Dale Chihuly

June 10, 2010 by Post Team 

Dale ChihulyDale Chihuly:The installation of color art students from the sixth grade at Lincoln Magnet School for Art Instructors Vallar JAN Gillette created mimics glass artist Dale Chihuly as well that is hanging in the gallery of the Association SPRINGFIELD ART.

The initial mission of students to “Chihuly-esque” was for recycling plastic bottles “fresh and colorful organic sculptures, a Chilhuly the” Vallar-Gillette said in a statement.

“After learning a lot about glass artist Dale Chihuly, arguing through higher level questioning, and a fantastic demonstration Eddleman Brock, a local glassblower, who jumped in full force this lesson,” Vallar- Gillette says. “Ultimately, we wanted to re-create a small installation on the roof of the type of Bellagio in Lincoln.”

The sculptures are colorful bottles suspended from the roof of the association of art with the aid of plastic chains and won the award for Best Bin Treasury, since the best art made from reused materials for the Lincoln Memorial IN GARDEN ART GARDEN EXHIBITION jury.

The exhibition juror will be displayed through June 20 at the art association, 700 N. Fourth St. Gallery hours are 10 am to 5 pm weekdays and 10 am-3 pm Saturday.

The exhibition hall is part of the celebration of the summer garden fundraising.

The work is inspired by nature and includes works created in pastel, watercolor and acrylic.

In addition to the best Trash Treasury award, a jury awarded Best of Show and five honorable mentions.

CHRIS SPANGLER won Best of Show for acrylic “The pleasure of the day.”

Honorable mentions went to:

• JOE watercolor PICTOR “Shoreline”

• Mary Lou Hicks, pastel, “Lake Trail # 2, Let us strive to bind up the wounds of nations”

• APRIL Chamberlain, untitled black-and-white photography of flowers

• JOSÉ Tury, black-white photography and “cascade” with flowers

• King George, pastel, “We are Cypress knees if you please”

All work in the exhibition of the art association will be sold in a silent auction during the Art in the Garden June 26 (rain date June 27) at Lincoln Memorial Garden, 2301 East Lake Shore Drive.

Information on Bidding and photos of the work will be available after today

In general, the minimum bids are: Best of Show, $ 80, honorable mentions, $ 50, Best Bin Treasury, $ 50 and all the other works of art, $ 30.

Bidders should present information on the work of art that interests them (number, artist name, name of the artwork) and your bid amount by phone at 529-1111 or by e-mail Bidders should include their names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses.

Art in the Garden will feature various activities, including the possibility for participants to see artists create works of art en plein air (outdoors) in the garden and create art themselves from natural materials found in the garden .

Established artists along the garden paths at 8 am June 26. At 11 am, families can join a practice of art activity. From 5 to 7:30 pm, the jury and the plein air artists will be honored at a public reception inside the Nature Center. Live bidding on works of art created on Art in the Garden will begin at 6 pm during the reception.

There is no right of admission to events. Snacks, drinks and snacks will be available for purchase throughout the day. Beverages and hors d’oeuvres for the reception of the night will be provided.

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