Exhibitions

An illustration of many exhibition picture frames

Provocative. Exquisite. Curious. Captivating. Magnifique! Talented local artists supply us with some amazing art. Come into your neighborhood Library and see what's hanging around. Bring an espresso, speak a little French, munch on a baguette and you'll swear you're at the Louvre!

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Allison Bowman
Friday, Nov 1, 2019 to Saturday, Dec 21, 2019

Talk about the work on view. What would you like people to know about it?

The purpose of my paintings is to create a space where viewers can get lost exploring. My work is centered around mental health, specifically depression and anxiety. Painting is not only a process...

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Sarah Berger
Friday, Nov 1, 2019 to Saturday, Dec 21, 2019

Introduce yourself and describe your work and the media/genre you work in.

I received my training at the Kansas City Art Institute. I received a BFA in painting and studied under Michael Walling,Stanley Lewis and Wilbur Niewald. I work primarily from...

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Dick Daniels
Friday, Nov 1, 2019 to Saturday, Dec 21, 2019

 

What comes first – the medium or the message? Tell me a little about the work that will be on view.

The words come first, usually just two or three words that have impact. Then I try to match those with a bold, whimsical character.

Describe your...

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Lindsey Yankey
Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 to Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019

Artist Statement: Lindsey Yankey grew up in rural Kansas playing outside, painting, drawing, and playing sports. She studied Illustration at the University of Kansas and is currently living in Lawrence, KS, with her family and their ...

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Fred Trease
Monday, Aug 26, 2019 to Friday, Nov 1, 2019

Introduce yourself and describe your work and the media/genre you work in.

I’m primarily a photographer. It’s my first love. The last couple of years I’ve been exploring digital means for making art. These drawings are done on a tablet.

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Arthur Paunzen
Monday, Aug 26, 2019 to Saturday, Dec 21, 2019

Arthur Paunzen was born on 4 February 1890 in Vienna to Jewish parents, Leopold Paunzen and Hermine née Kuhn. There is not much information about Paunzen's childhood, though we know he studied with Ludwig Koch in Vienna, and also in France at Académie Julian under Jean Pierre Laurens. He...

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Melanie Nolker
Monday, Aug 26, 2019 to Saturday, Dec 21, 2019

Introduce yourself and describe your work and the media/genre you work in.

Hi, my name is Melanie Nolker and I am a full time oil painter here in the Kansas City area. I paint with the colors of Monet, and with a palette knife (a small trowel) instead of...

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Matt Hawkins
Sunday, Aug 25, 2019 to Saturday, Dec 21, 2019

Introduce yourself and describe your work.

My name is Matt Hawkins. I’m a paper toy making, toy designing, illustrating, banjo picking, incessant doodler working away in an attic in Overland Park.I weave humor and energy into bold, whimsical art for humorous and often...

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Christy Steinberg
Monday, Jul 1, 2019 to Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019

Artist Statement: Tarot cards have been around since the 15th Century, used for playing games and divination.  Until the invention of the printing press, each deck was drawn by hand.  I have always been fascinated with tarot cards as a tool for introspection.  It was a few...

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Kris Schmolze
Monday, Jul 1, 2019 to Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019

Artist statement: I want to make a non-destructive and positive impact in the world through sustainable art and sustainable living. I pull items out of the waste stream giving them a different purpose than initially intended to use them in a new ways, collaging images,...

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