Winter 2015
Classes and Workshops
PCA Print Shop Orientation & Procedures
Introduction to Drypoint
Printing Letters of Love
The Drop Spine Box
Relief Printing with Color
Screen Printing with Stencils
The Sewn Board Book
Beginning Letterpress
Intro to Collagraph
Monoprinting and Stop Motion Animation
more information here

Welcome to our NEW A.I.R.'s:
Christina LaMaster, Photo Etching and Photography (local)
Chloe McEldowney, Intaglio Printmaking and Painting (Ohio)
Jeffrey Simpson, Relief Printmaking (Delavan)
Upcoming A.I.R. Events:
Come listen to Jasmin Garcia, PCA A.I.R. Fall 2014, talk about her work and artist practice.
Thursday, February 26th, 2015
Gallery One at Prairie Center
7:00 - 8:00pm



Wood Type Demonstration and Artist Talk by Isabella Myers
(3 Hour Workshop)
Instructor: Isabella Myers
Class meets on Saturday: (3/14)
1:00pm - 4:00pm

In this demonstration we will print an original broadside on our Vandercook Proofing Press. Attendees will observe the printing process from start to finish and each will receive a complimentary print from the edition. Isabella will talk about her work, her artist practice and her time at Prairie Center.


Current Exhibition in Prairie Center Galleries:


Prairie Center of the Arts
Artist in Residence Exhibition
February 6th - 27th, 2015
Artist Reception: Friday, February 6th 5:00-8:00pm
High School Exhibition
March 20th - April 1st, 2015
Reception: Wednesday, March 25th 6:00-8:00pm
Quest Academy Exhibition
St. Mark's Fine Art Event
Montessori Children's House of Peoria Exhibition

Bradley University
The 35th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition

Reception: March 7th
5-7pm – Heuser Art Center
5:30-7:30pm – Prairie Center of the Arts
6-8pm – Peoria Art Guild
6:30-8:30 Contemporary Art Center
Lecture: Beth Grabowski, 35th BI Juror
March 5th, 5:00pm – Horowitz Auditorium, Global Communications Center
The Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition is the second-longest running juried print and drawing competition in the country. Every two years it features the best contemporary graphic artwork from around the globe. All accepted artwork is featured on the exhibition website.
The 35th Bradley International features the work of 108 artists from across the globe. This years juror is Beth Grabowski, Professor and Assistant Department Chair at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Bradley University
Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition and
MFA Exhibition - Joe Richey 
May 1st - May 12th, 2015
Reception: May 1st, 6-8pm
Winter 2015
Gallery Hours:
Monday - Friday
10:00am -3:00pm 
or by appointment
(and reception times)

Free and Open to the public
please contact Dawn Gettler