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00000179-2419-d250-a579-e41d38c20001The Gallery @ NPR Illinois is in the studio complex and facilitates listeners engaging with Illinois art. Additionally, artists works from each exhibit are digitally captured and posted here and shared with other public radio stations.Each exhibit kicks-off with an opening mixer where listeners are invited to attend and refreshments are provided. Each exhibit is open for viewing for a few weeks after the opening during business hours: weekdays 8 AM - 5 PM. Viewing by appointment can also be arranged by contacting Carter Staley. Many newsmakers come through the studios to be interviewed on-air and see the art during an exhibit as do attendees for other events like Live at the Suggs.To participate in a future exhibit or stage one of your own, click here to submit your art exhibit idea.Featured Artists:Bill AblerRL BostonDelinda ChapmanRita DavisColleen "Cookie" FerratierSandra FinneyRich FordCathy J. GanschinietzAneita Atwood GatesGeorge KingRachel LattimoreGinny LeeDouglas Levi (Brackney)Gwen LewisBenjamin LowderMarcia McMahon MastroddiDebbie MegginsonHugh MooreShannon O'BrienMaggie PinkeSheri RamseySue ScaifeMary SelinskiCarolyn Owen SommerJan SorensonElizabeth TroneKate Worman-Becker

100 Expressions: Lynn Herzberger

"The Orange Show, The Frist Four Months" by Lynn Herzberger

Lynn Herzberger, Jacksonville

Title: "The Orange Show, The First Four Months"

Medium: Four poems for four months (inside tent card)


"LockUp & DrainSwamp Tent Card" by Lynn Herzberger

Title: "LockUp & DrainSwamp Tent Card"

"Distress Flag" by Lynn Herzberger

Title: "Distress Flag"

Narrative: The upside down flag is the universal sign of distress, combining it with the symbol of the GOP group creates a symbol that communicates the thought quickly. Whether it is voter suppression, abuse of the Supreme court appointment delay in 2016, funding of the military complex, propose canceling of PBS or NEA, science weather study. The world was not a better place after the last reign of a GOP in the executive branch.

"Distress Flag with American Vote label" by Lynn Herzberger

Title: "Distress Flag with American Vote label"

Narrative: Adding the American vote phrase changes the subject to the way the GOP squeaked through and won the electoral college but no the choice of the majority of our fellow citizens of our country. 

Rachel Otwell of the Illinois Times is a former NPR Illinois reporter.
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