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See our 2024 schedule below

ABOUT

Patty Drab

Simply Art Studio

After retiring from a long career in real estate I pursued my love for art through acrylic and alcohol ink painting. I love the flow of acrylic pouring and the one-of-a-kind results. A variety of methods are used in my art designs and I am always exploring new and interesting ways to influence my craft.
In addition to canvas painting, I also design ceramic coasters using the same techniques. They are all coated with resin to help maintain their beauty and added protection.

I hope you enjoy viewing my portfolio of original artwork. should you have any questions or would like
to discuss a special order, please feel free to contact me.

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Bob Drab

Simply Woodworking

Since I was a small boy, my father taught me how to work with woodworking tools. From that young age, I knew my love for woodworking, and working with my hands was my calling. Through the years, I learned to do many wood projects through home restoration and furniture building.

Later in life, I achieved my Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgy and Mechanical Engineering, which helped improve my problem-solving and design skills. Throughout my 44-year career in specialty steel, I continued to enjoy woodworking on the weekends.

Now, in my retirement, I own a small business, partnering with my wife who is an artist, making wood items and pieces combining both of our art to make unique wood and art pieces.

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Upcoming ShowS:

Lilac Time Arts & Crafts Fair

   St. Charles Road, Lombard, IL

Sun. May 5, 2024  10 am to 4 pm

Naperville Artisan Market

   City Gate, Naperville, IL

Sat./Sun.  May 18 & 19, 2024 10 am to 4 pm

Prairie Arts Festival

  101 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg, IL

Sat./Sun. May 25 & 26, 2024  10 am to 5 pm

Creativity at the Cross Roads

   North Aurora Riverfront Park

   North Aurora, IL

Sat. Jun. 22, 2024  10 am to 4 pm

Oakbrook Artisan Market

   Oakbrook Mall, Oakbrook, IL

Sat. June 8 10 am to 6 pm

Sun. June 9 11 am to 6 pm

Naperville Women's Club 64th Fine Arts &

     Artisan Fair

   Naperville Settlement, Naperville, IL

Sat./Sun. June 29 & 30 10 am to 5 pm

La Grange Craft Fair

   Downtown La Grange, La Grange, IL

Sat./Sun.  July 13 & 14, 2024  10 am to 5 pm

Lambs Farm Summertime Craft Fest

   Camp Big Timber, Elgin, IL

Sat./Sun.  Aug. 10 & 11, 2024  10 am to 4 pm

Festival of the Arts

   Lake Ellyn, Glen Ellyn, IL

Sat./Sun.  Aug. 24&25, 2024

Festival of the Vine

    Downtown Geneva, IL

Sat. Sept 7 - 10 am to 6 pm

Sun. Sept 8 - 10 am to 5 pm

Naperville Artisan Market

   City Gate, Naperville, IL

Sat./Sun.  May 18 & 19, 2024 10 am to 4 pm

Autumn on the Fox

    Pottawatomie Park - 8 North Ave.

    St. Charles, IL

Fri./Sat. Oct. 11/12 - 10 am to 5 pm

Sun. Oct 13 - 10 am to 4 pm

A Holiday Happening

    College of DuPage, St. Charles, IL

Sat./Sun Nov. 2&3, 2024

Waiting Confirmation

Christmas on the Fox

    Kane County Fairgrounds

    525 S. Randall Rd, St. Charles, IL

Sat./Sun Nov. 23/24 - 10 am to 4 pm

(Weekend before Thanksgiving)

Marmion Christmas Craft Show

    Marmion Academy Gym

    1000 Butterfield Rd. Aurora, IL

Sat. Nov. 30 - 9 am to 4 pm

Sun. Dec. 1 - 10 am to 2 pm

              2024 Season

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