Tag: about our art

About our Art – Jim Lovelace

[ 0 ] October 29, 2019 |
About our Art – Jim Lovelace

Jim Lovelace attended Glenwood High School in Chatham, IL, then attended Illinois State University during the late 1970’s. Having virtually no involvement in painting until he was in his mid-fifties, the experience is extremely enlightening and often challenging. As an outdoor enthusiast for almost all of his life, he decided to use his newfound artistic […]

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About Our Art- J. Swiech

[ 0 ] September 6, 2019 |
About Our Art- J. Swiech

 J Swiech is an accomplished artist in a variety of styles and media. She grew up in Bloomington-Normal and graduated from ISU where she studied both theatre and art. Her primary focus and training were in graphite, colored pencil, and watercolor.   All of the paintings in this collection have been completed in the last […]

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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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