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Fourth-grader Collin Sherstad paints one square on the bottom half of a mural completed by Homer Glen artist Amy Blank Jan. 31 as part of the Meet the Artist program at Young School. Photos by Jacquelyn Schlabach/22nd Century Media
Artist Amy Blank speaks with Ellen Buckley’s fourth-grade class about their task to paint the mural.
First- through fourth-graders at Young School painted the grid on the bottom half of the mural in collaboration with Homer Glen artist Amy Blank. Photo submitted
Jacquelyn Schlabach, Assistant Editor
6:10 pm CST February 6, 2018
Meet Homer Glen resident Amy Blank. She has been an artist for 22 years and specializes in painting wall murals. She started painting murals when she was 16 years old and got her professional start when she painted a mural inside the business that was owned by her friend’s father.