Inspired by her collection of photographs, artist and retired Glenview District #34 art teacher, Lynn Miller, combines imagery with finely-honed artistic technique to create richly realistic paintings that appeal to the senses as well as the emotions. Her landscapes, seascapes, and still lifes are sumptuous and vibrant, full of a cornucopia of color and a profusion of texture. Working in pastel and watercolor, Lynn pushes each medium’s unique characteristics to their fullest. In many of her works, Miller juxtaposes the soft edges of natural objects against the rigid lines of architectural structures to create yet another level of visual appeal.
“Travel the world with me and also enjoy some of my paintings of delectable desserts—my newest collection of sumptuous, mouth watering pastries.” ~Lynn Miller
Co-sponsored by the Glenview Art League & Village of Glenview Natural Resources Commission
Glenview has a variety of natural resources to discover. We are fortunate to have rivers, woods, wetlands, and prairies to explore. Nature is as close as your own back door. Experience our hometown beauty through the eyes of talented local artists, as this exciting community exhibit returns for its second year.
The Gift of Art
Over the years, the Friends of the Glenview Library have not only contributed more than a million dollars to the Library, they also have given artwork for designated Library locations and have donated from their own collections. When you enter the Library from the underground garage, take notice of Field Scene. This colorful, evocative painting by David W. Voros was commissioned in 1986 to hang behind the Circulation Desk in the old Library. Treasures from the past have been recently installed in the Community Room. The Navajo rug and two Native American portraits were gifts from the Louann Van Zelst family. Age dimmed their beauty, but they now have been restored by the Friends. These three pieces help us remember our country’s first settlers and the beauty and craftsmanship of Native American handiwork for everyday use. The next time you attend a Library program, make sure to view these stunning works.
If you are an artist interested in exhibiting at the Glenview Public Library, please submit a proposal including:
General description of work
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.