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Yellow House Artists to present show at Paramount

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  • "Fall into Winter," an original oil pastel by Teri Tossey of St. Charles.

      "Fall into Winter," an original oil pastel by Teri Tossey of St. Charles.
    Courtesy of Yellow House Artists

  • "Prime Gold," an original oil pastel by Pam Hamilton of Geneva.

      "Prime Gold," an original oil pastel by Pam Hamilton of Geneva.
    Courtesy of Yellow House Artists

  • "Peninsula Birch," an original oil pastel by Nancy Gatfield of Batavia.

      "Peninsula Birch," an original oil pastel by Nancy Gatfield of Batavia.
    Courtesy of Yellow House Artists

  • "Orange Burst," an original oil pastel by Carol Zack of Elgin.

      "Orange Burst," an original oil pastel by Carol Zack of Elgin.
    Courtesy of Yellow House Artists

 

Submitted by Yellow House Artists

Yellow House Artists, an organization of artists who work in oil pastel or oil stick, present their fall show, "At The Paramount," through Nov. 30 at the Paramount Theatre Grand Gallery, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora.

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The opening reception will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12. Gallery hours are during box office hours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and two hours prior to evening performances. Art will be for exhibit and sale.

This show will feature original paintings by 24 participating artists, including: Laverne Bohlin of Aurora; Nancy Gatfield and Louise Rand, both of Batavia; James Gamboa of Des Plaines; Carol Kazwick of Downers Grove; Judith Niemet of Elburn; Carol Zack and Ed Zack, both of Elgin; Pam Hamilton and Donna Ostrye, both of Geneva; Lillian Pagni of Hampshire; Shirley Fippinger of Lombard; George Bruce, Susan Bruce, Maureen McKee, Sally Sharp and Roberta Sieber, all of Naperville; Pat Tuglus of Oak Brook; Dotti Matson of Oswego; Teri Tossey of St. Charles; Deann Alleman of Sugar Grove; Carol Kincaid and Ellen Shelhamer, both of Wheaton; and Mary Hyatt of Yorkville.

Yellow House Artists is a group of oil pastel artists who promote both their art and the medium. These artists have been painting together at the Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles or the DuPage Art League in Wheaton with artists and teachers George Shipperley, Carol Zack and George Bruce.

The group originated with 17 oil pastel artists who had a gallery in a yellow house during the 2007 St. Charles Fine Art Show. The group has since grown to include 49 members who are interested in creating and showing their work, as well as informing the public about the qualities of this little-known medium.

Members of Yellow House Artists use unique techniques developed by their instructors, taking advantage of the special qualities of the medium.

More information about the group and the medium can be found on the website, www.yellowhouseartists.com.

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