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Location: Freeport Art Museum, 121 N Harlem Ave., Freeport, IL Dates: May 6 - July 29, 2023 Reception: May 6, 2023 5:00pm-8:00 pm Juror: Joshua Johnson

Strata 9538 will be on display at the Freeport Art Museum 19th Regional Juried Exhibition. This annual competition is open to artists living in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Approximately 50 works were chosen for inclusion. This exhibition will be displayed in the two main-level galleries from May 6th - July 19th, 2023. FAM has gained a distinguished reputation for displaying a wide range of contemporary art, this exhibition has become a favorite.

This year's juror: Joshua Johnson is the Assistant Curator for Contemporary and Interdisciplinary Art at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa. He received his MFA in Studio Art from American University in Washington, DC, his BFA in Sculpture and Painting from Dominican University in Oak Park, Illinois, and has done additional graduate work in Museum Studies at Western Illinois University. Joshua has worked at the Figge since 2015, when he started as a Graduate Assistant in the Curatorial Department. In addition to working at the Figge Joshua has taught art courses at Muscatine and Scott Community Colleges for the last 8 years. He has also acted as a juror for various exhibitions throughout the Quad Cities region.

Updated: Mar 20

Strata 3744 chosen by Juror Mini Peterson to be included in the 4th Annual Juried Art Competition and Exhibition, It's Not All Black & White, at the Blue Moon Gallery in Grayslake, IL. A thought-provoking and dramatic presentation of fine art exploring the colors BLACK, WHITE, and all the GRAYS in between.

Location: Blue Moon Gallery, 18620 Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL

Show Dates: March 25-April 16, 2023

Artists Reception & Awards: Saturday, March 25, 6-9pm

Gallery will ALSO OPEN the next day -- Sunday, March 26, 1-4pm (this day tends to be highly attended)

And Sat/Sun 1-4pm for this show through April 16

Strata 3744

12x12 Encaustic (Beeswax, Damar Resin, & Pigment) on Cradles Wood Panel


This year's juror selected artwork from 37 artists living and working in IL and WI who submitted to our Call For Artists for this unusual exhibition. The artwork selected represents 18 different artistic mediums including acrylic, watercolor, gouache, and oil, scratchboard, encaustic, photo-based processes, embroidery & stitchery, graphite, charcoal, pastel, chalk, ink, woodblock printmaking, collage, jewelry, wood, and plaster.

Selected Artists: Leslie Armstrong, Kristin Ashley, Sandie Bacon, David Belle, Matt Bellefeuille, Marcia Biasiello, Carole Burval, Jan Elbert, Kathleen Gallo, Jeanne Garrett, Scott Glass, Allison Hausladen, Heather Havlicek, Missy Isely-Poltrock, Joshua Johnson, Shawn Killackey, Ginny Krueger, Cindy Lesperance, Terry Luc, Beth McKenna, George Miller, Kristen Neveu, Laura O'Connor, Clarese Ornstein, Carly Palmer, Regina Roland, Les Scott, Susan Schneider, Roger Shule, Kat Kooi Strack, Ashi Tara, Mindy Tiberi, Sue Turayhi, Kate Uttich, William Weidner, Jeff Wozniak, Debra Zare

Updated: Mar 20

Honored to have 4 pieces chosen for the 14th annual Art of the Land Art Show and Fundraiser. Proceeds from this show help to support the conservation of over 3,200 acres of natural scenic and agriculture lands in beautiful McHenry County.

Show Dates: November 18 - 19, 2022 Show Dates: November 18 & 19, 2022 5:00 - 9:00 pm Admission: $15 in advance, $20 at the door Location: The Starline Factory Gallery, 306 Front Street, Harvard, IL 60033

Nature Song - 38 x 19 Encaustic (Beeswax based paint) on Wood Panel $1,490

Nature Song


Encaustic on Wood Panel



Encaustic on Wood Panel

Autumn Oaks - 38x19 Encaustic (Beeswax based Paint) on Wood Panel  $1490

Autumn Oaks


Encaustic on Wood Panel



Encaustic on Cradled Panel

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