LOKaL and Th!nkArt Present Artist David Gista
Wednesday, November 10
Free to Attend
Wicker Park restaurant and lounge, LOKaL, is dedicated to exhibiting the works of local artists. The artwork throughout the venue rotates bi-monthly and a cocktail party is planned for November 10 to unveil the next installation. The works of David Gista will be displayed, as presented by Laurie R. Glenn and Th!nkArt. Gista will be on hand to meet and greet fellow art enthusiasts from 5:00 to 7:00pm. Meet the Artist attendees will enjoy complimentary passed appetizers by Chef Ian Flowers, including Polenta Cake with caponata, Beef Roll-ups with pickled asparagus on crostini and Smoked Salmon with cream cheese and caviar. A local DJ will set the tone for the evening, spinning ambient new world jazz.
The featured cocktail of the event will be the “Th!nkArt” Martini (Sobieski vodka, Chambord liqueur and splash of pineapple juice, $5).
ABOUT DAVID GISTA
A resident of Chicago for the past eight years, David Gista was born and raised in Paris, France. At 45, Gista has established his art career in the United states and Europe. Having studied art at the “Ecole des Beaux Arts,” Gista combines his classical fine arts training with his conception of modernity, and a running commentary on contemporary life combining a large variety of mediums. davidgistart.com
Th!nkArt is an international art gallery and policy salon featuring established and emerging artists from Europe, the United States and South America. Launched in 2006 by Laurie R. Glenn, Th!nkArt was built on the legacy of café society, famous in the late 19th and early 20th centuries for gathering artists and intellectuals of the day. Th!nkArt creates through a salon-setting thought-provoking exhibitions, integrating a variety of artistic interpretations such as: literary readings, music, dance, theatrical performances, film, and cultural programming that engages a dialogue between the world of art and politics. thinkartsalon.com
To RSVP (not required) for the cocktail party, please call LOKaL directly.
1904 West North Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60622