Art in Alternative Spaces

Brush With Nature 2018 Winter Exhibition

Artworks by Plein Air Artists featuring images of the grounds at the Emily Oaks Nature Center, Skokie, IL


Zhanna Biletska, Kraig Hogan, Anne Farley Gaines, Steve Johnson,

Debra Nichols, Didier Nolet


Opening Reception: 

Friday, January 5, 2018 (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

On display through February 24, 2018

Emily Oaks Nature Center Gallery, 4650 Brummel, Skokie, IL

Sponsored by the Village of Skokie Fine Arts Commission and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, and Blick Art Materials.


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Emily Oaks Nature Center Park Hours: 

Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The nature center gates close at sunset everyday.

Fees: No fee to walk the trails 


Zhanna Biletska, Dreamy Pond, Oil on Canvas   14 x 11"


Anne Farley Gaines

Lagoon at Dusk (left) Late Fall (center) At Water's Edge (Right)

Watercolor, 18 x 22"


Kraig Hogan,  Oil on Canvas

Morning Sun (Left) 9 x 12"         First Snow (Right)  14 x 11"


Steve Johnson, Pancake Breakfast, Oil on Canvas, 14 x 18"

Debra Nichols, Emily Oaks Pond, Acrylic on Canvas, 18 x 24"



Oil on Pastel Paper

Piece of Mind (left)  19 1/2" x 21 1/2"                 Late November (Center)   17 1/2" x 20 1/2"               Emily's Pond (Right) 19 x 21 1/2"


For more information or to purchase artwork, please contact:

Anatomically Correct


Founded in 1991, Anatomically Correct is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to showcasing works by artists in alternative spaces in a combined effort to educate, diversify, and promote community awareness of the visual and performing arts.   

This project is sponsored in part by the Village of Skokie Fine Arts Commission and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency. 

Anatomically Correct is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.   

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