Shadow Box Assemblage Art and Functional Pottery Jan 31 to Feb 25 Ruth Knowles Ruth will be exhibiting eclectic shadow box art. Each box contains both artist-made raw materials and found, altered objects. The work is inspired by the artist’s observations of nature and by her life experiences. Mark Messenger Mark has been creating and selling art and ceramics for over 30 years. With a B.A. In Visual Arts concentrating in ceramics and printmaking and a MFA in Sculpture, Mark enjoys making art in many mediums. His work at the Gallery Shop in Lemont is functional Stoneware and Porcelain.