Fall 2022

Making Our History: Artists Render Lincoln's Legacies

Over the past year, twenty Illinois artists have been in a virtual residency with the UIS Center for Lincoln Studies to create twenty original artworks on Lincoln’s legacies under the guidance of Profs. Graham Peck and Brytton Bjorngaard. Participating artists are William Blake, Julie Cowan, Keenan Dailey, David Hinds, Daniel Houk, Larsen Husby, Jordan Fein, Lori Fuller, Industry of the Ordinary (Adam Brooks & Mathew Wilson), Lindsay Johnson, Kelly Kristin Jones, Judith Joseph, Judith Mayer, Alexander Martin, Mark Nelson, Nathan Peck, Don Pollack, Krista Shelton, Corey Smith, and Billie Theide.

August 11 - September 18, 2022

The art will be exhibited at UIS Visual Arts Gallery, the Springfield Art Association, and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library with a reception at all three locations with staggered times.

Reception: Thursday, August 11, 2022

Mauricio Ramirez

September 22 - October 20, 2022

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Hale Ekinci

October 24 - November 17, 2022

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November 28 - December 1, 2022

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