May 17 - June 28, 2013WEST Madison St.
PLEASE JOIN US at our ART+VISION opening reception for artist Brandi Blowers, on Friday, May 17th from 5-8pm, at 1130 W. Madison Street, Chicago. Light bites and refreshments will be on hand.
The complete 2013 LINDBERG eyewear and sun wear collection will be available for preview.
Artist Brandi Blower draws inspiration from her upbringing and more currently the urban landscape she calls home. With a degree in interior design, Brandi often cites Frank Lloyd Wright, Jackson Pollock, Picasso, and the Art Deco era as major influences on her creative mentality and ability to make artworks that catch the eye.
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Work on display through June 28, 2013
Announced October 26th, 2011All Locations
THANK YOU, Chicagoland, for voting us ‘BEST EYEWEAR STORE.’ We’re proud of our teams for offering superior customer service!
Here’s Time Out Chicago’s editorial feature:
BEST EYEWEAR STORE: Spex
“…It’s nearly impossible that anyone with or without glasses could be unfamiliar with Spex, given its 16 locations in Chicagoland. With its broad range of stylish frames, there’s a lot to love. What gets us going, though, is that it doesn’t merely take over the community; it’s immersed itself in the local culture by frequently hosting art openings and running exhibitions titled Art + Vision at all of its shops. Locations at spexchicago.com.—Jessica Herman…”
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Time Out Chicago Shopping Awards
March 2012All Locations
We are leading the way! Would you expect anything less from the ‘best eyewear store’ in Chicagoland? You know us for our designer eyewear collections, knowledgeable friendly customer service and exceptional fittings by expert opticians. We’ve now enhanced our current comprehensive exam to the state-of-the-art SpexWellness Exam for your benefit.
Our SpexWellness Exam is far more encompassing than a standard comprehensive eye exam and is made possible through the adoption of the latest eye care technology. The equipment gives Spex doctors the ability to perform testing that allows them to detect potential problems years before a standard exam would allow.
Simply stated, we are proud to offer this latest advancement in comprehensive eye care. Schedule a SpexWellness Exam soon and discover an important component to your overall eye health.
April 12 - May 24, 2013Highland Park
PLEASE JOIN US at our ART+VISION opening reception for artist, Beth Emery, on Friday, April 12th from 5-8pm, at 463 Central Avenue, Highland Park, Illinois. Light appetizers and sparkling refreshments will be served.
A trunk show featuring French high style LAFONT eyewear and sun wear collection will be on preview during our artist reception and ‘grand relocation’ event.
Beth Emery’s oil paintings are energized by her surroundings. And that energy is never more evident than when captured by bold, colorful shapes and brushstrokes that are uninhibited…free of constraint and rules.
“I paint what I see. I am inspired and react to the world around me. I am drawn to and observe color, shapes, lines, figures, and nature…I am energized by my surroundings” states artist Beth Emery.
Discover Beth Emery’s vibrant oil paintings at our opening reception!
Work on display through May 24, 2013
May 9 - June 20, 2013Winnetka
YOU’RE INVITED to our ART+VISION opening reception for artist Eileen Jorgensen, Thursday, May 9th from 4-7pm, at 910 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, Illinois. Light bites and refreshments will be served.
The 2013 l.a.Eyeworks complete eyewear and sun wear collection will be available for preview.
Eileen Jorgensen’s paintings are inspired by the limitless possibilities presented by water and sky.
“The fluid, ever-changing state of both provides infinite occasions when their beauty and power capture our attention…they can heal and refresh, bring peace and comfort, and provide a momentary stay against the confusion of the world” states artist Eileen Jorgensen.
For more information about artist Eileen Jorgensen please visit:
Work on display through June 20, 2013
April 19 - May 31, 2013Geneva
WE’LL BE DELIGHTED to greet you at our ART+VISION opening reception for artist, Rhonda Gentry, on Friday, April 19th from 5-8pm, at 507 S. Third Street, Geneva, Illinois. Appetizers and light refreshments will be on hand.
A trunk show featuring the French luxury and elegance of BEAUSOLEIL eyewear and sun wear collection will be on preview throughout our reception.
Rhonda Gentry’s oil paintings are all about color! Color that creates emotion and grabs the viewer with joyful brushwork, textures, and composition.
“…Color and pattern are always first and foremost. Unexpected use of color is the most appealing and gratifying element in my work and others seem to enjoy it too…At a recent showing I heard someone say ‘these are happy paintings.’ Exactly!…” states artist Rhonda Gentry. She was a founding member of the Greater Geneva Art Guild which she currently supports in the role of secretary.
For additional information about artist Rhonda Gentry please visit
Work on display through May 31, 2013
May 16 - June 27, 2013Evanston - Central St.
PLEASE JOIN US at our ART+VISION opening reception for artist Amy O. Woodbury, Thursday, May 16th, from 5-8pm, at 2000 Central Street, Evanston, Illinois. Guests will enjoy light bites and refreshments.
The 2013 LINDBERG eyewear and sun wear collection will be on preview throughout the evening. (Spex is currently the exclusive Chicagoland carrier of the new LINDBERG N.O.W. collection)
Artist Amy Woodbury studied painting with George Rocheleau, M. Ivan Cherry, and Florence Singers — all former Evanston Art Center teachers. Her work includes a variety of subjects: figural, abstractions, portraits…still lives, nature,…essentially whatever comes to mind.
“Lately I’ve been incorporating paper into my work, working it like paint…” states artist Amy Woodbury.
Learn more about artist Amy O. Woodbury please visit:
Work on display through June 27, 2013
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