LizBeth Ogiela-Scheck

905 S. Allin, Bloomington, IL 61701


[email protected]


Artist                                             Dreams2Create Studio, Bloomington, IL                            August 1989 – Present

Fine artist of painting in oils and ink.

Leadership                               Art Circle of Bloomington-Normal, Normal, IL                            January 2011- 2018

Planning, discussion leading, event planning, collaborations, Community Development, Communications, Social Media management for a community of local fine artists of all media and levels.

Gallerist                                       Main Gallery 404, Inc                                                  January 2015 – February 2016

Assist customers with art selections and purchases. Share knowledge about about available art, creative processes, artists and their stories with customers. Social Media Marketing

Board of Directors           Area Arts Round Table Bloomington, IL                                                  June 2012 – 2015

2014-15 Vice-President, Communications Chair, Board Member
2013-14 Vice-President, Membership Committee Chair, Board Member

2012-13 Board Member At-Large, Membership Committee

Outreach Coordinator          Cultural Festival Inc. Bloomington, IL                                May 1999 – February 2004

Outreach Chairperson, Ethnic Performance & Exhibit Coordinator, Art Exhibit Organizer, Grant/Proposal Writer

Program Director             Boys & Girls Club of Bloomington-Normal, IL                          April 1998 – March 2000

Program Development, Planning, and Implementation. Hiring and Supervising Staff. Budgeting, Organizing, Supervising program activities, participants and volunteers. Public Relations, Parent Resource. Creation and Evaluation of Program Based Outcomes.

Education Coordinator       Boys & Girls Club Bloomington-Normal, IL                               April 1996 – April 1998

Developing, Planning, Implementing and Coordinating Educational Activities which included tutoring programs, enrichment and remediation activities. Interacting with parents and teachers to meet educational goals. Supervising and matching youth and tutors.

Teacher                                           Hartsburg-Emden Unit #21, IL                                                                 1994-1995

Teacher                                             Olympia School Dist #16, IL                                                                   1992-1994

2019 Community Cancer Center Rotating Quarterly Exhibit Normal, IL

2018 Community Cancer Center Rotating Quarterly Exhibit Normal, IL

2017 Community Cancer Center Rotating Quarterly Exhibit Normal, IL

2016 Janean Baird, Gayla Betts, and LizBeth Ogiela-Scheck, Art Vortex Studio Bloomington, IL
         Area Artist Showcase, McLean County Old Courthouse Bloomington, IL

2015 – Present  The Community Cancer Center Rotating Quarterly Exhibit Normal, IL

                            Reaction to ‘Reaction to Abstract’, Neil Tire & Auto Guest Artist, ! Bloomington, IL

2011 – 2019  Annual “What’s So Good About Good Friday?” Art Exhibit, Second ! Presbyterian Church, Bloomington, IL

2015   Artist In The Window, Main Gallery 404, Bloomington, IL

2013 – Present   Annual Art Circle of Bloomington-Normal Member Show, Bloomington-Normal, IL

2014  Art on the Trail, Normal, IL

2013  Area Artist Showcase at Monroe Center Bldg. Bloomington, IL

          Art As Lifestyle: Angel Ambrose, Janean Baird, & LizBeth Ogiela-Scheck, Herb Eaton Studio &   

         Gallery, Bloomington, IL

2012  Masterpiece Marathon & Auction, Merlot & A Masterpiece, Bloomington, IL

2011  Area Artist Showcase, A. Renee, Bloomington, IL
          Time to Rise Conference, Downs, IL
          Artist in the Window Main Gallery 404,

         Bloomington, IL Riverssance Fine Arts Festival,  EastDavenport, IL

          FYM Art Works, Wheeler Arts Center Indianapolis, IN

2010 Riverssance Fine Arts Festival, East Davenport, IL

2009 Preserve Peace. Free Tibet. Under the Bridge, Bloomington, IL Mack Glass Co. Summer-Fall  Concert Series, Under the Bridge, Bloomington, IL
Gregg Brown Ensemble & Visuals, Farmer’s Market, Bloomington, IL ! 2009 Earth Music Art Festival, Under the Bridge, Bloomington, IL

2001-2003 Global Expressions Annual, Freighthouse Exchange Gallery, El Paso, IL


2013 – Present  Coordination of Group Exhibit – Annual Art Circle Member Show & Sale Venue Location, Coordination of members, online registration, and artist Check-In and Exhibit set up

2012 – 2018   Coordination of Group Exhibit – “What’s So Good About Good Friday?” Art Show. Coordination of members, online registration, and artist Check-In and Exhibit set up.

January 2013 – March 2015  Social Media Development & Coordination – Developed and Coordinated Social Media profiles and usage instructions for members. Regularly maintained said profiles and provided instruction on multiple platforms

June 2013 – March 2015  Communications – Created & Maintained online email lists for regular communications to AART members and community at large. Distributed via email and social media event announcements and information. Replied & Coordinated communications between the public and Board of Directors & members of AART

April 2014 – August 2014   Website Development – Created Website for AART to be a central location for information about AART and its members to distribute events & activities to the consumers of the creative arts.

July 2012 – December 2014   Membership Drives – Area Artist Roundtable – Organized Membership Drive events & distribution of membership information to public and other creatives.


Illinois State University

B.S. Of Ed., Jr. High/Middle School Education, specializations in Science, ! Fine Arts, and Social Studies, 1985 – 1992


2011 – Present Art Circle of Bloomington-Normal

2012 – 2015  Area Arts Round Table

1997 – 2003 Cultural Festival Inc.

ISU Jr. High/Middle School Association

Skills & Expertise

Painting Teaching Art Education Curating

Event Planning Contemporary Art Arts Administration