2015 Exhibitions & Events

January 30 - February 1 , 2015

Annual Winter Sale, also known as our Blues Chaser Sale.

Treat Yourself! 20% off storewide! Our thank you to our customers!

March 6, 2015

Gallery Walk, During the Iowa Arts Festival.

Joint opening receptions at 17 downtown Iowa City venues, 5pm - 8pm

March 6 - April 12, 2015

Jan Friedman: Embracing Nature, Framed Fiber Collage

Opening reception during Gallery Walk, March 6

April 25 - May 25, 2015

Handbuit Bike Exhibit

a collaboration with the University of Iowa School of Art & Art History and the UI Museum of Art. This exhibit is featured in five businesses downtown and will appear in our storefront. Read more on our blog.

June 5, 2015

Downtown Iowa City Gallery Walk, 5-8pm at 14 locations in downtown Iowa City, kicking off the Iowa Arts Festival. For more information, visit the Iowa City Downtown District website.

June 6 & 7, 2015

Art Goes LIVE! Artist demos, part of the Iowa Arts Festival. On Saturday June 6, we will feature John Schlabaugh demonstrating clockmaking and framing for Motawi Tiles; Jo Myers Walker, watercolor painting and Kara Schlabaugh, linocut printed wood. On Sunday June 7, we will feature Astrid Hilger Bennett, printing on fabric and Zenzic Press, Prints for the People!doing linocut prints made into pinwheels.

June 5 - July 6 , 2015

A Family Affair: Trunk Show Exhibit by John, Jane & Kara Schlabaugh

July 10 - August 16, 2015

Ryan Rezin, Photography

A photography exhibit that also benefits the St Florian Burn Foundation. Reception to be announced.

July 14-16, noon-8pm daily

Ron Campbell Trunk Show

Ron Campbell is known as the original Beatles animator and creator of other well known animations over his 50 year career. The show will consist of limited edition works and some originals. The artist will be present. All work is available for purchase.

July 16-18 , 2015

Downtown Iowa City Sidewalk Sales & Artist Seconds Sale

Help us clean house!

August 21 - September 27, 2015

Tony Zinn Furniture & Design

October 2, 2015

Downtown Iowa City Gallery Walk, 5-8pm at 14 locations in downtown Iowa City. For more information, visit the Iowa City Downtown District website.

October 2-11, 2015

American Craft Week: Celebrating Handmade Craft and its Makers

October 2 - November 8, 2015

Jo Myers Walker & Jan Vander Linden

November 13 - December 31, 2015

Handmade for the Holidays

 

2014 Exhibitions & Events

March 7 - April 13, 2014

Dennis Peterka: Abstract Paintings

Steve Sinner & Joe Meirhaeghe: Turned Wood Vessels

These Iowa artists will be honored at a reception during the March 7 Gallery Walk.

April 18 - June 1, 2014

Jaroslava Sobiskova: Paintings.

Wonderfully combined color and abstraction by a Wisconsin artist.

June 6 - July 6, 2014

Beck Glass: Fables, Portrayed in Glass

North Carolina potters Val & Rick Beck use fables to create pieces with narrative imagery. A nice addition to Iowa City's UNESCO City of Literature status.

June 6, 2014

Gallery Walk, During the Iowa Arts Festival.

Joint opening receptions at 17 downtown Iowa City venues, 5pm - 8pm

June 7 & 8, 2014

Art Goes LIVE! Artist demos during the Iowa Arts Festival

Saturday:

10-1:30: Mike Ryan, Painting Demonstration, see his work here

2-3:30pm: Jaroslava Sobiskova, Ukranian Egg Decorating

Sunday:

10-11:30 & 2-3:30: Frank Ditri, ceramics

12-1:30: Woodworker Peter Kasper shows tools and samples of textured wood surfaces

June 14, 2014

Trunk Show: East Fourth Street Jewelry, 10am - 5pm.

Meet with Minnesota artist Susan Crow and gemstone dealer, Margit Thorndal, to discuss custom order options for contemporary rings and other gemstone jewelry. Crow uses only ethically sourced materials in her work, including recycled gold and silver, fairmined 18k gold. She is a member of Ethical Metalsmiths, a nonprofit devoted to Green jewelry design.

July 11 - August 17, 2014

Spotlight: Gallery Artists

August 22 - September 28

Legacy: Ceramics by Gerald Eskin

A benefit for the Gerald Eskin Ceramics Art Intiative at the University of Iowa, an endowed fund to be used by the University of Iowa Foundation to support porgramming and exhibitions offered by the University of Iowa Museum of Art related to the field of ceramics. Reception: September 5, in conjunction with University of Iowa Museum of Art's First Fridays.

October 2014

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS: Iowa Artisans Gallery's 30th Anniversary!

November 16 – December 31, 2014

Handmade Holidays

 

2013 Exhibitions & Events

March 1 - April 14, 2013

Celebrate: Grand Re-opening! Check out our new remodeling excitement

April 19 - June 2, 2013

Lori Biwer Stewart: The Inky Crow Linocuts

June 7 - July 20, 2013

Pieces and Resistance: Art Quilts of Pat Pauly

June 7, 2013

Gallery Walk during the Iowa Arts Festival! 5-8pm at 17 locations in downtown Iowa City. Visit this page for more information on the Festival

June 8 & 9, 2013

Art Goes LIVE! Artist Demonstrations at the Iowa Arts Festival

Check out our booth outside the store, showcasing demonstrations by printmaker Lennis Moore, metal smith Louise Rauh, painter Mike Ryan and woodturner Steve Sinner. Other participating businesses include The Chait Galleries, Beadology Iowa, AKAR and the Englert, with demonstrations of ceramics, glassblowing, painting and more.

June 15 - July 7, 2013

Trunk Show Exhibition! Elizabeth Garvin FINE, "Storm Mass" Series

July 18 - 20, 2013

Downtown Iowa City SIDEWALK SALES

July 26 – August 25, 2013

Bill Voxman: Photo Portraits of Nepal: People, Landscape, Mountains & Glaciers.

August 29 – September 28, 2013

BJ Grimmer: Paintings

October 1 – November 4, 2013

Larry Welo as Painter: en Plein Air

October 4 - 13, 2013

American Craft Week. Stop by to see a wonderful window installation featuring working tools and clocks by Schlabaugh & Sons plus Motawi Tiles. Learn more.

November 15 – December 31, 2013

Handmade Holidays

 


 
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