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Northern Illinois Art Show

Published: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 7:49 a.m. CST
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Many visitors to the Northern Illinois Art Show in Sycamore June 1 stopped to look at the compositions of Jim Dester of Sycamore, several of which combined flower imagery with images from deep space.
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Amanda Insalaco of DeKalb talks to Gretchen Horlacher-Riese of McHenry about the handmade jewelry Horlacher-Riese was selling at her booth at the Northern Illinois Art Show June 1.
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Rhonda LeMar-James of Davenport, Iowa, displayed and sold functional art made of gourds.
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John Challand of Malta sits behind a display of whimsical yard ornaments he makes out of pieces of farm implements at the Northern Illinois Art Show on June 1.
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Woodworking exhibits at the Northern Illinois Art Show included duck decoys carved by Bill Thumm of Rockford.

SYCAMORE - More than 70 artists from around the region displayed and sold their artwork on the lawn of the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore over May 31 and June 1.

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