The board of the Nature Artists’ Guild is excited to offer, for 2019, six scholarships to cover the cost of Guild membership for one year plus the exhibit fee for one exhibition at The Morton Arboretum during the year. The only requirements for applying for the scholarship are that the applicant is interested in nature art and is not a current or former member of the Nature Artists’ Guild. All applications will be reviewed by the Nature Artists’ Guild board.
Instructions are included on the simple application form that follows. Please click on the highlighted link to read or print the form.
Scholarship Application to the Nature Artists’ Guild of The Morton Arboretum
The Nature Artists’ Guild is a friendly and non-competitive gathering of artists working in a wide assortment of media and subject matter at all levels of skill, with a unifying interest and respect for the natural world.
Following are examples of the art and activities of Nature Artists’ Guild members over the last few years. Please feel free to browse this website for more art and information by scrolling through, choosing a category at the right of the page, or clicking on one of the tabs above.
Red-winged Blackbird, copyright 2018 Lindsay Sandbothe
Tomatoes, copyright Marlene Vitek.
Tulip Muze, Watercolor, Copyright Patricia Mroczka
Red-Spotted Purple Butterfly, copyright Peggy McGahan
Nature Artists’ Guild at Jurica-Suchy 2015
Artwork by Susan Bartlett. Poster design by Evelyn Grala.
Coyote, Block Print, Copyright Carrie S. Carlson
Nature Artists’ Guild at Gallery 200
Spiderwort, copyright 2018, Karen A. Johnson. Please click on the image to go to Karen’s Nature Art for more.
Detail of Moth pyrography, copyright Gail Diedrichsen
Bob Sunyog at work
Remembering November, Pastel, copyright Bobbie Brown
Colored pencil drawing on slate tile, copyright Mary Ann Jimenez.
Tangled, Mixed Media, copyright Bobbie Brown.
Carolina Jessamine, Polymer Clay Necklace, Copyright Karen A. Johnson
Sharon Malec’s fiber art created with her hand-made silk paper
Lindsay Sandbothe at work
Wooly, copyright Nancy Thyfault
Retreating Glacier, copyright Joe Rizzo.
I Like Ducks, copyright Evelyn Grala. Photo credit Downers Grove Public Library.
Copyright Fran Kelly