“Carl Titolo | Passeggiata: An Italian Journey” Exhibition and Opening Reception

May 1, 2014 – Mongerson Gallery is pleased to announce the opening for the exhibition Passeggiata: An Italian Journey comprised of multi-media works on wood by Carl Titolo (b. 1946). The most recent showing since 2007 of Titolo’s work in Chicago, the exhibition will feature over fifteen intricate works of the Italian landscape. Seeking to open the viewer’s imagination, Titolo references Belgian surrealist James Ensor, “Why take a vacation when I never have to leave my chair to take a splendid trip.”

The public is invited to an opening reception with the artist on Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the gallery’s space in the John Hancock building, 875 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 2520, Chicago, IL 60611. The exhibition will be on view at Mongerson Gallery from May 1 – June 12, 2014 during gallery hours. Accompanying the exhibition will be an illustrated catalogue available in digital and print versions. Please inquire for additional information.

About Carl Titolo (b. 1946)
New York based artist Carl Titolo trained at the School of Visual Arts, New York where he has been an instructor for the past forty years. Beyond numerous solo gallery exhibitions, his works have been included in group exhibitions at the National Academy of Design, Whitney Museum of American Art, Delaware Art Museum, Indianapolis Museum of Art, and the American Academy of Arts & Letters. Select awards during his career have included the Gladys Emerson Cook Prize, National Academy of Design; American Academy of Arts and Letters; Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Foundation Award.