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Art Gallery

The Village of Lincolnwood proudly displays artwork of local artists in Village Hall. The art gallery is located in Village Hall at 6900 N. Lincoln Ave. and available for public viewing Monday through Friday, 9 a.m to 5 p.m. Exhibits typically run for two months. This page will provide current information on the artists that are currently showcasing their art work at the gallery. Please refer to this site for updated information. For more information contact Shirley Engelstein, Fine Arts Coordinator, at (847) 674-3806.

Current Exhibit: Mother and Child by Luke McFadden

Meet the artist on September 17 at a free Art Gallery reception in Village Hall, 6900 N. Lincoln Ave., Lincolnwood, IL 60712, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

September 10 through October 31

Artist Statement:

Each piece in the Mother and Child series is a celebration of relational life in my home during my sons’ little years.  My intent is to depict the loveliness of my wife during her happy and chaotic first chapter of mothering, the boundless energy of our three boys, and the wonder of the mother-child connection.  My aesthetic decisions are informed by the rapid pace of early parenthood.  In keeping with this pace, large sections of each piece were initially rendered in a gesture-drawing style.  Likewise, the various contours surrounding each abstracted figure were drawn to convey the movement and ever-changing nature of life with infants and toddlers.  In celebrating my family with these marks, my aim is to remain present and reflective in a season when it is easy to prioritize the urgent and become distracted from what is important.


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