The community is invited to attend a reception on May 30 from 5 to 7 pm at the Door County Community Foundation to open the Spring Exhibition featuring works by artists Lynn Gilchrist and Chad Luberger.
Gilchrist is native of Lake Bluff, Illinois and now lives in Sturgeon Bay. She has a bachelor’s degree in Studio Art/Art History from Oberlin College, and has studied at Temple University Abroad in Rome and at California Institute of the Arts. She has won numerous awards, including Best of Show and Purchase Awards at shows in Sacramento, Lake Forest, Appleton, Green Bay, Madison, Milwaukee, Sheboygan and Sturgeon Bay. She was also juried into lifetime associate membership in the Pastel Society of America in 1986. A pastel painting by Gilchrist was selected for the book Celebrating Door County’s Wild Places, published by Prairie Oak Press in 2001.
Luberger is proprietor and resident porcelain artist at Plum Bottom Pottery. Luberger specializes in one-of-a-kind sculptural and functional porcelain pottery. He is nationally known for his unique glaze style and brilliant color palette. He is also well known as a performer under the stars on the stage of Northern Sky Theater.
Refreshments will be served by Morag Hornsby and her team at Serves You Right Catering. No RSVP is necessary.
Each quarter, different Door County artists will be invited to exhibit their work. The gallery is normally open to the public during the Community Foundation’s regular hours of 8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.