Artists of Manneken Press

Opening: Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Tuesday, Mar 14 – Apr 18, 2023

1106 Bell Street, Bloomington, IL 61701

Artists of Manneken Press

This exhibition takes place at the Contemporary Art Center of Peoria

305 SW Water Street, Peoria, IL 61602


Gallery hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11 am – 5 pm

• Gallery talk by Jonathan Higgins: Friday, March 3rd, 7:00 pm

• Public reception: Saturday, March 18, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Refreshments will be served.

The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.


Artists of Manneken Press includes works by 18 contemporary artists produced at Manneken Press. This exhibition builds on a previous show at the Contemporary Art Center of Peoria of Manneken Press prints made from 2000 – 2011, and extends the continuum with a focus on works from 2012 to the present.

The artists hail from across the United States and beyond, including several from nearby Bloomington, IL, and from as far as Chicago, New York, Colombia and Spain. The artists included in the exhibition are Carlos Andrade, Mel Cook, Brian Cypher, Jack Davidson, Rupert Deese, Jonathan Higgins, Catherine Howe, Richard Hull, Mary Judge, Gary Justis, Anna Kunz, Judy Ledgerwood, Matt Magee, Jill Moser, Kate Petley, Sarah Smelser, Philip Van Keuren and Brenda Zappitell.

Artists Of Manneken Press exemplifies varying ways that contemporary artists manifest their ideas in print. Several fine art printmaking techniques are utilized throughout the exhibition: etching, aquatint, woodcut, collagraph, photogravure, monoprint and monotype. 

Image: Top row: Brian Cypher, Matt Magee, Kate Petley; Middle row: Catherine Howe, Jack Davidson, Mary Judge; Bottom row: Judy Ledgerwood, Richard Hull.

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