Adult Enrichment Programs

art in the library

Current & Upcoming Exhibits

Exhibit Hours:

Monday-Friday: 9 AM-PM
Saturday: 9 AM-5 PM
Sunday: 1 PM-5 PM

Works on Paper

Thursday, September 11–Tuesday, November 4
Multiple Student Artists • Glenview Park Center

View an exhibit of drawings and watercolors by Glenview Park Center adult students enrolled in Drawing 1 & 2 and Watercolor 1 & 2 classes. Through step-by-step instruction and direct observation, students of instructor Gayle Huffman showcase an exciting array of “plein air” botanicals, traditional still lifes, and an impressive 2014 series of bird drawings and paintings. A great teaching exhibit to view for anyone desiring to take the plunge into community art.

On the Journey
A Study in Sumi-e, Haiku & Haiga

Thursday, November 6–Tuesday, January 6

Artist: Lidia Rozmus
lidiarozmus.com

This exhibit explores a style of brush painting that originated in 13th-century Japan. Closely associated with Zen Buddhism and similar in concept to Japanese calligraphy, Sumi-e (black-ink pictures) and Haiga rely on only simplicity of thought, action, and form to create works of understated beauty. Painter and poet Lidia Rozmus traveled to Japan to learn about its culture and arts. These experiences enriched her understanding of the spirit that lives in these ancient Japanese techniques—where the essence of form is expressed with a single brush stroke. You are also invited to attend a special Haiku Workshop on Sunday, November 9, 2 PM to learn more about the evocative partnership between Japanese painting and poetry.

Art Submission

If you are an artist interested in exhibiting at the Glenview Public Library, please submit a proposal including:

General description of work

Artist statement

Size of work/frames

All artwork must be professionally framed and fit the standards of the exhibit hanging system
References/other shows in which the artist has exhibited

Mail or email photos representative of the artist’s proposed exhibit portfolio, or provide a link to a website with an online portfolio for proposal consideration

Contact information, including phone number, address, and email address

A limited number of exhibits are displayed each year. Many more requests are submitted than can be accommodated. Artists should not expect that proposals to exhibit will be accepted.

Public Gallery Policy (PDF)

Direct your proposal by mail or email to:
Communications Director
Glenview Public Library
1930 Glenview Road
Glenview, IL 60025
communicationsdept@glenviewpl.org

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