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Opening reception | Shades of Gray

Friday, March 3, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday, March 3 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Runs 6-8 p.m. | Awards announced around 7 p.m.
Enjoy a night in downtown Dixon. This evening provides a chance to mingle with the artists, view all the original art, listen to live music, and have a beverage or two. Hicks Insurance of Dixon sponsors this exhibit.

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Jeff Paul Thompson of Wheaton, IL is our guest judge for this exhibition. He is an accomplished sculptor. Thompson has an MFA from the University of Maryland and chaired the Art Department at Judson University in Elgin before teaching Creativity, Ceramics, and Art History at Wheaton College. He has many illustrations in print, is a trained jewelry designer, and now builds life-sized figurative installations. Jeff’s art can be viewed online at JeffPaulThompson.com.


Al and Jeannie Brown provide musical entertainment. They have been making music together for over 30 years. This duo has a wide variety of musical styles, focusing on jazz but embracing them all.

Our Sponsor

Hicks Insurance of Dixon sponsors this exhibit.

113 W. First St
Dixon, IL 61021 United States
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Event Schedule

  • Event Schedule for January 20, 2023

    • 6-7 p.m. - Social time | cash bar
    • 7-7:30 p.m. - Award presentations
    • 7:30-8 p.m. - Social time | cash bar


Date and Time:


Friday, March 3, 2023


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Free admission
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113 W. First St
Dixon, IL 61021 United States
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