Female Identified Artists Part 5

We are continuing our celebration of Women Artists, we are highlighting these artists for the month of November into December. We have highlighted events experienced with a few of the artists and now a compiled list of each artist, genre and website.

Jaci Willis instructor at Bradley University and metal sculptor. Have you ever been on the Peoria Sculpture Walk? If so, you have seen Jaci’s magnificent metal sculpture work.

Natasha Greene and the art of music. Check out Peoria Drum Circle, Grand Prairie Music Studio, Bradley Community Chorus and Uke Jam Peoria.

Cathy Engberg of Cathy Engberg Fine Art is a painter. She creates marvelous works with her brush strokes.

Angie Walker is a graphic artist and supports local artists. She and her husband own and manage Urban Artifacts. Check out Studios on Sheridan.

Jessica Peterson is a multimedia artist and illustrator. Find her work via Art Pop, at Ronald McDonald’s Children’s Home and Jessica Peterson Art.

Patricia Whalen Keck artist, sculptor. She creates whimsical, beautiful and realistic sculptures. Learn from what she creates and enjoy the journey.

Hollye Green-Cox is an author/writer and Author and Poet.

Janet Keturi artist of J Keturi Art is a multimedia artist with masterful skill.

Amy Villanueva is a painter. She paints both rocks and canvas. Amy has a great sense of humor and creates whimsical pieces.

Nicki Freeman Griner is a multimedia artist. She creates dolls, paintings, cards and more.

Ana Fleming artist, painter. Ana creates dynamic works of art. View her worked at anavfleming.com.

JoAnn Wheeler owner of Coastal Magpie. JoAnn is a sculptor, painter and creator of fantastic works of art. View her work and learn more about her at joann-wheeler.artistwebsites.com and coastalmagpie.com.

We hope you have enjoyed our recognition of Female Identified Artists.

Until next time, keep creating and working towards your dreams.

Sincerely,

The Mileurs

Female Identified Artists Part 4

We are continuing our celebration of Women Artists, we are highlighting these artists for the month of November into December. We have highlighted events experienced with a few of the artists and now a compiled list of each artist, genre and website.

Mae Gilliland Wright is the Director of Marketing and Communications at the Peoria Symphony Orchestra. She fulfills this role fantastically and is an eloquent writer. Mae has introduced talent to the community that we may not have experienced without her gift.

Leslie Pugh Schenkel of Twisted Chicken creates marvelous beads and jewelry. She also knits! Check out Leslie’s work at Twisted Chicken Beads on Facebook.

Eileen Leunig artist, support for the arts and artists and more. Eileen is aphotographic artists that works collaboratively with her husband Doug. Their collaborative work is amazing! Check out Big Picture Peoria, Purpose Driven Art and Backyardian.

Erin Duvall Dykstra is a painter extraordinaire. She paints glass and scarves plus more. Erin was previously located at Studios on Sheridan and now works independently from her home.

Brandie Fislar is an artist glass blower at J Draper Glass. Her work is outstanding. Check them out at J Draper Glass, take a class, meet the artists, shop their gift shop.

Kelly Rowden painter extraordinaire. She creates from the heart and the beauty is astounding.

Jeremie Draper of J Draper Glass is a fantastic artist glass blower. She is living her passion and shares this passion through classes, exhibits and gift shop. J Draper Glass is located at Studios on Sheridan.

Debbie Tucker Gaught practices the art of bringing the community together to help Veterans. She is the Co-Founder of Illinois Valley Fuller Center for Housing. Sign up to receive emails for opportunities to volunteer in your community and help others.

Erin Buczynski is the Director of Galleries at Bradley University. She organizes exhibits and brings art to a new level. Visit the galleries and see what Erin and Bradley University have to share with you!

Ashley Kennedy of La Vie Cosplay is a costume designer. Her talents are both inspiring and endless. She travels the world and is at the top of the Cosplay List for costume design.

Rebecca Draland Doyle is a visual artist at StudioDoyle.com. She creates incredible artwork and is a sweet soul. Check out her work at StudioDoyle.com.

Until next time, keep creating and working towards your dreams.

Sincerely,

The Mileurs

Female Identified Artists Part 3

We are continuing our celebration of Women Artists, we are highlighting these artists for the month of November into December. We have highlighted events experienced with a few of the artists and now a compiled list of each artist, genre and website.

Jodi Pshebelski multi-media artist. Jodi creates are in miniature and in large format. Her drawings are fantastic as his her personality. Look for her on Facebook.

Julie Dodge is a photographer and her studio is located at Studios on Sheridan. She captures unique shots of nature and structure. View her work, her passion in capturing the ordinary and making it extraordinary, today at https://juliedodgephotography.squarespace.com/.

Debra Johnston is a multi-media artist from Peoria, Illinois. She is a fantastic sculptor and a joy to learn and create side-by-side with her.

Michelle Gulatto artist and artist event organizer of Peoria, Illinois. Michelle does a lot for local artists including establishing, organizing and setting up events. She is also a very talented painter.

Jaci Musec artist of Captured and Reclaimed located at North Art Studios is a joy. Her creations go from paintings to cards to wearable art and more. She has an excellent line of jewelry also. Find her on Facebook at Art by Jaci Musec.

Shannon Cox, Director of the Peoria Art Guild. IN the past year, Shannon has worked miracles, opened doors which have led to more artist opportunities and is continuing to build the Peoria Art Guild. Thank you Shannon for all your work and support of the arts and community! http://www.peoriaartguild.org

Merrill Hickey is a bead artist and creative mind. Her work is outstanding and fantastic! She creates depth, fun, “steampunk” and innovation works with beads. Find her on Facebook.

Judith-Koren Shanahan is Atelier 5835. Her work is surreal, has depth and evokes thought. Judith is a remarkable artist and individual. View her artwork at judithkorenshanahan.com.

Cari Lepper is a unique artist in Peoria, Illinois. Her encaustic work is colorful, vibrant and lovely. Her technique is fabulous and her panels and small pieces bring life to a room.

Kristan McKinsey manages the Illinois Women Artists Project. Kristan supports the arts, empowers female artists and shares her vast knowledge. She is an impressive speaker and dedicated to her passion of the arts. Find Illinois Women Artists Project on Facebook.

Sally Zell is a mulimedia artist, stylist and owner at Sally Zell Services. Sally has incredible artistic talent in sculpting and painting with detail and emotion. She offers a guest artist spot at her salon each month. Find her on Facebook.

Lizz Austin Barnes of Gottagettadeal/Ear in the Envelope is a spectacular silversmith, jeweler and art therapy instructor. Her designs are both dynamic and unique. Check out her work at Gottagettadeal/ Ear in the Envelope on Facebook.

Until next time, keep creating and working towards your dreams.

Sincerely,

The Mileurs

Female Identified Artists Part 2

We are continuing our celebration of Women Artists, we are highlighting these artists for the month of November into December. We have highlighted events experienced with a few of the artists and now a compiled list of each artist, genre and website.

Kagan Masters is an artist, painter and creative mind located at the Contemporary Art Center. Kagan’s work is created with coffee, don’t worry it is instant decaf. Her creativity is brilliant. Check out her work at http://www.kaganmasters.com.

Cyndi Merrill of Glazed and Confused Pottery is a master of pottery. She creates unbelievable ceramics, teaches classes and offers consignment space to artists. View Cyndi’s work at cyndimerrill.com.

Kaye Berry is a multi-media artist at Vintage Creations and psychic consultant. She creates beautiful paintings and wearable art. Check her out on Facebook.

Natalie Jackson O’Neal photographer extraordinaire. Her work can be viewed in person at Contemporary Art Center in the Side View Gallery and several other locations. She is a gifted photographer and captures the movements n history, empowers those around her and shares her gift of sight. View her incredible work at http://www.nataliejacksononeal.com.

Julie K.W. Harkless artist that creates paintings, drawings and brings nature in to you.

Barbie Perry a multi-media artist, photography and printmaking. Her creations are from the heart and raise thought and awareness. She is a part of the Illinois Art League and provides artists opportunities. Look for her on Facebook.

Tracey McAllister, your webgirl, is a website designer and multi-media artist. She is a gypsy at heart, travelling from coast to coast to create. Look for her on Facebook.

Robin Albright is a multi-media artist and manages Zinger Zanger Visual Coaching. She is a joy to be around and creates whimsical artwork. Find her at Zinger Zanger Visual Coaching on Facebook.

Chris Heine is an artist, painter, figurative drawing and manages Ideas + Logic. Chris is a fantastic artist and friend. She creates masterful paintings and helps to empower business owners with her ideas and logic. Find her today at http://www.ideaspluslogic.com.

Laura Burdess creates beautiful wearable art from items found in nature, fiber and more. She has a collection of costumes that is unreal. Her energy and creative nature abound. Look for her today on Facebook.

Connie Andrews is an artist, sculptor, painter, teacher, creator located at Studios on Sheridan. Her skill set is remarkable, visit her on First Fridays, take a class or both. Find her on Facebook.

Billie Howd multi media artist at Studios on Sheridan. She creates abstract pieces that will take your breath away and cause you to pause to absorb her work. Billie is very talented and you can find her work on Facebook at Billie Howd Art.

Jeri Shull, Miter Maid and artist. jeri creates custom panels for artists, easels, sculpture stands and more. She is always smiling and thinking of new creations. Find her work at Miter Maid on Facebook.