There's a new-ish art project called shiver magazine, which is currently in the early stages of development by some local artists.
Info from their website about the scope of the project:
life is raw.
art should be, too.
shiver mag is a collaborative effort of artists and poets and those who feel their way through life
They're curating an free art show at the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center on Friday, November 17th from 6-9 p.m. Check out the information from the Facebook event (linked above) for the details:
Shiver mag is a collaborative effort of artists and poets. We're having our first art show at the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center on Friday, Nov 17. Come see and purchase great local art, talk to us about our upcoming launch, or just hang out! All proceeds go towards printing our fall/winter magazine which will be available soon! **There will also be drinks and snacks**