Downes Studio Art Shows

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.
Public Welcome.

For more information call the Antioch Public Library at: 847-395-0874.
Downes Studio Art Shows

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.

The Grove
1421 Milwaukee Avenue
Glenview, IL
Contact: Carol 847-298-0095
Downes Studio Art Shows

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
Downes Studio Art Shows

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.
Downes Studio Art Shows

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.
Downes Studio Art Shows

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.
Downes Studio Art Shows

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.
Downes Studio Art Shows

Saturday, July 14, 2007 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday, July 15, 2007 11:00am - 5:00pm
Arts in Northbrook 2007 Outdoor Festival
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"
Downes Studio Art Shows

Research Trip

July 17th-25th
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.
Downes Studio Art Shows

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.
Downes Studio Art Shows

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.
Downes Studio Art Shows

Friday, November 30th
Hours: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Saturday, December 1st
Hours: 11:00am - 8:00pm
Downes Studio Solo Show
Downtown Chicago

Artist will be present.

432 East Grand Avenue
1 Block West of Navy Pier
Downes Studio Art Shows

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
Downes Studio Art Shows

For further information, please contact Downes Studio at or telephone (847) 395-8875.