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Artist Adrienne Pike


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Artist Biography
Adrienne Pike Adelphia is a contemporary artist with her studio in America’s heartland.  A Midwest farmer’s daughter, Pike was born in Ottawa, Illinois, and grew up near Illinois’s Starved Rock State Park.  With a love for the outdoors, she has always been passionate about nature and inspired by the way spirit moves in all things.


Adrienne received her degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison; where she studied painting, ceramics, hot glass, metals and serigraphy. Today, she paints, throws and sculpts clay, blows glass at Starved Rock Hot Glass in Ottawa, and experiments with printmaking and collage. She lives with her husband and daughter in South Ottawa, farms with her father, and helps run her family's business: Pine Hills Golf Club Bar & Restaurant.
 

Adrienne is an active member of the Ottawa Art League and Morris Watercolor Guild. She has been a member of the Kendall Arts Guild, Chicago Artists Coalition, and the Transparent Watercolor Society of America.  She was one of fourteen artists chosen to take part in the Chicago Artists Coalition Gallery from September, 2010 through September, 2011.  Coalition Gallery was a cooperative program of the Chicago Artists’ Coalition in which the artists manage all aspects of the gallery. 


Adrienne was an honoree of the 40 Under 40 Class of 2014 recognized by the Illinois Small Business Development Center. She was one of 40 entrepreneurs and professionals in the Starved Rock Region chosen for their leadership and commitment to the quality of life and economic development in the area. 
  
Adrienne has shown her work in Illinois, Wisconsin, Kentucky, and Southern California.  She is a watercolor workshop instructor, visual arts judge, and guest speaker.

You can find her work at Your Interior Motives located at 222 West Madison Street, Open Space Art Gallery at 221 West Madison Street, The Ottawa Art League Gallery at 807 LaSalle Street--all in downtown Ottawa, Illinois, and August Hill Winery [...]

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