Fine And Visual Arts
CRETE | The Youth Services Department of the Crete Public Library recently held a Mastering the Arts program on Native American art for children ages 5 to 8.
During a recent Mastering the Arts program, Crete librarians Kathy James and Judy Richert shared the art work of Lakota native Black Hawk. Black Hawk captured his people and nature in his drawings in the 1800s. Pictured are children posing arm in arm to mimic one of Black Hawk's drawings.
Youth Services Librarian Kathy James shares a reproduction of a painting by Black Hawk, a Lakota Native American in the Crete library's Mastering the Arts program.
This photo by Chicago Heights resident Arasely Hernandez is part of the community wide photography project by citizens in conjunction with Union Street Gallery on Otto Boulevard.
Gloria Holman, of Chicago Heights, took this photograph as part of the city's community wide citizen photography project, which will be celebrated at the Union Street Gallery on May 11.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | On May 11, Union Street Gallery, 1527 Otto Blvd., will host a free Arts & Jazz Festival. This festival will conclude the “Rediscovering Chicago Heights” community photo voice project that has taken place over the past six months.
CRETE | The Crete Public Library’s main floor display case holds pictures taken by Crete resident Carol Wentz.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Seton Academy art students Mykel Adams and Kaylen Langdon recently earned honors for their artwork at an exhibit at South Suburban College.
Seton Academy art students were invited to display their work at South Suburban College Regional High School Art Exhibit This exhibit included high schools from Illinois and Indiana. Mykel Adams won Best in School with her pottery piece "Turtle" and Kaylen Langdon won a "Great Clay Award" fr…
CRETE | The Crete Public Library’s Youth Service Department offers a new program, Mastering the Arts, for children 5, 6, 7 and 8 years old.
Madison Duda participated in February's program on collage artist Romare Beardan. Madison and the children tore pieces of magazines pages, colored tissue paper, etc., and glued them on paper to make their own collage picture to take home.
King Liggins makes a colorful collage piece during the Crete Public Library's new program, Mastering the Arts. The children drew inspiration through the works of collage artist Romare Beardan. The session included a study of Beardan, activities and collage fun.
Artwork honoring Black History Month is on display at the Chicago Heights City Hall through February. Pictured from left are Union Street Gallery artist Michelle Owens, Union Street Gallery Director Jessica Segal, Chicago Heights Mayor David A. Gonzalez, Chicago Heights resident and Union St…
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | To honor Black History Month, city officials invited Union Street Gallery artists to display their original works at City Hall, 1601 Chicago Road, according to a news release from the city.
UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University will host the annual Southwest Suburban Conference High School Art Festival on Friday and Saturday in the university’s Visual Arts Gallery
CHICAGO | Chicago Public Schools plans to name an arts liaison in every school by March, fulfilling one of the benchmarks of the CPS Arts Education Plan.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Prairie State College Foundation is hosting “Collaborative Vision: Selections from The Poetic Dialogue Project,” featuring collaborative works by teams of artists and poets, from Feb. 11 through March 7, in the Christopher Art Gallery, on the Chicago Heights campus at …
Through the month of October the Crete Public Library’s main floor display case features photography by the Park Forest Photography Club. Each photograph catches a moment in time in the country and the city with views of children playing, runners racing by and still life photographs.
This photography exhibit is on display through October at the Crete Public Library.
Prairie State College student Beth Schimanski, a resident of Crete, will have her work featured in an student art exhibit in the college's Christopher Art Gallery.
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