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 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. 

 

 

 

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 Office Manager: Monica Lebron

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

 

Fine Art Fair Committee

Blanca Aranda

Judy Leitze

Misty Barnes

Robbie Ingle

David Cox

Churphena Reid Lockhart

John Heintzman

Jeff Heintzman

Mary PilonCathy Setterlund

Shannon Cox-Co-Chair

Kim Sanders-Co Chair

JoAnne Wayland

Lori Luthy

Brittany Moldenhauer

Nick Conrad

Dawn Cassulo

Mike Fazio

Laura Kelly 

Scott Carnahan

Executive Board Members

President

Bill King 

Vice President

Kathy Fuller

Treasurer

Greg Rashid 

Secretary

Lori Luthy

Past President

Richard W. Zuckerman

Governing Board Members

Misty Barnes

Carol Urish   

Cheryl Peacock

Gary Rafool

Vicki Carney

Churphena Reid Lockhart, MD

Jim Burwitz

Mike Fazio

Allison Walsh

Shannon Cox, advisory member