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Sharing - Plein Air Artists Call for Artists! - More Info!

Gary S.
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Arlington Heights, IL
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Call for Artists! Still accepting Plein Air Artists for our event on October 13, 2013. Please share to spread the word about the event. It is free and open to the public. A great thing to do on a beautiful fall Sunday afternoon!Trib Article

Call for Artists!

I also need volunteer help to work with the kids at the Kids Art Tables!

If you know of any musicians who want to play outside that day, please
pass this info on to them as well!


Skokie, IL – Emily Oaks Nature Center in Skokie, IL welcomes the return of
Anatomically Correct’s Brush with Nature program. Registration for Brush
with Nature 2013-2014 is now open.

This year, the artworks that are created during the fall plein air paint
event are eligible for a juried exhibition at Emily Oaks in 2014.

There is no charge to be a plein air painter for the day, but there is a
$30 artist jury fee for the exhibition that follows in Jan. 2014.

If you would like to participate, please let me know asap. Participating
artists must pre-register.

Following are the details:

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 from 11 am – 3 pm, professional artists will
set up their easels and “plein air” paint along the Nature Center’s
walking paths. Plein air is a French term which means out in the open
air. The public is invited to watch the artists paint beautiful fall
landscapes, ask questions of the artists and even paint alongside them.
The first 25 visitors will receive a free mini canvas to start their own
plein air painting experience, courtesy of Blick Art Materials. The event
is free for all ages. Artists can register for the event through the

The artists who create their paintings during this plein air event will
showcase their artworks inside the Emily Oaks Nature Center Gallery in an
exhibition from January 10, 2014 through February 28, 2014. An artists’
reception will be held in the gallery on January 10, 2014 from 7 – 9 pm.
Admission is Free! Regular viewing hours are Monday - Friday 8 am- 5
pm; Saturday 8 am- 4 pm; and Sunday 10 am- 4 pm. Phone (847) 674-1500,
ext. 2500 for more information.

Emily Oaks Nature Center, 4650 Brummel Ave, Skokie, IL 60076

This event is sponsored in part by the Village of Skokie Fine Arts
Commission and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency. Founded in
1991, Anatomically Correct is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to
showcasing works by artists in alternative spaces in a combined effort to
educate, diversify, and promote community awareness of the visual and
performing arts. http://www.brushwithn...­


Debra Hatchett
Exec. Director
Anatomically Correct
Art in Alternative Spaces

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