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Columbia College, Chicago
My passion is creating works of art on canvas, paper, or other found objects. I am active in the art community of the south and southwest suburbs of Chicago. I am a member of Tall Grass Art Studio in Park Forest, Union Street Gallery in Chicago Heights, Monkey Mind Art Studio and Gallery in Frankfort. I also meet with The Artist Club of Faith in Orland Park once a week. This is an intimate group that shares ideas and techniques. We also reach out to the community.
My art education includes Columbia College, Chicago and Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago. I have taken several studio art classes at Palette and Chisel, Chicago and Joliet Junior College, Joliet.
I lived in Chicago for about 35 years before moving to Frankfort 2 years ago. Now that I am settled here I would like to share my art with others through tutoring in the surrounding area. I look forward to this exciting challenge. My passion is creating works of art on canvas, paper, or other found objects. I am active in the art community of the south and southwest suburbs of Chicago. I am a member of Tall Grass Art Studio in Park Forest, Union Street Gallery in Chicago Heights, Monkey Mind Art Studio and Gallery in
Took his time with me, teaching water color techniques. We completed a small painting as he taught through it.
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My art education includes Columbia College, Chicago and Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago. I draw using pencil, pastel, and charcoal on paper. I have taken several drawing courses. These include Drawing I and II, Figure Drawing, and Anatomy. I stay active by attending a Figure Drawing workshop at a studio at least once a month. Samples of my work are available by request.
I recently completed an art challenge which included 100 faces for April 2012. I had my sketchbook available to complete this challenge. Most of these were pencil and pastel drawings.
I paint using acrylic, oil, or watercolor. I mainly paint on canvas, canvas banners, and paper. I am inspired by many subjects.
I have taken several painting courses. These were at Columbia College, Chicago and Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago. The courses include Painting I and II and 300 level Studio Art classes. I have also taken several Art History classes, including 300 level special interest classes.
I have participated in many art exhibits. These include solo and group shows. I have my artwork on display at Paul Henry's Gallery in Hammond, IN, etc., INC in Frankfort, Monkey Mind Art Studio and Gallery, Frankfort, and White Street Gallery and Framing, Frankfort. I am planning to have work on display at Brushstrokes in New Lenox.
I attend weekly open studios in Park Forest and Orland Park to create new works.
Finally, my work is also on display on a few websites. I enjoy sharing my work with others and also viewing their work.
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