Monday, July 20, 2009

Award winners of Layers III

Midwest Collage Society
Layers 3
Bloomingdale Park District Museum
Judged by Ann Blass

First Place: Dianne Martia "Still"
Second Place: Sarah Ettinger "Free to Dream"
Second Place: Pat Pope "Touch of White"
Third Place: Eve Ozer "Equisites Corpse 2 Torso"
Third Place: Tania Blanco "Babel"
Third Place: Mary Yezek "New City"
Honorable Mention: Cynthia Lee "City Scape"
Honorable Mention: Dennis Salaty "The Prize"
Honorable Mention: Jerri Reimann "Earth Scape 1-Day"
Honorable Mention: Ann Hupke "Heart Beat"

Judges Comments: I'm impressed with the variety and dedication the artist's have displayed. I enjoy the use of mixed media both 2-D and 3-D, I think the title Layers is very appropriate many nuances and care(thought). The exquisite Corpse(s) are whimsical and Funky. Good Job All.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Midwest Collage Society Layers III Bloomindale Park District Exhibit 2009

August 2nd, MCS Workday is planned.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.All day workday! Come when you can and leave when you have to. This is a great opportunity to spread out and work on something for an extended period. So bring your materials and work in progress as well as a sack lunch or snack.A gallery walk is being planned for our September meeting. More details will be given closer to that date.

We will be meeting at 1710 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL 60561

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Members News

Two of our MCS members have artist receptions this Friday evening, July 10, in Chicago. Why not make a night of it? Nancy Staszak is in the two-woman show "MESSAGES" with her friend Pat Lagger. The opening reception is this Friday evening, July 10, at the Chicago Cultural Center. Wine & cheese and other refreshments will be served from 5:00 to 7:30 PM. The Renaissance Court Gallery is on the first floor at 77 E. Randolph Street, right across the street from the north end of Millennium Park.
Cynthia Lee is part of a group exhibit at a gallery in the Pilsen Arts District of Chicago. The reception is on Friday, July 10, from 6 to 10 PM at 4Art Inc. Gallery, 1932 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60608 - (312) 850.1816 - All the galleries in the area---two blocks of Halsted, just south of UIC's University Village---are open Friday evening as part of "Second Fridays."