Textures:   July 12 -  August 9

Opening Reception July 12 6 - 8 pm Free and open to all!

Our opening reception will include awards given by our judge and talks by some of the artists. Refreshments will be served during the evening. 



Our Judge for this show:

Gary Schirmer has been a working artist for forty years, and a studio-art educator at the college level for 25 years in the subjects of painting, drawing, life drawing photography and printmaking, as well as a lecturer in Art Appreciation, at the College of Dupage and Joliet Junior College.  He also works as a commercial artist and illustrator, portrait artist, photo-documentarian, and scenic painter and prop designer/fabricator for the film and television production industries and live theater production. He has worked as a freelance scenic artist and set fabricator for twenty years with WTTW, Channel 11 Chicago. He has also worked as a freelance curator and judge in fine art venues for 25 years, including managing public spaces for art exhibitions. He has had an ongoing commission with the Wisconsin Humane Society, painting animal portraiture for exterior display on two facilities in the Milwaukee area.