September 30, 2013 • 05:20:34 p.m.

Garden center to host nature-themed exhibit through Oct. 31


Artist Becky Blaine will showcase her nature-themed artwork Friday, Sept. 27 through Thursday, Oct. 31, at Wasco Nursery & Garden Center’s “A Gallery of Nature” in St. Charles. (Image provided)

ST. CHARLES – The Wasco Nursery & Garden Center in St. Charles is hosting an art exhibit.

The garden center will host an artist reception for Becky Blaine – an artist who works with a variety of two-dimensional media, including color pencils, pastels, watercolors and acrylics – from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the garden center.

Blaine also has worked with lithographs and serigraphs, as well as transfer prints made from organic forms. Some of her work incorporates mixed media and explores layered surfaces and textures.

Plants, trees, shells and other images from nature will be depicted in the show, which will be on display at the Wasco Nursery ‘A Gallery of Nature’ from Friday, Sept. 27, through Thursday, Oct. 31. Appetizers will be provided by The Lodge restaurant on Route 64 in Wasco. Many of the works displayed at the show will be available to buy.  

The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays.
Wasco Nursery and Garden Center is at 41W781 Route 64 in St. Charles. For information, visit or call 630-584-4424.

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