Lincolnshire art fest goes on, but with precautions in place

  • Artist Jennifer Akese-Burney of Akese Stylelines, left, talks with Eileen Share of Northbrook during the Lincolnshire Art Walk on Sunday.

      Artist Jennifer Akese-Burney of Akese Stylelines, left, talks with Eileen Share of Northbrook during the Lincolnshire Art Walk on Sunday. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Lindsey Dickinson, vice president and director of operations of Amdur Productions, checks in a guest Sunday during the Lincolnshire Art Walk.

      Lindsey Dickinson, vice president and director of operations of Amdur Productions, checks in a guest Sunday during the Lincolnshire Art Walk. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Many new COVID-19 precautions, including limits on attendance and temperature checks at the entrance, were in place Sunday during the Lincolnshire Art Walk.

      Many new COVID-19 precautions, including limits on attendance and temperature checks at the entrance, were in place Sunday during the Lincolnshire Art Walk. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

 
 
Updated 8/16/2020 5:57 PM

Beautiful weather greeted visitors Sunday as they strolled past the artists presenting their work at the Lincolnshire Art Walk.

pc蛋蛋计划交流微信群They also were met with a host of COVID-19 safety precautions, including temperature checks at the gate, a face covering requirement, staggered entrances for the guests and exhibitor booths spread safely 10 feet apart.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

"Everything is completely different this year," said Lindsey Dickinson, vice president and director of operations for show organizer Amdur Productions.

pc蛋蛋计划交流微信群Visitors were counted going in and a limit on the number people touring the art walk was kept.

Because of the pandemic, the number of exhibitors this year was reduced 25 from the typical 125. Among them was Jennifer Akese-Burney of Akese Stylelines from Schaumburg, who was selling colorful clothing and masks.

pc蛋蛋计划交流微信群"I feel that people really need to interact with others to share your creativity," Akese-Burney said after selling some of her brightly colored masks to Eileen Share of Northbrook.

The Schaumburg artist was recently featured in Forbes and can be found online at

and on Instagram at @akesestylelines.

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