P A S T E V E N T S 2007
|Friday, Febuary 23rd 2007|
call 847-838-2274 for hours
|Antioch Library Reception for the permanent installation of the painting "Return to Sedona" and the bronze Trail Marker Tree sculpture.|
The reception will be held at the Antioch Public Library, in the Eide Room at 1:00 p.m. The event is to celebrate the permanent installation of Mr. Downes' painting, "Return to Sedona," and bronze Trail Marker Tree sculpture, both to be placed in the entrance to the library. Channel 24 "Art in Illinois Libraries" will be filming and interviewing Mr. Downes during the event.
For more information call the Antioch Public Library at: 847-395-0874.
March 01, 2007
March 02, 2007
March 03, 2007
March 04, 2007
The Downes Studio 7th Annual Art Show 2007|
Four day show featuring an extensive Trail Marker Tree exhibit,
paintings, tapestries, bronzes and prints.
Mr. Downes will be present all four days.
The Grove's Redfield Center is a National Historic Landmark, sitting on 123 wooded acres. Mr. Downes donates a portion of all proceeds to The Grove's preservation.
1421 Milwaukee Avenue
Contact: Carol 847-298-0095
|Saturday, April 14th
6:00pm - 10:30pm
|SHORE Community Services, Inc. Fund raiser |
SHORE's mission is to improve the quality of life for persons with developmental disabilities, through community integrated support and services.
SHORE has been providing services for the North Shore since 1951
North Shore Country Club in Glenview
1340 Glenview Road
Call 847 982 2030 for more information
|Research Trip, May, 2007|
La Brea Tar Pits in California,
to do further research on the Teratorns in relation to Thunderbird symbols in the Great Lakes region.
Tuesday, May 8th|
515 North Milwaukee Ave. Libertyville
|Firkin's Fundraiser, 3rd year, This year to benefit Children's Diabetes |
"The event will take place, thanks to owners Rick and Linda Jansen for providing their establishment, thanks to the professional musicians Peter Quinn and Harry Reinhardt for providing the music and thanks to Dennis Downes for providing the art piece. Mr. Downes will be present for the entire evening. Thanks to Mr.Quinn for his efforts to collect a wide variety of prizes, donated by local businesses to be raffled off during the event. All proceeds go to the cause.
|Emmons School Fundraiser|
Saturday, May 12th 2007
|Mr. Downes will be participating in this fundraiser again this year and will be donating the framed print, "Colorado." All proceeds go to the event.|
For information contact: 847-395-1105.
|June 30-July 1 2007|
10:00am - 5:00pm
|Joliet Fine Art Festival of the Master's|
This Fine Art Show will feature many award winning artists from the Midwest. This juried festival will be located in downtown Joliet, on historic Chicago Street, home of the famous Rialto Square Theatre. Mr. Downes will be present both days.
For more information call 847-926-4300.
|Saturday, July 14, 2007 - 10:00am - 5:00pm|
Sunday, July 15, 2007 11:00am - 5:00pm
Arts in Northbrook 2007
Artist will be present will be present both days.
Mr. Downes will be one of the featured artists along with over
80 other artists displaying their work. Mr. Downes is a strong supporter of Arts in Northbrook and the Northbrook Art Council. For information call Art Director, Pat Strong 847-272-2442.
Pictured, Mr. Buehler next to his latest addition to his collection.
The original of "Under Water Panthers"
| Mr. Downes will be revisiting the Wilderness Coast area in Ontario.|
He will be conducting further research on the petroglyphs of the region, as well as painting on location.
|July 18, 2007 - 4:30pm||
Channel 19 - Whats New in Libraries
Will air segment on two of Mr. Downes' art pieces, a bronze trail marker tree and a painting, "Return To Sedona". They will become a permanent part of the entrance to the new Antioch Public Library. This was possible because of the artist recieving a grant from Art and Architectural. The interview will run on over 70 channels through out Illinois.
|Saturday, October 6th 2007|
Registration begins at 4:30
Auction starts at 5:00
| Pets on Parade|
Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Lane
Mr. Downes will be present. Funds raised from 15 sculptures painted by the artist, will go to the library and Arts in Northbrook.
|Friday, November 30th|
Hours: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday, December 1st
Hours: 11:00am - 8:00pm
|Downes Studio Solo Show|
Artist will be present.
432 East Grand Avenue
1 Block West of Navy Pier
|December 7th - 30th, 2007|
Hours: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
| Antioch Fine Arts Foundation Gallery |
938 Main Street, Antioch, IL
Artist will be present on Friday evening at the reception.
Originals as well as signed and framed prints will be available.
Artist donates a portion of sales back to the fine arts foundation.
For information call 847-838-2274
|For further information, please contact Downes Studio at
firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone (847) 395-8875.