Debra recaps her visit to the 2022 Crystal Lake Park Art Fair.
Katie Koca Polite of Krannert Art Museum attributed Stringfellow's combined use of collage and watercolor to his understanding that "the fullness and complexity of the African American experience could not be adequately captured in one medium."
Debra shares her thoughts on Beneath a Summer Sky: Watercolors by Carol Carter, on display at Parkland's Giertz Gallery through July 28.
For Katie Snyder of The Museum of the Grand Prairie, the Healing Hearts Community Collage project will show future museum staff and guests "what the people of Champaign County really experienced during the multiple pandemics of recent years.
Prism Studios presents Reclaim: Clarity in Community, an exhibition of "eclectic visual artworks in a variety of mediums."
Debra recaps the 2022 School of Art & Design BFA exhibition.
Sacred/Supernatural, which closes its run at Krannert Art Museum this weekend, explores mark making as a vehicle for mythological and religious meaning making.
Debra recaps some Instagram-worthy moments from Re-Fashioned 2022.
Debra talks with two of Re-Fashioned 2022's student designers.
Debra explores the work of the 2022 Art + Design MFA candidates, which is on display at Krannert Art Museum through April 23rd.
Smile Politely editors and writers share their Boneyard 2022 experiences in words and images.
Debra talks with Anna Gutsch of NORDEN Design, Pipapo, and now, this year's Boneyard Art Market (BÄM!).
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.