Change your routine one Friday a month an attend the First Friday Art Show at Lakeside Legacy Foundation in Crystal Lake, IL. The public is invited to enjoy a fabulous time at the Dole Mansion and Arts Park on Friday, August 2nd from 5pm-8pm at 401 Country Club Road in Crystal Lake, IL. The art show encourages guests to view art, mingle with the artists, enjoy music, explore the Dole Mansion, all while enjoying light appetizers and a cash bar. First Friday's are free to attend and donations to the foundation are appreciated.
The August 2nd Exhibit is titled 'Art Behind the Ink' and features the body as canvas. It is a showcase of area tattoo artists. The exhibit features many artistic mediums. View the talents of these artists and learn about the 'Art behind the Ink'. Traditional mediums such as photography, oils, watercolor, acrylic and other great artistic expressions will be on display! This exhibit was curated by Crystal Lake resident Mike DeBoer. DeBoer's traditional line art will be on display depicting traditional tattoo images.
Participating artists in the exhibit include Joe Schaumann from Full Moon Tattoo in Crystal Lake, John Cackler, Juan Silva, and Eric Bullock from Blue Magic Tattoo in Crystal Lake, Chuy Gomez from Wolf's Fine Line Tattoo in Joliet, and Chicago tattoo artist Nikk Dycha from Krol Body Art. Photographers Melissa Smith of M.A.K. Photography, and Roxanne Rich O'Brian of Wild Side Boudoir partnered with Haute Bombshell Beauty and Tan on an artistic shoot featuring the tattoo work and airbrushing of Joe Schaumann of FulL Moon Tattoo. In addition to the art, guests at the August 2nd art show will be entertained by Ken Cooper. Cooper will perform a free concert at 'the Listening Room' in the Arts Park during First Friday. 'The Listening Room' is a state-of-the-art performance venue located with in Lakeside Legacy Arts Park.
For more information about the August 2nd art show visit www.lakesidelegacy.org. Lakeside Legacy Foundation is home to the Historic Dole Mansion, Arts Park, and 'the Listening Room' performance venue. Lakeside is a 501(c)3 charitable organization located on the shores of Crystal Lake at 401 Country Club Road.