PublicAEs Art Works Are on Display at Buffalo Grove Village Hall -BYLN- by Christopher Placek Cplacek@dailyherald.Com
Next time you go to Buffalo GroveAEs Village Hall to fill out a permit application or pay a bill, take a look around u you might feel like youAEre in an art gallery.
Since 2003, the village has purchased pieces of artwork from its annual Invitational Fine Art Festival for public viewing. Most of the art is on display at village hall, 50 Raupp Blvd. off Lake-Cook Road, since other village buildings arenAEt as accessible to the public, said Deputy Village Manager Ghida Neukirch.
The village typically purchases four pieces of art every year, funded by $20 arts and crafts vendor license fees at the art fair. The fees also help offset some of the villageAEs costs for the event. This year, a total of $3,020 was collected from the fairAEs 151 artists.
HereAEs a listing of the artwork purchased this year:
* "Red Vase" by Buffalo Grove artist Tina Primer, a vertical painting of purple flowers and green leaves emerging from a red vase. The piece is an example of stipple art, or pointillism. The painting was purchased for $650.
* "Blues Man" by Enrique Suarez of Prospect Heights, a painting of a musician leaned over a bass with a large trombone beside him. …