June 24, 2024


Arts Fanatics

Here’s how you can own a piece of art from a Freeport native, local teacher


A painting of St. Marks in Venice, Italy, by Linda Auman.

A portray of St. Marks in Venice, Italy, by Linda Auman.

When you personal a life span assortment of your particular paintings, textile art, ceramic creations, pictures, lithography and a lot more, what do you when it is time to downsize and shift to another point out?

Former Freeport artist, Linda Hoch Auman, confronted that problem when she and her husband Glenn moved to Florida to be near loved ones. There was considerably way too a great deal to consider with them.

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Fortunately her close friend, Kathleen Glaze, of Cedarville, supplied to quickly house almost a person hundred parts of art which will now be offered for sale at Deer Ridge Ministries Retreat Dwelling on Saturday, June 18.

Proceeds from the sale will advantage Deer Ridge Ministries, a non-earnings Christian ministry that delivers the gift of Sabbath rest retreats for pastors, missionaries, and their spouses at no price tag to them.

Much of Auman’s function that will be on exhibit was motivated by her travel, which include a painting of Rialto Bridge in Venice, Italy. Venice is also represented in her unusual rendering of St. Mark’s Basilica depicting its famous pigeons fluttering above Piazza San Marco. An inspirational composition of a symbolic white doves traveling versus a crimson history speaks of the Holy Spirit and Auman’s Christian faith.

There will also be textile items of richly colored abstract paintings of neighborhood architecture building’s, including the old Stephenson County Courthouse, pretzel town drawings, birds, pictures, ceramics and lots of multi media items, the show supplies a little something for each artistic style and pocketbook.

She likes doing work in oil and blended media but is drawn to drinking water color with ink patterns for extra depth. She has painted murals, spun wool and woven banners for location church buildings, and her function can be identified in local museums, the Forreston Library, Freeport High University, the Monroe Clinic, decide on space businesses and non-public collections.

A graduate of Northern Illinois University, she taught artwork and pictures for 22 decades at Christian Everyday living School in Rockford, five decades at Immanuel Lutheran Faculty in Freeport, and for decades, she substituted at quite a few place schools. She gave personal artwork classes in her property and also taught watercolor portray at Highland Group Higher education.

The artwork sale will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Deer Ridge Retreat, 3085 W. Forest Street. For a lot more details, get in touch with 815-238-2286.

A headshot of Linda Auman

A headshot of Linda Auman

Sherry Maves is a freelance correspondent. 

This posting at first appeared on Journal Typical: Art present benefiting area ministry features Freeport native’s do the job


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