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Welcome to Fine Arts Building Studios

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The Fine Arts Building (FAB) Studios organization was established in 2007. Our Members include: visual artists, musicians, jewelers, vocalists, and theater groups. Join us on the second Friday of every month for Second Fridays Open Studios. Come browse ten floors of art, theater, dance, music, and galleries in the historic Fine Arts Building located at 410 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605 

SECOND FRIDAYS OPEN STUDIOS:  

NEXT 2nd Fridays Open Studios is Friday May 9, 2014 from 5 - 9 PM. 

Open studio list:updated week of next OpenStudios:

Second Floor Galler:  May exhibition opening reception:
Details soon.

 

 

PAST EVENTS:
 
FAB Studios is now a member of the Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) and took part in CLA's first Open Streets on State Street. It was a huge success. Over 10,000 visitors joined FAB Studio members to fill State Street with art and music. 

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SECOND FLOOR GALLERY:  
FABstudios artist TIFFANY GHOLAR Solo Exhibition 
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Imperfect Beauty
One artist, two bodies of work. One solo show you shouldn't miss.
Opening reception and book signing on Friday, April 11, 5-9:30pm
 
Second Floor Gallery space open during regular FAB business hours 
7AM to 10PM  Monday thru Friday
7:30 AM to 9:30PM Saturday
10AM to 4PM Sunday 
 
 
 
PAST EXHIBITIONS:
 
March 2014  

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December 2013 - February 2014
A Gift of Art  f
eaturing the work of FAB Artists  
 
 
September 2013 Second Floor Gallery: 
Past and present work of 5 encaustic artists

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August 2013 Second Floor Gallery 
Idle Hands: Works of Matthew Silva
 

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July 2013 Second Floor Gallery
"PUBS OF"
 A collection of posters artistically capturing the pubs and local hangouts that make up the heart and soul of your town. 

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June 2013 Second Floor Gallery  
THIRD COAST DIASPORA
Chicago as a point of arrival and departure. 

Artworks by Samuel Gillis, Terry Dixon, Kevin Swallow and Chris Davis! 
Presented by Chicago Art Leasing and curated by Joshua Ginsberg
  
 
May 2013 Second Floor Gallery 
A MEDLEY OF DRAWINGS by Jim Tansley
An eclectic exhibition of drawings exploring a wide range of interests and enthusiasms. 

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April 2013 Second Floor Gallery
ETERNAL: A solo exhibition of original oils on canvas by Jill McLean 
www.jillmclean.com

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February - March 2013 Second Floor Gallery and Studio 701: 
FUSEDChicago encaustic artists --works in wax of 16 FUSEDChicago members 

 

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December 2012/January 2013 Second Floor Gallery:
Annual FAB Studios Member Show 
 
 
 
November 2012 Second Floor Gallery:

"One Day in Amauta"
Daily life in a Lima shantytown 
 
Photographs by Patrice Olsen

 
 
October 2012 Second Floor Gallery:  
Earth, Fire & Water 
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September Second Floor Gallery: 
Paintings by J. M. Jung
Photography by J. A. Jung  

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May Second Floor Gallery Exhibition:  
Selected Works by Jill McLean
Exhibition open till June 7th
For more information: 312.718.7707 | www.jillmclean.com
 
 
April Second Floor Gallery:
Paradigm Shift: The Art of the Chicago Spring 
Group show 
 
Second Floor Gallery February 2011 
Hello and Goodbye: A year at FAB 
Featuring eclectic mixed media and collage
created by artist Alenna Marie Sandy
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Second Floor Gallery Dec  2011 - Jan 2012
Annual FAB Studios Member Show 
 
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Fine Arts Building Studios  •   410 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL  60605

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