Thunderstorm on the Illinois Prairie © Jean M Sredl

Thunderstorm on the Illinois Prairie © Jean M Sredl

Artist statement: Imagine you are a young maiden from the Illiniwek tribe; you sneak away from your chores and lie down in the lush Illinois prairie. You become mesmerized watching the approaching thunderstorm. It is the year 1532.

Thunderstorm on the Illinois Prairie (detail) © Jean M Sredl

Thunderstorm on the Illinois Prairie (detail) © Jean M Sredl

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