Anti-war Medal by Elaine Luther (c) 2007

I’m thrilled to announce I have a solo show up at the Harold Washington Library in Chicago. That’s this one:

Details are here:
http://www.chipublib.org/branch/details/library/harold-washington/p/Exhibits

“You Oughta Get a Medal for That!” Metalwork by Elaine Luther
January 6, 2012 – February 24, 2012

Harold Washington Library Center
North Upright Exhibit Case, Eighth Floor
400 S. State Street

“You oughta get a medal for that!” People say it, but does anyone ever actually make the medal? Artist and metalsmith Elaine Luther has been making medals. It started with a misread call for artists. It said make a pin to show your secret identity—Luther made a medal about her “secret identity” as a mother of a child who had died. Only later did she realize the call for artists was for an identity you wish you had. There will be an Artist Talk at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 18 in the Art Reference Room on the eighth floor of the Harold Washington Library Center.

While you’re there, check out all the great exhibits at the library.

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