Art In the Barn
Friday, September 15th, 2017
5:30pm-8:30pm
Simpson Barn
6169 Northglenn Drive
Johnston, IA (map)

For Attendees
An exhibition of works by local artists and plenty of appetizers, wine, craft beer, and live music by Brian Congdon are included with admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

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For Artists
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About Art In the Barn

An exhibition of works by local artists and plenty of appetizers, wine, craft beer, and live music by Brian Congdon are included with admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library. Tickets are on sale now at the library and online and at the door the night of the event. Art In the Barn features hanging art exclusively.

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Rather buy tickets in person? Art In the Barn tickets are available at the library –6700 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, IA 50131– and at the door.

The Artists

Jim Bryson

Johnston

Medium: oil paintings

Lisa Cooper

Johnston

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

Nash Cox

Chariton

Medium: Watercolor

Karen Dehaven

Ankeny

Medium: photography

Colleen Eckhoff

Minburn

Medium: pastel, charcoal, pencil

Jenny Eklund

Perry

Medium: Stained Glass

Colleen Gleason

Dallas Center

Medium: Pastel and acrylic

Allison Hall

Des Moines

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Mortician by day, artist by night.

Tammie Harcharik

Johnston

Medium: Art on canvas, collages, repurposed vintage jewelry boxes

Business Name: T Harcharik Designs

Marilyn Johnson

Urbandale

Medium: Alcohol Inks

I have always enjoyed expressing my creativity through art and photography. Last year while searching for the perfect watercolor class I discovered Alcohol Inks. I love the vivid colors, beauty and flow of the inks and so will you!

Mary Nichols

Adel

Medium: Paintings, oil and pastel

Connie Pruitt

Johnston

Medium: Mixed Media Painting

Greg Punelli

Des Moines

Medium: Photography

Greg Punelli lives in Saylorville Township in Polk County and is an avid photographer who loves to photograph wildlife, nature and landscapes. "I want to to explore everything the state of Iowa has to offer. For me it's all about being outdoors and sharing my love of photography."

Michael Riggs

West Des Moines

Medium: Photography

A Norwalk native, for 15 years I've focused on landscape and wildlife photography, and also on local landmarks.

Tracey Simmonds

Ankeny

Medium: Alcohol Inks

Tracey Simmonds creates alcohol ink paintings that juxtapose the loose flowing nature of this medium against controlled detail work to transport the viewer into the painting. She shares her work at local art exhibits, and shares her techniques with workshop participants both locally and on the east coast. Her works are in private collections. She is a contributor to the e-book Alcohol Ink: How It Is Done. Her studio is located in central Iowa.

Tamara Veal

Des Moines

Medium: Acrylic

Karrie Wright

Ames

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Information For Artists

  • Art In the Barn features hanging art exclusively
  • Artists can begin set-up for Art In the Barn at noon on the day of the event
  • Each artist will be allocated two 8'h x 22"w panels

Artist Registration ($20) *required

IMPORTANT! Artist registration for Art In the Barn is now closed

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Johnston Public Library Foundation
6700 Merle Hay Road
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 278-5233