Thursday, June 16, 2011
Da Mock Show: UIC
400 S. Peoria Street
Tuesday, August 16
Noon - 5pm
“Da Mock Show”, an art exhibition staged in homage to the rock band Phish featuring 20 established artists from across the county, will take place just 2 blocks from Chicago’s UIC Pavilion on Tuesday, August 16 from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm. The event is free, family-friendly and open to the public. Da Mock Show will feature artwork for viewing and for sale. Full of color, graphics, and music-based visual art, this exhibition will showcase some of the most collectible artwork from the music industry, including Chicago’s own Jim Pollock, Jay Ryan, Steve Walters & Dan Grzeca as well as other accomplished artists such as Nate Duval (Massachusetts) and David Welker (New York). All 20 artists will be present to discuss their works and their unique craft.
Da Mock Show features:
Drew Findley (Subject Matter Studio)
Justin Helton (Status Serigraph)
Fred Hosman (Hosco Press)
Jonathan Lamb (Like Minded Productions)
AJ Masthay (Masthay Studios)
Mike Ortiz (Like Minded Productions)
Jim Pollock (Pollock Prints)
Jay Ryan (The Bird Machine)
Steve Walters (Screwball Press)
The Mock Show has hosted exhibitions in Colorado surrounding Phish’s 2009 Red Rocks Amphitheater concerts, in Miami during the band’s New Year's Eve run in 2009 and in conjunction with the 2010 Summer Camp Music Festival as "Mock Camp". UIC will mark Mock Show's fourth pop-up gallery installation. Through attendees support, Mock Show has helped raise funds for local and nationwide charities. Since its inception Mock Show has donated over $10,000.00 to various charities and non-profit organizations.
The Waterwheel Foundation will be our exclusive charitable benefactor for the event and will be selling tubes, limited edition merchandise, Jim Pollock's SBIX cars (which Jim will be on-site to personalize) and more. Please stop by their booth and make a donation!
For more information visit: http://www.amockshow.com