Registration OPEN for Stained Glass classes from Gallery’s Choice starting April 6 th held at the Moose Lodge in Downers Grove, IL. “It seems perfect, to me, that we should come back to Downers Grove… to reconnect with friends and students, and to celebrate our 20 year anniversary of being in business, while supporting the good works of another impactful organization!” Visit GallerysChoice.com for more details.
The results are in! My very best Pie Crust ever! Use with seasonal fruit today from the Farmers’ Market and create your Best Pie Ever!
A drop-dead gorgeous option – classic beveled glass works with so many decor styles. This custom project by Gallery’s Choice provided functionality as a room divider, replacing existing solid shutters, and allowed privacy while letting natural light!
This seemingly straightforward subject – something we have all seen and taken for granted in the night sky – is decidedly complex. Love sharing the behind the scenes of this project with all of you!
Episode #14: Light and Leeks of the Art for Life Podcast by Gallery’s Choice will expand your understanding of light and how it is used by artists to create not only imagery, but mood and emotion. By grasping how masters have applied light techniques, you can improve your work – should you be an artist or artist wanna-be. Or elevate your enjoyment and appreciation for how those special pieces of art you love in your life came to be!
This Episode #13 of the Art for Life Podcast is a special dedication acknowledging the challenges of today and sharing a story of our family’s Holiday tradition in the context of joy through remembrance. Traditions transcend time, establish connections and build community. We hope you’ll share in this tradition with us this year from where ever you are by listening, and look forward to being with you in the years to come.
Finishing a stained glass lamp is exciting. But getting the construction right can be daunting. Learn with us as we break it down, starting with tinning a vase cap!
Family legacy in light delivered! A Spring 2021 highlight as Gallery’s Choice installs a memorable custom art glass window in it’s forever home. This work, designed and fabricated by artists Rose and Bill Jarecki, was inspired by the creativity of a loving family, and holds in it a deeper meaning for life and spirit. “It was truly our honor to work on this stained glass artwork,” noted Rose Jarecki, owner/artist of Gallery’s Choice. “As an artist it is so rewarding to know your work is meaningful and will bring lasting joy.”
Sometimes the task ahead of you seems so great, like moving a mountain! And sometimes, the task of an artist is to build that mountain. In glass, of course! Every time I select a glass for one of our commissions, it is with more than just the color that I have in mind. I know the heritage that each piece of glass carries with it, and the legacy of many more artisans hands that went into the manufacture of the beautiful materials, the exquisite palette, I have to work with! As we undertake the latest commission work at Gallery’s Choice, I thought I’d share a peek behind the scenes at one of those projects in process as we move mountains for our customers!
Join us as we celebrate our student’s success: Elise awarded a $10,000 fine arts scholarship based on her art portfolio, which was “…based almost entirely on pieces that she did over the years at Gallery’s Choice”! Read more…