in 2000 by Jim Molnar and Kuna Na, mn gallery + studio is an
eclectic exhibition and project space showing regional artists, located in the
historic A. Schwarz building right next to the old RAMOVA Theater on Halsted
Street south of 35th in Bridgeport.
gallery space, approximately 20’ X 25’, features a combination of
8’ and 8’-8” high white walls, some moveable, and an unfinished
maple floor with a well-used look. Lighting is adjustable. There is a lit display
window, and an outdoor casual area for warmer weather use. Since the inaugural
exhibition “find,” which featured seven distinctive artists, mn
has consistently presented a range of challenging and thoughtful work with personality,
including painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, video, prints, and poetry.
mn is pleased to have offered at various times performance art, illuminated
sculptural objects and furniture, and a pool assembled from found materials,
with operating fountains.
Typically shows run about one month (4 to 5 weekends), through the fall and
spring seasons, with a Friday night opening reception and weekend hours. mn
has participated in Chicago Artists’ Month & the Stray Show, and from
time to time host special artist lectures and workshops.