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September Art In The Afternoon

September Art In The Afternoon

September 16, 2018 from 1 to 2:30 pm
in The Center’s Assembly Room
28 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa
Free Admission

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Thomas Agran’s studio work focuses on the mid-western landscape, its total transformation through agriculture, and the political, social, and environmental consequences of that change. Some of his paintings also explore the complicated nexus of food, agriculture, nostalgia, and marketing. Agran’s paintings can be found in numerous public and private collections including the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art and the Grinnell College Prairie Studies Collection. Over the past 5 years, public art has become an important (seasonal) part of Agran’s practice, and he has executed and assisted with numerous large scale murals in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids. Agran works as the Director of Public Art for the Iowa City Downtown District, teaches painting and drawing, and lives in Iowa City with his family. www.thomasagran.com

June Art in the Afternoon

June Art in the Afternoon

Astrid Hilger Bennett

Over decades, her studio work has always embraced expressive painted, printed and dyed textiles that she creates herself. These have taken the form of wall pieces, art quilts and functional items which she has sold and exhibited locally, nationally and internationally. Her current bodies of work, the Tarp Series and the Drawing Series, add drawing and mixed media to those textiles. Bennett has lived in Iowa City since 1978 and is also known for her work in the local arts community, with her long affiliation with Iowa Artisans Gallery, Gallery Walk and local nonprofits. She is currently Board President of the Surface Design Association, a national nonprofit with 2300 international members working in art textile media.

1:00 PM Sunday, June 17th
in The Center’s Assembly Room
28 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa
ADMISSION IS FREE

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ART IN THE AFTERNOON is a monthly artist talk / workshop held on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  This series focuses on introducing local artists to the Iowa City community.

January Art In The Afternoon

Marilyn Moore – As a long time basket maker Marilyn Moore has become focused on the possibilities of working with wire and wire cloth to make her art. She will be demonstrating some of her techniques, and will be showing you examples of her work with wire. Marilyn will allow participants to play with some of the techniques and materials that she utilizes in making her art whether, it be baskets or jewelry. Visit her website at www.marilynmooreswired.net.

1:00 PM Sunday, Jan. 21st
in The Center’s Assembly Room
28 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa
ADMISSION IS FREE

ART IN THE AFTERNOON is a monthly artist talk / workshop held on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  This series focuses on introducing local artists to the Iowa City community.

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December Art In The Afternoon

December Art In The Afternoon

Thia Rolfes makes wooden toys that move by turning a crank. The whimsical characters are usually musicians that play a variety of instruments. Now, that she has retired from teaching elementary Spanish at College Community School District she has more time to create her fanciful folk art.

1:00 PM Sunday, Dec. 17th
in The Center’s Assembly Room
28 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa
ADMISSION IS FREE

ART IN THE AFTERNOON is a monthly artist talk / workshop held on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  This series focuses on introducing local artists to the Iowa City community.

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November Art In The Afternoon

Aaron Stephens will showcase his abstract drawing techniques. Often drawings are held in a lower status than abstract painting. By definition, “Abstract art seeks to break away from traditional representation of physical objects. It explores the relationships of forms and colors, whereas more traditional art represents the world in recognizable images.”

1:00 PM Sunday, Nov. 19th
in The Center’s Assembly Room
28 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa
ADMISSION IS FREE

ART IN THE AFTERNOON is a monthly artist talk / workshop held on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  This series focuses on introducing local artists to the Iowa City community.

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October Art In The Afternoon

October Art In The Afternoon

Robert Yale Richardson is retired from thirty-five years as the prepress manager for Tidewater Direct in West Branch, Iowa. His focus in retirement is on painting and drawing with watercolors, pastels and ink. 2004-05 he contributed a weekly editorial cartoon in the Iowa City Press Citizen under the name rytoonz. Robert teaches an evening class, “Cartooning for Beginners,” through the Coralville Parks and Recreation Department. His art will be on display in the Senior Center’s assembly room for the event. Visit his website at rytoonz.wordpress.com

  • 1:00 PM Sunday, Oct. 15th 
  • in The Center’s Assembly Room
  • 28 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa
  • ADMISSION IS FREE

ART IN THE AFTERNOON is a monthly artist talk / workshop held on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  This series focuses on introducing local artists to the Iowa City community. 

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September Art In the Afternoon

Latif Behroz Art In The Afternoon

Latif Behroz is a peace volunteer who has done “art and graffiti for peace”; a series of paintings on walls in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Along with his activist friends, Latif has also set “The Kindness Wall of Kabul”: a painted wall where people can leave clothes and other items for those in need. (The wall is featured in The New York Times, March 24, 2016). Latif is currently a student at Scattergood Friends School in West Branch and wants to continue the Kindness Wall project here in Iowa City.


1:00 PM Sunday, Sept. 17th
in The Center’s Assembly Room
28 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa
ADMISSION IS FREE

ART IN THE AFTERNOON is a monthly artist talk / workshop held on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  This series focuses on introducing local artists to the Iowa City community.

 

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June Art In The Afternoon

Art In The Afternoon with Fatima Saeed

Fatima Saeed is a Sudanese artist who uses Nubian themes in three-dimensional sculptures of leather, fabric and paper. Watercolor, fabric dye and glitter are used to enhance the designs. Her program “Coloring for Peace” with children and teens at Iowa UNA was a great success.


1:00 PM Sunday, June 18th
in The Center’s Assembly Room
28 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa
ADMISSION IS FREE

ART IN THE AFTERNOON is a monthly artist talk / workshop held on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  This series focuses on introducing local artists to the Iowa City community.

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May Art In The Afternoon

The Art of Found Objects
with Marge Clancy

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MargeDiscover how simple items from nature can become works of art. Driftwood or leaves can become her canvas. Since the ’70’s Marge has created the costumes for High School, Community Theater and Riverside Theater productions. The plays include Guys & Dolls, Bus Stop, Naughty Marietta and many more. A backdrop she made for the band, Dogs On Skis, is in Okoboji Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Now, her talents have turned toward her natural art.


1:00 PM Sunday, May 21st
in The Center’s Assembly Room
28 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa
ADMISSION IS FREE

ART IN THE AFTERNOON is a monthly artist talk / workshop held on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  This series focuses on introducing local artists to the Iowa City community.

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March Art In The Afternoon

Sharon Beckman - Creating Stories in Collage

Artist Sharon Beckman will discuss the process in creating her collages that are made with vintage ephemera, and will help participants create their own small collages. Please bring personal 2D items, such as photos and paper memorabilia, as well as scissors and a glue stick. Some vintage materials will also be provided for use.

Sharon Beckman spent most of her career in NYC as a graphic designer and art director and has shown her collages in Iowa at galleries in the Englert Theatre and CSPS.

Please bring glue stick and scissors with old photos and paper memorabilia


1:00 PM Sunday, Mar. 19th
in The Center’s Assembly Room

28 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa
ADMISSION IS FREE

ART IN THE AFTERNOON is a monthly artist talk / workshop held on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  This series focuses on introducing local artists to the Iowa City community.

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