“The 50th Anniversary Show” opens July 13 at the Norris Cultural Arts Center in St. Charles. The show celebrates the 10th anniversary of Water Street Studios in Batavia and the 40th anniversary of Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles. Work by artists and instructors will be on display through August 21. A public reception for the artists will be held in the Norris Cultural Arts Center on Sunday, July 21 from 2 – 4 pm. The Norris Cultural Arts Center is located on the campus of St. Charles East High School at 1040 Dunham Road, St. Charles. For directions and information about the Center, call: 630-584-7200 or visit: www.norrisculturalarts.com. Gallery hours are Wednesday – Sunday, 11 am – 4 pm. Gallery admission and parking are free.
Water Street Studio artists participating in the 50th Anniversary Show are: Mark Adams, Victoria Belz, Becka Davis, Richard DeVeau, Lisa Dienst-Thomas, Deborah Di Vita-Glasscott, Sharon Feller, Eric Goetzinger, David Hauptschien, Caitlin Hazelton, Christopher Hodge, Lisa Holzl, Jesse Howard, Kevin Hunter, Lisa Hutler, Jim Jenkins, Anke Korioth, Emy Krauspe, Sabrina Martin, Kathy McDonald, Bill McGrath, Janice Meister, Joe Milosevich, Marty Murphy, Marcy Rogge, Mark Russell, Georgia Schwender, Colin Sherrell, Steve Sherrell, Perry Slade, Carol Weber, Rosalie Waranius Vass, David Wensel, and Lisa Youngdahl.
Fine Line Creative Arts Center artists participating in the 50th Anniversary Show are: Jose Avalos, Jr., Connie Blieszner, Cynthia Boudreau, Lynn Caldwell, Dan Caldwell, Karen Johnson, Carol Kazwick, Lela Luetger, Kimberly Mullarkey, Jonathan Pacheco, Ellen and Emily Phillips, Peggy Seehafer, Robin Schoenburg, Alan Shontz, Amy Simpson, Katherine Steinbring, Gale Trausch, Alyce Van Acker, Jay Walsh, Sue Wegener, Tara Wiesnewski, Heather Winslow and Jodi Younglove.
Fine Line Creative Arts Center of St. Charles supports artists and the larger community through instruction, exploration and exhibition of traditional and innovative arts and crafts, its mission enriched by a natural and inspirational setting. Fine Line Creative Arts Center has been serving the community and encouraging everyone to explore the arts for 40 years.
Fine Line offers classes in weaving and textiles, painting and drawing, glass and metals, ceramics, surface design, printmaking and photography. Guest artists present workshops throughout the year. The two galleries on campus are open Monday – Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm, and an outdoor sculpture show is installed on campus and throughout the prairie through October. 2019 also marks the expansion of the metals and glass studios as well as the addition of a glass blowing studio to increase course offerings and workshop opportunities. For more information about classes, workshops and special events stop by Fine Line, call 630-584-9443, or visit www.fineline.org.
Plan now to attend Fine Line Creative Arts Center’s 40th Anniversary Gala on September 27 at the Q Center in St. Charles. Tickets go on sale July 23. For tickets and Gala information, call: 630-584-9443 or visit: www.fineline.org. Fine Line is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit arts center.
Save the date for Water Street Studios’ 10th Anniversary Show on September 13, 2019 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. The 10th Anniversary Show is free and open to the public. The 10th Anniversary Show will feature an art auction, cash bar, family activities, and more.