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69. 6th Annual Students' Exhibition by Heeyoung Kim & Brushwood Botanical Artists

6th Annual: Enriching Life Botanical Art Exhibition by Heeyoung Kim & Brushwood Botanical  Artists.   "Creating fellowship, discovering peace and healing during a Pandemic, these 20 artists sustained their connections with one another and with nature’s beauty.  Though they couldn’t meet safely in person, they found laughter, strength and focus in virtual gatherings.  Working alone at home, their joy in creative energy, spiritual and artistic growth overcame isolation. These works and works in progress are witness to the restorative power of nature, art and community."     In normal time, this much anticipated exhibition should be mounted in the charming historic house, Brushwood Center surrounded by ancient oak trees in Ryerson Woods. Even in snowy midwest winter about 300 friends, family and locals gather and celebrate the beauty of nature and art inspired by her.     The night before its opening day, instead of getting ready to go to the opening reception in my best loo