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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!

Past Showing
Stephanie Kates
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 to Saturday, December 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.

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Miguel Rivera
Friday, November 22, 2019 to Sunday, December 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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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.

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Time Exhibition
Thursday, February 1, 2018 to Sunday, April 22, 2018

TIME is the only constant that continually changes. Depending on who you ask, there's either too much TIME or never enough. Whether it's reflecting on the past, looking to the future or exploring the here and now, Johnson County Library is investing in TIME this spring featuring ceramics by Dick Daniels, painting by Nicole Emanuel, photographs by Ken Thompson and 100 Years of Dress from the De De DeVille Collection.

Past Showing
Saturday, January 9, 2016 to Friday, May 20, 2016

Born in Sydney, Australia in 1938, Phillip Dizick moved to the United States in 1960 and settled in California. For roughly a decade he was involved in education as an art teacher for youth of all ages, sharing his knowledge on sculpting, ceramics, painting and drawing.