Sandbox: A Studio Experience


Sandbox is a little corner of the web dedicated to Iowa City artists working to engage the public in an interactive environment. Find out more here. I believe creating an inspiring space is vital to the creative process. I don’t think I’m alone in this, although I might take it a little farther than some […]

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Iowa City Fall Gallery Walk Begins Friday

artisans gallery

The Fall Gallery Walk begins this Friday at 5 p.m., providing an excellent opportunity to check out the downtown Iowa City art scene. The walk is a collection of art receptions held at 20 downtown venues, many of which hold art exhibitions year-round. Artwork by both local and national artists will be on display. […]

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Come doodle on this giant, inflatable pyramid

Pyramid Inflation

If you’re walking around in the Ped Mall this Saturday, don’t be alarmed if you find a giant, inflatable pyramid sitting in the middle of Black Hawk Mini Park. Public Space One is hosting “The People’s Pyramid,” an “outward expression” of the Reframing the City exhibition, which is on display at PS1 until September 27. […]

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Art City: Matt Bollinger’s ‘Odd Jobs’ at Prairie Lights’ Cafe

A selection of new works by New York-based painter and collagist, Matt Bollinger, is on view at Prairie Lights’ cafe through Aug. 3. Entitled ‘Odd Jobs,’ Bollinger presents a series of collage-paintings in which each image contains a snippet of a larger storyline. As the title implies, many of the scenes portrayed fall under the description of ‘odd jobs,’ yet the show is not constrained by a single unified narrative concept. […]

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Iowa Arts Festival to take over downtown Iowa City

The 2014 Iowa Arts Festival kicks off this Friday, June 6 in downtown Iowa City. The weekend-long festival plays host to more than 125 local and national artists, with nightly live music and a variety of food options available on Culinary Row. A full rundown of participating artists is available through Summer of the Arts. […]

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