Painting Receives "Award of Excellence"
Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oakbrook hosts Illinois Watercolor Society's member show the first show of the new year. Fifty-two paintings span the walls in the main lobby and side rooms. Among them is "Fructus mysticalus II", displaying a playful bunch of grapes between the legs of a naked torso. It is a continuation of the "Sober Madness" series of works exploring intoxication, sensuality, and madness. It acts as the first of many compliments to "Fructus mysticalus I" currentl