A Members Exhibition, featuring a diverse collection of 87 art works by artist members of the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, will open at the College of Lake County on Friday, Jan. 17 and run through Feb. 23. The exhibit will kick off with a reception for the artists on Jan. 17 from 7-9 p.m. in the gallery, located on CLC's Grayslake campus, 19351 W. Washington St.
The opening night reception, which is free and open to the public, will include refreshments and musical entertainment by Jazz Beaucoup. During the reception, gifts items in Artcetera, the gallery's sales shop, will be discounted 10 percent. Members of the Friends of the Gallery will receive an additional 10 percent off items purchased during the reception.
The Robert T. Wright Gallery's Artist Membership program helps to support the gallery and promotes opportunities for local artists. The $30 annual membership fee entitles each artist to be included in in the Annual Members Exhibition in January/February as well as other benefits. For more information visit our website at http://gallery.clcillinois.edu/ or email Gail Burger at GBurger@clcillinois.edu
Patrons should enter through the C Wing and proceed toward the Library/Learning Resource Center. For further information about the gallery, call curator Steve Jones at (847) 543-2240 or visit http://gallery.clcillinois.edu. The gallery is free and open to the public. Hours for the exhibit are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. The gallery will be closed Jan. 18-20 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
The Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art on the Grayslake campus is a project of the College of Lake County Foundation and is located at 19351 W. Washington St. Established by the CLC Foundation in 1981, the gallery is committed to displaying the works of Illinois artists and increasing the visibility of nationally known artists in Lake County. The gallery promotes tours and educational programs in conjunction with its exhibitions. For more information, contact curator Steve Jones at (847) 543-2240 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or visit http://gallery.clcillinois.edu.