Open Studios Evanston

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During Open Studios Evanston on October 11, artists are opening their studio and gallery doors to the general public from 1 – 5 p.m. Several artists will also host special events, talks or demonstrations, see the schedule below.

1 – 1:30 p.m.
Bottle & Bottega Evanston
1016 Davis Street
Bottle & Bottega will offer a FREE Painting Party 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. for guests of the art walk   Try your hand at being the artists while you get step-by-step instruction from a Bottle & Bottega artist to complete a mini-masterpiece on a take-home 6×6 canvas!

1 – 5 p.m.
Lea Basile Lazarus and Julie Cowan
1209 Maple Avenue
Demonstration of Zerox transfers/paper lithography and monoprinting.

1:30 p.m.
Maggie Meiners
1610 Payne Street
Talk: For the Love of Art: How to Build and Define a Personal Collection
Collector and photographer, Maggie Meiners discusses how to begin an art collection.  She focuses on the emerging market and sheds light on the various venues for art collecting from internet sales to galleries to art fairs. She discusses several local and well-known artists and cultivates an understanding of the importance of the artist-collector relationship. Maggie’s personal collection and her experience as a photographer offers a unique artist-collector point-of-view.

Maggie is a photographer and an art collector who began doing both, simultaneously in 2000 when her passion for photography was ignited after a visit to a photo exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.  She regularly exhibits her work at galleries and museums across the United States, most recently at Anne Loucks Gallery in Glencoe, IL and the Ft. Wayne Museum of Art in Indiana. Over the last couple of years, Maggie has spoken to numerous audiences, including high school and university students on her work and collecting art.

2 – 3 p.m.
Jill King Studio
1402-1/2 Greenleaf Avenue
Demonstration on sculpture building involving soldering steel, and stretching fabric over an armature

2 p.m.
Katherine Orr
832 Dempster Street
Katorriginal Art at La Petite Galerie Lapin
Demonstration using “brou de noix,” a special French walnut stain powder, for painting

2:30 p.m.
Ted Glasoe Fine Art Photographer
Talk: Get to know your camera”, basic photography concepts and shooting ideas followed by a Q&A

4:30 p.m.
David Yonan, Adiana Strings
636 Church Street
Carlson Building, Suite 406
Free concert

Fay Kaiser Voice Lessons
927 Noyes Street, 2nd Floor

Sara Piepmeier
927 Noyes Street, Studio 212
Mask workshop: creating animal masks with found materials


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