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Studio Visit is a Q&A with a local artist. Here, James DeBoer, 64, of Danville. The retired family practice physician and artist recently chatted with The News-Gazette's Melissa Merli.
How old were you when you started making art?
At tonight's Installation Celebration in Champaign, friends of the Public Art League will toast the arrival of 10 news sculptures in 2014. A by-the-numbers look:
CHAMPAIGN — Here's an art exhibition everyone can relate to: "Fill Your Plate," for which local youths and artists were invited to contribute pieces related to our complex relationship with food.
It will open Friday evening at Figure One, the downtown Champaign project space of the University of Illinois School of Art + Design.
Studio Visit is a Q&A with a local artist. Here, a chat with Jeannie Vansickle of Champaign. The Realtor and certified grief coach recently chatted with The News-Gazette's Melissa Merli. Vansickle has used art making to work through her sorrow.
What do you do for a living?
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