June, 2012

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National Woodcarvers Congress Reception

Thursday, June 14, 2012 MAE welcomed the Wordcarvers Congress and the public to this honorary reception. We provided snacks and beverages along with art including hand-carved wooden ducks by Steve Kerper. Kerper’s ducks have been exhibited at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. as well as 48 states and 32 differentRead More

Hand-Carved Wooden Duck Decoys by Steve Kerper

Friday, June 1, 2012-Tuesday, July 31, 2012 MAE hosted a special exhibition in honor of the Woodcarvers National Convention that took place in Maquoketa June 10 through June 17, 2012. Artist Statement Steve Kerper, a self-taught woodcarver, is from New Vienna, Iowa and has been carving wooden duck decoys sinceRead More

Drawing in Cafés by Chuck Morris, MAE Affiliated Artist

Friday, June 1, 2012-Saturday, September 1, 2012 Charles Morris, a Maquoketa Art Experience Affiliated Artist, Maquoketa resident, and husband of artist Rose Frantzen, has been a portrait artist since high school. Portraiture has allowed him plenty of free time for other artistic pursuits, including his small drawings and paintings featuredRead More