SUGAR GROVE—The community is invited to the Sugar Grove Public Library, 125 S. Municipal Dr., from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, for the Artist Reception of a juried exhibition for accomplished artists for all 2D and 3D media artworks including painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture, stained glass, and fiber art.
More than 52 pieces by 18 artists will be on display throughout the library space. The art will be on display beginning April 1 and continuing, during library hours, until April 30.
Artist in the exhibition include: Teresa Baber, Greta Bell, Mary Glynn-Boies, Ken Evans, Susan Foody, John Granata, Lori Haney, Tom Lawler, Natasha Lehrer, Ann Leslie, Nancy Long, Louis Mustari, Mark Robinson, Philip Soosloff, Alfred Stark, Gene Westerberg, Susan R. Wilson and Anna Zantout.
This exhibition is part of Kaneland’s 12th Annual Community Fine Arts Festival. For the past weeks and months, the Kaneland faculty and Artists-in-Residence have been working with K-12 students for hands-on learning in visual arts, poetry and literary arts, music, dance, and theater. The festival will be held at the Kaneland High School on Sunday, April 10. The festival is a free of charge and completely open to the public.
The Juried Art Exhibition Awards Ceremony is scheduled at the Artist Reception.
The Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival is one of just a handful of public school art festivals in the state of Illinois. The event combines student and professional visual artists, hands-on workshops, and professional performing artists and groups. The festival annually draws approximately 3,000 students, families, and community members for a day of culture and fun.