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Outside Inside

Outside Inside

Opening reception

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Introduction by Dr. Dean P. Bell.
Reception to follow.
Free. No reservation required.

New Works by Fellows of the Midwest Jewish Artists Lab

Outside Inside: Exploring Boundaries and Otherness displays new works created by Spertus Institute's second cohort of the Midwest Jewish Artists Lab. This year-long initiative brought together twelve distinguished local artists for workshops, study, and critiques. During the course of the program, each participant created an artwork or series around the theme of boundaries.

The artists selected to participate in the second Chicago cohort of the Midwest Jewish Artists Lab are:

Stewart Cherlin Alan Hobscheid
Julie Cowan  Suzanne Horwitz
Dorit Jordan Dotan Sandra Perlow
Gabrielle Egnater Joyce Polance
Peter N Gray Charles Rice
Charlotte Hart Pauline L. Silberman

Images at left

Far left: Circumstance and Astute by Julie Cowan
2017, Paper lithography and colored pencil, pastel.

Immediate left: Missing by Joyce Polance
2017, Oil on canvas

Exhibition Hours

Sunday 10 am- 5 pm
Monday-Wednesday 9 am- 5pm
Thursday 9 am- 6 pm
Friday 9 am- 3 pm

Outside Inside is on view September 17, 2017 through January 7, 2018.

Spertus Institute is closed on Jewish and secular holidays.

Programs in conjunctions with this exhibit

Artist-Led Tours

Visitors will be able to tour Outside Inside: Exploring Boundaries and Otherness with the artists as their guides. Free. No reservation required.

Sunday, October 29, 2017, 3-5 pm
Charles Rice | Charlotte Hart | Sandra Perlow | Stewart Cherlin

Sunday, November 12, 2017, 3-5 pm
Suzanne Horwitz | Gabrielle Egnater | Julie Cowan | Alan Hobscheid

Sunday, December 10, 2017, 3-5 pm
Peter N Gray | Pauline L. Silberman | Dorit Jordan Dotan | Joyce Polance


The Midwest Jewish Artists Lab is generously supported by a grant from the Covenant Foundation.