Category: About Our Art

A Sense of Place

[ 0 ] July 26, 2019 |
A Sense of Place

Doug Johnson is a local artist who grew up in the Bloomington/Normal, IL area. He is a graduate of Normal Community High School and earned a master’s degree in Studio Art from Illinois State University. He also holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in painting from Northern Illinois University. “The traditional techniques of painting, […]

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Seth from LeRoy High School

[ 0 ] June 7, 2019 |
Seth from LeRoy High School

“As I am sure you already know, we are all living projects. From birth to death, one hopes to have made mental progress, one hopes to have matured. Such is much easier said than done, and it is a rather momentous struggle for an individual to break from their norms. Within the transitional period of […]

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Ashley from Heyworth High School

[ 1 ] June 7, 2019 |
Ashley from Heyworth High School

This piece was done for my History teacher in the summer and also the start of our school year to have ready for his classroom.  It was what I valued in History class and what I researched and did from my heart!

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Bryn from Central Catholic High School

[ 0 ] May 23, 2019 |
Bryn from Central Catholic High School

After taking environmental science and learning about space, I became interested in the moon landing and other planets. So, I combined space and art to paint a contrasting piece depicting the iconic moon landing photo with a twist of different eye grabbing colors.

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Kate from University High School

[ 0 ] May 9, 2019 |
Kate from University High School

This piece is linked to my concentration of one’s diverse bodies and minds being represented as a typography map. Within the concentration of my art, my goal is to illustrate a variety of individuals bodies and minds throughout this imagery of typography all over the skin of my subjects. My inspiration is drawn from my […]

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Tommy from Tri-Valley High School

[ 0 ] May 9, 2019 |
Tommy from Tri-Valley High School

My art teacher assigned a project to draw a self-portrait showing some sort of an emotion. She had us take our own picture for reference and we had to use ink pens as our medium. I chose anger as my emotion because I get angry sometimes, but I tend to hide it from the public. […]

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Stephanie from Normal Community West High School

[ 0 ] May 8, 2019 |
Stephanie from Normal Community West High School

This piece represents the unity that America was founded on, Using paint and magazine clippings, Lady Liberty is made from a variety of skin tones, objects, innovations and images that pull together to represent the statue that has welcomes people from all walks of life to America. A place of love for our work and […]

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Brook from Le Roy High School

[ 0 ] May 8, 2019 |
Brook from Le Roy High School

Sonder is the realization that everyone around you live a life as equally detailed and complicated as your own. I believe it very important to think about this before you make preconceived judgement about someone solely base off of their race. Sexuality, gender, religion or anything else.

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