Tag: Bloomington/Normal art

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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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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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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Scott Ide Photography

[ 0 ] March 4, 2019 |
Scott Ide Photography

Scott Ide is a photographer from Dixon, Illinois. This is where he learned to appreciate the beauty that can be found in our countryside. In high school he had an interest in photography, but he has really been able to develop his skills over the past couple of years. Scott currently works full time, and […]

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