The Clark Street SSA is hosting an artists' reception to kick off its Artrageous event transforming Clark Street into a hub of pop-up art exhibits, meet-and-greets, an art competition and more.

The art contest launches on Friday, with all of the exhibits on display starting at noon at various businesses and galleries along Clark and Diversey.

The artists' reception, which is free for artists who are showing their work, will be held at Nest Furniture, 2707 N. Clark. St. from 6-8 p.m.