About Us 2018-04-22T19:58:48+00:00
May
3
Thu
Members Meeting @ Lake Bluff Rec Center
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Caren Helene Rudman will be the presenter.  She works with mixed media, photography, and writing.  She has exhibited locally in Chicago and Nationally including shows in NYC. Caren’s work examines the dichotomies between self and other, inside and outside, mind and body.  She delves into the notion of genetics, linking past and future generations.  She is currently the curator at The Art Center Highland Park.

May
6
Sun
Previous Art Pick Up / New Art Drop Off @ The Gallery
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Gallery Exhibitors Notes: Bring your signed consignment contract and show fee with you to the artwork drop off.

Links to forms:

AOTB_ConsignmentForm.pdf

OTB-Prospectus-of-exhibit-rules.pdf

May
11
Fri
Flowers & Spring Art Exhibit Opening @ The Gallery
May 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Flowers & Spring Art Exhibit Opening @ The Gallery | Lake Forest | Illinois | United States

Exhibition Opening Posters are for Sale in The Gallery

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The show includes paintings, photography, and jewelry featuring the following artists: 

To Be Determined

If you can’t make it tonight, come by another time.
Show ends on June 2, 2018

AOTB Gallery is located in The Gallery and is always open when
The Gallery is open.


We suggest calling The Gallery 224-544-5961 to verify the hours.

Jun
3
Sun
Previous Art Pick Up / New Art Drop Off @ The Gallery
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Gallery Exhibitors Notes: Bring your signed consignment contract and show fee with you to the artwork drop off.

Links to forms:

AOTB_ConsignmentForm.pdf

OTB-Prospectus-of-exhibit-rules.pdf

Jun
8
Fri
Art Exhibit Opening @ The Gallery
Jun 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Art Exhibit Opening @ The Gallery | Lake Forest | Illinois | United States

Exhibition Opening Posters are for Sale in The Gallery

The show includes paintings, photography, and jewelry featuring the following artists: 

To Be Determined

If you can’t make it tonight, come by another time.
Show ends on July 7, 2018

AOTB Gallery is located in The Gallery and is always open when
The Gallery is open.


We suggest calling The Gallery 224-544-5961 to verify the hours.

Jul
8
Sun
Previous Art Pick Up / New Art Drop Off @ The Gallery
Jul 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Gallery Exhibitors Notes: Bring your signed consignment contract and show fee with you to the artwork drop off.

Links to forms:

AOTB_ConsignmentForm.pdf

OTB-Prospectus-of-exhibit-rules.pdf

Art Exhibit Opening @ The Gallery
Jul 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Art Exhibit Opening @ The Gallery | Lake Forest | Illinois | United States

Exhibition Opening Posters are for Sale in The Gallery

The show includes paintings, photography, and jewelry featuring the following artists: 

To Be Determined

If you can’t make it tonight, come by another time.
Show ends on August 4, 2018

AOTB Gallery is located in The Gallery and is always open when
The Gallery is open.


We suggest calling The Gallery 224-544-5961 to verify the hours.

Aug
5
Sun
Previous Art Pick Up / New Art Drop Off @ The Gallery
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Gallery Exhibitors Notes: Bring your signed consignment contract and show fee with you to the artwork drop off.

Links to forms:

AOTB_ConsignmentForm.pdf

OTB-Prospectus-of-exhibit-rules.pdf

Aug
10
Fri
Art Exhibit Opening @ The Gallery
Aug 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Art Exhibit Opening @ The Gallery | Lake Forest | Illinois | United States

Exhibition Opening Posters are for Sale in The Gallery

The show includes paintings, photography, and jewelry featuring the following artists: 

To Be Determined

If you can’t make it tonight, come by another time.
Show ends on September 8, 2018

AOTB Gallery is located in The Gallery and is always open when
The Gallery is open.


We suggest calling The Gallery 224-544-5961 to verify the hours.

Sep
9
Sun
Previous Art Pick Up / New Art Drop Off @ The Gallery
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Gallery Exhibitors Notes: Bring your signed consignment contract and show fee with you to the artwork drop off.

Links to forms:

AOTB_ConsignmentForm.pdf

OTB-Prospectus-of-exhibit-rules.pdf

2018 Summer Arts Festival

Village Green, Lake Bluff, IL

June 16-17, 2018

Featured Artists Blog

Artists on the Bluff 2018 Summer Arts Festival is an independent outdoor art show highlighting local artists.   Artists on the Bluff welcomes all fine artists who live within a 100-mile radius of Lake Bluff (members as well as non-members) to apply to participate in this annual event. Held June 16 & 17 on the Village Green in Lake Bluff, with live entertainment, food, and a children’s crafts tent, it will be a lively community event.

Artists will be notified of their acceptance into the 2018 Summer Arts Festival via email by April 20, 2018.   The 2018 Summer Arts Festival will be held rain or shineThere are no refunds and no alternate rain dates.
Application due date for AOTB Members: March 15th, 2018 and for Non-members, due date is April 10th. About and Apply for the 2018 Summer Arts Festival.

Artists On The Bluff

Promoting the Arts… Encouraging Artists

From large murals to small treasures… from plein air masterpieces… to contemporary abstracts… from sculpture to fine art photography, our artists know no bounds. But what binds us together is a belief in the power of art… its ability to transform and inspire, and to give meaning along the way.

Members Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings are held 1st Thursday of every month in the Lake Bluff Rec Center from September through May, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Lake Bluff Rec Center, 355 W Washington Ave, Lake Bluff, IL 60044. Interested in joining? Come to a meeting and meet us!

Gallery Exhibitions

All members are invited to participate in exhibitions at The Gallery in Lake Forest, Illinois. Read more . . .

Our Mission

Artists on the Bluff is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization of local artists dedicated to promotion of the arts and encouragement of artists in general. We endeavor to achieve these goals through exhibitions, monthly meetings, educational programs, collaboration and participation in events in the Lake Bluff and Lake Forest, Illinois area.

Our Roots

Artists on the Bluff began back in the beginning of the new millennium, when two visionary artists . . . read more . . .