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Gaslight Art Colony is dedicated to broadening an appreciation of the Arts by providing opportunities that promote awareness, participation and understanding through fine arts exhibitions, classes and workshops.

Jo Anne Perigo Fiscus & Bruce W. Fiscus

joanne 109x180bruce 240x135 180x95 Gaslight Art Colony is pleased to showcase the work of area artists Jo Anne Perigo Fiscus and Bruce W. Ficus. Their exhibit “will be held June 18th – July 9th, 2016 at Gaslight Art Colony’s gallery, located in downtown Marshall, Illinois. An Artist’s Reception will be held June 18th from 6-9 p.m. CDT. Everyone is invited to attend, meet Jo Anne & Bruce and view their artwork.JoAnne Perigo Fiscus is a life-long resident of Terre Haute. She attended Schulte High School and Indiana State University where she earned a master’s degree in Art Education. After college JoAnne worked as an art teacher in Vigo County School Corporation for 35 years and spent most of her career teaching art on the middle school level. Jo Anne retired from teaching in 2010. She served as president of the Wabash Valley Art Guild for three years. She has taught adult classes with the Community School of the Arts at Indiana State University and the Wabash Activity Center. She is currently working for the Community School of the Arts on a PACE grant project through the Indiana Arts Commission , as a visiting artist for the first grades of Meadows Elementary School in Terre Haute. 

Bruce Fiscus is a native of Indiana, born in Hammond and grew up in Crown Point. In his youth he trained horses and received many awards in 4-H horse shows. He studied at Vincennes University and Indiana State University, earning a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education and minoring in art. It was in those art classes, forty-three years ago, at Indiana State where he met his wife, artist Jo Anne Perigo Fiscus.

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Market Fair on the Square

Join us for “Market Fair on the Square” June 24th & 25th 

We will have arts, crafts, antiques, handmade items and much much more displayed on the Marshall Courthouse Square. June 24 from 4pm-8pm and Saturday, June 25 from 9am-4pm. The Gaslight Art Colony is expecting a great number of vendors showcasing a wide variety of items for sale to the large crowds expected to visit our community during the festival. This festival is in conjunction with the Marshall Walldogs weekend that features the painting of 16 building murals in just 4 days. Artists from around the world will be painting murals rich in the history and tradition of Marshall, Illinois. We are working with the Marshall Chamber of Commerce on this International Mural Painting Event in Downtown Marshall, IL.You can contact Gaslight Art Colony at gaslightartcolony@gmail.com or call (217)293-1050. For more information on the International Mural Painting Event contact the Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce at http://www.marshallilchamber.com/walldogs.html  or visit the Facebook page: International Painting Event Marshall 2016. We have extended the deadline for vendor participation.  Join us for this historic event.  Download an Application Form

 

Become a Member of the Gaslight Art Colony

Memberships are very important to us and without them we would not be able to fund the Art Colony. Memberships are available at various levels and are renewable annually.

You can now pay for and renew your annual memberships online. Click here. or click the link below to download the
membership form and mail back to the Art Colony along with your check. Click here to download membership form 

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Gaslight Art Colony
516 Archer Ave., Marshall, Illinois 62441
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New Phone Number 217-293-1050

Hours:
Tuesday- 10-1
Wednesday -1-5 
Thursday- 10-1
Friday- 1-5
Saturday- 10-1

Closed Sunday & Monday

 

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Special thanks go out to Larry Yargus of Yargus Manufacturing for his generous donation to make this site possible.