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      Extraordinary Art: A Celebration of Artists with Autism in Deerfield

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      January 27, 2019

      Sunday   1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

      21850 N. Riverwoods Rd., Riverwoods, IL 60015
      Deerfield, Illinois 60015

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      Extraordinary Art: A Celebration of Artists with Autism

      Who: Independent With Autism and nonprofit, The Brushwood Center

      What: View art created by teens and adults with autism at a reception while enjoying light snacks on January 27 or experience the art exhibit at your convenience, January 28 through January 31. Discover vivid colors and complex textures of unique art as artists speak through their chosen medium about nature and our environment. Each piece is as extraordinary as the artist who created it.

      The featured art includes that of an award winning artist from Vernon Hills. The works range in form from digital art to acrylic paintings. Local students from Grayslake High School transform yarn into a collaborative work. A student from the Warren Township High School Transition Program refines recycled materials. An artist from Ingleside illustrates the simple allure of charcoal drawing, while one artist from Wauconda paints the beauty he sees, and another uses a computer to finalize her vision. In addition to viewing the art on display, watch as Jacob Whitson of Wauconda creates a painting, in person, at the reception on January 27.

      Along with local artists, this event also features the charming cards of Brian Watkins from Maryland, and the award winning work of Jeremy Sicile-Kira of California.

      Where: The Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods 21850 N. Riverwoods Rd., Riverwoods, IL 60015, inside the Edward L. Ryerson Conservation.

      When: Reception is January 27 from 1 pm - 3 pm. Experience the art exhibit at your convenience January 28 - January 31 from 9 am to 3 pm

      Why: To celebrate the talents of people with autism and the beauty of nature.

      Cost: This incredible experience is at no cost to you!

      Contact: No RSVP necessary for reception or self-paced tour. Questions? Contact Rebecca Weaver at:

      Categories: Kids & Family | Art Galleries & Exhibits

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.