La Grange Arts Stroll showcases local artists through September

Zen Burgos, owner of ELLIPTHIT, showcases art in the window of her wellness business. (La Grange Business Association) The work of dozens of local artists is taking centerstage for the rest of September, with the La Grange Arts Stroll celebrating art and engaging the community during times of social distancing because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Starting today and continuing throughout the month, visitors can walk past a pop-up art studio to watch an artist at work in the window, get their portrait sketched, take an art class, bid on art in an online auction, enjoy live music outdoors, watch a chef at work, or admire original art displayed in store windows.

“Art connects us when we can’t be physically together and reminds us of the bonds that make us a community,” said Scott Persin, manager of the La Grange office of Baird & Warner, which is sponsoring the event in cooperation […]

Source: www.chicagotribune.com

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