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The I.D.E.A. Store, Champaign’s premier creative-reuse marketplace, will take the concept of reinvention and reimagination to a whole new level with “Hatch,” a creative-reuse art festival set for March 1 through 3, 2013.
Registration is now open for Summer Art Experience 2012, the University of Illinois’ summer art enrichment program for children, a community art school taught by art education Ph.D. candidates in the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Registration ends the Friday before classes begin or until classes are filled, whichever is sooner.
Residents are invited to share in a touching local art demonstration that also supports individuals with severe and profound disabilities.
The Urbana Business Association (UBA) presents Boneyard Connect, an artist and venue social for the Boneyard Arts Festival, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 88 Broadway, in Lincoln Square, Urbana. Enjoy a complimentary buffet provided by Piato, and display tables will be available for artists to showcase their work.
Kenneth Hall, assistant professor in Painting and Drawing at the University of Northern Iowa, borrows recognizable figures within art history’s most famous paintings in some his works, on display at the Parkland Art Gallery through March 27.
Combining realism with decorative patterns and gestural forms, he gives new meaning to familiar imagery.
Vanessa Burgett, graphic designer for Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Champaign, will provide a free lecture for Parkland College’s MEET THE PROS series, on Wednesday, Jan. 25.
40North has announced a new and unique opportunity for local artists to share their art with the whole community.
Select among crafted ceramic cups and enjoy desserts, music, a silent auction and more at "Coffee and Tea, Cups and Dessert," a Parkland Art Gallery benefit scheduled for from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, in the gallery lounge.
The curator for Parkland Art Gallery's upcoming national ceramics
art show will present informal talks on Thursday, Dec. 1, in conjunction
with the exhibition.
Suze Lindsay will lecture about her own artwork at 1:15 p.m. in room S119 on
the Parkland College campus. The "State of the Art 2011-2012: National
Barry Abrams, technical director of the award-winning marketing/ad agency Surface 51, will provide a free lecture for Parkland College's MEET THE PROS series, on Wednesday, Nov. 16.