Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Summer Classes in the Gallery

Still Life watercolors

Imaginative realism

Charcoal drawing

Origami with Jerry

Easel painting

Acrylic painting
Studio classes this summer:  9:00 - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. classes Monday thru Friday beginning June 4th thru August 24th, 2018.    Individual classes:  $60.00 for three hours ($80.00 three hour sessions for portfolio preparation).
Evening and weekend classes need to be scheduled thru the studio.  Please sign up now as spaces are limited and being reserved quickly! 

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Chicago Alliance of Visual Artists (wearecava.org) Opening Reception at the Beverly Arts Center, May 20th, 2018


View of the Gallery

Award winning piece "The Man"

Guests enjoying the exhibition

Beverly Arts Center Gallery

President of CAVA, Chris Cantele with award winner Stephen Murphy

Best of Show winner Sara Convery with guest

Award winner Richard Pociask

Treasurer of CAVA, Rob Sills

Board Member Dorothy Mason

View of Gallery

Best of Show "Like Mother, Like Daughter"

Stephen Murphy's "Crossing Wabash"

Kim Laurel's "Long Pairing - Solo Dilemma"
Vice-President of CAVA, Vicky Tesmer, Board Member Pat O'Malley and Kim Laurel award winner

Opening Reception: Ninth Annual Students' Art Exhibition, May 18th

Friends and Family gather to see the students' work

Introducing the program and the young artists' work

A welcoming smile

Kai Fogelson with his father, Doug

Lola Carpenter with her work

Vicky Tesmer with Katie Kaukialo

Vivien Carpenter with her father

Karen Halverson with her guest

Katie Kaukialo's parents with her work

Kai Fogelson with his work

The Reber Family

Catching Anika Mansharamani 

Lucy Halverson enjoying the event

Raqhav Mansharamani with his father

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Public Art "Lighthouses" - Chicago's Greek Town Halsted Street

Vicky Tesmer's "Lighthouse"

Another view of the lighthouse

Garden of flowers

Another view of the lighthouse

Unforgettable Art Fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Foundation at the University of Rockford School of Medicine 2018

Jim Pryzdia, Jen Jessen Lunt and Vicky Tesmer painting for Alzheimer's Foundation

Artists Scott Okin, Vicky Tesmer, Jim Pryzdia and Jen Jessen Lunt - raising money for Alzheimer's Foundation

Jim Pryzdia with his extraordinary painting

Artists working on their paintings to be auctioned off

Scott Okin's masterpiece

Vicky Tesmer with her painting "Garden for Mary"

"Garden for Mary" - Vicky Tesmer

Artists work for auction

Two Dachsunds