Art and Justice

Art & Justice | Natalie Jackson

Natalie Jackson

Natalie Jackson grew up understanding racial injustice. She lived in a home filled with powerful images that conveyed beauty, despair, fragility, strength and resolve. Her father, artist Preston Jackson, is a sculptor, musician and long-time faculty member at the Art…

Arts Beat | April 2021

Jeff Corwin collage

April 2: First Friday Studio Tours, 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.; locations include Peoria Art Guild, Contemporary Art Center, Studios on Sheridan, Wheel Art Pottery. For a complete list go to: Now on permanent loan: Preston Jackson’s “Bronzeville to…

Art & Justice | Michael Adams

Michael Adams

The power of an image can foment social change. Images can depict reality opposed to stereotypes, can promote understanding and whittle away at entrenched racism. Peoria artist Michael Adams understands that power. He drew on his experiences as an African…