2012-2013 Artists

Congregation Beth Shalom is pleased to welcome a talented and diverse group of artists for our 2012-2013 season.

Carrie Goodman

CarrieGoodman ( carriegoodman(at) is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute and Northwestern University. She says, "My camera is an extension of my expressive self. The selected images...are mostly of the notion of youth or childhood and the passage of time...I see this turning point in human development to be the reconciliation between 'the person one has come to be' and 'the person society expects one to (read more)

Loretta Hamilton

Loretta Hamilton ( lives and works in Naperville and in Naples, Florida. She has studied extensively with private art instructors. Her work has been featured in a number of galleries in Chicago and in Florida. Most recently, her artwork was used as part of the set design in the full-length feature film, "Spades." Her passion for gardening has led to her latest watercolor floral studies (read more)

Chris Hughes

Chris Hughes ( has been a Naperville resident since 1998. Chris has been inspired by our Midwest landscapes as well as the great cities around the world where he has visited or resided. He is largely self-taught, and his acrylic paintings have won awards in Texas and (read more)

Barbara Lipkin

Barbara Lipkin ( is a member of CBS, and the coordinator of the ArtSpace. Barbara is very pleased to exhibit some of her oil paintings of Africa along with our guest artists from the community. She has studied art extensively at the College of DuPage and many workshops and classes, and has been teaching painting for about 10 (read more)

Dick Marshall

Dick Marshall is a CBS Member and retired physician. Dick has been creating his brilliant oil pastel paintings and his drawings for a number of years. He won first place in our recent CBS Members Art Show, and we are very pleased to exhibit his latest works this (read more)

Richard Sperry

Richard Sperry ( is a resident of St. Charles,and has attended the School of the Art Institute. His inspirations are Pollock and Van Gogh. He considers himself a modern abstract expressionist, and states, "It is nature in all its symbiotic relationships that inspire my interpretation of every day life. I have experimented with mediums, sheens and patterns to echo rhythms of that nature." He has exhibited his (read more)

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