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Don and Jackie Open House Update

Don and Jackie Open House Update

Jackie’s recent art installation was far too large to bring indoors, but her largest piece of work is the house itself – the ultimate container for Don and Jackie’s possessions, memories, art and lives.  For some people, houses are strictly utilitarian; and for some people, they’re more about the Joneses – neighborhood jewelry.  But some […]

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Open House: Jackie Seiden’s new art installation

Open House: Jackie Seiden’s new art installation

When I met artists Don and Jackie Seiden last year, Jackie was thinking about selling or giving away her SUV, which was on its last legs.  She seemed resigned to the fact that she wasn’t going to own it anymore, and it seemed like she was trying to find something purposeful to do with it.  […]

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Open House Update (Don and Jackie) . . . Jackie’s Art Installations

Open House Update (Don and Jackie) . . . Jackie’s Art Installations

Artists Don and Jackie Seiden have lived in their Rogers Park Victorian for thirty years, during which time they’ve transformed the space into equal parts home and giant art installation.  While Don creates and displays much of his art in the coach house, Jackie uses the house itself as a canvas. 

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Studio Tour: Don Seiden (Artist, Educator, Author)

Studio Tour: Don Seiden (Artist, Educator, Author)

Tomorrow I’m posting Don and Jackie’s Open House.  Don and Jackie are among the most fascinating couples I’ve spent time with, and their home among the most interesting I’ve visited.  There’s so much to see that I’m splitting the tour into three or four parts starting today with Don’s studio.  If you’d like to hear […]

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