Posts tagged with "art"
Three watercolor paintings of Chicago scenes, donated to the Library in memory of former volunteer and Friends of the Library president George Krueger, were dedicated at a recent event. The paintings by artist Sally Perfect Wallman were selected by the Friends of the Library Art Committee and are hanging above the foreign film DVDs on the first floor. Pictured are Krueger’s daughter, Christine; his wife, Irene and Friends’ president Allison Anderson. More event photos.
Calling all teen artists! Create your own original design or artwork to enhance the new teen space. The two winning designs will be prominently displayed in the new teen area. Submissions must be 100% original art with no copyright or trademark symbols. Entries may be print or digital. If working on a computer with a paint program like Photoshop, your design must be at least 2,050 pixels wide by 3,650 pixels high. If you draw/paint by hand, then just make sure it's 10.5 inches x 19 inches. The winners will be announced in the next newsletter and displayed in the new teen space. Complete contest details and online entry form are at ahml.info/teens/design.
Location: Business Center
Photography expert Amanda Thomas will explore the themes of signs and symbols in photographs and will also discuss techniques for taking unbelievable pictures. Disposable cameras will be given to all who register. This program is part of the Engage! Teen Art Project funded by the Searle Funds at the Chicago Community Trust and from the Terra Foundation for American Art. For high school students. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.