January 12th - February 4th
Batavia, IL—Water Street Studios’ Dempsey Family Gallery displays work created by each of the 27 artists who have their studios at Water Street Studios.
Current Resident Artist include:
Marcy Rogge, Mark Adams, Lisa Diesnt-Thomas, Kathie Collinson, Derek Plant & Stephen Myers, Jim Jenkins, Marty Murphy, Lisa Hutler, Victoria Belz, Bonnie King, Kerri Ann Branson, Jessica Gordon & Mike O’Connor, Sabrina Martin, Lisa Smith Youngdahl, Mark Russell, Maribeth Coffey-Sears, Pat Cahill, Christopher Cudworth, Dave Martin, Lesley Jackson, Rebecca Allen, Steve Sherrell, Richard DeVeau, Angela Wilson, David Wensel, and Christine Willett
The artists exhibiting at the 2018 Resident Artists Show’s include painters, sculptors, print makers, ceramicists, glass artists, and jewelry makers. Danielle Hollis, Executive Director of Water Street Studios, said, “This is one of my favorite shows of the year. This exhibition is a fantastic representation of the wide variety of talented artists creating artwork in our community right here at Water Street Studios.
The opening reception for the 2018 Resident Artists Show will be held on January 12th from 6:00-9:00 p.m. In addition to viewing the work, meeting the artists who created it and visiting their studios, there will also be small selection of appetizers by Gaetano’s Batavia, a bar featuring beer from Solemn Oath Brewery and wine provided by Bright Angel wines. All proceeds from bar sales go to support arts programming at Water Street Studios.
The exhibit will continue until February 4, 2018.
Upstairs at the Kane County Chronicle Gallery
Opening reception will be held Friday, January 12, from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
The shows in both galleries will be on view during regular public gallery hours: Friday, 1-9 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday, 12 to 4 p.m. at 160 S. Water Street in Batavia.