Water Street Studios in Batavia tries to make art accessible

WGN Weekend Morning News

BATAVIA, Ill. — WGN’s Marcella Raymond visited Water Street Studios in Batavia.

She spoke to Taylor Egan, the studio’s executive director, who said the purpose of the studio is to make art accessible.

Water Street Studio is all about supporting local artists and about teaching the community how to make art. At the studio, artists have space to create and showcase their works and the public has a place to buy beautiful unique pieces. 

Water Street Studios is a non-profit that reaches out to the community to teach them about art.

Visitors can find metals, paintings and prints, ceramics and jewelry made out of glass that are truly works of art.

Every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., different vendors come to show off. 

Water Street Studios also has three new art exhibits every month. From the stunning works of C.J. Hungerman to Peter Le Grand. Doug DeWitt also has space this month in the gallery. 

Steve Sherrell was an art teacher his whole life and now he is the director of exhibits and dabbles in teaching. 

So come on by to learn how to paint,  support local artists and get a one-of-a-kind find.

Water Street Studios
160 S. Water St.
Batavia, IL 60510

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