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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.
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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|David's One Man Show
opening on June 8th
Show runs through June 30th at
|December 2, 2006
Dave Erickson (see
Music page) played
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
Christmas music! CD's
available in the gallery.
Dave donates all profits
from his CD's to Hesed
House homeless shelter
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|David Kellen and Friends
benefit concert for
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
for event auction
from Gallery 28.
|Join us for First Fridays in Geneva!
|CALL FOR MUSICIANS!!!
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!!!
September 7, 2007