Illinois Art Station Separates From Illinois State University, Plans Permanent Home | Local education

NORMAL – Illinois Art Station’s new director sees “even more exciting things to come” as the group moves from Illinois State University to an independent organization and develops a permanent location for their work. Since its inception in 2018, the Illinois Art Station has provided artistic experiences to nearly 3,000 young people and their families […]

ISU Developmental Psychology Students Work With Illinois Art Station – News

The Illinois Art Station at Illinois State University is an educational resource committed to fostering creative thought and expression in the visual arts. A collaboration between the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Fine Arts, the Illinois Art Station seeks to develop learning and critical thinking skills, communicate emotion, and inspire artistic […]

Itsy Studio at Illinois Art Station Receives Grant to Enable Early Childhood Art Education Program – News

The Illinois Art Station at Illinois State University announced a $45,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to benefit Redbirds Rising: The Campaign for the State of Illinois who funds the Illinois Art Station’s Itsy Studio: in the community program. The grant money, which is part of PNC’s Grow Up Great®, will be distributed to the […]

‘Unique power:’ ISU Art Station shows young people what is possible | local education

BLOOMINGTON – When you visit an after-school art class with kids in kindergarten through fifth grade, you expect a bit of chaos, questions, curiosity and chatter – not much thought and deep introspection. But sometimes the most discerning philosophers wear barrettes of pink and white ribbon in their hair. As 9-year-old Micheri Seiller worked on […]

Illinois Art Station: New Program Inspires Children Through Art – News

It was a word. But that was enough. The setting was on a Friday morning last fall in Milestones Early Learning Center in Bloomington. The place of autism (TAP) ran its half-day program for preschoolers and hosted two Illinois Art Station (IAS) educators through a collaboration between the two Illinois State University affiliates. One of […]

Arts Market | MICA

Art Market ENABLES students and the MICA community to create and sell art while gaining professional experience. Art Market PROVIDES a stage to showcase and support fellowships and entrepreneurs. Art Market CREATES a thriving Baltimore arts community. Due to MICA’s Mode of Operation 4 On-Campus Visitor Policy, there will be no MICA Art Market 2021. […]

Artistic careers for artists who want to go beyond the studio

Photo: Rachael Gorjestani When you’ve attended art school or even decided to pursue a career in the arts, it’s easy to get locked into just one type of job. But earning a living as a painter, sculptor or installation artist through the traditional gallery system is not the right choice for everyone. Fortunately, as a […]

Art Studio helps adults with disabilities turn their passion into a career: NPR Ed: NPR

Jamila Rahimi works at Art Enables on a Monday afternoon. Rahimi, who has worked at the studio since 2006, creates the structure of his drawings with a permanent marker before adding color. Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption toggle caption Becky Harlan/NPR Jamila Rahimi works at Art Enables on a Monday afternoon. Rahimi, who has worked at […]

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