Fox River Arts Ramble to Bring Artists from Elgin to Aurora – Shaw Local


More than 50 artists from the Tri-Cities and area will be celebrated during the Fox River Arts Ramble from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 11.

According to a press release, 14 sites from Elgin to Aurora will feature works by local artists during the self-guided tours.

The Fox River Arts Ramble is a collaborative effort between Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles Arts Council, Geneva Center for the Arts and Water Street Studio, the statement said. It was created in 2017 to invite the public into artists’ studios and galleries. Fine Line Creative Arts Center, Geneva Center for the Arts and Water Street Studios will host artists in outdoor tents.

The St. Charles Arts Council will host artists at the Kava Diem Café and host an Artists’ Reception from 2-4 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Other venues include local galleries and business locations, the statement said.

“The Fox River Arts Ramble provides easy access to the artwork of artists who live right here in the Fox River Valley,” said Kathryn Hill, executive director of the St. Charles Arts Council. “The talent that resides right here in our own backyard is incredible.”

Participating sites include:

DAWN: Amy Morton’s Stolp Island Social, Gallery 1904, Society 57/Aurora Art League.

BATAVIA: Boardwalk Shops, 407 Elm Pop-Up Outdoor Gallery and Water Street Studios.

ELGIN: Funky Rooster Tattoo and Art Gallery.

GENEVA: Geneva Arts Center.

ST. CHARLES: 3 AM Studio, 116 Gallery at Mixology Salon Spa, Fine Line Creative Arts Center, Kava Diem, Riverlands Brewing Company and Susan Neri Waldron Studio.

In addition to individual studios, artist “hubs” will be located at Fine Line Creative Arts Center, Geneva Center for the Arts, Kava Diem and Water Street Studios.

For more information, contact Kathryn Hill, Executive Director of the St. Charles Arts Council at [email protected].


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