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Wine and Art Walk

Guests browsing near a tent where exhibitors are located

Saturday and Sunday, August 19 and 20, 2017
11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Meadow Lake Trail

The 2017 Wine and Art was a great success.

The following awards were presented at the event on Sunday, August 20, 2017:

Best of Show: Augustina Tyson-Dunne, photography, Lombard, IL


Wine & Art Best of Show Augustina Tyson-Dunne, photography, Lombard, ILArboretum Store Manager Jacqueline Fucilla and Wine & Art Best of Show Winner Augustina Tyson-Dunne, photography, Lombard, IL


1st Runner Up: Dorothy Bury Shaw, drawing, Downer's Grove, IL


1st Runner Up:    Dorothy Bury Shaw, drawing, Downers Grove, ILArboretum Store Manager Jacqueline Fucilla with 1st Runner Up Winner Dorothy Bury Shaw, drawing, Downers Grove, IL


2nd Runner Up: Barb Beckman, fused glass, Libertyville, IL


2nd Runner Up Barb Beckman, fused glass, Libertyville, ILWine and Art Walk 2nd Runner Up Barb Beckman, fused glass, Libertyville, IL with Arboretum Store Manager Jacqueline Fucilla

Save the dates for the Wine and Art Walk, Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19, 2018.


Enjoy live music, sip wine, and shop for art as you stroll around Meadow Lake.

Browse this juried art show featuring Midwest artists. The art show is free with Arboretum admission; there is a fee for wine and other beverages.  

Preview the 2017 program and map here. PDF iconWine and Art Walk Program (PDF)

2017 Artists

Larry Anderson, Lake Zurich
Wood jewelry boxes are created from exotic and domestic woods as well as reclaimed lumber.

Joanne Barsanti, Roselle
Photography and black ink painting are combined to otherworldly effect.  

Barb Beckman, Libertyville
Glimmering, prismatic landscapes are created with fused colored glass.

Jacqueline Bevan, Chicago
Jewelry features real leaves fused between two layers of glass, making each piece completely unique. 

Nancy  Briggs, Des Moines, Iowa
Darkly colored sculpted pieces possess a distinctive metallic look. 

Dorothy Bury Shaw, Downers Grove
Pieces feature intricate weaving of line and shape in detailed ink renderings.

Brooke Davis, Yorkville
Hand-chiseled granite cheeseboards and centerpieces are created with rescued remnants. 

Joan Drizin, Nobelsville, Indiana
Playful standing metal sculptures are designed as accents for the garden.

Benjamin Dul, Downers Grove
Art uses the time-honored practices of origami, folding paper without cutting or tearing.

Alison Fox, Naperville
 Jewel-like glass pieces are transformed into brightly colored displays.

Faith Givings, Milwuakee
Botanical-themed ceramic pieces feature a watercolor painting-like finish.  

Nancy Gorman, Western Springs
Richly glazed vases and bowls are adorned with leaves, dragonflies, and more. 

Jeff Hart, Aurora
Pieces highlight gorgeous wood grain in classic bowls, vases, and other vessels. 

Sara Hoffland, Winfield
Hand crafted wearable fiber art comes in colorful contemporary designs. 

Kate  Keilty, Naperville
Nature-inspired designs are hand carved to complete functional clay pieces. 

Cynthia Linnabary, Roscoe
Rustic bowls and dishes are embellished with sculpted twigs, berries, and buds.

Bob London, Chicago
Vibrant colors bring nature photography to life. 

Boguslaw 'Bob' Lowczyk, Roselle
Nature photography focuses on the beauty of the Midwestern landscape. 

Nancy Luketich, Highland, Indiana
One-of-a-kind nature-inspired subjects are crafted into digital prints.

Josh Merrill, Lisle
Photographs harness captivating moments from various natural settings including the grounds of The Morton Arboretum.=

Miranda Meyer, Iowa City, Iowa
Photographs play with light and shadow, detecting the minute details of a single bloom or leaf.

Lisa Morgan, Naperville
Thick paint and manipulation of light give nature paintings a unique sense of depth. 

Paul Morrison, Oregon, Wisc.
Handcrafted furniture highlights the innate beauty of wood. 

MaryBeth Otte, Marseilles
Mugs, dishes and other pieces feature inspirational sayings and words.

Rozanne Priebe, Melrose Park
Whimsical paintings feature leaves, pumpkins, and other elements of the outdoors.

Marcy Ratcliff, Marseilles
Jewelry pieces are created using macramé, crochet, and other techniques while also incorporating semi-precious stones. 

Gustav Reyes, Chicago
Wood is reenvisioned as modern rings and necklaces.  

Luke Russell, Chicago
Industrial styles meet natural influences in metal work. 

Jill Scales, Elk Grove Village
Different textures and colors come together to create one-of-a-kind handbags.

Sandy Squillo, Clarendon Hills
Jewelry pieces are created using free form wire wrapping, incorporating beads of various colors, textures and materials. 

Bala Thiagarajan, Wood Dale
Textured acrylic art is inspired by the Indian art of henna.  

Augustina Tyson-Dunne, Lombard
Photographic images look at the beauty of nature and movement in brightly colored close-ups.  

Matt Urban, Bloomington
Saturated colors shine in contemporary blown glass vases and tabletop art pieces.

Elizabeth Waddington, McHenry
Watercolors of blooms and leaves are doused in vivid splashes of color.

Barb Wilcop, LaGrange
Stoneware features unique mosaic-like scenes. 

Carmen Zajicek, DeForest, Wisc.
Natural materials are woven together to create one-of-a-kind “earth bowls.” 


Free with Arboretum  admission. Wine, other beverages, and snacks will be available for purchase around Meadow Lake Trail.


Artist registration is closed for the 2017 event.

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