Jul 16th 2022

Jessica McGhee: You Can Rest Here

@ Contemporary Art Center of Peoria

305 SW Water St, Peoria, IL 61602

Opening Saturday, July 16th, from 6:30PM - 8:30PM

On view through Saturday, August 13th

Jessica proves that trash is full of potential by creating colorful jewelry and sculpture using discarded items found during community clean-ups. This installation, inspired by sea life endangered by plastic pollution, is a continuation of that process. With Jessica’s cancer diagnosis in 2021, the work has expanded to also chronicle her experience with cancer – from diagnosis, through treatment and to recovery.

Art Reception: Saturday, July 16, 2022, 6:30-8:30 pm, featuring music by Barry Cloyd. free admission, donation requested. Meet the exhibiting artists and view their artwork in three galleries.

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