EAC to Showcase Six Textile Artists

New artwork developed through collaboration on display at the Edwardsville Arts Center (EAC). Sarah Gillespie represented at EAC along with 5 textile artists connected by art education experiences.  Exhibit is from September 11 - October 16, 2015.  Visit with the artists during the Gallery talk on Sunday, October 4th from 3 to 5 pm.  

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February is the Month for Art

February is the month for art, or so it seems for art enthusiasts who follow the works of Sarah Gillespie. Gillespie's artwork will be displayed concurrently at four galleries and in two states during February.

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Gillespie Recognized for Excellence in Art

Sarah Gillespie, resident of Newton, who is an Effingham Art Guild member and art instructor at Olney Central College, is being recognized as a skilled and versatile professional artist. Presently her artworks are featured in a number of juried art exhibitions in three states.

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Gillespie Visits Elementary Art Classes

"Creating art requires detaching oneself from any preconceived notion about what something looks like," commented Sarah Gillespie during a presentation for fifth and sixth graders. Gillespie, a graduate student in the MFA program at SIUE, spoke to students in her hometown of Newton on January 18th, at the request of Karan Buettemeyer, art teacher at Jasper County Elementary School.

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Awards of Excellence Jacoby Arts Center

ALTON, IL – December 26, 2012 – Jacoby Arts Center will host its Awards of Excellence exhibition in its Main Gallery from January 11 through February 23. The show will open with a public reception on Friday, January 11 from 5 to 8 p.m.

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