Local Art @ EPL

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Dozens of talented student artists from District 65 and ETHS are the next to be featured in our ongoing exhibition series Local Art @ EPL.  From now until March 31st, you can find over 100 original student works on the 2nd floor of EPL’s Main Library.  Including photography, sketches, paintings, and much more, this impressive exhibit showcases the diverse creative gifts of Evanston kindergarteners, seniors, and all ages in between.  Don’t miss it!

An Interview with Amy Lee Segami

amy-leeAmy Lee Segami is a Chicagoland painter and the latest featured artist in our ongoing exhibition series Local Art @ EPL.  Her show Frozen Dreams: Painting on Water is currently on display on the 2nd floor of EPL’s Main Library where you can catch it through March 7th.  Weaving her backgrounds in art and science with Eastern and Western perspectives, Segami draws on her Asian heritage and physics knowledge for her contemporary take on the ancient art form Suminagashi.  We recently spoke with her via email about the fusion of art and science, the 2,000-year history of Suminagashi, her creative process, and her future plans.

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Local Art @ EPL

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We are pleased to introduce Chicagoland painter Amy Lee Segami as the next featured artist in our ongoing exhibition series Local Art @ EPL.  Her show – titled Frozen Dreams: Painting on Water – is currently on display on the 2nd floor of EPL’s Main Library where you can catch it through March 7th.  Weaving her backgrounds in art and science with Eastern and Western perspectives, Segami draws on her Asian heritage and physics knowledge for her contemporary take on the ancient art form Suminagashi.  You can learn more about Ms. Segami’s work by visiting her website, and you can meet her at a reception on Sunday, February 15 at 7 pm.  Also, make sure to check back with Off the Shelf later in the month for an interview with the artist herself.  Stay tuned!

An Interview with Maryna Danylovych

maryna dMaryna Danylovych is a Chicagoland painter and the latest featured artist in our ongoing exhibition series Local Art @ EPL.  From now until December 31st, more than three dozen of her impressionist still lifes and landscapes will be on display on the 2nd floor of EPL’s Main Library.  Inspired by her favorite painters Monet, Renoir, and O’Keefe, Danylovych strives to ensure that the emotions she puts into her pictures reach the people who view them.  We recently spoke with her via email about her artistic origins, creative process, and future plans.

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Local Art @ EPL

poppiesWe are pleased to introduce Chicagoland painter Maryna Danylovych as the next featured artist in our ongoing exhibition series Local Art @ EPL.  Throughout December, more than three dozen of her impressionist still lifes and landscapes will be on display on the 2nd floor of EPL’s Main Library.  Inspired by her favorite painters Monet, Renoir, and O’Keefe, Danylovych strives to ensure that the emotions she puts into her pictures reach the people who view them.  Don’t miss her show, and also make sure to check back with Off the Shelf later in December for an interview with the artist herself.  Stay tuned.

Local Art @ EPL

image0000Dozens of talented teens from EPL’s very own Loft are the next featured artists in our ongoing exhibition series Local Art @ EPL.  During the months of September and October, Evanston students from Chute, Haven, and Nichols Middle Schools read works by G. Neri.  To capture their impressions of his writing, the students created art in a variety of forms including poetry, graphic works, and pencil sketches.  Students will continue to explore the impact of G. Neri’s work on their lives through class discussions, and you can catch their exhibit through November 30th on the 2nd floor of EPL’s Main Library.  Don’t miss it!

An Interview with Alain Potrel

Puck_16x20Alain Potrel is a Chicagoland painter, NU Research Associate, and the latest featured artist in our ongoing exhibition series Local Art @ EPL.  His show – titled Ambidextrous – is currently on display on the 2nd floor of EPL’s Main Library where you can catch it through October 31.  Specializing in Jackson Pollock-esque oils, Mr. Potrel has shown throughout the U.S., Canada, and France though he admits, “I never really studied art.  I just paint my life, and life is an art.”  We recently spoke with him via email about his artistic origins, creative process, and future plans.

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