"The Kansas Landscape" Photography Exhibition

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  • Ongoing: until Saturday, March 25, 2006
  • Monday: 10:00am
  • Tuesday: 10:00am
  • Wednesday: 10:00am
  • Thursday: 10:00am
  • Friday: 10:00am
  • Saturday: 10:00am
  • Where: Signs of Life, Lawrence
  • Cost: Free
  • Age limit: All ages

To the casual observer, at first glance, Kansas is mysterious in the ways it is beautiful the endless cornfields may seem subtle and even monotonous to drivers passing through on I-70. Yet Kansas is a statefull of wonder and beauty, and includes everything from woodlands todesert to prairie, a rich tapestry that changes dramatically from seasonto season in an endless play of light and color.Viewers are encouraged to discover the many ways Kansas is full ofheart-piercing beauty in "The Kansas Landscape: Images From Home" by Mark Feiden and Edward C. Robison III, an exhibition of more than 40photographs on view from January 27March 25 at Signs of Life Gallery indowntown Lawrence. The exhibition opens with a free, public reception7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m. Friday, January 27. Please also see community events listed below.Featuring a diverse range of work by Feiden and Robison, "The KansasLandscape" takes a closer look at different areas throughout the state,including Douglas, Elk and Johnson counties. Both artists provide stunningimages of both large-scale perspectives and delicate, intricate details ina variety of landscapes. Stormy skies and wind-tossed meadows areinterspersed with bright fall leaves gilded in the ice of an earlysnowfall. Twilight falls across a darkening horizon and in the mirror-liketranquility of a wandering stream. Rich golds, purples and crimsons bloomin the wildflowers and grasses of the changing seasons.A book filled with prints by both artists accompanies the exhibition andwill be available for purchase at Signs of Life. The gallery also invitesthe public to view new works by featured artists Marilyn Grishaw, StanHerd, Terence Koehn, Heather Smith Jones, and Rodney Troth.COMMUNITY EVENTSPlease join us Saturday, March 11th 5:00-6:00 p.m. for a gallery talk withthe artists, followed by a book signing.

This event was posted Jan. 23, 2006 and last updated Sept. 16, 2014

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