See below a listing of the Visual Resident Partner Artists at The Dole. Contact them directly for commissioned work, classes, or to schedule a time to meet them, view their work or tour their studio. If you are interested in having your own artist’s studio at The Dole, please call 815.455.8000.

Cathy Grochowski

Genre: Performing

A guitarist, vocalist and occasional recording artist, Cathy performs at fund-raising events for charity organizations, churches, and elsewhere. At the foundation of her art is the desire to provide joy to others via a unique musical style.  Working with many performers from all over the northwest suburbs, her goal is to create an engaged listening experience for a variety of audiences. Having a party? Cathy might be just the right addition to your event. STUDIO NUMBER: 306

Jake Lizzio

Genre: Performing

Music lessons, recording, & production
Phone Number: (815) 404-9958

Joe Diamond

Genre: Performing

The “Joe Diamond Studio Series” features two intimate and unique one hour shows that run Saturdays throughout each month! Seating is limited to 13 people per show! Joe Diamond is the Mystery Performer everyone is quietly talking about. Some call him a mind reader, others call him psychic, and still more call him a magician. You now have the chance to decide for yourself, up close and personal!


McHenry County Youth Orchestra and The Academy

Genre: Performing

McHenry County Youth Orchestra and The Academy is a non-profit organization dedicated to offering music education and performance opportunities to the youth in our community.

PHONE NUMBER: (815) 356-6296

Roger Reupert

Genre: Performing

As a teacher, Roger is very excited to teach all ages of players and at all levels. With his experience in a wide range of styles, Roger uses positive motivation in his teaching principles, in order to help students want to learn and excel.

PHONE NUMBER: (815) 382-3328