Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– “Fabulously Focused”, an exhibit of current works of Tall Grass Gallery Artists, will open on Friday, July 9, with a reception from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Eleven new artists have successfully completed the jurying process and were invited to participate in the exhibit. They are Ann Goldsmith of Olympia Fields, Jeanine Hill-Soldner of Algonquin, Anne Maraviglia of Gardner, Joe Pankowski of Park Forest, Debra Parker-Sawyer of Mokena, Carey Primeau of Chicago, Angela Redmond of Maywood, Colin Thomas of Homewood, Michael Weiss of Park Forest, Patricia Wiseman of Burbank and Marvin Wiltgen of Park Forest.
In addition to the newly juried artists, many long-term Tall Grass artists will be exhibiting their work. Artists who are already registered include: CouSandra Armstrong, Marcia Babler, Richard Benoit, Lynne Brozynski, Joan Bulf, RexAnne Coad, Maureen Cribbs, Linda Curl, Suzanne Dreher, Bronwyn Elkuss, David Fitzgerald, Orgean Freeman, David George, Doris Gibson, Margi Hafer, Mancefield Harris, Barbara Henry, Barbara Hogu, Dennis Jennings, Sylvia M. Koch, Selma Lisit, Claudia McCarthy, Tim McCue, Diana McGarel, Joe McIlhany, Patricia Moore, Charles Wyll Mull, Renee Klyzek Nordstrom, Dennis O’Malley, Maureen O’Toole, Roger Paris, Richard Perna, Kiet Pham, Janice Pratt, Charlotte Sasser, Kathleen Schonauer, Carolyn Sims, Mary Ann Trzyna, Nance Tucker, Leon Wade, Peter Carl Wilhelm, Elmira Smith Wilkey, Marikay Peter Witlock and Faye Zalecki.
Faye Zalecki, one of the curators explained, “Although there is a title to the exhibit – “Fabulously Focused” – the participating artists are not limited by theme or media. They have been asked to display a sample of their current work. It is always interesting to see how various artists evolve from exhibit to exhibit.”
A print of one of the original works in the exhibit will be raffled off during the run of the exhibit. The Raffle Art is by Charlotte Sasser. It is a Watercolor abstract piece entitled "Whirling Ocean Life".
The Tall Grass Gallery is located at 367 Artists Walk, adjacent to Village Hall in Downtown Park Forest, between South Orchard Drive and Western Avenue, north of Indianwood Boulevard. It is open to the public, free of charge. Gallery hours are 11:00 .m. through 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. For additional information or directions, call the gallery at (708) 748-3377 or check the Tall Grass website at www.tallgrassarts.org.