Tag: art

About Our Art….Sue Watts

[ 0 ] November 4, 2015 |
About Our Art….Sue Watts

Sue Watts  was  born in Decatur, Illinois, and has lived in the Decatur area for the majority of her life. She has a strong print background and has made graphic art her career. Sue has created newspaper illustrations, managed catalog production, designed logos and brochures, and been involved in all aspects of commercial printing before […]

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About Our Art…

[ 0 ] July 7, 2015 |
About Our Art…

by Gina Perillo – Abstract Modern Paintings Gina grew up in Washington, IL and now lives in Normal, IL with her husband and son. She graduated from Southern Illinois University of Carbondale, IL in 2010 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts – Major Art and Design, Major Concentration Art Education with minors in Art History […]

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About Our Art…High School Art Scholarship

[ 0 ] May 7, 2015 |
About Our Art…High School Art Scholarship

This grouping of art for May and June are High School students from McLean County school districts that were entries in our 2015 High School Art Scholarship. This very talented group of students entered our Facebook voting contest by uploading a picture of their art piece to then receive votes.  With a total of 5,488 […]

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2015 High School Art Scholarship

[ 0 ] April 13, 2015 |
2015 High School Art Scholarship

The art from the contest is now on display in the IAACU lobby. It will stay on display through June 2015.   This was our first year running the High School Art Scholarship program and it was a great success. We want to thank all of the students who participated and teachers who encouraged their students […]

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About Our Art…by Stan Squires

[ 0 ] March 3, 2015 |
About Our Art…by Stan Squires

Stan and his wife reside in Springfield IL and after 29 years in advertising, he retired to work full time on painting watercolors. In business, he often did illustrations for a client’s print medium… but obviously always product oriented. Now Stan paints semi-realistic images as well as abstracts that are considerably more gratifying.  And there’s […]

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About Our Art…by John Madison

[ 0 ] January 12, 2015 |
About Our Art…by John Madison

John Madison was born and raised in Michigan, and moved to central Illinois when he was twelve. He has always loved art and drew extensively when young, but gave up on the craft after high school. In 2004, he picked up a drawing pencil and began what has turned out to be a fulfilling and […]

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About Our Art…By Fernando Cornejo

[ 0 ] November 12, 2014 |
About Our Art…By Fernando Cornejo

A native of Bloomington Illinois and a graduate of Illinois College in Jacksonville Illinois. While attending Illinois College he received the Elizabeth Caine Award in Art Excellence and the McGaw Citation in the Arts. After graduation, he has focused his talents on developing his series titled Numeros y Colores. This series has been very successful […]

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About Our Art…

[ 0 ] September 4, 2014 |
About Our Art…

By G. Ben Paxton born August 3, 1927, Harrisburg PA Through childhood, I was encouraged by parents and grandparents to dabble with pastels and oils. My only art instruction was the last semester of senior year in high school when I took a course in jewelry making for fun. I was involved in radio drama […]

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