Upcoming Exhibitions
17th Annual CAC Peoria Area Juried High School Art Exhibition

17th Annual CAC Peoria Area Juried High School Art Exhibition

Apr 19 – Apr 27 2024

The Contemporary Art Center is proud to show off the outstanding work of our area high school students. Students may enter up to two pieces. All area high schools are invited to participate. read more

Alice Y Traore: Of Roots and Wings

Alice Y Traore: Of Roots and Wings

Apr 28 – Jun 21 2024

An exploration of grounding and aspiration is depicted in this body of work by Alice Y Traore. Religion, gender, race–the learning and unlearning of identity are themes that flow through these watercolor paintings and emerge to tell this artist’s tale. read more

Carol Quell and Joel Ryser

Carol Quell and Joel Ryser

May 3 – Jun 21 2024

A fixture in the Peoria art scene for many years, Carol Quell is a former educator who creates ethereal, abstract landscapes that pair well with the colorful glass works of Joel Ryser, executive director of Hot Glass, Inc. of Davenport, Iowa. read more

Katrina Morrison: Relief Prints

Katrina Morrison: Relief Prints

May 3 - 24 2024

To correspond with her relief printmaking workshop on May 25, Katrina displays her work in the classroom. read more