Speed Painter Michael Israel to Give Presentation at Illinois Central College August 29

Acclaimed artist, humanitarian in area to promote October appearance at Peoria Promise anniversary gala

World-renowned speed painter Michael Israel will give a presentation about his craft at Illinois Central College on August 29 from 2 to 2:45 pm in Room 212 C/D, located in the Academic Building on the East Peoria Campus.

Israel’s visit to ICC takes place as he is in the area to promote his performance at the Peoria Promise 10-year anniversary gala on October 13.

The mission of Peoria Promise is to build a more skilled workforce for Peoria by providing tuition assistance from 50% - 100% to City of Peoria high school graduates to attend ICC. Peoria Promise is 100% donor funded with no local, state or federal taxes collected to support this program. 

More information will be available to media at the Peoria Promise Press conference to be held Wed., August 29 at 10 am at the Peoria Civic Center 4th floor landing (see press release from Peoria Promise).

Israel’s presentation at ICC is being coordinated by the ICC Art Program, part of the Arts at ICC, which has a rich history of enhancing the arts community and expanding education beyond the classroom. Arts at ICC presents more than 500 exhibits, performances, lectures, rehearsals, meetings, master classes, clinics, seminars, receptions, orientations, forums, auditions and tournaments annually.

For more information about Israel’s presentation at ICC, visit ArtsAtICC.com or call the ICC Arts and Behavioral Sciences Department at (309) 694-5113.


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