Born in New Orleans into a large and colorful extended family, Louise grew up in New Orleans; Belle Chasse, Louisiana; Oxford, England; and Clemson, South Carolina before moving to Chicago at age 14.
Influenced by the diverse places she experienced as a child, she remains intrigued by the phenomen
Bernard Williams was born in Chicago and grew up on the south side of the city. He received a BFA degree from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and an MFA from Northwestern University. In 1990, he began teaching at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Williams records in his pai
Victor Hugo once said that, in contrast to the sublime, the grotesque is the richest material that nature can offer art. Iva Gueorguieva heeds Hugo's words, fashioning wall-sized paintings laden with thickly rendered, sickly hued detail. Gueorguieva's works embody the hybridized and occasionally terr