Inland Art: 22VA highlights therapeutic benefits from creativity art for veterans
Upon entering the 22 VA Art Exhibit last November in the Downtown Branch of the Peoria Public Library, I immediately felt connected to a wide range of creative works......
Inland Art: Marrying mediums, Qingjun Huang and Liu Yang creating happily ever after
Two talented photographers from China, husband and wife Qingjun Huang and Liu Yang, arrived in Peoria in March 2022. Finding Peoria a very livable city, they are building their artistic connections in the U.S. from here. This fall their work is featured at the Peoria Art Guild and the Contemporary Art Center......
Winding Thread is a mini view of how I work. This particular piece is end to end and then I place more pins to begin to join, twist and create the subtle patterns that form in the purely linear thread work. Once the thread is laid and pinned as close to the surface as possible, I apply a layer of diluted acrylic medium to adhere. Various applications occur depending on the density of the thread and the kind of surface I'm interested in working with.
Inland Art | Honorary greats: Area artists Boyd, Gregor, and Hoffman recognized for their life’s work
Three beloved teachers have been recently acknowledged in central Illinois. Two Illinois State University professors, Harold Boyd and Harold Gregor, in Bloomington-Normal; and in Peoria, Bradley’s Ken Hoffman......
Paint brush to John Cage
Paint brush to John Cage -- this is the process of embedding materials between two very thing pieces of Unryn or Kozo paper. saturated with acrylic medium the paper layers edge toward clarity and transparency.
Inland Art | Rapport to explore
If you have seen Janis Mars Wunderlich’s work, it is not simple to feel neutral about or easily forgotten.....
Disentangle -- inherent in thread work is the potential for chaos and confusion. My mom taught me to just keep pulling, keep it loose and don't attempt to figure it out -- just keep at it and voila something may just change from chaos to control.
Paper Sea -- There it is, there it is an invisible swirl of wind.
10' painting -- this is a thread painting that had layers of paint adhered both sides and also many layers of thread. No longer extant, this piece has been reconfigured into densely threaded smaller panels.
walking meditation - one foot after another, but don't get too wet.
"incoming" holds the color space of subtle interchange and the constancy of flow.
stairs -- one step at a time in one of the most beautiful places I've been. The Meher Baba spiritual Center in Myrtle Beach, SC.
ripples of light
"ripples of light" - everything happens and almost nothing.