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!

January 30 & 31, 2015


with up to 50% off selected jewelry and multiple cothing retailers.

Located in the former Wedge space.

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

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


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

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


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

July 17 - 20, 2014

Downtown Iowa City Sidewalk Sales. Help us clean house.

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!

October 3 - 12, 2014

American Craft Week: Celebrating Handmade Craft and its Makers

October 3 , 2014

Gallery Walk

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

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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Iowa art gallery focusing on Contemporary American Craft, specializing in Midwestern artists. Includes gallery history, current exhibit, upcoming events, artists directory, hours, directions and online store.