Cheryl Jacobsen is a calligrapher and assemblage artist interested in collaborations, materiality, expressive marks, the work of past scribes, teaching, and especially living in Iowa City where she can pursue all these things on a regular basis.
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.
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.
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.
Tiny Books – Deanne Warnholtz Wortman
My interest in paper and printing and books goes back many years. I have explored both over the years and have gone from wall sized prints and drawings to miniatures.
Architectural Sketching – Chucho Loria
Local architect Jesus Chucho Loria will give a presentation about architectural drawing and sketching, overviewing its history with examples from the past through modern digital sketching.
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.
James L. Ochs
James L. Ochs is a self-employed artist with over 30 years of experience in printmaking, painting, and drawing. He has been a university art instructor while also operating Ochs Studio for teaching and printmaking in Iowa City.
Due to concerns over the coronavirus this Life Drawing Drop-Ins will be suspended until further notice. March 15 (Canceled) On Facebook • On Little Village • On Twitter…
Andrea Smisek Gage
“Nothing challenges creativity more than the rollercoaster of life! From architectural-engineering to engineering a life of three kids, carpool and aging parents, Andrea Smisek Gage has found new ways to create in order to have new ways to cope.