Flowers for Ukraine

Preston Jackson Gallery


Jun 30 2023

Jun 30 – Aug 11 2023

Saturday, July 15 Reception: 6:30-8:30 free admission, donation requested

To show our support for Ukraine and to raise donations, Central Illinois artists share art depicting sunflowers, expressing sympathy and support for the plight of Ukrainians and artwork that illustrates opposition to the oppression of individual autonomy and totalitarian regimes using war as a means to solve conflict between nations.

Patrons are invited to purchase them and/or to donate directly to various organizations serving in Ukraine. Donations can also be given to CAC to be passed on. Contemporary Art Center will donate 20% of sales any donations to Blue Yellow USA Gifts are US tax deductible.

The reception features live music by Strat & Strand, complimentary snacks and drinks, and a flower sculpture by Kira Santiago that can only be seen at the reception.

To show appreciation for Ukrainian culture, we will sell flower crowns by Kira Santiago for $38 each to wear during the event. Flower crowns must be ordered prior to the event. The deadline to order: midnight, July 9. Order your flower crowns at