Above: “Marion”—oil on canvas by Michele Norman—is being featured with her solo exhibition at South Suburban College August 27–October 10, 2019.
information provided by South Suburban College
SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (August 23, 2019) – The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College is pleased to present a solo exhibition entitled “What Beauty Has Given Me: Michele Norman.” The exhibition will be on display in the Dorothea Thiel Gallery August 27–October 11, 2019. An artist lecture and reception will take place on September 19 in Room 4340 in the Dorothea Thiel Gallery from 12:00–2:00pm.
Artist Michele Norman lives and works in Geneva, Illinois. After studying two years of Graphic Arts at José Matías Delgado University in El Salvador, she moved to Mexico City where she earned a BFA in Graphic Design at Universidad Nuevo Mundo (UNAM). She continued her painting practice exploring oil technique as a realist artist. She has developed her art as a blend of multiple cultural backgrounds reflected in her passion for finding beauty in storytelling and detail.
Norman has shown her work in El Salvador, México, and the United States. Her paintings can be found in collections in Portugal, the Netherlands, Spain, Luxembourg, Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Canada, Minnesota, Arizona, Texas, California, Tennessee, Florida, and Illinois, among others.
Norman’s work has been showcased and published several times in Kane County Magazine, Water Street Studios Batavia, Aurora Public Art Commission, St. Charles Arts Council, and as a finalist in “The Artist´s Magazine.”
The Dorothea Thiel Gallery is located on the fourth floor and is open Monday through Friday from 9:00am–4:00pm. The galleries are closed on weekends and holidays. The galleries are supported in part by the SSC Foundation.
South Suburban College is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois.