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Traditional Art in Non-Traditional Places

Macomb, IL – Traditionally, paintings and sculpture have been displayed only in art galleries and museums. But now, opportunities to see art are becoming as common as that morning cup of coffee. In fact, art exhibits can be seen in coffeehouses, bed & breakfast inns, and other small businesses throughout the region. These non-traditional art venues provide greater artistic exposure and provide a new opportunity for artists to sell their work. Reporter Abraxas Thomas talked to artists and some of the small business owners who regularly display their work in exhibits. You can hear her feature by clicking on the audio button above.