Memories of Birds Art Opening

Reception: Saturday, June 7th, 2014
Hevanston Gallery invites you to join us for a group exhibit of Paintings, Prints and Drawings in conjunction with Open Studios Evanston.

Sarah Kaiser-Amaral, Eleanor Spiess-Ferris, Cary Cochrane, and Alexander Berns

Magical, surreal, and thoughtful art from the flights of brushes and pens.

Opening Reception:

Saturday, June 7th, 2014
Time: 4:00PM – 7:00PM

The show runs June 7 – July 15

HEVANSTON GALLERY, 531 Davis Street, Evanston IL 60201

“Our link with the heavens. They soar above and inspire.”

The Artists:

Sarah Kaiser-Amaral, is an artist and a teacher (American Academy of Art) whose paintings juxtapose figures, birds, and geometric patterns that are unified in a harmonious color palette influenced by nature.

Eleanor Spiess-Ferris, is an American symbolist painter cited as a significant surrealist, narrative figurative and feminist artist. Her numerous visual works display powerful influences of the Spanish and Native American cultures of Northern New Mexico, where she grew up.

Cary Cochrane, paints in oil, acrylic and watercolor, as well making woodcuts and etchings.  In addition to fine art, Cochrane creates a weekly comic about his dogs for the Winnetka Current and his journal drawings entertain followers on his blog.

Alexander Berns, is an Evanston artist and Pratt Institute student whose expressive pen and ink drawing and poetry will be featured in the show.


Hevanston is an Evanston, Illinois based gallery featuring original works by local artists in a variety of media including stained glass, oil painting, sculpture, and photography. In addition, the gallery holds evens in classes featuring local artists and topics relevant to the surrounding area.

Street parking available, 2 blocks from the Davis Purple Line & Davis Metra Stops,
And a parking garage 1 block North of the gallery.

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