Sarah Krepp in conversation with Jeff Stevenson discussing his new work on display at B & L Gallery, Zhou B Art Center.
Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 2pm
Sarah Krepp Bio: With an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sarah Krepp has been a noted Chicago artist for more than 25 years. She has shown nationally and internationally, and her work is included in many corporate and private collections.
She is a Professor Emeritus of Art and former Chair of the Painting Program in the School of the Art and Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has over 20 years of teaching experience at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Southern Illinois University, the Burren College of Art (Ballyvaughn, Ireland), as well as the University of Illinois. She has taught freshman through graduate level courses in drawing, painting, sculpture, interdisciplinary and site-specific practice, and interdisciplinary critique. Many of her students have gone on to achieve significant success as practicing artists, and art educators, and curators.
Jeff Stevenson Bio: is a painter and mixed media collage artist with a strong foundation in representational painting. Stevenson earned a BS degree in Medical Illustration from The Ohio State University and an MFA in Painting from Ohio University. He has exhibited his artwork in group and solo shows and has received numerous awards for his work.
Stevenson has taught studio art classes, art history, and other subjects through Governors State University, Prairie State College, South Suburban College, Columbia College, The Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, and Ohio University.
With over 30 years of professional experience in the visual arts as a practicing studio artist, arts writer, college professor, curator and director, Stevenson is currently the Director of the Visual Arts Gallery at Governors State University, and the Interim Director of the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park.