Tag: McLean County Art Center

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…

[ 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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About Our Art…

[ 0 ] July 3, 2014 |
About Our Art…

by Cynthia Kukla, Watercolor Paintings: It is always a great pleasure to exhibit my watercolors.  I have exhibited them on four continents and from coast to coast here in the States.  The farthest my paintings have been on exhibition is Kharkov, Ukraine and Hue, Viet Nam.  The farthest I have painted on location is Taiwan […]

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About Our Art…Jeffrey Bess

[ 0 ] May 6, 2014 |
About Our Art…Jeffrey Bess

by Jeffrey Bess Graphic designer – Fine Artist Born in Macomb, Illinois and raised in Bloomington, Illinois. After high school, he studied fine art at Miami Dade Community College and returned to Illinois State University to major in fine art. I moved back to Miami Florida and worked as a graphic designer for 25 years. Jeffrey returned […]

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About Our Art…by Carol Boerckel

[ 0 ] March 4, 2014 |
About Our Art…by Carol Boerckel

At the heart of my work is a desire to explore truth, beauty, and goodness. My concepts originate from playful use of transparent colors worked wet on wet with bold color on big paper. During the past several years, my art has reflected many of the places I have lived or visited—Alaska, Israel, Bolivia, Jamaica, […]

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About Our Art…Jeffrey S. Hamilton

[ 0 ] January 14, 2014 |
About Our Art…Jeffrey S. Hamilton

Jeffrey S. Hamilton – Photographic Art Jeffrey is a free-lance photographer/artist specializing in Florida wildlife and abstract contemporary art.  He is a lifelong resident of Illinois.  He grew up in the 1950’s in a small town in Southern Illinois.  In later years, he resided in Springfield and Bloomington. The effects of his digital images are […]

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About Our Art…By Scott Fullmer

[ 0 ] November 6, 2013 |
About Our Art…By Scott Fullmer

Scott Fullmer – (b. 1963) American, Classically inspired imagery, bold brushstrokes and rich, lush surfaces are the trademarks of his earthy and emotional pieces. Tranquil imagery is brought to life by the artist’s painterly and aggressive technique. He is quickly establishing himself as a presence in the resurgence of classical painting, creating dramatic canvases that […]

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