Artwork – Ripples

These wonderful Alcohol Ink pieces remind me of skipping rocks into a lake as a kid. These images are 11 x 14 and are matted and framed. Stop in to see them or call for details. There are four in total…imagine them on a large wall as a focal piece.

MVHS Fundraiser – Pottery

We still have a few pieces of the beautiful pottery by Bonnie Ahrens’. Bonnie is the art teacher at MVHS. Stop by to see it or you can order online. Proceeds go to the MVHS Art Program. These make beautiful gifts for that special someone.

Mark Benesh Auction – please read – bidding still open today!!!

We apologize but the auction site expired a wee bit early…please call if you would like to bid today on these items: 319-895-2682

Palisades Park in the Fall – current bid 150.00, next bid 175.00

Palisades Down by the Dam 2 – current bid 100.00, next bid 125.00

Oak Tree at Palisades – current bid 200, next bid 225.00

Palisades Down by the Dam – current bid 275.00, next bid 300.00

You can view these pieces in the online gallery and there is also a Buy it now pricing. All proceeds for to the MVMS art program for these pieces.

Sorry for the mix up, please call and bid now at 319-895-2682. Thanks!

Mark Benesh Art Exhibit Now Showing

Mark Benesh – Acrylic Landscapes

This wonderful exhibit is now showing thru July 31. See for details on the exhibit and auction with proceeds going towards the MVMS Art Program. Ask for a private showing if you are not comfortable with viewing when open because of COVID.

Bonnie Ahrens Pottery Now in the Gallery!

See, then shopping for details. All proceeds go towards MVHS Art Program. All pieces have a black and white side with detailing. 1) Plain 2) Plain 3) Clouds (SOLD) 4) It won’t be this way forever (SOLD), 5) bat (SOLD), 6 jelli fish (SOLD)

Description: High fire porcelain is dishwasher safe and food safe. Wheel thrown pieces are carved near the base to create a texture like chipped stone. Black under glaze is sealed under a thin layer of clear glaze for a semi gloss finish.

Mark Benesh Landscape Art Exhibit

Coming soon Mark Benesh Exhibit June 4 – July 31, 2020. This beautiful 16 piece exhibit will also consist of an online auction of 4 of the paintings with proceeds going to the Mount Vernon Middle School Art Program. Call for details 319-895-2682.

Art ARRAY-20 Results

Art ARRAY-20 was scheduled to open tomorrow with a reception…sadly it will be delayed but, I just received some exciting news today:

1st place: Denise Murphy, Abstract, 2019, Alcohol ink on paper

2nd place: Kalli McCleary, Backyard, 2019, Acrylic on paper

3rd place: Wendy Waltert, Gone Fishing, 2020, Acrylic on postage stamps

This was a juried art show sponsored by the Muscatine Art Center and Muscatine County Arts Council. It is at the Muscatine Art Center which is now closed.Hopefully we will get to see the show soon. Maybe they will do a virtual show. If so, I’ll post a link.

Art ARRAY-20 1st Place (March 18, 2020)