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King Art Collective with Matthew Rachman Gallery present:


B R I N K | Artists Frank Connet, Ted Stanuga and Doug Stapleton

When: Fri, April 10th, 2015, 6:00 pm - 
Sun, May 10th, 2015, 6:00 pm
Where: Matthew Rachman Gallery
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Artists | Frank Connet, Ted Stanuga and Doug Stapleton



Chicago, IL   ​| King Collective and Matthew Rachman Gallery are pleased to announce
B R I N K, an exhibition featuring a wide range of work by artists Frank Connet, Ted Stanuga
and Doug Stapleton.

Inspired by the artists’ surroundings and pedagogic experience, the exhibition will feature
works in a variety of mediums: the sculptures of Frank Connet; the gesturally abstract
paintings on both handmade paper and canvas of Ted Stanuga; and the historically satiric
collage work of Doug Stapleton. The exhibition will run April 10 ­ May 10, 2015, with an
opening reception Friday, April 10th from 6 ­ 9 at which all artists will be in attendance.

Location :  1659 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago IL 60622

About Frank Connet: ​Chicago based artist Frank Connet’s work is inspired by a wide and
disparate range of natural phenomenon and urban surroundings. His roots in traditional indigo
dyeing and textile study bear influence in his sculptural works. Connet earned his BFA at the
Kansas City Art Institute. His work is included in numerous public and private collections.

About Doug Stapleton: ​Doug Stapleton is Assistant Curator of Art with the Illinois State
Museum Chicago Gallery, and an adjunct faculty in the Interdisciplinary Arts graduate
program at Columbia College. Stapleton's work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at
both the Chicago Cultural Center and the Loyola University Museum of Art. He received his
MFA from SAIC in 1989, and a BA in Anthropology from University of Delaware with a minor
in Art History and Ceramics.

About Ted Stanuga: ​Ted Stanuga works in oil intuitively allowing the images to emerge over
time. He moved to Chicago from San Diego/Montana in 1973 to attend SAIC and has shown
at the Brooklyn Art Museum Print Biennial, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago,
Dart Gallery, Karen Lennox Gallery, and Lanon Cole in Chicago.


About King Collective: ​King Collective was created in 2009 in collaboration with local
Chicago artists, and specializes in art curation, consultation and installation in private and
corporate collections throughout the US.

About Matthew Rachman Gallery: Matthew Rachman Gallery features a carefully curated
collection of urban contemporary art and Mid­Century Modern furniture.

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