Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

Great Plains Dinner

April 13th, 2012 at 9:55 pm

Richard Porter and Jerilynn and Duane Henrickson talk with Erika Nelson of Lucas after her presentation on folk art this evening at the Friends of the Great Plains dinner at Emporia’s Granada Theatre. Erika Nelson is, among other things, the creator of the World’s Largest Collection of the World’s Smallest Versions of the World’s Largest […]

Art, events, Kansans

Leo Villareal

April 12th, 2012 at 8:03 am

At Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at Johnson County Community College, there’s an art installation at the side of the building – an LED light display by Leo Villareal. You can see it from the street (Quivira Road, I think), and the light just dances. Check out Leo Villareal’s website. Here’s a close-up shot. The […]

Art, cities

The Gallery at Pioneer Bluffs

April 10th, 2012 at 9:55 am

Today’s Flyover People column as seen in The Emporia Gazette:     THE GALLERY AT PIONEER BLUFFS Sitting in the shade on the spacious front porch at Pioneer Bluffs, it felt as if time had slowed to the small-town pace that I remembered from childhood. On the porch I visited with Matfield Green residents, Bill […]

Art, columns, Kansans, small towns

Anna Patricia Keller

April 6th, 2012 at 5:45 am

“Prairie’s Edge” is the work of Patricia Anna Keller of New Mexico. I love the colors and the simple lines in these pieces. Keller’s work is on display in the second floor gallery at Pioneer Bluffs just north of Matfield Green. The show runs through June 24.   Jim Worster visits with Anna Patricia Keller. […]

Art, events, Flint Hills

A Bill McBride sculpture

April 5th, 2012 at 5:21 am

I love this. It’s one of Bill McBride’s sculptures on the grounds at Pioneer Bluffs.

Art, Flint Hills

At the gallery opening

April 4th, 2012 at 5:30 am

Some of Dave’s black-and-white photos share a room with a loom at the Gallery at Pioneer Bluffs. Dave’s exhibit, called “The Working Landscape,” and that of painter Anna Patricia Keller, “Prairie’s Edge,” will be up until June 24 – so there’s plenty of time to drop by Matfield Green for a visit. Here’s how to […]

Art, Flint Hills

Lilacs at Pioneer Bluffs

April 2nd, 2012 at 5:27 am

Lilacs decorated picnic tables at Pioneer Bluffs on Saturday. It wasn’t a strong wind, but enough of a breeze to blow over the jars of water and lilacs, so Elaine Jones put rocks in the jars. These are things we have to do in Kansas. Saturday was the opening for an exhibit at the Gallery […]

Art, events, Flint Hills, Kansans

Dave’s Opening at Pioneer Bluffs

March 27th, 2012 at 7:32 pm

  This Saturday. March 31, 3-5 p.m. Come to Matfield Green for the opening of Dave Leiker’s exhibit. And paintings by Anna Patricia Keller of NM. All of the fun will be at Pioneer Bluffs, just north of Matfield Green on K-177. ***

Art, events, landscape, life on the ground

Visser Hall mural

March 6th, 2012 at 6:14 am

Public art at ESU. Brightening up a gray stairwell in Visser Hall is this colorful mural.

Art, ESU

Springtime in the Flint Hills

March 1st, 2012 at 7:15 am

Photo taken December, 2008.

Art, E-town

The Boss

February 28th, 2012 at 10:13 am

Mural in downtown Leavenworth.