CALL FOR ENTRYGallery On The Main is accepting submissions for our First Annual Italian Fest Art show, "Italianate"."Italianate" is a mixed media show open to works inspired and depicting Italian…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Shirley J. Crowell Feb 5, 2012.
As an artist, Collinsville resident Armando Heredia can go to some dark places. His art often shows depictions of despair on media that can be bullet-riddled or full of shattered glass. And a recent performance-art piece addressed imprisonment and oppression.
But Heredia said he uses that darkness to find hope.
"I shine a light into a dark world and let people at least see the shadows — even if they don't see the light," Heredia said from his home-based studio last week. "And…Continue
Posted on December 9, 2011 at 10:33am
I participated in a simulated abduction to raise awareness for human trafficking. Here's my response from the event:
It wasn't the six hours, it was the last thirty minutes.
Maybe I could point to the strong chemical odor in the particular area of the basement I was in. It did give me a headache, but it wouldn't be completely true. It was the mental picture I had when I lay down on the cot I borrowed for the event.
In my mind this wasn't a pass/fail…
Posted on November 12, 2011 at 1:46pm
Posted on October 12, 2011 at 9:52am
My family is moving to a downtown apartment in Collinsville. Smaller space and not as much room for my art. Some will go to gallery, others to a coffee shop in downtown Edwardsville. I will be discounting the
work for the next week to try to generate some income to underwrite the
move. All of these works are currently available for sale. Please call 618.971.0935 to order. The art will be discounted until 11/01/10.…
Posted on October 25, 2010 at 9:30am