Welcome listeners to 5 Questions: A Critical Mass for the Visual Arts Podcast in which we ask 5 questions of our interviewees aimed at positioning and contextualizing their respective bodies of work within the St. Louis artworld.This episode, we’re talking with Christine Ilewski!
Christine Ilewski lives in Alton, IL. She received her BFA from the Univ. of WI-Eau Claire, did masters work at Lindenwood Univ. and SIUE where she completed K-12 teaching certification. She has been the Visiting Artist for Liquitex, bringing a materials & methods workshop to university campuses around the midwest. Her work is primarily acrylic with multiple mixed media elements. She is also the founder of the Faces not Forgotten project, a memorial portraits of young gun violence victims. Christine is a winner of the Critical Mass Stimulus Grant for this project. Her work can be seen in the IL state Artisan shops, the Museum of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, and many private collections.
5 Questions is a program by Critical Mass for the Visual Arts – a nonprofit, self-formed visual arts collaborative dedicated to promoting, enhancing and initiating contemporary visual art in the St. Louis region. Pick it up on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts or at criticalmassart.org/fivequestions, on twitter @criticalmassST. Stay tuned next month when we chat with Mel Watkin.
Pick it up on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts
Or at, on twitter @criticalmassSTL
-with Christine Ilewski
Host- Joe Kohlburn
Editor- Sarah Hammond
Production- Brett Williams