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Local artist and political cartoonist John Martinek is sending his mind traveling during quarantine

While practicing social distancing during the COVID-19 crisis, John Martinek, a local painter, printmaker and drawer (as well as a political cartoonist for Little Village magazine), is turning his artistic gaze from the stresses of the present to his own past experiences. Martinek took his first trip abroad in 1994 when he went to Africa […]

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Sheltering at their parents’ house in Iowa City, the Bassuk sisters are expanding their eclectic jewelry brand — and giving back

From paprika and dog treats to glitter and obscenities, there is almost no limit to what Leela and Maya Bassuk will put into resin. Over Winter Break, the two sisters — both Iowa City West High grads — bought some epoxy resin and started playing around with it, inspired by artsy resin videos on Instagram. […]

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Watch: Artist Hannah Givler ‘collaborates’ with her materials to create architectural sculptures

Iowa City artist Hannah Givler lets the materials around her — including scrap wood, metal and river stones — guide her artistic process. Her work takes on an array of forms and varies in scale from small sculptures to room-sized architectural creations capturing both the simplicity and complexity of her materials. Presented by Artifacts […]

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#nineposts featuring the art of Juliette Enloe

#nineposts is a Little Village project featuring the work of area creators through the @littlevillagemag Instagram feed. This week we’ll be featuring work from our second #nineposts artist, Juliette Enloe. Juliette, where does your appreciation for creation stem from? I’ve been an artist my whole life but I picked up painting about 3 years ago […]

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