August, 2013

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Opening Reception and Demonstration for Janet Checker’s Women of the Americas Exhibition

Saturday, August 31, 2013 Guests had a fun and informative afternoon at MAE where they got to meet pastel portrait artist Janet Checker. Janet also demonstrated her painting techniques. During the reception, refreshments were served.

Women of the Americas, a Pastel Exhibition by Janet Checker

Saturday, August 17, 2013-Saturday, September 28, 2013 Women of the Americas by Janet Checker Artist Statement My art is a blend of many different creative expressions over many years. Working as a fashion advertising artist in Chicago, I started experimenting with different forms of art in my spare time. BecauseRead More


Saturday, August 17, 2013 This celebration of “art, music, food, and culture” took place in the Mississippi River town of Bellevue, Iowa on Saturday, August 17 through Sunday, August 18, 2012. On Saturday and Sunday, MAE had a booth near the riverfront along with other art vendors. There was alsoRead More