- Stockholm Inn to be honored by Illinois Office of Tourism
- Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office to be out in force during Thanksgiving holiday
- Wallace co-sponsors bill to increase minimum wage
- Stadelman’s measure to prevent layoffs passes state Senate
- More than 46 million Americans to travel for Thanksgiving, most since 2007
- Parks and recreation vital to a stronger Illinois, report shows
- Illinois home sales see slight gain in October
- Rockford Rescue Mission on the front lines of battling war on homelessness
- Rockford Area Economic Development Council’s annual meeting highlights tech revolution
- NIU’s Dan Gebo named ‘Illinois Professor of the Year’
Rockford artists among Greenwich Village winners
From press release
Exhibiting artists were judged by category Saturday, Sept. 18, at the 2010 Rockford Art Museum (RAM) Greenwich Village Art Fair by juror Nina Weiss of Highland Park, Ill., an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Columbia College Chicago and Evanston Art Center. Winners were announced Sunday, Sept. 19, in the following categories:
Best of Show, $1,000—Betsy Youngquist, Rockford
Best 3-D Functional, $500—Paul Eshelman, Elizabeth, Ill.
3-D Non-Functional, $500—Thomas Wargin, Menomonee Falls, Wis.
2-D, $500—Scott Westgard, Buffalo Grove, Ill.
Jewelry, $500—Debra Dembowski, Pewaukee, Wis.
Painting, $500—H. Dean Willis, West Dundee, Ill.
Photography, $500—Bill Lemke, Waukesha, Wis.
Honorable Mention, five awards, $100 each—Salem Barker, Rockford; Keith Grace, Rockford; Christine Simpson-Forni, Chicago; Ken Webster, Algonquin, Ill.; and Adriana Villagomez, Rockford.
More than 120 artists from across the nation exhibited at this year’s Greenwich Village Art Fair. Types of artwork represented included paintings, prints and drawings, sculpture, glass, ceramics, textiles, jewelry, photography and more.
From the Sept. 22-28, 2010 issue