Yellow House Artists Present Oil Pastels
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Yellow House Artists, an organization of artists who work in Oil Pastel and/or Oil Stick, present their spring show. The artist reception provides the opportunity to meet the exhibiting artists. The reception is free and open to the public. Admission to the Yellow House Artists exhibit is free. Gallery hours are 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Monday-Friday and 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 7 and 14 when docents will be available to provide information about the art and the oil pastel medium. Yellow House Artists is a group of oil pastel artists who promote both their art and the medium. The group originated with 17 oil pastel artists who had a gallery in a yellow house during the 2007 St. Charles Fine Art Show. The group has grown to include nearly 50 members who are interested in creating and showing their work as well as informing the public about the qualities of this little known medium. Members of Yellow House Artists use unique techniques, taking advantage of the special qualities of the medium. This show will feature original paintings by 30 participating artists including: Aurora: Kathleen Furgason, Susan Fichtel Bartlett: Eve Sofferman Batavia: Deann Alleman, Nancy Churvis, Michael Lejcar. Downers Grove: Carol Kazwick. Elgin: Carol Zack, Ed Zack. Elk Grove Village: Diane Danese. Geneva: Fran Stilwagner and Mary Enck Glen Ellyn:Donelle Flanyak. Hampshire: Lillian Pagni Lisle: Darlene Nawrocki. Naperville: George Bruce, Maureen McKee Oswego: Dotti Matson. Park Ridge: Carolyn Seng. Plano: Donna Ostrye. Rockford: Barbara Santucci. St. Charles: Jim Foght, Chris Hayman, Rupali Kumbhani, Teri Tossey. Schaumburg: Irene Peterson Wheaton: Carol Kincaid. West Chicago: Barbara Holmes, Vicki Wortley. Winfield: Nancy Gillespie.