Thursday, November 20, 2008



Sculptors with ties from DuPage County are invited to participate in Lombard's first-ever DuPage Invitational Sculpture and 3-D Art Show.
This event will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 9th, 2009 in the breathtaking setting of Lilacia Park during Lombard's Annual Lilac Time Celebration. Lilacia Park is located at 227 W. Parkside Ave. in Lombard, near Main Street and directly across from the Metra Station. Promotions for the sculpture show will be included in the Lilac Time Celebration brochures.
This project will be presented by the Lombard Arts Coalition in cooperation with various organizations from the Lombard community.
The show is open to sculptors who were born, reside, work, or go to school in DuPage County.  Show organizers invite not only established area sculptors, but outstanding emerging student sculptors from county area high schools and colleges, as well. Special participation fees are in place for student artists and Lombard Arts Coalition members.
Each design must be a minimum of  2 feet tall. All works must be finished, and be of original design. Delivery, removal, and safety of the sculptures will be the responsibility of the artist.
Sculptures will be judged and the following prize money will be awarded:  $1,000 first place; $500 second place; $250 third place.  The most outstanding student artists will be recognized with the following awards:  two $500 scholarships for high school artists, and two $1,000 scholarships for college artists under age 25.The Village of Lombard will take entries into consideration for its Public Art Program portfolio, which purchases art through a matching grant process.  Dignitaries from surrounding DuPage communities will also be invited to attend the event and may consider the art for purchase.
Detailed information about the event is included in the application and participation packet. To receive a packet, call (630) 415-3656, e-mail, or write the Lombard Arts Coalition at P.O. Box 506, Lombard, IL 60148-0506.  Visit to download a participation packet or for more information about the event.  APPLICATION DEADLINE:  March 1, 2009.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

A new acrylic formulation - 04/15/2009

Posted By: kbetzchroma
Plainfield Art League Gallery & School
24114 West Chicago Street
Plainfield Illinois, 60544
United States

Email Contacts: - Atelier Interactive Professional Artists' Acrylics - Plainfield Art League  
Atelier Interactive Professional Artists' Acrylics offer a
truly unique and different acrylic formulation.  In 2003, by rethinking
the typical acrylic formulation methods, Jim Cobb - Artist, Educator and
Paintmaker - designed an acrylic paint so revolutionary it now has a patent
With Atelier Interactive Professional Artists' Acrylics, the
artist controls the open time.  Work can be done wet-in-wet by adding more
moisture with a fine mist spray.  Work can be done wet-over-dry by simply
not adding moisture.  One acrylic paint offers it all . . . .
the benefit of a longer open time, and the convenience of rapid
You can experience Atelier Interactive yourself and discover
how it can transform your painting process.  Be inspired by the ability to
double your techniques!
A Chroma artist will introduce the product, speak to its features and
benefits, and then get the attendees to begin painting. The Chroma artist
facilitating the event will be available for questions and comment. This event
is designed to be interactive and fun - giving us the opportunity to introduce
the product and get people excited. Support materials include presentation
boards and printed collateral. Chroma will supply the paint and mediums
necessary. The attendees will supply their own surfaces, brushes, and
associated materials.

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