Jimena visited the studio of Charles Wisseman, this year's Boneyard Arts Festival featured artist. He spent 23 years as a pathologist and now he likes "to make things".
This week, Jimena visited the studio of Chris Smith, who hails from Chicago, and his work is about in how we render things obsolete and how the obsolete resurfaces.
This week, Jimena invites you to see some of Jason Patterson's work. Through the utilization of soft pastel, Patterson re-creates significant images of African American history and the visual media of which the original image was created.
Welcome back to WorkSpace, this week, Jimena introduces us the work of Cory Imig, she is making large installations that exist in a place between sculpture, painting and textiles. She is an MFA candidate at the University of Illinois.
Takin' it to the streets. Jimena checks out Neurotik and his street art WorkSpaces.
This week Jimena introduces you to a townie who's created a really awesome mural in Downtown Urbana.
8-bit video games, tattoos, 12 foot ceilings and an installment at Krannert Art Museum. It's all inside on this week's Workspace.
Jimena gives us an inside look at Jorge Lucero: a Mexican-American artist, born and raised in Chicago currently living in Urbana and serving on the Art Education faculty in the School of Art and Design at the U of I.
Jimena gives us an inside look at what it means to be inspired by aerial views of life.
Jimena gives us an inside look at MFA studios in Champaign with artist Eli Craven who currently works with Photography, Sculpture and Collage.
In the first of a new series, Jimena gives us an inside look into local, large-scale painter and U of I associate professor's studio.
The Arts Section strives to celebrate our community's rich and vibrant artistic scene, from theatre to local authors, film, performance art, and everything in between.