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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Stephanie Kates
Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019 to Saturday, Dec 21, 2019

Steph Kates began her art career as a painter, creating otherworldly landscapes exploring mythology, fairytales and fables. When she transitioned from painting to ceramics, she combined her years of experience with image-making, illustration and pattern work to the practice of pottery. Kates...

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Miguel Rivera
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 to Sunday, Dec 22, 2019

Venture into Optics is a collection of abstract, video, 2-D mixed media and 3-D printed art by well-known local artists. Works by Barry Anderson, Jose Faus, Mol Mir, Hunter SaxtonMiguel Rivera, Nathan Neufeld and his Kansas City Art Institute 3-D printing students are presented in an immersive arts experience the whole family will enjoy. These renowned artists expertly explore optical phenomenon as a path across the distance between seeing and thinking.

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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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