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Springer Cultural Center hosts “All in the Family” art exhibit

Springer Cultural Center hosts “All in the Family” art exhibit

By Sabrina Lee, Contributing writer

October 25, 2017

Art exhibits provide ways for artists to present their art, or their voice, to the world. The way that art is presented speaks volumes for the Widholm family, conveying a very clear message: Family. The Springer Cultural Center offers a venue for both local and regional artists to display their work...

First University adult coloring book, ‘Orange, Blue, and U,’ hits stores

First University adult coloring book, ‘Orange, Blue, and U,’ hits stores

By Emma Palatnik, Assistant features editor

September 5, 2017

The idea stemmed from a routine staff meeting. It was there that the University of Illinois Press decided to make “Orange, Blue, and U” the first ever University adult coloring book. It is 32 pages and contains images of landmarks such as the Illini Union, Alma Mater, the Main Quad and the Idea...

HERstory: Intertwining religion and spiritual feminism

By Becky Nguyen

March 16, 2015

Lining the walls in Murphy Gallery, Art @ the Y is presenting its newest exhibition, HERstory, at the University YMCA. The show is free and open to the public Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. HERstory, which is on view through April 10, seeks to engage ...

Former preschool art teacher produces series of children’s books on artists

Former preschool art teacher produces series of children’s books on artists

By Earn Saenmuk

June 16, 2014

When Judy Lee, a 28-year-old freelance graphic designer in Urbana, got a job offer to become a preschool art teacher, she didn’t know what to do. She was terrified — she wasn’t sure if she could actually work with children or not. She planned to reject the offer; however, all her friends encourage...