Category: Hanson

  • Dan Perry Recent Works

    On display May 30 – July 1 Dan Perry is a sculpture artist based out of the Cedar Falls area. He leads the Public Space Incubator at the University of Northern Iowa and instructs sculpture students as they begin their art careers. Sponsored by the Hanson Family Foundation and Tom & Jan Lovell

  • One Second In Florence

    by Craig Kienast On display March 21 – April 22, 2023 Craig Kienast, Clear Lake, Iowa native, wanted to be a geologist like his older brother, until his brother gave him a camera, and there was no turning back. Kienast had found his love and expression of life. He later attended Hawkeye Community college in… Read More

  • Neo-Romanticism in Current Day Abstraction by Denise Presnell

    On display March 21 – April 22, 2023 Artist Talk and Reception on Saturday, April 22 from 1pm – 3pm Sometimes I just need to shut up and paint. Denise Presnell Presnell is a painter/mixed media artist currently living and working as a full-time artist in Sheboygan, WI. They grew up in south central Nebraska… Read More

  • 2023 North Iowa Student Art Exhibition

    The arts are important for all ages. This show features multiple school districts and gives a voice to over 250 artists. Support our students and their endeavors by visiting the show and encouraging the young artists in your life. School districts in Cerro Gordo and the surrounding counties were invited to bring student artwork in… Read More

  • Piece by Piece

    by Michael Hassig On Display December 6 – February 3 Artist Reception & Informal Talk December 16 from 5 – 7pm About the Exhibition Hassig employs a collage technique that uses pieces of paper to develop a flat 2- dimensional surface. In this process he uses pictures from discarded color plate books. These are cut… Read More

  • Contemporary Fiber Art

    by Surface Design Association Members Open November 1 – December 2 Artist Talk & Reception on November 5 from 2 – 4pm View the video to learn more about the show Artists include: Abigail Livingood Catherine Reinhart Deborah Zeitler Jan Friedman Jenna Bonistalli Teresa Paschke Astrid Hilger Bennett Olivia Valentine Ange Altenhofen Jocelyn Chateauvert  Joan… Read More

  • Goodnight, Shut Up

    by Sophia and Abbi Ruppert On Display October 4th – 28th About the Art Sophia and Abbi Ruppert are sisters and artists who create works about their upbringing in rural Midwestern poverty amid generational mental illness. Having shared a bedroom for eighteen years, they are bonded by shared family trauma. Sophia and Abbi share an… Read More

  • Plein Air Show

    On display August 23 – September 30, 2022 This collection of works was created in Central Gardens and outdoors by Midwest artists. Most of the art was created just recently on August 20, 2022 during our Artist Paint Out in the Central Gardens of North Iowa. What is Plein Air? “En plein air” is French… Read More

  • Iconoplast by Erik Olson

    On display July 26 – August 19, 2022 Using quilted plastic waste as his medium, Olson creates works that deal with the effects of consumerism, mass consumption and unfettered capitalism. By layering environmental issues with social justice messaging, his art emphasizes alienation from the environment and each other, willingness to waste, and the subsequent need… Read More

  • Tom Cubr: Surface

    On display June 28 – July 23, 2022 Surface is a compilation of Tom Cubr’s formalist inspired works that are abstracted aerial views. Watching the patches of Earth in different colors and human impact on the terrain, Cubr was inspired to make these works when flying in an airplane for the first time. Using satellite… Read More