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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Laurice Williams
Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 to Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

Laurice Williams is a photographer. To understand Williams's practice more, we asked him a series of questions before the exhibition. The following are his replies:

What comes first – the medium or the message?
The medium. I capture art through the lens of a camera...

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McNamara "Hanging Garden"
Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 to Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

James P. McNamara is a poet. To understand McNamara's practice more, we asked him a series of questions before the exhibition. The following are his replies:

What comes first – the medium or the message?

It always come from an idea. Maybe just a line scribbled on...

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Mugur Geana
Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 to Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

Mugur Geana is a photographer. For his series on view, Geana utilized methods of street photography to capture his images. To understand Geana's practice more, we asked him a series of questions before the exhibition. The following are his replies:

What comes first – the medium or...

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Donna B. Klamm
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 to Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

Donna B. Klamm is a painter. To understand Klamm's practice more, we asked her to tell us a little about herself. Here is her reply:

I am a Kansas native, (near Osawatomie, KS), and I started drawing with pencil and crayons on brown paper sacks, from childhood, while listening to the Lone...

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Jim Mathis
Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 to Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

Jim Mathis is a photographer. For Mathis, his role as an artist is to "communicate visually an emotion or feeling, especially one that can't easily be expressed with words." To understand Mathis's practice more, we asked him a series of questions before the exhibition. The following are his ...

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Sara Slaughter
Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 to Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

Sara Slaughter is a painter. For Slaughter, her role as an artist is "to bring some inspiration and beauty to people who might otherwise not have it." To understand Slaughter's practice more, we asked her a series of questions before the exhibition. The following are her replies:

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John Hare
Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 to Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

John Hare is a Kansas City-based artist and cover artist for Johnson County Library's 2017 Summer Guide. Hare is a member of the Northland Exposure Artist’s Gallery and his art has been exhibited...

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Sandy Woodson
Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 to Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

Sandy Woodson is a photographer. Often working in photo documentary series, Woodson records moments in the now to be enjoyed and remembered later on. To understand Woodson's practice more, we asked her a series of questions before the exhibition. The following are her replies:

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Bernie Lee
Monday, May 1, 2017 to Monday, Aug 21, 2017

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

            The message always comes before the medium for me. As I am surrounded by incredible architecture, I spot details that I know I would like to capture in a...

Past Showing
Fractured Fabric Fiber Exhibition detail
Saturday, Jan 21, 2017 to Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

The Fractured Fabric Society (FFS) at Harper's Fabric and Quilt Co. in Downtown Overland Park is a group of non-traditional quilters who meet to share projects, resources and ideas in an encouraging environment. Show and Tell is a major part of...

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