Artist Explores IL Environmental History & Hopes To Change Its Future
"I really like Illinois ... I like the wildlife, I like the environment. I just wish there was a little bit more of the wild around."
Kevin Veara’s interests and passions may seem a bit unrelated. From wildlife preservation, to tattoos, to bird-watching and painting. Lately he’s been working to restore the presence of wildlife – on his own property and through his art. His work is on display at the UIS Visual Arts Gallery and there’s an opening reception tonight there from 5:30 to 8. WUIS’ Rachel Otwell recently spoke with Veara: