Real People 2011 Exhibition
Every August/September, the Old Court House Figurative League presents a national juried figurative show, "Real People – Celebrating the Arts through Faces and Figures." The exhibition serves a two-fold purpose: To spotlight figurative artwork with this outstanding exhibition and offer substantial cash prizes to the artists. Funds from the exhibition also allow the Figurative League to offer a year-round program of life drawing at reasonable rates for members and guests.
This year 80 pieces were accepted from the 418 pieces submitted by just under 200 artists from across the US (including Alaska and Hawaii) and Canada.
Opening Reception: Saturday Aug. 27, 7-9 pm
The reception coincides with the Woodstock Jazz Festival. For more information, please visit www.jazzonthesquare.net, and click on the 'Festival' button.
The Real People reception begins at 6:00pm for artists and their guests; open the reception to the general public at 7 pm.
This Year's Jurors
Dan Addington – Dan is the owner and director of the Addington Gallery located in downtown Chicago and is also an artist who has lived in Chicago since 1993.
Laura Kina – Laura is an Associate Professor of Art, Media and Design at DePaul University in Chicago, and is an artist with an extensive body of work and numerous shows under her belt.
Rodger Bechtold – Rodger is a well-respected local Woodstock artist with extensive experience as a painter.
"Real People 2011" Exhibition
August 5 – Sept. 26, 2011
Old Courthouse Arts Center, Woodstock, IL
Old Courthouse Arts Center
101 North Johnson Street