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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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Marcia Streepy
Thursday, January 10, 2019 to Sunday, April 21, 2019

Influenced primarily by John Singer Sargent and Mary Cassatt, Kansas City-based painter Marcia Streepy enjoys the challenges of "plein air," or outdoor, painting. Her work depicts scenes of the natural world and city life painted on location.

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Kris Devlin
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 to Sunday, April 21, 2019

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

Hello My Name is Kris Devlin

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Kwanza Humphrey
Monday, January 7, 2019 to Sunday, April 21, 2019

Kwanza Humphrey has been painting for over 25 years. A lifelong resident of Kansas City, Humphrey calls his artistic process a “human centered design approach.” Through his portraits, Humphrey scratches below the surface to show the essence and emotion of humanity.

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Sophia Reed
Monday, January 7, 2019 to Sunday, April 21, 2019

Sophia Reed’s work challenges the traditional function of portraiture by creating an unusual perspective that incorporates scenes from everyday life.

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Joseph Jurkiewicz
Monday, January 7, 2019 to Sunday, April 21, 2019

Joe Jurkiewicz is a visual artist whose paintings explore themes of desire, loneliness, anxiety and exaltation.

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No Divide KC
Thursday, October 4, 2018 to Thursday, December 6, 2018

Artists of color, immigrant or refugee artists, LGBTQ artists, artists working through mental health struggles all bring unique perspectives to the discussion of culture and creativity.

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John Kline
Saturday, September 1, 2018 to Friday, December 21, 2018

Kansas City artist John Kline’s work focuses on imagination, belief and desire. Calling himself “ambidextrous with styles”, Kline’s art explores themes of the old masters.

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Leslie Norman Hubble
Friday, September 21, 2018 to Friday, December 21, 2018

Leslie Norman Hubble’s work is inspired by content that disturbs her. She then constructs or manipulates those ideas into aesthetic images and objects.  She works to express a truth and raise questions about “mind and body, as well as concepts of time, culture, and technology.”

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Glyneisha Johnson
Thursday, September 6, 2018 to Friday, December 21, 2018

Glyneisha Johnson is a recent graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute’s Painting department. She is also a recipient of Charlotte Street Foundation’s 2017-2018 studio residency program in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Hugo Ximello-Salido
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 to Friday, December 21, 2018

What comes first - the medium or the message? Tell me a little about the work that is on view.