Exhibitions

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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Lindsey Yankey
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 to Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Artist Statement: Lindsey 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 there jungle of house plants. She finds inspiration in...

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Fred Trease
Monday, August 26, 2019 to Friday, November 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, August 26, 2019 to Saturday, December 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, August 26, 2019 to Saturday, December 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, August 25, 2019 to Saturday, December 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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Christy Steinberg
Monday, July 1, 2019 to Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Artist Statement: Tarot cards have been around since the 15th Century, used for playing games and divination.  Until the invention of the printing press, each deck was drawn by hand.  I have always been fascinated with tarot cards as a tool for introspection.  It was a few...

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Kris Schmolze
Monday, July 1, 2019 to Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Artist statement: I want to make a non-destructive and positive impact in the world through sustainable art and sustainable living. I pull items out of the waste stream giving them a different purpose than initially intended to use them in a new ways, collaging images,...

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Joe Bussell
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 to Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Joe Bussell is an award-winning painter of startling, vibrant abstracts that defy description. Figures and shapes float and scrape across the canvas in ways that are both playful and mysterious. His work embraces primary colors that can simultaneously blend together and maintain their identity...

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Larissa Uredi
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 to Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Larissa Uredi is an award-winning and internationally recognized fiber and mixed media artist. She has exhibited regionally and internationally and has won several artist residencies in Spain, Estonia, Italy and beyond.

When she's not out mountain biking or exploring this wide world, you...

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Paige Davis
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 to Wednesday, August 21, 2019

I think of my drawings as specimens that have not yet been identified, as in they are abstract organic forms based on textures found in nature with an emphasis on mark making and mapping out larger spaces to find potential areas for detail and elaboration.

My paintings, on...

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