1. SEPTEMBER MEETING
Please note that our September meeting is on the third Sunday of the month! We will meet Sunday, September 15, at the Darien Municipal Center, 1710 Plainfield Road, Darien from 12:30-3:00 pm. Our special guest will be Golden working artist Sandy Bacon who will demo various Golden mediums and paints. Come prepared to take notes so you can experiment later. We'll also have our typical swap table, and if you want to continue to bring items to sell to one another, that's fine.
2. MAYSLAKE PICK UP
Pick up for our work at Mayslake Peabody Estate is scheduled for Tuesday, September 10, from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
3. UPCOMING MEETINGS
October 6 - Dianne Martia mini-workshop - folded book sculptures
November 3 - Ginni Guzior mini-workshop - paper angels
December 8 - Christmas party and grab bag
4. EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES
Painting with Oil and Cold Wax Class - Instructor Dianne Martia - LaGrange Art League
The Artist's Way Class - Instructor Laura Lein-Svencner - Mayslake Peabody EstateMondays, October 21 thru February 10 (no class 11/25, 12/16, 12/23, 12/30)
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. $165 Reservations: 630-206-9566e
The Artist's Way has helped millionis of people around the world discover and recover their creativity. This 13-week course will help you experience more creativity in your life through writing, cooking, gardening, painting, drawing acting, poetry or any other creative outlet you can think of. Some small project may blossom as we meet each week in a group setting sharing our discoveries. Bring the book The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron, notebook and pen.
5. MEMBER NEWS
“Red Dot - Studio Flip” Laura Lein-Svencner is flipping her studio and changing things around from 9 am to 4 pm on September 12, 13, and 14. This will be her 6th Annual Outdoor Exhibit with some great Red Dot sales on art book, nice frames with/without glass, handmade papers, artwork and much, much more. Laura’s address is 6718 Dale Road, Darien, IL 60561 or keep up to date with her blog at www.lauralein-svencner.com
Laura was juried and invited to participate in the 12th Annual Gala of the Arts which will take place on Friday, September 6, in the Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier. Over 500 community and philanthropic supporters will come together on this special evening. A portion of the proceeds from the art sales will go directly to Emergency Assistance Programs. More information at www.galaofthearts.com
MaryAnn Gradisher, Margi Hafer, Sylvia Koch, Jerri Reimann, Nancy Staszak and Mary Ann Van Soest have work juried into the 15th Regional Illiana Artists Exhibit at Chesterton Art Center in Chesterton, IN. The exhibit runs through September 27.
Laura Lein-Svencner and Eve Ozer have their artwork published in a new North Light mixed media book releasing September 30. “Incite Dreams Realized” features 93 artists and over 120 images of mixed media. Find more information about this book at http://www.amazon.com/Incite-