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April 4, 2013 • 02:42:12 p.m.

Lemont Artists Guild to draw audience to scratchboard art demo

By SUBURBAN LIFE MEDIA - msleditorial@shawmedia.com

Working in one of the many mediums she is fluent in, Annette Perone Leiber won an award at a past show by the Bloomingdale Artists Association for "Tribal Dwellings." (Courtesy photo)

A scratchboard demonstration by award-winning artist Annette Perone Leiber will be featured when the Lemont Artists Guild meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, in theLemont Public Library.

She will supply scratchboard and tools, giving those in attendance an opportunity to try their hand at the medium. She has received more than 200 awards since 1970,and has had numerous one-person exhibitions. Her work is in public and private collections in the U.S. and abroad, including the White House, Washington museums and libraries.

She teaches classes to adults and children and is affiliated with many art associations, and is president of the Addison Center For the Arts.

A resident of Addison, she is a graduate of Northern Illinois University. She is the founder of the Addison Art Guild, and part of the town’s theater guild, camera club, community band and children’s theater.

“Realism,Impressionism, abstract art … all dimensions of artistic expression are fascinating," Leiber says. "Wanting to grow as an artist, I have spent most of my life experimenting with all media. The world we see affords ever-changing (subjects) from which to draw inspiration.”

The library is 50 E. Wend St., and audience members are encouraged to bring donations for the local food pantry. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 815-341-1145. Visit www.lemontartistsguild.org.


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