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Carol Summerfield, executive director of the History Center of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff, admires a painting of red-tailed hawks that was done by James Lockhart, whose nature paintings are the subject of an ongoing exhibit at the center. Photos by Peter Kaspari/22nd Century Media
Carol Summerfield, executive director of the History Center of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff, explains how James Lockhart worked with his paintings. Lockhart’s work is on display at the History Center through Jan. 31.
James Lockhart’s family poses for a photo on the opening night for the exhibit, “Portraits in Nature,” which showcases about 25 of Lockhart’s paintings of nature and animals. Photo Submitted
This work station shows how James Lockhart painted. It includes his actual hat that he wore while painting, which was donated to the History Museum of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff by his family. Peter Kaspari/22nd Century Media
Peter Kaspari, Editor
3:00 am CST January 7, 2020
When people think about nature paintings, it’s likely that the name James Leland Lockhart does not come to mind.