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Don't miss
the New Show!

Opens Friday, Jan 22nd

The New Show


The New Show is all about 'new' - new year, new decade - and Signs of Life is welcoming twelve new artists to our gallery.  We will also have new works from a few of our current artists plus the long-awaited return of Terence Koehn.

You are cordially invited to the opening reception this Friday evening from 7 to 10

New artists include:

Wurlitzer II - Margaret Buie
Margaret Buie often
 paints scenes from her travels
 around the world. She is a watercolorist who
 is known for her rich and vibrant use of color.

Saturated - Ann Cobb

Ann Kuckelman Cobb
is a long-time Lawrence artist.
As an anthropologist, she often finds inspiration in the stones,
plants and creatures that make their home next to hers on the
Kansas prairie.

Over the Plains - Missy Hamilton

Missy Hamilton is a
Lawrence native who received her Master of Arts
 in metal-smithing from the University of Oklahoma.
She now paints full time using a mixture of
 encaustic, metal leaf, and oil.


John and Elli Milan
are a husband and wife painting team.
Their works are often inspired by their travels and are found
in collections around the world.

East Leavenworth - Doug Osa

Doug Osa
 a Kansas plein air artist who has been painting for over 30 years.
 His works have been collected by
major museums including the Beach Museum
 of Art in Manhattan, Kansas, and the Nelson
 Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City.

Union Station - Ruthie Osa

Ruthie Osa
has been designing memorable branding for the past 20 years for national clients including Anheuser Busch and the National Park System. Her iconic images are reminiscent of WPA era and arts and crafts style posters.

Sunrise - Jean Terry

Jean Terry
loves capturing
 the many moods of the Flint Hills in pastel.
 She grew up on a farm so vegetation,
rocks, and soft hills have become a
 favorite subject matter for her paintings.

Untitled - Stephen Johnson

tephen Johnson is a versatile Lawrence artist
and author of award-winning children's books. 
In addition to his illustrative paintings and prints,
he is a sculptor and abstract designer.

Before the Storm - Michael Walsh

Michael Walsh
 a story waiting to be told in every landscape
he paints. His attention to light and color share the intrinsic message of truth and beauty that is
found in nature.

Foundation - Darin White

Darin White
is a native of Lawrence and a leader in b.a.l.m.(beauty, art & life movement - a local artists' group).  His finely-crafted sculptures give a contemporary context to the Gothic notion of stretching toward the transcendent.


We will also have new works from some of our regulars: Jim Brothers, Kim
Casebeer, Justin Marable, Charlotte Seifert, Heather Smith-Jones, and Mark Weber.
We are excited about the New Show and hope you will join us for the opening on January 22nd.
Clay Belcher
Signs of Life
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