River North

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Current Event:


Trees Group Exhibition

Opening reception: Friday, May 5th, 5-8 pm



May 5 through July 8 Trees Group Exhibition

Opening reception: Friday, May

5th, 5-8 pm


Please join us at Vale Craft Gallery on Friday, May 5th from

5:00 to 8:00 pm for the opening reception of a group show of

artwork celebrating trees. This invitational exhibition includes

functional and decorative ceramics, kiln-formed glass, wood

sculpture, paintings, collage, and mixed media wall art inspired

by trees in a range of styles from abstract to impressionistic to

whimsical.  Featured gallery artists include Paul Messink, Lenore

Lampi, Ed Lazzeroni, Joyce Rebora, Steve Rebora, Michelle Sales,

Chet Geiselman, Peter Vale, and Judy Petacque.


This exhibition is dedicated to the memory of

Judy Petacque, a beloved Vale Craft Gallery artist

since 2009, who passed away on April 20.  Judy's

positive energy and creative spirit live on in her

joyful paintings and collage that are treasured

by her many friends and collectors.


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

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Vale Craft Gallery

230 West Superior Street - Chicago, IL. 60654

Phone: 312.337.3525 - Fax: 312.337.3530


Directions to Gallery

Regular Gallery Hours:

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

Saturday: 11:00am to 5:00 pm

Extended Gallery Hours on First Fridays

10:30am to 7:00pm


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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.