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34th Annual

Benefit Art


James Otten, DDS

Advanced Aesthetic & Restorative Care H E A LT H . B E A U T Y. P E R S O N A L C A R E .


34th Annual

Benefit Art



Lawrence Arts Center

Staff SUSAN TATE Chief Executive Director STACY GALLOWAY HAYWOOD Chief Operating Officer BEN AHLVERS Exhibitions Director JEREMY ROCKWELL Exhibitions Assistant AMY ALBRIGHT Marketing Director & Graphic Designer RIC AVERILL Artistic Director of Performing Arts HANAN MISKO Dance School Director COLLEEN JONES Dance School Assistant KYLA STRID Studio Manager MARLO ANGELL Director of Digital Media ERIKA GRAY Performing Arts Coordinator WHITNEY JUNEAU Events & Technical Coordinator HEATHER HOY Development Director LAURIE MCLANE-HIGGINSON Curator of Education MARGARET WEISBROD MORRIS Director of Programs & Partnerships GRACE PETERSON Lead Instructor & Studio Assistant BETH MURPHY Office Manager LINDA REIMOND Arts-Based Preschool Director STEVE RICHARDSON Facilities Manager RUTH DEWITT Development and Marketing Project Coordinator

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Silent Auction Instructions Over 100 items in this auction are offered through the Silent Auction. Silent Auction items are displayed with a Silent Auction bid card (“S”) in addition to the identification label. To place a bid, print your name clearly on the card. (There is a minimum 50% bid on all auction items.) Please honor the minimum bid increase of $10. Failure to do so will disqualify your bid. Include your phone number so that we can contact you if you are not present to pick up your work at the end of the auction. Bids made without full names and phone numbers may be disqualified. Bids may be placed until 7:15pm in the middle gallery and 7:30pm in the large gallery on auction night, April 12, just before the Live Auction begins. The names of winners of Silent Auction items will be posted during the Live Auction on April 12. You may claim your Silent Auction item starting one hour after the close of Silent Auction bidding. On Monday, April 14, telephone calls to winners who were not present on auction night will be made to inform them of their winning bid and to arrange for the pick-up of the item. We ask that winning bidders claim their items as soon as possible. BUY OUT OPTION Silent Auction items are available for “buy-out” at 200% of the posted retail value. Bids of that amount or more are not considered buy-outs unless the item has been paid for in advance. To buy-out an item, see the receptionist in the lobby. Once paid for, the item will be marked and will be available for pick-up at 8:30 pm April 12, or afterwards. THE LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER ENCOURAGES YOU TO MAKE ORIGINAL ART A PART OF YOUR LIFE. VISIT LOCAL ART VENUES AND PURCHASE ORIGINAL WORKS FOR YOUR HOME AND WORK ENVIRONMENT.

2014 Benefit Art Auction

WIN A Live Auction Bidding Certificate $5000 BIDDING CERTIFICATE DRAWING Enter for a chance to win a LIVE auction bid certificate! Read rules below.

• Suggested donation of $100 to enter • prize drawing of $5,000 Live Auction Bidding Certificate • Entries accepted until 7pm April 12 • Winning entries will be drawn April 12, 7:40pm on stage. The winning certificates must be used during the Live Auction on April 12 • Winner MUST BE PRESENT IN THE THEATER at the time of the drawing. • Bidding certificate can only be used towards the purchase of ONE LIVE auction piece (no cash value – no substitutions.) • An unused balance will constitute a donation to the Lawrence Arts Center by the winner.

Bidder’s Notes Please use this page to list your Bidder Number and purchases. Knowing the auction numbers of the items you have purchased will speed processing when you pick up your art works. BIDDER’S NUMBER ________ ITEM NUMBER ______________ PRICE _______________ ITEM NUMBER ______________ PRICE _______________ ITEM NUMBER ______________ PRICE _______________ ITEM NUMBER ______________ PRICE _______________ ITEM NUMBER ______________ PRICE _______________

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1 Chris Wolf Edmonds L-17 Color Play

Lawrence, KS

Giclee Print on cotton, 10 x 20 $600

The primary inspiration for my work is life in all its forms. As an artist and amateur naturalist, I collect the colors and patterns of the world around me and attempt to preserve them in my hand painted and printed fabrics, photo images, pieced designs and books. I spend part of everyday out-ofdoors observing the coming and going of life in nature. I am fascinated by the magical effects of light, atmosphere and time on the luminosity of a leaf, the dazzle of color refracted through an icicle and the way the winter grasses sketch portraits of the wind. I am mesmerized by an evening sky filled with migrating geese and reflected in a pond where the wind-rippled surface turns it into a mercurial impressionist painting.

2 Rick Mitchell L-52 Untitled, 2014

Lawrence, KS

Archival color print of digital photograph 24 x 36 $1,100

Rick Mitchell is an independent artist, photographer and writer living in Lawrence, Kansas. He earned a BFA degree in Painting from the University of Kansas and an MFA in Art from Rutgers University. Mitchell has exhibited his work since 1970 and has received grants to further his interdisciplinary work from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, the New Jersey Arts Commission, the New Jersey Historical Commission, the Kansas Arts Commission, Kansas Health Foundation and the Lawrence Arts Commission.

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3 John Talleur L-0 Party, circa 1980

1925-2001 wood cut, AP, 29.5 x 18.25 $350

John Talleur was a professor emeritus of art and an honorary print curator at the University of Kansas. Born in Chicago in 1925, he received his bachelor’s degree from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1947. In 1951, he earned a master’s degree from the University of Iowa, where he studied with Mauricio Lasansky. He received a Fulbright Fellowship in 1953 for study in France. Later that year he joined the faculty at KU where he taught until 1996. He died in Lawrence, KS in 2001. Talleur’s etchings and paintings have been in numerous exhibits around the world. Collections include the Spencer Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

4 Susan Davidoff L-100

El Paso, TX

Night Walks (set), 2013

Lithograph, edition 10/36 Made at Lawrence Lithography, 22 x 22 (x3) $3,000

Susan Davidoff’s imposing plant silhouettes are records of her daily interactions with the landscape. Beautifully rendered, yet hauntingly stark, the images catalogue her natural surroundings through the use of materials collected from nature. Davidoff received an M.A. and an M.F.A. from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. She has received awards from the Ford Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the National Society of Arts and Letters, among others. She has taught at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, and currently teaches at the University of Texas at El Paso.

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5 Louis Copt L-96

Lecompton, KS

Fires Near Council Grove, 2014 oil on canvas, 2014, 16 x 16 $1,200

Louis Copt is from Emporia, Kansas. He graduated from Emporia State University in 1971 with a degree in art. Copt began his career as a full time artist in 1985 after returning from a summer of study at the Art Students League in New York City. The focus of Copt’s art includes landscape, portrait, figurative painting, sculpture and photography. His work has been featured in two recent exhibits at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum in St. Joseph, Missouri and the Sabatini Gallery in Topeka, Kansas. His work has been published in American Artist Magazine and numerous scholarly publications including The Great Plains Quarterly. Copt has also exhibited work in national competitions such as the National Oil Painters and Kansas Watercolor Societies. His work is in museum, corporate and private collections throughout the United States. More of Louis’ work can be found at

6 William S. Burroughs L-32

Lawrence, KS

Rx (Morphine at Dawn), 1992

one color serigraph, cotton paper, Signed edition of 99, 15.5 x 20.5 $1,500

Image recently published in The Independent. Born February 5, 1914 in St. Louis, Missouri, William S. Burroughs was an innovative writer and artist. A primary figure in the Beat Generation, Burroughs deeply influenced popular culture with dozens of books and hundreds of paintings, essays, spoken word performances and multi-media collaborations. William S. Burroughs made his home in Lawrence, Kansas, where he lived and created art from 1981 until his death in 1997. During that time, Burroughs continued his explorations in material and process, and created a large body of work. Burroughs’ work has been featured in over fifty international galleries and museums including Royal Academy of the Arts, Centre Pompidou, Guggenheim Museum, New Museum, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum, Spencer Museum of Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art.

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7 Janet Davidson-Hues L-22 Yada, yada, yada,yada, yada, 2012

Lawrence, KS archival digital print, 3/10, 8 x 18in $400

Janet Davidson-Hues investigates and combines language and image in order to set up a tension between the verbal and the visual in her paintings and prints. She was born in Baltimore and is an MFA graduate from the University of Kansas and former Assistant Professor of Art at Indiana State University. She has exhibited her work nationally in 20 solo shows and 130 invitational and group shows. She is represented by the Flomenhaft Gallery in New York City and Weinberger Fine Art in Kansas City. Her work can be viewed at

8 Ben Ahlvers L-103 Vampire Blues, 2013

Lawrence, KS ceramic, glaze, 18 x 12 x 11 $650

Recently featured in Ceramics Monthly magazine, Ben is known for creating whimsical ceramic figures that contain a vein of wit and humor, with an undertone of deviousness and mystery. The narratives in his work are rooted in his experiences as a father and simultaneously touch on relationships and experiences beyond this role. Ben studied at Southern University Edwardsville and received his M.F.A. at Ohio University. He actively exhibits his work which can be found in numerous collections around the country.

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9 Angie Pickman L-89 A Certain Glow, 2014

Lawrence, KS hand cut paper, 10.5 x 13.5 $615

Angie Pickman lives and works as a full-time cut paper artist in Lawrence, Kansas, often operating under the moniker, “Rural Pearl.” She received her bachelor’s degree from Benedictine College in 2001 and her master’s degree from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University in 2004. She worked in New York City for a number of years before returning to Kansas in 2009 to pursue her artistic career full-time. She exhibits at galleries and art fairs nationally, does illustration work, and teaches various classes and workshops at the Lawrence Arts Center.

10 Elizabeth Grandma Layton L-56 (1909-1993) Cinderella

Lithograph. 89/100 edition Made at Lawrence Lithography, 22.5 x 30 $950

Elizabeth Layton, a native of Wellsville, Kansas began drawing in 1977 at the age of sixty-eight when she took a drawing class at a local university. In class she learned to use the technique of “blind” contour drawing in which the artist looks at the paper only for points of reference, concentrating on the subject reflected in the mirror rather than the line being drawn on the paper. Every day, Layton worked at creating self-portraits that reflect her response to contemporary social issues. That fall, a local newspaper reporter, Don Lambert, was searching for an interesting subject for an article and stumbled upon the class display at the college. Upon discovering the drawings of this “old woman from small-town America,” Don became her biggest fan – and promoter - and to this day continues to tirelessly promote her drawings and her story.

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11 Ann Dean L-86

Lawrence, KS

Haskell Indian Art Show, 2013 digital photography, 19.5 x 19.5 $400

Ann writes, “I love photography because it gives me a chance to savor the fleeting moments in time that we all take for granted. This was one of those moments that took my breath away and I wanted to live in forever. I enjoy photographing my immediate surroundings here in Lawrence, Kansas, and my hope is that my images resonate with the viewer as if you were actually there watching the scene unfold for yourself. I currently teach photography classes at the Lawrence Arts Center and I am a freelance photographer, but my true love is travel photography.�

12 John Newman L-2

New York City, NY

Red Through and Through, 2010

Lithograph. 3/15 Made at Lawrence Lithography, 26 x 22 in $1,400

John Newman makes sculptures that are, in essence, assemblages of several disparate specific objects and materials. He may, for instance, combine wicker, cast metal, tulle, gilded paper, gauze, glass and rope to make highly unique intimate forms that draw on but transcend cultural references, and speak to the universe of intangibles such as warped space, time, sound and light travel, while at the same time compelling a kind of spiritual and intellectual focus. As his sculptures reflect the organic and fluid nature of drawing, his drawings and prints compress and then reactivate the shapes and movement on the 2 dimensional surface. The lithograph Red Through and Through reflects some of the process he goes through in evolving a finished image. A major national and international exhibitor, his work is in numerous major public and private collections, including the Chicago Art Institute, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tate Gallery, Walker Art Center, Whitney Museum of American Art, and Yale Art Gallery.

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13 Margaret Weisbrod Morris L-61 Homeward, 2012

Lawrence, KS

acr ylic on panel, custom built maple frame, 22 x 28 $1,500

Margaret is active in the arts education and non-profit community, presenting in national forums such as the Arts Education Partnership’s National Forum and the National Association for State Arts Agencies National Assembly. She has served as a panelist for the US Department of Education, National Endowment for the Arts, Mid America Arts Alliance and the Oklahoma Arts Council. Morris holds a BFA in painting and printmaking from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and studied with Edith Kramer, the founder of the field of art therapy, to get her MA degree from New York University.

14 Ralph Steadman/William S. Burroughs L-99 Something New Has Been Added, 1995

Screen-print and gunshots on paper. Signed. 30.5 x 44 $6,000

Born in 1936, Ralph Steadman began his career as a cartoonist and through the years diversified into many fields of creativity. Artist, writer, sculptor, cartoonist and designer, he has illustrated such classics as Alice in Wonderland, Treasure Island and Animal Farm. His books include the studies of Sigmund Freud and Leonardo da Vinci, while with Hunter S. Thompson he collaborated on the birth of GONZO journalism with his classic illustrations for Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Born February 5, 1914 in St. Louis, Missouri, William S. Burroughs was an innovative writer and artist. A primary figure in the Beat Generation, Burroughs deeply influenced popular culture with dozens of books and hundreds of paintings, essays, spoken word performances and multi-media collaborations. William S. Burroughsmade his home in Lawrence, Kansas, where he lived and created art from 1981 until his death in 1997. During that time, Burroughs continued his explorations in material and process, and created a large body of work. Burroughs’ work has been featured in over fifty international galleries and museums including Royal Academy of the Arts, Centre Pompidou, Guggenheim Museum, New Museum, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum, Spencer Museum of Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art.

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15 Lori Norwood L-126 Pair of Aussies

Lawrence, KS Bronze, 2011 $375

Lori is a sculptor who lives and works in Lawrence. She is a former world class pentathlete. She is also a recipient of the Phoenix Award for Visual Arts.

16 Carol Ann Carter L-63

Lawrence, KS

Handscape, 2007

mixed media digital drawing on archival Schoellershammer #10 Velvet Paper, 15 x 20 $1,100

Carol Ann Carter’s creative work began in intaglio printmaking and advanced to mixed media painting and fiber construction in 1984. She is currently working in multimedia installation -performance, mixed media, and digital imaging and video. Carter is also interested in collaboration across cultures and disciplines in the arts. Of her work she states: “The objects and spaces I utilize suggest the creative field in which I play my work. It is a field of Art and Design where I practice movement and exchange of elements across boundaries. I am motivated by the dialogues among materials, intelligence or disciplines-by a kind of character conversion where one thing influences or develops by virtue of occupying space with another: red and green pigment meant for a painting, find their way to a chair...or when foot pain assists, over time, in the development of a shoe form. The field for these considerations-for this activity-- is wide open.” Carter has held teaching positions at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN, Penn State University, and the University of Michigan, and joined the faculty of The University of Kansas in 1996.

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17 Tim Forcade L-94 Testimonial II, 2014

Lawrence, KS pigment print on lacquered satin in maple frame, 24 x 36 $1,600

Tim Forcade is a multimedia artist having applied electronic systems, variable speed motors, theatrical lighting, video and photography to create imagery inspired by light in all its forms. His work has been published, collected and exhibited worldwide. Recent exhibits include the Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art and Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art.

18 Lisa Grossman L-23

Lawrence, KS

Prairie River West of Perry, 2008

relief-roll woodcut on silk tissue on tinted mulberr y paper, 7 x 9.5 x 7.5 $500

Born in 1967 in western Pennsylvania, Grossman moved to Kansas City in the late 1980s, and over the last twenty years established herself as a prominent painter and printmaker of eastern Kansas’s open prairie spaces and river valleys. In more than twenty solo shows in the Midwest and on either coast, Grossman has evolved a luminous and minimalist plein air style, focusing on the horizon and subtle shifts in light and color, weather and season.

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19 Rick Stein L-101 Cherry Side Table, 2000

Lawrence, KS American black cherr y 28 x 36 x 14.5 $1,900

Stein began taking furniture making classes in 1995, 1996, and 1999 at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockland, Maine, where he studied with Peter Korn, James Krenov, John Reed Fox, and Michael Puryear. These teachers and Lawrence furniture builder Will Orvedal have had a strong influence on his work. Stein writes about his work: “In a world driven by instant gratification, honest craft stands out as a counterpoint to the frenzy rampant in our culture. Whether it’s furniture making, painting, jewelry making, or any other tangible craft or art, the process inherently requires patience, attention to detail, and a willingness to demand the best, most consistent effort from the creator. Furniture making demands my best effort, my most skilled and practiced work, and all of my concentration. I can’t rush, work casually, or accept less than my best.”

20 Eliza Bullock L-53 Conduit

Lawrence, KS monotype, chine colle, 16 x 12 $650

Eliza received a BFA from Ohio University in Graphic Design in 1995. In Florence, Italy She studied iand created monotypes. She began to work in the Lawrence Arts Center John Talleur Print Studio, combining printmaking, mixed media and photography. Eliza creates abstract works on paper utilizing techniques of monotype, chine collé, collage, assemblage, drawing, painting, pastels and stitching. Monotype, unlike other printmaking methods, is a process through which only one unique print can be made. Each print is one-of-a-kind. I begin by creating monotype prints and layer into them with additional techniques and materials to complete each piece.

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21 Jan Gaumnitz L-68 Prairie Moon Rising

Lawrence, KS

mixed media (monoprint/chine colle) 38.5 x 29.5 $1,600

As a child, Jan lived on a farm near a lake in Minnesota. The close association with nature had an enduring influence on her life and art. Gaumnitz prefers to be outside “seeing, experiencing, remembering, collecting and photographing,” than creating a work of art inside her studio. By investigating sources for new or old ideas, challenging new techniques and materials, yet following basic fundamentals of art, she works to present a unique expression in a variety of media. Her wide array of work is seen on her website,

22 Stephen T. Johnson L-49 Billy the Kid, 2004

Lawrence, KS oil on panel, 17 x 12 $800

Stephen T. Johnson is a highly versatile American artist whose visually arresting and conceptually rich body of work forges connections between words, objects and ideas. His art spans a broad range of concepts, contexts and mediums including painting, collage, drawing, sculpture and installations and can be seen in museum and gallery exhibitions, site-specific public art commissions, and through his original award-winning children’s books.

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23 Jim Connelly L-110

Lawrence, KS

Necklace, 2008

Sterling silver/Mexican fire opal (4.74 ct.) necklace on 26” cobra chain - high polish/forged & fabricated 1.5 x .75 in. $915

Jim received an MBA in metalsmithing from The University of Kansas in 1972 and opened SILVER WORKS in 1974. SILVER WORKS and More closed its storefront in 2009 but Jim continues to produce jewelry which is represented by Spectator’s at 710 Massachusetts in downtown Lawrence. In November 2013, Jim’s work became available in Los Angeles through OULi a beautiful gallery at 1505-1/2 Echo Park Avenue. Brooke Intrachat (LHS graduate) is one of three partners involved in the establishment of the gallery. Jim is still available for commission work and inventory can also be seen through and at SILVER WORKS on Facebook.

24 Karen Matheis L-35 1400 Road

Lawrence, KS Oil on Canvas $700

Karen Matheis works in a painterly style that utelizes vivid colors and confident brushstrokes. Recent paintings combine modernism with traditional landscape. More of her paintings can be viewed at and also at The Strecker Nelson Gallery. She also writes for Larryville Artists, a popular blog about the art and writing scene of Lawrence http://

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25 Hong Chun Zhang L-127 Curl Study, 2013

Lawrence, KS

graphite on paper, 18 x 24in $2,000

Hong was born in 1971 during the Chinese Cultural Revolution. She received her BFA from Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing and her MFA at the University of California, Davis. Her graduate and post-graduate work was recognized with a Skowhegan Artist Residency Scholarship (2003), a Dedalus Foundation MFA Fellowship (2004), and Pollock Krasner Foundation grant (2006). Her work is in a number of public and private collections such as Sylvain Levy/ DSL Collection (France 2011), the Origo Family Foundation (Switzerland 2009), the White Rabbit Contemporary Chinese Art Collection (Australia 2008), the Kansas City Collection (2010), Spencer Museum of Art at University of Kansas (2006), Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University (2010), and The Ministry of Culture of China (Beijing 1994). She exhibits nationally and internationally at different venues such as the The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in DC, The Third Chengdu Biennale in China, the Lawrence Arts Center, the Portland Museum of Art Biennale, the Center for Contemporary Art Sacramento, and BRIC Rotunda Gallery in Brooklyn, NY.

26 William S. Burroughs L-32 X-Ray Man, 1992

Lawrence, KS

Signed Ar tist ’s Proof Two Color Serigraph, cotton paper, 11 x 8 $1,500

Image used as cover for Sonic Youth album NYC Ghosts and Flowers. Born February 5, 1914 in St. Louis, Missouri, William S. Burroughs was an innovative writer and artist. A primary figure in the Beat Generation, Burroughs deeply influenced popular culture with dozens of books and hundreds of paintings, essays, spoken word performances and multi-media collaborations. William S. Burroughs made his home in Lawrence, Kansas, where he lived and created art from 1981 until his death in 1997. During that time, Burroughs continued his explorations in material and process, and created a large body of work. Burroughs’ work has been featured in over fifty international galleries and museums including Royal Academy of the Arts, Centre Pompidou, Guggenheim Museum, New Museum, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum, Spencer Museum of Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art.

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27 Jack Collins L-40 Winter Solstice

Lawrence, KS mixed media, 16 x 15 $1,800

Jack writes, “My paintings are about the process of becoming. Objects appear and disappear into the space created- activating and changing the space around them. The objects are not based in daily reality but in imagined relationships within the picture plane. I define the space and objects but I do not name them, allowing the viewer to determine their own personal content based on their own life experiences.�

28 Molly Murphy L-88 Firelight, 2014

Lawrence, KS oil on canvas, 16 x 40 $1,200

Molly Murphy is a painter from Lawrence, Kansas and works out of a painting studio in the Crossroads Arts District in Kansas City, Missouri. Her work investigates aspects of memory in its many facets. Murphy has completed special exhibitions on the topic for Baker University in Baldwin, Kansas and BNIM Architects in Kansas City as well as during her period as the 2012 Artist-In-Residence in Seaside, Florida. She serves on the Board of Directors of The Lawrence Arts Center and as Coordinator for Final Friday Art Walks in Downtown Lawrence. Her work has been shown from Amsterdam to LA, and is in private and corporate collections across the country.

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29 Sally Piller L-77 Evening

Lawrence, KS color woodblock print, 31.5 x 22 $1,500

Sally F. Piller is an artist/printmaker living in Lawrence, KS. After years of making woodblock prints using the Western method of printing with oil based ink on dry paper, she now has immersed herself in the art of moku hanga. This ancient Japanese method has its own set of challenges and many advantages, using nontoxic water based pigments, dampened paper, and the ingenious kento color registration system. Sally recently returned from an artists’ residency in Japan.

30 John Gary Brown L-31 Under The Sky Signs, 1996

Lawrence, KS oil on canvas, 36 x 48.5 $3,000

John Gary Brown lives and works in Lawrence, Kansas and Creede, Colorado. He has a Masters Degree (MFA) from The University of Washington in Seattle. John taught art classes at The University of Kansas, University of Nebraska, The University of Washington and The Wichita Art Museum. He has been painting since 1960 and has sold six hundred paintings in twenty commercial galleries over the years. He has won many museum prizes and purchases, including First Prize at the Mid-America Exhibition at the Nelson/Atkins Museum in Kansas City, a purchase award at the Joslyn Gallery in Omaha, and a purchase by the Institute of Arts and Letters in New York.

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31 Herb Friedson L-92 Incognito, 1958

Lawrence, KS

welded steel with stain glass, walnut base 38 x 11 x 11 $800

Herb Friedson was born in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1958 with a BFA in Sculpture. He started enameling in high school. At the Cleveland Institute of Art, he studied with renowned enamellists Kenneth Bate and John Paul Miller. He received an MFA in Design at the University of Kansas and was hired by KU to teach jewelry-silversmithing and basic design in the Design Department as well as introducing enameling into the curriculum. Mr. Friedson’s work has been shown in more than one hundred twenty regional, national and international exhibitions including those at the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York; Cleveland Museum of Art, Aaron Faber Gallery, New York; Long Beach Museum of Art, Nelson Gallery/Atkins Museum and the Biennale Internationale in Limoge, France.

32 Clare Doveton L-81 End of Winter, 2013

Lawrence, KS Oil on Canvas, 20 x 34 $1,800

Clare Doveton moved to New York City in 1994, where she was formally trained in painting at Parsons School of Art and Design. There she received a BFA in Fine Arts on merit scholarship and began exhibiting her work in galleries. In 2004 Doveton moved her studio to Kansas, where she currently works in the Poehler Building in the Lawrence Cultural District.

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33 Keith Haring/William S. Burroughs L-74 From the Apocalypse Series,

Ar tist Proof 17/20, screen print on paper and plastic, 38 x 38in (x2) $8,000

Keith Haring was an artist and activist who became a star of the 1980s New York City art scene. Along with Jean-Michel Basquiat, Haring was in the circle of Andy Warhol and socialized with pop culture icons like Madonna and Yoko Ono. Through his public murals and subway drawings as well as his prints and paintings, Haring created a visual vocabulary that has become part of today’s vernacular. Born February 5, 1914 in St. Louis, Missouri, William S. Burroughs was an innovative writer and artist. A primary figure in the Beat Generation, Burroughs deeply influenced popular culture with dozens of books and hundreds of paintings, essays, spoken word performances and multi-media collaborations. William S. Burroughs made his home in Lawrence, Kansas, where he lived and created art from 1981 until his death in 1997. During that time, Burroughs continued his explorations in material and process, and created a large body of work. Burroughs’ work has been featured in over fifty international galleries and museums including Royal Academy of the Arts, Centre Pompidou, Guggenheim Museum, New Museum, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum, Spencer Museum of Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art.

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34 Judith G. Levy L-91

Lawrence, KS

Premonition Point, Ozark, Calif., 2014

archival pigment print. AP 1/1, 22 x 59.5 $1,200

Judith G. Levy is a multidisciplinary artist whose work explores history, culture, and identity. A native New Yorker who has lived in the midwest for the past fifteen years, Levy received her BA in Visual Art from Hunter College and her MSW from Adelphi University. She has presented solo exhibitions of her work at venues including The Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana University, and Big Car Gallery in Indianapolis, Soo Visual Arts Center in Minneapolis, Navta Schulz Gallery in Chicago, and the Paragraph Gallery in Kansas City. Her public art has been shown in Indianapolis, Chicago and Kansas City, and she has been included in group exhibitions at institutions such as Memorial Art Gallery Museum in Rochester, NY; Bridge Art Fair, Miami; PlugIn Institute for Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, The Indianapolis Art Center, The Plains Art Museum, Fargo; and the Paragraph Gallery, La Esquina, Epsten Gallery, and Spyn Gallery in Kansas City. In 2012, her short video, On The Seventh Day, was screened in seven national and international film festivals, including the New York City International Film Festival. She has been awarded an Andy Warhol Foundation Rocket Grant, a Lilly Foundation Creative Renewal Grant, and the 2012 Kansas City Visual Artist Artopia award. Levy’s Missouri Bank Crossroads Artboards were on view during the fall of 2014 in Kansas City. Her feature film, NV in KC: a story about artists and envy in Kansas City premiered in Kansas City and Lawrence in 2013 and was included in The H & R Block Artspace Performance Now Film series. It will be screened at the Nelson Atkins Museum on March 27, 2014. Levy was recently awarded a Charlotte Street Fellowship to attend Art Omi, an international artist residency this summer.

35 Stan Herd L-45 Comanche County, 2009

Lawrence, KS oil on canvas, 16 x 20 $1,400

Herd’s work has been featured on CBS’s Sunday Morning, NPR’s All Things Considered and What Do You Think?, Dateline NBC, Late Night with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian Magazine, The New York Times, The New Look of Paris and The London Telegraph. A book about his earthworks, Crop Art and Other Earthworks, (Henry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1994) details Herd’s artistic journey through stunning pictures and stories. www.

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36 Jen Unekis L-85

Lawrence, KS

Pausing Between Breaths, 2014 acr ylic, graphite, pigmented

wax and oil stick on plaster board, 27 x 15 (x2) $750

Jen Unekis was born in Los Angeles, CA. After moves to Kansas, Oklahoma, and Idaho, she landed back in Kansas, moved to Lawrence and enrolled in KU. After studying Art and Design with an emphasis in ceramics she began creating primarily works in clay. Jen currently paints on plaster board. Striving to create a personal experience for the viewer with layers of color, texture and line. Fitting in small marks with other media to create elements that feel unexpected yet familiar. Today, she lives in a little yellow bungalow near the river with her daughter Adeline and husband David. Jen was the Grand Prize winner at the 2013 Art Westport, 1st place winner at the 2012 Lawrence Art in the Park along with awards in the Kansas Visions show and the LOYO show.

37 Shepard Fairey/Kate Simon L-25 San Diego, CA Burroughs, 2014

Screen-print on Spectone paper. Ar tist Proof, 24 x 18 $400

Shepard Fairey shot to national fame as the graphic artist behind a 2008 iconic poster of Barack Obama, a portrait labeled simply “HOPE” and in a style that could be described as Andy Warhol meets Socialist Realism. Fairey, who graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1992, was already well known among graffiti artists and fans, thanks to one of Fairey’s early works of “guerilla” art, an impromptu stencil design based on an ad for Andre the Giant, a professional wrestler. Fairey made stickers of the image in the late ‘80s, along with the scrawl “Andre the Giant has a posse,” and the image went viral, spreading far and wide through urban America, on street signs, billboards and walls. He later adapted the image and added the word “obey.” Mixing left-wing politics with “appropriated” images and bold graphic design, Fairey now works as a fine artist and advertising designer, with a gallery in Los Angeles and business ventures that dip into publishing, fashion and urban sports (skateboarding). Sup-

Live Auction ORDER porters call what he does appropriation art, but detractors call it plagiarism, and Fairey’s success has put him in the middle of a legal and artistic debate about who owns what when it comes to images in the public. With permission from the staff of Obama’s presidential campaign, Fairey began distributing the “HOPE” image in January of 2008. A year later, with Obama in the White House, Fairey’s poster was officially displayed in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Around the same time the Associated Press declared Shepard’s poster was based on a 2006 photo taken by the AP’s Manny Garcia and they should get credit and compensation. Fairey filed a pre-emptive lawsuit against the AP, arguing he didn’t owe them. Fairey has appeared in the documentary films Andre the Giant Has a Posse (by Helen Stickler, first distributed in 1997) and Bomb It! (2007), and his work has been documented in the book Supply and Demand. Simon has created many iconic photographs that have defined the subject and are part of modern popular culture. The Clash on the cover of the debut album, Debbie Harry on the roof of her apartment, Bob Marley by the pool, David Bowie in the studio, Led Zeppelin rehearsing, The Sex Pistols fighting, Miles Davis contemplating, Patti Smith on a rocking horse, all captured in a singular timeless style. Intimate portraits of artists and writers from William Burroughs to Andy Warhol, Robert Rauchshenberg to WH Auden, recent sittings by Dennis Hopper, Iggy Pop and new work as a contributing editor to Interview Magazine continue to expand Kate’s unique archive. Kate’s photography has appeared on countless book jackets, record covers and in publications around the world, is displayed in museums and galleries in Europe and the US and in many private photographic collections. Her acclaimed book: Rebel Music: Bob Marley & Roots Reggae is published in a limited edition by: Genesis Publications.

38 Kristin Morland L-30 Invisible Strings, 2013

Lawrence, KS

sequins, beads, paint, thread, 18 x 32 $800

Received BFA degree in 1998; concentrating in painting and weaving at the University of Kansas. Kristin has been utilizing sequins as her main medium for the last 14 years. Making use of contrast and color, as well as form and texture, I am able to condense my perspectives, and interface my language with my experience.

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39 Roger Shimomura L-82

Lawrence, KS

Global Mutations #3 (cowboy), 2005

acr ylic on canvas, 60 x 24 $12,000

Roger Shimomura is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus from the University of Kansas. He has had over 130 solo exhibitions and has lectured as a visiting artist at over 200 universities, art schools and museums. Among his many awards he has been cited as a Distinguished Alumnus from the University of Washington, in Seattle. In 2011, he was selected to be a USA Fellow. He is in the permanent collections of over 85 museums nation and his personal letters are being collected by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. His work is currently featured in “Asian American Portraits of Encounter� at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. He is represented by galleries in N.Y.C., Seattle, Kansas City, and Santa Fe.

RAISE THE PADDLE Raise your paddle to make a donation to the Lawrence Arts Center’s visiting and Resident Artist Fund. The Lawrence Arts Center’s Visiting and Resident Artist program is vital to our ability to offer the best in arts education, performing arts, and contemporary exhibitions. Visiting artists work with preschoolers through adults, teach in our studios and in the community, exhibit, create new work in dance, theater, or visual arts, challenge us, and inspire us.

Project-based Residencies This residency supports area artists who wish to learn new mediums and/ or who need temporary studio space to complete special projects. Artists receive use of studio space at the Arts Center, a materials stipend, and private instruction in any medium.

Short Term Invitational Residencies These residencies include visual and performing artists who are commissioned to create new work for the Lawrence Arts Center.

Year Long Residencies in Ceramics and Printmaking The Lawrence Arts Center offers 12 month artist in residence programs to ceramics and printmaking artists. Each year, applicants with M.F.A. degrees apply for the two positions. The residents, chosen by Arts Center staff, other artists, and curators, receive living space, a monthly stipend, curatorial and technical support, instruction in teaching workshops and classes, and a solo exhibition of new work created at the Arts Center. They teach classes and care for studio spaces. Our 2013-14 artists-in residence are John McCaughey, printmaking. Kyla Strid, ceramics. Thanks to Ellie LeCompte, Anne and David Hollond, Sharon Perry Galloway, Dan Schriner and Sally Hare-Schriner, Lori Norwood and Doug Stull, Tom and Kay Carmody, Steve Lopes and Lois Orth-Lopes, Vickie and Jim Otten, and Jan and Jack Gaumnitz Thanks to the Poehler Lofts Development for the donation of off-site work space for large scale and long term Arts Center projects.

2013-14 Visiting Artists John McCaughey, printmaker Kyla Strid, ceramicist Dan Anderson, Edwardsville, ceramicist Jill Anderson, Omaha, actress Jamie Carswell, director Shin hee Chin, McPherson, artist Cirque de Legumes, Ireland, performance troupe Jenna Dannenberger, New Haven, choreographer Diana Dresser, Denver, director Luke DuBois, New York City, artist Sean Duss, Kansas City, master dance teacher Katie Gilchrist, Kansas City Seth Golay, Kansas City, actor Anna Han, Arizona, pianist Wayne Hawkins, Kansas City, pianist Tzu Hwa Ho, Taiwan, pianist Tobin James, Kansas City, master dance teacher Jeremy Kane, Juneau, ceramicist Nina Katchadourian, New York City, artist Cima Katz, Lawrence, artist Alicia Kelly, San Francisco, artist Amy Kelly, Kansas City, actress Ry Kincaid, Kansas City, actor Alex Kipp, New York City, actor Willie Lenior, Lawrence, master dance teacher Spencer Lott, New York City, puppeteer Ali Momeni, Pittsburg, artist Tom Picasso, New York City, actor Breanna Pine, Los Angeles, actress Quixotic Fusion, Kansas City, performers Mark Rector, Chicago, actor Brad Schwieger, Athens, ceramicist John Sebelius, Lawrence, visual artist Sylvia Stoner-Hawkins, Kansas City, singer John Waters, Baltimore, film director Paula Weber, Kansas City, choreographer

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s-1 Shanna Wagner Cityscape with Big Sky

Lawrence, KS stained glass $485

Shanna writes,”I find inspiration for stained glass designs in the gorgeous color of glass, the mixing of textures, and jewel shapes to capture the beauty in the world around us.”

s-3 Erok Johanssen Untitled

Lawrence, KS Mixed Media $500

Erok Johanssen is a Mixed Media artist working out of SeedCo Studios in Lawrence, KS. Coming from a background in graffiti and street art, Erok has recently been working on mixing the energy and color of the aerosol street culture with the more precise and distinct imagery produced from his photography. The goal of the work is to blur the line where the two mediums intersect. The photograph lends structure to the looseness and abstractness of the spray paint. The spray paint brings more life and dimension to the stillness of the photograph. Together, the two mediums combine to challenge the viewer to decipher what is painted by the hand of the artist, what is digitally produced by the shutter of his camera, and how the two mediums have united to form a unique viewing experience for the audience.

s-4 Constance Ehrlich Night

Lawrence, KS mosaic with enameled glass $350

Constance writes, I graduated in December 1993 from the University of Kansas with a Master of Fine Arts degree in painting. Besides being a painter, I am also a printmaker and mosaic artist. In the mosaic entitled ‘Night’, I use regular and enameled glass that has been painted and then fired in a kiln to create the piece. In May 2014, I have a solo mosaic exhibition at Naked Art Gallery in Birmingham, Alabama.”

s-5 Benton Peugh Artist

Lawrence, KS acr ylic on paper $1,200

Benton moved back to Lawrence in 2013 where he received a BFA in painting from KU in 1969. He went on to get a Master of Fine Arts from Rutgers University. His paintings have focused on figures and landscapes, iconic portraits that become modern allegories and mystery tableaus. Using subtle humor to take on contemporary issues. His work has been exhibited in galleries nationwide, including the Whitney Museum Art Resources Center and O.K. Harris Gallery in New York; The Newark Museum in New Jersey; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art in Scottsdale, Arizona; Gebert Contemporary Gallery in Santa Fe and Scottsdale, and Fetherston Gallery and SAM Gallery in Seattle. His collections include Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ; Seibu Department Store, Tokyo, Japan; Neiman-Marcus, Bellevue, WA; Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bellevue, WA; Swedish Hospital, Seattle, WA; Paramount Hotel, Portland, OR; Mayflower Park Hotel, Seattle, WA; Nordstrom, Inc., Seattle, WA and stores nationwide; Evergreen Hospital Surgery Center, Kirkland, WA; Mark Twain Bankshares Corp., New York, NY; City of Wichita, Wichita, KS.

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s-6 Justin Marable Untitled from the “Ingrained” Series

Topeka, KS screen-print on wood $450

Throughout his life, Justin has learned and wandered within the boundaries of his Midwestern homeland, observing the landscape and landmarks of the surrounding region. Printmaking, drawing, and music have become his main methods of artistic expression. Justin graduated from the University of Kansas in 2005 with a B.F.A. in printmaking. He currently resides in the Kenwood neighborhood of Topeka with his wife and daughters. He works full time at his home as an artist, husband, and father.

s-7 Sarita Mahinay Black Screen

Lawrence, KS woodblock print $48

Sarita Mahinay is a graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute (2011) with a BFA in Ceramics and Creative Writing. While in undergraduate study, Mahinay maintained a keen interest in printmaking and writing alongside her study in the ceramic department. These two disciplines have become an integral part of her practice: Woodblock relief prints, and other printing techniques, are transposed from paper to clay; study of conversation and how we speak in daily context spurs much of the conceptual base of her work. Maintaining a diverse education, she also took a semester in the painting department at KCAI (major-plus program); interned with Ceramic Artist Meredith Host in a studio-based business; and participated in a study abroad program in Paris, France. Mahinay now teaches and works at the Lawrence Arts Center. She specializes in cups, displaying editions of Alchemy Cups at Alchemy Coffee Shop in Lawrence, KS, and shows her Surface Study cups at Red Star Studios in Kansas City, MO. Mahinay co-publishes a tiny booklet called Leaflet Zine and hand-binds limited editions. Her work has been selected as a permanent addition to the Ken Ferguson Teaching Collection, and was displayed in a group show in Craft In America, Object Lessons (2009).

s-8 Marciana Vequist Mt. Sunflower

Lawrence, KS color inkjet print $200

Marciana Vequist lives in Lawrence and has dual passions for psychology and photography. She continually looks for the overlap between them by working to create images with impact. She wants to establish a connection with the viewer by evoking an emotional reaction to her images. Emotional reactions come in the form of memories, a sense of place, a sense of time, appreciation of beauty, and feelings of tranquility, discomfort, or even shock.

s-9 Stephanie Freeman Eureka!

Lawrence, KS oil on canvas $350

I have been painting on and off for thirty-five years. I hadn’t painted for ten to fifteen years when my sister, who was my best friend, died six years ago. She was so central to my life for so long that for the first two years I literally did not know what to do, how to structure my life. I was in shock to such an extent that I lost 85 pounds in one year and barely spoke. Even though it was very painful to start painting again during such a difficult time, I began painting steadily for the first time in twenty years. At first I worked with oil paints, creating large, brightly colored abstract works. But soon I started burning raw canvas and at first I was terrified of the fire. But very quickly I embraced its restorative properties. I loved the idea of nearly destroying something and, through creativity, resurrecting it. My current body of work is inspired by the burned canvas.

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s-10 Kyla Strid Iris Platter

Lawrence, KS ceramic, glaze $275

Kyla Strid earned a BFA in ceramics from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2007 and an MFA from Ohio University in 2013. Additionally, she studied at Alfred University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has worked as a resident artist at the Clay Studio of Missoula, Red Lodge Clay Center, and most recently at Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center in Denmark. Kyla currently works as the Studio Manager and the 2013-2014 Ceramics Artist-in-Residence at the Lawrence Arts Center.

s-11 Nancy Bjorge Water Lily Basket

Lawrence, KS

paper, wooden sticks, cotton strings, beads $400

Nancy Bjorge is a long time local artist. Her unique work of art is focus on paper folding with a contemporary twist. Her pieces sometimes include material such as sheet metal, fabric and led lighting. She has been shown in US and overseas.

s-12 Liza MacKinnon Le Printemps

Lawrence, KS mixed media $490

Liza MacKinnon is a mixed media artist and Lawrence Arts Center teacher. Liza has been creating historic costume and fashion-themed pieces for the last four decades. Working under the name MacKomics Studio, she freelances in graphic design and illustration and produces work in a myriad of mediums, from hand bound books, fashion and wedding accessories, to greeting cards and many other mixed media novelties.

s-14 Baron Wolman Fats Domino

Santa Fe, NM color photograph, signed $600

Baron Wolman was the original Chief Photographer for ROLLING STONE magazine during rock music’s heyday in the 1960s. In an era when photographers and musicians were part of the same explosive scene, Wolman had virtually unlimited access to his subjects. Baron has had the unique opportunity to photograph some of the most influential musicians in history.

s-15 John McCaughey Under Deconstruction III

Lawrence, KS collagraph on panel $825

Born in Providence, RI, John McCaughey received his BFA in printmaking from Rhode Island College in 2010 and his MFA from The Ohio State University in 2012. In 2011, John attended the Summer Studio Residency at the Virginia Commonwealth University for painting and printmaking studying under Nigel Rolfe. John has shown his work internationally, and he is represented by Gallery 19 in Chicago. After teaching the past couple of years at his alma mater, John recently spent his summer interning at Island Press in St. Louis printing editions for renowned artists Ann Hamilton and Trenton Doyle Hancock. His current position is printmaker-in-residence at the Lawrence Arts Center in Kansas where he teaches printmaking and drawing.

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s-16 Bill Bowerman

Lawrence, KS

Pastel on Pastel

archival pigment print $500

Bill writes, “Influences on my art include Zen, surrealism, and cartooning. I have been doing pen and ink drawings for many years. Since 2001, I have been exploring the remarkable, relatively new photographic process called “scanography” (i.e., photography in which images are captured using a flatbed scanner instead of a lens-based camera). I arrange everyday objects on the scanner, scan them, and sometimes crop the resulting scan to create the final image. The combination of lighting, depth of field, color, and texture – all in a very high resolution image – offered by scanography creates never-ending new photographic possibilities. For example, “Pastel on Pastel” is a scanograph of a pastel drawing I made, along with the pastel sticks used to make the drawing.”

s-18 Laurie Culling

Lawrence, KS

City of the Arts or Art of the City

monotype $300

Laurie Culling is a professional artist and an active visual artists’ advocate. Laurie works with acrylics on canvas, mixed media on gypsum, monotypes, fabric, beads, hand-made paper collage and more. Her artwork has been exhibited locally, regionally, nationally, internationally, and she has received numerous awards including the 2002 Phoenix Award in Visual Arts. Laurie’s artworks are in many private, public, corporate collections, and in the Spencer Museum of Art “Classroom Collection.” She earned a BFA in Painting & Drawing from KU; is a 1982 co-founder of Phoenix Gallery; a former co-president and former vice-president of the Lawrence Art Guild; and served as Assistant Director of the Lawrence Art Guild’s 1109 GALLERY. Laurie volunteered as art exhibit coordinator for the Lawrence Public Library for 20 years. Her work can be seen at Extra Virgin, 937 Mass., Lawrence, KS.

s-19 Lora Jost Declarations

Lawrence, KS ink and acr ylic on scratchboard $275

Lora Jost is a freelance artist whose work includes scratchboard drawing, mixed-media collage, and mosaic. Jost is also a community arts educator, illustrator, and co-author of Kansas Murals: A Traveler’s Guide (2006, University Press of Kansas). She teaches Sketchbook, Mixed-media collage, Creative Process, and other classes at the Lawrence Arts Center.

s-20 Maria Martin Rolling Through the Prairie

Lawrence, KS acr ylic on canvas $650

Maria is a long time resident of Lawrence Kansas. She and her husband Don have been long time supporters of the Exhibitions Program at the Lawrence Arts Center. Maria’s acrylic on canvas paintings are abstract tributes to the prairie landscape.

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s-21 Jack Ozegovic Indian Summer

Lawrence, KS oil on linen $550

Jack writes, “I’ve gone in a variety of directions over the years, but typically I respond strongly to the natural phenomena of light and shadow and the spiritual aspect of landscape. I also react to political ideas and events, which affect our society and the world around us. Political individuals who shape our direction, either positively or negatively, are often subjects of my work. Some of the works here also reflect a reaction to what I consider to be rampant consumerism.” Jack studied at Tamarind Institute of Lithography, New Mexico, Michigan State University, and Boston Museum School, Tufts University.

s-24 Jesse Gray Untitled

Lawrence, KS mixed media on wood $500

Jesse writes, “Originally from Austin, TX, I have been working and showing in the Lawrence/Kansas City area for the past seven years, most recently based out of Seedco Studios in East Lawrence. Much of my work draws from mythopoetic symbolism, archetypes, and fables reintroduced in a contemporary context. I look for humor and empathy within incongruous situations, in a futile attempt reconcile the animal nature of our physical being and the reflexive antipathy of our social conditioning within the constructs of our manufactured environment.”

s-26 Tom Bartel Untitled Head 1

Athens, OH ceramic, glaze $200

Tom Bartel grew up on the Erie shores of Cleveland, Ohio and is known for his disturbing and humorous fragmented figures that take cues from a “shotgun blast” of influences ranging from antiquity to popular culture. He received his BFA from Kent State University and his MFA from Indiana University-Bloomington. Tom has lectured, conducted workshops and exhibited extensively throughout the United States and internationally. His work is included in numerous public and private collections and he has received Individual Artist Fellowships from the Pennsylvania arts council, the Kentucky Arts Council and the Ohio Arts Council. He has numerous publications to his credit, including American Craft, Ceramics Monthly, Clay Times, Ceramics Art and Perception as well as many other periodicals and books. Bartel is currently an Associate Professor and Ceramics Chairperson at Ohio University in Athens, Oh.

s-27 Yoonmi Nam Lawrence in Blue Toile

Lawrence, KS Lithograph $500

Yoonmi Nam was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea, spending part of her youth in Canada. She received a B.F.A. degree in Printmaking from Hongik University in Seoul, Korea. She moved to America to study at the Rhode Island School of Design, where she received a M.F.A. degree in Painting and Printmaking in 2000. Her work considers the cross-cultural experience and sense of transience throu­gh prints, installations and drawings. Her recent research interests include the study of traditional ink paintings and woodblock prints from East Asia, including those from Japan, Korea, China, and Tibet. Currently, she is an Associate Professor and the Associate Chair of the Visual Art Department at the University of Kansas.

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s-28 Sarita Mahinay Blue Tile, Black Screen

Lawrence, KS woodblock print $48

Sarita Mahinay is a graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute (2011) with a BFA in Ceramics and Creative Writing. While in undergraduate study, Mahinay maintained a keen interest in printmaking and writing alongside her study in the ceramic department. These two disciplines have become an integral part of her practice: Woodblock relief prints, and other printing techniques, are transposed from paper to clay; study of conversation and how we speak in daily context spurs much of the conceptual base of her work. Maintaining a diverse education, she also took a semester in the painting department at KCAI (major-plus program); interned with Ceramic Artist Meredith Host in a studio-based business; and participated in a study abroad program in Paris, France. Mahinay now teaches and works at the Lawrence Arts Center. She specializes in cups, displaying editions of Alchemy Cups at Alchemy Coffee Shop in Lawrence, KS, and shows her Surface Study cups at Red Star Studios in Kansas City, MO. Mahinay co-publishes a tiny booklet called Leaflet Zine and hand-binds limited editions. Her work has been selected as a permanent addition to the Ken Ferguson Teaching Collection, and was displayed in a group show in Craft In America, Object Lessons (2009).

s-29 Heather Smith Jones Filling up my Years

Lawrence, KS oil on panel $650

Heather Smith Jones is an artist working in painting, drawing, photography, and printmaking. She is the author of Water Paper Paint, Exploring Creativity with Watercolor and Mixed Media, published in 2011. Smith Jones’s work is represented by galleries in the Midwest and on the East coast, is part of the Sprint Corporation and Emprise Financial Corporation public collections, and many private collections around the world. Smith Jones has received fellowships and residencies from Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Hall Farm Center for Arts and Education, and was a Fulbright finalist. Smith Jones earned her MFA from The Universityof Kansas in 2001, and her BFA in Painting from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC in 1996. For the past ten years Smith Jones has been an instructor in the Arts-Based Preschool at The Lawrence Arts Ce nter and has taught children of all ages, students on the college level, and adult workshops. She grew up in the mountains of Tennessee and on the South Carolina coast, and currently lives in Lawrence with her husband and their four felines!

s-33 Patrick Vincent Praying Mantis No. 2

Moorhead, MN Screen-print and relief $50

Twin Bee Press is the collected works of artist Patrick Vincent. Patrick Vincent is from Minneapolis, Minnesota. He received his B.F.A. from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and his M.F.A. from Arizona State University. He has worked for the design/letterpress workspace Studio on Fire, the Minnesota Center for Book Arts, and Pyracantha Press. With this foundation in books, printmaking, and design, Patrick creates original works of art as well as collaborates with individuals through print media. Presently, Patrick is the Assistant Professor of Printmaking at Minnesota State University, Moorhead in Moorhead, MN.

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s-34 Dorothy Rissman Letter Dress

Lawrence, KS sewn paper, letter, shellac $800

Dorothy Rissman received her BS degree from Wichita State University in 1980 and continued graduate studies at Wichita State through 1983. Since 1984, when she presented her art in a group show at the Staples Memorial Gallery, Southwestern College, Winfield, Kansas, her work has appeared in over fifty group and solo exhibitions. Among her solo exhibitions are shows at the Chiaroscuro Gallery in Scottsdale, AZ and Santa Fe, NM in 2001-02, the Mackey Gallery in Denver, CO in 1995 and 1997, the Bentley Gallery in Scottsdale, AZ in 1994-95, and the Udinotti Gallery in San Francisco, CA and Scottsdale, AZ in 1992-93-94. In 1998 her work was shown at the Space Tag Hauer in Tokyo, Japan. Dorothy work is included in collections at the Phoenix Art Museum in Phoenix, AZ, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art in Scottsdale, AZ, the Nelson Art Museum, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ and in the Nordstrom collection in Seattle.

s-37 Matthew Lord untitled

Lawrence, KS ink $400

Matthew Lord graduated with a BFA in illustration from the University of Kansas and is an illustrator and fine artist. Matt’s artwork tilts toward the absurd, with a healthy dose of pop culture critique. He strives to tell a wellconstructed story with his artwork, using the panel as his delivery device. Matt’s influences are drawn from a youth saturated with comic books and toy commercials.

s-38 Robbin Loomas The Oread

Lawrence, KS

Photo Impressionist Painting on Canvas $450

Robbin Loomas, an award winning photographer and digital artist, received her BFA in photography from the Kansas City Art Institute. Working as a freelance photographer in Kansas City, then as head of photography for University Relations at KU, she now has her own photo studio in Lawrence, Kansas. Robbin creates paintings from her photography, and does commissioned work from the images of others. She teaches this technique and painting style at the Lawrence Arts Center and to professionals throughout the Midwest. You can view her work online at

s-39 Ken Grizzell Blue Violet

Lawrence, KS Serigraph $550

Ken Grizzell was born in Great Bend, Kansas, and raised in Claflin, Kansas. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Fort Hays State University and his Master of Fine Arts degree from Wichita State University. After teaching at Westside High School in Omaha, Nebraska for five years, Ken began his career as a university professor, first at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, then at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, before finally joining the art faculty at the University of South Dakota in 1976. Grizzell began exhibiting in 1958 by winning a purchase award at the Isaac Delgado Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana. Grizzell retired from the University of South Dakota as a full professor in 1999, and was appointed Emeritus Faculty of Art. He and his wife Suzanne reside in Lawrence, Kansas where Ken produces screenprints in his home studio.

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s-41 Pam Sullivan Finding Center

Lawrence, KS mixed media/fiber $500

Pam Sullivan is originally from Kansas and graduated with a BFA from the University of Kansas. In 2002, she returned to Lawrence. She has continued to study with many artists in the US and England, has exhibited in juried and invitational shows, has been a featured artist on HGTV.

s-42 Diane Guthrie Untitled

Lawrence, KS photograph $360

Diane writes, “I am a professional photographer and creative artist residing in the funky college town of Lawrence, Kansas. My artistic mission is sharing the secrets and visual beauty of plants and flowers through my images.”

s-43 Gerry Miller Game Nite

Lawrence, KS acr ylic on canvas $850

Gerry Miller is a 1947 graduate of KU in the painting department. She has been a Lawrence resident for 20 years and paints daily in her home studio.

s-44 Marshall Maude Horizon series #12

Lawrence, KS wood fired stoneware $1,800

Marshall Maude is a ceramic artist and Assistant Professor of Ceramics at the University of Kansas. Marshall received his MFA in 2003 from the University of Kansas. He did post-baccalaureate studies in wood fire ceramics and kiln construction at Northern Arizona University. He opened Studio 59, a ceramics studio and gallery in 2004, producing and marketing functional and sculptural ceramic work. Marshall has designed, built and fired wood kilns across the United States. He has shown his work in solo, two-person and group exhibitions nationally and in Korea, China, and New Zealand. In 2013, Marshall was an artist in residence at the Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute in Jingdezhen, China.

s-46 Valerie Campos

Oaxaca Mexico The Fourth World. From the series of Amazing Stories digital print on cotton paper $500

Self-taught, began painting at the age of 22 years, born in Mexico City, Valerie grew up in Los Angeles, California during the 90s in direct contact with the street art and lowbrow, this were her early visual influences. In 2007 she presented her first solo exhibition at the Quetzalli Gallery of Oaxaca,. Since then, she has shown her work in various forums inside and outside the country as the Instituto de Artes RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS Artist in residencie Xu Yuan, Press Center, Beijing, China 2014 Artist in residencie Lawrence Arts Center, Kansas. USA 2014 Artist in residencieXu Yuan, Press Center, Beijing, China 2013 Artist in residencieRed Gate Gallery de Beijing 2013 Grant PECDA, OAXACA 2013 Artist in residencie Programa de Residencias Artística México-Canadá. Fonca-Banff .

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s-47 Andrew Burkitt

Lawrence, KS


Intaglio $400

Andrew Burkitt was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1977 and grew up in the surrounding suburbs. The rolling landscape of Kansas made a deep impression on Burkitt and continues to inspire his artwork. In 2012, he received his MFA in printmaking from the Lamar Dodd School of Art at The University of Georgia. His current studio practice includes the ongoing development of his drawing skill and the ever-challenging practice of printmaking. He currently resides in the beautiful city of Lawrence, Ks.

s-48 Ted Johnson Figure Study

Lawrence, KS conte crayon and wash $180

A founding member of a life drawing group in Lawrence, Ted enjoys the challenge of setting down quickly on the same page the liveliness the model exhibits in sequential poses.

s-50 Sam Chung

Tempe, AZ

Cloud Bottle (red/orange sun, black lines) porcelain, glaze, China paint $700

Sam Chung received his MFA from Arizona State University and his BA degree from St. Olaf College. He taught at Northern Michigan University from 1998-2007 and has been teaching at Arizona State University since 2007 where he is an Associate Professor of Ceramics. He has exhibited at Harvey Meadows, AKAR, Greenwich House Pottery, Cervini Haas, Sherry Leedy, Santa Fe Clay, Lacoste Gallery, Taipei County Yingge Museum and Incheon World Ceramic Center. Sam’s work is included in the collections of The Crocker Art Museum (CA), Incheon World Ceramic Center (Korea), Guldagergaard (Denmark), San Angelo Museum (TX) and ASU Ceramics Research Center (AZ).

s-51 Inge Balch Wall Piece

Baldwin City. Ceramic, Glaze $350

Born and raised in Copenhagen Denmark. Curator of the International Juried Orton Cone Box Show. Professor of Art at Baker University, Baldwin City, KS. BFA-BA Kansas State University, Manhattan KS. MFA University of Kansas, Lawrence KS.

s-54 Alicia Kelly the day of the nature of things

Lawrence, KS cut-paper/ink $425

Alicia Kelly was born and raised among the red dirt and wildflowers of northeastern Oklahoma. The country landscape and fauna of the Midwest left a deep impression on Kelly that continues to inspire her artwork. Her love of paper developed alongside her love of Indian textiles and screenprinting which led her to the meditative practice of paper-cutting.

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s-55 Jeff Ridgway

Lawrence, KS

17 Minutes Or Less, # 1

charcoal and chalk on paper $350

Jeff Ridgway, MFA lives and works to draw and paint in Lawrence, Kansas. He has taught Life Drawing and Anatomy for the Artist at the Lawrence Arts Center for twenty consecutive years this Spring. Jeff has also taught Portraiture, En plein air and Studio Painting, Pastels and in 1994 was an instigator and the first instructor of the Arts program at the Northeast Kansas Juvenile Detention Center, which continues to work with troubled youth to this day through Douglas County Youth Services.

s-57 Yuri Zupancic Gesture of Approval

Lawrence, KS oil on microchip $200

Born 1980 and largely self-taught, Yuri has been exhibiting / performing since 1997, curating since 2005. Raised in Dodge City, he spent formative years in Lawrence, Kansas. Lawrence is home base, but much of his life is spent abroad. Yuri has created and exhibited art in Lawrence, Kansas City, Denver & Boulder CO, Paris FR, London UK, Berlin DE, Sydney & Brisbane AU, Wellington NZ, and Split HR. Mediums: Oil, Acrylic, Spraypaint, Collage, Grattage, Pencils, Found Electronics Components, Analog and Digital Sounds, Assemblage, Ready-Made, Photography, Prose. Co-founded Fresh Produce Art Collective, and DotDotDot ArtSpace. Musical projects include Owl People, ARVO, Zero Spin, Novalus, & Absent on Picture Day. Solo exhibitions include M A R Q U E E / project space (Berlin), Macspa (Denver), Invisible Hand Gallery, DotDotDot ArtSpace, Kansas Union Gallery, Bourgeois Pig (Lawrence), Autonomic (Boulder), Club Kocka (Split, Croatia), as well as exhibiting in and/or curating over 100 group exhibitions in six countries.

s-58 Emily Markoulatos Irish Eyes are Crying

Lawrence, KS acr ylic on canvas $240

Emily Markoulatos is a 1998 Fine Arts graduate of Iowa State University. Using a woodburning technique combined with layers of paint and oil pastel, she creates a subtle texture that give her paintings depth and movement. The Kansas and Iowa landscapes and their people provide inspiration for her abstract paintings.

s-59 Jason Barr Warped Disney

Lawrence, KS gouche and pencil on cotton paper $150

Jason Barr lives and makes art in North Lawrence. His work is heavily influenced by doodling & psychedelia. He embraces the raw aesthetic of folk art with a punk attitude. He was one of the founding owners of Wonder Fair Art Gallery & co-creator of Asteroid Head Art Club. He currently creates the A.D.D. Arts Podcast on iTunes and recently appeared on the KC television show KC Live where he created a painting to donate to charity. This was made as a practice painting, for that now legendary performance. Jason Barr lives and breathes art in Lawrence KS!

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s-60 Stephanie Lanter

Emporia, KS

Catcher ear thenware, glaze, crocheted polyester, shelf $600

Stephanie Lanter, full-time ceramics instructor at Emporia State University in Emporia, KS, has exhibited her ceramic, fiber and mixed-media sculpture nationally. In addition to completing three-year visiting artist/teaching positions at Wichita State University and Washburn University, she has been awarded residencies at the Red Lodge Clay Center (Montana), The Anderson Ranch (Colorado), The Archie Bray Foundation/Jentel (Montana/ Wyoming) and the Mendocino Art Center (California). Her reviews have been published in journals such as Ceramics Monthly and Ceramics: Art and Perception. She received an MFA from Ohio University in 2002. Her most current project, The Waiting Room, is a collaborative, travelling multimedia exhibition, book, and workshop/lecture series.,

s-62 Judith McCrea

Lawrence, KS

Kansas Forest

oil on paper $3,200

Judith received her BFA in 1967 and her MFA in 1970 at Wichita State University. Her work is in numerous private and public collections, including additions to the permanent collections of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Mo.; Museo Contemporaneo, Asuncion, Paraguay; Emprise Bank Regional Collection; and the Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kan. In the past two years, she has shown in Chicago, New Orleans, Tucson, Florence, Italy and Edinburgh, Scotland.

s-65 Marie McKenzie Circulation

Lawrence, KS wood $500

Marie McKenzie is a graduate of the University of Kansas’ Fine Art Program with an emphasis in Painting. Marie’s current works are a combination of painting and sculpture executed through the use of repurposed wood. Her sculptures central concern is in the convergence of humankind with nature. Highlighting the earth’s ever-changing surface, Marie investigates natural forms and landscapes with the effects of a global economy in mind, her work aims to be a testament to our legacy. Marie has exhibited in numerous galleries, non-profit venues and flash spaces in Missouri, Kansas and Colorado. Her creative process is centered at SeedCo Studios, a shared artist collective and event space in Lawrence, KS.

s-66 John Sebelius Charge

Lawrence, KS

mixed media on watercolor paper $300

John Sebelius is an interdisciplinary artist who holds an M.F.A. in drawing and painting from the University of Kansas and a B.F.A. in illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design. Sebelius’s work has been featured in: Harper’s, Express, DETAILS, Review, CNN, Aspen Daily News, The Washington Post, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. John has shown work in Sydney, Australia, Providence, Kansas City, Chicago, and recently had a solo exhibition at the Gonzo Museum in Aspen, CO. Sebelius was also named the Best Artist of 2012 by Lawrence Journal World. He has a show opening at the Lawrence Arts Center late summer 2014.

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s-67 Marty Olson Rite of Spring

Lawrence, KS watercolor/ink $500

Marty Olson is as local as you can be. He keeps himself busy cutting hair and painting. He thanks you for paying attention through the years...

s-69 Midwest Pressed

Cedar Falls, IA

Tim Dooley & Aaron Wilson

Laugh Riot

Screenprint $500

The owners and operators of Midwest Pressed, Aaron Wilson and Tim Dooley, teach printmaking and foundations at the University of Northern Iowa. Their artwork is primarily known for using the printmaking medium in an experimental fashion that includes sculptural applications and installations. Apart from their individual works, they have collaborated on an extensive body of artwork that has been shown widely around the United States. The pair have also been visiting artists at many institutions around the nation where they have given workshops and lectures pertaining to their work and contemporary printmaking. Their work is featured in a number of recent publications on printmaking such as The Complete Engraver, Princeton Architectural Press, 2012, Printmaking: A Complete Guide to Materials and Processes, Prentice Hall, 2009, and A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking, Ladymuse, 2012.

s-70 Thom Weik

Lawrence, KS

Sunrise on Penobscot Bay

digital photography $200

This is a photo I took at sunrise a little over a mile north of Camden ME on Penobscot Bay. In the foreground is a tidal pool that forms during low tide and beyond that is Penobscot Bay. I had the good fortune of spending time in a cottage owned by a local artist that is 30 or so yards from the spot where I took this. This was one of the beautiful sights I enjoyed with my morning coffee while staying there.

s-71 Gwen Kerth

Ottawa, KS


How Strong is Your Faith?

mixed media $200

Gwen writes, “ This image was inspired by the quote, ‘All that they had they gave,they gave in sure and single faith...’The first church was an example of this single faith... they endured being crucified, stoned, whipped, stabbed and beheaded all because they believed strongly in their convictions. They never waned from their single purpose in life; much like the sunflower in its pursuit of the sun.”

s-72 Maria Martin Uno

Lawrence, KS

acr ylic mixed media collage on canvas $400

Maria is a long time resident of Lawrence Kansas. She and her husband Don have been long time supporters of the Exhibitions Program at the Lawrence Arts Center. Maria’s acrylic on canvas paintings are abstract tributes to the prairie landscape.

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s-73 Jon Blumb Portrait of William S. Burroughs

Lawrence, KS photograph $500

Jon met William Burroughs in 1987 and often photographed his art for galleries and catalogs. In the next 10 years, Jon created a volume of portraits and photographs of him during recording sessions, lectures, and shooting outings. Jon produced a portfolio of 16 original prints, “William S. Burroughs in Prints,” in 2004. In honor of the 100th anniversary of Mr. Burroughs’ birth, Jon has donated this black & white inkjet print which pictures the author/artist holding his shotgun during a music video recording session for the band Ministry.

s-75 Kent Smith Untitled

Lawrence, KS mixed media $500

Kent gets to spend his time making pictures--something he celebrates daily. Working in various media, Kent makes artwork chock-full of humor and personality and he is always up for a new challenge. He loves robots, ninjas, super-heroes, monkeys, ray-guns and romance. If you would like to talk about a project or job, or just want to drop him a line, you can reach Kent via email at

s-76 Michael Krueger Wet Dope Don’t Roll

Lawrence, KS lithograph $200

Grounded firmly in drawing, Michael Krueger works in a variety of media including, painting, drawing, printmaking, animation, and ceramics. His ideas dictate the media and he floats freely between them. Krueger’s artwork reflects a deep interest in American history, contemporary American culture, art history, the human experience, and personal memoir. The psychic potential of drawing and the permeating ways in which the quality of a line or a smudge can affect and reflect the human psyche are at the forefront of his creative practice. His work explores a collective need to get higher, get lost, and be transformed. Krueger is a Professor of Art at the University of Kansas.

s-79 Travis Millard Pizza Breath

Los Angeles, CA ink and salt on Paper $150

Travis Millard is an artist living in Los Angeles known for his drawings on paper. Recently Travis design the album for the Dinosaur Jr. “I Bet on Sky” album, The Uncluded “Hokey Fright” album, as well as designing characters for an Adult Swim cartoon pilot. Travis is originally from Kansas, and was a one time employee of the Lawrence Arts Center where he answered phones at the desk and taught cartoons & comics to Kindergarten - 6th graders.

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s-80 Clinton Ricketts Prettiest Girl in Kansas

Lawrence, KS oil on canvas $480

Clint Ricketts is a printmaker, painter, and teacher currently living in Lawrence, Kansas. He received his MFA from the University of Kansas in 2010 and has taught design and printmaking courses at Emporia State, Washburn University and Missouri Western State University. Clint’s art has been exhibited locally at galleries including The Wonder Fair, The H and R Block Art Space, The Kansas City Art Institute, The Invisible Hand Gallery, and as a participant in the Kansas City Collection. Clint’s work has also been seen nationally and internationally in the publication New American Paintings and in galleries including the International Print Center of New York, OK Mountain of Austin, Texas, the Coyne Gallery of The University of Syracuse and Hongik University in Seoul, Korea.

s-83 Michaela Carmen A Lone Sail

Lawrence, KS

cedar, paper, pastel & cotton on journey wood $300

Michaela Carmen is a self-taught painter and sculptor. Born in Ashland, OR she moved to Kansas during her elementary years. She began her own mural painting business when she was 19, became a published illustrator for medical journals and art magazines. Later, in 2007 co-founded the Upstage Gallery in the historic Jayhawk Theatre. Wanting to have a broader scope of artistic experience, she moved to Chicago to study at The School of The Art Institute. She studied there for two years before returning under the big sky of Kansas. Michaela Carmen is currently a resident of SeedCo Studios in Lawrence. Her works are created with themes of sustainability and works in a micro/ macro style.

s-84 Brian Horsch Stack of Turtles

Lecompton, KS ceramic $250

Brian J. Horsch has been creating hand built and thrown ceramic sculpture since 2008. He tends to focus on human and animal forms both real and unreal. He has a special affinity for farmers, ranchers, and indigenous Kansas critters. Many of his pieces are functional with human or animal accents. Prior to his interest in clay, he was carving sculpture from various hard woods. His ceramic pieces are variously fired by electric, gas, or wood at temperatures between 1900 and 2400 degrees F. His studio is in Lawrence, Kansas and he lives close to nature near Stull, Kansas.

s-87 Dave Van Hee 6 X 6 X 6 X

Lawrence, KS paint on wood $300

Dave Van Hee is yet another living manifestation of Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. He has lived near Lawrence,Kansas since 1972.

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s-90 Jeromy Morris WSB Profile

Lawrence, KS spray paint on Suitcase $400

Jeromy Morris was born in Denver, CO and now lives and produces in Lawrence, KS. Morris has a bachelor’s degree in Visual Communications and Graphic Design from the University of Kansas. He is a founding member of Fresh Produce Art Collective and Lost Art Sp_ce in downtown Lawrence. Currently Morris is one of 12 resident artists at SeedCo Studios, in the new Warehouse Arts District at 826 Pennsylvania. Morris is constantly finding new techniques to express his creativity through multiple mediums. He fuses photography, fine art and graphic design to “build moods” using, acrylic, toner transfers and spray paint on wood panel. Inspired by chaos and the mundane, he seeks out subtleties and embraces the accidental. Morris’ process oriented work deals with, interactions and happenings relating to, consumerism and advertising, urban ruins and type decay, nature vs. industry and the equilibrium and fusion thereof.

s-93 Sue Ashline Dipped in Light

Lawrence, KS

gouache, acr ylic and sumi ink on paper $800

Sue Ashline lives and works in Lawrence. Her paintings are in numerous private and public collections. She has a day job at the Spencer Museum of Art.

s-94 Tim Forcade

Lawrence, KS

Burroughs photograph on archival paper, aluminum frame, museum glass $650

Tim Forcade is a multimedia artist having applied electronic systems, variable speed motors, theatrical lighting, video and photography to create imagery inspired by light in all its forms. His work has been published, collected and exhibited worldwide. Recent exhibits include the StreckerNelson Gallery, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art and Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art.

s-95 Tom Bartel Untitled Head 2

Athens, OH ceramic, glaze $200

Tom Bartel grew up on the Erie shores of Cleveland, Ohio and is known for his disturbing and humorous fragmented figures that take cues from a “shotgun blast” of influences ranging from antiquity to popular culture. He received his BFA from Kent State University and his MFA from Indiana University-Bloomington. Tom has lectured, conducted workshops and exhibited extensively throughout the United States and internationally. His work is included in numerous public and private collections and he has received Individual Artist Fellowships from the Pennsylvania arts council, the Kentucky Arts Council and the Ohio Arts Council. He has numerous publications to his credit, including American Craft, Ceramics Monthly, Clay Times, Ceramics Art and Perception as well as many other periodicals and books. Bartel is currently an Associate Professor and Ceramics Chairperson at Ohio University in Athens, Oh.

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s-97 Jessica Rold Progression

Lawrence, KS oil on panel $300

Jessica Rold is a visual artist originally from Chicago Illinois, currently living in Lawrence Kansas and working out of SeedCo studios. She obtained her BFA in oil painting at the American Academy of Art in Chicago where she was awarded Best in Show in 2008. Her current series reveals her artistic process by gradually transitioning an under drawing into fully rendered object. This transparency brings a human aspect to her work, ultimately separating her traditional painting methods from modern printing methods. Free State Brewing Company recently featured Jessica’s artwork on their limited edition Burroughser Weise glassware. More of her work can be seen at her upcoming solo show from April through May 2014 at Wheatfields Bakery, and at SeedCo Studios during Final Fridays.

s-98 Jeremy Rockwell Warm Cube

Lawrence, KS spray paint on wood $450

Born in Santa Maria, CA, Jeremy Rockwell is an artist who explores painting, sculpture, photography, drawing and design. Currently working in Exhibitions at The Lawrence Arts Center, Rockwell also manages (and is a founding member) of SeedCo Studios in the Warehouse Arts District, an open concept artist studio and gallery housing over 20 artists and musicians. He is represented by Kim Weinberger Fine Art in Kansas City, Missouri. He lives and works in Lawrence, KS.

s-102 Nick Schmiedeler Transmission

Lawrence, KS recycled metals and wood $275

Born and raised in Prairie Village, KS, Nick attended Rockhurst High School, then Kansas State University and Avila University where he received his Bachelors in Nursing in 1995. Moving to Lawrence, KS in 1996, he and his wife Cindy bought a 19th century craftsman home in Old West Lawrence where a rustic, folk art environment has been created with many kinetic and interactive sculptures on display. The home art environment was featured on HGTV’s “Home Strange Home” in December of 2012. With help from his son Cooper, and daughter Goldie, the regional salvage and scrap metal yards are frequented often, along with local alleys, nature trails, river banks, and other locales, to find unique natural, discarded, and reusable materials to create one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor sculptures. Nick has been exhibiting and selling sculptures throughout the Midwest for about 10 years. Many of his pieces can be seen on his website,

s-104 Juniper Tangpuz French Nautilus

Kansas City, MO

corrugated plastic, cable ties, mixed media $1,750

Juniper Albert Tangpuz a.k.a. T.J. was born in Kansas City, MO. He graduated in 2003 from the University of Kansas with a BFA in Sculpture. During the day, he works at Johnson County Community College as the mild mannered Fine Arts Studio Assistant. He enjoys cutting paper and long walks along the artistic landscape.

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s-105 Jessica Conner Holy Baby Dango

Lawrence, KS ceramic $200

Jessica Conner is the daughter of a western Kansas farming family. Having dirt, rocks and mud as her main forms of entertainment during her childhood, naturally she was drawn to the ceramic arts. Ms. Conner received her BA from Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas as well as the love of her life, Joshua Conner. Her MFA was earned at Fort Hays State University and followed by a yearlong residency at the Lawrence Arts Center. The Lawrence Arts Center still holds Ms. Conner’s heart as she spent five years managing the visual arts studios before being called to become a K-12 visual arts educator. Ms. Conner returns this summer to the Lawrence Arts Center to teach classes to the Lawrence community. She is currently student teaching at Lawrence High School and is thoroughly pleased with her decision to serve the community as an arts educator.

s-106 Ellen Chindamo hammered earrings

Lawrence, KS 14K gold $230

Ellen Chindamo is a native Kansan from Lawrence. She received her Fine Arts degree from the University of Kansas, majoring in Metalsmithing. As former Director of Education at the Lawrence Arts Center, she remains avid about the arts and is proud to serve on the LAC Board of Directors. In keeping with her passion for philanthropy and her alma mater, Ellen works for KU Endowment but continues to design and create her jewelry for commissions, organizations and individuals.

s-107 Nancy Bjorge Glass Flower Floater

Lawrence, KS

tealight candle holder, foil, fabric, nylon mesh, thread, beads $400

Nancy Bjorge is a long time local artist. Her unique work of art is focus on paper folding with a contemporary twist. Her pieces sometimes include material such as sheet metal, fabric and led lighting. She has been shown in US and overseas.

s-108 Laurie Marlowe Green Tinted 60’s Eyes

Lawrence, KS

wood, enamel, copper, mixed media $225

Religious mysticism, expressions reflected in visionary eyes, images of hands that construe the unspoken, the journey of an inner passion – this is the ideation behind the enigmatic creations of Laurie Marlowe. There is something hidden that Marlowe feels driven to communicate, but the language, the words themselves, come from somewhere else. Laurie conveys that which is inexplicable via the symbolism in her art. Throughout Laurie’s life, certain themes resurface in the various art mediums in which she has been enamored. Love, beauty, spirituality, kismet, and chaos are the framework upon which she builds her works. Laurie Marlowe has studied enamel arts and techniques since 2008 under the instruction and direction of Herbert Friedson.

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s-109 Leni Salkind

Lawrence, KS

Square porcelain plate

porcelain, glaze $85

Leni Salkind received a B.S. from the University of Bridgeport and an M.A. from the University of Maryland. She began serious study of ceramics during her graduate program and worked as a potter for many years, teaching at the Lawrence Art Center when it first opened and in the art department at Baker University. She gradually began making sculpture and presently hand builds both functional and non-functional work. She enjoys creating works of clay that reveal the softness and textures of textiles despite the hardness of fired clay.

s-111-116 Wayne Propst

Lawrence, KS

Bullet Peace Necklace

mixed media $50

3 Nickel Necklace

mixed media $40

3 Bullet Bracelet

mixed media $50

1 Bullet Bracelet

mixed media $55

LAC Dogtag Necklace

mixed media $40

Tooth Toothbrush Rack

mixed media $100

I am a recipient of a grant from Folsom Prison where I served time for stealing mugs and tie clips from the gift shop of the Spencer Museum. I have exhibited in group shows at White Castle and Lawrence Arts Center, though not at the same time. I currently spend my time between my dining room and Berlin.

s-117 Lawrence Arts Center Preschool Lawrence, KS I Love You: Can you find the hidden message? hand-dyed silk scar f $70

Arts-Based Preschool: The Lawrence Arts Center’s Arts-Based Preschool is for children ages 3-5 years and provides social, motor, and creative experiences that excite a love for learning. Music, sculpture, painting, printmaking, drawing, and creative movement are an integral part of this awardwinning program.

s-118 Diane Horning Stole

Lawrence, KS hand woven merino wool/silk $200

Diane has been weaving for 18 years playing with texture and color in simple weave patterns and luxurious yarns. She now works out of her home studio and sells her scarves and shawls at Spectators in downtown Lawrence.

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s-119-120 Rachel Sudlow Landscape Necklace Landscape Necklace 2

Lawrence, KS

Jasper, sterling silver, steel cable $200 Amethyst, sterling silver, steel cable $200

Rachael’s work is often influenced by her love of nature & organic forms. Her designs, mostly created in sterling silver & gemstones, are entirely handmade. Almost all of her work is customizable & can be created to your specifications. Her work is available locally at the Phoenix Gallery & at

s-121-122 Bailey Marable

Topeka, KS

Historic Copper Jewelry. Necklace 1 Copper from the dome of the Capitol with sterling silver findings $60

Historic Copper Jewelry. Necklace 2 Copper from the dome of the Capitol with sterling silver findings $60

Bailey Marable is a metalsmith and high school art teacher with degrees in art education and metalsmithing from KU. She is married to an amazing man, Justin Marable, and they have 3 lovely little ladies. With the discovery of tiny drill bits and saw blades she has really challenged herself with fine details created by hand. These pieces were created using 100 year old copper from the dome of the Capitol, it is sold in small quantities at the Capitol Gift Shop. More of her work can be found at

s-123 Grace Carmody Earrings

Lawrence, KS Sterling, 14k, pearl $225

Grace Carmody received a BFA and MFA in design and metals from Kansas University where she studied under Gary Nemchock and the late Carlyle H. Smith. Her work has been featured in over 100 exhibitions. About this necklace: “Since I began designing and creating jewelry in the 70’s, I have accumulated many small silver, gold, copper, and bronze pieces that I designed, and were not actually incorporated into my designs. I now have designed a necklace that uses these pieces. All components are finely finished by hand and assembled into this signature piece.”

s-124 Grace Peterson The Business of Being

Lawrence, KS ceramic $150

Grace Peterson is an active artist creating work in a variety of mediums including ceramic, metal, paper and public art. She earned her Applied Arts Degree from Johnson County Community College and her BFA from the University of Kansas. Grace’s art has been shown in galleries and museums around the country. She currently lives in Lawrence, Kansas and teaches art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and Van Go Inc., and is Lead Instructor at the Lawrence Arts Center.

s-129 Bill Snead Gal and Her Guitar-Lawrence, KS

Lawrence, KS photograph $180

About the only thing Bill Snead has been longer than he has been a journalist is a Kansan. From his days as a UPI photographer in Vietnam to being a photo editor at National Geographic to being named “White House Photographer of the Year” while at the Washington Post, Snead’s roots eventually pulled him home.

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s-125 Dan Anderson Edwardsville,IL Teapot stoneware with carbon trap Shino glaze, 2013 $100

Dan graduated with his MFA degree from Cranbrook in 1970. He began his college level teaching at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (SIUE). Located 20 miles from St. Louis, Missouri. Thirty-two years later, in 2002, he retired from university life. Over these . decades, Dan positioned SIUE as one of the top 10 graduate ceramic programs in the country (US News & World Report). A frequent workshop presenter, Anderson has lectured and demonstrated at over 160 venues over the past four decades, including the Archie Bray Foundation, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Penland School, Anderson Ranch, Peters Valley Craft Center, Watershed and Arrowmont School. A multiple grant/award recipient, he has received a NEA Artist Fellowship, twelve Illinois Arts Council grants (including six Artist Fellowships) and a Ford Foundation Grant. Major galleries represent Dan across the United States and his work is in numerous private and permanent collections. His “mounds’ anagama wood kiln is fired at his rural Edwardsville studio, Old Poag Road Clay & Glass, twice a year. He has been wood firing for over thirty years. Dan is married to Caroline Bottom Anderson, a glass/metal artist.

s-128 Shin hee Chin Emergence

McPherson,KS mixed media on panel $400

I constantly try to valorize devalued women’s labor and the women’s body by reversing the negative insinuations associated with female domains and imbuing them with positive qualities. For that purpose, I often utilize needle, thread, and fabric in order to call into question the deep-seated bias that women’s work are trivial, menial, marginal and undesirable. By incorporating wool, fiber, and string into the sculptural production, I convert the conventional “feminine” activity of needle works into a useful medium for the making of art. Through the strategic use of media that have been traditionally associated with the feminine, I want to show that seemingly ‘menial female work’ can be a source of pleasure and power for women. I attempt to carve out what I proudly call feminine territory in which the voices of effaced and silenced women reverberate, and to translate the experiences of women in a way that people of different ethnic backgrounds and cultural experiences can understand and sympathize.

s-130 John Ferry Rome #4

Prairie Village, KS oil and wax $1,100

John Ferry is an assistant professor at Kansas City Art Institute. Ferry’s work focuses on aged and damaged cityscapes to reveal the aesthetic beauty of the overlooked and forgotten urban environment and brilliantly portray the cycle of change in our cities. By shifting his visual point of view of the same subject and using the changes in light, space, plane and color, Ferry creates the visual equivalent of movement through time. He paints and lives in Prairie Village, Kansas with his wife Amy and two daughters Katherine & Paige, both of whom are aspiring images makers and more talented than their father. Ferry holds a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and a MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He is represented by Dolphin Gallery and C. Grimaldis Gallery in Baltimore.

ARTIST LOCATOR MAP NUMBERS Ben Ahlvers L-103 Dan Anderson S-125 Sue Ashline S-93 Inge Balch S-51 Jason Barr S-59 Tom Bartel S-26 Tom Bartel 95 Nancy Bjorge S-11 Nancy Bjorge S-107 Jon Blumb S-73 Bill Bowerman S-16 John Gary Brown L-31 Eliza Bullock L-53 Andrew Burkitt S-47 William S. Burroughs L-13 William S. Burroughs L-32 William S. Burroughs L-36 Valerie Campos S-46 Michaela Carmen S-83 Grace Carmody S-123 Carol Ann Carter L-63 Shin hee Chin S-128 Ellen Chindamo S-106 Sam Chung S-50 Jack Collins L-40 Jim Connelly L-110 Jessica Conner S-105 Louis Copt L-96 Laurie Culling S-18 Susan Davidoff L-100 Janet Davidson-Hues L-22 Ann Dean L-86 Clare Doveton L-81 Chris Wolf Edmonds L-17 Constance Ehrlich S-4 Shepard Fairey + Kate Simon L-25 John Ferry S-130 Tim Forcade S-94 Tim Forcade L-78 Stephanie Freeman 9 Herb Friedson L-92 Jan Gaumnitz L-68 Jesse Gray S-24 Ken Grizzell S-39 Lisa Grossman L-23 Diane Guthrie S-42 Stan Herd L-45 Ann + Steve Hertzog L-64 Diane Horning S-118 Brian Horsch S-84 Erok Johanssen S-3 Ted Johnson S-48 Stephen Johnson L-49 Lora Jost S-19 Keith Haring + William S. Burroughs L-74 Alicia Kelly S-54 Gwen Kerth/key7studio S-71 Michael Krueger S-76 Stephanie Lanter S-60 Lawrence Arts Center Preschool S-117 Elizabeth “Grandma” Layton L-56 Judith Levy L-91 Robbin Loomas S-38 Matthew Lord S-37 Liza Mackinnon S-12 Sarita Mahinay S-7

Sarita Mahinay S-28 Justin Marable S-6 Bailey Marable S-121 Bailey Marable S-122 Emily Markoulatos S-58 Laurie Marlowe S-108 Maria Martin S-20 Maria Martin S-72 Karen Matheis S-35 Marshall Maude S-44 John McCaughey S-15 Judith McCrea S-62 Marie McKenzie S-65 Midwest Pressed S-69 Travis Millard S-79 Gerry Miller S-43 Rick Mitchell L-52 Kristin Morland L-30 Jeromy Morris S-90 Margaret Weisbrod Morris L-61 Molly Murphy L-88 Yoonmi Nam S-27 John Newman L-2 Lori Norwood L-126 Marty Olson S-67 Jack Ozegovic S-21 Grace Peterson S-124 Benton Peugh S-5 Angie Pickman L-89 Sally Piller L-77 Wayne Propst S-111 Wayne Propst S-112 Wayne Propst S-113 Wayne Propst S-114 Wayne Propst S-115 Wayne Propst S-116 Clinton Ricketts S-80 Jeff Ridgway S-55 Dorothy Rissman S-34 Jeremy Rockwell S-98 Jessica Rold S-97 Leni Salkind S-109 Nick Schmiedeler S-102 John Sebelius S-66 Roger Shimomura L-82 Kent Smith S-75 Heather Smith-Jones S-29 Bill Snead S-129 Ralph Steadman + William S. Burroughs L-99 Rick Stein L-101 Kyla Strid S-10 Rachel Sudlow S-119 Rachel Sudlow S-120 Pam Sullivan S-41 John Talleur L-0 Juniper Tangpuz S-104 Jen Unekis L-85 Dave Van Hee S-87 Marciana Vequist S-8 Patrick Vincent S-33 Shanna Wagner S-1 Thom Weik S-70 Chris Wolf Edmonds L-17 Baron Wolman S-14 Hong Zhang L-127 Yuri Zupancic S-57





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