Hailing from Pennsylvania’s Appalachian range, artist Kurt Herrmann creates canvases that depict abstract compositions (which he dubs "Color Bombs"), cowboys and creatures. Best known for designing original beer bottle labels for Elk Creek Café, Herrmann's latest exhibition demonstrates the breadth of his work and the vibrancy of his creative mind.
As the weather grows colder, there's no shortage of holiday traditions and activities to partake in around Chicago. If you've already visited Christkindlmarket for your annual mug of Glühwein, why not add a bit of art to your December schedule? Some of the city's best galleries have notable shows in store for the final month of the year, including a collection of prints curated by Jay Ryan and mesmerizing canvases by abstract painter Jackie Saccoccio. Find even more exhibits worth seeing with our guide to the best Chicago art openings to see in December.