The Incurable Romantic features mixed-media works on canvas, created with oil paint, metallic leaf, graphite and pastel.

Artist Michele Peterson combines drawn and painted elements, expressive and formal qualities, while employing still life, landscape and figurative subjects. 

In describing her art work, she states "I believe in art and beauty and its power for good.  Both are necessary to live a fully present life and make the world a better place." 

On Display

Peterson's work is on display at the Joe McCauley Gallery from Monday, June 19 through Friday, September 29.

An artist reception takes place Tuesday, August 29 from 4:00-5:30 in the gallery.

About the Gallery

Exhibits, events and parking at Heartland’s Joe McCauley Gallery are free. The gallery is located in room 2507 of the Instructional Commons Building.

Summer Hours

Monday through Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fridays: By appointment only (call 309-268-8635)

Fall Hours (beginning August 21)

Weekdays: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Past dates

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  • Starting Monday, June 26th, 2017, repeated every day until Friday, September 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm


Heartland Community College - Instructional Commons Building room 2507

1500 W. Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761

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