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Each month the NSYMCA hosts a community art gallery. Local artists showcase inspiring and creative pieces throughout the Y. High-quality art is for sale at all price levels, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the our Community Outreach programs. 

December 2019 & January 2020

Community Gallery Show:

Plein Air Show


Thursday, December 5th

6:30-8:30 pm


In September 2019 over 50 artists all around Northbrook painted as part of the Plein Air Show. As part of our show, the artists will be displaying their work done during the Plein Air Show in various mediums. Stop by and see the amazing work of these artists. The Plein Air event was sponsored by the Northbrook Arts Commisson.

Lower Level Gallery Display:

Kittie Yohe


Kittie Yohe has been painting watercolors for 41 years. She has exhibited in local art fairs and participated in both one woman and group shows. Her work is represented in many private collections. She is active in the Glenview Art League and most recently studied watercolor with the late Jean Poklop and Florida artists Barbara Simmons and Libit Jones.

Kittie, now retired, was an art educator for 35 years. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Art Education from Miami University and master’s degree in the same field from the University of Illinois. Kittie lives in Northbrook, Illinois with her husband Dennis and has two grown children.