Dec. 12: Artist and native Chicagoan Francine Turk, known for her mastery of charcoal and dramatic nude sketches, celebrates 10 years of artistic accomplishments with a new exhibition, “A Decade of Evolution … a Retrospective,” held at KM Fine Arts in the John Hancock Center. On Dec. 12 get a first look at the collection — and celebrate Turk’s career — at an opening night reception. The event kicks off with a VIP preview from 5 to 6 p.m., catered by West Loop restaurant Embeya, and is followed by an open-to-the-public presentation from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit runs through March 15, 2013 at 875 N. Michigan, Suite 2515. RSVP at Info@kmfinearts.com or call (312) 255-1202.