Community, Park Forest

‘Soundwaves, Colorcodes, Natureforms’ Exhibit at Tall Grass Arts Association

Soundwaves exhibit
(Source: Tall Grass Arts Association)
Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)—September 27, 2018
By: Rosemary Piser

‘Soundwaves, Colorcodes, Natureforms’ is the current exhibit at Tall Grass Arts Association, 367 Artists Walk, in DownTown Park Forest. The exhibit features artists interpret subjects and ideas through abstract imagery. The exhibit will run through November 3. An opening night reception will be held on Saturday, September 29 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Gallery. Both the exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

Four wonderful artists have filled the room with dozens of big, powerful, abstract paintings and photographs. The artists, James Bowden, Bill Dixon, Linda Lane Haynes, and Patricia Moore, explore concepts related to music, sound, natural forms and pure geometric design. Each artist’s works represent a clearly identifiable and personal language of form, shape, color, texture, and subject matter. They find their inspiration in a variety of sources: many types of music – classical, jazz, blues; the forms and textures found in nature such as sand dunes, ice and plants; as well as the challenges of solving traditional compositional problems of balance, movement, and spatial tension through geometric shapes and color relationships.

Through their individual vocabularies of symbolic or reduced-to-essentials imagery and mark-making processes, the works in the show convey each artist’s own unique visual language as they also suggest subtle and recurring links between them.

Curators of the exhibit are Claudia Craemer and Deborah Craemer.

Gallery Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For additional information, call 708-748-3377 or visit