Monday, March 31, 2008

International Collage Exchange-ICE #10

A few of our member participated in this years International Collage Exchange - ICE 10
Take a look and enjoy.

Saturday, March 29, 2008

April's Meeting



The April meeting will feature our elections as well as a critique of our work . Each member may bring up to two pieces of work, either completed or in progress, for a constructive critique.

Don't for get to renew your membership dues!!!

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Tea Of Course-LaGrange Art League-"New Light" month of March.

Laura Lein-Svencner's Collage-"Tea of Course" 30 x 40 took Third Place in the Exhibit "New Light" at LaGrange Art League, for the Month of March.

From the Alliance of Fine Art, 8 MCS members are exhibiting in this show.

Mary W.
Cynthia L.

Dennis S. Dianne M.
Joyce L.
Judy M.

The Alliance of Fine Art's 2008 art exhibit is at Mayslake Peabody Estate.
There's a huge banner at the entrance on 31st St.

March 17 - May 18

16th Annual Best of the Best Fine Art Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate
1717 W. 31st Street
Oak Brook, IL (just west of Route 83, & south of the O.B. Shopping Center/22nd).

Their phone number is 630.850.2363.
Viewings: Wednesdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
and Saturdays 9:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.

A few of our members works are posted above for your viewing.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Alphabetica- Downers Grove Public Library

Pat Pope's Piece for Alphabetica

What does Earth Day and Alphabetica have in common?
" It's the Midwest Collage Society" invited back into the Downers Grove Public Library for an Earth Day Celebration of recycled materials and fine art. View over 20 artists work will be on exhibit during April 5th to May 3rd at the Downers Grove Public Library, 1050 Curtiss Street Downers Grove, IL Viewing times are Mon-Fri. 9 a.m. tp 9 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (630)960-1200

Best of the Best Alliance of the Fine Art

Exhibit of Alliance of the Fine Art

Area Art Leagues and Guilds that belong to the Alliance of the Fine Art

particapte in this event annually. 7 Members of the Midwest Collage Society will be exhibiting in this event. Preview Event Thursday March 20th 7:00pm, Reception and Awards Presentation:Sunday May 18th, 2-4 pm (Critique Begins at 3:00pm)Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W 31st. Street, Oakbrook, IL.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Quick Message from Jeanne, our AFA Delegate.

Just wanted to remind the group that this Saturday is "The Inside Scoop" workshop at Mayslake Peabody Estate. 1717 31st Street in Oak Brook. The cost is $65.00. The Alliance of Fine Arts would like to have more participants. I will be going. The annual AFA juried art Fair July 26-27 will be on the Grayeslake Peabody Estate. The forms for these events can be downloaded from the AFA website: Drop off art work this week for the Best of the Best along with a check for $25.00. The Open House party is Thursday evening March 20, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.

Let me know if I am leaving any info out.

Thanks Jeanne

Saturday, March 8, 2008

A few more samples

Here are some more examples from our March workshop.

March Meeting Workshop

We had a good turnout for our March meeting. The workshop challenge was to create a small collage using only three items from a wide selection of supplies. These are some of the results.

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Two Midwest Collage Society Artist

Two Artist Exhibit
Indian Prairie Library
401 Plainfield Road
Darien, IL 60561
During the month of March
Reception: March 9th, 1-3pm
Pat Pope and Mary Yezek invite you to view their new artwork.
(or at least come for cookies)