Come up and see their etchings: Cycle-Pedia print show at CPC


“Bicycle Pugilists 1” by Marnie Galloway

Saturday I dropped by the opening for Cycle-Pedia, a new show of prints celebrating cycling and other forms of human-powered transportation at Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, 4642 N. Western in Lincoln Square, 773-292-2070. This very cool space allows print artists to have an excellent work environment for reasonable rent by pooling their resources. The opening included free bicycle tune-ups and featured a plethora of witty images of cycling, skateboarding and more. The show runs until April 30.


The light, airy space seems like an ideal place to squeegee ink.


“Bicycle for Two” by Ray Maseman


“Ascent” by Dan Grzeca


“Bowl Rider” by Billy Craven. Billy’s working on a new promotional poster poster for Grid Chicago, coming soon to a bike shop near you.