Art inspired by our local landscape
You’re invited to join us for a weekend of exceptional artwork, beautiful photography, live music and delectable treats in support of land preservation in the county we call home.
Art of the Land celebrates our beautiful natural, scenic and agricultural lands by showcasing original pieces by artists across the region in this juried art show.
Both nights include: Art for purchase, nature photography, *Atrocious Poets, People’s Choice photo contest voting, raffle, Friday night music by Mark Hobbs, Saturday night music by Peter Swenson Jazz Trio, appetizers luxury raffle items and a cash bar. *Improvisational poetry group
Purchase tickets here or call TLC's office at 815-337-9502. Regular price: $20 per night or $30 for a two day pass.
Thank you to all of our sponsors: Mighty Oak: Mackie Consultants Oak Seedling: Vanderstappen Surveying, Liberty Prairie Foundation, The Care of Trees, Hey and Associates, Inc. Acorn Sponsors: Alliance Contractors, Duke’s Alehouse, D’Andrea Banquet Hall, Pioneer Tree Farm, Gypsy Glen K9 Kastle, Twin Garden Farms and William W. LeFew Agency.
Accepted artisans: Paul DeMuth (jewelry), Leanne Emery (jewelry), Rita Hagenbruch (woven scarves), Paula LoBono (woven baskets), Judith Reilly (felted animals), Monica Sargeant (jewelry), Kathleen Shepard (gourds), Alice Van Housen (hats), Carol Wiltshire (glass, metal and wood sculpture), Meaghan Zeiner (ceramics), and Karen Stahlecker (jewelry).
Accepted artists: Judy Arvidson (watercolor), Julia Ayden (pencil and digital media prints), Angela Boe (watercolor), Tammy Bozer (watercolor on birch), Sheila Correia (encaustic photography), Tom Cubr (gouache, tempera, and collage), Mary Jean Deja (ceramics), Doug DeWitt (charcoal), Diana Floress (photography), Donna Giovanni (chromogenic prints), Janet Harlow (oil), Lori Indovina Valus (graphite sketches), John Joyce (watercolor), Ellen Judson (clay), Kurt Kamholz (giclee prints of oil), Lynn Krause (pastel), Doris Kucik (pastel), Linda Marasco (watercolor), Paul McFadden (photography), Lisa Meinhard Sly (photography), Michelle Myshkowec (photography), Eric Rosell (acrylic on paper print), Barbara Schneider (art quilts), Alfred Stark (woodcut prints), Patti Stricker (acrylic), WEG Thomas (photography), Katherine Weber (watercolor), Yvonne Beckway (mixed media).
Title: "How Many Turtles"
Artist: Katherine Weber