June 26th (Oak Park, IL 60302) Hours: Sunday 10am-4pm
The Oak Park River Forest Garden Walk is a joint project of Friends of Oak Park Conservatory and the Garden Club of Oak Park and River Forest. Tickets are available at the Conservatory and from a number of merchants in Oak Park and River Forest. Each year twelve different private gardens are open to the public. Our house is on the garden walk this year and I will have a variety of garden sculpture on display in their original settings.
May 6th-7th (175 Prospect, Elmhurst, IL) Hours: Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-5pm
21st annual Art in Wilder Park - a juried show of fine art, craft, and design.
June 10th-11th (Burlington Park, 30 E Chicago Ave, Hinsdale, IL) Hours: Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-5pm
Located in the heart of historic downtown Hinsdale, the Hinsdale Fine Arts Festival has been a cherished tradition for over 40 years. The show hosts 130 artists throughout the shady trees of Burlington Park. With the Burlington Northern rail system nearby, as well as Hinsdale's upscale shopping district just south of the park, the show is easily accessible to all.
May 21st (Harrison St, Oak Park, IL 60302) 11am-7pm
Seventeen years ago, the Oak Park Arts District launched “What’s Blooming on Harrison” as a celebration of the arts within our community. Over the years, this popular cultural event has highlighted the district through artist demonstrations, live music, dance performances and a juried art fair. Not only is it looked forward to by the district’s neighbors within Oak Park but by the surrounding suburbs and the city of Chicago as well. On Saturday, May 21st, the juried art fair is held outside, rain or shine, along several blocks of Harrison Street. I had a tent with many pieces wall art and garden sculpture.
April 8 - May 6 (720 Chicago Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302) Gallery Hours: M-F 8-12, 1-5pm
Biannual non-juried exhibition featuring works of all media by OPAL Artist Members. I had two pieces of wall sculpture in the exhibit.
Judged Show–1st, 2nd, 3rd, Honorable Mention and a People’s Choice
Opening Reception – April 8th, 7-9pm
September 17th-18th (701 W. Burlington Avenue, La Grange, IL) Hours: Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm
An annual art party turns 20 and celebrates on the West End of La Grange with a display of fine artists from throughout the Midwest plus demonstrations by local culinary and performing artists, hands-on art activities and a live art auction.
Presented by the La Grange Business Association in cooperation with the Village of La Grange, the 2015 West End Art Festival showcases the work of dozens of jury-selected artists. Artwork will be available for purchase in a variety of mediums including painting, acrylics, oils, sculpture, woodwork, jewelry, photography, watercolor and mixed media.