America: Now and Here

“64 Arts” Exhibit in Monmouth
2:32 pm
Sun September 9, 2012

Eric Fischl on Art & Shared Experiences

Buchanan Center Director Susan Twomey and 64 Arts Juror Eric Fischl
Rich Egger

The juror for this year's “64 Arts” exhibit at the Buchanan Center for the Arts in Monmouth hopes the show inspires conversations.

“It's about sharing. So I think people will see either things they identify with or things that trigger memories for them of other places, other people, other events that give them feelings,” said Eric Fischl, who is an internationally known artist.

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64 Arts on Display
10:26 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

National Juried Exhibit at Buchanan Center for the Arts

A few of the pieces in the 64 Arts exhibit for 2012
Rich Egger

The annual 64 Arts national juried exhibit drew entries from across the nation -- and even a couple from other countries.

The exhibit includes 132 works by 78 artists. One of those artists is from Canada and another is from Italy.  Buchanan Center Director Susan Twomey said western Illinois is also represented.

“We have some people from Macomb. We have someone from Galesburg. We have three or four artists right from the Monmouth area who all got work accepted into the show,” Twomey said.

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