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Fine Art  +  Fine Wine:  
Gallery 28 opens Scott Harding Show
with Wine Tasting

Gallery 28 and Gibby’s Wine Den collaborate in hosting an opening reception for fine
artist Scott Harding on Friday, July 27 from 7:00-9:00 pm at Gallery 28, located  in the
North Historic District of downtown Geneva, at 28 North Fourth Street, 1 block north of Rt.
38/State Street.   

The public is invited to meet nationally recognized artist Scott Harding, and view his
recent works while enjoying a sampling of fine wines from Gibby’s Wine Den in
Geneva.  Harding  has been  included in the prestigious 2007 Oil Painters of America
National Show in Fredericksburg, TX, and in the 2007 American Impressionists Society’
s National Show in Chicago, IL.

Now residing in Warrenville, IL, Scott Harding was featured in the May 2006 issue of
American Art Collector Magazine.  He has received  “Best of Show” at the Oil Painters of
America Midwest Regional Show in 2003, and the “Nichols Taos Fine Art Gallery Award”
at the American Impressionist Society’s National Show in 2005.   His work hangs in
corporate and private collections across America, and have been exhibited in numerous
galleries and highlighted in many shows, including several one-man shows. Harding
received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree through the Honors Painting Program at
University, Bloomington in 1989, and began a professional career in illustration in
Chicago.  Owning his own graphic arts business gave him the time and freedom to
exclusively pursue his fine art work.

Harding is fascinated with the effects of light on the world around us and marvels that a
moment in time, captured by color and composition, can strike an emotional chord. His
paintings reflect a wide range of subject matter, and his style is realistic, with an
impressionistic touch. Harding’s medium of
choice is oil; his works also include pencil, charcoal, watercolor, pastel and intaglio
painting. Each day Harding seizes the challenge of capturing his view of the world on
canvas – a timeless reminder of his passion for life. “The truth of the moment is what
I'm after," says Harding.  “I hope it hits a chord with my collectors and allows them to feel
what I felt when I created the painting; that they see the grace of the figure, and are
touched by the moment the painting captures.”

Harding’s one-man show at Gallery 28 will run July 27 through
August 30th, 2007
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work by Scott
Opening Reception Fri. June 8  7-9pm
for Geneva Woodturning Artist
David Bettinghaus

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David's One Man Show
opening on June 8th
Show runs through June 30th at
Gallery 28!
December 2, 2006
Dave Erickson (see
Music page) played
wonderful selections
from his Christmas CD -
live - in the gallery.
Many thanks to those
who braved the snow,
cold, lack of parking and
the FBI to get to the
gallery to hear some
beautiful mandolin
Christmas music! CD's
available in the gallery.
Dave donates all profits
from his CD's to Hesed
House homeless shelter
in Aurora.
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David Kellen and Friends
benefit concert for
Jacob Kellen
September, 2006
WOW! A wonderful evening concert on Gallery
28's lawn. Thank you to everyone who donated
their time, energy and raffle items!
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Jake celebrating his 12th
birthday with a drum solo!
June 2, 2006
Jim Goodin (see the Music page) played at
the gallery on Saturday afternoon. Wonderful
music, food, drink, and conversation had by
all. Thank you, Jim for a wonderful afternoon!
"1957 Frua Spyder"
48" x 48"
acrylic on canvas

artist: Jan Schmuckal

Donation to the Geneva
Concours 2006
for event auction
from Gallery 28.

Our Official City of Geneva
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Thanks to everyone who came
and wished us well! We
appreciate your support!
March 16, 2007
Dave Erickson (see Music page) played wonderful Irish
and Celtic music - live - in the gallery. Thanks so much to
all who came to hear this marvelous concert!  Dave
donates all profits from his CD's to Hesed House
homeless shelter in Aurora.
Artisan Jewelry
September 7, 2007
Join us for First Fridays in Geneva!
6-9 pm at the gallery. Weather
permitting, the stage will be set on the
front lawn - in event of inclement
weather, we will move indoors. We are
running 20 minute slots. Bring your
own lawn chair, blanket, picnic, etc!

For technical info, click on the link

Hope to see you there!!!
Click here for sign-up info
6:00 - 6:20 __
6:20 - 6:40 __
6:40 - 7:00 __ Dave Erickson and Jim Covalsky
7:00 - 7:20 __Jennifer Benson
7:20 - 7:40 __Patrick Mundschau
7:40 - 8:00 __ Jim Bartholomew
8:00 - 8:20__ The Space Goats       
8:20 - 8:40 __ Bob Engel and Daniel Pearson
8:40 - 9:00 __
September 7, 2007