Tag Archives: art
September 30, 2012
by Jetta Barbar
Cultural Arts Center Gallery curator Daniel Reneau wants to create a gallery that Lee’s Summit can be proud of at Metropolitan Community College-Longview. He aims to create bold and unusual shows at the gallery:. Several shows he has previously organized have included bed sheets as wall hangings, twisted wire sculptures, and paper boxes lay out on the floor, colored with charcoal.
Reneau says that such art is more challenging than classic art, which delivers its message immediately to the viewer. [...]
September 20, 2012
by Jetta Barbar
Artist Jonathan Dankenbring opened the Cultural Arts Center gallery season at MCC-Longview’s first exhibit earlier this semester. Dankenbring “has tons of ideas–he’s interested in making you think,” according to gallery director Daniel Reneau. The show explores the viewers’ relationship with technology through a series of minimalist sculpture, print, and drawing.
The exhibition, titled “Lo – gin | fi | technology | and behold | w,” features series of geometric shapes, both mounted and on the floor, which are representative of various forms of technology, past or present. [...]
June 1, 2012
A normal day for Longview student Maxwell Harmon includes going to classes at Blue Springs High School, coming to Longview for classes, and then spending at least 10 hours working on his art. Even though they are long days, Harmon still finds time to master his hobbies, work, and to make more art for the art show he has opening on June 1.
“He works really hard to create his artwork and make it different and exciting,” said Whitney Brown, a student at MCC-Longview and a co-worker of Harmon. “He really listens to people and gets into long conversations about any topic. Max’s stories about doing his art work outside of school and work are gripping, too. He’s crazy for his art.” [...]
February 2, 2012
Lee’s Summit’s GOT ART gallery is seeking artist submissions from MCC art students. Students can place entries by sending their artwork via CD portfolio or email. The entry deadline for the February show is Feb. 8 at midnight, but the application must be turned in with a $10 fee by Feb. 3. Applications are available at www.gotartgallery.com. The GOT ART Gallery is located at 18 SW Third Street, Lee’s Summiti. A second show will be hung in October, and the deadline is Feb. 21 through March 5.