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Exhibition Archive: 2002-2004

Angiolo Mazzoni: Architecture in Motion

December 10, 2004 – May 29, 2005
(organized by the Department of Architecture, Kansas State University)

Giving Life to Glass: The Art of Lino Tagliapietra

October 29, 2004 – January 15, 2005

“Giving Life to Glass” contains recent examples from the artist’s most important series, featuring nearly forty individual works and three installations composed of multiple elements.

Thru My Lens: The Photography of Bill Jeffcoat

September 7, 2004 – October 4, 2004

His work centered on commercial photography, but he also photographed people, events, the land, and the community for his own self interest and expression.

Wilbur Niewald: A Retrospective, 1951 - 2004

July 23, 2004 – October 10, 2004

Organized by the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art.
This retrospective exhibition covers a period of fifty-three years. What we as viewers sense throughout is Wilbur Niewald’s uncompromising engagement with the act of painting.

The Daily Seen: Watercolors, Prints, and Drawings by Charles L. Marshall, Sr

July 9, 2004 – September 26, 2004

The exhibition, organized by guest curator Cori North, features material drawn from the museum’s permanent collection, including a large body of work that Charles Marshall, Jr., the artist’s son, recently donated. Also included are a number of Marshall watercolors from the collection of Maybelle Scheetz of Topeka.

Heads & Tales: Portraits of Artists from the Permanent Collection

July 9, 2004 – August 29, 2004

Summer Vacation: Selections from the Permanent Collection

May 21, 2004 – July 23, 2004

Spiritual Journeys: The Art of Robert Sudlow

May 1, 2004 – May 9, 2004

Organized by ExhibitsUSA

John O'Shea, 2004 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print Artist

April 23, 2004 – June 20, 2004

Life Passages: Women, Dress, and Culture

March 1, 2004 – June 6, 2004

An exhibition from the collection of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design

Lasting Impressions: Print Portfolio of Contemporary Native American Artists

October 14, 2003 – December 7, 2003

“Lasting Impressions” was a collaboration between master printer Jack Lemon and 10 Native American artists. The exhibition was co-sponsored by the USD 383 Native American Parents Group.

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith: Works on Paper

October 14, 2003 – December 7, 2003

Everything Must Go: The Toys of Randy Regier

September 2, 2003 – January 4, 2004

Regier creates fictive toys that expose powerful, and often unpleasant, truths about our society and its culture. Regier’s working method involves both the manipulation and transformation of found materials and the fabrication of objects completely from scratch.

...to build up a rich collection: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection

May 17, 2003 – February 8, 2004

Gesine Janzen: 2003 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print Artist

April 17, 2003 – August 3, 2003

Working primarily in woodcut and lithography, Janzen creates images characterized by bold and expressive drawing and a sensitive and harmonious use of color.

Works on Paper: Recent Acquisitions

April 17, 2003 – July 13, 2003

Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs: prize winning photographs from 1940-2000

January 1, 2003 – March 30, 2003

Circulated by the Freedom Forum Newseum, Arlington, VA and funded by the Manhattan Mercury.The exhibition curator is Cyma Rubin, president of Business of Entertainment Inc. in New York City.

Architects’ Sketchbooks Exhibition and Two Lectures on the Expansion of the Nelson-Atkins

October 13, 2002 – December 22, 2002

The exhibition and the lectures were organized by the Beach Museum and the KSUDepartment of Architecture in cooperation with the Nelson-Atkins and with the financial support of the Oscar Ekdahl Memorial Lecture Fund, The American Institute of Architects/Flint Hills, and the KSU Fine Arts Fee.

Shades of Home

October 2, 2002 – December 2, 2004

Patrick Dougherty, an internationally known sculptor, installed an on-site sculpture on the grounds of the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art.

Tony Fitzpatrick: Max & Gaby's Alphabet

October 1, 2002 – December 15, 2002

“Tony Fitzpatrick: Max & Gaby’s Alphabet” is an exhibition featuring a series of twenty-six four-color etchings organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.

Architects' Sketchbooks

October 13, 2002 – December 22, 2002

Beyond Oz: Childrens Book Illustrations from the Region

July 20, 2002 – December 15, 2002

The artists of “Beyond Oz” invited visitors to travel over the rainbow with them: Climb a “Kansas Mountain” and ride a tractor. Ride a train or a riverboat. Kiss dragons good night and take a mud bath with frogs. Bike through the fields with Little Red Riding Hood and go to Diffendoofer School. Search for the alphabet in the world around you. It was the beginning of a wonderful, magical journey into the world of children’s books.

Rodin’s Obsession: The Gates of Hell, Selections from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Collection

June 15, 2002 – August 25, 2002

This exhibition provides Kansans a unique opportunity to see works by famed French sculptor Auguste Rodin . The exhibition was organized and made possible by the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation and is sponsored by Grand M`ere, A Master Planned Golf Course Community.

Tour: Forty Demonic Heads by Ronald Gonzalez

June 8, 2002 – September 15, 2002

“Tour: 40 Demonic Heads by Ronald Gonzalez,” an installation featuring forty heads made of cast and burned plaster, wax, paint, carbon, wire, and animal bones, teeth, and horns.

Rags to Riches: 25 Years of Paper Art By Dieu Donne Papermill

April 2, 2002 – June 30, 2002

Since its founding in 1976, more than 500 artists have worked at this unique not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping artists make art in handmade paper and to exploring its potential.

Past Impressions: The History of the Friends of Art Gift Prints

March 15, 2002 – June 2, 2002

KSU Department of Art Faculty Biennial

February 5, 2002 – May 26, 2002

Clay Body Rhetoric: Ceramic Figures of Speech

February 5, 2002 – March 24, 2002
(organized by Glen Brown, Department of Art, Kansas State University)