Thursday, October 14, 2010

FEATURED ARTIST JAYVE JOHN MONTGOMERY- OCTOBER 15, 2010 6pm


Jayve John Montgomery, Light and Sound Installation, at the CTA-Green Line Stop, Wabash and Roosevelt, City Parking Lot, from, 6pm - 9pm, Join the Pop Up movement in the South Loop.

 With the ever increasing ability to be anywhere and everywhere else, now remains an elusive destination.

Reconciling the past with the future, JayVe Montgomery’s work is time traveling to the pre(-)sent, the gift of now.His work reveals his adherence to improvisation and chance as a way to explore evolutionary learning and unintended subjective meaning through random being.

bio
Of Jamaican and Louisiana Creole descent, Montgomery was born at Ft. Hood, Texas on the last day of 1979 and raised a dependent of the department of defense in Berlin, Germany, before and after the wall; Rayne, Louisiana, before the frogs left; Columbia, SC, home of the confederate flag; and Ft. Campbell, KY, home of the 101st Airborne Division. Montgomery received a double BA in Japanese Studies and Anthropology from Centre College of KY and has also studied sound at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is Senior Program Specialist for the Chicago Park District’s Inferno Mobile Recording Studio, a hip hop revitalization program. He is also a curator and artist-in-residence at Brown Rice, an art space for listening in Chicago, IL.



 
Phantom Gallery
219 E. 31st, Bronzeville Near ITT.
 
Jayve will be facilitating a "Performance Art Workshop" for students from the CCA Academy, on Friday Afternoon, 1pm - 4pm.
 
Nancy Zook, artist in her own right, and teaching artist at the CCA Academy, she has exhibit for the Phantom Gallery since 2008, and at Murphy Hill Gallery on October 2nd, with the Hip Hop Institute, she encourages her students to think outside of the box.