Congratulations DC 103 Artists!


2019 Chapter Show Awards Winners

Best of Show ($150) - Amy Turner
King of the Road Track Racers-1915 Indian Motorcycle Engine
Award of Excellence
($100) - Linda Hilderbrant - Empty Nester
Award of Merit
($75) - Tracy Frein - In this New Clarity

Judge’s Mention ($25) - Gail Collier
Tied to Circumstances We Cannot Control

Judge’s Mention ($25) - Denise Wilson - Here Comes the Clowns
Judge’s Mention ($25) - Dava Dahlgran  - Daddy Dance with Me

Congratulations Erin McNamara!

Erin McNamara has two art pieces accepted into "Voices & Visions VII: Standing on the Bridge Between Health and Disease" at the Art Center Highland Park, Highland Park, IL.

The exhibition is open to the public from August 14 thru September 16, 2020. Artist's Reception is September 11, 5:30-8 p.m.

Flyer for the show can be found here.

Congratulations Judith Shepelak!

Judy Shepelak has had a piece of art accepted at the

Arc Gallery, 1463 W. Chicago Avenue in Chicago, Il.
“Reach for Your Goal” is part of the show titled

Consciousness of Abstraction: Beyond Literal Appearance
which will run through March 28th.


Because of the pandemic the Gallery closed March 15 but it
can be reached by email at

to schedule a private showing.

Congratulations Amy Turner and Pam Bernard!

Both artists have been accepted into CPSA's Explore This! 16.

Congratulations Denise Wilson!

Denise has artwork at both the Dellora A. Norris Cultural Arts Center in St. Charles and the Holmstad in Batavia.

  • The Holmstad show runs from Jan. 10-Mar. 6, 2020.

  • The Norris Arts Center show, Visual Harmony, runs from Jan. 11-Feb. 16, 2020.

Congratulations Sylvia!

Sylvia Westgard has won the Best of Drawing award at Art in the Barn this year! Congratulations! It’s a great Art Fair in the Northwest Suburbs, in my opinion!

CPSA International Exhibition in Brea

Congratulations to John Smolko, CPSA, CPX for his painting Thompson (Father of Us All) 

winning the $1,000 Faber-Castell Award for Exceptional Merit.

Congratulations to Amy Turner, CPSA, CPX for her painting King of the Board Track Racers - 1915 Indian Motorcyle

which won the $500 Award for Distinction.