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  • Thursday, November 17, 2016
  • 7:00pm  10:00pm
  • Tiger Strikes Asteroid 


The Painting Salon made an appearance in Chicago at the new Tiger Strikes Asteroid location for a November pop-up salon.

Featured Artists in this Chicago edition are:

Sabina Ott
Zoe Nelson

Sabina Ott is known for her broad range of work-- from painting to installation to sculpture-- and her central role in the art world as teacher, administrator, and as the founder of the exhibition space Terrain, which invites artists to create installations and performances using the exterior of her Oak Park home. She earned both her BFA and MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. Exhibiting since 1985, Ott has participated in over 100 solo and group exhibitions at institutions in Sao Paulo, Brazil; Auckland, New Zealand; Melbourne, Australia; and many cities across the US. Her work is in numerous museum collections including The Whitney Museum of American Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Oakland Museum of Art, and has been reviewed in Art in America, Art Forum, New Art Examiner, The New York Ties and The Los Angeles Times, among other publications. She has received a Guggenheim fellowship for 2015-2016 and recently held solo exhibitions at the Chicago Cultural Center and the Hyde Park Art Center. She is Professor of Art at Columbia College Chicago.

Zoe Nelson received an MFA from Columbia University and a BA from Barnard College. Nelson’s recent solo exhibition at the Cleve Carney Art Gallery, College of DuPage was selected as a Critic’s Pick on Artforum.com, and she currently has work in a three-person show at LVL3 Gallery in Chicago. Previous Chicago exhibitions include Western Exhibitions, Lloyd Dobler Gallery, Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center, ACRE Projects, and McCormick Gallery. Selected national exhibitions include Greenpoint Terminal Gallery (Brooklyn), the Elder Gallery (Lincoln, Neb.), Usable Space (Milwaukee), NurtureART (Brooklyn), and The Fisher Landau Center for Art (Long Island City). Nelson has attended residencies through ACRE (WI), Ox-Bow (MI), The Lighthouse Works (Fishers Island, NY), Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art (France), and Yale University’s Norfolk Summer Program (CT). She currently teaches in the Art, Media & Design Department at DePaul University.