Tag Archives: Artists

Anita Willets Burnham

Gazette Article by: Robyn DeKoven Grossberg Appeared in the Gazette: June 1999 “Doing what can’t be done is the glory of living.” With that gently defiant introduction, Anita Willets-Burnham sweeps her readers away on a whirlwind journey through the pages of her family’s travelogue in book form, Round the World on a Penny. First published […]

Olive Beaupre Miller

Gazette Article by: Joan Evanich Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 1997 Are you a “Bookhouse baby”? Thousands of Americans born in the first half of this century can enthusiastically answer, “Yes!” The publishing company, The Bookhouse for Children, was the brainchild of Winnetka resident, author, and editor Olive Beaupre Miller. She created a collection of […]

David Plowden

Gazette Article by: Barbara Joyce Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 1996 “…Remembrance of Things Passing” Because our kinetic lives are filled with noise and color and confusion, the black and white still photograph provides the best way to see the world.  This is the opinion of David Plowden, photographer and writer of national distinction and […]

Eliot Porter

Gazette Article by: Barbara Joyce Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 1995 Eliot Porter: Winnetka Native-born Nature Photographer “…From my experience it appears highly desirable to order one’s life in accord with inner yearnings no matter how impractical they may seem.”  Eliot Porter Eliot Porter earned an M.D. at Harvard Medical School and taught biochemistry for […]

Cartoonist Joe Parrish

Gazette Article by: Barbara Joyce Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 1995 Most people work for a living and, if they’re lucky, pursue hobbies in their free time. Joe Parrish, former political cartoonist and creature of the “Nature Notes” series for the Chicago Tribune, was one of the fortunate few who was able to pursue his […]