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Local Artists Explore GMOs With "BIO-fied" Show

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Often times, art serves the purpose of being something nice to look at - a painting or picture to add some beauty in the world. Other times, it's designed to make you think about issues facing society. A show currently on display at the UIS Visual Arts Gallery in Springfield has plenty of pretty artworks - including images of plants and flowers. But it's meant to get the audience thinking about genetic engineering. The aptly named "BIO-fied" exhibit runs through April 16th, with a reception next Thursday, April 2nd. Artists Kevin Veara & Amanda Grieve joined us for this chat about it: 

 

 
 

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