Artists, musicians featured at gallery walk in Bartlett

A gallery walk with 15 artists and music by a former concert violist in Russia are highlights of the Friday, Feb. 16, "On a Grand Scale" exhibit opening at Arts in Bartlett, 215 S. Main St., in Bartlett.

The "Tatiango" viola/piano duo opens the evening at 7 p.m. with an hour of selections of classical and contemporary music.

Bartlett resident and violist Tatiana Kotova began her musical career in Russia. where she graduated from Moscow Conservatory and performed with several orchestras in Moscow. She also toured Italy and then lived and performed in Finland.

Upon moving to Illinois, she appeared with the Champaign-Urbana Symphony and formed "Tatiango" with Tatiana Erokhina, who performed in St. Petersburg and toured Europe with a women's choir, who now conducts a children's choir at Russian Heritage School in Champaign-Urbana.

At 8 p.m., artists in the exhibit will conduct a gallery walk through large works in size or impact of 15 artists in acrylic, oil, mixed media, ceramic and watercolors.

Artists include Marianne Andersen, Valerie Cocks, Christie Gabriel, Michelle Lusader, and Lambert Lucietto from Bartlett; Kate Burlette and Jade Morem from Streamwood; Greta Pfeifer from Hanover Park; Joanne Barsanti from Roselle, Linda Kay and Cynthia Meier from Elgin; Kathy Manning from West Chicago; Barbara Lipkin and June Padovani from Naperville; and William Worcester from Aurora.

Tickets are available on the ticket page at Tickets are $10 per person, $15 for two in advance, and $5 more at the door.

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Bartlett resident Marianne Andersen's digital art, "Pixilated Red Peony," will be one of the works on display in the exhibit "On a Grand Scale" at Arts in Bartlett. Courtesy of Arts in Bartlett
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