Winter Classes are HERE!

Letterpress Basics (2 sections)
Sewn book binding and Decorative Hard Covers
Tunnel Book
Exploring Pop-Ups
Silkscreen 1
Silkscreen 2
Relief Printmaking

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Any class or workshop can be scheduled by a group or by an individual interested in learning more about book arts, letterpress, or printmaking.
Upcoming A.I.R. & Gallery Events:

image of Josh Cox's studio at Prairie Center

Main Gallery
Artist in Residence Exhibition
(Participants are current Artists in Residence at Prairie Center of the Arts)

...and all the phenomena contained within.
Josh Cox
February 5th - 29th 2016

Gallery Two
you just have to show up
(select works by artist working at Prairie Center of the Arts)
February 5th - April 15th...

Joshua Cox
Susan Czechowski
Rebecca Draland-Doyle
Dawn Gettler
Chrissy LaMaster
Chloe McEldowney
Sarah Nesbit
Joe Richey
Mark Richey
Joan Smit

Receptions: Friday, February 5th 5:00-8:00pm


First Friday's at Prairie Center
(Open to the Public)
Fee: Free
1st Friday of the month
(except for Holidays & some Holiday Weekends)
Come down to the Prairie Center and tour the Print
Shop, meet our artists in residence, and make
a print with us.


One Page Books with Andrew Huot
FREE (All Ages)
First Friday in February Featured Artist
Friday, February 5th 5-8pm

*Come down to the Prairie Center of the Arts and tour the Print Shop, meet our artists, and make a print with us.

This first Friday in February we are thrilled to have Andrew Huot, PCA instructor and former A.I.R., in the Print Shop. Andrew will have some of his beautiful work on display in the studios. He will be running a letterpress activity on the vandercooks and sharing with us how to make a one page book.

There will be a fun print activity for kids. There's always FREE SWAG at PCA.

Who: Local Artists in Residence and Resident Artists
Where: Prairie Center of the Arts K-3 Studios
When: Friday, February 5th, 5-8pm

This is an opportunity to meet local residents at Prairie Center. It is a special eve...nt where one can witness and have access to the practice, process, and caliber of work being made by our artists and residents. Many of the artist will be in attendance in the shop and in the gallery and look forward to sharing this part of their creative process with the Peoria Community. We will also be doing demonstrations and activities with tours of our shop and facilities. We hope you can join us.

Our Local Artists in Residence:

Josh Cox, Printmaking and Drawing (Studio Open)
(Local Resident September - February 2016)

Resident Artists:
Chrissy LaMaster, Letterpress & Photography
Dawn Gettler, Installation and Printmaking (Studio Open)
Joe Richey, Sculpture (Studio Closed)
Robert Rowe, Resident Printer in Book Arts
Mark Richey, Sculpture (Off-site Studio)