Art Shows

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Thursday, July 23, 2009

Summer Art Events in the Heartland

Hello Art Lovers,

All of us at HeartlandArts.Net hope you're having a great summer! Read on for information about what's happening.

Show Opening at the Anthill Gallery and the Yellowmoon Cafe in Cobden
July 23, 2009 - September 6, 2009 - Opening reception Friday, June 25, 5:00-8:00pm
"Women's Art Group Exhibition" Featuring the stained-glass & mixed media work of Linda Austin, colored pencil & mixed media by Kathryn Belletire, fibers art & mixed media by Marilyn Boysen, and the oil painting of Rene Mavigliano.

Kathleen Shaffner's Art Show at the Carbondale Civic Center

July 23, 2009 - August 3, 2009

St. Genevieve Art Walk - Fourth Friday
Friday, July 24, 2009 - 6:00-9:00pm
On July 24, Ste Genevieve's art community will celebrate the first birthday of the monthly Fourth Friday Art Walk with a Route Du Vin Wine Stroll and tasting from 6 - 9 PM. The Route du Vin Wineries boast six members: Cave Vineyard, Charleville Vinyard, Chaumette Vinyards & Winery, Ste Genevieve Winery, Sand Creek Vinyard and Twin Oaks Vineyard & Winery. Joining these, Crown Valley Winery and Show-Me Shop will be offering a free wine tasting of regional wines in all the studios and galleries of the Art Walk. Sample the areas finest wines and browse the wonderful artworks at the same time!
Closing reception, "Life in the Bush" - Works by Judith Bush
Saturday, July 25, 2009, 6:30-8:30pm
The Gallery Space at the Law Office of Joni Beth Bailey, 1008 Walnut Street in Murphysboro

Creative Expressions Art Fair - Carbondale Civic Center

Saturday, July 25, 2009, 9:00am-3:00pm
From the Flipside: Local artisans will converge Saturday on Carbondale Civic Center for the first Creative Expressions Art Fair and Sale. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is open to the public. The event is sponsored by The Second Act, a free membership program for
those 50 and older through Southern Illinois Healthcare. "Our artist lineup includes painters, sculptors, jewelry artists and more," said program manager Mona Kerns.
Artists Joan Skiver-Levy, Thomas Horn, and Kathleen Shaffner will be on hand.
Read More in this News article on the Southern's Flipside

Ladies Night Out in Murphysboro
June 30, 2009, 6-9pm; admission $15 at the door or $12 in advance
The Friends of Murphysboro present Ladies Night Out at the Murphysboro Event Center, to benefit the fund to create Southern Illinois first dog park in the city of Murphysboro. Featuring vendors and services centered around ladies and their favorite canine companion. Visit the website for information about vendors and more. Artist Brenda Cooley will be on hand with her Jewelry Creations. Only 500 tickets available.

"Make it and Take it" Weaving Classes - Freeburg, IL

Weaver Jill Kettler offers Fiber Workshop with Schacht looms: Schedule a day with three to eight friends for projects you make, then take home: purses, table runners, a scarf, etc. Prewarped looms and 6 hours of peace and quiet while creating your very own masterpiece will make it a fun day.

Artists at the Shawnee Hill Wine Trail Wineries
Orlandini Vineyards: Andrea LeBeau
Rustle Hill Winery: Jan York (through end of July), photographer Heather Lose starting in August - opening reception August 1, 2009, 3:00-6:00pm
Stay tuned to HeartlandArts.Net for the latest information!

Best wishes,
Amy, Sue and Lauren