Hidden Treasures http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria's Hidden Treasures - November 11, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peorias-hidden-treasures-november-11-2013 <p>We look at the last set of art galleries participating in the Citywide Celebration of Women Artists. The Liz Pearce Gallery in Dunlap features the work of five artists, exploring small, intimate spaces. Four Morton artists have works on display at the Jefferson Street Gallery. Finally, two events held in conjunction with the celebrations examine the business of art, and a panel of women artists talking about their experiences.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 19:47:49 +0000 Nathan Irwin 14740 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria's Hidden Treasures - November 11, 2013 Peoria's Hidden Treasures - November 4, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peorias-hidden-treasures-november-4-2013 <p>The Citywide Celebration of Women Artists continues with exhibits around the region. The Peoria Heights Library is exhibiting the work of 24 members of the Illinois Art League, including early members Jo Ann Bell and Pat Dale. The Picture This Gallery displays photos by owner Cheryl Dean and paper artist Susan Plott. Nearby, the Exhibit A Gallery features a number of works by women artists in the manner of an artist whose work has influenced them.</p><p></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 20:09:10 +0000 Nathan Irwin 14409 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria's Hidden Treasues - October 28, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peorias-hidden-treasues-october-28-2013 <p>In conjunction with the Citywide Celebration of Women Artists, Bradley University’s Heuser Gallery is showing paintings by Chicago artist Eleanor Coen. Bradley’s Hartmann Center exhibits works from Bradley’s collection. Nearby are the Studios on Sheridan, with pieces by six women artists. And further north on Sheridan Road, Gallery Romain shows work by Sapphire and Crystals, a collective of African-American women artists in Chicago.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Nathan Irwin 13969 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria's Hidden Treasures - October 21, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peorias-hidden-treasures-october-21-2013 <p>As part of the Citywide Celebration of Women Artists, the Peoria Public Library is displaying the Balance Crazy Quilt and other works on loan from the Peoria Historical Society. The Peoria Women’s Club is furnished with multiple artifacts and works of art, including several paintings by sisters Nona and Emily White. And the Peoria Riverfront Museum is showing eight newly-acquired works by women artists.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 18:55:22 +0000 Nathan Irwin 13714 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria's Hidden Treasures - October 7, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peorias-hidden-treasures-october-7-2013 <p>Today, we’re looking at works on display in downtown Peoria, all participating in the city’s Celebration of Women Artists. The Contemporary Art Center features works by Chicago artist Christie Rojek and members of the Prairie Fiber Arts Guild. Around the corner, the Peoria Art Guild displays a sculpture by Ashley Morgan, and photographs by Barb Hoffman.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Nathan Irwin 13503 at http://peoriapublicradio.org