November 2014 Current Exhibitions, CityArts – 10/31-11/22/14
Annual Arts Council Juried Exhibition
In this annual exhibit you will see a variety of mediums created by over 40 local and regional artists, all competing for prizes and the opportunity to show their work in the Main Gallery. This exhibit was juried by Dr. Stephen Gleissner, former curator of the Wichita Art Museum and current owner for Gleissner Appraisal. He has selected works that are both vibrant in color, technically executed, and diverse in content. Works range in mediums from the traditional oils and acrylics to works in glass, copper, and found objects with most work available for purchase.
Untitled from Within
Works by Courtney Kruger
“Since conception of this series I resolved to explore the ambiguity and possible obscurities of the nondeclaritive by rejecting overt meaning within a piece of work. When launching into this mode of critical thinking I produce from within whatever is being felt in the moment.” Courtney’s work provides her audience through an abstract journey using elements of Pen & Ink and Paint.
Main Gallery Hall
On the Way
New Works by Greg Turner & Ed Langston
Returning for a 2nd year in the CityArts Main Gallery Hall is the work of Greg Turner and Ed Langston. Local artists that use a wide variety of Mixed Media to depict their views in often political, sometimes comical, and definitely in abstract ways.
Root Gallery (Inside the Digital Arts Studio)
Kansas — A Traveling Salesman’s
Point Of View
Photography by Primus Singleton III
Noir et Black
Noche y Dia
Pen & Ink
Works by John Lokke’s Students
This exhibit will showcase the works of students that are learning the Pen & Ink techniques with CityArts Instructor, John Lokke. Works will feature a wide range of subject matter and feature such artists as Rainer Massey, Michelle Noonan, Brock McKay, and many others including John Lokke.
Century II – 1st Floor Concert Hall Foyer
Paintings by Matthew Thonen
“A Blissful Evening”
Century II – 2nd Floor Concert Hall Foyer
Explore the Shore
Digital Art by Charles Gaynor
As a psychologist he has studied the area of creativity, focusing on its curative aspects for clients. At times he has taken particular delight in facilitating struggling artists, who were no longer productive, achieve in their particular domain. He believes that to be human is to be creative.