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Highland Art Gallery Features Exhibit by Steve Tritt: Illinois Soul

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FREEPORT� The Highland Gallery, located in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center, presents a one-person exhibit by Steve Tritt, entitled Illinois Soul, as its first show of the fall semester. An opening reception will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, 2010. The exhibit will run through October 15th. The reception and the exhibit are free and everyone is welcome. The Highland Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. funny gifs

The Highland Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. For further information regarding the Tritt exhibit, or the Highland Gallery, please call gallery director, Bob Apolloni at 815-599-3479. funny pictures

From the Artist funny images

Soul is defined as the �principle of life, feeling, thought and action in humans, regarded as a distinct entity separate from the body, and commonly held to be separable in existence from the body; the spiritual part of humans as distinct from the physical part�. I redefine soul for my landscape paintings as natural life, cultural history, and the power of Earth which the Illinois landscape forms into a distinct entity separate from the land we see; the spiritual part of the landscape as distinct from the physical part. Illinois Soul.

I�m part of the Illinois landscape. I�ve lived here forty-six years. I�ve ate, slept and breathed nothing but Illinois, so naturally I paint it. I see the big sky, I walk the prairies and I climb the Burr Oaks. I fly with the swallows, I sleep in the grasses and I float down the rivers. I am the salt of the Earth. I am Illinois.

- Steven Tritt funny photos

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