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Current & Upcoming Exhibits

Exhibit Hours:

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

The Call of the Shore

Friday, January 8—Wednesday, March 9

Artist: Cherie Piatt

Gallery Talk: Sunday, January 31, 1:15 PM

If you grow up in rural Indiana, you must travel a bit to get to the beach, ANY beach. Perhaps that explains Cherie's passion for the water and everything in and around it. Moving to Chicago's North Shore a few years ago, buying a sailboat, and living just a few miles from Lake Michigan has been the realization of at least part of her childhood dreams. Another dream has also come true—the opportunity to create water colors of the seascapes and landscapes she finds so inspirational. Close your eyes, leave winter behind, and imagine the soothing sound of the waves on a sultry summer day.

A New Slant on the Old West

Friday, March 11–Wednesday, May 11

Artist: Karen Barrie

Gallery Talk: Tuesday, May 3, 6:15 PM

“I love the moments: tooled saddle creaking with the horse’s rhythm; glints of pink and gold on a sorrel’s glossy shoulder; a skinny cowboy crossing his arms and leaning on a corral rail. Impressions like these become a blast furnace of unexpected color in my brain that pulls the rug out from under my urban experience. The myth of the Old West puts a new slant on how I view life. My paintings are a city slicker’s embrace of sun and pine and dust. A moment between swinging my leg over the saddle and settling into it. A minute of boot heels clomping on a plank floor. An hour of fiddle music by campfire as the door to yesteryear swings open. My Western Series celebrates this world and those who shared their own West with me.” ~Karen Barrie

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

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