ABOUT THE GALLERY
A 840 sq. foot art gallery located in the newly remodeled Education Center at Wasco Nursery & Garden Center, features artists whom interpret nature using a variety of media. “A Gallery of Nature” has a rotating schedule of local artists, that is curated by Sharon Schmidt of Cultural Connection. For more information about the gallery contact
2017 EXHIBIT SCHEDULE
February 3 – March 28, “Winter Birds of Northern Illinois” Bob Andrini, Audubon Society
Featuring photographs of birds in their native habitat.
Program on winter birds of Northern Illinois & Q & A — Saturday, February 18, 10 am
Bird walk in Wasco Nursery fields - Saturday, March 11, 10am (weather permitting)
March 31 - May 8, “Garden Companions and Roadside Distractions”,
Gelatin printing and watercolor, Nancy Staszik; pastel paintings, Terry Niccoli
Reception & Demo - Saturday, April 29, 3 -5 pm
May 12 - June 19, “Nature Spirits”, Photography and Program, Atala Toy
Reception—Program, Book Signing, Demo, Saturday, June 3, 3 -5 pm.
June 23 - August 13, "Impressions of Nature”, The Nature Artists Guild of the Morton Arboretum
Watercolor, Graphite, Oil, Fiber, Oil Pastel, Mixed-Media
Reception/Demo - Saturday, July 22, 3 –5 pm
August 18 - October 2, “Wonders of Nature” photography, Morton Arboretum Photographic Society
Reception/Demo - Saturday, August 26, 3 - 5 pm
October 6 - November 14, “Beauty and the Bees”
cold wax artists - TBA
Reception/Demo - Saturday, November 4
All “Meet the Artists” receptions are open to the public.