Art Gallery

November Artist Lindsay Olson: "Manufactured River"

Oak Park Artist Lindsay Olson interviewed scientists, engineers and operators at the world’s largest waste water treatment plant in Stickney, Illinois, to learn the real story about water in a dense urban area. Her art exhibit, "Manufactured River" is a celebration of this live-saving service most of us take for granted.

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Reception and Program: Artist Lindsay Olson with "Manufactured River"

Meet Oak Park Artist Lindsay Olson who interviewed scientists, engineers and operators at the world’s largest waste water treatment plant in Stickney, Illinois, to learn the real story about water in a dense urban area. Her art exhibit, "Manufactured River" is a celebration of this live saving service most of us take for granted.

The exhibit continues in the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery through Nov. 29. The gallery is open seven days a week during regular library hours.

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January Artist: Beth Ryza

Oak Park Artist Beth Ryza will display paintings in an exhibit titled "Flower Power" from Jan. 2 through Jan. 29 at the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery. The Gallery is open seven days a week during regular library hours.

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February Artist: Photographer James Caulfield

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

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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Artist Jill Kramer: "Landscape Reinterpreted"

Local artist Jill Kramer will display new paintings in her ‘Landscape Reinterpreted’ exhibit at the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery from Dec. 2 to Dec. 30. A reception for the artist will be Sunday, Dec. 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Art Gallery. The reception is free and open to the public.

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November Artist: Jay Boersma

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

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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August Artist: Marion Sirefman

Oak Park Artist Marion Sirefman will have an exhibit titled “Journeys” in the Oak Park Public Library Gallery through August 2 through Aug. 30. A reception for the artist will be Sunday, Aug. 4, from 3 to 5 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

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September Artist: Sarah Koten

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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