RoundTable columnist Peggy Tarr stands near her drawing “Peace, Be Still,” one of the entries in the One X One Bash at Northwestern University’s Dittmar Gallery.

The exhibit featured artworks by Northwestern students, Evanston residents and others. Esther Williams-Hayes and Julie Cowan were two other Evanston residents whose work was featured in the exhibit.

Ms.Tarr attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she specialized in painting. She has pieces in various collections, both public and private.