Closing Reception for Hot CIAO VIII

11/13/21 06:00PM - 08:00PM

Closing Reception
November 13, 2021, 6-8:00pm

Contemporary Art Center of Peoria’s Artist Member Group Exhibition 
of 38 artists
at Studios at Sheridan
929 N. Sheridan Rd., Peoria

At the conclusion of the event, artists may retrieve their work at Studios on Sheridan or the following week of November 16-20 at Contemporary Art Center. Retrieval times at CAC: Tuesday, Thursday: 11-6:30, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 11-5:00

The artists enrolled in the Contemporary Art Center’s Artist Membership program (CIAO) returned 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 and many more. All artist members are encouraged to participate. All pieces will be for sale, created in the last 3 years and not exhibited in a CIAO Artist Group Exhibit before. 

Best of Show: Chris Kukla
"Primitive Fired Pottery"
15”x 8”x 8”

1st Place: Nichole Gronvold Roller
acrylic and ink on shaped panels
31”x 31”

2nd Place: Aareon Boyd
Eternal AB Forever Button Up
scrap fabric, thread
38"x 24"

3rd Place: Sandra Butler
Untitled, acrylic on canvas
36”x 18”

Honorable Mention: 
Duffy Armstrong Farrell
Hal's Demise SOS Series
mixed media drawing
16” x 16”

Judge for Awards: 
Jessica Bingham, curator at ISU

The awards were announced at the opening reception on Saturday, October 2, 6-8:00pm. 

Viewing hours are Wednesday through Saturday, noon-5:00pm through the duration of the exhibit and during 1st Fridays 5-8:00pm. 

The public is invited to visit and attend this event. 

There is no charge for admission to view the exhibit during the month. All covid protocols will be in place and masks must be worn at all times while visiting the building. The Contemporary Art Center will handle sales of art. Staff can be phoned / texted at 309.674.6822 to facilitate sales or for other information.

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Location: Peoria River Front Association