The Red Oak Restaurant Bristol, WI

Opportunities to exhibit art this year has been rare so I was thrilled to be invited to bring some paintings to The Red Oak Restaurant  in Bristol, WI. I will have several plein air paintings I created this summer from Dodgeville, WI and Northwind Perennial Farm...
NEW STUDIO

NEW STUDIO

I have officially moved into my new studio!!! After a whirlwind month of moving and unpacking, everything is finally organized and ready to go! I have 8 paintings in a new series up on the walls I am currently working on so be on the look out for all new BIG art...
Commissions 2020

Commissions 2020

During the pandemic I received a few special requests from collectors, one of which was my biggest painting yet. I loved the challenge and now I only want to paint BIG! 6′ x 5′ oil + cwm on canvas – private collector   30″ x 40″ oil...
Plein Air 2020

Plein Air 2020

This year many of the plein air events were cancelled and it seemed like every day I had planned to head out with my painting buddies mother nature decided to serve up a storm. I managed to get out a few times for practice but not as much as I wanted.    ...
Fresh Off the Easel

Fresh Off the Easel

This new painting will be making its debut at Epilogue in Long Grove! 16″ x 16″ oil and cold wax  

Epilogue Long Grove, IL

Karen Sako Art Exhibit February 5th – 29th Artist Reception Saturday, February 29th 10a – 4p   We are pleased to be featuring local artist, Karen Sako, for the entire month of February culminating in an artist reception on Saturday, February 29th. Karen is an...
Holiday Gifts

Holiday Gifts

Looking for a unique gift to give this holiday season? You can find my work and JoyKo originals in several Chicago area locations. Fortunate Discoveries in Lincoln Park Epilogue Art in downtown historic Long Grove, IL Aeon Gallery in downtown Richmond, IL...

Plein Air 2019

First event of the year and it was not without rain, miserable weather and lots of fun!!! Artists were invited to participate in the 2019 Prairie Plein Air Competition and Show by creating an original plein air painting or drawing of any location within the...
Collage & Effect

Collage & Effect

This is a show you won’t want to miss! The Adler Exhibition Series Open Gallery Viewing May 3-30 M-F 9:30-6:30, Sat 9:30-1:30 This month, the Adler Exhibition Series beholds the beauty of artist collage, exhibiting some of the region’s most eclectic artists....
Best of the Best Exhibit 2019

Best of the Best Exhibit 2019

AFA BEST OF THE BEST SHOW Exhibition will be held March 13 through April 29 Mayslake Peabody Estate 1717 31st St., Oak Brook, IL 60523 Gallery hours are M-F 9:00am-3:00pm and Sat 9:00am-1:00pm Reception and awards presentation Thursday, April 4, from 6:00pm through...
Fall Plein Air

Fall Plein Air

Did that Really Happen? Carmel on Canvas Plein Air Competition September, 2018 Carmel, IN 1st Place Painting in Carmel was quite the adventure and a quite yet bustling place I would like to visit again. It was HOT! I finished 3 paintings over 2 days that I turned in...