Tag: art

About Our Art- Larry Kanfer

[ 0 ] November 5, 2018 |
About Our Art- Larry Kanfer

Larry Kanfer is a photographer and longtime resident of Champaign-Urbana. He graduated from the University of Illinois in 1979 and immediately opened his own photography gallery, which he has maintained since that time. He has had the pleasure and rare opportunity of making art his profession for over 30 years! “While on the surface, the […]

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About Our Art- Refreshing Places

[ 0 ] July 3, 2018 |
About Our Art- Refreshing Places

Karen Gyllin is an artist from Bloomington, IL. After retiring from teaching in 2005, she has been able to focus on pencil drawing, watercolor painting, and printmaking full-time. Karen has created an exhibit entitled “Refreshing Places” and is devoting it to showing her watercolor paintings. During the past several years, Karen has been particularly interested […]

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Capturing and Creating Images

[ 0 ] March 2, 2018 |
Capturing and Creating Images

Judy Steffens is an artist from Central Illinois who works in both oils and watercolor. Her subject matter is wide ranging; she loves doing figurative paintings of people, but will often paint dogs, horses, and even the occasional cat! Sometimes she’ll do something completely different like her XO series. Recently, her pieces have been inspired […]

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Suzette Boulais

[ 0 ] January 3, 2018 |
Suzette Boulais

Suzette Boulais is an abstract artist from Peoria, IL. Her work is deeply influenced by Mark Rothko, an abstract expressionist, whose paintings deal with basic color combinations and shapes that create a specific mood or impression. In most of Suzette’s pieces, she focuses on evoking feelings related to hope, happiness, harmony, peace, light, and serenity. […]

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Cathy Engberg

[ 0 ] November 1, 2017 |
Cathy Engberg

Cathy Engberg is an oil painter who works out of her home studio in Peoria, IL. She mainly focuses on family life, children at play, or animals and always has her camera with her, ready to snap a photo to use as inspiration for her next painting. “I strive to capture a moment in time […]

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IAACU About Our Art…Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

[ 0 ] January 4, 2017 |
IAACU About Our Art…Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

The Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) is a pioneering research institute affiliated with and located on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) campus. Founded in 2007, as one of the first genomics institutes in the United States, the IGB has multidisciplinary research teams focusing on cutting edge science at the cellular […]

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About Our Art…HS Art Scholarship 2016

[ 0 ] May 27, 2016 |
About Our Art…HS Art Scholarship 2016

Congrats to our talented high school artists in McLean County! The 2nd Annual IAACU High School Art Scholarship Contest was another big success this year, with a number of highly talented students submitting their artwork! The 2016 Winner of the IAACU High School Art Scholarship Contest is Sam Mason from Central Catholic High School. Sam’s piece […]

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About Our Art…Alan Cring

[ 0 ] March 2, 2016 |
About Our Art…Alan Cring

We’re excited to have Alan Cring’s work on display at the IAACU Lobby during March-April 2016! Alan Cring is an award-winning landscape photographer. His work has been featured in Illinois Farmer Today, The Pantagraph, and ISU Stories. He is also a professor of finance at Illinois State University. Alan travels the lands of the American […]

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