Photographer Shelly Lawler of Hoffman Estates, right, sells photos on canvas and also has begun transferring her landscape images to scarves and other wearable art. She'll be among about 70 artists at the Fine Art Festival at Oakbrook Center.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer, Nature's artistry, the kind that blooms every spring and hunkers down each Chicago winter, is the raw material for Shelly Lawler's stunning photographs. Recently, the artist began transferring her image
Author and Tribune Media writer Jackie Pilossoph called and asked if she could interview me for her weekly column LOVE ESSENTIALLY. Sure I said, and so it began: a neat conversation about ART, the business of showing your authentic self, hoping for a connection and the risks involved. You can read her column below. It is a treasure! The art of love requires authenticity, vulnerability Jackie Pilossoph AUGUST 10 2017 COLUMNIST: LOVE, ESSENTIALLY One of my favorite summertime e
The Chicago Botanic Garden is a 385-acre living plant museum situated on nine islands in the Cook County Forest Preserves. It features 27 display gardens in four natural habitats. The Botanic Garden has 50,000 members, the largest membership of any U.S. public garden, and is Chicago's 7th largest cultural institution and 12th-ranking tourist attraction. Minutes away from the Botanic Garden is another north shore treasure Ravinia. In 1904 Ravinia Park was born as an amusement
HIDDEN JEWELS. CONSERVATORY. WILDER MANSION. ART. This weekend - Mother's Day Weekend - the official start of the summer outdoor art season begins with fan favorite Elmhurst's Art in the Park... Held in beautiful Wilder Park which is home to three of Elmhurst's key attractions. The Wilder Mansion - which will be open for light food offerings. Wilder Park Conservatory - next to the mansion, Home to the new butterfly garden. The Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art - truly a hidden
WATCH VIDEO When I got the call I was booked on FOX Good Day Chicago - THANK YOU ANNE KAVENAUGH - I was in shock. She gave me the details, then before she hung up she said; "You have three minutes and it's going to go fast. Enjoy it." She was right! #FOXGoodDayChicago #HOWTOTieaShellyScarf #SHELLYSCARF