October Newsletter

October Newsletter

It fascinates me how art presents itself when we stay open.

Last week, my wife, Laurie, and I were working our morning crossword, puzzling through a series of clues in the form of quotations. As it turned out, all the clues were from famous artists: Picasso, Gauguin, Dali, and Chagall. Picasso is featured in our film review this month, so it seems appropriate to dig a little deeper into his wisdom.

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Oct Art in the Afternoon

Oct Art in the Afternoon

Automatic Painting – Austin Caskie

October 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm. on Zoom

Austin Caskie is a painter and new media artist from North Carolina now living and working in Iowa City, Iowa. Austin Caskie earned a BFA in Art and Design at the North Carolina State University College of Design.

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September Newsletter

September Newsletter

How things have changed in six months!

Last February, ArtiFactory was wrapping up a study that looked at the feasibility of having a community art center in Johnson County. We were also significantly expanding our programming. Most of us had never heard of Covid, Zoom, or derecho.

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June Art in the Afternoon

June Art in the Afternoon

Taissir Abdelgadir

Taissir Abdelgadir is a prolific artist and art professor who emigrated from Sudan to the U.S. in 2015. She has a B.A. in Applied Art, Department of Textile Printing and M.F.A from the College of Fine and Applied Art from Sudan University for Science & Technology.

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