"Using Middle America as her muse, Kowch draws the history of a particular place -- invariably rural -- to the surface as it collides with a new reality in layers of metaphor and moodiness. The faces of her women may remind you of characters in a Tim Burton film."
--Steve Parks, Newsday

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Upcoming Group Show

I'm pleased to announce that my painting, Unexpected Company has been selected to appear in the Northbrook Public Library's 6th Annual International Juried Exhibition! It was also exciting to find it among the pieces selected to be used for the show's poster and promotional materials as well. So if you're in the Chicago area the weekend of October 3, come out to the opening and check out the show!

Save the Date:

Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, IL 60062

Caught In The Act
Art and the Written Word

A juried show featuring original pieces from artists across the globe, exhibited in a variety of media.

October 3 - October 31, 2008
Opening Reception: October 3, 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Work now featured on BrushSpace

I have recently been invited to feature my work on BrushSpace, a new and fast-growing online community of illustrators, painters, and designers. Be sure to check it out at http://www.brushspace.com/ and browse through over 900 fabulous artists working in a multitude of different styles and media, and view their online galleries. I'm beyond thrilled to be currently ranking among the top 25 most followed. So, stop by the site, and enjoy. While you're there, by clicking on "Follow this Artist" all you need to do is enter in your email address, and from then on you'll be immediately notified of any new piece I upload to my gallery. So come on by, be one of my followers, and discover some more cool art along the way.

Feel free to browse and find me on the list, or go directly to my profile at www.brushspace.com/artist/Andrea-Kowch