Tag: Bloomington/Normal art

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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Marc Making: Artists of Marcfirst

[ 0 ] September 5, 2017 |
Marc Making: Artists of Marcfirst

Marcfirst is a local agency dedicated to supporting adults with developmental disabilities. Earlier this year, Marcfirst and University Galleries at Illinois State University collaborated to give these men and women the chance to create paintings, drawings, and other forms of artwork. During a series of workshops, Marcfirst Arts Coordinator, Iga Puchalska guided the artists through […]

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Celebrazione Dell-amore!

[ 2 ] July 7, 2017 |
Celebrazione Dell-amore!

Jody DeCremer is the Assistant Director and an Instructor in the Arts Technology Program at Illinois State University. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Graphic Design and a Master of Science degree in Arts Technology, both from Illinois State University. Her Water Lilies collection of photos was inspired by her favorite painter, Claude […]

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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… Mikell Duncan

[ 0 ] September 8, 2016 |
About Our Art… Mikell Duncan

Mikell Duncan was born in Fairmont West Virginia and grew up mainly in the Washington DC suburbs. As a child, she was always drawn to creating art. In grade school, one of her teachers assigned her a mural to draw instead of a written report. Throughout school, you could always find Mikell in the art […]

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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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About Our Art…Desiree Swanson

[ 0 ] January 11, 2016 |
About Our Art…Desiree Swanson

Desiree Swanson was raised in Minooka, IL where she still resides today. Involved in the arts from a very early age she could be found sketching or drawing at every opportunity available in her trusted medium of graphite. While attending college, Swanson embarked on her first painting course and a whole new world opened up; […]

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