“Farmer’s Market” celebrates the bounty of the well-tended gardens at the height of the Midwest growing season. The incredible array of fresh edibles and beautiful flowers inspires this group of botanical artists to pick up their graphite or colored pencils, pens and paints to depict their beauty. With over 40 members, Reed-Turner Botanical Artists Circle meets monthly on Zoom and is affiliated with American Society of Botanical Artists(ASBA). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information about any particular artwork or artist.
6 x 6 Small Canvas Community Art Exhibition
September 16-November 16
View works from local artists inspired by the theme “Afternoon Enjoyment.” Sponsored by the Glenview Art League.
Canvas Drop Off Day
Saturday, September 11 • 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
Did you pick up a canvas for the exhibition over the summer? Don’t forget to return it to the Library!
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.