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William Butler / Curriculum Vitae

Recent Selected Exhibition
4-15 Made In Illinois: 30 Years, group exhibit, Robert Morris University, 401 South State Street, Chicago, Illinois
1-15 2-person exhibit with Corrine Smith, Quad Cities International Airport, Davenport, Illinois

10-14 20th Biennial Drawing/Watercolor, Tarble Arts Center, EIU, Charleston, Illinois
7-14 Beyond Beyond, with ceramicist Steven Gorman, Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, Illinois
2-14 Paintings, Prints and Sculptures, solo exhibit, Illinois Central College, East Peoria, Illinois

11-13 Miniature Exhibit, group show, Picture This Gallery, Peoria Heights, Illinois
10-13 Sparks, CIAO Closes The Gap, Group exhibit, Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, Illinois
10-13 Mining The Depths, exhibit with John Selburg, Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, Illinois
6-13 Hot CIAO! Group exhibit, Studios on Sheridan, Peoria, Illinois
4-13 First United Methodist Annual Art Exhibit, Peoria, Illinois
4-13 Doodles and Toys, exhibit with Jonah Ortiz, Eaton Gallery, Bloomington, Illinois

10-12 CIAO & Friends Invitational, group exhibit, Peoria River Front Museum, through March 2013
10-12 Vernissage, group exhibit, Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, Illinois
8-12 Illinois State Fair Professional Art Exhibition, Springfield, Illinois, Juror: Joe Jorgensen
4-12 First United Methodist Annual Art Exhibit, Peoria, Illinois

8-11 CIAO Exhibit at Peoria Public Library
7-11 Speakeasy Art Center, Solo Exhibit, Pekin, Illinois
3-11 35th Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Group Exhibition, co-sponsored by the Rock Island Art Guild and Augustana College, Juror: Dan Mills

10-10 Pop Duo, exhibit with Doug Goessman, Illinois Central College, East Peoria, Illinois
2-10 GALEX 44 Group Exhibit, Galesburg Art Center Gallery, Galesburg, Illlinois

10-09 House of Scratch presents: Mind Field 2009, Hang Man Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
8-09 64Arts National Juried Show, Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, Illinois
4-09 First United Methodist Annual Art Exhibit, Peoria, Illinois
1-09 Satellite City Transmissions, Illinois Central College, East Peoria, Illinois

12-08 Satellite City Transmissions, A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
7-08 Satellite City Transmissions, Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, Illinois
4-08 First United Methodist Annual Art Exhibit, Peoria, Illinois
1-08 Satellite City Transmissions, The Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles, Illinois

10-07 Satellite City Transmissions, Studio 222, Bloomington, Illinois
8-07 Satellite City Transmissions, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
4-07 First United Methodist Annual Art Exhibit, Peoria, Illinois

News
Art & Society, Satellite City Transmissions, 2008, www.peoriamagazines.com/as/2008/mar-apr/satellite-city-transmissions
Arts Alive, Silhouette, 2003 http://www.peoriamagazines.com/aa/2003/dec/silhouette
Peoria Journal Star, Obsessed with Art, 2002

Education
5-86 Bachelors of Arts - Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
5-83 Associates in Arts and Sciences - Illinois Central College, East Peoria, Illinois

Experience
5-03 Executive Director, Contemporary Art Center of Peoria
9-94 Showed work in Art Fairs, averaging 18 shows / year for 8 years
5-87 Graphic Designer and Illustrator, Processed Plastic Co., toy company near Aurora, Illinois
5-86 Graphic Designer and Illustrator, Auto Meter, automotive instrument company, Sycamore, Illinois

Juror/Judge
8-15 Juror, Mosaics Festival for the Arts, St. Charles, Missouri
3-15 Judge for awards, Mid-Illini Art Show, Peoria, Illinois
9-11 Judge for Awards, Peoria Art Guild, Members Exhibit
9-10 Judge for Awards, Galesburg Civic Art Center, Members and Friends Exhibition
9-09 Juror/Judge, Mosaics Festival for the Arts, St. Charles, Missouri
4-06 Juror/Judge, St. Louis Artist Guild Member Exhibition, St. Louis, Missouri

Awards and Honors
6-09 Best of the Best, on-line competition, House of Scratch
9-00 Best of Show/On Paper, New East Side Artworks, Chicago

 
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