Crawford's ‘Bliss of Being’ at Sandburg Aug. 28-Oct. 15; Opening Reception Sept. 8

  Aaron Frey
  Thursday, August 17, 2017 10:28 AM
  Campus News

Galesburg, IL

The first gallery of the 2017-18 academic year at Carl Sandburg College will showcase the works of Cathie Crawford from Aug. 28-Oct. 15, with an opening reception Sept. 8.

Crawford’s “Bliss of Being: 30 Years of Woodcuts” will be featured in the Lonnie Eugene Stewart Art Gallery, located in Building D on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. An opening reception for the show will take place from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 8. Both the show and reception are free and open to the public.

Crawford has concentrated on woodcuts and monotypes since earning a master’s of fine art in 1987 from Bradley University in Peoria, where she now lives. She previously earned bachelor’s degrees from Ohio State University in printmaking (1971) and art education (1972). Her work has been included in more than 300 exhibitions, 40 juried national shows and 12 international juried exhibitions.

Crawford’s prints are included in private and corporate collections in eight countries, including Bradley University, Illinois Central College and Methodist Medical Center in Peoria; Trenton (N.J.) State College; the Safeya Binzagr Darat in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; and HRH Abdullah Saud Mohammed in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Established in 2006 and named for area artist Lonnie Eugene Stewart in 2015, the Lonnie Eugene Stewart Art Gallery has hosted group faculty exhibits, juried student exhibits and the works of local professional photographers and painters. For more information, contact art program coordinator Lisa Walker at 309.341.5303 or


"Breaking" by Cathie Crawford

“Breaking” is one of the pieces that will be showcased as part of Cathie Crawford’s “Bliss of Being: 30 Years of Woodcuts” from Aug. 28-Oct. 15 at Carl Sandburg College. An opening reception for the show is 6-8 p.m. Sept. 8.

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