19th-21st Century Midwest American Paintings and Sculpture
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Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle is a 2018 exhibit at the Grand Rapids Art Museum which says: "his multifaceted project was initiated in 2013 when artist Alexis Rockman embarked on a research tour of the Great Lakes region. The centerpiece of the exhibition is a suite of five mural-sized paintings which explore separate themes that emerged during Rockman's travels. These are accompanied by several large-scale watercolors and field drawingsmonochromatic animal and plant studies made from site-sourced organic material such as mud, sand, coal, and leaves." Also see press release and website of artist. Accessed 2/18
The Art of Eric and Mary Ann Bransby is a 2015-6 exhibit at Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery which says: "As the last surviving mural student of Thomas Hart Benton, 99-year-old working artist Eric Bransby continues to draw every day. A selection of 36 paintings and sculpture has been borrowed from Eric and Mary Ann Bransby's Colorado Springs home for this exhibition at the Sandzén Gallery." Accessed 1/17
Fire and Ice: Paintings of the Mississippi River by John Anderson-Bricker is a 2017 exhibit at the Dubuque Museum of Art which says: "Experience the Mississippi River from the perspective of an artist who has painted it in every season since 1997. Concentrating on those biannual extremes of our Midwestern climate -- the boiling humidity of summer and the deep freeze of winter -- this collection of colorful and expressive acrylic riverscapes by Dubuque sculptor and painter John Anderson-Bricker features paintings created over this 20 year period." Accessed 3/17
Grant Wood: American Gothic and Other Fables is a 2018 exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art which says: "Grant Wood: American Gothic and Other Fables brings together the full range of his art, from his early Arts and Crafts decorative objects and Impressionist oils through his mature paintings, murals, and book illustrations. The exhibition reveals a complex, sophisticated artist whose image as a farmer-painter was as mythical as the fables he depicted in his art." Accessed 5/18
Images of the Midwest from the Collection, an exhibition held December 17, 2011 - February 27, 2012, from the Georgia Museum of Art. Accessed August, 2015.
Midwestern Visions: Grant Wood, Marvin Cone and Beyond, an exhibition held September 23, 2006 - June 11, 2008, from the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art. Includes 5:07 video. Accessed August, 2015.
Midwest Modern: The Color Woodcuts of Mabel Hewit was a 2010 exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Art which said: "Hewit learned to make white-line color woodcuts from Blanche Lazzell, the most important practitioner of the technique, in Provincetown, Massachusetts, in 1933. Hewit worked in the medium throughout her five-decade long career. She created exuberantly colored, modernist woodcuts depicting diverse subjects, such as scenes of Provincetown and daily life and views of Saugatuck, Michigan, where she spent 16 summers studying at Ox-Bow, a summer art program." Accessed 10/16
"Midwest Women Artists 1840-1940: Discovering their Work, Telling Their Stories, Learning from the Past," a symposium on November 7 and 8, 2013 at Bradley University in Peoria Il. From the Illinois Wonem Artists Project. Accessed August, 2015.
A Neva Wood Retrospective and Art in Honor of the 200th Anniversary of Howard County was a 2016 exhibit at the Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art, which says:"Wood, who paints primarily in watercolor and oil, is known for exploration of color as design, whether painting realistic or abstract pieces.... Wood is professor emerita of art and former chair of the Department of Art and Design at the University of Central Missouri (UCM) in Warrensburg. " Accessed 12/16
Strength, Dignity, Serenity: Artworks by Del and Martha Pettigrew of Kearney, Nebraska is a 2016-7 exhibit at Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery which says: "Award winning artist Delmar Pettigrew creates wildlife sculptures and oil paintings... Born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska, Martha Pettigrew graduated from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, with a bachelor of fine arts degree.... She has worked as a professional artist, doing both sculpture and paintings, since 1990." Accessed 1/17
"Thirty Years of the Prairie Water Color Painters" is an exhibit held from February 1 through April 19, 2015 at Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery. During the exhbit BSMG made available a .pdf file on its website containing an essay by Cori Sherman North and a checklist. Accessed March, 2015.
Artists in Ohio, 1787-1900: A Biographical Dictionary, By Mary Sayre Haverstock, Jeannette Mahoney Vance, Brian L. Meggitt, Jeffrey Weidman, Oberlin College Library. Compiled by Mary Sayre Haverstock. Contributor Mary Sayre Haverstock, Jeannette Mahoney Vance, Jeffrey Weidman. Published by Kent State University Press, 1999. ISBN 0873386167, 9780873386166. 1066 pages. Google Books says:
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(above: Entrance, American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo: John Hazeltine. © 2012 John Hazeltine)
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