Backspace achieves 501(c)(3) status!

Congratulations to Backspace Collective NFP.  The organization has been granted tax exempt status by the IRS!  This is great news for the organization and its supporters.

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Paul Komada exhibit at Prole Drift

Paul Komada, who exhibited at Backspace in 2013, is currently exhibiting at Prole Drift in Seattle, WA.  See a write-up in The Stranger here.

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Pickup Lines featured in Peoria Journal Star

Veronica and GaiaPickup Lines, the March/April Backspace Collective exhibition at Studios on Sheridan, was featured in the Peoria Journal Star Sunday, March 16, 2014.  Thank you to the writer and photographer, Leslie Renken, and to the artists, Veronica Bruce and Gaia Nardie-Warner.

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March First Friday at Studios on Sheridan

Due to flooding from the roof at Backspace Gallery, we will be partnering with Studios on Sheridan to host our March/April exhibition Pickup Lines, featuring Chicago artists Veronica Bruce and Gaia Nardie-Warner. The exhibition will be next to J. Draper Glass Studio. Studios on Sheridan at The Sunbeam Building is located at 929 N. Sheridan Rd., Peoria, IL, 61606. Many thanks to Steve Rouland and Jon Walker for helping out Backspace Collective.

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Paul Komada shows in the Netherlands

See photos of October/November 2013 Backspace artist Paul Komada at a group exhibition in the Netherlands.

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Katie Bell in “Material”

Material; an exhibition curated by Liz Dimmitt, featuring Katie Bell, Judith Hoffman, and Jessica Segall

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Trent Miller interview on Painter’s Table blog

Congratulations to Trent Miller, who exhibited at Backspace in August 2012, for being featured on the Painter’s Table blog.  Read interview here.

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