Visitors are welcome to come to the Illinois State Museum Lo ckport Gallery to meet artist Judith Raphael and hear her speak about her w ork.  This free event begins at 2:00 and is part of the Sunday Series of pr ograms which accompany our current exhibition Figurism: Narrative and F antastic Figurative Art from the Illinois State Museum Collection.     Reservations are not required\, though seating is limited.


For much of her career\, Judith Raphael has focused on people\, building full chara cters for compositions staged to reveal to viewers the narratives of modern civilization.  Raphael resides in both Chicago and New York.  She is prima rily a figurative painter\, was an associate professor at Moraine Valley Co llege from 1969-2000 and a visiting artist at the School of the Art Institu te for over 20 years.

LOCATION:Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery\,201 W. 10th Street \nLockp ort\, IL 60441 SUMMARY:Meet the Artist: Judith Raphael\, Gertrude Abercrombie\, Robert Am ft\, Manierre Dawson\, Mike Ferris\, Mark Forth\, Indiana Gyberson\, Ted Ha lkin\, John Himmelfarb\, Sam Himmelfarb\, David Hunter\, Linda Kramer\, Gin a Litherland\, Bert Menco\, Robert Middaugh\, Joan Moss\, Christina Ramberg \, Judith Raphael\, Seymour Rosofsky\, Eleanor Spiess-Ferris\, Tony Tasset\ , DIANE THODOS\, Frank Trankina\, Karl Wirsum END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR