“Thank You!” to all those who were able to join us on Friday, May 18th, as St. Charles Preparatory School and The Griffin Gallery at Creekside partnered for the opening of ECO Vision, a collection of more than 30 expressionist paintings by internationally known artist, Jan Dilenschneider.
To see a special *music video of the show’s pre-opening gatherings, click HERE!
Our most sincere appreciation goes out to Ms. Dilenschneider and her husband, Bob ’61, for being with us for the exclusive St. Charles Community gathering last week and their generosity in putting this show together. A significant portion of the gallery sales will benefit the St. Charles Endowment Fund and the local community
Click HERE to view the March 2018 feature on Ms. Dilenschneider and her work in Home Design+ Decor Magazine.
When planning the Columbus exhibition, Ms. Dilenschneider suggested to Lew Griffin, owner of the Griffin Gallery, and Jim Lower, Principal of St. Charles Preparatory School, that a significant portion of the gallery sales should benefit St. Charles and the local community. “I am very pleased this exhibit will help St. Charles strengthen its endowment fund and the further education of young men there,” she said. The school provides some type of financial support to more than 45% of its student body.
Jan’s husband, Robert L. Dilenschneider, is a 1961 graduate of St. Charles and CEO of The Dilenschneider Group, Inc., one of the country’s leading public relations authorities. They established The Borromean Lecture Series at St. Charles in 2001 which attracts nationally renowned figures to speak to the students, faculty and members of the Central Ohio community on the topic of morals and ethics in business and government.
Ms. Dilenschneider, known for her Expressionist style of painting, has titled the exhibition ECO VISION because it highlights her ongoing interest in the health of our ecology. Most of her canvases show the beauty of nature through beautiful landscapes, coastal water scenes and gorgeous oversized vegetation and leaves. Her fervent hope is that her viewers will fall in love with nature all over again and join her in trying to protect the planet. She believes that the artist has the platform, even the responsibility, to bring important issues to the public.
Click HERE to view a story in the the December issue of Winn’ Art Magazine that highlights Ms. Dilenschneider’s fourth show in Paris that will begin on July 4 at the Galerie Pierre-Alain Challier.
We look forward to having you join us Friday May 18th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. or hope you have a chance to visit the exhibition which runs at the gallery until the end of June.
Griffin Gallery at Creekside prides itself on supporting artists, community and charity through the arts. Its hours are Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., and Saturday Noon-5:00 p.m.
*Video produced by Love Emma Photography