Artist-in-Residence Exhibition Reception

Join us in welcoming our inaugural Artist-in-Residence, John E. Bannon, to the Allerton community during a special evening at the Park! John is currently living on-site to fully engage with and seek inspiration from the art, history, and nature of Allerton. Some of his past work will be onsite, and John will be available to discuss what he hopes to accomplish during his residency, including plans for his exhibition, Further Explorations in Perception.

Enjoy the sounds from live band, Arrange For Use, before the event starts and don’t forget to grab a meal from the Greenhouse Café and a drink from the cash bar.

Registration is limited, and required. Register here.

– This event will follow safety guidelines recommended by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
– Masks required when not seated at your table and when unable to maintain 6 feet social distance from others.
– Find all of our COVID-19 related updates and closures here.

Meet John E. Bannon
Born in 1966, from Arlington Heights, IL and now residing in Chicago, John is a multi-media visual artist and educator whose work is seen in public and private collections in the U.S. and abroad. An adjunct assistant professor for 12 years at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, he now works full time in his studio in Old Town. He earned a BFA degree in painting in 1990 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and and MFA degree in studio from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2002.


May 08 2021


5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: May 08 2021
  • Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm



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