Here’s how you can own a piece of art from a Freeport native, local teacher

A painting of St. Marks in Venice, Italy, by Linda Auman.

A painting of St. Marks in Venice, Italy, by Linda Auman.

When you own a life time collection of your individual paintings, textile artwork, ceramic creations, images, lithography and a lot more, what do you when it is time to downsize and transfer to an additional point out?

Former Freeport artist, Linda Hoch Auman, confronted that predicament when she and her spouse Glenn moved to Florida to be around loved ones. There was significantly as well a great deal to consider with them.

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The good thing is her buddy, Kathleen Glaze, of Cedarville, made available to briefly household virtually 1 hundred pieces of art which will now be provided for sale at Deer Ridge Ministries Retreat Household on Saturday, June 18.

Proceeds from the sale will profit Deer Ridge Ministries, a non-earnings Christian ministry that offers the present of Sabbath rest retreats for pastors, missionaries, and their spouses at no price to them.

Much of Auman’s perform that will be on show was encouraged by her journey, together with a painting of Rialto Bridge in Venice, Italy. Venice is also represented in her strange rendering of St. Mark’s Basilica depicting its popular pigeons fluttering earlier mentioned Piazza San Marco. An inspirational composition of a symbolic white doves flying towards a crimson background speaks of the Holy Spirit and Auman’s Christian faith.

There will also be textile items of richly coloured abstract paintings of regional architecture building’s, including the aged Stephenson County Courthouse, pretzel city drawings, birds, photography, ceramics and many multi media pieces, the exhibit delivers something for just about every inventive taste and pocketbook.

She likes functioning in oil and combined media but is drawn to h2o color with ink designs for added element. She has painted murals, spun wool and woven banners for area churches, and her operate can be found in regional museums, the Forreston Library, Freeport Significant Faculty, the Monroe Clinic, decide on area businesses and non-public collections.

A graduate of Northern Illinois College, she taught art and pictures for 22 several years at Christian Lifestyle School in Rockford, 5 many years at Immanuel Lutheran University in Freeport, and for many years, she substituted at numerous spot schools. She gave non-public art lessons in her property and also taught watercolor portray at Highland Local community School.

The artwork sale will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Deer Ridge Retreat, 3085 W. Forest Highway. For far more information, contact 815-238-2286.

A headshot of Linda Auman

A headshot of Linda Auman

Sherry Maves is a freelance correspondent. 

This short article initially appeared on Journal Standard: Artwork display benefiting community ministry options Freeport native’s do the job

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