art & society - sep/oct 2016

by Liz Scoville

A Peoria artist transforms dried gourds into intricate masterpieces.

The Barn Quilt Effect

by Maegan Gilliland Wright

A new kind of folk art aids one couple’s butterfly conservation efforts.

Her World Became Peoria

by Nancy Ridgeway

Reflections on Lydia Moss Bradley’s remarkable life as a pioneer, businesswoman, farmer and philanthropist