Art Club

Art Club Wb

Art Club is a monthly meeting of people who love art. Each month we hear from a different artist or about a new topic. We encourage artists to talk about their own work, a style they love, or another artist they admire. 

Barbie Perry

Tuesday, October 12th | 1:00 to 2:00 pm

Click HERE for the Art Club Zoom Presentation Program Link

Meeting ID: 834 9485 4708
Passcode: 790100

Barbie Perry is a multidisciplinary artist working in Peoria, Illinois. She works in a variety of mediums, 2D and 3D. Her work focuses on social issues and mental health.

She was co-president of the Illinois Art League and founder of the "The Bi-Monthlies," a collaborative exchange project for visual artists and organizations serving the Visual Arts. The Bi-Monthlies are sponsored and partnered with Peoria Riverfront Museum, ArtsPartners of Central Illinois, and the Peoria Art Guild. Barbie was also an administrator with the Emerging Artists Collective and sits on the Exhibitions Committee of the Peoria Art Guild. 

Her current studio is located at North Art Studios in Peoria, Illinois. She was a Resident Artist at the Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL , from 2017-2019. During her tenure, she was featured in Project 1612's Central Illinois Studio Visit. 

Exhibitions include: 

Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL (2021)
McLean County Art Center, Bloomington, IL (2021)
Buchanan Center of the Arts, Monmouth, IL (2021)
Ear in the Envelope, Peoria, IL (2016/2018/2019)
Peoria Magazines, Peoria, IL (2019)
Time Gallery, East Peoria, IL (2018/2019)
Soulside Healing Arts, Peoria, IL (2019)
Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL (2019)
Foster Gallery for Christianity and the Fine Arts (2018)
Peoria Heights Public Library (2018) and,
Peoria Downtown Library Gallery (2018/2019)

You can find her work on her website, Instagram, and Facebook

Check out our YouTube Channel with past Art Club presentations available to watch - click here.

Questions? Email Programs Coordinator Angela Drach -