Saturday, August 16, 2008

BesPhoto Photography Workshops in Plainfield Illinois - wheelchair accessible

NEW to the BesPhoto Photography Workshops is a workshop in Plainfield Illinois.  The class is sponsored by Plainfield Art League and begins September 4th.  This class is for high school and middle school age children. It will be held 4-5:30pm on 4 consecutive weeks.  This is a great opportunity to learn about your camera and photography close to home.  This workshop will be located at the Plainfield Art League Gallery and School, 24114 W Chicago St, Plainfield, Illinois 60544 across from the Village Green Park in downtown Plainfield.  We will start in the gallery, and weather permitting, walk to the Village Green Park across the street from the gallery to practice what we learn.  All the while learning how to make your camera do what you want it to do.  This class is wheelchair accessible.  To register for this class go to:  If you have any problems with registration, then please contact me at

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

AWARD WINNERS FOR “In the heat of the art” - Plainfield Art League - Jun - Aug 2008 members show

Best in Show: Pete Quimby "Ring of Fire"

First Place: Mindy Donahue

Honorable Mention: Mike Bessler "Kaanapoli Sunset"

People's Choice award: Sam King”

Friday, August 1, 2008

AWARD WINNERS FOR “FREEDOM, FRAIL AS GLASS” Naperville Art League - July 2008 members show

Best of Show: Merike Adams —“Tomorrow”

Best Theme: Bill Baykan —“Our Future Is In Our Past”

Merit Awards:

Glen Hoffman —“Simple”

Zaki Knapen — “IX/XI”

Valerie Lorimer — “Freedom”

Mike Bessler — “Eagle in Alaska”

Jane Pearson-Strack — “Once Upon a Time”

Judged by Susan Winebridge