Join us for our June First Friday event with Featured Artist Angela Saxon and Local Artist Lucie Phillips. Come for great art, light refreshments and live music. The Hubbard Woods Design District will once again be featuring a Cocktail Hop with 11 neighborhood stores participating. Vivid will be serving "Modigliani Mules." It finally feels like summer, so stop by Vivid before or after dinner and then walk the neighborhood!
Join us for our May First Friday event with Featured Artist Allison Svoboda and Local Artist Keith Decker. Come for great art, light refreshments and live music. The Hubbard Woods Design District will once again be featuring a Cocktail Hop with 14 neighborhood stores participating. Vivid will be serving "Matisse Mules." The weather should be great, so come on out!
Join us for our April First Friday event with Featured Artist Debra Delbecq and Local Artist Linda Ann Weber. Come for great art, light refreshments and live music. The Hubbard Woods Design District will also be featuring a Cocktail Hop, with Vivid serving "Monet Mules." We can't think of a better way to spend a Friday night!
Vivid will host a special exhibit of the work of New Trier's most experienced artists. Proceeds of all sales of student work will be donated to a relief fund for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico. Refreshments will be served, and entertainment will provided by a New Trier jazz group. We are going to have a blast!
Dora Winchester will bring her entire collection of 18k jewelry set with precious and semi-precious stones to Vivid! Whether you've been collecting Dora's pieces for years or are just getting acquainted, you won't want to miss this show! Friday 3pm - 8pm and Sunday 11am-4pm.
Join us for November's First Friday with Featured Artist Dorothy Alig and this month's Local Artist Anne Smith Stephan. Come for the art, as well as live music and refreshments. Don't miss it!
An art walk sponsored by the Hubbard Woods Design District and the North Shore Art League, with NSAL artists’ work displayed by area merchants. Vivid will be displaying the paintings of NSAL member Susan Jacoby, who is also our Featured Artist of the Month. Sue will be at the gallery during the event to talk to visitors about her work and what inspires her to paint.
Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served by all participating merchants. Let's party and talk art!
Since First Friday in September falls on Labor Day weekend, which we know is a busy time for everyone, we've moved our Art Opening to the 2nd Friday, September 8. Please join us as we feature work by Julie Cowan and Brigitte Wolf. Stay tuned for more details!
Join us as we welcome two new artists to Vivid Art Gallery - Amie Campbell and Allison Svoboda. Amie paints large vibrant abstracts inspired by the rolling hills and gardens of southern Indiana. Allison creates bold, colorful watercolors as well as serene mandalas made of layers of inked paper. Come see their work at the gallery, and stay for refreshments and live music. Then stroll down Green Bay Road and visit the other Hubbard Woods shops that will be open that night for First Friday. Click here for more information.
Join us for the opening reception for Featured Artist Janet Cordovi and this month's Local Artist, Pam Spicer. Janet creates beautiful hand-built clay vessels, from small tea bowls to very large presentation bowls. Local artist Pam Spicer is a representational artist who paints vibrantly colored landscapes and still lives. Dora Winchester will present her gorgeous 18k and precious/semi-precious stone jewelry starting at 3:30. Light refreshments and live music. The shops of the HWDD will be open as well, so visit the gallery and then do a little shopping!
The North Shore Art League and the Hubbard Woods Design District once again team up to host "Art in the Village," a juried art fair in Hubbard Woods Park, as well as artwork by NSAL members in participating shops. New this year are HWDD-sponsored interactive art projects for Art Fair attendees. Look for the HWDD tents. There will also be a project going on at Vivid, so stop by!
Vivid is introducing a new speaker series. In this first session, designer Meredith Cohen will discuss integrating art with interior decor using vignettes created with art from the gallery and furnishings and accessories from Pagoda Red and Sawbridge Studios. Reserve your spot! The event is free, but space is limited. Reserve your space here.
Last month we featured Janet and Matt's collaborative work, this month we will exhibit their individual work. Both will be presenting abstract paintings including their most recent pieces. Join us for great art accompanied by light bites, wine and beer, and live music.
Evanston artists Matthew Schaefer and Janet Trierweiler are partners in life and in art. Their exhibit, entitled "Going Once, Going Twice" will feature their collaborative work which they call "Calaj." This work is spiritual as well as creative, and is both minimal and organic, spontaneous yet carefully planned. Don't miss it! As always, light refreshments, drinks and live music will be offered. Participating stores and studios in the Hubbard Woods Design District will also be open!
Join us for April's First Friday Opening with Featured Artist, Ron Parent, and this month's Local Artist, Amy Woodbury. Food, drinks and live music!
The Hubbard Woods Design District will again join in the First Friday activities - 16 additional studios and stores will be open that evening with special offerings for shoppers. Go to http://www.shophwdd.com/events/ for more information.
Join us for March's First Friday Opening with Featured Artist, Debra Delbecq, and this month's Local Artist, Dustin Harris. Also featuring jewelry by Dora Winchester. Food, drinks, and mellow music by DJ Teebot- don't miss it!
Starting this month, Vivid will be joined by 15 other businesses in the Hubbard Woods Design District in hosting First Friday! All will be showcasing great art, fabulous design, or exciting new products. Participating studios/stores are:
Benvenuti and Stein Pagoda Red
Bick’s Emporium Phototronics
E Street Denim Rib and Stitch Yarn
Jeannie Balsam Interiors Robert Bryan Home
Le Chic Boutique Sawbridge Studios
Marigolds Side Door Studio
Oil & Water Studio Skandal
Omid Fine Jewelry
Join us for our February First Friday, with an Opening Reception for Featured Artist Lisa Goesling, Local Artist Anne Stebbins Abueva, and Special Exhibitor Wind Flow Photography. Lisa will be displaying some exciting new work, not seen before at the gallery. All artists will be on hand to talk about their work and answer questions. Drinks, food, and live music.
Find gifts for all the women on your shopping list at Vivid's Jewelry Pop-Up Shop! Unique, handmade jewelry by Melissa Banks, Barbara Boz, Carla Nessa, Edith Robertson, Lisa Slodki and Dora Winchester -sold nowhere else on the North Shore. Shop early for the best selection!
Join us as we celebrate another "First Friday" opening! Tom James, our featured artist, will display new work and talk about his painting. Drinks, food, and live music will make for a most enjoyable evening in Hubbard Woods!
Join us for our inaugural "First Friday" event! We will be highlighting the work of our Featured Artist, Darren Oberto, as well as that of our Local Artist of the Month, Sue Jacoby. Come meet the artists and stay for wine, nibbles, and maybe live music!
An art walk sponsored by the Hubbard Woods Design District, with local artists’ work displayed by 21 area merchants. Vivid will be displaying the paintings of Jane D'Angelo, who is also our Local Artist of the Month! Check out Jane's scenes of Chicago and Italy under the Artist tab. Jane will be at the gallery during the event to talk to visitors about her work and what inspires her to paint.
Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served at all participating merchants. Let's party and talk art!
Please join us for wine, hors d'oeuvres, and great art! Be there as we open up the gallery to the public for the very first time. Check out the wide range of art in a variety of styles, media and price points in our warm, welcoming space. We will be exhibiting the work of 13 artists, many of whom will be on hand to talk about their work. We can't wait to share it all with you!
For registered Interior Designers only. Take a sneak peek at Vivid Gallery's broad array of fabulous artwork! There is sure to be something to meet the needs of your clients. As an added bonus, NS: Modern Luxury magazine will be on the scene, photographing for its "Voyeur" feature. You'll want to be a part of this exciting event! A light lunch will be served.