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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Chris LaValley
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 to Friday, Jun 28, 2019

Chris received her BFA in Painting and Drawing from the Kansas City Art Institute, her MA in Art Education and Ceramics from the University of New Mexico and currently teaches at Blue Valley Northwest High School. By day she helps kids dive deeper into the world of ceramics and painting and by...

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Lisa Healey
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 to Friday, Jun 28, 2019

Nature and our environment are all around us yet we often look right past them rather than right at them.  I love hiking in a National Parks or on the trails of the suburbs or the streets of a city. My eye sees literally our natural environment but also our man built environment, the forms...

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Jean McGuire
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 to Friday, Jun 28, 2019

Jean McGuire is a Kansas City native who returned to painting four years ago after a 40-year hiatus. Most of her paintings are done with her fingers, but she’s not afraid to use a brush when needed. In her most current work she experiments with the effects of spattering or throwing the paint in...

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Cynthia Chandler
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 to Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019

Art is fun—even when Life isn’t.  I like to make things. I enjoy life and believe in art that entertains, delights the eye and engages the mind.  My work involves nature, family or a sense of place that is infused with a playful spirit.  I try to produce my impressions of  life that I find...

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Marcia Streepy
Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 to Sunday, Apr 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. Whether she...

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Kris Devlin
Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 to Sunday, Apr 21, 2019

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

Hello My Name is Kris Devlin

I was born in NJ in 1979.  I graduated from Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in painting in 2008 with a partial scholarship funded by Hallmark.  During the day...

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Kwanza Humphrey
Monday, Jan 7, 2019 to Sunday, Apr 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. As he states about his...

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Sophia Reed
Monday, Jan 7, 2019 to Sunday, Apr 21, 2019

Sophia Reed’s work challenges the traditional function of portraiture by creating an unusual perspective that incorporates scenes from everyday life. She primarily uses unusual framing techniques to lead the viewer toward a visual experience that...

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Joseph Jurkiewicz
Monday, Jan 7, 2019 to Sunday, Apr 21, 2019

Joe Jurkiewicz is a visual artist whose paintings explore themes of desire, loneliness, anxiety and exaltation. Pulling influences from street art and fashion illustration, he creates perplexing surreal imagery developed in sketchbooks, where he explores new ideas, mark making and surrounding...

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Ken Dela
Sunday, Jan 6, 2019 to Sunday, Apr 21, 2019

Currently the Art Director at The Culture House in Olathe, KS, Ken Dela’s main passion, aside from his own art, is mentoring young artists. He experiments with different media and is stylistically versatile. Whether it’s street art or more detailed portrait...

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