Saturday, October 7, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Link: Southern Shore Artists Group Exhibition: " La Nouvelle Femme"

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Sept. 15th was the opening reception of Black & White photo portraits by Tony Smith of various major players in the Chicago Art scene. On exhibit at the historic South Side Community Art Center in the ever changing  Bronzeville District of Chicago. 

Here an executive of an organization of art collectors is reviewing a portrait of Turtel Onli, shown in sun-glasses.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Onli's practice often includes a narrative quality that he inherited from his tenure as a major-market illustrator. He inserts Rhythmistic abstractions in each painting or drawing to expand the reach of his future-primitif adventures to expand and explore this genre. 

Above: Prof. Onli and "The Alchemist" Acrylics on museum profiled canvas.
Below: "Play Angels" Oils on museum profiled canvas from Onli's "No Evils" Collection.
 Onli is standing next to his "Rhythmistic Baule" textile-quilted wall hanging that is a collaboration with Patrick Whalen or the Quilters Apocarary.
Patrick processing two more collaborations with Onli whose goal is to produce a collection of thirty of these future-primitif textile hybrid wall hangings.

Thursday, August 17, 2017


"Brushin' Brew" is an acrylics on canvas triptych with sections that are 24"W X 54" H.
Leading the way to a new direction and collection for Onli.