Art of the Land-2016 Art Show & Benefit for TLC
Celebrate TLC's first 25 years of land conservation at Art of the Land Friday September 23 and Saturday September 24, 6:30-10pm! Friday night will feature "Stories of Art Inspired by the Land" featuring Jim Cudney, Yvonne Beckway and Leann Emery.
: for those who would like to attend for the last hour (9-10) only, you can pay just $10 at the door Friday and Saturday to come in and enjoy the music and the amazing art!
"Since boyhood - growing up in Afghanistan, Iran and Thailand - I connected with the wildness and beauty of nature." Jim Cudney is a nature photographer. (Cover photo is one of Cudney's)
"As I immerse myself into the natural world to make art, my joy of experimentation, developing innovative processes and techniques is always a huge adventure for me." Yvonne Beckway creates art in collaboration with nature.
"I'm most inspired when I'm outdoors. I rely on both my internal and external senses to pose questions which, in turn, inform my work." Leanne Emery designs nature-inspired jewelry.
Also Friday evening there will be people's choice voting, raffle, live music by Ken Johnson, hors d'oeuvres, complimentary drink ticket, plus special pieces by featured artists only available on Friday night.
Saturday night features art, photography, people's choice voting, raffle, appetizers, cash bar, Best of Show winners & photo contest winners announced, live music by Cheryl Niemo and Pete Jonsson.
Photos taken by amateur photographers at many of the properties TLC has preserved will be on display. And 30% of all art sales go to TLC, which helps support land preservation here in McHenry County.
Purchase tickets today for $60/Friday night (also includes Saturday admission) or $25/Saturday night only. TLC members as well as friends and families of the participating artists can obtain a discount code for tickets by calling the TLC office: 815-337-9502.
TICKET SALES ARE NOW CLOSED. LOOK FOR ART OF THE LAND IN 2017!
Click here to see a map for parking lot locations.
Visit ArtoftheLand.org for more information or call 815/337-9502. You don't want to miss this year's show!
Art of the Land is Sponsored by:
Mighty Oak Sponsors: Davey Tree Expert Company/The Care of Trees, Mackie Consultants, Northwest Herald
Oak Seedling Sponsors: Copy Express, Liberty Prairie Foundation
Acorn Sponsors: Alliance Contractors, Encap, Inc., Red Buffalo Nursery, Duke's Kitchen & Alehouse, Gypsy Glen K-9 Kastle, Mercy Health Systems, Pioneer Tree Farm, The Cleaning Authority, The Harvard State Bank