Artist Lecture Series: "Emergence"

Emergence Artist Lecture Series

Emergence: The National Arts of Central Illinois
September 30, 2017 - January 14, 2018
International Feature Gallery

Emergence: The National Arts of Central Illinois is a collaboration between the Museum and nationally recognized artists to share ideas, build strong community relationships, and continue to develop the national identity of the arts in Central Illinois.

Join us for our Artist Lecture Series: Emergence, featuring artists from the new exhibition, Emergence: National Artists of Central Illinois.This series asks artists from the exhibition to share their knowledge and experiences about what it takes to be an artist. Come learn about these different artist's inspirations and what opportunities led them to where they are today.

To learn more about this exhibition - click here.

Artist Lecture Series: Emergence | Schedule:

Sun, Oct 15 | 2 pm
Series Kick-off Lecture, meet the co-curators of the exhibition!

  • Joe Richey: Co-Founder of the Prairie Center of the Arts
  • Michele Richey: Co-Founder of the Prairie Center of the Arts 
  • Andrea Ferrigno: Assistant Professor of Art at Knox College
  • Susan Czechowski: Associate Professor of Art at Western Illinois University 
  • John Miller: Associate Professor of Art, Glass at Illinois State University
  • Anita Tuccillo: Associate Professor of Art, Drawing at Illinois Central College

Sun, Oct 29 | 2 pm 

  • Margaret LeJeune: Associate Professor of Art, Photography at Bradley University
  • Lynette Lombard: Associate Professor of Art, Painting at Knox College

Tue, Nov 7 | 6:30 pm 

  • Ken Hoffman: Former Associate Professor of Art, Painting at Bradley University
  • Jennifer Costa: Associate Professor of Art and Chair at Illinois Central College

Sun, Nov 19 | 2 pm 

  • Fisher Stolz: Associate Professor of Art, Sculpture at Bradley University

Tue, Nov 28 | 6:30 pm 

  • John Tuccillo: Associate Professor of Art, Painting at Illinois Central College
  • Anita Tuccillo: Associate Professor of Art, Drawing at Illinois Central College

Tue, Dec 5 | 6:30 pm 

  • Michael Godsil: Associate Professor of Art, Photography at Knox College
  • Fred Jones: Former Associate Professor of Art at Western Illinois University

Sun, Dec 17 | 2 pm 

  • Andrea Ferrigno: Assistant Professor of Art at Knox College
  • Mark Holmes: Associate Professor of Art and Chair at Knox College

Sun, Jan 7 | 2 pm 

  • Jaci Willis: MFA in Sculpture from Bradley University
  • Doug and Eileen Leunig: Purpose Driven Art 

Free and open to the public.

For additional information, call 309.686.7000.