Tag Archives: collage

Summer Exhibitions Now Open!

June 8 – August 3, 2017

The Wax Collective: Contemporary Artists Creating with Wax
 A group of artists who use wax as a key element to create unique, layered effects in engaging encaustic paintings

Julie Snidle’s “The Golden Hour” of the Wax Collective

Deborah Douglas: Alternative Facts (1965 – 2017)
Mixed media works of various imagery that address issues of gender, feminism, and empowerment

Deborah Doulgas’ “1980”



Peg Fetter: Minimal Frivolities
A juxtaposition of materials in fine art jewelry distilled to the bare necessities

Peg Fetter’s “Ridge Ring”


2017 SWIC Student Show Opens Thursday

April 27 – May 11, 2017

Our annual exhibition of featured work by Southwestern Illinois College art students

Opening Reception: April 27, 6-8 p.m.; award ceremony 7 p.m. Exhibition open through May 11th.

Nicole Marianovich’s “Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, See No Evil” (detail)

Sun Smith-Foret, Carol Stewart, & M.A. Papanek-Miller Exhibitions Now Open

Sun Smith-Foret – Art About Film: New Work

Jan. 17 – Feb. 28, 2013

Influenced by a variety of artistic mediums and practices, Sun Smith-Foret joins film and quilting techniques to focus on the relationships between cinema and its universal themes.

Includes collaborators Erica Popp & Dawn Ottensmeier.

Shown: Sun Smith-Foret’s Spike Lee Joints I, (detail)



Carol Stewart – Light Abstracted

Jan. 17 – Feb. 28, 2013

Characterized by a sophisticated play of color and brushwork, Carol Stewart’s still life and tablescape paintings provide the viewer with a feeling of light.

Shown: Carol Stewart’s Quince, Persimmon, & Shallots (detail)


M.A. Papanek-Miller – … go forward till you come to a castle

Jan. 17 – Feb. 28, 2013

M.A. Papanek-Miller’s whimsical collages incorporate toys, animals, and other “cultural souvenirs” that allow the viewer to participate in conceptual and intellectual discourse.

Shown: M.A. Papanek-Miller’s Looking for Alice: taking (the) water(s) (detail)