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:
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.
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
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.
Doug Osa is
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.
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.
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.
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.
Michael Walsh sees
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.
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