The Midwest Collage Society (MCS), founded in 2003, promotes collage as a fine art by providing exhibit opportunities and professional development activities to our members.
Meetings are held at 1710 Plainfield Road, Darien IL, usually the first Sunday of the month from 12:30-3:00pm. No meetings in January and July unless otherwise posted.
Celebrate with the Midwest Collage Society this year 2012 with 100 years of Collage As a Fine Art 1912-2012.
Our October meeting is this Sunday, October 5, 2014 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm at the Darien Municipal Center, 1710 Plainfield Road, Darien. Our Schedule is as follows:
12:00 noon social & set up 12:30 pm meeting 1:00 - 3:00 pm presentation Studio fee is $5.
Our special guest is Lynn Tsan of Crescent. She will have samples we can use to experiment with and she will also show her own art work. Please bring any materials you would like to try out on the Crescent samples.
As always, feel free to bring treats to share and items for the swap/sale table. Please remember to take back home with you any leftovers from either!
Pack the Pantry is back Calling all Artists who would like to contribute to helping support The Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry, which serves Kane, Kendall, DuPage, Will and DeKalb counties.
We are looking for Artists to create a piece of 2-D or 3D art using bags as a material source (but not limited to only bags), for a reception and silent auction that will be held December 5, 2014, at If These Walls Could Talk Framing Studio and Gallery. A $5.00 donation to enter your piece is also requested to help the Pantry. Pieces are due to If These Walls Could Talk by November 30, 2014, or if you have your piece finished, Maureen will pick them up at our November 9 MCS Meeting.
A few of our Midwest Collage Society Members are taking part in this Wonderful Exhibit...if you get a chance this October do Make it a point of destination...coincides with Chicago Artist Month 2014
Members: Jerri Reimann, Cynthia J. Lee,Nancy Staszak, Maureen Gasek.
We will have Lynn Tsan, who represents Crescent products, as our guest speaker in October 5th. She is also an artist and does beautiful, colorful illustration and designs in her own right. see where she works in her studio... this looks to be an exciting meeting don't want to miss this one...
Lynn presenting to us all the different aspect of the Crescent boards and a variety of substrates to use. We will all be receiving a package soon...How exciting and we are very Thankful. Wonderful Presentation. Thanks Lynn.