Michelle Kogan Awarded Individual Artists Program Grant For her exhibit Narratives of Natures Watercolors by Michelle Kogan

Michelle Kogan © Water Goddess Bullfrongs and Dragonfly, Watercolor and watercolor pencil, 2012.

Above: Water Goddess with Bullfrogs and Dragonfly, watercolor and watercolor pencil. Featured in the exhibit and also in Michelle’s Postcard booklet available in the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum shop and Michelle’s Etsy Shop.

Just found out yesterday I was awarded an Individual Artist Program Grant from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), City of Chicago, for my exhibit Narratives of Nature Watercolors by Michelle Kogan that’s opening this Saturday July 13th – October 13, 2013, at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. One area that the grant is helping to fund is a postcard booklet that will be available in the Museum store and in my Etsy shop http://MichelleKoganFineArt.etsy.com/

Gallery Walk
Thursday morning, July 18th from 11:00 am  – 12: 00 noon
In the Walk I will  talk about my nature focused artwork and take questions

Plein Air Watercolor Class
Adult & Teen
Register for either 2 or 4 sessions on Saturdays
Starts on July 20, 2013
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Meets on the Wildflower filled grounds of the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, and all levels are welcome.

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Drive, Chicago.
773-755-5100 http://www.naturemuseum.org

About Michelle Kogan Art, Illustration, & Writing

Michelle Kogan is an artist, illustrator, instructor, and writer, creating colorful allegorical figure, flora and fauna paintings and children's illustrations, which have a sensitivity to endangered species, and the environment. She is an art instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Evanston Art Center and offers Plein Air Painting Workshops at nature venues in the Chicago area including the Lincoln Park Conservatory, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, and Lurie Gardens at Millennium Park. Visit her online Etsy Shop at: http://www.MichelleKoganFineArt.etsy.com and her website: http://www.michellekogan.com
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4 Responses to Michelle Kogan Awarded Individual Artists Program Grant For her exhibit Narratives of Natures Watercolors by Michelle Kogan

  1. Sewbussted says:

    This is such wonderful news. Sadly, I will not be able to attend the guided tour. I will get over to see the exhibit though. Congratulations, your hard work is paying off!!

  2. Patricia Mann says:

    Congratulations! I’ll be there to view it next week.

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