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Alum Creates New Murals Depicting Historic Stone Lake

Posted June 15, 2011 in Alumni

Just in time for the season opening of the Stone Lake (Wisconsin) Historical Museum, Chicago-area artist Chris Pielak (‚??78, AFA, Advertising Design) has painted two murals depicting Stone Lake‚??s Main Street as it existed in 1926.

Pielak, a native of Rockford, Il, received his bachelor of fine arts degree from Rockford College and a master of art degree from Northwestern University. He also earned his master‚??s degree in teaching from National Louis University.

His work has been displayed at numerous exhibitions and is part of many private and public collections, including the Art Institute of Chicago and several universities. He has been commissioned in a number of public mural projects.

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