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Art Exhibit Featuring Works of Gary Viviano Opens Feb. 21

Artist Gary Viviano will have works displayed in a show opening February 21 on the Illinois Central College East Peoria Campus. An opening reception and artist talk are scheduled from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm on the day of the opening and will take place in the ICC Performing Arts Center Gallery, located in the lobby of the facility.

Gary Viviano, an adjunct faculty member of art at Illinois Central College, will have paintings and mixed media works displayed in an art show opening February 21 in the ICC Performing Arts Center Gallery, located in the lobby of the facility on the East Peoria Campus.

A free, public reception and artist talk will take place in the gallery on February 21 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Viviano received his bachelor of fine art degree from the University of Arizona-Tuscon and a master of fine arts degree from the University of California-Davis. He previously taught at numerous institutions in California, including Sierra College, American River College,

Sacramento City College and the California Department of Corrections. He has taught beginning and advanced courses in oil painting, acrylic painting, watercolor, design, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, figure drawing and filmmaking. He currently serves as an adjunct instructor of art in the Arts & Behavioral Sciences Department at ICC.

The exhibit runs through March 16.

Hours of operation for the Performing Arts Center Gallery are Monday to Thursday 9:30 am to 7:30 pm and Friday 9:30 am to noon. The gallery is also open during public events in the building.

Operation of the ICC art galleries varies with ICC’s holidays and breaks.

The exhibit is presented by the ICC Art Program and the Arts at ICC. The Arts at ICC has a rich history of enhancing the arts community and expanding education beyond the classroom. Arts at ICC presents more than 500 exhibits, performances, lectures, rehearsals, meetings, master classes, clinics, seminars, receptions, orientations, forums, auditions and tournaments annually.

For more information or to confirm a gallery is open at a particular time, visit ArtsAtICC.com or call the ICC Arts and Behavioral Sciences Department at (309) 694-5113.