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April Newsletter

April Newsletter

Art + Science = Fascinating!

Come find out what happens when you merge art and science together! Jason Snell is a nationally recognized multidisciplinary artist with expertise in music, computer programming, artificial intelligence, motion design, and generative art systems.

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March Newsletter

March Newsletter

We invite you to watch Julia Lohrman Audlehelm create a pen and ink drawing before our very eyes!

Julia is a local artist whose Iowa roots are often found in her intricate work. Clients of note include Senator Tom Harkin, the University of Iowa President’s home and the local Unitarian Universalist Society. Join us on March 21 at 1 PM to learn more about Julia’s story and her creative process.

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February Newsletter

February Newsletter

Art in the Afternoon is the cure for the winter doldrums!

Join us as local printmaker Amy Dobrian shares her fascinating story. Learn how she develops unique works that combine printmaking with collage and hand work. February 21 at 1 pm via Zoom.

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Art in the Afternoon | Amy Dobrian

Art in the Afternoon | Amy Dobrian

Printmaker | Amy Dobrian

A native of Iowa City, Amy Dobrian graduated from Dartmouth College in 1987 with a dual major in French and Visual Arts, after which she studied drawing, painting, and printmaking at the Lacoste School of the Arts in Lacoste, France. She received an MA in printmaking in 1990 and an MFA in printmaking and drawing in 1992, both from the University of Iowa.

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Art in the Afternoon | Monica Correia

Art in the Afternoon | Monica Correia

Design | Monica Correia

Monica Correia is Associate Professor and head of the 3D Design Program at the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History. She received her “Cum Laude” Bachelor of Architecture degree from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and her MFA degree in 3D Design from the University of Iowa. Before moving to the US, she taught at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro School of Architecture.

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Art in the Afternoon | Léonard Kibala

Art in the Afternoon | Léonard Kibala

Congolese Artist | Léonard Kibala

Léonard Kibala was born in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He came to the United States in a diversity lottery that he won in 2019. When asked what his motivation he said, “I am an artist. I must not be silent. Painting portraits is my way to express my artistic talent to the American public. The United States is a country of opportunities. I hope I can realize my artistic dreams here.”

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