Our first PopUp Gallery

What a great night we had at our PopUp Gallery!  I want to thank the Lombard Town Centre and Sarah Richardt for generously giving us the space for the gallery and all the artists that joined in the show.



We had 6 artist showing at the Jingle Bell Jubilee PopUp Gallery. Carolyn Dunn, Don Meyer, Bruce Schuurmann, Carol Gaus, Sharon Tinker and Sean McMenemy. We had a busy night during the events. We had interest from artists and patrons alike. All very happy to see Art making it way into the Lombard. The best thing about an event like this is we find out how many people live in our communities that are artists of some kind. Let’s face it creative people like hanging out with other creative people.


We learned a lot about our first show so we hope our second one is even bigger with more activities and more artists! We especially want to thank Carolyn Dunn for bringing in her oils and working on her painting. The crowd really enjoy watching her process. She even made it into My Suburban Life! We even had a few sales of art which was fantastic.  If anything I hope that would encourage more artists to submit their work and “Be A Part Of Art”

Carolyn Dunn, worked on one of her latest paintings while the crowds poured in.

Bruce Schuurmann, displayed his photography of the area. He has created a very nice product line of greeting cards, photos and bookmarks. His work was a big hit as well.

It was also a great first introduction to the general public.  We had art supporters and artist alike wanting to know more about what we are doing and how they can be a part of it.



So what’s next?  A LOT!

More Events, Activities
and Direction.

Art Critiques
Start again in January.  So get your art and get a thick skin.

3rd Thursdays are back!
Start in January.  We’ll be talking and planing your year ahead.  We have a lot to plan so get in on the ground floor and lets’s build an art community in the Western Suburbs.

Meet the Artist Night
This will be your chance to meet the 14 different artists and everyone who’s been enjoying the work for the past couple months.  This time we’ll be doing a Saturday or Sunday this time so let us know what works for you. SO LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK!
3rd Corner House Gallery install in February
So get you new works ready or dust off your old favorites no one has seen for a while and share with Lombard.

February, New gallery hanging at The Corner House.

A Second Art Gallery on the Way!
We are adding a second gallery location at ClaSha  ( This location is requesting Art with a Fashion and Kid theme.If you have work that fits into that category or you know a fellow artist that is creating work with these theme please forward this email. They do want to be able to sell your works so it’s not just for display! )

Please friend ClaSha on Facebook and your show support and go SHOPPING! They have great hand crafted items.

Website and Newsletter Features!
You’ll notice our sidebar and our website will be carrying ads and promotions.  If you want to promote an event, yourself or business we’re going to make it easy.

Merchant Profile Page.
Soon we’ll be adding merchant profile pages so we can showcase our local merchants that are supporting the arts.  If you want in drop us a line and we’ll tell you how.  Soon we’ll have a page we can direct your to.

Artist Bio Pages and a directory of local artist will be coming in 2015.  So if you’re a local artist and you want to be in our directory please visit our website.

Hey Artist Need a Webpage?
If you’re an artist and want to get your work out and don’t know where to start.  We can help.

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