FEELING BLUE: Annual Juried Exhibition

Opening: Saturday, Feb 26, 2022 6 – 9 pm
Saturday, Feb 26 – Mar 13, 2022

18620 E. Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, IL 60030


Annual Juried Exhibition 

Featuring 36 Artists Exploring the Color Blue


Over 60 artists responded to our Call-For-Artists for this exhibition by submitting 100+ pieces of art for consideration by our Guest Juror. 36 outstanding pieces were selected, all of which explore the color and meaning of BLUE.

BEST IN SHOW, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place plus Honorable Mention & Merit Prizes selected by our Juror will be awarded. The gallery will also select an Award of Excellence recipient.

Selected Artists: Kristin Ashley, Kenny Bellinder, Susan Bennett, Marcia Biasiella, Tom Biegalski, Sean Bishop, Joan Bredendick, Rachel Catlett, Jennifer Evans, Frank Fitzgerald, Tim Flynn, Cynthia Fuller, Kathleen Gallo, Jeanne Garrett, Samira Gdisis, Kathleen Heitmann, Missy Isely-Poltrock, Laina Joy, Boruch Lev, Joan McCLane, Mary Neely, Kristen Neveu, Mary Norvell, Laura O’Connor, Clarese Ornstein, Tom Pedersen, Paul Pinzarrone, Regina Roland, Susan Schneider, Rebecca Stahr, Stephen Ursino, Catherine Uttich, Marilyn Weisberg, Sally Wille, Kelly Witte, Jeff Wozniak.

About our Juror: Keith Hanz began teaching at Mt. San Jacinto College in 1998 in Photography, Art, and Digital Media) where as Associate Professor, Director, and Department Chair of MSJC Photography he successfully transitioned the program from traditional to the digital paradigm. While teaching at MSJC, Keith designed and built the state-of-the-art Pixel River Studio. In that purpose-built space he creates his photographs and paintings and shares that space with other creative professionals. Keith earned a BFA and MFA in painting from the University of Illinois, has worked as a painter and a professional studio & assignment photographer since the early 1980’s, and has been active in training photography faculty throughout the State of California. He recently completed his second master’s degree (MET) in Educational Technology at Boise State University.


Image: Emerging from the Depths 24x24 Acrylic & Pastel -- by Susan Bennett