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Train Invitational update...

It didn't take long, but we are already behind schedule with this exhibit.

But...customers come first and we were slammed for the last couple of months.

But...we are still very excited about this project and we have some terrific entries.

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0 Comments | Posted 3/5/16 10:34 PM By John Becker in Exhibits Acrylic Prints

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We are working on a fun and new project for early 2016. 

It involves creative photography, trains, Acrylic Prints and the will of the public.

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The Art at Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic has a well earned reputation for high quality medicine.  Mayo also has a world class art collection.

Art is pervasive at Mayo.  The buildings are designed by leading architects and over the years, Mayo has also been gifted many art pieces from some of the most recognized names in the artistic community.

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0 Comments | Posted 5/26/15 9:00 PM By John Becker in Local Exhibits Fine art Business


Creative placemaking in Iowa

"Pinwheel Square" - Mr. & Mr.s Dwight Colliver, Kalona, IA

Who doesn't love windshield time?

On a recent trip through Iowa, it was impossible not to notice the barn quilts.

Barn quilts are these beautiful and creative painted squares placed on the side of a barn that faces the most road traffic.  It is representative of a single quilt block that might be found in a fabric quilt.

They are typically 8'x8' (two pieces of 4'x8' plywood) and usually large geometric patterns.

Barn quilts are a wonderful example of creative placemaking.

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Flyway Film Festival 2011

Last week the Flyway Film Festival unveiled their 2011 signature image.  This year it is an especially striking image and reflects how this event has grown over the years.

We are proud to be a Red Carpet sponsor for this event because it encourages creativity and we are all about things creative.

Gaylord Shanilec did the original engraving and it is called Pelecanus Erythrorhynchos.  We are producing the limited edition (numbered and signed) fine art prints.  See the complete poster by following the link.

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0 Comments | Posted 7/11/11 3:28 PM By John Becker in Local Exhibits