Studios at Sheridan


Mar 03 2023

Mar 3 – Apr 15 2023

Contemporary Art Center of Peoria’s Artist Member Group Exhibition at Studios on Sheridan, 929 N. Sheridan Rd., Peoria

Artists enrolled in the Contemporary Art Center’s Artist Membership program (CIAO) return to the Studios on Sheridan for a dynamic group exhibition featuring one work of art from each member covering the mediums of drawing, ceramics, fiber, sculpture, painting, printmaking, furniture and more. Most pieces are for sale, created in the last 3 years and not exhibited in a previous CIAO Artist Group Exhibit.

Contemporary Art Center of Peoria and Studios on Sheridan celebrates all participating artists with two evening viewing opportunities. March 3rd during 1st Friday 5-9:00pm, the public is welcome to view the art exhibit with award ribbons displayed. There will be no formal programming this evening. The public is also invited to the Closing Reception on Saturday, April 15, 6-8:00pm. There is no charge to attend the 1st Friday event or the closing reception.

Regular viewing hours: Wednesday-Saturday noon-5:00

Award Winners:

Best of Show / $250, Natalie Jackson, Feeling Butterflies, photography
1st Place / $150, Tanya Bayer, Joni, mixed media on paper
2nd Place / $100, Kent Broadbent, Sorrow, cold wax and oil on panel
3rd Place / $50, Janet Newton, Elie in the Woods, acrylic on canvas
Honorable Mention, Quingjun Huang, The Stuff of Live Streamers, photography

The judge for awards was Nana Ekow Maison, instructor of Art at Bradley University and curator of art at 1st United Methodist Church. Nana Ekow Maison was born in Ghana and studied there through his undergraduate education. He then came to the USA to complete a master’s degree at the Bradley University. In 2004, he completed his MA in Fine Art.

Questions: Contact William or Darlene at the Contemporary Art Center of Peoria via contact us or call or text 309-674-6822 during business hours, Tuesday-Saturday 11-5:00.