Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Sept. 2 and 3 mark the biggest annual art fair in Lake Forest. Flip through the gallery to get a taste.
More than 180 artists showcased their world-wide view of creativity in Lake Forest this Labor Day Weekend through the Art Fair on Market Square. Earlier: Meet the Artist—Sheila Brandon Captures Nature In Ceramic Patch perused the work and met some of the creators. Flip through our gallery to get a sampling of the event. And check out our meet the artist series for a behind-the-scenes look at these craftsmen. For more news and updates from Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch, subscribe to our daily e-newsletter, ”Like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Monday, September 3, 2012
As the annual Deer Path Art Fair is underway, Patch went behind the scenes with two local artists. Stay tuned for part two on Tuesday.
Lake Bluff-based artist Sheila Brandon has an eye for natural beauty. Brandon's ceramic work especially pays homage to the aesthetics of fruit. She only sells her work locally, with this Labor Day Weekend's Art Fair being the main venue. Earlier: Art Fair Returns to Market Square Sunday Over the years, Brandon said she's built up a large group of 'collectors' in the Lake Forest and Lake Bluff area. SHe'll be at site 41, near the Metra station, in the Deerpath Art League Show in Lake Forest on Sunday and Monday. Patch chatted with Brandon as she readied for the fair. Patch: How long have you been an artist and why ceramics? Brandon: I've been doing it probably since about 99, and we came over to the United States in 1989. I started making …
Sunday, September 2, 2012
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Tuesday, March 15, 2011
First Presbyterian Church Preschool uses art as part of learning experience.
Students from First Presbyterian Church Preschool rushed around the room, searching for their art on the walls. Occasionally, students and their parents stopped to marvel at the large dinosaur sculptures - some of them 6 feet tall - in the center of the room. First Presbyterian Church Preschool held its annual Art Fair last Saturday (March 12), an event that also included a toy drive in memory of Ryan Nyland, a baby who had a stroke in utero and lived just 10 days. The toys collected through the drive will be donated to Children’s Memorial Hospital. “It’s all about learning,” Preschool Director Ruth Luke said of the Art Fair, which featured drawings, paintings and collages the students have worked on throughout the school year. First …
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Cherokee students engage in Inquiring Minds presentations.
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
District 67 schools will be closed Jan. 17 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. *** District 67 has recently updated its telephone system. Staff members now have their own direct phone numbers. To locate a staff members' phone number, visit the district website (www.lf67.org) or use the system's dial by name directory. To access the dial by name directory, call your school or the district office: Cherokee, (847) 234-3805; Everett, (847) 234-5713; Sheridan, (847) 234-1160, Deer Path (5-6), (847) 615-4470; Deer Path (7-8), (847) 604-7400; or District, (847) 234-6010. *** The …