Andrea Van Wyk: Explorations

Local artist Andrea Van Wyk exhibits her paintings of botanical and architectural subjects in this exhibit titled “Explorations.”  Andrea speaks of her work as influenced by her family.  “These influences are reflected in my current work which is an exploration of the nature that I love and the environments that I discover when I travel.” […]

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Allison B. Allen Artist in Residence, Nathalie Miebach: Rising Waters

Nathalie Miebach explores the intersection of art and science by translating scientific data related to meteorology, ecology and oceanography into woven sculptures and musical scores/ performances. Her main method of data translation is that of basket weaving, which functions as a simple, tactile grid through which to interpret data into 3D space. Central to this […]

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Tara Shukla: Bone Drawings

  Grinnell artist, Tara Shukla, intricately detailed drawings evoke other worlds and places. Exhibit Dates:  March 22 – April 13, 2017 Artist Talk and Reception:  March 23 at 5:00 p.m. Artist Statement: “Then, as I stumbled headlong down the path, there was suddenly a form …”- Peter Handke, The Long Way Around When I draw, […]

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Terry Kovalcik: Metal Clay–A Curious Contradiction

Terry Kovalcik, this semester’s Allison B. Allen artist-in-residence, exhibits his metal clay jewelry.  Metal clay forms like clay, but when fired, becomes metal–silver, copper, bronze.  Terry’s jewelry speaks of his deep curiosity about the world around him and his years as an illustrator influence his technique and approaches to the subject.      Exhibit Dates: […]

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Faculty Exhibition

Mat Kelly, Brian Roberts and Treva Reimer share new work in this exhibit. Artist Talk and Reception, Jan. 26 at 5:00 p.m.

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Trúc Deegan: The Oriental Brush Paintings

Trúc Deegan was born and raised in Vietnam. She migrated to the United States of America and became a citizen in 1970. Trúc has worked in variety of media but has chosen to concentrate on watercolor, especially the oriental style of brush painting. She studied under Mr. Ang Swee Hin, who lives in Penang, Malaysia, […]

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Tom Mazzullo: Silverpoint Drawings

  Tom Mazzullo earned a BFA from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia in 1990, and an MFA from Syracuse University in 1993. He teaches drawing at the University of Denver and at the Art Students League of Denver. He works in silverpoint, a rare drawing medium which uses a stylus made of soft metal to […]

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Joe Muench: “Skin Deep: Explorations in Metal (2006- 2016)”

Joe Muench received a BA in Craft Design from Iowa State University in 1984 studying with Professor Chuck Evans and an MFA in metalsmithing from Washington University, St. Louis, MO in1987 under the tutelage of Professor Heikki Seppa . He is currently a Professor of Art and Visual Culture at Iowa State University where he […]

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Senior Art Majors Exhibit

Heidi Heckenberg and Cindy Williams will exhibit their work from April 25 – May 13.  Every year, Central art majors take over the gallery as the culmination of their work at Central.

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Hannah Givler: “Unarchitectured”

Hannah Givler makes sculpture through a process of material exploration paralleled with academic research. The works on display in Unarchitectured were developed with sensitivity to a collection of histories of design, modernism, and gender politics. Givler received an MFA in Fiber and Material Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2012. She teaches sculpture […]

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