About Us 2018-06-03T14:56:28+00:00
Jul
4
Wed
AOTB Marches in the Lake Bluff 4th of July Parade @ Lake Bluff 4th of July Parade
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

The Artists On The Bluff will be marching in The Lake Bluff 4th of July Parade again this year. It will be another opportunity to advertise ourselves and The Gallery, and have some fun!

AOTB members please contact us or our communications director to sign up and receive more details.

This year our theme will be “FRAME YOURSELF”. Artists will carry a frame (on a stick may be easiest) in front of their faces. You must make or purchase your own frame. Be creative and dress as an artist, famous artist or famous portrait…. You can team up with other members to create a larger frame to represent a famous painting with multiple people and props !

Mona Lisa, American Gothic….? Are you out there?!!

Plan to meet at 9 AM at the Middle school at East Sheridan Place on the 4th. More details to follow after sign up.

Jul
8
Sun
Previous Art Pick Up / New Art Drop Off @ The Gallery
Jul 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

PLEASE NOTE: the hours for this day may change. We suggest contacting our Gallery Manager, Phillip to verify these pickup/drop off hours for this day.

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

Jul
13
Fri
“Spirit” Art Exhibit Opening @ The Gallery
Jul 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
"Spirit" 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 – 12:30 pm

PLEASE NOTE: the hours for this day may change. We suggest contacting our Gallery Manager, Phillip to verify these pickup/drop off hours for this day.

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 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 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 – 12:30 pm

PLEASE NOTE: the hours for this day may change. We suggest contacting our Gallery Manager, Phillip to verify these pickup/drop off hours for this day.

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

Sep
14
Fri
Art Exhibit Opening @ The Gallery
Sep 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 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 October 5, 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.

Oct
7
Sun
Previous Art Pick Up / New Art Drop Off @ The Gallery
Oct 7 @ 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

Oct
12
Fri
Art Exhibit Opening @ The Gallery
Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 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 November 3, 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.

Nov
4
Sun
Previous Art Pick Up / New Art Drop Off @ The Gallery
Nov 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: the hours for this day may change. We suggest contacting our Gallery Manager, Phillip to verify these pickup/drop off hours for this day.

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 . . .

Current AOTB Art Exhibition

June 6 – July 7

Artists Exhibiting

202 Wisconsin Ave.
Lake Forest IL. 60045

The AOTB Gallery is located in the Culinary Studio dining experience which is open typically from Tuesday through Saturday evenings from 5-9 and when they are open for lunch. These hours do change. Please check the Culinary Studio website for current hours: https://www.thegallerylf.com/culinary-studio.

Or, send us a message for a private showing.

All show posters available for purchase. See selection.