About the Book
Zhou B Art Center Artist Exhibition
The Opening Exhibition was: Friday November 16th, 2012
and Closed: Friday December 21st, 2012
Location: Zhou B Art Center – 1st floor Spirit Gallery. 1029 W. 35th Street, Chicago, IL 60609
“State of Mind”
2012’s “Year of the Black Water Dragon,” represents a dynamic and constantly changing period much like our mental processes. Our psychological state is marked by continuous change connected with our everyday encounters.
Using the “Year of the Black Water Dragon” as a point of departure, this years CENTERLINE exhibition, Featuring the Zhou B Art Centers resident artists, have created pieces that examine the dynamics of their own state of mind through out the year, for example; a significant turning point in their life, a spiritual awakening, an evaluation of their accomplishments or lack there of, an outlook for the future, etc. Artwork's will take on a variety of forms and pull from a plethora of inspirational materials.
Robin Monique Rios
Exhibitions Curator & Owner/Director of the 4Art Inc Gallery – 4th floor / www.4artinc.com
Robin Monique Rios is a Chicago native and is the founder and director of 4Art Inc Gallery and Co-Curator at the Zhou B Art Center in Chicago. Robin graduated with honors from the Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago with a Bachelors degree of Fine Arts in Visual Communications in June 2003. While attending the Institute, Robin found her passion in photography. After starting out with a 35mm camera, Robin soon delved into digital mediums. Using Photoshop like a painter uses canvas and a pallet of paint, Robin discovered the outlet through which she could be the most creative. She has since refined her digital imaging skills through the creation of many thought provoking 2D and 3D works. www.robinmoniquerios.com Robin represents a dozen diverse artist and participates in the Zhou B Art Center's 3rd Friday Open Studio's from 6pm-10pm, 1029 W. 35th Street - Chicago 60609 / 773-254-5100