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.

David Erickson

Gaslight will be featuring the work of David Erickson. Join us for the opening and artist reception on Saturday November 16th, 5-8 pm.

David grew up in Northern Wisconsin, attended and graduated from University of Wisconsin/Superior – receiving a BS in Art Education. From 1962-66 he taught K-12 Art in Colby Public Schools, Colby, Wisconsin.

In 1968 he received the MFA Degree in Printmaking from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, MI – then taught printmaking, papermaking and drawing at Indiana State University in Terre Haute until retiring in 2002.

In addition to exhibiting his work locally, nationally and internationally he has designed sets and art work for Community Theatre of Terre Haute and Theater 7. (Spunk in 2017, Death of a Salesman in 2017 and Gospel of Everyman in 2018.

In 2012 he designed and painted a 40 ft by 8 ft mural for the Terre Haute Children's Museum entitled 'Flightful Fantasy' – about the history of flight.


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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

Winter Hours now- Febrary 16th

W-Sat. 10:00-1:00

Tuesday- 10-1
Wednesday -10-5 
Thursday- 10-1
Friday- 10-5
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.