1st Friday Art Show at the Dole was voted 2014 – 2018 ‘one of the Best’ Galleries in McHenry County by the Northwest Herald Readers’ Choice Awards!

1st Friday Art Show at the Dole – People living in and near McHenry County, and throughout all of the Chicagoland area, have the opportunity to enjoy an artistic evening with wonderful featured art, chances to meet and mingle with artists, and the opportunities to purchase an original piece(s) of artwork. Lakeside Arts Park at the Dole is proud to welcome the community to the 1st Friday Art Show on Friday, March 1st from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

Supported by: Foglia Family Foundation


Dole Gallery “Faith over Fear”- LAUREN ELIZABETH FINE ART

After recovering from severe depression and addiction in 2016, Lauren decided to serve those with a similar story using her art. Her art is characterized by cheerful pets and wildlife, two-toned eyes, and hopeful acrylic colors on both wall and canvas. As a full-time artist, Lauren dedicates her time to creating YouTube tutorials, painting murals, teaching animal painting classes, and completing pet portraits for clients and Chewy.com. Learn More



For more information contact Patty Bell, Marketing & Gallery Coordinator at 815-455-8000 or email her at Pbell@LakesideArtsPark.org.

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