Your Community: Local artist exhibits on display at Johnson County Library

Shawnee Mission Post Sponsor - February 24, 2018 10:00 am

Did you know talented local artists regularly supply us with some amazing art? Come into the Johnson County Library and discover works as captivating for the eye as they are for the mind! The Library features regularly changing exhibits that you’re not likely to find anywhere else.

Juniper Tangpuz
Juniper Albert Tangpuz, a.k.a. T.J., was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. He received a BFA in Sculpture from the University of Kansas and currently works as a mild-mannered studio assistant at Johnson County Community College. He’s able to express his art in a range of materials but considers paper to be his “native language.” He is known for unlocking the secrets of the paper and cardboard sheet and envisions universes where ideas compress, expand and inspire. See more of his work on his website. Meet Juniper on Feb. 28, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at Lackman Library where several of his works are on display through Saturday, April 22.

Dick Daniels
In 100 Rabbits, Dick Daniels used the production of ceramics to create 100 different versions of the same rabbit. The work allowed Daniels, who received an ArtsKC Inspirational Grant for this creation, a method of investigation on how we measure time. Each rabbit is unique yet there is commonality to them, highlighting how time impacts our approach to work, influences our expertise and alters our perceptions.”100 Rabbits” is currently on display this Spring at the Central Resource Library as part of the Library’s TIME exhibition.

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Come see these incredible works of art and learn about other Library art exhibitions at jocolibrary.org/events/exhibitions.

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