Springfield Art Association http://wuis.org en Local Professor Combines Art, Lincoln & Drones http://wuis.org/post/local-professor-combines-art-lincoln-drones <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This weekend two openings will take place on the campus of the Springfield Art Association. One will combine the artworks of University of Illinois Springfield faculty in an exhibit called,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Trigger: New Work by UIS Art Faculty.&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That will be in the new M.G. Nelson Family Gallery. The reception is on Friday,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">5:30-7:</span>30pm<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 18:39:26 +0000 Rachel Otwell 22242 at http://wuis.org Local Professor Combines Art, Lincoln & Drones New Media Art Exhibits On The SAA Campus http://wuis.org/post/new-media-art-exhibits-saa-campus <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/briancpatterson">Brian Charles Patterson</a> is an artist from Utah who creates unique video and audio compilations. His exhibit that addresses climate change is called, 'As Long As There Is No Tomorrow.' It will be at the at <a href="https://www.facebook.com/demoprojectspace">DEMO Project </a>(732 N. 4th St.) now through March 29th. The <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/258845667610861/">opening </a>is Friday night from 6 to 9 at the Springfield Art Association. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:05:29 +0000 Rachel Otwell 20365 at http://wuis.org New Media Art Exhibits On The SAA Campus Springfield Art Association Celebrates 100 Years By Planning Updates http://wuis.org/post/springfield-art-association-celebrates-100-years-planning-updates-0 <p>The <a href="http://www.springfieldart.org/">Springfield Art Association,</a> located in the Enos Park neighborhood, turns a century old this year, and is using the milestone to publicly outline plans for updates and renovations. <span style="line-height: 1.5;">The organization, which boasts an art gallery, learning and teaching center, and <a href="http://edwardsplace.org/">Edwards Place</a> - a historic home once visited by the </span>Lincolns,<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is marking its century anniversary this year. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 19:41:05 +0000 Rachel Otwell 9817 at http://wuis.org Springfield Art Association Celebrates 100 Years By Planning Updates "Hidden In Plain Sight" Art Exhibit http://wuis.org/post/hidden-plain-sight-art-exhibit-0 <p>Those everyday items that have a story to tell are the focus of a new<a href="http://www.springfieldart.org/"> Springfield Art Association</a> exhibit called "Hidden In Plain Sight: The Material World of Early Springfield."&nbsp; It will explore the art, architecture and decorative arts of antebellum Springfield.&nbsp;</p><p>It opens August 31 and runs through October 5.&nbsp; The public is invited to the opening and to visit the gallery at 700 North 4th Street during normal business hours.&nbsp;</p><p>A free lecture series each Thursday at 7 p.m. in September.</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 15:56:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 7591 at http://wuis.org "Hidden In Plain Sight" Art Exhibit 'Sacrosanct' Exhibit Explores Religious Roots With Art http://wuis.org/post/sacrosanct-exhibit-explores-religious-roots-art <p>'Sacrosanct: A Collaborative Soul Signature'&nbsp; features the art of <a href="http://amandagreive.com">Amanda Grieve</a> and <a href="http://www.thomwhalenart.com/">Thom Whalen</a>. The area artists say they usually show their work out of town - but they've come together to locally feature artwork based on their relationships with family and religion. Both were raised by artists and in the Catholic faith. Whalen and Grieve recently joined us in the studio to tell us more about their exhibit and their backgrounds:</p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 15:41:48 +0000 Rachel Otwell 6603 at http://wuis.org 'Sacrosanct' Exhibit Explores Religious Roots With Art Garden Project Pairs Local Sponsors & Students http://wuis.org/post/garden-project-pairs-local-sponsors-students <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">A local elementary school is teaching students about growing their own food with a hands-on project. Rachel Otwell recently visited the community garden across from McClernand Elementary School and spoke with instructors and students as they planted and tended to plots. She brings us this story:</span></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 21:17:50 +0000 Rachel Otwell 2732 at http://wuis.org Garden Project Pairs Local Sponsors & Students