art & society - nov/dec 2018

by Jonathan Wright

Jonathon and Nikki Romain are on a mission to inspire and empower the community through the arts.

Thinking Big

Jan Wright, Publisher, art & society

We thank the artists and the dreamers who see beyond an empty building to find an opportunity to do good—who see not an empty wall, but a canvas for creative expression.

Makers of Dreams

by Beth Weimer

Peoria Players Theatre celebrates 100 years of sharing live theater with the community.

Furry Tales & Warm Hearts

by Mae Gilliland Wright
Illustrations by Donna Carr Roberts

Mr. Fuzzy Ears finds more than one furry friend… and teaches children an important lesson.

From Humble Beginnings

by Jonathan Wright

Jonathon Romain has overcome tremendous odds to achieve national renown as an artist.

Carving a New Dimension

by Cyndy McKone

With ice as his medium, Jeff Stahl has earned a worldwide reputation for his unique creations.

Collective Growth

Having recently celebrated its first anniversary, the Emerging Artists Collective continues to grow in numbers.

Love for the West Bluff

Peoria Public Art is a platform to connect local artists with public spaces available for creative transformation.

Moments Here and There

by Beth Weimer

Natalia Villanueva Linares is a maker of moments — physical and emblematic gestures both immense and minute.

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