Located @ 4041 N. Milwaukee Ave., Suite 302
Inside Out Art Studio
We offer art classes in:
Our teachers are professional artists and art educators who are invested in providing quality classes that produce noticeable results. Imagination, creativity and enjoyment are all combined in projects that develop art vocabulary, knowledge of art history and technical skills.
Like many good things, art comes from the inside out.
Watch this home page or contact us for information on special programs, community events and visiting artists’ workshops from around the world!
DAY OFF FROM SCHOOL CAMPS
Columbus Day October 13th, November 7th, Veterans Day November 11th 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, before & aftercare available.
At Art Camp, kids age 5 and up spend the whole day making and learning about art while sharpening their skills. Bring a lunch!
Save these dates for Winter Break Art Camp, December 22nd, 23rd, 29th and 30th
FAMILY AND COMMUNITY EVENTS
“By the Seat of Your Baggy Pants,”Masks and Physical Comedy!
Join us for a fun, action filled workshop in mask performance. Our featured performance artist, Jacob Mills, will showcase his collection of over 25 masks from around the world. Through the mask, unleash and explore the comic vitality of physical comedy, Vaudeville, and Circus. For the skilled performer or interested novice, these skills will improve your understanding of performance, presence, and public speaking.
Saturday September 20th, 2014 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Filament Theatre Rehearsal Space, 4041 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, Illinois.
Vaudeville at Six Corners FALL Showcase!
Features Four of Chicago’s Finest Variety Performers, Our Host Brad French, “That Juggling Guy,” The Semmerling Mask Players, Music, Dance and more in a Family Friendly Format.
Sunday September 21st, 2014 3:00 PM @ the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, Illinois.
The shows are preceded by a workshop with a pro from the show. This Fall, Jacob Mills “Behind the Mask” will train you in mask performance. From 1:30 to 2:30 PM~ All Ages $5.
Artists and craftspeople who make their own masks, hats and costumes will show their work at this Mask and Costume Market! Find just the right handmade thing to wear this Halloween or just the right artist to make it for you. Hosted by Inside Out Art Studio and Mask Shop!
October 11th, 1:00 to 6:00 PM. At Inside Out Art Studio FREE!
October Encore- Vaudeville Across the Generations.
As part of Chicago Artists’ Month we will remount some of your favorite bits and skits from our first two shows and have a special guest or two.
October 12th, 7:00 PM ~ Kids and Seniors $5 ~ Adults $10
Learn the Semmerling and Schaefer methods for shaping leather masks. You will make and finish three to four leather masks and leave with sources for materials and tools.
For any Group of any Age, ANY PLACE!
Do you have a group of friends interested in painting/ drawing/ puppetry/ mask making/ cartooning/ action figure making/ or fashion design? We can make a special class just for you. Up to 8 weeks, once a week or one day workshops. We can be very flexible. We also offer one on one work with our artists for all ages (5 to 105). We conduct explorations in art for special needs artists of all ages as well. Call the studio and we’ll work out a plan to challenge your skills, learn and accomplish your goals. Let’s make art a bigger part of your life!
Reserve your space now by calling Jeff at (773) 697-5012 or (773) 404-4399 or writing to Jeff@maskartists.com
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Inside Out Art Studio serves artists, our community and the world with art at its best. Let’s make art a bigger part of your life.
Hand crafted art masks
Learning the Art of Mask Making at Inside Out Art Studio
Jeff Semmerling's residency at McKenzie Elementary School in Wilmette Illinois
Interview with Hosea Sanders ABC 7 Chicago News at 11:00
"Made in Chicago: Inside Out Art Studio"
"The Magic of Masks"
"Masks For the Inside Out" by Kaiti Nicastri
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