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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!
Silvia Beatriz Abisaab is an artist based in Kansas City, MO. She received her BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in 2016 where she acquired a passion to use both photography and video to collaboratively work with individuals in the Kansas City community.
What is the history of the Overland Park Historical Society?
The Overland Park Historical Society was organized on September 30, 1994 for the purpose of identifying and preserving the history of Overland Park and the surrounding area.
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:
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.
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:
Sharon Rodriguez is a photographer. She uses her photographs as a means to convey a message. For Rodriquez, “[E]ach photograph has a story to tell. I tell what I see and invite the viewer to look at the work and tell the story they see.”
Viewing his role akin to those of a facilitator, artist Anthony Marcos Rea provides the foundation of information and history in his works and leaves the rest up to the viewer.