Tag: McLean County Art Center

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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Mandy Roeing Fine Art

[ 0 ] January 4, 2019 |
Mandy Roeing Fine Art

Mandy Roeing resides in Downs, Illinois with her husband and their two daughters. Mandy began her art career in 2001, when her love of animals and passion for painting merged through commissioned pet portraits. She enjoys capturing the individual personality and spirit of animals in a piece that connects a person to the bond they […]

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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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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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