There are artists — those who produce art — and there are those who live a life that is a work of art in itself: an ode of an existence. Visual artist, writer and filmmaker Cecilia Vicuña embodies a life in which those lines are blurred. […]
If you are familiar with Dyas’ body of work, one might assume that the current exhibit is a continuation of her lifelong passion of documenting Iowa with the dedication of a self-trained ethnographer. In a way, it is, but it is also a step in a different direction. […]
Visit Faulconer Gallery at Grinnell College this Saturday for a last chance to tour Making Life Visible: Art, Biology and Visualization. Tours this Saturday, June 9, run 12-1 p.m. and 4-5 p.m. and are part of Grinnell Summerfest, a day of workshops, cultural performances and family oriented activities. […]
In 2008, he had been considering retirement. Now, he’s curating two major shows, both opening June 7. One is of his own post-flood work (running through July), and will be held at CSPS Hall, the renovated New Bo building that houses his studio and Legion Arts, both of which suffered great losses due to the flood. The other (running through June 16) is a look back at the 2x2xU exhibit that was hanging all around New Bo when the flood came through. […]
Gilded Pear Gallery (808 Third Ave SE, Cedar Rapids) is holding an opening reception today for their summer show, Figured. The reception, which begins at 5 p.m., is free and open to the public.
The exhibit features both archived and new work from Midwest artists Jim Ochs, Ann Royer, and Priscilla Steele. Figured explores and examines the human form. “While all three artists draw upon historical inspirations,” the press release states, “each stray from realism to dissect the body into lines, blocks of color, and blurring features.” […]
High school art exhibits usually don’t generate much interest from anyone who isn’t the proud parent of one of the artists, but an exhibition of works by students in Linn-Mar High School’s advanced art class has sparked controversy on social media, with one of the paintings being denounced as Satanic, violent and sexually explicit. […]
Charlotte Cain exhibit ICON Gallery, Fairfield — through Oct. 22 Several years ago, during an exhibition of her work at Bill Teeple’s ICON gallery in Fairfield, Iowa, Charlotte Cain began a talk, “Two things: First I want to talk about lines. When you make a line, you’ve got to feel it; it’s like dancing. I’m […]