Second Prairieland Art Tour Sept. 25-26 in Freeport
From press release
FREEPORT, Ill.—In an effort to help make art a visible and vital part of everyone’s life, the public is invited to Freeport, Ill., for the second Prairieland Art Tour. The event is free and open to the public.
Watercolors, acrylic paintings, oil paintings, print-making, ceramics, pastels, jewelry, art glass, mixed media and more will be shown during a two day self-guided tour of local artists’ studios.
The event will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25-26. Brochures with maps are available at the following locations: the Freeport Art Museum, 121 N. Harlem Ave.; The Freeport/Stephenson County Visitors’ Center, 4596 Rt. 20 East; and Famous Fossil Winery, 395 W. Cedarville Road. Brochures can also be picked up at any artist location the days of the event.
The tour will feature the following local artists: J. Eric Anderson, Linda Hauk Auman, Jay Castro, Ellen Bartels, Northwest Design Glass Studio, Carolyn Mastroianni, Elle Wells, Heidi Thorp, Duane Smith, Judi Snyder, Phyllis Wendt, Amanda Spielman, Roger Goodspeed and Diane Tepper. These artists will be demonstrating their craft and explaining their processes at locations ranging from homes, studios and a local winery.
This will be a rare opportunity for the public to get behind the scenes, watch the creative process unfold, preview and buy new work, and meet one-on-one with the artists as they share their skills and stories. For more information, contact Elle Wells at (815) 232-3452.
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