Encaustic Arts Magazine WINTER 2017 - Page 109

BIO Cindy Lesperance is an award-winning artist who works out of her private studio in the NW suburbs of Chicago.  She is Vice President of FusedChicago, a member of the Northwest Area Arts Council, the Elmhurst Artists' Guild, and the Alliance of Fine Art. Her art has been exhibited and has earned awards in many juried shows and competitions, galleries, and museums  throughout the Chicagoland area and across the country.  Her art is displayed in private and public collections throughout the nation and is on view as part of the permanent collection of the Encaustic Art Institute in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Abbreviated CV Selected Group Exhibitions Encaustic 2017: Rebirth of an Ancient Medium, Bridgeport Art Gallery, 4 th Floor Gallery, Bridgeport, IL Sense of Place, 11 th International Encaustic Conference, Castle Hill Gallery, Truro, MA – Juror Patricia Miranda “In Flawed Abundance” International Encaustic Artists Annual 2017, Newton, MA - Juror Miles Conrad Bridgeport Art Center, 5th Annual Art Competition, Chicago, IL - Juror Fred Camper & James Yood "Small but Mighty" Prairie State College, Christopher Art Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL – Juror Aron Packer ‘Visions’, Celebrating the Arts at Friedman Place, Chicago, IL Biennial Quad-State Exhibit, Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL – Juror Lauren Haynes The 5x5x5 Art Show, River Oaks Square Arts Center, Alexandria, LA – Juror Mark Tullos 6 th Annual Encaustic Exhibition, Morpho Gallery, Chicago, IL – Juror Kathy Blankley Roman and Dan Addington 13 th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, Freeport Art Museum, Freeport, IL – Juror Sergio Gomez Expanding Borders: 2 nd Biennial ONU Regional Art Exhibition, Bourbonnais, IL–Juror Joanne Aono – 2 nd Place 74 th Rockford Midwestern Biennial, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL – Juror Sarah Krepp “Women’s Works 2016” 29 th Annual Fine Arts Show, Woodstock, IL – Artistic Merit Award 35 th Annual Art Competition, Robert R Wright Gallery of Art, Grayslake, IL Invitational Group Exhibitions Encaustic 2017: Rebirth of an Ancient Medium, Bridgeport Art Gallery, 4 th Floor Gallery, Bridgeport, IL Quatern, Gould Gallery, 101 N Johnson St., Woodstock, IL – 4 Artist Exhibition Building Layers: Modern Techniques of an Ancient Medium, Freeport Art Museum, Freeport, IL – 4 Artist Exhibition “Beyond Urban” ACS Gallery, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL – 6 Artist Exhibition Solo Exhibitions Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock, IL Publications ACS Magazine ‘Beyond Urban’ Show Featured Artist Email: cslesperance@gmail.com Website: www.CindyLesperance.com Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/CindyLesperanceArtist/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cindy_lesperance_artist/