Elmhurst College
AC Buehler Library
190 Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Metropolitan Library System
Richardson, Severns and Scheeler, architects
Opened December 5, 1971
62,000 SqFt


 

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Memorial Library
, Chicago, IL.
Opened April 21, 1922; dedicated July 16, 2002
6,000 SqFt


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Art in the Library

Gertrude Abercrombie
Tree at Aledo, 1938
Painting - Oil
35.5h x 23.75w
Print - Color Etching
19.5h x 22.5w
Vera Berdich
Flying Dutchman, 1975
Print - Color Etching
19.5h x 22.5w
Phyllis Bramson
Acts of Ardor, 1984
Painting - Oil
60h x 72w
Dean Jones
Partly Cloudy, 1988
Painting - Oil
6h x 6w
Roger Brown
Sinking, 1977
Print - Etching and aquatint
19.5h x 12.5w
Roger Brown
Standing Around While All Are Sinking, 1977
Print - Etching and aquatint
19.75h x 15.5w
Roger Brown
Performance, 1971
Painting - Oil
48h x 60w
Roland Ginzel
Title unknown, 1976
Painting - Acrylic and oil, Untitled
45h x 69.625w
Richard Loving
Effusive Breakout, 1977
Painting - Acrylic and oil
56.5h x 76.5w
Jordan Davies
Title unknown, 1970
Painting - Acrylic
68h x 68w
Sandra Jorgensen
7th Buggy, 1977
Painting - Oil
44h x 54w
Sandra Jorgensen
Night Tunnel I, 1982
Painting - Pastel on Paper
19.5h x 25.5w
Philip Hanson
Distant Helmut Ceremonial Piece and Eroded Grill, 1974
Painting - Acrylic
30h x 25w
Patrick Rodriquez
Matamoros, 1986
Mixed Media
39.5h x 59.5w
Ed Paschke
Nouvelle, 1983
Painting
40h x 60w
Karl Wirsum
Bucky Cortez Meets Downtown Roberto, 1984
Drawing - Colored Pencil on Board
24h x 24w
Karl Wirsum
Baker Boy, 2001
Print
35.5h x 29.5w
Karl Wirsum
Click, 1971
Painting - Acrylic
36h x 24w
Karl Wirsum
Skull Daze, 1971
Print - 4-color Lithograph
24h x 34w
Karl Wirsum
Ice Pic Nick Fisherman, 1979
Painting - Acrylic on Wood
22h x 22w
Karl Wirsum
Bucky Cortez Meets Downtown Roberto (2 of 2), 1984
Painting - Acrylic on Wood
24h
Gladys Nilsson
In Vertical Shade, 1984
Painting - Watercolor on Paper
59.5h x 39.75w
Gladys Nilsson
More Fowl Beasts, 1970
Painting - Watercolor on Paper
22.25h x 29.5w
Suellen Rocca
Passed, 1988
Painting - Oil
25.25h x 50w
Suellen Rocca
Piety, 1984
Drawing - Pencil on Paper
22.75h x 30w
Ray Yoshida
Title unknown, 1971
Felt-tip pen
18.5h x 23.5w
Joseph Yoakum
Humphreys Peak - Highest Point in Arizona, Near Ash Fork, Arizona, 1970
Drawing - Colored Pencil and Ball-Point Pen on Paper
11.5h x 18.5w
Joseph Yoakum
Lehigh Valley, Reading, PA, 1968
Painting - Watercolor and Pencil on Brown Paper
9h x 12w
Joseph Yoakum
Monmoth Ridge of Ozark Mountain Range and Spring River near Monmoth Springs, Arkansas: St. Louis and San Francisco Railway
Painting - Watercolor, Pen and Colored Pencil
12h x 18w
Margaret Wharton
Unified Photo Series, 1979
Mixed Media
30h x 24w
Hollis Sigler
You Fear Where This May Lead, 1986
Painting - Oil on Board
12h x 15w
Hollis Sigler
She Has Secrets Even From Herself, 1986
Painting - Oil on Board
12h x 15w
Ed Flood
Two Palms Menaced by a Wave, 1971
Print - Lithograph, color
17h x 20w
Richard Paulson
Gary's; 04 CP 16220467, 1967
Print - Lithograph, color
17h x 22w
Jim Nutt
Toot Toot Woo Woo, 1970
Acrylic, wood and plexiglass
46.5h x 30w
Ed Paschke
Cobmaster, 1975
Painting - Acrylic on Canvas
74h x 50w
Jim Nutt
Oh! My Goodness! (No No), 1977
Print - Hard Ground Etching in Brown Ink
20.5h x 20.5w
Jim Nutt
Can't You Wait?
Painting - Acrylic on Canvas
9h x 12w
Barbara Rossi
Shep Step II, 1973
Painting - Acrylic on Plexiglass
29h x 23w
Barbara Rossi
Poor Self Trait #3: Curls, 1970
Print - Aquatint, 5/10
10.5h x 7.75w
Barbara Rossi
Poor Self Trait #2: Shep, 1970
Print - Aquatint, 5/10
Barbara Rossi
Footprint Picture, 1984
Print - Aquatint, 39/50
9.88h x 12.88w
Dan Smajo-Ramirez
Veritas/Lumen/Res #19, 1986
Drawing - Charcoal on Paper
17.5h x 16.5w
Christina Ramberg
Double Hesitation, 1977
Painting - Acrylic on Masonite
49.5h x 35.5w
Christina Ramberg
Glimpsed, 1975
Painting - Acrylic on Masonite
47.5h x 35.5w
Ray Yoshida
Preposterous Proposition, 1976
Painting - Acrylic on Canvas
38h x 50w
Ray Yoshida
Arbitrary Approach, 1983
Painting - Acrylic on Canvas
38h x 49.5w
Philip Hanson
The Grand Entrance, 1977
Painting - Acrylic on Canvas
83h x 65.5w
William Conger
South Beach
Painting - Oil
60h x 72w
William Conger
South Harbor, 1992
Painting - Oil
22h x 29w
Francis Piatek
Notre Dame Sheela Rite of Passage/ Entry Eye of the Needle
Painting - Oil
72h x 72w
Miyoko Ito
Chinoiserie, 1970
Painting - Acrylic on Canvas
38h x 49.5w
Theodore Halkin
Still Life with Landscape Picture, 1990
Painting - Oil
60h x 60w
Theodore Halkin
Untitled
Drawing - Colored Pencil on Paper
17.5h x 23.5w
Theodore Halkin
Untitled
Drawing - Colored Pencil on Paper
17.5h x 23.5w
Dominick DiMeo
Torso/ Landscape, 1962
Sand, plaster, gouache and vinyl on jute
19.5h x 13.5w
Franz Schultz
Pieta, 1957
Painting - Oil
84h x 66w
Evelyn Statsinger
Floatation, 1976
Painting - Oil on Linen
42h x 36w
Thomas Kapsalis
Table Still Life, 1970
Painting - Oil
25.5h x 11.5w
Thomas Kapsalis
Cut Glass Still Life, 1969
Painting - Oil
24h x 24w
Richard Paulsen
Still-life with Balloons, 1968
Painting - Oil
86.5h x 67.5w
Molly Carpenter
Adam and Eve, 1993
Print - Etching
10h x 13w
Dr. Charles Smith
Judy - ultimate deterioration
Concrete and found objects
20h x 11w x 3d
Dr. Charles Smith
2 Sided Head
Concrete, wood and steel
Dr. Charles Smith
Diamond Twins - missing from Chicago
Concrete and found objects
43h x 30w x 41d
Steven Urry
Head Flower
Sculpture - Aluminium
108h
Donna Borvansky
Flower Detail
Painting - Oil
15.5h x 19.5w
Dorothy Bordeaux
Lady in Blue
Painting - Oil on Board
18h x 24w
Carole Colsen
Portrait of Alec, 1995
Painting - Oil on Paper
21h x 12w
Marsha Siik
Bicycles
Painting - Oil
35.5h x 47.5w
Richard Kuebler
Untitled
Painting - Oil
36h x 36w
Kathleen Reinecke
The Golden Pelvis
Painting - Acrylic on Canvas
47h x 23w
Mary Morici
Weekend Warrior, 1988
Print - Callograph
20h x 16w
Suzanne Tretina
Protection I, 1991
Painting - Pastel on Paper
27h x 37.5w
Jodie Margalski
Evolution of the Virgin
Painting - Oil on Paper
15h x 15w
Ron Springer
Drawing - Ink on Paper
14h x 16w
Laurie Schroeder
Study of Feet
Drawing - Charcoal
23h x 18.25w
Laurie Schroeder
Study of Hands and Arms
Drawing - Charcoal
23.25h x 17.5w
Michael Chrisman
Interior with Figure
Print - Etching
8.75h x 5w
Bernard Williams
Black Cowboy, 1996
Painting - Oil
68.5h x 58.5w
Minam Apang
Pin Drop Silence
Print - Scratchboard
69h x 22w
Paul Madalinski
Still Life
Painting - Oil
Cathy Buck
Interior
Painting - Oil on Masonite
4h x 5w
Kathleen Riley
Death Rattle, 1994
Nutshell, twig, feathers, and beads
1.5h x 6w
Richard Kuebler
Interior
Painting - Oil
Alyssa Kim
Study After Edward Hopper
Painting - Oil
23.5h x 30w
Krista Zielske
Laurent Fignon
Drawing - Pastel and Colored Pencil
18h x 24w
Deborah Tipperreiter
Best Buddies
Photograph - Color
5h x 8w
Kristen Trusco
Graphic Art - Digital Image
Kristen Trusco
Graphic Art - Digital Image
Andrea Nicholas
Skull Study after a Painting by Cezanne
Painting - Oil
8.5h x 10w
Bertha Leveille
Abstraction
Painting - Oil
24h x 35.5w
Linda Mueller
View from Bridge
Print - Etching
Paul Madalinski
Studio Chair
Painting - Oil
Camille Marrano
Three o'Clock , 1990
Drawing - Colored Pencil on Paper
15h x 18w
Robin Morris
Painting - Acrylic/Collage
30h x 24w
Karen Carlson
Alternating Currents, 1989
Print - Silk Screen Print with Fragments
16h x 13w
William Cwiklinski
Study after Magritte
Painting - Pastel
24h x 18.25w
Regina Astroski
Conflict: Diptych
Drawing - Charcoal
20h x 16w
Izumi Yoshitani
Curve, 1981
Print - Etching, 1/10
8.5h x 12w
Izumi Yoshitani
Tilt, 1981
Print - Etching, 1/14
8.5h x 12w
Izumi Yoshitani
Willow Tree, 1978
Painting - Oil
30h x 21.5w
Izumi Yoshitani
Dawn, 1981
Print - Etching, 1/10
18h x 15w
Cecelia Brown
A Girl Riding Through Hesperia, Michigan, 1987
Painting - Oil on Masonite
18h x 24w
Anne Peimonte
First Bloom, 1990
Painting - Oil on Paper
24h x 18w
Kristina Tieman
Just a Snapshot, 1995
Painting - Acrylic on Canvas
20h x 24w
Amy Cooper
Meadow, 1987
Print - Color Reduction Print, 5/5
11h x 8.5w
Becky Lucas
Title unknown, 1977
Painting - Pastel
18h x 24w
Izumi Yoshitani
Final, 10/11/1977
Print - Etching, 2/6
12h x 8.5w
John Skummer
Unnatural Light Progression
Print - Triptych, aquatint
10h x 8w
Kay Davis
Love is Loose, 1980
Print - Etching
19h x 7.5w
Kirstin Moen
Night of Solace, March, 1985
Print - Etching, 2/5
9h x 11w
Elizabeth Spearing
Print - Etching and aquatint, 1/5
8.5h x 10w
Thomas Huntsha
Abstraction, 1968
Painting - Oil
23.5h x 23.5w
Keith Schnetzler
Field Sunset, 1991
Painting - Oil on Paper
8h x 10w
Jonathan Shaw
Photograph
5h x 8w
Allyssa Haas
Title unknown, 2003
Photograph
11h x 13.5w
Robert Walensa
Still Life
Painting - Oil on Paper
19h x 22w
Steven Michaels
Chicago Street
Photograph
9h x 13w
Anne Grothjean
Deck Still Life
Photograph
8.75h x 6w
Marianne Lanning
Painting - Oil
24h x 16w
Linda Mueller
Flowers
Print - Etching, 8/9
12.5h x 13w
Debra Kooy
Hat #2
Painting - Oil on Board
9h x 12w
Cecelia Brown
Bedroom with Doves, 1985
Painting - Oil on Paper
18.5h x 24w
Lindsey Hansen
Title unknown, 2003
Painting - Watercolor
20.5h x 29.5w
Kay Davis
In the Fullness of Time
Graphic Art
12h x 6w
Scott Suchta
Peter, Peter...
Painting - Acrylic on Paper
16h x 20w
David Howell
Ayatollah
Painting - Oil on Paper
17.5h x 23.5w
Robbin O'Harrow
Heartbreak, 1995
Print - Drypoint and aquatint
10h x 12w
Michael Flannigan
Seer
Styrofoam, epoxy, and ceramic coated silicon
20.5h x 12.75w x 9.75d
Lisa Welch
Man with a Hat, 1994
Painting - Pastel on Paper
24h x 22w
Kurt Sullens
Looking Rough
Painting - Pastel on Paper
24h x 18w
Nancy Green
Overlapping Figures
Painting - Oil on Paper
24h x 18w
Michael Donahue
Patron Saint of Horses
Acrylic, mixed media on canvas
Michelle Brandau
Light Effects, 1998
Painting - Acrylic on Canvas
14h x 11w
Judith Bruhns
Lady Slippers, 1994
Print - Gelatin silver print
11h x 14w
Sonji Williams
Evening, 2000
Painting - Acrylic on Canvas
17h x 23w
Patricia Willard
Two Children
Painting - Oil
35h x 26.5w
Becky Lucas
Sunrise, 1993
Painting - Oil on Board
14h x 40w
Linda Boardman
Quite Contrary, 1991
Painting - Acrylic on Canvas
23.5h x 23.5w
Elmhurst College Students
Summer Madness January 1978, 1978
Decorative Art - Wall Mural
120h x 216w
Richard Kuebler
Untitled (Brown, Yellow, Blue)
Painting - Oil
48h x 36w
Paul Madalinski
Chicago Panorama, 1990
Painting - Oil
38h x 24w
Cecelia Brown
The Changing Winds Are Blowing in Spring, 1991
Drawing - Conte Crayon on Board
32h x 40w
Jennifer Miller
Average/Ordinary, 2001
Mixed Media on Wood
24h x 24w
William Sechovec
Caution, 1999
Mixed Media
7.25h x 13.5w