The pandemic has been a time of suffering loss and sadness yet also allowed for space to reflect, ponder, dream and feel gratitude. Many artists retreated to safe spaces to practice social distancing and delve into creative projects and pursuits. The Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics (GoCM), Chicago is pleased to announce “Pandemic Portraiture” a juried and invitation exhibition will explore how artists working in mosaic and mixed media create art that immortalizes this unique moment in time.
The exhibition will take place October 1st, 2021 – January 8th, 2022, at GoCM. The opening reception is pending per current COVID-19 guidelines. The exhibition will juried by the curatorial board of The Chicago Mosaic School.
The Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics (GoCM) exhibits internationally renowned masters, emerging and established contemporary mosaic artists. GoCM is the only US gallery dedicated exclusively to promotes artists working in Mosaic Art. The gallery showcases works by a variety of renowned artists worldwide who exemplify technical excellence through a multitude of approaches, styles and materials. GoCM is located in Chicago’s historic Edgewater neighborhood and affiliated with The Chicago Mosaic School (CMS), the preeminent center for Mosaic Arts education in the Americas.