Design and Sales

spring flower bed

David Cook:

David Cook

Designer David Cook holds a BS in Art from Olivet Nazarene University and has worked for Art's Landscaping for twelve years. He is a past President of Kankakee Kultivators Garden Club and an active volunteer of Hospice of Kankakee Valley. He is skilled in floral and garden design and many of his designs have been featured on garden tours and in garden magazines.


James (Jimmy) Rich-Van Drunen:

Jimmy Rich-VanDrunen

James (Jimmy) Rich is continuing to pursue his love of Horiculture by taking further study at Kankakee Community College. Jimmy has extensive experince in Customer Service, Event & Resturaunt Managment and Excavation. He has been with Art's for the last 5 Seasons and has been on the Sales team for the last 3 years. He heads up the C.A.D. efforts here at Art's. His hobbies include Camping, Traveling, Gardening and Photography.


Art Mantoan:

Jimmy VanDrunen

Art earned a degree in plant and soil science from Southern Illinois University. He has been a licensed landscape architect for over twenty-five years. His home garden has been featured on tours and in gardening magazines. Art is a past Chairman of the Board of the Bradley Bourbonnais Chamber of Commerce and past President of the Bradley Bourbonnais Community High School Foundation. He has served as President of his local chapter of the Order of the Sons of Italy and recently received the Leonardo Di Vinci Award for Entrepreneurship. He has been named Volunteer of the Year by Hospice of Kankakee Valley.