See below a listing of the Photographers Resident 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, contact Jody Fields, Business & Accounting Manager at or call 815.455.8000 ext 102



Inspired by vivid colors and the story that a photo tells you. A picture is a memory, and although memories fade, they are relieved when we look back at the wonderful things life has given us and has taken away.


Jillian Plaminek - Jillian Varnea Fine Art Photography

Genre: Visual

Capturing Moments Worth Remembering | Jillian Varnea Fine Art Photography’s mission is to create lasting memories with passion and enthusiasm, in a way that has never been captured and is also determined to handle each and every guest in a family like manner. STUDIO: E

Erin Reed Photography

Genre: Visual

Custom photography specializing in Newborns, High School Senior Portraits, and green screen Sports Photography


Janet Kay

Genre: Visual

Janet Kay specializes in headshots, weddings, and commercial photography.

Website: Coming Soon


Light Drawn Studios

Genre: Visual
Light Drawn Studios is a portrait photography business owned and operated by award-winning photographer April Graves whose mission is to create whimsical, artistic images of children and their families. STUDIO NUMBER: 103