New American Paintings at the Elmhurst Art Museum

For the second year in a row, the Elmhurst Art Museum is presenting an exhibition that features work from all of the artists featured in the most recent Midwest Issue of New American Paintings.

This year’s publication and exhibition was thoughtfully curated by Kelly Schindler, associate curator at the St. Louis Contemporary Art Museum. The artists participating in this year’s NAP broadly span the spectrum of varying themes in contemporary painting, including figural representation, material studies, optical abstraction and spatial depictions, while continually redefining the limits of formal categorization.

All photos by James Prinz

Participating artists include Peter Barrickman, Leslie Baum, Laura Bidwa, William Blake, Michelle Bolinger, Jeff Broekhoven, Robert Burnier, James Collins, Shannon Estlund, Greg Fadell, Robert Gniewek, Magalie Guerin, Diana Guerrero-Maciá, Samantha Haring, Jamey Hart, Gina Hunt, Alex Jackson, Jeffrey Cortland Jones, Misha Kligman, Alicia LaChance, Michael Milano, Armin Mühsam, Andrea Myers, Paul Nudd, Boris Ostrerov, Josh Reames, David Rettker, Edo Rosenblith, Eric Ruschman, Deb Sokolow, Casey Jex Smith, Debra Smith, Scott Stack, Kevin Stuart, Keith Tolch, Sara Willadsen, Sarah Williams, Xi Zhang and Lauren Zoll.

We want to thank all participating artists and everyone at the Elmhurst, including the incredible Staci Boris, who has championed the show.

The exhibition is up through August 28th.

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