Tuesday, November 16, 2010


A Fusion of South Suburban Arts

University Park, IL, November 12,2010˜Governors State University is pleased to present Fusion, recent work by senior graduate candidates in the visual arts program. The rich collection of innovative ceramics, paintings, photographs, and prints will be on display in Community Christian Church‚s main street gallery in historic downtown Lemont from November 19th through December 9th.

Fusion showcases a cross-section of the South Suburban and Chicagoland art communities. Artists and curators include Thomas Bass of Shorewood, Richard Cammarata of Chicago, Wayon Collins of Homewood, Sara Freidman of Tinley Park, Barbara Lipkin of Naperville, Diana Lynch of Orland Park, Brooke Nicholson of New Lenox, Jaclyn Reidy of Orland Park, Candace Schutt of Worth, and Lori White of Frankfort.

Come and meet the artists and curators at their opening on November 19th, from 6-8 p.m. Stop by, shop for holiday gifts, and speak with the artists during Lemont‚s Hometown Holiday event on December 4th from 2 until 6 p.m. Then come back to learn more about your favorite artists on our lecture days, December 2nd & 9th, from 7:30 to 10:20 p.m. The exhibit and all events are free and open to the public.

Fusion is an inaugural exhibition for Community Christian Church‚s gorgeous 102 Stephan Street space in Lemont, IL. Gallery hours are by appointment outside of scheduled events. For more information, please call Heather Page at (708) 534-4017, or email her at h-page@govst.edu. For more information on the location, exhibition, the participants, and the lecture schedule, please visit http://gsuart.blogspot.com/. This exhibition has been made possible by the generous donation of Community Christian Church.

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