Onward:” are James Allen, Franklin Armstrong, Pedro Basantes, John Behnke, Kareem Davis, Louis DeMarco, Andrew Hall, Jason Hines, Adam Hines, David Holt, Brandon Jackson, RJ Juguilon, Sabieon Lavinder, Ray Michalski, Ryan Tepich, Richard Willis, and George Zuniga .

Both exhibits will run through September 10.  An opening reception will be held on Saturday, August 13 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Both the exhibits and reception are free and open to the public.

Gallery hours are Wednesday and Thursday from noon to 5 p.m., Friday from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For additional information, call 708-754-2601 or visit