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Current Show:



September 7 through November 4

Wendy Franklin: Fiber

Opening reception with the artist:

Friday, September 7, 5:00-9:00 pm


Please join us at Vale Craft Gallery (230 W. Superior) on Friday, September 7 from 5:00 to 9:00 pm

for the opening reception of an exhibition featuring fiber wall pieces by Wendy Franklin.  The artist

layers hand-dyed wool and silk using a felting technique to create beautiful abstract art with luminous



Vale Craft Gallery's opening launches a new season in conjunction with the River North Design District's

Fall Gallery Walk featuring artwork in 18 design showrooms, as well as an array of exhibition openings

in 20 galleries centered at Superior and Franklin.  Wendy Franklin's artwork will also be on view for a

month at Lightology (215 W. Chicago) in a special vignette designed by Jasmin Reese Interiors. 



Peter's recent interview in

Chicago Gallery News.


For additional information or images, please contact:
Vale Craft Gallery at 312-337-3525 or

Archive of Past Events

Vale Craft Gallery

230 West Superior Street - Chicago, IL. 60654

Phone: 312.337.3525 - Fax: 312.337.3530


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Regular Gallery Hours:

Tuesday - Friday: 10:30am to 5:30pm

Saturday: 11:00am to 5:00 pm

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About Vale Craft Gallery:
Located in the heart of Chicago's vibrant River North gallery district, Vale Craft Gallery exhibits and sells contemporary American fine craft
and sculpture including works in clay, fiber, metal, glass, wood and mixed media. Since 1992, gallery owner Peter Vale has shown an
eclectic and affordable collection of decorative, functional, and sculptural artwork by both local and national artists. Vale Craft Gallery
features colorful textiles, beautiful glass objects, handcrafted furniture, innovative ceramics, whimsical sculpture, and unique jewelry.