View a brief video of the exhibition Living Hosts: Culturing Collaboration featuring the artwork of Sarah Marjanovic and Heather Sandy. The exhibit was held at the Illini Union Art Gallery at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign during December 2021 and January 2022. The video was produced by the Illini Union.
Why see artwork that responds to the pandemic? Patty Gillespie found out and shared her impression of the exhibit Living Hosts: Culturing Collaboration in a letter to the editor at The Herald & Review, the Decatur, IL area newspaper. Gillespie describes each artist's creative style and her responses to the artwork. Read the letter to the editor here.
Sarah Marjanovic and Heather Sandy's exhibition Living Hosts: Culturing Collaboration was featured in The News-Gazette in an article by Anthony Zillis, multimedia specialist at the Champaign-Urbana, IL area newspaper. Zillis shares in the article how the pandemic influenced the artists' creative processes, and describes their goals for the exhibit. Read the News-Gazette article here.
The Around the Block III Virtual Exhibitionhosted by Giertz Gallery at Parkland College in collaboration with 40 North: Champaign County Arts Council featured works of art submitted from artists in the Champaign-Urbana, IL area. Sarah Marjanovic and Catherine Wiesener discuss their pieces featured in the exhibit. Watch the video above to learn more about both artists and their evolving artistic practices.
Dr. Steven Shepard features the land stewardship efforts of the Gillespie family in Episode 129 of The Natural Curiosity Project Podcast. Much of Sarah (Gillespie) Marjanovic's inspiration is drawn from experiences outdoors working with her family on habitat management projects. Listen in to learn how her parents, Jim and Patty Gillespie, ignited a passion for nature that spread to their children. Find it on Apple Podcasts, Sound Cloud or wherever you get your podcasts.
Sarah Marjanovic was featured in The News-Gazette article Frank's Weekend Faves by Frank Pieper a copy editor and entertainment editor at the Champaign-Urbana, IL area newspaper. In the article Pieper introduces Marjanovic and describes how one can view some of her art over the summer (2018). Read the News-Gazette article here.