Tag: Eldzier Cortor

SSCAC founder Eldzier Cortor makes historic return to the institution he helped establish

Cortor with the current Board Members of the SSCAC
The South Side Community Art Center (SSCAC) presents “An Afternoon with Eldzier Cortor” had many unforgettable moments.  Nigel Freeman of New York’s Swan Gallery interviewed Cortor in front of a packed house at the Center he and his fellow artists founded 75 years ago.  He recounted details about the Center, his contemporaries like Gwendolyn Brooks,... Read more »

SSCAC founder Eldzier Cortor returns for once in a lifetime conversation on Saturday, February 21

SSCAC founder Eldzier Cortor returns for once in a lifetime conversation on Saturday, February 21
CHICAGO – The South Side Community Art Center (SSCAC) presents “An Afternoon with Eldzier Cortor” on Saturday, February 21 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.  At age 99, Cortor is the last surviving founder of the SSCAC and is still a practicing artist.  Nigel Freeman, curator of African American Art at Swann Gallery New York, will... Read more »

South Side Community Art Center Presents "Transcending Time: Works by Eldzier Cortor

 South Side Community Art Center Presents "Transcending Time:  Works by Eldzier Cortor
As the South Side Community Art Center (SSCAC) approaches its 75th Anniversary in 2015, it will host an exhibit of the work of one of its founders, Master Artist/Printmaker Eldzier Cortor, beginning Sunday July 27.  A graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago, Cortor at 98, is still a practicing artist who weaves a social... Read more »
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