Amy Flanery

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Lifestyle Editor Weekly pages: Encore, Lifestyle, Food and Health Announcements: Anniversaries, weddings, engagements I can be reached at (815) 220-6934 or lifestyle@newstrib.com.

After 12 hard years without using her talent, artist Rebecca Ann Reed of La Salle picked up a paintbrush. Some dark images emerged, such as "D…

Abstract painting is an important emotional release for Rebecca Ann Reed of La Salle, who has a high-functioning form of autism. She often pai…

"Wonder Woman,” by Rebecca Ann Reed of La Salle, was inspired by all the wonderful women she knows who struggle with trying to better themselv…

Rebecca Ann Reed of La Salle looks at one of her favorite paintings on display at the Paint Box art gallery in the Westclox building in Peru. …

Sandy Gladhill of La Salle machine quilts a fall table runner on a 1953 Featherweight before a meeting of the Nine Patch Quilt Guild in Oglesb…

Jean Daley of Oglesby works on a piece to add to the yo-yo quilt she is working on. “I have to have like 2,000 of these things made in order t…

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