Photos: Advocating for women through art in Springfield (NSFW)

Photos: Advocating for women through art in Springfield (NSFW)
The Springfield Art Association (SAA) closed out the the summer with a two-pronged look at women artists. It started in August with...

Photos: 2019 Parkland College Art, Design Faculty Exhibition

A visit to Parkland's 2019 Art and Design Faculty Exhibition
Our last visit to the Giertz Gallery at Parkland College was an opportunity to check out some of the best material...

Add Decatur’s Holiday Gift Shoppe to your X-mas list

Decatur's Holiday Gift Shoppe wants to sell your art
For the past 16 years, the Decatur Area Arts Council (DAAC) has invited artists to sell original art and fine crafts at...

Remember your pet in style – with a pastel portrait by...

Remember your pet in style - with a pastel portrait
Walking by Mandy Roeing's booth at Normal's Sugar Creek Arts Festival earlier this summer, it was hard to ignore the stunning beach...

New artwork for Champaign’s M2 lobby to be unveiled Friday

New artwork for Champaign's M2 lobby to be unveiled Friday
A celestial artwork by Champaign-Urbana painter Jess Beyler will be on view in the lobby of one of the area's most prestigious...

A new Central Illinois destination: Urbana’s art fair makes a big...

A new Central Illinois destination - Urbana's art fair makes a big splash
Early Saturday afternoon, the booth Lydia Puddicombe shared with two other artists at the Crystal Lake Park Art Fair was so packed...

Here are some of the CI artists you’ll find at Urbana’s...

More than 30 Central Illinois artists have been selected to present and sell their works at the inaugural Crystal Lake Park Art...

Photos: Twenty Dirty Hands @ CAC Peoria

Photos: Pottery by Twenty Dirty Hands @ CAC Peoria
What do you get when you have 10 artists sculpting with clay? Twenty dirty hands, of course! Also,...

This photo series boosts mental health awareness in the black community

This photo series highlights mental health issues in the black community
Nika Lucks (pictured below), a photographer based in Champaign, is working on a photo series titled Caution! M.I.A.

Photos: ‘CUDO Post-It Show’ @ Analog

Gallery: CUDO Post-It Show
The Champaign-Urbana Design Organization (CUDO) invited 10 area artists and designers to make art out of Post-It notes.