Special Themed Show: A Moment of Zen
July 2–30, 2021


at the North Shore Art League
Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka, IL   60093
847.446.2870  |  Gallery Hours:  Mon.–Fri., 9:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. and
                           Sat.–Sun., 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Christopher Schneberger, Photographer; founding member and Board President of Perspective Group and Photography Gallery, Evanston, IL

Anne Hughes, Artist, Manager and Curator of Zia Gallery, Winnetka, IL

Our current exhibiton A Moment of Zen explores how we've been able to manage during this difficult time, and focus on the present moment and positive things. CAVA artists share through their art what helped them relax, reset, and bring balance back into everyday life.

Congratulations to the Winners

Best in Show     Picture of My Dreams by Tracy Frein (colored pencil)
Award of Excellence    Crossover Moment  by Shel Beugen (mixed media)
Award of Excellence    Intimacy of the Flower by Robert Graham (archival digital print)
Award of Excellence    Stay Awhile by Jeanne LaCasse (oil, cold wax on Arches paper)
Honorable Mention    Fossil of Light 6 by Boruch Lev (buff clay, oxides)
Honorable Mention    Stay Awhile by Erdmut Lerner (oil on canvas)
Honorable Mention    Happy Amaryllis by Leisa Corbett (oil on panel)

Don't forget:      ~ Saturday, July 31, 2021       Artwork PICK-UP, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Volunteers needed: Sign up here to help with the July 31 artwork pickup.
Art Drop-off and Pick-up location: North Shore Art League, Winnetka Community House
2nd Floor Gallery, 620 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka, IL 60093

Artists are responsible for on-time delivery and pick up. Work left beyond the pick up date is subject to a $10 daily storage fee.

Annual Learning Symposium
Saturday, July 31, 2021, 1:00–5:00 p.m.
FREE for CAVA Members | $20 for nonmembers


This year's featured speakers and topics:

~ 1:00 p.m.    Protecting Your Artwork from Intellectual Property Theft 
        presented by Daliah Saper, Saper Law Office
~ 2:00 p.m.    Accessibility:
Creating with Industrial Material and Processes
        presented by Matthew Runfola, Chicago Industrial Arts & Design Center 
~ 3:00 p.m.    NFTs & the Art World: How Visual Artists are Finding New Ways to Sell Their Work
        panel discussion with Michael Kirsanov, COO of SPREE and
        Matthew Schapiro, Founder of imnotART

~ 4:00 p.m.    Meditation and Drawing — The Artist's Lair 
        presented by Colette Wright Adams, creator, curator, artist


Held concurrently with the Moment of Zen theme show at

North Shore Art League Studio, Winnetka Community House
620 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka, IL   60093

MEMBERS: RSVP via email to sharonkay718@yahoo.com to reserve your spot;
NONMEMBERS: Use the PayPal button here
to pay the entry fee and reserve 
your place.

The Later Impressions Call for Entry is now OPEN for all CAVA members! 

 Click here to find out more about how to enter our annual juried show.

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September 1–October 22

with 2 special celebratory receptions
September 17 and October 15, 7:00–10:00 p.m.

at the Bridgeport Arts Center's 3rd Floor Gallery
1200 West 35th Street, Chicago, IL  60609

Entrance on north side of building,
off of Racine Ave / 34th Place. Free parking in the north lot.

773.843.9000 |  info@bridgeportart.com

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Later Impressions 2021 Judges
David Gista
Classically trained at École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
Exhibits internationally and divides his time between the USA and France.
Keith Bringe
Director/Founder of Rare Nest Gallery in Chicago

Fall Show & Tell SALON

Thursday, September 9, 6:00–9:00 p.m.

FREE for CAVA Members | $15 for nonmembers
Bridgeport Arts Center
, 1200 West 35th Street, Chicago, IL  60609

Entrance on north side of building, off of Racine Ave / 34th Place. Free parking in the north lot.
773.843.9000 |  info@bridgeportart.com

CAVA Holiday Business Lunch-and-Learn

…and this Winter, enjoy IN-PERSON ~

Thursday, December 9, 11:30 a.m.– 2:00 p.m. 

Marisol Restaurant at the
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA)

205 East Pearson Street, Chicago IL

Speakers to be announced soon, so check back for details.


The luncheon events is $20.00 for CAVA Members
and $30.00 for non-Members. Use the PayPal button
to the right to reserve your spot!


Fall Board Member’s Exhibition
October 22–December 4, 2021

Beverly Arts Center
2407 West 111th Street 
Chicago, IL 60655
(773) 445-3838