Figures & Faces

Oak Park Art League

Jan. 11, 2024 - Feb. 1, 2022

720 Chicago Ave
Oak Park, 60302
PHONE 708 386-9853

Figures & Faces, is an open call group exhibition that celebrates the practice and study of foundational & representational skills needed in drawing, painting and sculpting the human form with competency. OPAL is looking for work that demonstrates the skill of the artist to utilize the model as the building block for their representative art practice. All media will be accepted with the exception of video for this exhibition.

Judge: Gary Schirmer

Gary Schirmer has been a working fine artist for forty years, and a studio-art educator at the college level for twenty-eight years in the subjects of drawing, life drawing, painting, photography and printmaking, as well as a lecturer in Art Appreciation, at the College of DuPage and Joliet Junior College. He works as a commercial artist and illustrator, portrait artist, photo-documentarian, and scenic painter and prop designer/fabricator for the film and television production industries, and for live theater production. He has worked as a freelance curator and judge in fine art venues for twenty-five years, including managing public spaces for art exhibitions.

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