Don’t Forget the Past

14-yr. old striker, Fola La Follette, and Rose Livingston. Glass negative from the George Grantham Bain Collection, 1913. Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division. Photograph shows suffrage and labor activist Flora Dodge "Fola" La Follette (1882-1970), social reformer and missionary Rose Livingston, and a young striker during a garment strike in New York City … Continue reading Don’t Forget the Past


Title: “Extinction” Artist: Ariana Poe Medium: Acrylic on Canvas “Nature doesn't need people - people need nature; nature would survive the extinction of the human being and go on just fine, but human culture, human beings, cannot survive without nature.” ~Harrison Ford Capitalism, consumerism, wealth, and greed masked in what society dubs “success,” are quickly … Continue reading Extinction

Surrealism is Where Dreams Come True

Dreams are where romantic adventures, brave discoveries, deep connections, uncompromising purpose, and exceptional experiences originate. All of us have been told what's possible and what's not. Each of us has been boxed into expectations stemming from ourselves, society, religion, or culture, and whether those delineations are invisible or rather evident, they suffocate our dreams. Gender … Continue reading Surrealism is Where Dreams Come True

Press Release: “Real Surreal” Public Art Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Real Surreal" Public Art Competition Exhibit | Naperville Art League and Gallery | March 19 - April 13, 2019 | Reception March 24, 2019 from 2-4pm, open to the public. Naperville, Ill. (February 26, 2019) — Once a year the Naperville Art League hosts a Public Art Competition intended to welcome community … Continue reading Press Release: “Real Surreal” Public Art Competition