Debra reached out to local visual artists to see how they and their work were faring during the COVID-19 crisis. Here's what she learned.
Debra recounts her studio visit with 3D artist Gregory Stallmeyer, whose work "Nexus" was chosen as the signature image for the now postponed 2020 Boneyard Arts Festival.
Apolonia spotlights artist, designer, and Champaign-Urbana Design Organization president Madelyn Witruk in preview of Misfit Valentine's Night Market.
Debra previews CU Pottery Club's upcoming exhibit "Clay & Fire," marking their 50th anniversary.
Apolonia visits Nifty Nook, Urbana's new local maker space.
Apolonia interviews Keenan Dailey, winner of this year's 40 North ACE Award for student artist.
In preview of Japan House's annual festival this Sunday, Debra chats with Matsuri artist Maxx Gogski.
Debra sits down with local illustrator Matt Wiley to talk about his exciting new web comic and what it takes to build an entire digital universe from scratch.
Debra visits wood cut illustrator Lydia Puddicombe to talk about process, life as a full-time artist, and, of course, ghosts.
Chantal visits Fresh Press, a Champaign-based papermaker who creates paper from harvest waste.
Debra chats with local woodcut print artist Erica Rae Stark about the work she'll be showing at International Galleries this Friday as a part of Urbana First Fridays.
The Arts Section strives to celebrate our community's rich and vibrant artistic scene, from theatre to local authors, film, performance art, and everything in between.