February Artist: Photographer James Caulfield

Sunday, February 2, 2014 - 12:00am

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Home and Studio by seeing “Frank Lloyd Wright – The Oak Park Years” Exhibit in the Oak Park Library Gallery in February. A reception for the artist will be Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

In the past several years, photographer James Caulfield, in collaboration with architectural writer Patrick F. Cannon, has produced four books with contemporary images of the exteriors and interiors of the buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright and other Chicago-area architects.

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March Artists: The Printmakers of Oak Park Art League

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 12:00am

See the exhibit titled "Printmakers of Oak Park Art League" featuring the prints of 23 artists curated by Oak Park artist and printmaker Nancy Fong. A reception for the artists will be held on Sunday, March 9, from 4 to 6 p.m. The Oak Park Art League collaborates with Expressions raphics to offer classes in printmaking. For more information, see www.oakparkartleague.org.

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November Artist: Jay Boersma

Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 12:00am

Oak Park resident and tenured professor of art, design and photography, Jay Boersa, will exhibit recent photographs taken in Oak Park and around the world Nov. 2 - 29 at the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery, 834 Lake Street. You can meet photographer Jay Boersa at a reception on Sunday, Nov. 3, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Art Galley.

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BFFs: Best Friends Forever

Friday, November 1, 2013 - 12:00am

November's aMAZEing artist, Steve Fisher, will display portraits of library patrons' pets! This heartwarming display will be on exhibit through the end of the month.

To particpate: Submit your request with a digital image of you and your pet to petportraits@oppl.org. Steve will select 20 images to paint. All submissions must be received by Sunday, Sept 1.

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September Artist: Sarah Koten

Monday, September 2, 2013 - 12:00am

Sarah Koten, an accomplished artist who lived in Oak Park for 10 years, will exhibit recent paintings in an exhibit titled " Color and Light" at the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery Sept. 2 through 29. The exhibit is open seven days a week during regular Library hours.

A reception for Sarah Koten will be in the Art Gallery on Sunday, Sept. 8 from 3 to 5 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

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June Artists: John Cather, Frank Connolly, Robert Kwas & Gene Vitale

Sunday, June 2, 2013 - 12:00am

“Art Among Friends” features the work of long-time Oak Park artist Robert Kwas who died in June 2012, and his friends, John Cather, Frank Connolly and Gene Vitale. Over the past 40 years, these four artists met nearly every two weeks to lunch, paint or gallery hop together. A reception for the artists and Robert Kwas’ family will be on Saturday, June 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

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