Peoria Art Guild

 
 

About

 
 

Founded in 1878, the Peoria Art Guild presents a diverse array of fine and contemporary art. We strive to inspire and educate all levels of art enthusiasts through the Fine Art Fair, exhibitions, outreach and collaborative art initiatives.

 

 

 
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Our Mission

For over 135 years, the Peoria Art Guild has been dedicated to “bringing art to the community and the community to art”. As a visual arts leader, we take pride in our organization's efforts to educate young artists, showcase art diversity, exhibit multidisciplinary contemporary art and promote art throughout our community.

In 2019, we will celebrate our 57th Anniversary of hosting the Peoria Fine Art Fair. The Peoria Fine Art Fair is one of the largest visual arts events in Central Illinois. Our juried Art Fair features 130 local, national and international artists from all across the United States and numerous countries around the world.

 

 

 

Our Successes

For over 135 years, the Peoria Art Guild has been dedicated to “bringing art to the community and the community to art”.  As a visual arts leader, we take pride in our organization's efforts to educate young artists, showcase art diversity, exhibit multidisciplinary contemporary art and promote art throughout our community.

In 2018, we will celebrate our 56th Anniversary of hosting the Peoria Fine Art Fair. The Peoria Fine Art Fair is one of the largest visual arts events in Central Illinois. Our juried Art Fair features 130 local, national and international artists from all across the United States and numerous countries around the world. 

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Our Team

We have big shoes to fill as we lead our community with innovative presentation of contemporary art. We are up for the challenge!


Peoria Art Guild Director: Shannon Cox - director@peoriaartguild.org

Peoria Art Guild Office Manager: Monica Lebron - info@peoriaartguild.org

Peoria Art Guild Fine Art Fair Directors : Shannon Cox and Kim Sanders


 

 

Executive Board Members

President

Bill King 

Vice President

Jim Burwitz

Treasurer

Greg Rashid 

Secretary

Lori Luthy

Past President

Kathy Fuller

Governing Board Members

Misty Barnes

Rich Zuckerman

Carol Urish   

Cheryl Peacock

Gary Rafool

Vicki Carney

Churphena Reid Lockhart, MD

Tracy Hillyer

Lelonie Luft

Mike Fazio

Allison Walsh

Kathy Smith

Shannon Cox, advisory member

 

Fine Art Fair Committee

Blanca Aranda

Judy Leitze

Merrell Hickey

Kay Webber

Theresa Delano

Monica Lebron

Jessica Litterst

Melanie Meismer

Dominique Fons

Steph Van Doren

Maureen Naughten

Joellen Nieman

SJ Boyd

Amina Malik

Misty Barnes

Robbie Ingle

David Cox

Churphena Reid Lockhart

John Heintzman

Jeff Heintzman

Mary Pilon

Natasha Greene

Logan Nickerson

Sarah Mooberry

JoAnne Wayland

Lori Luthy

Brittany Moldenhauer

Nick Conrad

Dawn Cassulo

Mike Fazio

Laura Kelly 

Shannon Cox-Co-Chair

Kim Sanders-Co Chair