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“The Election” Opening Reception
October 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monoprints by: Jeff Kinzel, Kathy Steichen,
and Christopher Urias
730pm: Discussion –
The Election! What Trump means to the Republican Party: what happens if he loses, and what happens if he wins. About the battle between Clinton and Sanders and what that will mean for the future of the Democratic Party (with special guest Rick Perlstein)
Rick Perlstein is the author of three best-selling and prize-winning histories of the American right and is working on a fourth. He contributes journalism to publications including Esquire, the New Republic, and the Nation.
Jeff Kinzel has been working with the medium of foil for more than twentyyears. Born and raised in New York, he pursued his initial art studies at the Art Students League and the National Academy, also working as a studio assistant to painter Ellsworth Kelly. Later, he undertook graduate art studies at the University of Iowa. Kinzel’s paintings and foil works have been exhibited in solo and group shows abroad as well as in New York, Iowa, and North Carolina, where he now lives and works. He has taught extensively, both in the public-school system and as an independent arts educator, and today runs a small school based on an organic farm in Western North Carolina.
Douglas Ruschhaupt works in Milwaukee, WI and was a student of sculptor Julius Schmidt and Virginia Meyers at the University of Iowa.
Kathy Steichen co-founded Uri-Eichen Gallery with her husband, Christopher Urias, in 2011. She has led the programming development and coordination of over 100 visual art and community events at the gallery in the last 4 years. She is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has a M.S. in Union Leadership and Administration from UMASS Amherst. She has worked in the labor movement for more than 18 years as an organizer and union staff representative where she represents private and public sector local unions. She has been a practicing print-maker for over 25 years focused on work related to social justice themes.
Christopher Urias co-founded Uri-Eichen Gallery. He is a Pilsen, Chicago native who graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago focused on printmaking.